Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Where to stay around Rhineland-Palatinate?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,951 holiday lettings near Rhineland-Palatinate. From 1,814 apartments to 996 houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Rhineland-Palatinate area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Rhineland-Palatinate?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Rhineland-Palatinate. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mosel: 1,704 holiday homes
  • Trier: 216 holiday homes
  • Koblenz: 274 holiday homes
  • Cochem: 383 holiday homes
  • Bernkastel-Kues: 418 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Rhineland-Palatinate! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Rhineland-Palatinate?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Rhineland-Palatinate with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Trier: 216 holiday lettings
  • Koblenz: 274 holiday lettings
  • Cochem: 383 holiday lettings
  • Bernkastel-Kues: 418 holiday lettings
  • Boppard: 336 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Rhineland-Palatinate?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Rhineland-Palatinate are:

  • Frankfurt Hahn Airport (HHN): 1,055 self catering accommodations
  • Spangdahlem Ab Airport (SPM): 779 self catering accommodations
  • Ramstein Ab Airport (RMS): 97 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Rhineland-Palatinate?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Rhineland-Palatinate. From HomeAway travellers, the top 5 popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nurburgring Castle: 726 holiday rentals
  • Nordschleife: 730 holiday rentals
  • Nuerburgring: 763 holiday rentals
  • Moselle Promenade: 852 holiday rentals
  • Crucenia Thermen: 217 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rhineland-Palatinate listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Rheineland-Pfalz, Germany your home away from home

The lovely region of Rheineland-Pfalz is located on the western border of Germany, adjoining Luxembourg. It is a popular area with Americans who enjoy the many festivals held here. The area is rich in castles, with one at almost every town; picturesque towns with mural-painted houses and Roman ruins. This area is Germany's leading producer of wine and the wine routes in the south west are lovely. They are particularly busy in late summer, when the wine festivals are celebrated. The largest festival is the Durkheimer Wurstfest, or sausage festival, but the wine far outweighs the amount of sausages consumed!

Things to Do in Rheineland-Pfalz Visit the Wineries

The Mosel Valley is one of the prettiest valleys in the world and runs from Trier in the southwest of the region, to the famous Deutsches Eck in Koblenz. The winding river valley which stretches for about 50 miles (80km) is lined with beautiful vineyards. The better known German Wine Road also runs through the area further south, towards the French border. In the early autumn there is a continuous circuit of wine festivals in these areas offering wine tasting, parades and cultural events.

Enjoy the Cuisine

This region's specialities are sausages served with heaps of potatoes and sauerkraut. The Pflaz region serves Saumagen, a bologna made with pork and potatoes which is sliced and grilled. In this region beer takes a backseat to wine, especially as most of Germany's white wine is produced in this region.

Places to Visit in Rheineland-Pfalz

The capital ofRheineland-Pfalz is the city of Mainz at the southern end of the Rheinland, Germany's premier wine region. It is home to some of Germany's most scenic castles and, although a modern city, it has some great museums.

In the southeast of Rheineland-Pfalz are the historic cities of Worms and Speyer which are both dominated by huge old Cathedrals. Speyer Cathedral is beautiful both inside and outside and has a massive crypt. The freshly painted town buildings which line Maximilianstrasse always make a colourful sight, along with the traditional maypole and the Altportal. The town also has some lovely churches such as the tiny Heiliggeistkirche or Holy Ghost Church. On a more modern note, Speyer has a Technik Museum with military aircraft and hardware on display.

Further north is Koblenz where the Rhein and the Mosel River meet. The Ehrenbreitstein Castle is one of the largest in this area with a maze of battlements and there is also the more modest 13th century Koblenz Castle. Take a ferry across the river and enjoy the historic architecture in this lovely city. The nearby towns of Weindorf and Bingen am Rhein are also worth exploring. In the far southwest is the modern metropolis of Kaisersalutern which has some historical treasures.

Weather in Rheineland-Pfalz

Those staying in a holiday rental in Rheineland-Pfalz will find the summers warm and sunny and the winters cold. The area gets a little rain or snowfall all year round. Summer temperatures average 74°F (23°C) in August and it remains warm until well into October.

Travel to Rheineland-Pfalz

The main international airports serving Rheineland-Pfalz are the Bonn/Cologne (CGN) Airport which is 40 miles from Koblenz and Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) which is 48 miles away.