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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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Außenbecken mit Salzwasser (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Crucenia-Thermen im Kurviertel | Bad Kreuznach

The Crucenia Thermal Baths are a place for health, relaxation and pleasure for all generations. Characteristic for the thermal bath is its unique...

Flowtrail Stromberg (Foto: Peter Bender, Quelle: Touristinformation Ferienregion Langenlonsheim)

Flowtrail Stromberg/Schindeldorf | Stromberg

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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...

Wildfreigehege Wildenburg1 (Foto: Hunsrückverein e. V. Wildfreigehege Wildenburg, Quelle: Tourist-Information EdelSteinLand)

Wildfreigehege Wildenburg | Kempfeld

Encounter over 300 local animal species, up close, at the 42-acre Wildenburg Game Reserve – nestled in the stunning Hunsrück mountain and forest...

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...

Rosenburg - Außen (Foto: Verbandsgemeinde Rüdesheim, Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Ruine Rosenburg | Argenschwang

The Rosenburg in Argenschwang was built in the 12th century by the Counts of Sponheim. It was first mentioned in documents in 1195. It was...

Hubertustuh Traumschleife Bärenbachpfad (Foto: Horst Schulz, 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...

Wanderweg Schlossböckelheim (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Burgruine Böckelheim | Schlossböckelheim

Burgruine Böckelheim


Hardly any hiking group can imagine that the few visible ruins are parts of Böckelheim castle that used...

Blick in die Ausstellung (Foto: PuK - Museum für PuppentheaterKultur, Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Museum für PuppentheaterKultur - PuK | Bad Kreuznach

The Museum for PuppentheaterKultur PuK (Puppet Theatre Culture) is a museum in Bad Kreuznach with an adjoining workshop, its own theatre with...

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

Totes Meer Salzgrotte | Bad Kreuznach

Breathe healthily in the Dead Sea salt grotto


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Pizzeria-Kebap Rhaunen außen (Foto: VG Rhaunen / Andres, Quelle: Tourist-Information EdelSteinLand)

Pizzeria-Kebap-Haus Rhaunen | Rhaunen

Ahmet Negüzel's pizzeria kebab house offers Turkish dishes, schnitzel dishes, pizza, salads with various side dishes. It offers a delivery service...

Aussenansicht (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Landgasthof "Zur Scheune" | Baumholder

traditional german cooking in a nice atmosphere. At the weekend you can try homemade cakes and tarts. Sizuated near Baumholder, just a 5 minutes...

Restaurant BurgBlick (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Restaurant BurgBlick | Bad Kreuznach

Whether cooking, hearty regional or refined vegetarian dishes from grandma's kitchen will cosset you. For a celebration we offer you our menu or...

Schwimmbad Franziskastift (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Psychosomatische Fachklinik St. Franzsika-Stift | Bad Kreuznach

Psychosomatische Fachklinik St. Franziska-Stift


The specialist psychosomatic clinic helps people with psychic and...

Aussenansicht (Foto: Wolfgang Kley, Quelle: Tourist-Information EdelSteinLand)

Deutsches Mineralienmuseum | Idar-Oberstein

The German Mineral Museum enthuses visitors from all over the world, above all with the smallest cameos in the world, a crystal hall that is...