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Rhine Cycle Route / Rheinhessen

Discover the beauty of this river landscape and the picturesque towns and villages on the banks of the Rhine. ATTENTION current closure: Eicher See due to new construction of the pumping station . The detour is signposted and is expected to be completed by August 2019.

Aussichtspunkt Brudersberg "Schönste Weinsicht"

Blick Richtung Süden, Foto: Peter Martin Gräf

In 2012, the view from the Niersteiner Brudersberg was voted "Most Beautiful Farsightedness 2012" in Rheinhessen. For the first time in 2012, the German Wine Institute (DWI)…

Hindenburgbrücke

dscn6086 © Jupp Trauth

The railway line on the left bank of the Rhine to the then French border led over the Hindenburg bridge. At its opening in August 1915, especially military-strategic aspects…

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…

Katharinenkirche Oppenheim

_uwe2739 © Uwe Feuerbach

The building, praised as the most beautiful Gothic church between Strasbourg and Cologne, is the epitome of Gothic architecture in Rheinhessen. In addition to the excellent…

Oppenheimer Kellerlabyrinth

Oppenheimer Kellerlabyrinth Alter Rundgang

With its extensive cellar facilities - built between the 12th and 17th centuries - Oppenheim has a unique cultural monument. Two circular routes through the underground city…

Rhein-Nahe-Eck

Rhein-Nahe-Eck

Rhein-Nahe-Eck

Roter Hang

3475-weinprasentation-on-red-hang-ullrich-just-Rheinhessen wine-ev © Ullrich Knapp / Rheinhessen wine eV

  The red hillside is a wine growing area with special optics between Nierstein and Nacenheim. The former formation emerged over 280 million years ago because of a…

St. Martin's Cathedral

20160407_095139-copy © Ulrike Salzmann

  "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

worms-dom-st-peter-c-Uwe-feuerbach_uwe4713 © Uwe Feuerbach

  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…

With two daily stages, Rheinhessen is part of the 1,230-kilometer long-distance European cycle path. From Worms via Mainz to Bingen, these connect the regions of Palatinate and the Romantic Rhine. A pure river experience on over 90 kilometers of boating, alumni areas and last but not least the famous vineyards and vineyards of the Rheinterrasse make this the fascination. In Bingen, the Nahe Cycle Path connects.

Degree of difficulty

2 of 5

Recommended equipment

Backpacking, sunscreen and enough water.

Route guidance

The Rhine Cycle Route in the Rheinhessen region runs from Bingen am Rhein to about 90 km to the Nibelungen city of Worms.
The orchards, the Rhine with the accompanying alluvial forests and the consistently flat terrain characterize the section of the Rhine Cycle Route between Bingen and Mainz. Also between Mainz and Worms, this real river classic - also known as the "Veloroute Rhein" on this section - leads along the mighty Rhine stream, always close to famous large and small villages and natural stretches of shore.
Information about the further sections of the Rhine Cycle Route can be found here.

Requirement:
Stage Bingen-Mainz: without any slope, therefore suitable for all, also for families with children. Also suitable for hand cyclists, even if some sections of the cycle path are a bit narrow and there are obstacles in the city area of Mainz (eg taking along on pavements, intersections). Also suitable for racing cyclists.
Stage Mainz-Worms (Veloroute Rhein): No climbs, therefore suitable for all who can endure a few hours in the saddle. For racing cyclists sometimes braking bumps in the rubbers. For children and bicycles with trailers as well as for hand bikers several difficult spots (curves, posts, barriers, crossings), but thanks to long easy distances in between still reasonable.

Linings:
Some Leinpfalabschnitte that are not asphalted.
Section Bingen-Mainz: 2.5 km of sandy or split roads, all other routes asphalt, concrete paving or concrete pavements.
Stage Mainz-Worms (cycle route Rhine): 48 km of asphalt or concrete paths, 11 km of sand, gravel or split coverings, partly to avoid asphalt roads.

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The official website of the Rheinradweg gives tips for exciting stopovers on the route.

From Karlsruhe to Bingen
From Bingen to Cologne



Elevation

Approach

Starting point in Worms
By car:
From Rhein-Main
A5 / A67 exit 9-Lorsch, B47 direction Bürstadt / Worms, follow B47 until Rheinstraße in Worms, turn right onto Rheinstraße

From Rhein-Neckar
L523, continue on B9 direction Worms, exit B9 / B47 direction Mainz, right in Vangionenstraße via Floßhafenstraße to follow Rheinstraße

By public transport: Hauptbahnhof Worms


Starting point in Bingen

By car:
From Rhein-Main
A66 direction Mainz / Wiesbaden, continue on A60 direction Trier / Koblenz / Bingen, exit Bingen-Kempten, L419 and Mainzer Str. To Hafenstraße

From Rhine-Ruhr
A61 direction Koblenz, continue on E42, A60 / Frankfurt / Bingen-Ost, exit 13-Bingen-Ost direction Bingen-Kempten, follow L419, Mainzer Str. To Hafenstraße

By public transport: Hauptbahnhof Bingen

Parking

Parking in Worms:
Parking corner Floßhafenstraße / Rheinstraße (Google: Parking Worms)
Address: Rheinstrasse 64, D-67547 Worms

Parking in Bingen:
Parking Rheinanlagen
Address: Hafenstraße, 55411 Bingen am Rhein

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Contact details:

Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH
Kreuzhof 1
55268 Nieder-Olm
Tel .: (06136) 92398-0
Fax: (06136) 92398-79
E-Mail: info@rheinhessen.info
Internet: www.rheinhessen.de/impressum


Suggestions, abnormalities or defects?
Contact us by mail: radwege@lbm.rlp.de
www.radwanderland.de (responsible for infrastructure and road description)
Current blockages and detour descriptions can be found here

Contact details:

Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH
Kreuzhof 1
55268 Nieder-Olm
Tel .: (06136) 92398-0
Fax: (06136) 92398-79
E-Mail: info@rheinhessen.info
Internet: www.rheinhessen.de/impressum


Suggestions, abnormalities or defects?
Contact us by mail: radwege@lbm.rlp.de
www.radwanderland.de (responsible for infrastructure and road description)
Current blockages and detour descriptions can be found here

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