Gau-Odernheimer Herrgottspfad (Lord God's Path of Gau Odernheim)
Steep up to the crypt, steep site for Riesling vintners
A path to the Lord God? Yes! Or at least almost. A steep path winds its way from Gau-Odernheim up to the 246-metre-high Petersberg, on whose spire stood a three-nave basilica with crypt dating from the 10th century. The remains of the crypt, which were found from 1947 onwards, are impressive: this architecture is otherwise only found in central Italy, and for Rheinhessen it is unique. The single vineyard takes its name from the processions that have led to the top of the mountain on church feast days for centuries. Full-bodied Rieslings with a high aging potential thrive here on clay marl. The Petersberg cultural trail offers a variety of insights into history, geology, fauna and flora - and leads right through the middle of this single vineyard.
> Discover the Petersberg cultural trail with the wine table: https://kulturweg-petersberg.de/2014-10-26-16-54-02/foerderung-3/14-sample-data-articles/113-gau-odernheimer-herrgottspfad
> Go to the report "A summit tour in Rheinhessen" on the Rheinhessen blog: https://blog.rheinhessen.de/der-kulturweg-petersberg/
> A vineyard swing invites you to enjoy the panorama in the direction of the Rhine Valley and Kloppberg.