Gastlandschaften Rheinland-Pfalz

Romantic Rhine

Holidays in the romantic Middle Rhine valley: Castles, Wine and River cruises

Romantischer Rhein Tourismus GmbH
An der Königsbach 8
56075 Koblenz

Tel. +49 (0)261/ 97 38 47 0
Fax +49 (0)261/ 97 38 47 -14

Scharfer Turm Rhens | Rhens

Rhenser Sharp Tower (Hexenturm)

The Scharfe Turm, erected since 1396, is located directly on the Rhine and comprises a total of four floors, including the tower platform.

It is the most striking part of the city wall. Once it served as a spyhouse and customs tower, later it was prison (1629-1648). In 1645/46, ten "witches and sorcerers" were beheaded after the painter's imprisonment. (Regional

You can reach us at:

Touristinformation Erlebnis Rheinbogen
Am Viehtor 2
56321 Rhens

Phone(0049) 2607 49510


Arrival by train - Anreiseformular