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In addition to the view of several fireworks displays and the passing convoy of ships, visitors to the participating towns and cities can expect a varied musical entertainment programme with guided tours of the city, summer night festivals and excellent cuisine from local kitchens and cellars.

 


Spay, Brey, Rhens

For those guests who prefer to keep firm ground under their feet yet still want to experience the impressive atmosphere of the Bengal flares, illuminated ships and fireworks displays, we have a wide range of options waiting just for you in the wine villages of Spay, Brey and Rhens. Varied programme items ensure that spirits will already be high in the afternoon. Excellent food and drinks are available everywhere.


Spay

The Rhine promenade, which consists mainly of half-timbered houses, is beautiful and offers a magnificent view of the Marksburg castle on the opposite side. The historic centre of the town also invites you to enjoy an extensive tour. At the end of the village, towards Boppard, you will find the historically important Peterskapelle chapel and its splendid grounds.

 

Saturday, August 10, 2019

6 pm: Summer party with fireworks on the Boxelöfterplatz right on the Rhine promenade, live music, cocktail bar

 

Sunday, August 11, 2019

from 11 am: Musical morning drink on the Boxelöfterplatz with the chapel of the volunteer fire department Spay


Brey

A piece of a World Heritage Site on the Middle Rhine. In Brey, an important ground monument from the Roman period has been preserved to this day: a Roman aqueduct. In the centre of the village, there are many lovingly renovated half-timbered houses to admire. If you’d like to try some wine, look no further than Breyer Hämmchen.

 

Saturday, August 10, 2019

from 7 pm: World Heritage - Dance Party with live music and culinary snacks in the recreation area Wilhelm directly on the Rhine


Rhens

An enchanting, historic old town with half-timbered buildings (such as the old town hall) that’s surrounded by an almost completely preserved city wall. A striking part of the city wall is the Scharfe Turm tower on the banks of the Rhine. It once served as a watchtower and toll tower; later it was used as a prison and torture chamber. The legendary Königsstuhl (King’s Chair) is a symbol of German history.

 

Saturday, August 10, 2019

2 pm – 8 pm: Sharp tower (witch tower) open to visitors

 

from 03.30 pm: World Heritage Party on the banks of the Rhine: the best of the kitchen and cellar offer you the restaurateurs of the city and the Rhenser scouts with live music directly on the Rhine.

 

Sunday, August 11, 2019

11 am - 5 pm: Sharp tower (witch tower) open to visitors

 


Information

 

Tourist-Information Erlebnis Rheinbogen

Am Viehtor 2

56321 Rhens

Telefon: +49 (0)2607 - 49510

touristik@erlebnis-rheinbogen.de, www.erlebnis-rheinbogen.de



Braubach

Romantic half-timbered houses and flourishing grounds along the Rhine which are set at the foot of the Marksburg castle (the only undestroyed mountain castle on the Middle Rhine) form a unique scenery for the firework spectacle.

You have a view of the fireworks in Spay, Rhens and Braubach. Sufficient parking for buses and cars. There are also caravan parking spaces directly on the Rhine riverbank.

 

Saturday, August 10, 2019

10 am – 5 pm: Guided tours of the Marksburg, which can be reached by foot or by the Marksburg Express.


2 pm: City tour through the historic old town (meeting point tourist information).


from 4 pm: Summer night party with music and entertainment in the Rhine facilities. From there you have a magnificent view of the Bengali illuminated Rhine shore and the passing ship convoy. Mountain Firework on the Mühlberg.


from 7 pm: live music at the Rhine promenade. The cover band Ohne Filter will take you on a musical journey through five decades of rock and pop history.



 Information

Tourist-Information Braubach

Rathausstraße 8

56338 Braubach

Telefon: +49 (0) 2627 - 976001

info@braubach.de, www.braubach.de



Lahnstein

The town on the Rhine and the Lahn with the longest illuminated stretch of the Rhine (6 km) not only offers numerous sights, but also a lot of history. And plenty of celebration, too! From the grounds of the Johanneskloster monastery, you not only have a unique view of three fireworks displays, but you can also experience the second-largest fireworks of the evening from very close range! Let yourself be enchanted as the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine celebrates and the city shines in an inimitable light!

 

Friday, August 09, 2019

from 8pm: 80s Fete at Kulturscheune - celebrate the ultimate 80s party in the most rustic location in the region.

