The municipality Eich with their local communities Alsheim, Gimbsheim, Eich, Hamm am Rhein and Mettenheim, lies between Mainz and Worms in the small Rheinknie. Untouched nature alternates with intensively used agriculture and viticulture. Water and wine are the dominant themes. A special feature is the numerous preserved hollow paths on the slopes of the Alsheim and Mettenheim wine villages. Gimbsheim, Eich and Hamm are located in the Rhine meadows and the nature reserve Altrhein. The Specially Protected Natura 2000 and FFH area is one of the most important bird sanctuaries in the Southwest. Swimming, sailing, boat and motorboat, rafting, fishing and bird watching are activities in and around the water; Hiking, biking, golfing or horseback riding for country activities. Cyclists on the "Rhein-Radweg" can choose between the flat section of the "Veloroute Rhein" or the "Rheinterrassenroute". Hikers can enjoy the panorama in the Rhine valley on the 75 km long Rheinterrassenweg. Culture and wine lovers will get their money's worth at numerous events. Gems and attractions are waiting to be discovered.