The Rhineland

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The Rhineland - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Amphitheater

    The sheer size of Trier's oldest Roman structure (circa AD 100) is impressive; in its heyday it seated 20,000 spectators. You can climb down to...Read More

  • 2. Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck

    Three miles north of Remagen, via a scenic riverside promenade, the Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck incorporates a 19th-century converted railway station, which hosts a world-class...Read More

  • 3. Burg Eltz

    Genuinely medieval (12th–16th century) and genuinely stunning, Burg Eltz deserves as much attention as King Ludwig's trio of castles in Bavaria. For the 40-minute English-language...Read More

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  • 4. Burg Rheinstein

    This castle was the home of Rudolf von Hapsburg from 1282 to 1286. To establish law and order on the Rhine, he destroyed the neighboring...Read More

  • 5. Dom

    Aachen's stunning cathedral, the "chapelle" of the town's earlier name of Aix-la-Chapelle, remains the single greatest storehouse of Carolingian architecture in Europe, and it was...Read More

  • 6. Festung Ehrenbreitstein

    Europe's largest fortress, towering 400 feet above the left bank of the Rhine, offers a magnificent view over Koblenz and where the Mosel and the...Read More

  • 7. Kaiserthermen

    This enormous 4th-century bathing palace once housed cold- and hot-water baths and a sports field. Although only the masonry of the Calderium (hot baths) and...Read More

  • 8. Kloster Eberbach

    The former Cistercian monastery is idyllically set in a secluded forest clearing 3 km (2 miles) west of Kiedrich. Its Romanesque and Gothic buildings (12th–14th...Read More

  • 9. Kölner Dom


    Cologne's landmark embodies one of the purest expressions of the Gothic spirit in Europe. The cathedral, meant to be a tangible expression of God's kingdom...Read More

  • 10. Königsallee

    Düsseldorf's main shopping avenue is a nearly mile-long stretch of designer boutiques and stores, including the Daniel Liebeskind-designed Kö-Bogen shopping mall at its northern tip....Read More

  • 11. Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen: K21

    Within the more conservative 19th-century architecture of K21 is some edgier fare—international contemporary art since about 1980, including the works of Thomas Ruff and Nam...Read More

  • 12. MedienHafen

    This stylish, revamped harbor district is a mix of late-19th-century warehouses and ultramodern towers housing restaurants, bars, hotels, and the many media companies that have...Read More

  • 13. Porta Nigra

    The best-preserved Roman structure in Trier was originally a city gate built in the 2nd century (look for holes left by the iron clamps that...Read More

  • 14. Rheinisches Landesmuseum

    The largest collection of Roman antiquities in Germany is housed here. The highlight is the 4th-century stone relief of a Roman ship transporting barrels of...Read More

  • 15. Schloss Johannisberg

    The origins of this grand wine estate date from 1100, when Benedictine monks built a monastery and planted vines on the slopes below. The striking...Read More

  • 16. Schloss Vollrads

    Built in 1211, Schloss Vollrads is the oldest of Germany's major wine estates. The tower, built in 1330 and surrounded by a moat, was the...Read More

  • 17. Spielbank

    Built in 1907, the neoclassical Kurhaus is the cultural center of the city. It houses the Spielbank casino, the Thiersch-Saal, a splendid setting for concerts,...Read More

  • 18. Trierer Dom

    The oldest Christian church north of the Alps, the Dom stands on the site of the Palace of Helen. Constantine tore the palace down in...Read More

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