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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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...

Ruppertsklamm Lahnstein (Foto: Stadt Lahnstein, Quelle: Tourist-Info Lahnstein)

Ruppertsklamm Gorge | Lahnstein

Adventurous Ruppertsklamm gorge!


Experience the unique adventure of the Ruppertsklamm gorge, that is nature reserve since...

Die Marksburg (Foto: Deutsche Burgenvereinigung, Quelle: Loreley-Touristik e.V.)

Botanischer Garten des Mittelalters | Braubach

You can find 150 different plants which were used in the 15th century

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....

Rhein Museum (Quelle: Koblenz-Touristik GmbH)

Rhein Museum | Koblenz

This museum is devoted to history of civilization and navigation on the Rhine and is at the foot of Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Young visitors can...

Alte Burg am Moselufer (Foto: Terry Blake, Quelle: Koblenz-Touristik GmbH)

Alte Burg | Koblenz

Alte Burg (old castle), which is today so ideally situated on the River Moselle was once the symbol of a violent struggle between those in power...

Schloss Sayn (Foto: Friedrich Gier, Quelle: Touristinformation Bendorf)

Schloss Sayn | Bendorf

Sayn Castle was first of all merely a castellan’s house: in the second half of the 15th century, the barons of Reiffenberg had built it underneath...

Am Ende des Treidelweges; Blick zur Loreley + B.K. (Foto: The Trustees of the British Museum, Quelle: Tourist-Information St. Goar)

William Turner - Standort 15 | St. Goar

At the end of the towpath; Looking towards the Lorelei and Burg KatzTurner

sketches this other view looking towards the Lorelei and Burg...

Lahnstein (Foto: The Trustees of the British Museum, Quelle: Tourist-Info Lahnstein)

William Turner - Standort 03 | Lahnstein

A view of the “old” town tower and Burg StolzenfelsOnce

Turner has crossed the Rhine to Lahnstein from the left bank he makes...

Motorroller (Quelle: Loreley-Touristik e.V.)

Rollermuseum | Kaub

The 1st German Motor Scooter Museum currently houses around 120 motor scooters from 15 different countries. Spare parts and accessories for...

Tor zum Martinsschloss (Foto: Henry Tornow/Romantischer Rhein Tourismus GmbH, Quelle: Tourist-Info Lahnstein)

Castle Martinsschloss | Lahnstein

Apart from its function as a toll castle, the Martinsburg Castle, constructed in the first half of the 14th century, served as a citadel and...

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...

Caracciola (Quelle: Tourist-Information Remagen)

Caracciola Denkmal | Remagen

Near the Rhine-Promenade, a memorial to racing driver Rudolf Caracciola, born in 1901 in Remagen, was erected to celebrate his 100th birthday.

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...

Fastnachtsmuseum Lahnstein (Foto: Stadt Lahnstein, Quelle: Tourist-Info Lahnstein)

CCO Carnival Museum | Lahnstein

The carnival is one of the greatest fairs in Lahnstein and can be traced to the 16th century.


The museum was found from the...