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Cochem & the Reichsburg Castle

Cochem & the Reichsburg Castle, Cochem, Germany (B)

When you think of Germany, you undoubtedly imagine castles like Schloss Neuschwanstein or half-timbered towns like Rothenburg ob der Tauber. But what if I were to tell you, that there is more to Germany beyond the most touristy places of other romantic castles and historic towns offering a glimpse into the past? Would you believe me?

I hope so, because I’m about to introduce to you the small historic town of Cochem, located in Rhineland-Palantine, not far from Koblenz which sits along the left bank of the Mosel river.

Quite off the beaten track in Germany, but not completely unknown to tourists, this picturesque town with his cobbled-stoned allies and half-timbered houses is packed with quaint cafes and restaurants, surrounded by rolling hills of vineyards topped with the an Imperial Castle.

While the town is certainly small and can be easily seen within a day, there are plenty of reasons to extend your stay. No need to hit this town with a wham-bam-thank-you-ma’am, checked you off my bucket list! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Cochem & the Reichsburg Castle
Guide Location: Germany » Cochem
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lorelei Frey
Read it on Author's Website: https://caliglobetrotter.wordpress.com/2016/11/01/cochem-the-reichsburg-castle/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Reichsburg Castle
  • Market Square
  • Rathaus
  • Mosel-Wein Express
  • Senfmühle