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Lorch is an ideal starting point for excursions into the UNESCO World Heritage Site Upper Middle Rhine Valley, the cultural region of the Rheingau, or the wild and romantic Wisper Valley. 

The varied countryside around Lorch offers the visitor much in the way of leisure and sporting activities amidst unspoiled nature. In addition to well-signposted hiking paths there are numerous ancient monuments and cultural events.

Ticket Office Lorch

Rheinuferstraße 2
65391 Lorch am Rhein
Breite/Lat: 50.044884 Länge/Lon: 7.797247

Tel. 0 67 26 / 80 75 11
Fax 0 67 26 / 80 75 63
E-Mail: kd-lorch(at)


Useful Information

Information concerning the landing-stage

  • The KD landing-stage in Lorch is accessible to passengers with restricted mobility.
  • Passengers are requested to be at the landing-stage 15 minutes before the scheduled sailing time. 
  • Passengers who have not purchased their ticket at the KD ticket office in Lorch are requested to report at the ticket office.
  • Payment options: cash.

Getting to the landing-stage by public transport

By train (Rheingau Line) to Lorch (Rhein) Station Lorch, approx 20 min. walk.

Getting to the landing-stage by car

From the north (Koblenz) on main road B42: turn left immediately after entering Lorch. After 200m you come to the KD landing-stage.

From the south (Wiesbaden) on main road B42: turn left immediately after entering Lorch. After 200m you come to the KD landing-stage. 

Parking is available between the B42 and the railway, at the turn-off to Rispertal then sharp right. 

Information for coaches

There is a stop for dropping off and picking up passengers right next to the KD ticket office. There is a special coach park on the B42 (Wispergrill Car Park), coming from the north (Koblenz) turn right upon entering Lorch. 

Suggested tours

Loreley tour

St. Goarshausen is where you will find the magical Loreley, which attracts thousands of people from all over the world each year. Many romantic castles, the imperial palace near Kaub and the fortress of Schönburg by Oberwesel proudly watch over the valley of the Loreley and, cloaked in legend, are witnesses of an eventful history.

  • KD departure times from Lorch: 10:05, 11:05, 12:05, 15:05 and 17:05
Loreley tour

Nostalgia route

Our highlight on the romantic Middle Rhine – on the trail of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pure nostalgia is offered between Koblenz and Rüdesheim. Experience the most famous sights on the river which embodies German Romanticism in authentic surroundings on board the paddle steamer GOETHE.

  • KD departure time from Lorch: 13.40 and 17:05
Nostalgia route

Trip to castles

Nowhere else are there as many medieval castles as on this inimitable section of the Rhine, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in June 2002. To mention just three of them: Ehrenbreitstein Fortress at the Deutsches Eck in Koblenz, Stolzenfels Castle and the uniquely well-preserved Marksburg Castle in Braubach, to mention just three.

  • KD departure times from Kaub: 10:05, 11:05, 12:05, 15:05 and 17:05
Trip to castles

Offers on site

Tourist-Information/Vinothek Lorch

Im Hilchenhaus Lorch
Rheinstraße 48
65391 Lorch
Tel. 06726 – 8399249
E-Mail: tourismus(at)

Do you have any questions? We will be happy to help you!

Service Centre

Tel. +49 (0)221/2088-318
Fax +49 (0)221/2088-345


Frequently Asked Questions

Here you can find the answers to the most important questions about KD's services.


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