Rüdesheim on the Rhine

6 August 2012 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, UNESCO World Heritage Reading Time:  6 minutes

Rüdesheim on the Rhine around 1900

Rüdesheim on the Rhine around 1900

Rüdesheim is a winemaking town in the Rhine Gorge and thereby part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It lies in the Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis district in the region of Darmstadt in Hesse.   read more…

Eberbach Abbey in the Rheingau

5 November 2011 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Environment Reading Time:  4 minutes

© Fritz Geller-Grimm

© Fritz Geller-Grimm

Eberbach Abbey (German: Kloster Eberbach) is a former Cistercian monastery near Eltville am Rhein in the Rheingau. On account of its impressive Romanesque and early Gothic buildings it is considered one of the most significant architectural heritage sites in Hesse. In the winter of 1985/86 the interior scenes of the film The Name of the Rose were filmed here.   read more…

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