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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View of the German Corner ("Deutsches Eck") in the city of Koblenz in 360°:

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Geyrsprudel/Römer-Thermen (Foto: Tourist-Information Bad Breisig, Quelle: Tourist-Information Bad Breisig)

Geyrsprudel/Römer-Thermen | Bad Breisig

Sight in Bad Breisig directly at the Römer-Thermen.

Wandern Traumpfad (Foto: Klaus-Peter Kappest, Quelle: Tourist-Information Sonnige Untermosel)

Traumpfad Rheingoldbogen | Brey

Dream trail "Rheingoldbogen"

Walking where the wine grows .....

.....on the traces of the Romans and viticulture, through...

Koblenzer Tor (Foto: Guido Schultes, Quelle: Tourist-Information Sonnige Untermosel)

Koblenzer Tor/ Hinterpforte in Rhens | Rhens

The city wall / Koblenz gate or Hinterpforte The symbolically rebuilt in 2005 as part of the urban redevelopment Koblenzer Tor, is one of five...

Loreley-Besucherzentruam (Foto: Romantischer Rhein Tourismus GmbH, Quelle: Loreley-Touristik e.V.)

Loreley-Besucherzentrum | St. Goarshausen

Lorelei Visitors’ Centre, at the Lorelei Rock

Multimedia exhibition about the myth of the Lorelei and the

surrounding region’s...

Wernerkapelle vom Postenturm (Foto: RNT, Quelle: Rhein-Nahe Touristik)

Wernerkapelle | Bacharach

Werner Chapel

Construction of the Werner Chapel, the main landmark of

Bacharach, commenced in 1289 and spanned a period of...

Koblenz, Nähe »Deutsches Eck«, mit Blick auf Festu (Foto: Ehrenbreitstein © Tate; CC-BY-NC-ND 3.0 (Unported), Quelle: Koblenz-Touristik GmbH)

William Turner - Standort 01 | Koblenz

Koblenz, near “Deutsches Eck”, with view of Ehrenbreitstein FortressWhen

Turner stays at Koblenz from 21st to 23rd August 1817 he is so...

Friedensmuseum (Foto: Touristinfo Remagen, Quelle: Tourist-Information Remagen)

Friedensmuseum "Brücke von Remagen" -geschlossen- | Remagen

Museum closed.

Exhibition about the "Bridge at Remagen" in the Rheinhalle (Goethestraße, 53424 Remagen). May, 9 - October, 31....

Dähler Born Außenansicht (Foto: Koblenz Touristik GmbH, Quelle: Koblenz-Touristik GmbH)

Dähler Born | Koblenz

One of the natural mineral water springs in

Rhineland-Palatinate in the Koblenz urban area is the once regionally


Johanniskirche (Quelle: Tourist-Info Lahnstein)

St. John's Church | Lahnstein


in around 1130, this Romanesque pillared basilica with galleried side

aisles and west tower stands on the banks of the...

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

Pulverturm (Powder Tower) | Lahnstein

26m high round bastion from quarry stone work was once part of the town fortification (south-eastern end). The entrace to the tower was high above...

Römer-Thermen Aussenansicht (Foto: Römer-Thermen, Quelle: Tourist-Information Bad Breisig)

Römer-Thermen Bad Breisig | Bad Breisig

Whether you are an active early swimmer or a relaxed swimmer. No matter if you are a sauna-fan or fitness friend - we have the right offer for all...

Kino Lahnstein (Foto: Kino Lahnstein, Quelle: Tourist-Info Lahnstein)

Cinema Lahnstein | Lahnstein

The cinema Lahnstein with its current programme has two screens, one of them offers 74 seats on the balcony and 129 on the parquette floor as well...

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

Schlossstufen | Koblenz

The large open staircase on the Rhine was built

in 2010 as part of preparations for the 2010 Federal Horticultural Show.

Located in...

Wassertreppe (Quelle: Tourist-Information Boppard)

Marienberger Park | Boppard

The Marienberger Park is 2 hectar big and designet in an english style .It exists since 1839

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...