Rhineland-Palatinate – Information for tour operators

The loveliest attractions, the most beautiful travel highlights and the best holiday offers


Are you looking for an experienced, reliable partner in Rhineland‑Palatinate with extensive knowledge about the region? Rheinland-Pfalz Tourismus GmbH offers a comprehensive incoming service to make it as easy as possible for you to make plans. We have a large network of local partners and would be more than happy to include you in this network.

Our services include arranging:

Group travel • Special interest tours

Hotel bookings • Wine tastings • Excursions • Events • Guided city tours • River cruises

Transfers • Transport • Catering

Specialist tours • Seminars and much more

 

Rheinland-Pfalz Tourismus GmbH
Contact person: Sebastian Risch
E-Mail: risch@rlp-tourismus.de
Tel.: +49 261 9152075

The Rhineland‑Palatinate treasure trove is open!

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Holiday themes

Nature and outdoor, cities and culture, food and wine, festivals and events


Rhineland Palatinate offers not only wonderful scenery but also exciting attractions, spas and outdoor activities for a perfect holiday in the west of Germany. Enjoy a short break or a family holiday in Rhineland Palatinate!

The ten holiday regions of Rhineland Palatinate have all sorts of beautiful nature and culture to offer: river valleys, vineyards, huge forests, seas of rocks, lakes and volcanic sinkholes known as maars all add up to form a landscape that is full of character. More than 2,000 years of history are etched into the landscape, castles, fortresses, historical towns and traditions of every region.

Nature

Discover nature in Rhineland-Palatinate, in the west of Germany, on our top graded hiking trails and on the fantastic cycle trails along the river…

Fantastic panoramas in Rhineland‑Palatinate

Enjoy spectacular views in our holiday regions: the rolling countryside of the low mountain ranges (Mittelgebirge), idyllic river valleys and thriving vineyards…

The Romantic Cities in Rhineland-­Palatinate

The picturesque historic centres of Mainz, Koblenz, Trier, Worms, Speyer and Idar-Oberstein are ideal for shopping. The cultural offerings of the Romantic Cities include imposing cathedrals, Roman…

80 fabulous castles and palaces in Rhineland-Palatinate

Rhineland-Palatinate is home to more than 300 castles, palaces and fortifications. Here you will find a selection of 80 outstanding examples.

Wine bars

Taste a large variety of wines at the stylish wine bars in our wine regions.

Culinary pleasures

Romantic Germany is home to seasonal wine rooms and taverns as well as gourmet restaurants, which are all committed to providing the warmest of…

Accessible Travel

Rhineland‑Palatinate has plenty to offer in terms of accessible destinations, wellness and other activities. There are plenty of tips on these pages…

Events calendar

Use the event calender of Rhineland-Palatinate and find events during a specific period of time, region and holidays such as eastern, christmas or…

Event highlights

Festivals, events and exhibitions


Experience the infectious zest for life at traditional events in Rhineland Palatinate: our hospitable winemakers would be delighted to see you at one of the many wine festivals. Enjoy typical regional dishes, sometimes with a new twist, at traditional and modern foodie events. Whether you enjoy being out and about on your bike or you are a keen walker, our holiday region offers nature lovers a wide selection of guided walks and cycling events, including the ‘Raderlebnistage’, special days when cyclists can take over the roads. There are also lots of exciting medieval and castle festivals for family fun. Come and experience the cheerful foodie culture of Rhineland Palatinate and join us in our celebrations.

Wein-und Schlemmerfest

Wine and gourmet club

from 11.09.2021 - 12.09.2021

Hachenburg Once again extend the summer....This text has been translated with the translation tool…
Nature One

Nature one – techno festival

from 05.08.2022 - 07.08.2022

Kastellaun Dance to the beats, sounds and styles - at the biggest techno festival of Germany!
Impressionen vom Petersplatz in Bitburg

Europäisches Folklore-Festival

from 09.07.2021 - 12.07.2021

Bitburg Your hearts will be captured as the fascination of international flair will be felt…
Blumenkorso 4

Flower parade in Bad Ems

29.08.2021

Bad Ems Germany's largest rolling flower show
Nibelungen Festspiele

Nibelungen-Festspiele Worms

from 16.07.2021 - 01.08.2021

Worms Luther premiere in front of the imperial cathedral Nibelungen festival 2021.07.16-…
Komm näher! Nahegelage

Nahewein-Festival Komm näher! Nahegelage

07.08.2021

Bad Sobernheim The somewhat different WineTasting. A picnic in the park of the open-air museum,…
Weinfest der Mittelmosel

Wine festival of the Middle Mosel in Bernkastel-Kues

from 02.09.2021 - 06.09.2021

Bernkastel-Kues At one of the most beautiful wine festivals in Germany you will experience the…
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Klangwelle Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler

from 07.10.2021 - 10.10.2021

Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler The unique show experienceof water, fire, laser, light and musicGigantic…
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Klangwelle Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler

from 14.10.2021 - 17.10.2021

Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler The unique show experienceof water, fire, laser, light and musicGigantic…
Festgelände

Springparty

from 26.05.2022 - 29.05.2022

Bad Breisig The fountain festival from Ascension Day to the following Sunday offers again a great…

Tourist highlights

Recommended excursions and attractions

We can show you great excursions and lovely things to do, with all the best attractions and cultural highlights of Rhineland Palatinate. You can find a selection below.

