The Rhineland covers a part of western Germany, along the Rhine River. Having served as one of Europe’s most important waterways, the region now has plenty of world-class vineyards, hilltop castles, and well-preserved medieval towns. You can find over 500 palaces in Rhineland-Palatinate, sample quality wine in the Moselle region, and take a river cruise through the Rhine Gorge.

    The Rhineland is quite easy to explore, thanks to a rail system that connects the area’s picturesque villages, many of which date back to Roman times. Cruising the Rhine River is also a popular way of experiencing this large region. If you’re up for an adventure, go for a hike on the Rheinburgenweg Trail, between Bingen and Remagen in the Rhine Valley.

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      The Rhineland generally refers to the area around the Rhine River in Germany. The area is full of vineyards, well-preserved medieval towns and hundreds of castles on the hilltops. There are many ways to explore the Rhineland, whether you want to hike, bike, or cruise along the river. There's even a rail system linking the many villages in the...

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