Attractions in Rhineland-Palatinate

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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Rhineland-Palatinate. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Rhineland-Palatinate is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Rhineland-Palatinate

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    Burg Eltz

    Hiking Highlight

    Hidden in the green of the Elzbachtal, the walls of Burg Eltz tower. The German model castle, which was never destroyed and graced the 500-Mark-Schein for many years, corresponds to …

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    Kalmit

    Hiking Highlight

    On the summit is the Kalmithaus, a managed hut of the Palatinate Forest Association, a weather station and a mast, which also carries an amateur radio relay.

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    Heinz
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    3

    Geierlay Hängeseilbrücke

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The bridge has a total length of 360 m and is thus one of the longest suspended rope bridges in Europe. The maximum height above the ground is just under …

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    Heinz
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    At the Deutsches Eck, the Moselle flows into the Rhine. In 1897 an artificial headland was built here on which a monumental equestrian statue of Emperor Wilhelm I was erected. …

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    Ruppertsklamm

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    A highlight on the Rheinsteig. Good tread resistance and footwear must be present

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    Jost
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    Ehrbachklamm

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    In the Ehrbachklamm you can get in touch with rocks and water, listen to the silence of the forest and the sound of the water, overcome the slopes and enjoy …

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    Stephanie
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    Wasserfall Dreimühlen

    Hiking Highlight

    It is definitely worth watching this highlight. There are also tables and benches available to take a break.

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    Olaf
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    Kaiserdom zu Speyer

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Under no circumstances should you pass Speyer without having stopped by the cathedral! It is the largest surviving Romanesque church in the world. Since 1981 he is on the UNESCO …

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    9

    Traben-Trarbach

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Many say ,
    Bernkastel - Kues is the pearl of the Mosel, with everything written about it they are right and I do not want to talk to them again. …

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    10

    Burg Trifels

    Hiking Highlight

    Once upon a time, the emperors of the Staufer family were enthroned high up on this huge rock ship, steering the destinies of the Holy Roman Empire of the German …

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    Altstadt Bernkastel

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Worth seeing in Bernkastel is the medieval market square with its gabled timber framed houses from the 17th century, among which stands out from the 1416 narrow narrow house particularly …

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    Burg Landeck

    Hiking Highlight

    About Klingemünster is this extremely well-preserved castle, which is one of the most famous in the Palatinate. From the keep you have a sensational view over the entire Rhine valley. …

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    Holzbachschlucht

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Very nice hiking trail along the Holzbach. Especially in the summer in hot temperatures, it is still very pleasant and refreshing due to the dense foliage of the trees and …

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    Irreler Wasserfälle

    Hiking Highlight

    Great scenery and many interesting opportunities for kids.

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    Dietmar
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    Hellerhütte

    Hiking Highlight

    Many paths lead to the Hellerhütte.
    The steamed noodles are a dream!
    Apparently well organized. We did not have long waiting times at the 2 counters.

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    Kauai
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    16

    Wanderheim Dicke Eiche

    Hiking Highlight

    Hardly 1km away from natural monument thick oak, lies the homonymous hiking home. With a white cheese (quark) with potatoes and a nice white autumn spritzer you can stop for a short break.

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    Tzi
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    17

    Baybachklamm

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    One of the most beautiful and varied tours in the Hunsrück.

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    Linus
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    18

    Eisenbahnbrücke Mainz

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The steel railway truss bridge is simply called Südbrücke and connects Mainz across the Rhine with Gustavsburg. A curiosity: The northern of the two towers made of red brick at the western (Mainzer) end of the bridge is inhabited.

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    Wolfsschlucht

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    You should definitely go there during the week, on the weekend it is quite crowded. But it's worth it.

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    Ringelsberghütte

    Hiking Highlight

    At 448 m lies the Ringelsberghütte. Beautiful terrace, really rustic Pfälzerwald hut and in addition unbelievably cheap prices. Top!

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