Spend a day in St. Goar and visit Fortress Rheinfels - Middle-Rhine cruises - a trip along the Rhine by boat and on foot - St. Goar and romantic medieval Castle Rheinfels
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|Whether you arrive in St. Goar by
boat, train or car, you are rewarded with a wonderful view of St. Goarshausen on the
opposite banks of the Rhine with Katz Castle nearby.
Sadly, Katz Castle,
sold recently to Japanese, can not be viewed and does
not have a restaurant.
If you arrive by train or boat between Monday to Friday, you can deposit your luggage in the local tourist office about 200 m north of the church. (The tourist office is open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
From there, you can either turn back 100 m to the market place near the church or walk about 300 m to the north to catch the miniature railway, which leaves every 15 minutes to the Fortress Rheinfels.
If time allows, enjoy a stroll through the pedestrian area towards the tourist office and visit the Bear and Doll's Museum.
Stay in any of the numerous hotels or bed and breakfasts or apartments in St. Goar ...
... or continue south and past the Lorelei rock, Oberwesel with Castle Schonburg, Kaub with Castle Gutenfels and Water Castle Pfalz to Bacharach with Castle Stahleck and the Stahlberg Ruin with a Bingen-Rudesheimer boat.
... or continue south to Oberwesel, Kaub, Assmannshausen, Bingen or Rudesheim If it's already a little late in the evening, take a train every hour and /or a Rhine ferry every 15 minutes ...
... or drive back north to Kamp-Bornhofen or Boppard with a "Loreley Linie" boat or, again, if it's late in the evening, catch a train every hour and /or a Rhine ferry every 15 minutes ...
Rhine River gorge map with Boat landing stations
Rhine cruise in 16 parts from Boppard (north) to Rudesheim (south):
Part 1 south: start your river cruise in Boppard on the Rhine ...
Part 2: Stay a while in Boppard before embarking on a boat.
Part 3 south: Rhine River cruise from Boppard in southern direction
Part 4: Stay a while in Kamp-Bornhofen before embarking on a boat.
Part 5 south: Rhine River cruise from Kamp- Bornhofen in southern direction
Part 6: From boat landing stages in St. Goar every 15 minutes with a miniature street railway to Castle Rheinfels
Part 7 south: Rhine River cruise from St. Goar in southern direction
Part 8: Stay a while in Oberwesel, climb on the town wall and the town tower
Oberwesel has an old tradition in wine-making, wine-tasting is also available to single travellers, many wine cellars can be viewed and there are guided tours to the various surrounding vineyards
Part 9 south: Rhine River cruise from Oberwesel in southern direction
Part 10: Stay a while in Kaub and visit the water castle Pfalz
Part 11 south: Rhine River cruise from Kaub in southern
Part 12: Stay a while in Bacharach before embarking on a boat.Part 13 south: Half day Rhine cruise from Bacharach in southern direction
Part 14: Stay a while in Assmannshausen before embarking on a boat.
Part 15 south: Arrange for some wine-tasting at a winery, take the cable car to the Rhine hills opposite from Fortress Rheinstein
Part 16 south: Just off to the northeast of the Niederwald monument, the next cable car takes you comfortably down to Rudesheim on the Rhine River.
2, 3, 4, 6, 8 day vacation packages in different hotels with different one day Rhine River cruises along the castles
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