An impressive round trip with a hike and boat ride
Start in Rüdesheim and ride up to the Niederwald monument in a cable car
Visit the Niederwald monument and enjoy the beautiful view or take a break at the nearby restaurant facilities.
Walk to the chairlift which will take you about an hour. Along the way you can discover and visit many other sights:
1 The Rossel ruin: an old castle ruin, built in 1174 by Count Ostein
Popular because of its magnificent view of the Nahe estuary.
More info: kulturland-rheingau.de
2 The “Zauberhöhle” or magic cave: a walled tunnel, magically decorated with glittering glass stones
Please note the opening hours from Good Friday to November.
More info: rheingau.de
3 Game enclosures: ideal for feeding and observing deer all year round
Take the chairlift back down to Assmannshausen, a local red wine-growing village with many spots to stop for refreshments. From there you walk to pier 3 on the Rhine.
There you take the Bingen-Rüdesheimer boat past the old Mäuseturm toll tower through the Binger Loch back to Rüdesheim. If you choose to disembark in Bingen, your journey time is reduced by approx. 5 – 10 minutes.
More information at: www.bingen-ruedesheimer.de
Alternatively, you can start the Ring Tour by taking the boat to Assmannshausen (journey time then only approx. 25 minutes). Boat from pier 8 in Rüdesheim.
Please note that the departure times of the ships may be delayed by up to 30 minutes due to the water level.
|Children 5–15 years||€ 8.50|
|Groups from 20 persons||€ 16.00|
|School classes aged up to 18 years||€ 8.00|