Cochem is located at a 20 kilometer long arc of the Moselle River. It's the largest town in the region and has got about 5500 inhabitants. In the summer months it attracts thousands of visitors daily. Villa Cuchema was first mentioned in the year 866. The Celts and Romans left their marks in Cochem. Take your time and taste the variety of excellent Riesling wines. The landscape is dominated by the magnificent Cochem Castle. It is situated on a preciptous rock high above the town. Historic buildings can also be found in the medieval center with its narrow streets and twisty alleys. Half timbered houses and slate roofs are typical for Cochem. You can enjoy another facet of the town walking along the Mosel promenade in Cond, where the Hotel Zehnthof is situated. From there you have a truly breathtaking panoramic view of the old town. Many benches invite you to take a quiet break and enjoy the valley.