German Wine Route Vacations
From German Wine Route, it's roughly 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the northeast to Frankfurt and 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the northwest to Cologne.
At the very least, see the Hambach Castle when you are in German Wine Route.
While it may be tempting to just chill out while vacationing in German Wine Route, remember, Rhineland-Palatinate's treasure-trove of natural and man-made attractions lie just beyond your doorstep. Muenchweiler an der Alsenz, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast, and Altlussheim, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the west of German Wine Route are also well worth checking out.
When it's time to explore beyond German Wine Route, why not visit the nearest regional area. Mannheim lies 20 miles (32 kilometers) away and features attractions like Nationaltheater Mannheim, Luisenpark Gardens and Mannheim Water Tower. Mannheim has much to offer travelers keen to delve a little deeper. Mannheim's Rosengarten Congress Centre, Mannheim Palace and SAP Arena are just a couple of the other attractions you won't want to miss.
Those with a love of history will enjoy Rhineland-Palatinate's fabulous castles, ruins and historic bridges. Rhineland-Palatinate is a perfect place to explore for those with an interest in open-air museums and farms.
There are times when the most enjoyable way to understand a place is by using the knowledge of the locals. This region has some very informative segway tours, winery tours and city walking tours. If you're the type who prefers to take the slow lane while on vacation, German Wine Route offers great picnicking and cycling.
At the end of your stay in German Wine Route, no doubt you'll bid this region a teary "Tschüss" But be comforted by the fact that you'll be leaving with special photos, momentos and memories that you'll be able to enjoy for years to come.