Koblenz city in Germany is marvelously located at the intersection of the Rhine and Mosel rivers. The fact that Koblenz straddles both edges of the two rivers makes it a significant economic and defensive center. The remains of lots of ancient fortifications constructed here including Ehrenbreitstein which is situated at the right edge of Rhine river shows the strategic value of the city. The city also has very many well maintained historic attractions, from the most ancient churches in Germany to sumptuous old palaces. Its perfect location is also very good to explore the amazing region of Mosel valley and the UNESCO world heritage part of Rhine valley. The city’s grand houses, gorgeous views, great shops and boasting castles makes it a great tourist destination attracting visitors from all over the world. After touching down, get a rental car in Koblenz to ease your movement here easy and enjoyable. HAPPYCAR offers car hire in Koblenz services with affordable rates that help you get around comfortably, in ease and style. We have vans for those that require transport as a group and a wide variety of cars including SUVs, convertibles, sport cars and sedans.
Deutsches Eck:The German Corner
This is a long slip of land lying between Mosel and Rhine rivers. It offers a great view of the meeting place of the two mighty rivers. It is an important part of this city’s nature as it has been here since 1216. In addition to the wonderful view of these two rivers, Deutsches Eck home to the impressive Monument to Emperor Wilhelm I, a spectacular stature of the old King.
The Fortress of Ehrenbreitein
This magnificent Fortress is perched on the bank of river Rhine and was built between 1817 & 1828. The best way to approach this site, is via a cable - that is the longest in Germany and runs across the Rhine giving a great view of the mighty rivers and the town. You can explore the many exhibits at the fort and enjoy some of the museums around here too. You can also get to enjoy an amazing Baroque dining and a program of theatrical and music productions.
This is a stunning building whose design echoes that of the German corner. It is a cultural and arts center that is at the heart of the city’s square. It is home to Mittelrhein Museum whose displays show the city’s history, a collection of Middle Rhineland sculptures and paintings from Romantic and Baroque period.
The Rhine gardens
This pretty garden has three and a half kilometer long walkways linking green spaces in the eastern edge of Rhine river.
With car rental in Koblenz you can also visit; Alte Burg, Stolzenfels Castle, The Basillica of St. Castor, the electoral palace, The Church of Our Lady among others.
Discover Koblenz with your rental car
Koblenz city is characterized by a warm and temperate climate, the annual average rainfall and temperature being 626mm and 10.2oC respectively. When driving around in your rental car in Koblenz, take an opportunity to taste and try out different German cuisines that the restaurants in the city have to offer. If you are a sushi or rolls lover, Koblenz has amazing restaurants serving a variety of treats and high-quality food like the Sushi Bar Pirates. The city also serves a variety of Mediterranean dishes and some Italian cuisines.
Road trips in Koblenz
After you’ve taken your car hire in Koblenz, it is the time to go for an adventurous road trip and visit some amazing places around the city. You can drive down to;
It is about 38.5 km from Koblenz center. It has awesome half-timber homes which are presently used as local restaurants, shops and hotels. You can also enjoy walking down the valley of wine and tour along the old vineyard.
Once you get that car rental in Koblenz drive to this town which is about 45.1km from Koblenz center. You’ll get to see the world’s largest railway model lit by 300000 small flashlights and having about 200000 miniature trees planted around its layout.