Reginald Wright spent five years of his childhood in Koblenz. 25 years later he revisits the Deutsches Eck, the Ehrenbreitstein fortress and the old town.
For many Eltz Castle near Koblenz is the epitome of a knight's castle. It reflects different ages as building work went on for 500 years.
The English painter Joseph Mallord William Turner is considered one of the fathers of Rhine romanticism. 200 years after his first trip to the river, tourists can stand on the spots where he captured his views.
The Rhine is particularly beautiful between Koblenz and Rüdesheim. Check-in host Lukas Stege visits the river castles and Lorelei rock, and meets the regional Wine Queen.
On Saturday, the head of the Alternative for Germany Frauke Petry and Marine LePen from France's National Front are to meet at a gathering of European right-wing parties. This is a controversial event within the AfD.
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