This photo tour can be something of a hike, but it offers many of the most famous viewpoints in the Middle-Rhine. The first famous scene is of Kaub with its two castles from the opposite side of the river. Then there is the panorama over Bacharach with its medieval spires and its dramatic vineyards.
This is less of a hike and more of a photo-tour to one of the most fantastic parts of the Middle-Rhine. In particular, the picture of the Castle Katz overlooking the cliffs of the Loreley is among the most iconic in Germany. To see this view for yourself, as well as several others, you can simply follow the path here.
Koblenz is often considered one of the highlights of the UNESCO Middle-Rhine Valley. The mighty Fortress of Ehrenbreitstein rises above the small but charming old town in the most romantic part of Germany.
Explore the length of the Romantic Rhine valley, with sweeping vistas and mysterious castles. Here, I outline my top-three destinations in the Middle-Rhine Valley.
The protagonist of this region's cuisine is the Rhine River. Barges from the North Sea would bring seafood and spices, and barges from the south would bring cloth and potatoes. The wealth of the Rhine led to a wealth of dishes in this region.