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Hiwwel route

The Hiwwel route uses many other cycling routes in parallel and therefore connects many theme trails and cycle routes.

Beller Kirche

Ruine der "Beller Kirche" von Norden

  Picturesque and romantic ruin of a late gothic high choir church with good proportions, typical for Rhinehesse. Characteristic is the choir room which clearly towers…

Burg Klopp

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  Klopp Castle, founded in the middle of the 13th century by the Archbishop of Mainz, Siegfried III, in Bingen, secured the mouth of the River Nahe and offered the…

GESCHLOSSEN -Fleckenmauer - mittelalterliche Ortsbefestigung, Flörsheim-Dalsheim

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  The stain wall is the only preserved medieval local fixation and doesn't has its name because it's dirty or because its structure has a special and diverse pattern…

Gutenberg-Museum Mainz

Gutenberg Museum

  Experience the history of printing, books and type-setting. One of the oldest book and print museums is located right at the heart of Mainz just across from the…

Jüdischer Friedhof "Heiliger Sand" Worms

Besucher auf dem jüdischen Friedhof

  Its the oldest jewish cemetery with approximately 2.500 graves. The oldest gravestone is from 1058/059 and documents the first huge blooming of the jewish community…

Kaiserpfalz Ingelheim - Imperial Palace

Imperial Palace Ingelheim c-Uwe-feuerbach_uwe4493 © Uwe Feuerbach

  What is it? Charlemagne (748 - 814) chose Ingelheim as a base for his travels through his Frankish Empire and had a representative Palatinate built - that was the…

Mäuseturm

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Mäuseturm (Mouse Tower) The Mouse Tower in Binger Loch is located on an inaccessible island and is, next to Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, the only defence tower and watch…

St. Martin's Cathedral

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  "This cathedral above the Rhine Valley with all of its might and glory would have remained in my memory even if I had never seen it again," wrote the German author…

St. Martin's Cathedral

Dom St. Peter Worms, Westseite

  The double choir, romanic pillar basilica with transept was set up in 1125/1130 and 1181 on the fundament of the already built cathedral. The ' argument of the…

Maybe it's not really 1,000 hills, but felt it could be so many. On the total of 164 kilometers Hiwwel route
you cycle over some of them. The Rheinhesse lovingly calls her "Hiwwel". From Bingen in the northwest via Mainz into the heart of Rheinhessen to Wörrstadt and Alzey to the southeast to Worms, the route beats two large arches through the region in four daily stages. The ideal tour to discover Rheinhessen with its many facets. It has many points of contact with other Rhine-Hessian theme routes and thus enables some interesting combinations for individual route planning. On the Rhine-Nahe-Eck in Bingen - the gateway to the "UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley" - the Hiwwel Route has connection to the two long-distance cycle paths Rhein- and Naheradweg.

Degree of difficulty

3 of 5

Route guidance

Rheinhessen in all its diversity - that's the Hiwwel route. It connects the cities of Worms, Alzey, Mainz, Ingelheim and Bingen with the hilly Hessian landscape. Hence her name: Hiwwel - these are, according to Rheinhessen dialect, the hills that offer wonderful views over the entire country on this route. The route is about 160 km long and divided into four stages.Hiwwel-Route Stage 1, Bingen-Mainz: The first stage is a tour with two different halves: To Ingelheim near the Rhine with a flat course, to Mainz with Two clear climbs up to the northernmost Rhenish Hessian Hügelstufe.Hiwwel Route Stage 2, Mainz-Wörrstadt: First in southern, then westward this second stage of the Hiwwel route leads into the middle of Rheinhessen and spreads again and again wide panoramas in front of the cyclists out. The 'Price' are two distinct, long climbs on roads that are far from the traffic.Hiwwel-Route Section 3, Wörrstadt-Alzey: The 'hiwweligste' and therefore the most demanding - third stage of the Hiwwel-Route leads close to Rheinhessen Switzerland and costs the Heights of some of the 1000 'Hiwwel' Rheinhessens from bottom to top: Twice Wiesbachtal, once Appelbachtal and finally the watershed between Wiesbach and Selz direction Alzey.

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Approach

By car to Worms: From Rhein-MainA66, exit A643 towards Koblenz / Bingen / Mainz, continue on A60 towards Trier / Koblenz / Bingen, exit towards Bingen-Zentrum, keep right and continue in the direction of L419, continue on Mainzer Str./L419 , Continue on Espenschiedstraße, continue on Vorstadt, continue on Fruchtmarkt, turn left onto GerbhausstraßeAus Rhein-RuhrA61 direction Koblenz Trier, exit direction B9 / Bingen-Mitte, continue on L400, keep left, follow signs to St. Goar / Bingen, B9 , turn right onto Am Rupertsberg, right again onto Bingerbrücker Str., turn right onto GerbhausstraßeWith the car to Worms: From Rhein-Main A5 / A67 take exit 9-Lorsch, B47 direction Bürstadt / Worms, B47 until Rheinstraße in Worms, turn right on RheinstraßeFrom Rhein-NeckarL523, continue on B9 direction Worms, exit B9 / B47 direction Mainz, turn right into Vangionenstraße via Floßhafenstraße to RheinstraßeÖPNVThe Hiwwel route is optimal in the Rheinhessen railway net integrated: Bingen - Ingelheim - Mainz: RheinstreckeMainz / Bingen - Alzey - Worms: Rheinhessenbahn

Parking

Parking in Bingen: Parking GerbhausstraßeAdresse: Gerbhausstraße, 55411 Bingen am RheinTagesticket: 4.00 EUR Parking in Worms: Parking corner Floßhafenstraße / Rheinstraße (Google parking Worms) Address: Rheinstraße 64, 67547 Worms

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