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Rhineland-Palatinate - Other areas of interest

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World heritage

Ruins of the imperial thermal baths in Trier

Trier, known in Roman times as "Augusta Treverorum", is Germany's oldest town. It was founded by Emperor Augustus in 16 BC and by the end of the 3rd century AD had become an imperial seat of Emperor Diocletian. Roman Trier's impressive legacy includes the Porta Nigra city gate, which has blackened over the years, the Römerbrücke bridge, amphitheatre, basilica and imperial thermal baths. Parts of the cathedral also date back to Roman times.

Emperor Conrad II laid the foundation stone for this remarkable Romanesque place of worship in 1030. Eight German emperors and kings are buried in the crypt of Speyer Cathedral.

It doesn't get any more romantic than the Upper Middle Rhine Valley. The Rhine is at its narrowest here, but also its most beautiful. This is the valley that inspired Heine and Brentano to produce some of their best poetry. Bingen, St. Goar, Loreley – names that immediately conjure up romantic images.

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Map of Germany

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Highlights in brief

  • Mainz
    state capital, old quarter, cathedral, Gutenberg museum
  • Kaiserslautern
    Town of Barbarossa, Palatinate Forest nature reserve, music academy
  • Worms
    Cathedral, Nibelungen museum
  • Speyer
    Imperial cathedral, sculpture garden
  • Koblenz
    Deutsches Eck (German Corner), Stolzenfels Castle, Ehrenbreitstein fortress
  • Nürburg
    Nürburgring Formula One racetrack
  • Trier
    Porta Nigra, Quint palace
  • St. Goarshausen
    Loreley cliffs
  • Idar-Oberstein
    Gemstones, half-timbered buildings, Church of the Rock
  • Bad Dürkheim
    Vitapark resort, giant wine barrel