Rüdesheim has been a magnet for romantics since the 19th century. Among its most famous sights is the Drosselgasse, a narrow alleyway lined with wine taverns and shops. Explore Rüdesheim at your leisure and then join a wine tasting experience at the prestigious Castle Vollrads, a handsome 14th-century castle perfectly located in the vineyard-covered hills of the Rheingau. Though it is one of the smallest wine-growing regions of Germany, it is world famous for its Rieslings. Castle Vollrads is one of the world’s top wine estates for the varietal.
<span 13.333333015441895px;"="">At Christmas time, head to the Christmas Market highlighting Christmas customs from around the world with its 120 stalls packed with holiday delights and life-size Nativity scene, one of Germany’s largest.