Cochem - market square

Cochem is a beautiful and peaceful town near the Moselle river, in Germany, that attracts thousands of tourists from all over the globe. The serenity and tranquility of this place is a gift for those who crave for peace. With several old buildings located here, fans of architecture are considerably attracted to this historically rich city, which was settled as early as the Celtic and Roman times.

The imponent Cochem Imperial Castle (Reichsburg) oversees the city from a nearby hill. The castle is estimated to have been built around the year 1000 AD, was destroyed by the French in the middle 17th century, and was rebuilt in a Gothic Revival style in the late 19th century.

The Winneburg castle suffered the same fate, but wasn’t restored. The center of the town is also worth a visit, to see its beautiful houses, churches and chapels.

As the zone is not very densely populated, it’s perfect for those who wish to escape the noise and tiredness of a hectic life and routine. Those who wish to get a real taste of the German cuisine must consider visiting Cochem, as this small district has a lot to offer. The people here are also known to be very welcoming and amiable, which only adds to the sense of hospitability tourists and visitors like to receive.