It is to the very west of Germany and is waiting for you to discover it. The treasure trove of Rhineland‑Palatinate, this romantic region around the Rhine and the Moselle is the perfect German destination. It is home to charming villages and towns, excellent wine regions and fantastic opportunities for walking and cycling holidays.
Rhineland‑Palatinate is a land of stone – craggy slate, colourful sandstone, elegant marble and glittering gemstones can all be found here. Created by immeasurable natural forces over millions of years, they still shape the lives of the people in our region. We have expert winemakers who produce extraordinary wines from the multifaceted terroir, talented craftsmen who bring stones to a shine and many more who fashion something new from something ancient. Let us take you on an unforgettable tour of Rhineland‑Palatinate where you can discover the stories behind all these milestones.
The Eifel, the Hunsrück, the Westerwald and the Pfälzerwald form the most beautiful low mountain range landscapes for your outdoor holiday. Surrounded by the idyllic river landscapes of the Moselle, Rhine, Nahe, Ahr and Lahn, you can perfectly combine hiking or cycling tours with a visit to a city. Six of Germany's 13 wine-growing regions are located in Rhineland-Palatinate: You can taste the most delicious wines from the winegrowers of the Ahr, Moselle, Nahe, Romantic Rhine, Palatinate and Rhinehesse. Rhineland-Palatinate is not only the most wine-rich state, but also the most forested in Germany. In eight nature parks and two national parks you can experience flora and fauna up close, especially the wild cats in the Hunsrück-Hochwald National Park are an exciting highlight.