Virtual offers – Digital museum visits and more
You can enjoy museum visits, wine tastings and music events in the Romantic Cities from the comfort of your own home. Our overview gives you information on upcoming events.
The end of the summer marks the beginning of the cosiest time of year. The Romantic Cities between the Rhine and the Moselle are not only the perfect place to enjoy the last hours of sunshine of the year, but also a charming backdrop for your personal winter fairy tale.
The wine harvest starts in the wine-growing regions of Rhineland-Palatinate in mid-September. The lively wine festivals in the Romantic Cities are an opportunity to experience the traditions and exuberance of the people of Rhineland-Palatinate close-up.
Then time starts to fly by. The days get shorter and the temperatures plummet. The unique museums and exhibitions provide a fascinating insight into the turbulent history of Rhineland‑Palatinate as well as somewhere to warm up out of the cold.
From the end of November, you can also discover the magical Christmas markets of the Romantic Cities. Every event has a wonderful story to tell, whether it is in the old town, in front of an imposing cathedral or towering high above the Rhine.
Where else could you enjoy this wonderful time of the year as much as you can in the Romantic Cities?
When the autumn leaves start crunching underfoot and you breathe in the clear, crisp air and warm your face in the last rays of sunshine, it is the perfect time for a guided tour in the Romantic Cities. There are some real cultural treasures waiting for you in the cities between the Rhine and the Moselle. You can learn all about Roman emperors, legendary heroes and Jewish traditions. Here are some of the varied guided tours of the Romantic Cities, all of which make perfect winter highlights.
Wine from Rhineland‑Palatinate is gold in every sense. Almost 70 per cent of wines produced in Germany are grown here.
This extraordinary culture shaped by wine goes hand in hand with the lively atmosphere of the six cities between the Rhine and the Moselle. You can get to know the excellent wines and regional specialities at numerous traditional and modern wine festivals, during a vineyard tour or at various contemporary wine events.
There is culture to discover everywhere you look in the Romantic cities, from Roman times to the present day. Rhineland‑Palatinate has often been the scene of major events in European history and the culture on offer in the colder seasons is particularly varied.
The museums and exhibition halls boast fascinating permanent and changing exhibitions on a range of interesting subjects. This is exactly what you will find in the three state museums in Mainz, Koblenz and Trier, which are home to the most significant cultural history collections of the state of Rhineland‑Palatinate and among the most important archaeological museums in Germany. The Landesmuseum Koblenz at Ehrenbreitstein Fortress features a range of exhibition spaces covering a wide range of subjects, all at a height of 120 metres.
But some of the smaller exhibition halls also have interesting stories to tell.
During the cold seasons, the icy, fresh air is an invitation to take a relaxing wintry walk through the countryside. There are a range of excellent hiking trails and circuits around the Romantic Cities, which make for an exceptional experience when covered in snow. Enjoy jaw-dropping views and recharge your batteries in these wonderful natural settings!