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Kaub is a town in the Middle Rhine Valley, in the state Rhineland-Palatinate.


Beim Alten Zollhaus, one of many cultural heritage monuments in Kaub

Get in[edit]

By Car[edit]

On the B42 north of Rüdesheim

Fährgemeinschaft Kaub Ferry across the Rhine from the B9, Bacharach / Oberwesel.

By cruise boat[edit]

KD[dead link] (Köln Düsseldorfer Deutsche Rheinschiffahrt AG) and BRFS [formerly dead link] (Bingen-Rüdesheimer Fahrgastschiffahrt) boats cruise the Rhine stopping at Kaub.

By train[edit]

SE10: Frankfurt - Koblenz

Get around[edit]


Burg Pfalzgrafenstein with the boat that ferries between Kaub and the toll station in the background
  • 1 Pfalzgrafenstein Castle (Burg Pfalzgrafenstein). Toll station on the Rhine island built in 1327. Pfalzgrafenstein Castle (Q696951) on Wikidata Pfalzgrafenstein Castle on Wikipedia
  • 2 Blücherdenkmal (Monument to Blücher). On New Year's Night in 1813/1814 the Prussian General Blücher and his 60,000 soldiers with 20,000 horses crossed the Rhine with the aid of the pilots from Kaub and a pontoon bridge, to drive Napoleon out of Germany.
  • 3 Burg Gutenfels. 13th-century castle above the town. Visitors can walk round the exterior, but is in private hands. Gutenfels Castle (Q164816) on Wikidata Gutenfels Castle on Wikipedia







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