The Pfalz and Rhine Terrace Travel Guide
Plan Your The Pfalz and Rhine Terrace Vacation
Pfalz and wine go hand in hand. This region of vineyards and picturesque villages is the home of the German Wine Road and the country's greatest wine festival at Bad Dürkheim. Six of Germany's 13 wine-growing regions are in the area.
Book in advance if your visit coincides with a large festival. Bed-and-breakfasts abound. Look for signs reading... read more
Lunch in this region is generally served from noon until 2 or 2:30, dinner from 6 until 9:30 or 10. Credit cards have... read more
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Wine: German Rieslings are some of the most versatile white wines in the world—on their own or with food. If you've only had the... Read more
Due to its sunny skies, warm weather, and fertile fields, many Germans consider the Pfalz their version of Tuscany. In addition to... Read more
Wine has a big influence on the cuisine here, turning up as an ingredient in dishes as well as an accompaniment to them. The... Read more
The Romans planted the first Rhineland vineyards 2,000 years ago, finding the mild, wet climate hospitable to grape growing. By the Middle... Read more
His invention—printing with movable type—transformed the art of communication, yet much about the life and work of Johannes... Read more
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