Remagen germany map. It is about a one hour drive from cologne just south of bonn the former west german capital. Commemorate operation overlord on this 11 night cruisetour as you journey from london to the maritime city of portsmouth before boarding your ship in paris. We went to our first christmas market in 2010 and went to hamburg what a wonderful experience. This page describes our bicycle ride down the rhine river.
Remagen is a town in germany in the land rhineland palatinate in the district of ahrweiler. Ww2dbase on 24 mar churchill crossed the rhine river in an lcm landing craft mechanized setting foot on the eastern bank of the river symbolizing the crossing of the top british political leader over the traditional border of germany that no foreign army had crossed in 140 years. Blitzkrieg commander ww2 1936 45 cold war commander modern 1946 and future war commander future tabletop wargame rules. Discover the christmas markets of the rhinelands from remagen.
The battle of remagen during the allied invasion of germany resulted in the unexpected capture of the ludendorff bridge over the rhine and shortened world war ii in europe. Indulge in some retail therapy sample delicious delicacies and heritage railways. The rhine one river in four languages. The atmosphere was wonderful and felt really festive.
Germany is bordered by the baltic and north sea denmark to the north poland and the czech republic to the east austria and switzerland to the south and france luxembourg belgium and the netherlands to the west. Rhine in english rhein in german.