The Musica Antigua Festival in Bingen am Rhein
Bingen am Rhein is famous for its connection to Hildegard von Bingen (1098–1179). This is where she lived, worked and got her inspiration for the unique musical style she developed and became renowned for worldwide. The Musica Antiqua Festival on October 3–6, 2019, commemorates her and her music. What did the Middle Ages sound like? This is the perfect place to find out and journey to Hildegard’s time. When visiting the city, part of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will experience the amazing, romantic Rhine and everything related to it: fine wines, river cruises, vineyards as far as the eye can see, and much more.
New group tours to Rüdesheim am Rhein
Idyllic Rüdesheim am Rhein is truly a feast for all the senses. The area is famous for its delicious white wines, particularly the Riesling. However, a little less well-known but also worth discovering is Asbach Uralt, a German brandy produced in Rüdesheim. The distillery is open to visitors twice a month, and groups of more than 10 people can now take a guided tour in English. The one-hour tour costs €15 per person and can be booked at the Rüdesheim tourist information office: [email protected] or +49 (0)6722 906150.
Fine arts market at Eberbach Monastery
In the famous Rheingau region, which produces some the finest Rieslings Germany has to offer, there is a little gem called Eberbach Monastery, situated close to the town of Eltville. Sean Connery set foot in this beautiful monastery when shooting the movie “The Name of the Rose”, based on the book by Umberto Eco. On October 26 and 27, 2019, the monastery is transformed into a fine arts market, with 140 German artists and designers exhibiting their various works: sculpture, jewellery, fashion, porcelain – the choice is yours! Take a moment to experience this wonderful place and one of the finest art markets in the region. Take a guided tour of the monastery (including wine tasting) and enjoy its stunning history!
Frankfurt for Groups 2020
Frankfurt is a bustling international metropolis, yet one that has at the same time retained the charm of an ancient city surrounded by landscapes of green and gold. At night, its imposing skyline sparkles magnificently, while during the day it impresses with a diversified cultural scene, a merry apple wine district and an old town steeped in history and tradition. FrankfurtRhineMain Tourism have put together a range of attractive tour modules that focus on the best sides of Frankfurt for groups of 15 or more persons, which may be individually combined as desired. And because it’s always a good idea to extend a stay in Frankfurt by another day or two, you may want to include the basic package with hotel accommodation in your plans and thus profit from the very affordable room rates made available to you by their partner hotels.