Set where the Moselle River meets the Rhine, some 79 mi/127 km northwest of Frankfurt, Koblenz, Germany, offers an impressive waterfront and a number of graceful 17th- and 18th-century buildings.
The small Mittelrhein Museum displays some of the Romanticism-era paintings that helped to make the nearby Rhine Valley so famous. Visit the colorful Basilica of St. Kastor and ride the ferry and the chairlift to Festung Ehrenbreitstein, a gigantic fortress on the heights across the Rhine.
In the M... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.