The Loreley

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This legendary rock has become the symbol of the Romantic Rhine and has a very special place in German literature. Heine's poem « I know not whence cometh my sadness» is traditionally played aboard ship when the promontory comes into view.

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Loreley viewpoint
Loreley viewpoint
Several different spurs afford a
1:00
Wellmich Church
Wellmich Church
The church contains traces of 15C wall
0:15
Castle
Castle
This fortress, located close to the
1:00
Rheintal
Rheintal
The Rhine flows from Switzerland
5:00
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Loreley viewpoint
Loreley viewpoint
Several different spurs afford a
1:00
Rheintal
Rheintal
The Rhine flows from Switzerland
5:00
See all