Holiday and Culture
The cultural and natural landscapes of the middle Rhine valley offer a great variety for unforgettable holidays. Cultural reflection at venerable places, enjoyable recreation with the culinary delights of Rüdesheim and Assmannshausen, sporty activities – whether on land, at sea or in the air – we will find a suitable package for you.
Information material about the region of Rheingau/Rhine-Main and the world heritage “Upper Middle-Rhine-Valley”: romantic villages and castles, churches and monasteries, poets and philosophers.Learn more
The observation temple of the Count of Ostein, which was built in 1790, was the heart of many intellectual greats of their time. Among them were Brentano, Beethoven and also Goethe. After the destruction in 1944, it was reinaugurated after a complete reconstruction in June 2006, providing a marvellous sight on the southern Rhine valley.Learn more
Castle of Johannisberg
About 1200 years of winegrowing history are associated with Johannisberg: an eventful history led to the foundation of the first Riesling vineyard of the world creating by that a unique culture of wine. Built as a Benedictine monastery, the abbey of Johannisberg quickly becomes the centre ot the Rhinegau viniculture.Learn more
Castle of Vollrads
The castle of Vollrads, one of the oldest wineries of the world. Since the 13th century the trading with wine has been documented. Today it is known by its excellent and awarded wines and it has become a popular place for several events.Learn more
Abbey of St. Hildegard
The Abbey Church of St Hildegard built between 1900 and 1908 is one of the leading figures in German catholicism in the 19th century.
The abbey shop offers an exquisite range of items for sale, including a large assortment of books, cards and artwork from its own studios, as well as a selection of fine wines, sparkling wines and liqueurs produced from the abbey’s very own vineyards.Learn more
The cistercians in the Rhinegau. In 1136 a group of 13 monks, led by the abbot Ruthard, moved into the new settlement of the cistercian order in the Rhinegau. The monks coming from Clairvaux in Burgund found a 20 year old settlement first populated by the Augustinian canon and later (starting 1131) by the Benedictines.Learn more
The Niederwald monument was built after the end of the German-Franco war 1870/1871 reminding of the foundation of the German Empire on 18th January 1871.Learn more
Experience and breathe the spirit of wine in the historic listed building of the former Asbach distillery from selected winemakers from the region.Learn more
Asbach Wine Distillery
Experience the production of the Asbach products during the burning campaign directly in the distilleryLearn more