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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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Salzmarkt mit Gastronomie (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Salzmarkt | Bad Kreuznach

Old Town and Salt Market


At the heart of the New Town is the salt market (Salzmarkt). This area between the meat and tanning...

Die Ebernburg (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Die Ebernburg | Bad Kreuznach

High above the village Ebernburg with its winding alleys lies the fortress of the same name. Ebernburg Castle played an important role in the...

Burgruine Gutenberg (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Burgruine Gutenburg | Gutenberg

The parish of Gutenberg was named after Gutenberg castle. The village situated at the bottom of Gutenberg castle was originally called...

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

PuK - Museum für PuppentheaterKultur | Bad Kreuznach

The museum of Puppet Theatre

This unique exhibition brings the history of puppet theatre to life. Over 2500 beautifully crafted figures...

Forellenhof Rudolfshaus mit verschwommenen Ecken (Foto: Hotel Forellenhof, Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Gaststätte Restaurant Forellenhof | Rudolfshaus

The kitchen can be decorated with some awards from renowned restaurant guides. An important building block to this are the in-house products,...

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

Crucenia-Thermen im Kurviertel | Bad Kreuznach

Bathe yourself fit at the Crucenia Thermen thermal baths


Crucenia Thermen baths offer health, relaxation and enjoyment for...

Bürgerturm (Foto: Tourist-Info Meisenheim, Quelle: Tourist-Information Meisenheim)

Bürgerturm Meisenheim | Meisenheim

The citizen tower is part of the early 14th century.

The second floor of the tower served as a place of defence. It was also used for...

Getreidemühle Bollenbach (Foto: VG Rhaunen / Andres, 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...

Ellerbach und Klein-Venedig (Foto: GuT Bad Kreuznach GmbH/M. Luhn, Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Klein-Venedig | Bad Kreuznach

Little Venice in Bad Kreuznach

A row of houses stands where the Ellerbach stream flows into the Nahe, and their picturesque rear façades...

Außenansicht Ebernburger Hof (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Hotel-Restaurant Ebernburger Hof | Bad Kreuznach

The restaurant in the hotel Ebernburger Hof stands for a fresh and regional cuisine. Chef and son of the house Sascha Benz returned to the family...

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

Schlangenturm | Stromberg

The rehabilitated historic tower, was a part of the former city wall. Such towers were armed with field guns which named “Feldschlangen” – so the...

Ristorante Pizzeria Sarici (Foto: VG Rhaunen / Andres, Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Ristorante Pizzeria Sarici | Rhaunen

The Ristorante Pizzeria SARICI is located in a representative, representative baroque building from the 18th century and, together with the...

Hotel Zum Stern (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Hotel-Restaurant „Zum Stern“ | Baumholder

"Quality Host Walkable Germany"

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

Restaurant Jahreszeiten | Bad Kreuznach

In the restaurant "Jahreszeiten" creates Michael Siegler finest regional food together with his kitchen team. Special ambition lies in...

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Stadt Stromberg | Stromberg

As a city of "Three castles“, „Three hills“ and „Three valleys“, as a "gate to the Close, the Rhine and the Hunsrück“ and as a city of...