Gastlandschaften Rheinland-Pfalz

Romantic Rhine

Holidays in the romantic Middle Rhine valley: Castles, Wine and River cruises

Romantischer Rhein Tourismus GmbH
An der Königsbach 8
56075 Koblenz

Tel. +49 (0)261/ 97 38 47 0
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  • Marksburg, Braubach
    Marksburg, Braubach
  • Loreley rock, St. Goarshausen
    Loreley rock, St. Goarshausen
  • Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, Koblenz
    Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, Koblenz
  • Pfalzgrafenstein, Kaub
    Pfalzgrafenstein, Kaub
  • Historical town of Boppard
    Historical town of Boppard
  • Koblenz Cable Car and German Corner
    Koblenz Cable Car and German Corner
  • Rhine river cruise
    Rhine river cruise

Travel highlights and activities in the romantic Rhine valley

The Middle Rhine Valley ranks among the most impressive and valuable regions of Germany in terms of its culture and history. As well, the World Heritage Site hosts shape regional cuisine and hospitality with the same care as local vintners cultivate and nurture their vineyards.

The Lorelei rock

For some the Lorelei is a 132-metre slate cliff near St. Goarshausen in the heart of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley. For others it is a legendary, perilous stretch of the Rhine that captured the Romantic imagination. For everyone the Lorelei is amazingly beautiful and inspiring. A visitors' centre sits on top of the Lorelei hill and offers insight into the world-famous myth associated with the Lorelei valley.

Historical towns: From Rüdesheim to Braubach

The historical towns in the Middle Rhine valley have wonderfully quaint restaurants and cafés, inns selling home-produced wine, picturesque timber-framed buildings, impressive castles and town walls.

Experience Rüdesheim, one of the best-known small towns on the Rhine. It offers great walking terrain, the Rheinsteig trail for example, and fabulous, historical surroundings in which to enjoy excellent local wines. Other highlights include Ehrenfels castle ruins and a romantic cable car ride.

Rheinfels Castle above St. Goar is the largest castle ruin on the Rhine and Boppard fascinates with its Roman Fort, its beautiful Rhine promenade and the large Bopparder Hamm vineyard.

Braubach is towerd by Marksburg castle, an impressive fortress situated in majestic splendour on top of a rocky cliff. This is the only hilltop castle on the Middle Rine still in its original condition.

Koblenz Cable Car: High above the confluence of Rhine and Moselle

Koblenz Cable Car: High above the confluence of Rhine and Moselle

Enjoy spectacular views over Deutsches Eck, where the Rhine and Moselle rivers meet, and the...

River cruises on Rhine and Moselle

River cruises on Rhine and Moselle

No holiday in the Rhine and Moselle valleys is complete without a romantic river cruise.

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William Turner Route

William Turner Route

Follow in the footsteps of painter William Turner and witness his love of Rhine romanticism.

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Kufa Außen (Foto: Koblenz Touristik GmbH, Quelle: Koblenz-Touristik GmbH)

KUFA Kulturfabrik Koblenz | Koblenz


Kulturfabrik Koblenz (KUFA) is a cabaret theatre based in Koblenz-Lützel. In

addition to guest performances in the fields of...

St. Valentinus Luftaufnahme (Foto: Stadt Kiedrich, Quelle: )

St. Valentinuskirche (Basilica minor) | Kiedrich

An almost completely preserved interior decoration with Gothic art treasures dating back to 1500 as well as Germany’s oldest still functional...

Geysir Zentrum (Foto: 90 Grad Photograpy/Hilger & Schneider GbR, Quelle: Tourist-Info Andernach)

Geysir-Zentrum Andernach | Andernach


World’s largest cold-water geyser in the “Namedyer Werth”

conservation area near Andernach in the volcano region...

Senfmühle (Foto: Stiftung Bethesda, Quelle: Tourist-Information Boppard)

Senfmühle Kloster St. Martin Boppard | Boppard

Mustard is one of the oldest spices and its production is an ancient craft. The oil and mustard mill of Rheinwerkstatt Boppard produces in the...

Römisches Museum (Quelle: Tourist-Information Remagen)

Römisches Museum | Remagen

Exhibits from an old Roman fort "Rigomagus" are displayed in an old church and include coins and burial tokens from the 1st to 4th...

Blick auf Filsen und Osterspai Gemälde (Foto: Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at, Quelle: Loreley-Touristik e.V.)

William Turner - Standort 05 | Filsen


outside Boppard; Looking towards Osterspai and Filsen






On 23rd...

Schloss Engers vom Rhein aus (Foto: Friedrich Gier, Quelle: Tourist-Information Neuwied)

Schloss Engers | Neuwied

It served the Trier electors, who lived in nearby Koblenz, as a hunting and pleasure palace. The prominent position on the banks of the Rhine as...

Altes Rathaus (Quelle: Loreley-Touristik e.V.)

Altes Rathaus St. Goarshausen | St. Goarshausen

The old town hall was built in 1532 and were town hall and scholl in one to 1847 when it was sold and became private property.Today its a part of...

Heimburg/ Burg Hohneck (Foto: Friedrich Gier, Quelle: Rhein-Nahe Touristik)

Burg Hohneck (Heimburg) | Niederheimbach

In 1295, Archbishop Gerhard von Eppstein had the formidable Heimburg castle built in Niederheimbach.

Today, the Castle is in private...

Blick in das Rheintal und auf Burg Rheinfels (Foto: Yale Center for British Arts, Paul Mellon Collecti, Quelle: Tourist-Information St. Goar)

William Turner - Standort 10 | St. Goar

St. Goar, at the marina, looking towards the Rhine Valley and Burg Rheinfels, Werlau/Gründelbach ValleyJust

outside the town of St. Goar...

Ruine Hammerstein (Foto: Friedrich Gier, Quelle: Tourist-Information Neuwied)

Burg Hammerstein | Neuwied

First mentioned in 1020, the Hammerstein Castle of the Empire in the town of the same name represents the oldest verifiable castle complex of the...

Bergbaumuseum Lahnstein Freidrichssegen 1 (Foto: Stadt Lahnstein, Quelle: Tourist-Info Lahnstein)

Mining Museum Friedrichssegen | Lahnstein

The former village of coal mining is located in district Friedrichssegen.

The museum shows a model of the village in 1900.

There are...

Kastorbrunnen (Foto: Koblenz Touristik GmbH, Quelle: Koblenz-Touristik GmbH)

Kastorbrunnen | Koblenz

In 1812,

the French prefect Jules Doazan had a basalt fountain with a commemorative

script built in front of the Castor church in...

St. Josef Kirche-Turm (Foto: Koblenz Touristik GmbH, Quelle: Koblenz-Touristik GmbH)

St.-Josef Kirche | Koblenz


neo-Gothic basilica built by the architect Joseph Kleesattel from Düsseldorf is

the highest building in Koblenz, with a...

Forum Confluentes (Foto: Koblenz Touristik GmbH, Quelle: Koblenz-Touristik GmbH)

Forum Confluentes | Koblenz

"In the Forum Confluentes, art, culture and

education have found a new home in a highly modern, architecturally...