Alken, Germany

Alken is a municipality in the district of Mayen-Koblenz in Rhineland-Palatinate, western Germany. Dominated by a majestic castle,

Alken is one of the Moselle's oldest villages, tracing its roots to Celtic and Roman times. It's also one of the valley's prettiest, with geranium-filled window boxes emblazoning half-timbered houses, and vestiges of medieval walls. Its twin town, Kattenes, is across the river.

Above the village on a hill spur stand the ruins of Thurant Castle. A typical wine village with a long history.

Things to do
Impressive is the twin-towered Thurant Castle;
interesting the Church of St.Michael.

Located on the Moselle River in Germany

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