Binger Kulturufer, © CC0 4.0 Katja Zentel© CC0 4.0 Katja Zentel

Experience the city of Saint Hildegard

Bingen am Rhein

Bingen am Rhein, the gateway to the Middle Rhine, promises pure romance! In the city, you can not only follow in the footsteps of Saint Hildegard of Bingen and gain deeper insights into her life and work, but also enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding vineyards and the UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley.

While strolling through the city center and along the Rhine on the cultural promenade or attending numerous events like 'Rhine in Flames' or the 'Night of Seduction', you can get to know the vibrant city up close.

You can find an overview of the most important sights in Bingen in our map or in our blog at

Mouse tower Bingen am Rhein

Bingen am Rhein

You can get a further overview of the city of Bingen am Rhein on the city's official website. Here you can learn about current events in the city, gain insight into the city's cultural offerings and events, and plan your stay in Bingen.

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Experience Bingen actively

If you want to actively experience Rheinhessen, you can't miss Bingen. Due to its location at the entrance to the Middle Rhine Valley, the city connects the Rheinhessen part of the Rhine Cycle Route with the rest of the route heading north. In addition to the well-known Rhine Cycle Route, a variety of other cycling and hiking trails await you in and around Bingen.

Hikes around Bingen

Bingen and the surrounding landscape with its picturesque places and vineyards are not only worth a visit by bicycle, but you can also enjoy panoramic views of the Rhine and the opposite Rheingau during a hike. You can find many exciting tips for large and small hikes on the official tourism website of the city of Bingen.

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Cyclists at the Nahe Eck in Bingen, © © Dominik Ketz

Your active weekend in Bingen

Walk along the Rhine, explore the city and the region around Bingen by bike or on foot, and enjoy the vastness of the landscape during your active weekend in Bingen. In the city itself, the Bingen Cultural Shore offers wonderful gardens and views of the Rhine Valley, and on hot summer days, a refreshing break at the water playground. We have compiled these and many more tips for activities and tours in and around Bingen for you on the following page.

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Experience Bingen culturally

On the trail of Saint Hildegard

Prophetess and advisor, musician and painter, manager and PR woman—Hildegard of Bingen combined many qualities. In Bingen, you can follow in the footsteps of this unique woman of the Middle Ages and closely trace her life and work.

Museum on the Stream Bingen, © Dominik Ketz

Historical Museum by the River

In an extensive permanent exhibition at the Historical Museum at the River in Bingen, you can experience the life and work of Saint Hildegard of Bingen. The multimedia exhibition provides an authentic image of the abbess and offers an exciting journey back in time to the Middle Ages. Additionally, the 'Hildegarten' showcases a variety of plants mentioned in Hildegard's natural science writings. As the latest addition to the Hildegard experience, the 'Elevator into the Past' can be visited at Villa Rupertsberg.

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Attractions related to Saint Hildegard of Bingen

Events and festivals in Bingen

Bingen and the surrounding area have something to offer not only for sports enthusiasts but also for culture lovers. In the city on the Rhine, there is plenty to discover. In addition to the events presented here, you can find a comprehensive overview of all festivals and events on the city's official tourism website at

Events in Bingen