From Alsenz, it's roughly 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the northeast to Frankfurt and 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the northwest to Cologne.
It comes as no surprise that the area around Alsenz is a perennial favourite with with international and local vacationers alike; the surrounding region is an Aladdin's Cave of interesting things to see and do. Roughly 19 miles (31 kilometers) away is Ruedesheim am Rhein. Set aside a day here to enjoy the Georg Breuer Winery and Ruedesheim Cable Car.
About 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast of Alsenz is Mainz, a regional center where you go see Rheingoldhalle, Mainz Cathedral and Augustinerkirche. Mainz has a lot to offer travelers keen to hang around here a little longer. ZDF, Sanctuary of Isis and Mater Magna and Gutenberg Museum are just a sample of the other interesting points of interest guaranteed to delight.
Rhineland-Palatinate is a great destination for travelers with a passion for open-air museums and farms. A good trick to really get a sense of a destination is by getting an understanding of its past. While in Rhineland-Palatinate, be sure to visit the area's fine castles.
Rhineland-Palatinate is a great place join a range of segway tours, city walking tours and winery tours that are available. If you're not the kind of traveler to take a break merely to relax, the Alsenz area offers a number of outdoor-adventure pursuits like hiking and mountain biking.
At the end of your stay in Alsenz, spend the last of your euros on last minute keepsakes for the folks at home and say Tschüss (farewell).