Secret places with historical flair in Germany
  • Rüdesheim am Rhein

    Rheinstrasse 29a

    How to Get There?

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      The RheingauLinie and IC trains of the Deutsche Bahn links Rüdesheim, Assmanshausen, Kaub, St. Goarhausen and Braubach with Koblenz, Wiesbaden and Frankfurt am Main main train stations. Trains are running on a hourly basis.

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      From direction Frankfurt take the A66 to Wiesbaden, then turn on to the Federal road B42 to Eltville in the direction Rüdesheim am Rhein. Coming from Koblenz on the right side of the Rhine take the B42 to St. Goarshausen and follow the signage in direction Rüdesheim am Rhein.

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 49.978344
      LONGTITUDE: 7.924639

       

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      The international airport is only 40min by car ride away, simply take the A3 and A66 to Wiesbaden. Turn on to the B42 to Rüdesheim and follow the signage to the city center.

      Nearest airport

      Frankfurt am Main (FRA)
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      A romantic way to explore the Rheingau region is a river travel on one of the passenger barges. Several companies send their passenger boats up and down the Rhine river. Discover castles, vineyards and villages the Rhine river. Rüdesheim for example is connected to Bingen by passenger & car ferries.

    Why Go There?

    Take a trip back in time and visit Germany's most central wine growing region and home of some of the world's oldest wine-growing families.

    Rüdesheim am Rhein is part of the world famous Rheingau wine region. Besides superior wines is the Rheingau region famous for breathtaking landscapes and numerous magnificent sights. Extensive vineyards and steeply sloping slate rock as well as a unique River and cultural landscape, invite you to varied discovery tours. And since 2002, the region with the towns of `Rüdesheim am Rhein` and `Lorch am Rhein` are the beautiful entrance gate to the UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley! But not just that, wine has a millennia-old tradition in Rüdesheim and it´s neighbour Assmannshausen and justified reputation as a stronghold of fine wines.

    For a good reason over the years nobility and clergyman have retreated in to the area around Rüdesheim and therefore are responsible for the arising of one of the major arrangement of monuments in Germany. Defiant castles, stately noble estates and the above the city enthroned Niederwald monument announcing even today a significant historical past.

    Nearly 3 million day tripping coach tourists visit Rüdesheim a year. The picturesque town is an ideal starting point for excursions in the Romantic Rhine Valley where space impressive testimonies of the past Marvel at centuries are.

    The city center ist is a magnet for visitors and everyone who is searching for a variety of beautiful souveniers shops with colourful fun. The Drosselgasse is probably Rüdesheims most beautiful feature, it´s a tunnel like alley - so loaded with signs that it looks like it could be in China. This place on earth is probably the Rhine from it´s most colourful side. Numerous german pubs, filled with rollicking crowds are placed just a few blocks in any direction around the Drosselgasse and the Oberstrasse in Rüdesheim.

    This wonderful village on the Rhine is definitely a place to come, beside it´s vibrant inner city is Rüdesheim am Rhein the perfect starting point to explore the breathtaking Rheingau area. Additionally the village offers numerous of delightful vineyard walks.

     

    Location Details

    Escape Address: Rheinstrasse 29a, Rüdesheim am Rhein, Hesse, Germany

    Things to do close by!

    Adventures

    The roman castle Saalburg - a trip into Roman times. In this museum, you travel 2,000 years back in time. The castle belongs to the UNESCO World heritage and is part of the "Limes" which was the border between the Roman Empire and the area of german clans. There's a 2.4 km long round trip around the castle where the visitors learn all about the archeological relicts. Inside one finds a couple of buildings from the former castle. "History comes alive" here.

    Spa & Wellness

    The Taunus Therme in Bad Homburg offers a spectacular sauna paradise, which is ideal for anyone who needs regeneration. With indoor and outdoor pools visitors have the opportunity to swim laps or to enjoy the time in the far Eastern ambience. More than 1,400 square meters of water plain and a huge number of saunas, steam bath, tanning booth, brine baths etc. offer a perfect spa experience. Indulge yourself with a massage or beauty treatment.

    Local speciality

    Rüdesheim is the home of the world-famous ASBACH Weinbrandes (brandy). Tip: Enjoy a it with coffee and it turns into a local speciality the "Rüdesheimer coffee".

    Nature exploring

    Hike the Rheinsteig, the Taunus mountains, enjoy cycling along the Rhine or athletic over the heights of the Niederwald is just as exciting as a challenging hike on the unique Rheinsteig with fantastic views over the Valley. The Rheingau is a paradise for nature lovers and offers numerous options to enjoy it´s breathtaking surroundings.

    Events

    The Rüdesheimer "way of life in Rheinkultur" relax with cultural highlights such as the Rheingau Music Festival, feast through the wineries during the Rheingau "Schlemmerwochen" (gourmet weeks), experience one of the numerous wine festivals, visit the famous fire work "Rhine in flames", the magic bike or the Christmas market of the Nations in the old town. In short - enjoy the Rheingau Taunus in all its facets all year.

    Hotels near Rüdesheim am Rhein

    Hotel Krone Assmannshausen
    This historic, 450-year-old, 5-star hotel is situated in Rüdesheim-Assmannshausen, right on the River Rhine, in the heart of the Rheingau region, and offers unique, romantic accommodation.
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    About 4.42 KM from Rüdesheim am Rhein
    Breuer's Rüdesheimer Schloss
    This family-run hotel in Rüdesheim offers free Wi-Fi and a traditional restaurant. It is located within an 18th-century building, a 5-minute walk from the train station.
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    About 0.32 KM from Rüdesheim am Rhein
    carathotel Traube Rüdesheim
    Featuring a sauna and an indoor pool, this hotel is situated in Rüdesheim’s historic Old Town district. The famous Drosselgasse Lane is around the corner, and guests can hire bicycles at the 24-hour reception.
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    About 0.33 KM from Rüdesheim am Rhein
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