©

Kaub trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Kaub

Trip Planner Europe  /  Germany  /  Rhineland-Palatinate  /  Kaub
Kaub is a town in Germany, state Rhineland-Palatinate, district Rhein-Lahn-Kreis. It is part of the municipality Loreley. It is located on the right bank of the Rhine, approx. 50 km west from Wiesbaden. It is connected to Wiesbaden and Koblenz by railway. Population 1100. It has a Roman Catholic and an Evangelical church, and a statue of General Blücher. The trade mainly consists of the wines of the district.Kaub is known for the castle Pfalz, or Burg Pfalzgrafenstein, situated on a rock in the middle of the Rhine. According to legend, the Palatine countesses awaited their confinement in the Pfalz, but in reality the castle served as a toll-gate for merchandise on the Rhine. The restored castle Gutenfels sits on a hill above the town.Kaub, first mentioned in the year 983, originally belonged to the lords of Falkenstein, in 1260 the Counts of Katzenelnbogen divided their county and selected the inhabitants of Kaub, then passed in 1277 to the Rhenish Electorate of the Palatinate, and attained civic rights in 1324. In 1477 Kaub was passed as deposit to the Counts of Katzenelnbogen again. In 1479 this family died out. It was at Kaub that Blücher crossed the Rhine with the Prussian and Russian armies, on New Years night 1813-1814, in pursuit of the French.
Make the most of your holiday in Kaub by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our Germany road trip planning website .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Kaub

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Kaub

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Kaub

4 days in Rhineland-Palatinate & Aachen BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Rhineland-Palatinate & Aachen BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Germany BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Rhineland-Palatinate BY A USER FROM GERMANY August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Rhineland-Palatinate BY A USER FROM GERMANY August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Kaub BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Rhineland-Palatinate BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Rhineland-Palatinate BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Rhineland-Palatinate BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Frankfurt & Rhineland-Palatinate BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, kids, popular PREFERENCES: September, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Rhineland-Palatinate BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, kids, popular PREFERENCES: September, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans