COCHEM AND THE ROMANTIC LANDSCAPE OF THE MOSELLE VALLEY

Explore the romantic city of Cochem with its various sights and attractions or stroll along the banks of the Moselle river. 

Visit the historical quarter with its narrow, winding streets, shops and boutiques, cozy cafes and wine bars within minutes walking distance of our Hotel Vintage. 

Our experienced staff members will be glad to help you plan your excursions in our holiday region.  Enjoy the following insider tips to plan your next trip in the Moselle region.

Cochem

The city of Cochem is not only famous for its wineries, but also for the various sights the city has to offer: 

 

1. Reichsburg Cochem: Located on top of a hill overlooking the city, the imperial castle is one of the sights that is hard to miss in Cochem. 
2. Chair Lift: For a magnificent view of the city grab the chair lift to the Pinner Kreuz - the cities best lookout point. Wildlife Park Klotten is also accesible via the chair lift. 
3. Bundesbank-Bunker: Join one of the guided tours in former vault of the German Federal Bank and discover the mystery of the secret currency that was hidden here.
4. Historic city centre: Stroll through the narrow streets and see the lovingly restored half timbered houses with the typical slate roofs, the historical marketplace, medieval town gates, churches and walls. Shops in the city centre are also open on Sundays.
5. Mustard Mill: Visit the 200 year old Mustard Mill, experience the craftsmanship or join one of the guided tours through the mill. 
6. Gemstone Museum: Visit the Gemstone Musem in Cochem, learn all about gemstones and see how they are prepared. 
Wine Tasting: Visit one of the many wineries for a wine tasting. 
7. Boat Tours: Experience the Moselle Valley by boat and hop on one of the many boats that depart from Cochem.  
8. Moselbad: If you are travelling as a family the swimming pool in Cochem-Cond is a great place to visit. The pool has an indoor and outdoor area, a waterslide, kiddiepools, swimming pool with artificial waves and tanning beds. 
9. Hiking and Cycling: Enjoy the paths in Brauselay nature reserve or choose one of the many trails of the Moselsteig  
10. Golfresort Cochem: Play a round of golf at the Cochem's very own golf resort

Moselle

 1. Beilstein is one of the most delightful villages in the Moselle region. It is also known as Sleeping Beauty of the Moselle Valley

2. Moselsteig: Hike along one of the many trails of the 365km long Moselsteig - the trail recently won Germany's most beautiful hiking trail (2016)

3. Calmont-Klettersteig: Test your stamina on the steep Calmont hiking trail  - the steepest wine garden in Europe 

4. Wild und Freizeitpark Klotten: Visit wildlife and amusement park Klotten. Next to experiencing birds, deer, racoons and other wildlife your kids can also hop on one of the many rides the park has to offer 

5. Trier: Visit the more than 2000-year-old city of Trier and experience its Roman heritage, such as the famous Porta Nigra gate

6. Koblenz: Visit Koblenz for its interesting sights such as the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, Deutsches Eck and its marvelous old city centre

7. Traben-Trarbach: This city used to be one of the most important wine-trading cities of the Moselle region. Visit the historic underground wine cellars that also host a Christmas market in the winter time

Eifel

Explore the unspoiled landscapes of Eifel National Park. Hike in the woods or discover the many streams, rivers and unique volcanic lakes in this area.

Interesting sights

1. Burg Eltz: Medieval Eltz Castle in Wierschem is one of the few castles in Germany which has never been destroyed 

2. Maria Laach: This abbey is not only known for its fine Romanesque architecture, but also for its magnificent gardens, plant nursery and the many other workshops of the congregation

3. Nürburgring: With the legendary "Green Hell". The race circuit does not only host various events, but also recently opened a museum.  

4. Vulkanpark Eifel: Discover the Eifel National Park in one of the many museums and learn more about the volcanic landscape. The many volcanic lakes are often described as the Eifel's eyes.    

Hunsrück

Geierlay: New! Discover Germany's longest suspension bridge with its spectecular view