Wiesbaden Area

Thanksgiving in Germany

Germany’s answer to thanksgiving: Erntedankfest

Germany has its own Thanksgiving celebration called “Erntedankfest”. In many Germany communities festivities include parades with floats and marching bands.

A Guide to Cologne (Köln)

Cologne (Köln) is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly city on the Rhine River in Germany with a skyline boasting the famous Cologne Cathedral as its distinguishing feature.

International Delights at the Whisky Museum in Kirn

The castle and guard house, which house the Whisky Museum, are landmarks of the town of Kirn.

Mal-Werk: Pottery Painting in Mainz

Get your artistic juices flowing with your family and friends at Mal-Werk! At this colorful café you can have a creative day with stencils, sponges, stamps, brushes and a rainbow of paint colors.

Sachsenhausen Frankfurt

Discover Apple Wine in Old Sachsenhausen

Many of the buildings in Old Sachsenhausen are in original half-timbered buildings – it’s worth a day of you time to explore it and drink some apple wine.

Swim and Dine Overlooking Wiesbaden

Opel Neroberg is a hidden paradise perched high above the city of Wiesbaden. Here you can dine a swanky restaurant and sun worship and swim in indoor and outdoor pools.

Nature’s Reflexology at Barfußpark

The secret to feeling young might be as simple as walking barefoot outdoors. Sometimes I just enjoy being silly with my grown daughters. Today was such a day. We shed our… Read more

German-American Friendship Fest

The Wiesbaden German-American Fest is held now until July 4. German and American families can come out for fun rides, tasty food, great music and fireworks!

Road trip along the Rhine River

For centuries, artists, poets and writers have been drawn to the small villages along the banks of the Rhine River as a source of tranquility and inspiration.

The Enchanting Castle of Eltville

Take a stroll around the beautiful Eltville Electoral Castle, located in the Rheingau wine region. It offers history, inviting courtyard and rose garden, picturesque views and more.

Weimar – cultural capital of the 18th century

Let Weimar’s rich cultural and literary history enchant you during a cozy weekend away. Here’s the thing: I love historical figures. There’s just something about learning what inspired humans to become who… Read more

Explore one of the world’s oldest wine estates: Schloss Vollrads

Schloss Vollrads is one of the oldest wine estates in the world, dating back to the 13th century and is located near Wiesbaden and Frankfurt.

Discover the Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt

Senckenberg (Natural History) Museum in Frankfurt is a fun and educational way to spend an afternoon. This museum is also the home to the most extensive collection of dinosaurs throughout Germany.

Wiesbaden’s Freudenberg Castle, the Museum of the Senses

The museum in the Freudenberg Castle (Schloss Freudenberg) is an unforgettable experience as you explore the wonders of senses and the mind. History This 20th century restored building has been known as the… Read more

Twinkling Star Christmas Market in Wiesbaden

Warm lights, musical sounds and scrumptious cuisine of the Wiesbaden Christmas Market will leave you seeing twinkling holiday stars!

Wiesbaden on Ice Nov 16, 2016 – Jan 8, 2017

Nestled between the Wiesbaden Kurhaus and Kurpark, ESWE Eizeit (ice rink) is the perfect place to go skating in the city!

Magical lights at Mainz Christmas Market!

From now until December 23, get lost for hours under the spectacular lights of the Mainz Christmas Market.

The Witch Tower of Idstein!

The charming and remarkable town of Idstein makes a wonderful day trip, which includes viewing sites from the top of Witch Tower (Hexenturm).

Beilstein along the Moselle River

Make your way to Beilstein, a quaint countryside village tucked into the hillside. You can now can enjoy the beautiful fall colors and a nice glass of wine.

Rüdesheim am Rhein beside the beautiful Rhine River

The charming town of Rüdesheim am Rhein, which you can only reach by ferry, has vineyards, wine tours, picturesque views, historic buildings, great restaurants and shopping and more.

The Awakening – Halloween at Frankenstein Castle

Are you looking for the ultimate Halloween experience? The Frankenstein’s Castle is up there near the top! This annual Halloween festival in Darmstadt is one of the biggest Halloween festivals in Europe.

Kletterwald in Neroberg

Channel your inner Tarzan! Swing down ropes and climb within the trees at the Wiesbaden Neroberg Kletterwald! Located on the top of Wiesbaden in the beautiful Neroberg, this high ropes course… Read more

Swim and Dine High Above Wiesbaden

Did you know that Opel Neroberg has a hidden paradise perched high above the city of Wiesbaden? Here you can sun worship and swim then also dine in their restaurant. Dining The… Read more

Family safari at the Opel Zoo

Brown foxes, wild boar and red squirrels are indigenous to the Taunus Mountains. However, thanks to Opel Zoo you can catch a glimpse of various other animals like elephants, giraffes, llamas and… Read more

Frankfurt Zoo: Animals and the City

The Frankfurt Zoo, a green oasis nested in the middle of the city, is a great place for families to enjoy a day!

Discover Frankfurt on Foot

Frankfurt is modern city that is also steeped in rich history and has many cultural highlights. Experience this beautiful city on foot to see the best bits.

Beautiful Pottery in Homburg

You can pick up an array of items at the popular Homburg Flohmarkt. Usually, just before Easter, more than 100 artisans from several countries present a great diversity of beautiful ceramics.

Stuttgart Flea Market

Antiques and More at the Homburg Flea Market

Head to the Homburg Flohmarkt to find great treasures including antiques, collectibles and much more.

Botanical paradise in the heart of Frankfurt

When the spring temperatures finally catch up to your spring spirit, the botanical garden, PalmenGarten, in Frankfurt is a great place to visit.

Wiesbaden Children’s Fasching Parade

If you are considering celebrating Fasching next year and you have little ones, I highly suggest to mark your calendar for the Wiesbaden Children’s Parade.

Live Music in Wiesbaden

Get completely absorbed in the live music scene while creating lasting memories. Live music of Wiesbaden is just waiting to be discovered and enjoyed!

See Through the Eyes of Lorelei

Would you like to see through the eyes of the Lorelei, the legendary mermaid? Head to Bornich to take in the spectacular view from up high above the Rhein River.

Schramberg Fastnacht Boat Race and Parade

For a fun and different Fasching experience, head to the Schramberg Fastnacht Boat Race and Parade this February 7!

Freudenberg Castle, the Museum of the Senses

The museum in the Freudenberg Castle (Schloss Freudenberg) is an unforgettable experience as you explore the wonders of senses and the mind. History This 20th century restored building has been known as the… Read more

Wiesbaden on Ice: Skating in the City

Nestled between the Wiesbaden Kurhaus and Kurpark, ESWE Eizeit (ice rink) is the perfect place to go skating in the city!

Under the Lights of the Mainz Christmas Market

From now until December 23, get lost for hours under the spectacular lights of the Mainz Christmas Market.

Wiesbaden Twinkling Star Christmas Market

Warm lights, musical sounds and scrumptious cuisine of the Wiesbaden Christmas Market will leave you seeing twinkling holiday stars!

Discover Idstein from the Witch Tower!

The charming and remarkable town of Idstein makes a wonderful day trip, which includes viewing sites from the top of Witch Tower (Hexenturm).

Family Fun at Opel Zoo

Normally indigenous to the Taunus Mountains are the brown foxes, wild boar and red squirrels. Thanks to Opel Zoo you can see elephants, giraffes, hippos and more.

Beautiful Beilstein

Make your way to Beilstein, a quaint countryside village tucked into the hillside. You can now can enjoy the beautiful fall colors and a nice glass of wine.