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Rhine Valley

Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Brisbane, Australia
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139 reviews 139 reviews
83 attraction reviews
482 helpful votes 482 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The best collection of castles in Germany are packed into the 65 kilometer stretch of the Rhine Valley known as the Rhine River Gorge, also known as the UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley, between the pretty riverside towns of Rüdesheim and Koblenz. Seeing all the castles crowning the hilltops along this stretch of the Rhine River at their... More

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

After being away for 17 years, it was good to be back. I love this area, lots of castles, good hotels nearby and the food is great! Watching the fireworks around the Rhine was a special experience. Would do that again.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The Rhine valley is very pretty. The river is used a great deal for transporting goods and there are railway lines on both sides of the river - don't let this put you off, it does not distract from the wonderful scenery.

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Colorado, USA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The Rhine Valley, especially the section between Bacharach and St. Goar, is one of the loveliest and most interesting areas of Germany. It has a "people-sized" scale about it. River cruises on the boats that do round-trips in this section are reasonably priced (about 10 Euros for the round-trip) and they provide a lovely excursion for the day, enabling passengers... More

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Massapequa, NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We have returned many times to the area and there is much to see and do. If weather is OK then plan your river cruise for the day. Most last just a half day round trip. Consider one way and take a local train back. You do have to research as you do not want to disembark a cruse only... More

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Somerset, England
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74 reviews 74 reviews
30 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The trip from Koln to Basel is truly magic with so many castles and other building to see, including the Loreley statue and rocks. I took over 400 photographs on our trip. There are also so many interesting towns and cities to visit along the way. The remains of the Remagen Bridge was also great to see.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

A trip through the beautiful Rhine Valley should be compulsory on everyone's 'Bucket List'. The best way to see it is from the many boats that sail up and down the Rhine. Seeing the steep vineyards makes you wonder how on earth the delicious wine that we all drink is cultivated. The many castles and small towns are a joy... More

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Teesside
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Stayed in the charming Bellevue Hotel which overlooks the river Rhine. It has a swimming pool, sauna and steam room. It offers wine tasting in its very own candle lit cellar. Lovely food and hospitality. Boppard was a Roman Fort which the town developed and it's origins are still clear. We opted for a three hour river cruise to St... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Rhine Valley was a good break from the large cities throughout Europe and is good for some peace and quiet.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Only down side was the rough toilet paper (pack your own Andrex, most foreign toilet paper is rougher) and the size of the toilet/shower (though one traveller said he was being caressed every time he took s shower - so maybe a plus side). Yes the toilet is smaller than the Hull ferry toilet and shower, but that was the... More

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