Swollen heads for carnival, © Photo Farmer© Photo Farmer
Worms Cathedral inside, © Dominik Ketz© Dominik Ketz
Statue Hildegard von Bingen, © City of Bingen© City of Bingen

Sights and events that you have to visit

Cultural highlights

Rheinhessen is rich in centuries of cultural history. It has shaped the region, its people and their identity. However, Rhine-Hessian culture also thrives on a creative, lively present. This results in an exciting mixture that will make your cultural journey unforgettable! The imperial cathedrals in Mainz and Worms as well as St. Catherine's Church in Oppenheim bear witness to impressive architecture, the imperial palace in Ingelheim to the rich heritage of Charlemagne. Walk in the footsteps of famous personalities such as Johannes Gutenberg and Hildegard von Bingen and experience unforgettable moments at the traditional Mainz carnival and events such as the renowned Nibelungen Festival in Worms, the Da Capo Festival in Alzey and Rhein in Flammen in Bingen!