Kloster Marienstatt

Cistercian abbey Marienstatt

Streithausen In 1212 the history of the Cistercian abbey Marienstatt began. Today the popular place of pilgrimage is considered one of the spiritual and cultural…
Porta Nigra (1)

Porta Nigra (UNESCO World Heritage)

Trier, Stadt Trier This is the best-preserved Roman city gate north of the Alps and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A truly impressive structure!
Cathedral

St. Martin's Cathedral

Mainz The cathedral, founded by Archbishop Willigis in 975, is the oldest monumental vaulted building in Germany after Speyer and before Worms. The west…
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Ahr-Thermen

Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler The mineral water is constantly a pleasantly warm 31 degrees. In the indoor area, bubbling thermal pools, thermal motion pools, freshwater pools and…
Barockes Badeschloss

Spa House / baroque bathhouse

Bad Ems The magnificent building par excellence of Bad Ems
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Rotenfels

Bad Kreuznach The huge porphyry massif is the highest cliff face north of the Alps with a height of 327 m above sea level on a width of approx. 2 km. From here you…
Hambacher Schloss -  Rolf Schädler

Hambach Castle

Neustadt/Weinstrasse In 1832, Hambach Castle became the "cradle of German democracy" (Theodor Heuß) and a demonstration of national unity and freedom...
Marksburg vom Schiff aus

Marksburg

Braubach Marksburg Castle The value and significance of Marksburg Castle lie primarily in its complete preservation as a medieval fortification. For many…
Hängeseilbrücke Geierlay

Hängeseilbrücke Geierlay

Mörsdorf Germany's most beautiful suspension bridge in the Vorderhunsrück! The Geierlay suspension rope bridge is 360 m long and 100 m high. The walk to the…
Weg zur Burg Eltz

Eltz Castle - the fairytale castle in the Eifel forest

Wierschem High towers, picturesque oriels, protective walls and a deep castle moat amaze visitors when the well-preserved medieval castle appears out of nowhere…

Selected travel tips

Hiking holidays, wine trips and spa breaks

Please note: The offers below can be provided on request and are subject to availability. The respective tour operator’s terms apply.

Individual elements, prices and terms and conditions are subject to availability and can differ as a function of seasons and categories.
If you are interested in one of the offers, please contact the market representative for Rheinland-Pfalz Tourismus GmbH (contact details below). This will be forwarded to the provider of the offer who will then contact you directly. Further details such as commissions, quotas and cancellation terms can be agreed directly with the provider. Further bookings can then be made directly through the provider.

Rheinland-Pfalz Tourismus GmbH works with tour operators and is only an intermediary for these offers.

Holiday offer: Christmas in Traben-Trarbach

€ 132,-

Moselregion Traben-Trarbach Kröv

Holiday offer includes: 2 nights with breakfast, 1 x evening meal, visit to the Traben-Trarbach underworld, 1 x Mosel-Wein-Nachts-Markt gift,...

Holiday offer: Short Moselle break

€ 181,-

Moselregion Traben-Trarbach Kröv

Holiday offer includes: 3 nights with breakfast, 1 x return boat trip to Bernkastel-Kues, 1 x four-course gourmet menu at a restaurant in Kröv,...

There are many ways to get to Rhineland Palatinate...

 

By plane
By plane via Frankfurt-Hahn, Frankfurt, Cologne Bonn, Luxembourg or Saarbrücken airports.

By train
There are good train connections via Luxembourg, Cologne and Frankfurt.

By car
It is easy to get to Rhineland Palatinate by car via the A1, the A3 or the A61.

Survey map of Rhineland Palatinate

Survey map of Rhineland Palatinate with the 10 regions and the Romantic Cities

Tourism in Rhineland Palatinate


You can find more detailed information about tourism in Rhineland Palatinate and the Rheinland-Pfalz Tourismus GmbH quality initiatives here.

Accessible Travel

Rhineland‑Palatinate has plenty to offer in terms of accessible destinations, wellness and other activities. There are plenty of tips on these pages…

Tourplanner Rhineland-Palatinate

Hiking and cycling tours easily planned: The Tourplanner Rhineland-Palatinate offers you the perfect overview of the cycle and hiking paths here.

Brochures

Discover Romantic Germany, the unique region around Rhine and Moselle, which is the perfect travel destination at any time of year. Feel free to order some of our brochures and maps.

About us

Information about Rhineland-Palatinate Tourist Board