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Where is Koblenz?

The city of Koblenz is located in Germany in the north of Rhineland-Palatinate. Koblenz is home to 113,000 people and is, along with Mainz, Ludwigshafen am Rhein and Trier, one of the four biggest cities in the state. The city covers an area of 105,13km². Koblenz is surrounded by the mountains of Eifel, Hunsrück and Westerwald. Neighbouring cities such as Cologne, Bonn and Düsseldorf are not far away. Koblenz is part of one of the biggest centres of industry in Germany.

What’s the weather like in Koblenz?

Koblenz enjoys a temperate climate with a yearly average of 10.8°C. The prevailing westerly wind from the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea brings about 700 mm of precipitation yearly in the West German Lowlands and the Rhine rift. Its location in the valley and the ascending humidity from the rivers Mosel, Rhine and Lahn often cause a “cauldron climate”. The winter sees a lot of fog in Koblenz, while up in the mountains the weather is clear and beautiful. Check out our live webcam for the current weather forecast for today, tomorrow or the weekend.

What’s going on in Koblenz?

If you prefer to explore the city by foot, start your stroll at Münzplatz. “German Corner” is the place, where Mosel river joins the Rhine. Here the Romans established “Castellum apud confluentes”, meaning at the confluence of the two rivers. The city features several museums, city parks, picturesque alleys and many sights. Koblenz has a vast array of restaurants, bars and cafés to please everyone’s taste and is home to many schools and universities. Including the Campus Koblenz of Koblenz-Landau University and RheinMoselCampus Koblenz College.

What to do in Koblenz?

The Koblenz Cable Car is the biggest in Germany and runs from Kastorkirche to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Carrying 7600 passengers per hour it is unmatched internationally. Do not miss the stunning views of Koblenz’ Old Town and German Corner! The bicycle routes along the rivers Rhine and Mosel are very popular and take you to Eifel, Hunsrück and Westerwald. Koblenz is also well connected to the Rhineland-Palatinate hiking trail network. Renowned Rheinsteig and Rhein-Burgen path are runnig through the city, and Moselsteig ends right at German Corner. A trip to Koblenz is always a good idea. Check out our live webcams for more information.