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Holidays at the Nahe: Where wines and gemstones sparkle

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  • Gemstones at the German Gemstone Museum
    Gemstones at the German Gemstone Museum
  • Historical copper mine at Fischbach
    Historical copper mine at Fischbach
  • German Gemstone Museum, Idar-Oberstein
    German Gemstone Museum, Idar-Oberstein
  • Bridge houses at Bad Kreuznach
    Bridge houses at Bad Kreuznach
  • Oberhausen wine village
    Oberhausen wine village in the Nahe valley
  • Massage at the Bäderhaus, Bad Kreuznach
    Massage at the Bäderhaus, Bad Kreuznach
  • Bare foot path, Bad Sobernheim
    Bare foot path, Bad Sobernheim

Travel highlights and activities in the Nahe valley

Plan your holiday in the Nahe valley with lots of time to relax and enjoy: A picnic in a vineyard, a massage at a spa, a glass of wine on the terrace of a winery in the shade of fruit-laden vines! Experience a world of sparkling gems, which have formed Idar-Oberstein and the renowned German Gemstone Route!

Nahe Wine Route

The Nahe Wine Route (Naheweinstraße) traces centuries-old links between traditional wine villages, some dating back over 1,000 years. This 130-kilometre car route tours the wines of the Nahe wine region. It passes three spa resorts, idyllic vineyards, inns and taverns selling home-produced wine. Don't miss the wonderful wine festivals along the Nahe Wine Route!
More information about the Nahe Wine Route.

On tour through the gemstone region

Gemstones have been cut, polished and made into works of art along the German Gemstone Route for 500 years. Idar-Oberstein, Germany's "gemstone capital", presents the world of gemstones in a fascinating way. Idar-Oberstein and the surrounding area are brilliant places for excursions.
There are over 10,000 exhibits to admire - both cut stones and also crystals and raw stones - at the German Gemstone Museum. A tour of the Steinkaulenberg gemstone mine becomes an underground journey through an enchanting world of glittering treasures. In the historical Weiherschleife
cutting mill visitors discover how gem-cutters used to create sparkling jewels as if by magic, using just the power of water.
Modern processing methods are demonstrated in grinding shops and visitors can watch cutters and designers at work making amazing pieces of jewellery. Anyone interested can design their own jewellery, with professional guidance.

Wellness and Health Holidays

The three resorts of Bad Kreuznach, Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg and Bad Sobernheim guarantee a healthy and relaxing holiday in the Nahe region.

Bad Sobernheim
Medical wellness and the naturopath Felke come face to face in Bad Sobernheim on the Nahe. Pastor Emanuel Felke, the naturopath, uses the natural elements of light, air, water and earth. The precious clay he uses improves the skin's complexion as well as leaving its healing effect in the soul. The idyllic spa resort of Bad Sobernheim nestles amidst the sunny vineyards and wooded heights and pampers visitors magnificently with its many award-winning spa and wellness hotels.

Bad Kreuznach
This radon and saline spa is also a historical town with interesting sights in the old quarter such as Salzmarkt and Eiermarkt with the 700-year-old Church of St. Nicholas. The 15th-century bridge houses built on the pillars of the old Nahe bridge are well worth seeing.

Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg
A picturesque radon spa in a particularly delightful part of the Nahe region, set at the foot of the Rheingrafenstein rock (136m) and its 11th-century castle ruins. The Rotenfels (327m), which rises out of the Nahe valley and extends along the left river bank to Norheim, is the highest sheer rock face north of the Alps – a climbing and mountaineering paradise.

Barefoot Path: Wellness for your Feet

The 3.5 kilometre long Barefoot Path in Bad Sobernheim "helps you to find yourself" as it were: through puddles and mud, over different surfaces – from pebbles to bark mulch, over a suspension bridge and even through the River Nahe itself. The picturesque countryside along the River Nahe is just as much part of the health and wellness programme as the active exercise taken along the Barefoot Path itself.

Idar-Oberstein - "the city of gemstones":

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wunderbare Aussichten (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Gräfin Loretta - Kultur erleben, Natur genießen | Frauenberg

The Countess Loretta is silent on both banks of the historic sites near deep creek valleys, seemingly enchanted places and always offers long...

Altstadt von Meisenheim  (Foto: Tourist-Info Meisenheim, Quelle: Tourist-Information Meisenheim)

Historische Altstadt Meisenheim am Glan | Meisenheim

In the old part of Meisenheim an amazing lot of half-timbered, 16th-century buildings have been preserved and beautifully restored. In spite of...

Elisabeth-Quelle (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Elisabeth-Quelle | Bad Kreuznach

The “spa island” of Badewörth lies between the main arm of the River Nahe and the Mühlenteich canal. Locals bored the first salt water spring in...

Hotel Restaurant Westrich (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Hotel Restaurant Westrich | Baumholder

Hotel with 18 beds, parking, telephone, wireless, TV, restaurant, meetings up to 30 people. Small pets are allowed. Multilingual staff. Pay by...

Hausansicht (Quelle: Tourist Information EdelSteinLand j.P.d.Ö.R.)

Diamanthotel Handelshof | Idar-Oberstein

Outskirts, bus stop, breakfast room, breakfast buffet, reception, bike-depot, non-smoking-rooms, credit cards, restaurant, bar, beautiful beer...

Soonwaldblick (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Aussichtspunkt Soonwaldblick | Bollenbach

The Soonwald is 657 m of high wooded mountain range as a part of the low mountain range a Hunsrück. He lies between the main ridge of the Hunsrück...

Getreidemühle Bollenbach (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Getreidemühle Bollenbach | Bollenbach

One of the a little preserved grain mills of the region. The mill was established as an electrically pursued communal mill in 1926. The technical...

Bärenbachpfad (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Bärenbachpfad | Baumholder

The moderate path of the "Bärenbach path" leads you through meadows and fields with unique long-distance views through varied woodland...

Rittermahl in der Kauzenburg (Foto: Kauzenburg Gaststätten GmbH, Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Kauzenburg mit Rittermahl | Bad Kreuznach

auzenburg Castle on the “Schlossberg” hill was built by the counts of Sponheim in the early 13th century. The historic New Town developed around...

Gasthaus-Dahlheimer-150x150 Außen (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Gasthaus Dahlheimer | Hottenbach

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Burganlage Pfarrköpfchen (Foto: Tourist-Information Stromberg, Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Burganlage "Pfarrköpfchen" | Stromberg

From the year 1984 to 1988 "parochial brains" the rests of a castle chapel which have led meanwhile in the local research to numerous...

Brückenhäuser Bad Kreuznach (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Brückenhäuser, Alte Nahebrücke, Neustadt | Bad Kreuznach

Built in 1480 and the years that followed due to a shortage of land, the “bridge houses” are an architectural gem and one of the landmarks of Bad...

Evangelische Kirche Baumholder (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Evangelische Kirche | Baumholder

Through the old cemetery located simple Baroque hall church. 1748-50 to the late Gothic tower was built. Founder of the ruler was Duke Christian...

Vis a vis (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

"Vis a Vis" Bistro | Baumholder

The bistro Vis a Vis in the heart of Baumholder offers a pleasant atmosphere, breakfast, lunch, coffee and cake. In the evening there is the cool...

Kurhaus Bad Kreuznach (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Kurhaus | Bad Kreuznach

Kurhaus in the Spa Garden

Spa business began to boom when Bad Kreuznach became internationally renowned following the discovery of radon...