The Darling Storybook Town of Rüdesheim am Rhine

The Darling Storybook Town of Rüdesheim am Rhine, Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany (B)

Along the picturesque, winding river of the Rhine, you’ll find the enjoyable historic town of Rüdesheim am Rhine surrounded by fields of vineyards, producing the region’s most famous wine, Riesling. This region of German has produced wine here since the time of the Romans, making this area one of the most breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Sites!

Rüdesheim am Rhine lies on the east bank of the Rhine River slightly before reaching the Loreley. Just a few kilometers past the town, the river was once so nu-navigable because of rapids and sandbanks that the goods on the ships were unloaded in Rüdesheim before being taken to Lorch and put back on to ships there. Because of this reason, Rüdesheim became a wealthy town.

Today, it is a popular tourist destination for those cruising down the river by boat, people biking or driving along the Rhine all looking to experience a time long gone.

To begin, you can enjoy the region’s most famous wine, the Riesling at a Winegarten. This is certainly a garden I can wrap my head around! You’ll be hard pressed to find a biergarten in this town! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Darling Storybook Town of Rüdesheim am Rhine
Guide Location: Germany » Rudesheim am Rhein
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lorelei Frey
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Drosselgasse
  • Brömser Hof
  • Winzerhof
  • Niederwald Monument