The former officers' mess

The restaurant Casino in the upper castle courtyard.

The most beautiful terrace in Koblenz!

The beer garden with views over the Deutsches Eck and the region.

Relaxation. Culture. Enjoyment.

Discover Ehrenbreitstein Fortress using the Koblenz Cable Car.


Anfahrt Seilbahn Koblenz

Lower station
56068 Koblenz

Upper station
56077 Koblenz-Ehrenbreitstein

Rheinstraße 6
56068 Koblenz

The cable car’s lower station is located within the city on the banks of the Rhine, behind the Basilica of St. Castor and very close to Deutsches Eck. The upper station is situated very near to the entrance of the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress.

Parking in the city centre

Coaches should use a dedicated coach park outside the city centre between drop-off and pick-up, as the waiting time at the pick-up/drop-off points on the banks of the river Moselle is limited to 30 minutes.
Free and signposted, close to the city centre: Pastor-Klein-Strasse 4; alternatively, you can park near the fortress grounds: Niederberger Höhe (former ‘BUGA’ car park).

Car parks in the city centre near the lower station:
Am Görresplatz car park, Schloss car park, Schängel Center underground car park. You can find further information at:

Parking at Ehrenbreitstein Fortress:
Parking in combination with an admission ticket to the fortress (day/season/combination ticket): 
€ 0.60 for each hour (or part thereof)/ Don’t forget to present your parking ticket for the reduced rate in the entrance hall during opening hours.

Parking without an admission ticket to the fortress:
€ 1.20 for each hour (or part thereof)

Access via Koblenz-Ehrenbreitstein, Niederberger Höhe (GPS: Greiffenklaustrasse).


Bus route 1 from Koblenz main railway station (bay D) to bus stop "Deutsches Eck", or 30 minutes on foot. Alternatively, 20 minutes on foot from  railway station “Koblenz Stadtmitte” railway station, e.g via Schlossstrasse (footpath marking: red columns).

Footpath from the city centre

Route marked by red columns to Deutsches Eck and cable car. Ferries operate from the districts of Ehrenbreitstein and Lützel during the day (from April to September).

Along the Rhine or Moselle rivers following the signs to Deutsches Eck.


Regular passenger ferry Ehrenbreitstein-Koblenz-Ehrenbreitstein

March and April: 9 am – 6 pm
May to November: 9 am – 7 pm (Sundays from 8.30 am for passengers of the Goethe)
Ferry operator: Gilles

Excursion and scheduled boat trips
Landing point near the cable car (from April to the end of September).

River cruise ships on the Moselle side
Walk along the Moselle to Deutsches Eck and then a few steps upstream along the Rhine (approx. 10 minutes).

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