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 Eagle station: a station for injured birds of prey and owls
Guided tours are offered for 20 persons or more, but require prior reservation.
Please note the opening hours from Good Friday to October.
More info: adlerwarte-niederwald.de
2 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
3 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
4 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||€ 7.50|
|Groups from 20 persons||€ 14.00|
|School classes aged up to 18 years||€ 7.00|