 

8 pm: Castle games The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco - matching the medieval backdrop of St. John's Church - an English Franciscan monk is on a delicate mission with his adolescent Adlatus.

 

from 10 pm: Legendary Lahneck Castle - discover the dark secrets of the city in the spooky courtyard. Registration / Tickets at the tourist information Lahnstein.

 

Saturday, August 10, 2019
2 pm: Unter Dampf opens the 5-inch model railway on the grounds of the sports field Viktoriabrunnen - presented by the garden railway department of the MEC Rhein-Lahn e.V.

 

from 2 pm: Guided tour along the historic city wall - In the footsteps of the Electors and Bishops - Registration required.

 

4 pm: Scenic tour at the Martinschloss Lahnsteiner Zeitzeugens. Let yourself be carried away by the history of the medieval Talburg - meeting point in the courtyard of the castle.

 

from 4 pm: Launch on the grounds at the Lahn estuary with RPR1 presenter Ralf Schwoll. From 6:00 pm live music with BUZZ, following the Bobbin Baboons rock with rock n' roll from the fifties the fiftieth jubilee of the city of lahnstein.

 

Sunday, August 11, 2019
01:00 pm - 06.00 pm: jumble sale at the parking area of the Globus department store.



Information

Tourist-Information Lahnstein

Kirchstraße 1

56112 Lahnstein

Telefon: +49 (0)2621 - 914171

touristinfo@lahnstein.de, www.lahnstein.de




Koblenz-Stolzenfels

In the district of Stolzenfels, you’ll find the fairy tale Stolzenfels Castle. Since the middle of the 19th century, the castle which was drafted by architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel has been an indispensable part of Rhine romanticism. During a guided tour, visitors can admire paintings and furniture from the 16th to 18th centuries as well as neo-Gothic furniture from the 19th century.




Koblenz

Where the Rhine and Moselle flow together is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany: Koblenz.

 

The Deutsches Eck, the cable car over the Rhine and the Ehrenbreitstein fortress are well-known throughout the region and are a meeting place for guests from all over the world.

 

The Koblenz supporting programme will be the a three-day Koblenz Summer Festival from 9 to 11 August 2019: On the banks of the Rhine and Moselle around the Deutsches Eck, over 300 artists will be celebrating a summer festival that spans all genres and generations. More than 300 artists present themselves on 9 stages and invite the 150,000 visitors to dance, but also to relax. Energetic world music concerts, a living room stage and the headphone (silent) disco in the cozy castle garden have long since ceased to be a secret tip. In Augustas-Weingärtchen there will be music with tasty wines and a special culinary offer. Complemented by a water festival for families and an ecumenical service, the Koblenz Summer Festival is a festival for all generations.

 

The large conclusion firework of Rhine in flames over the fortress Ehrenbreitstein on Saturday at 23.00 o'clock is the highlight of the Koblenzer summer celebration. Rhein in Flammen will be broadcasted live on SWR television from 8.15 p.m. on 10 August. Radio SWR4 will broadcast the music for the fireworks from 23.00 hours.

 

The cable car commutes between Ehrenbreitstein Fortress and the Koblenz Summer Festival venue (travel times: Friday to 00.00, Saturday to 01.00, evening ticket from 18.00: € 8.00).

At the FestungsMusikFest from 09. to 10.08.2019 in the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, live music will create the atmosphere.

With: INTERSTELLAR OVERDRIVE - The Pink Floyd Experience (09.08.2019) and BOUNCE - No. 1 Bon Jovi Tribute Band (10.08.2019). Admission free! Info: www.tor-zum-welterbe.de

 

Admission to the Koblenz Summer Festival is free. Cultural contribution via Koblenz cup & Koblenz wine glass: 3,00 Euro.

 

Experience the Rhine in flames on the Koblenz-Touristik Ship!

Services: Boat trip on the MS Asbach on Saturday, 10.08.2019, 3-course menu incl. 1 glass of sparkling wine

Price: 108,00 € p.P.

Registrations by e-mail to stefan.ohlwein@koblenz-touristik.de

Attention: Only a few places left!

From August 2019: tickets for the shipcruise in 2020 will be available.

 

 



Information

Tourist-Information in the Forum Confluentes

Zentralplatz 1

56068 Koblenz

Telefon: +49 (0)261 - 19433

touristinformation@koblenz-touristik.de, www.koblenz-touristik.de