Berlin, the capital of Germany, is situated about 280 miles (451 kilometers) northeast of Hemmelzen, while Cologne is 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest.
Try not to limit yourself to Hemmelzen; this region features a treasure trove man-made and natural attractions waiting to be explored. Koenigswinter, is 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the east. Here you can experience the Siebengebirgsmuseum and Sea Life Koenigswinter.
Bonn, is another interesting place to visit. It is about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Hemmelzen and offers a diverse range of tourist attractions, for example House of the History of the Federal Republic of Germany, Alter Zoll and Beethoven House. Bonn City Hall, Sterntor and University of Bonn are other good places to visit.
If you need to escape the elements, head to Rhineland-Palatinate's art galleries, history museums and theaters. These are good places to soak up some of the local culture and perhaps pick up an unusual souvenir. This region is blessed with a rich religious history; learn more at the area's most important cathedrals.
Follow your interests with one of the segway tours, city walking tours and winery tours. There are plenty on offer in and around the Rhineland-Palatinate area. Should you hear the call to adventure, follow the lead of active locals and spend a few hours hiking or mountain biking.
At the end of your holiday in Rhineland-Palatinate, you'll be sure to bid this region a sad "Tschüss" But be comforted by the fact that you'll be heading home with memories and momentos that you'll cherish for a lifetime.