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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.

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Eingang Naturstation (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Naturstation Lebendige Nahe | Bad Kreuznach

The museum “Naturstation” located in the Kurmittelhaus is an ideal setting for the presentation of the Nahevalley with its unique variety of plant...

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

Park Hotel | Idar-Oberstein



Situated in the centre of Idar-Oberstein we warmly welcome you in our little "Grandhotel". In our 37...

Römischer Gewölbekeller (Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Römischer Gewölbekeller | Boos

The Roman villa („Villa rustica“) at Boos was found in 1921/22. During a road construction project workers happened to find a cavity, whose...

Inspektorenhaus (Quelle: Tourist-Information Meisenheim)

Inspektorenhaus Meisenheim | Meisenheim

The House of Inspector

… is located in 19 Obergasse Street and it was built in the 16th century. It is a half-timbered house exposed to...

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...

Besucherbergwerk Herrenberg (Foto: Naheland-Touristik GmbH, Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Besucherbergwerk Herrenberg | Bundenbach

he show mine, unique in its kind, was unearthed in 1975 by the Association for Fossil Friends in painstaking detail work and made accessible. In...

Weiherschleife (Foto: Edelsteinminen GmbH, Quelle: Tourist Information EdelSteinLand j.P.d.Ö.R.)

Historische Weiherschleife | Idar-Oberstein

Historical Weiherschleife


Once the precious stones had been mined, they were subjected to traditional processing. In the...

Dicker Hännes, Außenansicht (Foto: VG Rhaunen/ Andres, Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Gasthaus "Zum Dicken Hännes" | Stipshausen

The restaurant "Zum Dicken Hännes" with a rustic beerhouse and a beautiful beer garden is located at the foot of the Idarkopf and also...

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

Schloßhof Waldlaubersheim | Waldlaubersheim

The former office house of Mr. von Schonenberg was buolt n the Year 1584. It concerns a gable construction with rectangular stair tower in the...

Winzerhof Gattung (Quelle: Gesundheit und Tourismus für Bad Kreuznach GmbH)

Weingut & Winzerhof Gattung | Bad Kreuznach

Thewine-growing estate is located in the old center of Ebernburg at the foot of the castle Ebernburg. Already the 3rd Generation operates the...

Wildfreigehege Wildenburg1 (Foto: Hunsrückverein e. V. Wildfreigehege Wildenburg, Quelle: Tourist Information EdelSteinLand j.P.d.Ö.R.)

Wildfreigehege Wildenburg | Kempfeld

Animal Park „Wildfreigehege Wildenburg“ with Wildcats Information Center, Kempfeld

At the foot of Wildenburg castle you will find the...

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

St.-Nikolauskirche | Bad Kreuznach

St. Nicolas' - the towns oldest church


The St. Nicholas’ Church (Nikolauskirche) in Eiermarkt is Bad Kreuznach’s oldest...

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Kapelle St. Pancratius in Warmsroth | Warmsroth

In the Warmsrother district of Wald-Erbach, an earlier independent municipality, a small chapel, to the holy Pankratius stands consecrated which...

Edelstein-Erlebniswelt (Quelle: Tourist Information EdelSteinLand j.P.d.Ö.R.)

Edelstein-Erlebniswelt | Idar-Oberstein

A world of gemstone experience


Mystical caves show magical light and colour effects, gurgling springs and a fiery, glowing...

Idarkopfturm  (Foto: VG Rhaunen / Andres, Quelle: Naheland-Touristik GmbH)

Aussichtspunkt Idarkopfturm | Stipshausen

Lookout tower Idarkopf Location: 7 degrees, 16 minutes, 20 seconds east longitude, 49 degrees, 51 minutes, 45 seconds north latitude Year of...