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Rhine Valley, Germany, Attractions

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Get the details on important attractions and resources for your trip to the Romantic Rhine.

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WHAT TO SEE & DO ROMANTIC RHINE ATTRACTIONS


CASTLES

Ehrenbreitstein
Koblenz
49-261-974 2440
Open year-round, museum mid-March to mid-November only.

Marksburg
Braubach
49-2627-206
Open year-round.

Burg Sterrenberg
Kamp-Bornhofen
49-6773-323
Open March to September.

Burg Maus

Burg Liebenstein
Kamp-Bornhofen
49-6773-308
Open Easter (dates vary) to November.

Burg Rheinfels
St. Goar
49-6741-383
Open year-round (in winter weekends only, weather permitting).

Burg Katz
St. Goarshausen
Closed to public.

Burg Maus & Falconry
St. Goarshausen
49-6771-7669
Open Easter (dates vary) to early October.

Schönburg
Oberwesel
49-6744-1521
Open March to November.

Pfalzgrafenstein
Kaub
49-172-262-2800
Open January to November.

Burg Stahleck
Bacharach
49-6743-1266
Open year-round (courtyard only).

MUSEUMS

Museum der Stadt Boppard
Burgstrasse
Boppard
49-6742-103-69
Open April to October.

Deutsches Puppen- und Bärenmuseum
Sonnengasse 8
St. Goar
49-6741-7270
Open year-round, weekends only mid-January to mid-March.

Weinmuseum

Weinmuseum in der Brömserburg
Rheinstrasse 2
Rüdesheim
49-6722-2348
www.rheingauer-weinmuseum.de
Open March to mid-November.

Siegfrieds Mechanisches Musikkabinett
Oberstrasse 29
Rüdesheim
49-6722-49217
www.siegfrieds-musikkabinett.de
Open March to December.

Loreley Besucherzentrum
Loreley Rock
above St. Goarshausen
49-6771-599-093
www.loreley-touristik.de
Open April to October.

Historisches Museum am Strom
Museumsstrasse 3
Bingen
49-6721-991-531
Open year-round.

Kloster Eberbach
Eberbach
49-6723-91780
www.kloster-eberbach.de
About 20 km from Rüdesheim. Open year-round.

SIGHTSEEING

Drosselgasse
Rüdesheim
www.drosselgasse.de
Find wine taverns and restaurants along this little lane vibrating with polka music and the uproar of lurching, rollicking crowds in search of a good time.

Niederwald Denkmal

Niederwald Denkmal
Rüdesheim
www.niederwalddenkmal.de

Experience the ultimate vista point at this memorial to the mythical goddess Germania crowning a hilltop high above vineyards. Accessible by car, foot and cable car.

Deutsches Eck
Koblenz
www.deutsche-schutzgebiete.de/deutsches_eck.htm
View the monument to Emperor Wilhelm I at this triangular promontory jutting into the water where the Rhine and the Moselle rivers meet.

Wernerkapelle
Bacharach
49-6743-1753
www.welterbe-mittelrheintal.de
Catch your breath at this ruined Gothic chapel completed decades before Columbus set sail.

CHURCHES

St. Severus

St. Severus
Boppard
St. Severus
49-6742-2315
www.welterbe-mittelrheintal.de
A twin-towered church worth a visit to see its Roman wall and colorful murals.

St. Martin and Liebfrauenkirche
Oberwesel
49-6744-94077
www.welterbe-mittelrheintal.de
The two main churches of Oberwesel both have beautiful altars.

EXCURSIONS

Hunsrückbahn
Boppard
49-1805-986986
www.vrminfo.de
Catch a ride on this a little train that chugs through five tunnels and over two viaducts on its steep journey from Boppard to Buchholz, five miles away.

Vierseenblick
Boppard
49-6742-2510
www.sesselbahnboppard.de
The "Four Lakes View" can be reached by chairlift.

WINE

Bopparder Hamm
www.welterbe-mittelrheintal.de
One of the most famous vineyards in the Middle Rhine growing region.

Rheingau
www.wein.de
A small wine region located where the Rhine briefly jags on an east-west course (as opposed to its usual north-south route), giving the right bank an especially sunny exposure. Enjoying a reputation for producing Germany's finest Rieslings, the Rheingau has a wine-growing tradition going back 900 years.

EVENTS

Rhine in Flames
A series of firework extravaganzas held monthly in different locations between July and September. Boats lit up like Christmas trees and castles swathed in eerie “flames” are sights that will burn bright in your memory for years to come.


RESOURCES

For more information, contact the Rhineland-Palatinate Tourism Bureau, Löhrstraße 103—105 56068 Koblenz, Germany, 0261-91520-0, info@romantic-germany.info, www.romantic-germany.info.


MORE ROMANTIC RHINE INFORMATION

(Updated: 07/10/13 CT)


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