Rhine banks at Bonn, early morning

“Father” Rhine

On the way from his sources in the Swiss Alps to the Northern Sea, “Father” Rhine flows through six countries: Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, France, Germany, and the Netherlands. So, if we speak of “Father” Rhine, he has a lot of children and these countries, and I have a lot of brothers and sisters there. A lot has always been written […]

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Siebengebirge and Rhine

Of course, the Siebengebirge and the Rhine belong together. If you take a boat trip on the Rhine, you have a wonderful view of the Drachenfels and the Siebengebirge at Bonn-Bad Godesberg on the left and Bad Honnef and Königswinter on the right. From above, you have a wonderful view of the Rhine valley. Here are some impressions. Numerous small […]

Swan family seen at Hohenems, Alter Rhein, Austria

Rhine – from the Alps to the Northern Sea

Our region is located on the northern border of the Middle Rhine Valley. When we hike through the hills and valleys of the Siebengebirge and look down on our small part of the Rhine, he has already come a long way from the Swiss Alpes to the Northern Sea, through Liechtenstein, Austria, France and the German Länder Baden-Württemberg, Hesse and […]

Katz Castle above St. Goarshausen, with the Lorelei rock in the background

Impressions from the Middle Rhine

The Siebengebirge is on the northern border of the Middle Rhine Valley, which begins at Bingen / Rüdenheim. For many people, the narrow valley with its steeps, vineyards and numerous castles is the classical Rhine landscape par excellence, and the epitome of the “Romantic Rhine”. This applies especially to the Upper Middle Rhine Valley between Bingen and Koblenz. Since 2002 […]