The Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany is mostly known for its wine and its rugged landscape. This is a most romantic holiday destination, with numerous castles that dot the area, with wellness facilities and walking paths. There are historical and cultural attractions as well, there are all sorts of activities one can enjoy on a holiday in Rhineland-Palatinate... just check it out:
There are several regions that you can choose to spend a holiday in Rhineland-Palatinate in. Mainz is the biggest city in this part of Germany, and the capital of the Rhineland-Palatinate region. This city was founded by the Romans and you can still see their legacy in many parts of it. Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press, was born here and thus there is a museum dedicated to him, among of course many attractions you can visit here from a holiday home in Rhineland-Palatinate. Koblenz is another great city in this region, it is where the rivers Rhine and Moselle meet, and it hosts many museums and beautiful churches. In Speyer you will find the largest Romanesque Cathedral in the world, the Historical Museum and also the Museum of Technology, while Trier is the oldest city in the country. As a general idea, it's easy to notice that there is no lack of impressive sights pretty much everywhere you turn in Rhineland-Palatinate.
This region is a region of wine we said, as well as a region of castles, beautiful constructions depicting a grand history and inspiring architecture: the Eltz Castle was built in the 12th century and it is a symbol of the region for sure, the Stolzenfels Castle near Koblenz on the Rhine is stunning, the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress is not too far from it, the Lahneck Castle gives you a medieval feel. There are various events that you can witness or even take part in on a holiday in Rhineland-Palatinate, such as the “Rhine in flames” in Koblenz, a beautiful fireworks show, the Backfischfest, the biggest wine festival in the region which is held in Worms, and many others. See a different side of the German culture in the romantic region of Rhineland-Palatinate.
The stunning vineyard landscape of the region is really something not to be missed, you can enjoy wine tastings here in various places. Besides, the most beautiful river valleys in the country twist and turn their way through this region. From a holiday villa in the Rhineland-Palatinate you can walk through terraced vineyards, go from one castle to another, take a hiking trail and get lost in a landscape of serene feels. The nature of the Rhineland-Palatinate region is simply astounding!
This part of the country is well known for its spa facilities, thus a holiday in Rhineland-Palatinate cannot end before you give them a try: there are twenty approved spas and health resorts in this area offering first-class facilities. From beauty treatments to massages, from jacuzzis to all sorts of pools and baths, saunas, and fitness facilities as well, you can find your relaxation in all shapes and forms here in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
This part of Germany is very well known for its cycling routes as well, among many other things. Thus from a holiday park in Rhineland-Palatinate you can choose a cycling path and spend a day exploring the surroundings in a most fun way. Walking routes are not too few either, whether you choose a path through river valleys or one that takes you up and down hilly areas covered in vines, you are spoiled for choice when it comes to fun experiences in Rhineland-Palatinate. The Hunsruck region for example is perfect for hiking, there are paths that take you past beautiful castles and quaint towns, past a river scenery and forested areas. Or maybe take the German Gemstone Route in the Nahe, or the famous German Wine Route for a chance. Water sports are also an option on a holiday in Rhineland-Palatinate, given that many rivers cross this area.
A family holiday in Rhineland-Palatinate is an excellent idea and more so, it is a fabulous way of getting all your loved ones together for some fun times. Visit castles together or take a hiking or walking path and stop by in towns that you've never heard of, dine at a local restaurant, go sailing on a river and so on. Spend a day in an amusement park or go sightseeing in the beautiful cities of this region. There is something for everyone in Rhineland-Palatinate.
The cuisine of Rhineland-Palatinate is very hearty and there are various dishes that will enchant your taste buds here, such as the Saumagen which is a pork dish served with potatoes, sauerkraut or various sauces. The Bratwurste, the liverwurst, etc. are also very delicious, and meat balls with horse radish sauce is a must try dish of the area. The Rhine river crossing this area makes us think of various types of fish... and indeed there are many restaurants that are specialized in the cooking of fish dishes among others. The Dampfnudeln or steamed noodles are very popular in the Rhineland-Palatinate region, served either with sweet side dishes or hearty side dishes. Entice your taste buds with a culinary experience in Rhineland-Palatinate!
Spending a holiday with a pet in Rhineland-Palatinate... no problem. More so, it's actually going to be a lot of fun. Whether you explore the Rhine Valley with your pet and your entire family for that matter, or maybe you decide to go sightseeing or go cycling, hiking and so on, you will have the time of your life. This part of Germany is very different, very beautiful and very beloved by all those that get to see its wonderful character. Give it a try, and bring Rover along too, best memories are created with all those you love.Points of interest, a “must see” list in Rhineland-Palatinate:
There are many reasons to visit the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany, ones that set off from the desire for romance to ones that come from the urge to explore and experience a land of natural, cultural diversity an world class wines. Each with their own, a holiday in Rhineland-Palatinate will set the mood for fun either way.
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