German Wine Road

Type: Route

Image provided by Wikimedia Commons
Image author: ©Grenzlandstern

It is a truly picturesque tourist route that winds through the wine-growing regions of Rhineland-Palatinate. The route begins in Bockenheim an der Weinstraße and ends in Schweigen-Rechtenbach near the French border. Along the 85-kilometer stretch, travelers can visit more than 50 wine villages and vineyards and sample some of Germany’s finest wines. Famous attractions along the route include the Hambach Castle, the Trifels Castle, and the Rietburgbahn cable car. The German Wine Route is a popular choice for wine lovers who enjoy travel and want to explore the landscape and culture of the region.