Free time activities

With its wonderful country, the romantic rhine promenade and the manifold recreation offer, Ruedesheim has countless possibilities to spend the free time exciting, varied and unforgettable.
We compiled a few tipps for your:


Rambling on a higher ground. The Rheinsteig® trail runs along the right bank of the river Rhine between Bonn, Koblenz und Wiesbaden along predominantly narrow paths and challenging inclines, uphill and downhill, leading to forests, vineyards and spectacular views. This exceptionally well sign-posted and closely networked trail offers opportunities for ambitious long-distance walking tours or for a variety of short tours. It can easily be reached by train, boat and car and is near several airports.



Informations about Ruedesheim am Rhein
The official Homepage of Ruedesheim am Rhein with all important informations for citizens and tourists: event calendar, map and much more!


Toy museum shows toys and model railways of the last 100 years and a bigmodel railway of the rhine valley in the style of the 1930s to the 1950s.


You have to discover a tour with the Winzerexpress in Ruedesheim - you can see all sights and the vineyards from a totally special perspective! Start point above the Drosselgasse at the music cabinett.


Rudesheim Segtours

A Segway enables you to ride almost silently through the stunning Upper Middle Rhine Valley UNESCO World Heritage. Thanks to this unique means of transportation, the hilly landscape can be experienced at a leisurely pace and completely relaxed. Roll with us along the River Rhine, get to know some historical sites and enjoy the high-quality food in the Rheingau. The tours provide driving enjoyment at its best. The trend vehicle Segway is easy to use and everyone aged 15 and older can participate with appropriate licence in the tours.


In the Asbach visitor centre you can discover a diashow about the development of the Asbach destillery and you can buy Asbach products.


wine museum Brömserburg
In the wine museum Brömserburg you can find the oldest wine oriented collection of the world. Who enters the castle can look forward to a exciting journey through the history of wine. 2000 exhibits are shown and explained in the halls and vaults.


Kloster Eberbach
A venerable abbey above Eltville - "Porta patet, cor magis - The door stands open, but the heart even more so!"
Unforgettable as the set for the Hollywood movie "The name of the Rose" with Sean Connery.


Cable Car Rüdesheim
the unique event on the river rhine!
Our special Tipp: the ringtour - discover Ruedesheim and Assmannshausen in a spectacular manner! You ride up with the cable car to the Niederwald/Germania, make a nice walk through the Niederwald forest to the Jagdschloss where you find the chairlift for going down to Assmannshausen and from there you take the rhine cruising boat back to Ruedesheim.


What would Ruedesheim be without the Drosselgasse.... live music, wine romantic, good food and great atmosphere!


Bingen-Rudesheimer Boat Connection
From Rheingau to Middle Rhine Trips to the Romantic Lorelei between Rudesheim, Bromserburg, Bingen, Castle Klopp, Mouth of Nahe, Ruin Ehrenfels, Mauseturm, Assmannshausen, Burg Rheinstein, Trechtingshausen, Castle Sooneck, Niederheimbach, Castle Heimburg, Lorch, Wispertal, Ruin Nollig, Lorchhausen, Ruin Furstenberg, Bacharach, Castle Stahleck, Pfalz in the Rhine, Kaub, Castle Gutenfels, Oberwesel, Castle Schonburg, Lorelei, St. Goar, Castle Rheinfels, Castle Katz and St. Goarshausen Castle Tours Evening Trips with Live-Music and Dance; Charter Trips to all stations on Rhine river Our Fleet of Boats Discounts Special offers Events / Free seats Rhine map and Boat landing stations


Schifffahrtgesellschaft Köln Düsseldorfer (KD)
Romance, relaxation and pure enjoyment. Or events and parties. Whatever you’re looking for, KD has some unforgettable moments to offer.


Middle Ages Torture-Museum
Come and view the instruments used for torture in the middle ages. Learn about the methods of torture, witches, funeral piles, witch-hunts, witchcraft, the Inquisition, and the Medieval punishments.


Rüdesheimer christmasmarket of nations
One of the most beautiful christmas markets in Germany! It goes through the old town, crosses the market square, the rhine promenade and the Drosselgasse.


Siegfrieds Mechanical Musiccabinett
With more than 300 exhibits unique in Germany - a museum for mechanical music instruments in the town centre of Ruedesheimin the historical Broemserhof. From the big carousel organ to the small musically tobacco tin - your ears will be surprised!



Abbey St. Hildegard Eibingen
Above the town in the vineyards you can find the Abbey St. Hildegard. t was build at the beginning of the 20th century in memory of the great german Saint Hildegard of Bingen. Today the nuns of the Abbey of St Hildegard, like all Benedictines, live by a rule, which is over 1400 years old, and goes back to St Benedict. They are self-sustaining and you can buy candles, wines, jewellery, books and much more in the abbey shop.


Ponyhof Ebental
A family-friendly free time paradise in the middle of meadows and forests.
In the Ponyland you can see many small and big ponies, mules, cats, rabbits, sheeps and goats in originally natural surrounding.
On mothers day and on some first sundays in the month the Rheingau helicopter starts for a round flight in the middle rhine valley up to the Loreley.