1426 2019 Ehrenbreitstein Fortress Koblenz Rhine Valley Germany

Ehrenbreitstein Fortress was said to have been the largest military fortress in Europe except for Gibraltar – At 118 metres above the Rhine, the fortress has the most fantastic views over Koblenz and the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. The Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, was constructed in its present form between 1817 and 1828. Its origin dates back to the year 1000. Today you can reach it from this side of the river by cable car. Unfortunately closed today.