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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 11, 2018

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

 

Sunday, August 12, 2018

from 10.30 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 11, 2018

from 07.00 pm: World Heritage - Dance Party with live music and culinary snacks in the recreational 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 11, 2018

2.00 pm – 8.00 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 12, 2018

11.00 am - 05.00 pmk: 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 (the only intact mountain castle on the Middle Rhine) form a unique backdrop for the fireworks spectacle.

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

 

Saturday, August 11, 2018

10.00 am – 5.00 pm: Guided tours of the Marksburg, which can be reached on foot or by the Marksburg Express.
2.00 pm: City tour through the historic old town (meeting point tourist information).
from 4.00 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.
from 7.00 pm: live music in the Rheinanlagen. 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 10, 2018

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 11, 2018
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, at 9:00 pm Captain D rocks the stage, songs from the 90s are played.

 

Sunday, August 12, 2018
3 pm: Castle games The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco - to match the medieval backdrop of St. John's Church - an English Franciscan monk and his adolescent Adlatus are on a delicate mission.



Information

Tourist-Information Lahnstein

Salhofplatz

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 rivers meet lies one of the most beautiful cities in Germany: Koblenz

 

The Deutsches Eck (German Corner) with the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Denkmal (Emperor William Monument) and the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress are well-known throughout the country – they are points where guests from all over the world converge.

 

Koblenzer Sommerfest (Koblenz Summer Festival) joins Rhine in Flames

A three-day supporting programme centred around the final Rhine in Flames fireworks display in Koblenz. Throughout the day, over 400 artists perform on more than eight stages and play areas. The festival’s three days see Koblenz groups and bands from around the world invite the 150,000 visitors to dance and relax. Long gone are the days when the energetic world music concerts, the living room stage and the headphone (silent) disco in the cosy castle garden were an insider tip. Complemented by high-quality cultural events for children at the water playground as well as an ecumenical service and productions by clubs from Koblenz, the Koblenzer Sommerfest is a celebration for all generations. The big closing fireworks display for Rhine in Flames on Saturday evening is the highlight of the Koblenzer Sommerfest. High-quality gastronomic specialities ensure that you will be well fed on all three days. And don’t forget that while all this is happening, the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress is also hosting the Festungsmusikfest, a live music festival with cover and tribute bands.

 



Information

Tourist-Information im Forum Confluentes

Zentralplatz 1

56068 Koblenz

Telefon: +49 (0)261 - 19433

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