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Festung Ehrenbreitstein 1, 56077 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 261 66754000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is big and can take a better part of the day to wander around. It has exhibits and talks about the surrounding areas, but does NOT give medieval tour. It has a some rooms and lots of areas to look at but most...More

1  Thank El1Lobo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fortress has never been attacked in wars but well worth a visit when you are in Koblenz. You can reach it via the cable car from the city (combination tickets for tram and entrance!) the fortress itself is very interesting and you have the...More

Thank Endeavour13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a large fortress and impressive at that, but there was not much inside and no real wow factor. If you are in the area I would recommend a visit with the cable car ride, but with much to see along the Rhine/Mosel I would...More

Thank Ballymoss18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are many, many castles along the river Rhein. But this fortress is special. First, do yourself a favor and take the aerial cable car from the Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer directly at the river up to the fortress plateau - and look out for car No17, because...More

Thank Axel T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fortress park is amazing. You can literally spend hours here and love every minute. There are exhibits, tours, and various events and activities. There's plenty of food and drink available and even wine to taste. The fortress began construction in 1817 and was finished...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our combined ticket cost 12.50 euros for we seniors. Cable -car takes around 15mns with good views of the city and rivers. We were given a map & also got a bit lost trying to match up where we were with the numbers given. The...More

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We came with friends by cable car and bought a combined ticket to visit this place. Its position above Koblenz is wonderful and the buildings are certainly impressive. There is a museum and a number of changing exhibitions which have nothing to do with the...More

1  Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Large portions of the fortress were off limits during my February visit. Getting lost within the fortress was part of the fun, but when you want to leave and coming upon many deadends because of closures was frustrating. Tourists could benefit from more signage in...More

1  Thank MaxwellWade
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We purchased the cable car and fortress combo for 13.80 euros which was well worth it.The views from the cable car and from the fortress are great. The fort is huge and it's amazing to see how large it is inside- it's like a small...More

1  Thank Christine D
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Incredible fortress which you can access by cable car with wonderful views of the Mosel and Rhine confluence and Koblenz. If you don’t speak German I recommend you take the audio guide as otherwise you won’t understand much - barely anything is translated into English....More

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9 July 2018|
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Response from Wendy R | Reviewed this property |
The fortress is open from 9am - 7pm. You can get a combined Cable Car and fortress ticket at the Deutsches Eck which costs 13.80 euros for an adult, 6.20 euros for a child and 12.50 euros for a concession.
23 February 2018|
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Response from SarahG57 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - bought it at the cable car ticket office near the German corner. Entry to the fortress and the cable car.