Nibelungen Festival, © Bernward Bertram© Bernward Bertram

Top are the unique and outstanding experiences that radiate far beyond Rheinhessen. These are highlights that are spectacularly staged, take place on high-profile outdoor stages, or lead through the region with indulgence.

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Rhine Cycling, ©



Rhine Cycling is "THE" cycling event between Worms and Oppenheim. Always follow the vine! Tens of thousands of cyclists participate every year in Rhine Cycling between Worms and Oppenheim. Then it's time to cycle through the picturesque vineyards of Rheinhessen and along the gently shimmering blue of the idyllic Rhine.

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Maxime Herkunft Rheinhessen Open

4 locations, 9 stops, 60 winemakers, and 350 different wines - that's what Maxime Open 2024 promises. On July 6th and 7th, 2024, from 11 am to 6 pm, the winery-hopping event in the shuttle bus around Nierstein takes place for the third time. Following the hop-on-hop-off principle, you can visit the 9 participating wineries at your leisure and enjoy exquisite wines from various winemakers in the region. A highlight for all party enthusiasts is the Chill-Out Party on July 6th starting at 6 pm at Weingut Raddeck.

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Rhine in Flames


Rhine in Flames in Bingen and Rüdesheim is the summer experience in the romantic Rhine Valley. Let yourself be enchanted by spectacular fireworks, an illuminated fleet, and "burning" castles.

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Nibelungen Festival, © Bernward Bertram

Nibelungen Festival


Drama against a Majestic Backdrop - The Worms Nibelungen Festival is one of the most prestigious open-air theater festivals in Germany. Every year, high-caliber theater and film actors take the stage in front of the impressive backdrop of the Imperial Cathedral, telling the medieval Nibelung saga from ever-changing perspectives.

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Da Capo Alzey


The first highlight is already set. Vanessa Mai will be part of the upcoming Da Capo live in the courtyard of the castle on August 16, 2024

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Worms: Jazz & Joy


National and international stars on open-air stages, coupled with a unique backdrop, attract thousands of music enthusiasts to the music festival in Worms every year.

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Mainz Wine Festival

29.08.-01.09. and 05.-08.09.2024

Look forward to the 'most beautiful Mainz wine festival' in the city park. Always on the last weekend of August and the first weekend of September.

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