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"Am staying at Bad Munstereifel. Is there a direct nearby road bridge crossing from West Rhine to Linz am Rhein? Many thanks." (posted 08/26/2015)

Hello, there is a ferry from Kripp (west side) to Linz. This runs from morning until night 6:00 24.00 for cars and people, takes about 5 minutes. Ferry ride is cool. Greetings from Linz am Rhein Joerg Heinzel
Answer provided by Joerg Heinzel on 08/26/2015
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There is a ferry from Sinzig to Linz. It only takes a few minutes to get to other side dei and costs about 3 - 4 euros. In Bonn and Andernach there are bridges.
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"Is there a Christmas Market in Linz and,if so, when is it on" (posted 11/09/2014)

Hello, yes every Advent weekend Saturday and Sunday is open to the Christmas market. But also to Cologne it IS only an hour by train from Linz. Greetings from Linz am Rhein Joerg Heinzel
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Yes, there is a Christmas market. On the following website you can view the dates: http://www.linz.de/html2005/deutsch/veranstalt/vs-0.htm Sincerely, Vera Pietschmann
Answer provided by Vera Pietschmann on 11/10/2014
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Linz am Rhein Overview

Linz am Rhein is situated on the right bank of the river Rhine near Remagen (Remagen vacation rentals | Remagen travel guide), approx. 25 km southeast of Bonn (Bonn vacation rentals | Bonn travel guide) and has about 6,000 inhabitants. It is the sister city of Marietta, Georgia in the United States, Linz in Austria and Pornic in France.

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The town is also a destination for tourists thanks to its location next to the Rhine river and its colorful half-timbered houses.

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More about the History of Linz am Rhein

The town of Linz was first mentioned in an official document in 874 and called "Lincesce".

Between 1206 and 1214 the parish church of St. Martin was built at the most elevated spot of the town. A former church, which was located at the same place, had been destroyed during the fights of Otto IV and Philip of Swabia in 1198. During reconstruction work in 1981 the remains of graves and foundations belonging to the former church were found.

The most important political decision for Linz was taken in the late Middle Ages. Between 1304 and 1332 Linz was officially awarded city status by the Archbishop of Cologne (Cologne vacation rentals | Cologne travel guide), Heinrich II of Virneburg. Shortly after having been declared a "city", the castle Burg Linz was built.

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Linz am Rhein (in English Linz on the Rhine) is a municipality in the district of Neuwied, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

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