Rüdesheim – Christmas Market of Nations 2014

One Christmas Market, 12 Christmas Traditions at 2014 Rüdesheimer Weihnachtsmarkt: There are many Christmas markets in Germany, but the pretty historic town of Rüdesheim has a Christmas market that's special. Called the Christmas Market of Nations or Rüdesheimer Weihnachtsmarkt der Nationen, … [Read more...]

Rüdesheim and Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum

Rüdesheim am Rhine

SIEGFRIED'S MECHANICAL MUSIC MUSEUM IS QUITE UNIQUE: Amsterdam to Budapest River Cruise - Avalon Waterways - Day 4 Lunch was early today as we were scheduled for a shore visit in Rüdesheim. At 12:45 p.m. the "Winzerexpress" mini tourist trains arrived to take us to Siegfried's Musical … [Read more...]

Assmannshausen – Famous for its Red Wine Festival

Assmannshausen - A Small Village on the Rhine Famous for its Red Wine Festival: The vineyards of the Rhine Valley, we all know, are famous for their white wines (in particular the Rieslings) and their many wine festivals. There are however some towns and villages  in the Upper Middle Rhine … [Read more...]

Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum in Rüdesheim

Siegfried's has the largest collection of mechanical music boxes: Rüdesheim is a popular stop on any Rhine River cruise and one of the sightseeing attractions in this riverside town is Siegfried's Mechanical Music Cabinet Museum. This is the first museum collection of automated musical … [Read more...]

Asbach – A German Brandy from Rüdesheim

Asbach Uralt is a German Brandy Produced in Rüdesheim since 1892: There's plenty of wines and beers to taste in Rüdesheim, but one liquor that must be tried when in this village is Asbach, the famous German brandy specialty from Rüdesheim am Rhein. Asbach brandy has been in production for … [Read more...]

Rüdesheim on the Rhine

A Night of Fireworks and Rheingau wines: Rüdesheim is one of the Rhineland's best known wine villages and has many attractions. This charming village is on the route of many Rhine river cruises and as passengers disgorge from their river boats, they are brought to Drosselgasse where they can … [Read more...]

Tour Routes in Germany

Suggested Tour Routes to make the best of your holiday in Germany Touring Germany is a pleasure, whether you drive yourself, take a coach or relax on a boat; that's because there's a lot to see and the roads are excellent, so travel is easy. Whether you're looking for romantic castles, … [Read more...]