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Lahnstein is a town on the right-hand side of the Middle Rhine Valley where the river Lahn flows into the Rhine.


The main parts of the town on are on the Rhine, Oberlahnstein being south of the river Lahn and Niederlahnstein north of the river. There are also a number of small communities along and above the river Lahn belonging to the town. These include Friedland, Freidrichssegen and Lahnstein auf der Höhe.

Get in

By Car

Exit the B42 south of Koblenz.

By cruise boat

KD (Köln Düsseldorfer Deutsche Rheinschiffahrt AG) boats cruise the Rhine stopping at Oberlahnstein.

By train

SE10: Frankfurt - Koblenz, with stops in Oberlahnstein and Niederlahnstein

Get around


  • 1 Lahneck Castle (Burg Lahneck).
  • 2 Hexenturm, Salhofplatz, +49 2621 914171. Town and part of the the town wall
  • 3 Altes Rathaus (old town hall), Hochstraße 34, +49 2621 914296. 15th century timbered building






There are a couple of camp-sites situated in the Lahn valley between Friedland and Freidrichssegen.


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