Rhineland-Palatinate is located in western Germany on the border with France, Luxembourg and Belgium. It is a land of hills covered by vineyards. Among them you can visit historic cities and romantic castles.
The region is known primarily as the largest German wine-growing region. Vineyards and wineries are a local attraction. You can not only buy drinks in them, but also take part in tasting or visiting vineyards with the owners.
The landscape of Rhineland-Palatinate consists of low, not exceeding 900 m above sea level mountain ranges covered with forests. This makes it an excellent place for active tourism. Hundreds of kilometers of walking and cycling routes have been marked out here.
Rhineland-Palatinate was an important center since the Middle Ages. This is demonstrated by the local cities in which, among others, Romanesque cathedrals. They can be admired in Mainz, Trier and Worms.
Rhineland castles and palaces are very popular among tourists. Particularly noteworthy is Pfalzgrafenstein located on an island on the Rhine, the Gothic Marksburg and the neo-Gothic Stolzenfels palace.