Our cycling trip continues through Niederheimbach with the Heimburg and the ruin Fürstenberg with view of the ruin Nollig on the right riverbank towards Bacharach. This city is well-known for the Castle Stahleck and the picturesque ruins of the Wernerkapelle. You take the ferry to the opposite riverbank.
8 St. Goar
Then you arrive in St. Goar, where the largest castle tuin at the Rhine - fortress Rheinfels - is waiting for your visit. !!! Break your trip to visit the castle. !!! Delightful castle for children. Do not forget to take along a torch. In St. Goar you take the Loreley ferry to St. Goarshausen on the opposite riverbank.
The city of Rhens houses a particular monument of German history: the Königsstuhl (Royal Chair). From here you continue towards Koblenz-Stolzenfels.
Here you see one of the most beautiful mansions of Germany. Its ochre walls light up against the green of the forest. Already from a great distance you have a magnificent view of this part of the cycling trip.
Then you take the ferry to the other riverbank and you follow the Rhine downstream to Braubach.
Narrow alleys and romantic timbered houses accentuate the medieval character of Braubach. Above the city you see the silhouette of the Marksburg. This castle has never been destroyed and it is one of the most beautiful fortifications of Europe. !!! You can drive to the Marksburg or take the footpath. Then the cycling trip continues to the Martinsburg in Oberlahnstein and further to Lahnstein.
16 Koblenz - End of the cycling trip
The last stage of your cycling trip brings you to Koblenz, the final destination of the cycling trip along the romantic castles and mansions. There you see the Deutsches Eck with the mighty fortress Ehrenbreitstein on the opposite riverbank.
Source: drawings received with thanks from the Mittelrheinforum.
Translator: Thanks to Freddy Storm - a speedy flem
|Source: Photo Loreley Felix Koenig, Photo Marksburg Braubach Touristik||© 2006 go_on Software GmbH|