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Oberwesel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Lovely walk

We visited and explored Oberwesel and it's ramparts on 2 different days because of rainy weather... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Explore the City from the Town Walls

After 20 minutes on the boat from St. Goar, we arrive at Oberwesel. Oberwesel boasts some of the... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
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Oberwesel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We visited and explored Oberwesel and it's ramparts on 2 different days because of rainy weather, spending about 2-3 hours total here.....and we learned after the fact that it's best to walk these ramparts starting from the Marktplatz end, particularly if you want to walk...More

Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed 2 July 2017

After 20 minutes on the boat from St. Goar, we arrive at Oberwesel. Oberwesel boasts some of the best medieval wall and tower remains on the Rhine. We enter the city, see the town walls, and climb the stairs to walk along the medieval town...More

Thank JennShio
Reviewed 27 June 2017

the walls are wide, providing a easy walk. parallels the river so you have great views of the water and the boats going up and down the Rhine. with no shelter, I would avoid when the weather is less than good (ice, snow, rain) ..but...More

Thank HollyBerryElf
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We were in Oberwesel over Christmas and on Christmas eve the town shuts down for a week. With lots of time on our hands we decided to do the defensive wall walk and look at all of the towers; it was very nice, cool views...More

Thank Dominique G
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is a nice wall that goes most of the way around Oberwesel. It does not have a covered walkway as Rothenburg does. It is a walkway atop the wall. There are several towers.

Thank bigtyke
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The walk along the Oberwesel Wall was interesting and enjoyable. It parallels the Rhein River and offers excellent views. It was also an easy walk that allowed you to get an overview of the town. I recommend it.

1  Thank Lynne P
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We took a lunch picnic up on the wall, and went back one night for an incredible view of the sunset and the Rhine. If you are traveling through the area by train it is a nice place to stop and stretch your feet. We...More

Thank Ditzyleopard
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Our last full day in Oberwesel we decided to walk from the castle around the city. We walked the entire length of the wall. would love to have seen the city when the wall was still completely intact.

Thank VinoBambinos
Reviewed 2 August 2015

These were fun, but most of it is unavailable to explore. Worth going though but it doesn't take that long to see it.

Thank dutchamericanfamily5
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Extremely cool walk through. With towers all over town, the city itself is a historical walk. The towers along the trail on the western side of the city are really cool.

2  Thank rsg1050
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