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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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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...

Nahetalklinik mit Gradierwerk (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Rehaklinik Nahetal | Bad Kreuznach

Rehabilitationsklinik Nahetal

Rehabilitation clinic for oncologic follow-up and gastroenterology


The Nahetal clinic...

Heimatmuseum 2 (Foto: Tourist-Information Stromberg, Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Heimatmuseum Stromberg | Stromberg

Former forester's house. The exhibit leads by the city history, Roman excavations, medieval relics, school class about 1900, watchmaker's...

Pauluskirche mit barockem Turm (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Pauluskirche | Bad Kreuznach

St. Paul’s Church (Pauluskirche), now Protestant, is a gothic building with a three-span roof. It was built as the parish church for Count Johann...

Zur Scheune (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...

Stephanskirche (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Evangelische "Stephanskirche" | Stromberg

The Protestant parish church is the older one of both church buildings in Stromberg. By the construction of the today's church in 1725/26 both...

Goldener Anker, Rhaunen, Biergarten (Foto: Restaurant Goldener Anker, Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Restaurant "Goldener Anker" | Rhaunen

The restaurant "Goldener Anker" with a beautiful beer garden is located in the immediate vicinity of the premium hiking trails...

Burgschänke innen 1 (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Restaurant Burgschänke Ebernburg | Bad Kreuznach

You can take a hearty meal with a great view over the beautiful Nahe Valley at the restaurant "Burgschänke Ebernburg". For hikers and...

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

Burgruine Bosselstein | Idar-Oberstein

Bosselstein Castle and Oberstein Castle

They sit enthroned high up above the historical suburb of Oberstein. The ruin of Bosselstein...

Autobahnkirche (Foto: Tourist-Info Stromberg, Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Autobahnkirche "Alte Wehrkirche" | Waldlaubersheim

Between Hunsrück and Hessian hill country the ev highway church offers to home Waldlaubersheim travellers the opportunity to find off the big flow...

Ruine Dalburg (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Burgruine Dalburg | Dalberg

Dalburg Castle

The impressive castle is situated on a spur in the Graefenbach valley near the small village of Dalberg. The walls of the...

Stadtweiher  (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Stadtweiher Baumholder | Baumholder

In the middle of the city of Baumholder is the town pond, a lake of about 3 hectares in size. The local DLRG and a municipal pool supervision to...

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...

ehem. lutherische Christianskirche (Foto: Tourist-Info Meisenheim, Quelle: Tourist-Information Meisenheim)

Die ehem. lutherische Christianskirche | Meisenheim

The former Lutheran Christian Church

In the period from 1761-1771 the church was built by the master builder Christian Reheis according to...

Mine 1 (Quelle: Tourist Information EdelSteinLand j.P.d.Ö.R.)

Edelsteinminen im Steinkaulenberg | Idar-Oberstein

Gemstone mines in Steinkaulenberg


Idar-Oberstein is the city of precious stones. Why? The gemstone mines in Steinkaulenberg...