city in Rhein-Lahn-Kreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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

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The main parts of the town 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.

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Exit the B42 south of Koblenz.

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

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There are two equally important train stations in Lahnstein and one more minor one. SE10: Frankfurt - Koblenz serves both major stations

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Map of Lahnstein

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

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

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