Germany Trip Plan:
Medieval Feast at the Cochem Castle

Germany trip plan: Medieval Feast at the Cochem Castle
City of Cochem
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Enjoy medieval cuisine and festival in one of Germany's most beautiful castles, the Castle of Cochem. This romantic town located right a bend in the Moselle river is flanked by gorgeous hiking paths and steeped in history.

Note: This is a trip plan (self-driving, stay in a vacation apartment, explore on your own)
Duration: 3 Day
Recommended Destination Airport: Düsseldorf Airport

Trip Plan Details:

This trip includes the following items in the price calculation:

  • 2 nights
  • 1-hour boat ride anywhere along the Moselle River
  • 1 x Tour of the Cochem Castle
  • 1 x medieval banquet with a program and musical entertainment

Cost Estimate:

We compiled some starting prices and rough estimates to help you better with your Germany trip planning.

Lodging: starting at $172 for 2 persons / 3 days
Admissions: starting at $178 for 2 persons / 3 days
Estimated Total Cost:2 persons, starting at $350 / 3 days
 4 persons, starting at $525 / 3 days

Travel Itinerary

Day 1: Friday: Arrival

Day 1: Friday: Arrival
Out on the Town in Cochem
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Throughout the first day take a walking trip around Cochem to familiarize yourself with the town. The well-known town on the Moselle and its scenic surroundings offer a warm welcome. After dinner, it's time for a pub crawl through Cochem with its wide selection of German beer and little dancing spots you'll be out until the early morning hours. A social evening is guaranteed!

Day 2: Saturday: Medieval Feast in the Cochem Castle!

Day 2: Saturday: Medieval Feast in the Cochem Castle![ source: Wikipedia]

Well rested from a hearty German breakfast, you can explore the beautiful Moselle town of Cochem with its many half-timbered houses, picturesque streets and numerous wine bars. Take the chairlift to Pinnerkreuz and enjoy a beautiful view over the city. At the same time, you will be surrounded by the flair of a lively shopping town.

What would a stay on the Moselle River be without a riverboat cruise? Enjoy the beautiful Moselle valley from the water. Surrounded by vineyards, experience the boat ride as a unique experience. Thus the afternoon will fly by. On to the imperial castle in Cochem! Travel back in time to the days of the knights of the old. Experience the grace of the castle as it was during the Middle Ages on the castle tour. Then you'll be seated with your friends in the cellar of the guild and enjoy the Cochem Castle medieval banquet. For every medieval banquet, of course, there is music and entertainment, which is the "Spectaculi" supplies to make the evening unforgettable.

Day 3: Sunday: Pack it up

Day 3: Sunday: Pack it up
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After breakfast, find some time for a hearty Frühshoppen (morning shopping trip). Take with you some cultural memorabilia to always hold a piece of Cochem in your hands.

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Cochem is the capital of the district Cochem-Zell in Rhineland-Palatinate. It is situated in the valley of the Moselle River, at the foot of a hill surrounded by a feudal castle, the Reichsburg, dating from 1051. The town is surrounded by vineyards.…  [ + ] More Details

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