Germany is a land known for its magnificent castles and almost every city has at least one of its own. Overlooking the river, Schloss Stolzenfels is situated on the outskirts of the ancient city of Koblenz. This medieval castle was built by Arnold von Isenburg, the Archbishop of Trier and used as a toll station. Later it was the office of the Electorate of Trier. During the Nine Years War, it was damaged by the French and was in ruin for 150 years. It was gifted to Frederick William IV of Prussia in 1815. He delegated Karl Friedrich Schinkel to rebuild the building. The neoclassic architect turned it into a beautiful neo-Gothic building. It was the Prussian King's favorite summertime residence. Take a stroll through the gardens, halls and royal rooms of this romantic castle to get a glimpse into the past.
Head to the Emser Therme if you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. It was established in the year 2012 and offers a fitness center, sauna services, and a swimming pool. Spectacular modern architecture and state of the art facilities make it one of the most renowned spa and thermal baths in the region. Rejuvenate your body and mind by availing of their massages and wellness packages. Replenish your energy levels by dining in the restaurant located on the premises that serve traditional German dishes.
Come, live-in a castle at the Schloss Rheinfels. The establishment is a splendid piece of artwork that welcomes guests to a land of style, relaxation and luxurious comforts. The rooms here are cozy, comfortable and come with modern amenities. The hotel offers world class services and amenities like a spa, in-house restaurants and a cafe, a fitness center, meeting rooms and a bar. Loaded with comforts, a stay here is surely worth the money.
Perched above the hill, the yellow hued Montabaur castle is one of the most remarkable landmarks. The history of the castle traces back to the 9th Century when it was known as the "Humbach". Later in the 17th and 18th Century, it served as the residence for the Holy Priests until the millennia when it was converted into a hotel. The interiors have been largely renovated to suit the modern times. They provide various types of rooms depending on the occupancy with cutting-edge technology. Wine and dine at the various restaurants and bars located on the premises. Relax and rejuvenate your body as well as mind at the spa or swimming pool. Indulge in outdoor sports activities like tennis, golf or Nordic walking. Bussines meetings and conferences can be held in the event rooms while rental space for occasions like weddings and parties.
Villa Scheid Park is a part of the historic Villa Scheid which was built in 1931. It features a lovely tea house and conservatory as well as a beautiful landscaped garden. The picturesque park forms the perfect setting for weddings, conferences, parties, exhibitions, concerts and theater.
Standing on a prominent rock formation near the beautiful village of Pillig, the Pyrmont Castle has been watching over its viridescent surroundings since the 12th-century. Allegedly built by Cuno of Schonburg, it also housed the first Lord of Pyrmont Cuno II. The castle's architecture is reminiscent of the Staufer era and incorporates many features like the 80.38 foot-tall (24.5 meters) bergfried and the stunning 15th-century Zwinger. its keeps offer impressive views of the Mosel valley.
Sprawled across France, Germany and Luxembourg, the Moselle Valley is one of the most picturesque regions. Comprising of several towns, the German communes and cities like the Koblenz, Trier, Konz, Schweich etc. are located along the course of the Moselle. From forests, mountains and vast meadows, the river valley is largely composed of sprawling terraced vineyards. Famous for its white-wine, the Moselle valley grows world class Riesling, Elbling and Muller Thargau. Haven for wine lovers, Moselle Valley is a spectacular romantic getaway.