St. Goarshausen - The city of the Loreley
Worth seeing in St. Goarshausen
- Castle Katz: A medieval castle perched above the Rhine offering a fantastic view of the river and surrounding landscape.
- Loreley: A famous rock formation on the banks of the Rhine made famous by Heinrich Heine's poem of the same name. The rock offers a fantastic view of the river.
- Old Town: The old town of St. Goarshausen with its narrow streets and picturesque half-timbered houses invites you to stroll and explore.
- Rhine Bank: The Rhine bank in St. Goarshausen is an ideal place for a walk, offering breathtaking views of the Rhine and the surrounding landscape.
Impressions from St. Goarshausen
St. Goarshausen, a short portrait
Welcome to St. Goarshausen, a picturesque village on the Rhine River known for its impressive castle, natural landscape, and cultural events.
The main attraction of St. Goarshausen is Burg Katz, an imposing fortress high above the Rhine. Visit the castle and explore its history and architecture. From the castle, you have a breathtaking view of the river and the surrounding valley.
In addition to the castle, St. Goarshausen offers a diverse natural landscape. Explore the nearby Loreley rock, which is known as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy hikes along the Rheinsteig or take a boat trip on the river to experience the beauty of the Rhine Valley.
St. Goarshausen is also known for its cultural events. Visit the Rhein in Flammen Festival, where the Rhine Valley is illuminated with a spectacular fireworks display. Or attend one of the numerous concerts and theater performances taking place in the region.
Discover the beauty of St. Goarshausen and immerse yourself in the fascinating combination of history, nature, and culture.
St. Goarshausen – the location
St. Goarshausen, some dates
- federal state: Rheinland-Pfalz
- Residents: 1519
- area: 32.19
- postal code: 56346
- Phone prefix: 6771
- Website: www.st-goarshausen.de
Places near St. Goarshausen
Urbar at the Loreley near St. Goar
Urbar, known for its location and the legendary Loreley Rock.
Hirzenach, a picturesque village on the Rhine, known for its tranquility and location.
Bad Salzig, known for its healing springs, relaxed atmosphere, and timber-framed houses.
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Stiftskirche St. Goar
The Stiftskirche St. Goar in the town of Sankt Goar on the Middle Rhine is a historical and architectural masterpiece, dating back to the 6th century.
Experience the adventure of a lifetime: Discover the secret tunnels and catacombs under the majestic Rheinfels Castle on the banks of the Rhine.
Loreley Open-Air Theatre
The Loreley Open-Air Theatre is an impressive venue with breathtaking views of the Rhine, where concerts and other events regularly take place.
Loreley Visitor Center
The Loreley Visitor Center provides insight into the legends and stories around the Loreley and offers a breathtaking view of the Rhine.
The Loreley Bob is an exciting attraction, offering a fast ride with great views of the Rhine.
In this article, we delve into the legend of the Loreley and discover why it has fascinated and inspired people for centuries. We learn how the legend came about, which poets and artists were inspired by it and which places on the banks of the Rhine are associated with it.
Maus Castle, an impressive medieval fortress, majestically rises above the Rhine Valley.
Reichenberg Castle, known for its historic architecture, is a true treasure in the region.
Dream Loop Middle Rhine
A scenic hiking trail near the Loreley that unites nature, history, and culture.
Historic City Wall Oberwesel
The Historic City Wall Oberwesel is a remarkable medieval structure providing a fascinating insight into the city's history.
Discover the history and beauty of the Liebfrauenkirche, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture in Oberwesel.
Schönburg in Oberwesel is an imposing castle complex on the Middle Rhine in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany with a rich history and breathtaking views.
Gutenfels Castle is an impressive monument with a spectacular view of the Rhine Valley.
Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, once a customs castle, is picturesquely located on an island in the Rhine.
Liebenstein Castle, a historic gem, provides a fascinating glimpse into the past.
Accommodations near St. Goarshausen
Gästezimmer Rheinfelsblick mit Wohnküche
Ideal für einen Urlaub am Wochenende oder Feiertage. Für Wanderer, Fahrradfahrer und Konzertbesucher.
Price on request
Klein und Fein
Our small and exquisite apartment is very centrally located on the Rhine. It consists of a double bed 140/200 m, a kitchenette, and a shower/WC.
Price on request
Holiday apartment "Paula"
Fully equipped apartment with a fantastic view of the Rhine and castles, over two floors (1st and 2nd floor), 2 bathrooms with shower, 1 kitchen, 1 living and dining room and 1 bedroom with a double bed and 1 extra bed. The train station is just a few minutes walk away.
Price on request