The Rhineland Travel Guide
Plan Your The Rhineland Vacation
The banks of the Rhine are crowned by magnificent castle after castle and by breathtaking, vine-terraced hills that provide the livelihood for many of the villages hugging the shores. In the words of French poet Victor Hugo, "The Rhine combines everything. The Rhine is swift as the Rhône, wide as the Loire, winding as the Seine... royal as the Danube and covered with fables and phantoms like a river in Asia."
The most romantic places to lay your head are the old riverside inns and castle hotels. Ask for a Rheinblick (Rhine-view)... read more
Although Düsseldorf, Köln, and Wiesbaden are home to many talented chefs, some of Germany's most creative classic and... read more
Things To Do in The Rhineland
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Drachenfels: This dramatic castle in Königswinter crowns a high hill overlooking the Rhine. Fastnacht: Germany's Carnival... Read more
Lined by some of Europe’s oldest, steepest vineyards, the Rhine and Mosel rivers boast breathtaking scenery marked by storybook castles... Read more
The Mosel Valley's storybook castles and hill-hugging vineyards make it a popular alternative to the busier Rhine, be it for a soothing... Read more
Visiting one of Germany’s fabulous saunas and bathhouses can be the perfect way to unwind from a busy travel itinerary, and it generally... Read more
No visit to the Rhineland is complete without at least one river cruise. Trips along the Rhine and Mosel range in length from a few... Read more
The Rhineland's regional cuisine features fresh fish and Wild (game), as well as sauces and soups based on the local Riesling and... Read more
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