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In 12 days

Der Festungskanonier

  • Koblenz
  • 30.06. – 27.10.2024Dates overview
  • 15:00 - 15:45

Experience firefighting with cannons and a weapons demonstration with a Prussian soldier.

A Prussian chief gunner accompanies you up to the Fuchs bastion and presents a weapons demonstration to interested visitors.He will explain how to handle a sabre and bayonet gun, how they are used in battle and their effects.Here you will learn what made an "old warhorse", that as a soldier you had to have good teeth and "something on the pan".At the end of the demonstration, the soldier loads and fires the flintlock rifle in battle.

Meeting point: 15.00 h, fountain monument at the upper castle courtyard
Cost: included in admission to the fortress
Registration: not required

All dates

June 2024
July 2024
September 2024
October 2024

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Generaldirektion Kulturelles Erbe Rheinland-Pfalz

Festung Ehrenbreitstein

56077 Koblenz


Phone: (+49) 0261 66 75 40 00

Fax: (+49) 0261 66 75 26 99


Website: www.tor-zum-welterbe.de

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