Popular Accommodations in Rhineland
Highlights in Rhineland
- Historic Houses in the Rhineland Open Air Museum
- Excursions to Bonn and Cologne
- Kilometre-long hikes on the Hunsrück
- Riesling and Pinot Noir from the Mosel Valley wine region
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Vacation rentals in Rhineland
The Rhineland has countless beautiful holiday accommodations to offer you not far from a diverse natural landscape, where you can enjoy your free days to the full. The vacation rentals offer you the perfect starting point for hiking and cycling. A centrally located apartment in one of the cities, such as Cologne or Bonn, allows you to reach the best sights within walking distance. Often the accommodations are equipped with an open space, like a garden, a balcony or a terrace. Many landlords offer a shuttle service, bicycle rental and breakfast in the accommodation.
Holidays in Rhineland
Location and orientation
The Rhineland means areas located on the German Lower and Middle Rhine. The Rhineland consists mainly of the Northern and Southern Rhineland. The Bergisches Land, the Moseltal, the Hunsrück, the Kölner Bucht and part of the Westerwald are characteristic sub-regions.
The term Rhineland first appeared around 1800 in connection with the Franconian populated areas.
Top 3 travel tips
The Rheinisches Freilichtmuseum is an area of around 80 hectares where 65 historic buildings from the region are on display. Among them houses of different assemblies. The museum also regularly presents temporary exhibitions. You should take plenty of time to visit the open-air museum and admire the houses along the kilometre-long route in peace and quiet.2. Hiking at the Hunsrück
The Rhineland has countless hiking areas and widely ramified, well signposted paths to offer you. Among them, the Saar-Hunsrück Climb is highly recommended. Over a length of 180 kilometres, it connects the gemstone town of Idar-Oberstein with the Saar loop near Mettlach. An alternative route is even offered to the Roman city of Trier. On the way you can enjoy the unique natural landscape as well as fantastic views.3. Tasting wine from the Moselle valley
Wine lovers will find a unique wine-growing region in the Rhineland, where white wine is mainly cultivated. Hike to the most beautiful vineyards and taste delicious Riesling or Müller-Thurgau directly at the winegrower. The Spätburgunder from the Mosel valley is also recommendable.