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City Wall and Fortifications Andernach

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Touch of history

We enjoyed walking in this beautiful historical town and discover the remains of old fortification... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Old defences

Just wander along and follow the walls and fortifications, in better condition than a lot of modern... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Doug C
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Am Stadtgraben, 56626 Andernach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 2632 9879480
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed walking in this beautiful historical town and discover the remains of old fortification which is well preserved. At most of the gates you can find a sign with the name of it and a few facts about its history.

Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Just wander along and follow the walls and fortifications, in better condition than a lot of modern structures. Impressive.

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Walls are in excellent shape, allows all of the fans of old architecture to enjoy the climate of the medieval city! Town centre if Andernach is full of such a places and historical buildings! However, it’s worth to notice Andernach is 2nd the oldest city...More

Thank denisgierczak
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This was a short visit as we were on a Rhine cruise and had docked in Andernach. The town wall and fortifications were excellent and extremely interesting. We wished we had been able to explore the town further.

Thank JAA_MK
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a few hours wandering around this nice old town with its imposing towers and high defensive wall remains. Plenty of good info boards around the wall sections.

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were on a river cruise and our boat docked on the Rhine on the out skirts of Andarnach. We walked through the park and ran across the Rhine tor. I was intrigued by the plaque giving it's history and the battle...More

Thank mustanggt05
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

It is a very nice town with a lot of things to look at. The old town wall is very well preserved. Taking a walk at the guided (from brochure) tour is a good way to discover the city. A lot of spices and fruits...More

Thank BjarneM111
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This tower is one of the most imposing late medieval towers in Germany situated near Rhine. It is more than 560 years old and 168 foot high or 147 steps. It costs just €1 euro and there are leaflets in various languages. It is run...More

Thank gandyworldwide
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Wish we had longer as Andernach has so much to offer. The city wall and fornications were excellent and well worth the effort to visit. To really appreciate what this quaint town has to offer, you need time. Have fun exploring

Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Besides offering daily tours of the geysir, Andernach also offers great guided walking tours of the old parts of town. Andernach has a pedestrian area and it is not easy to get lost. Check out the castle and walk along Hochstrasse until you reach the...More

Thank peter L
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