Rudesheim, Germany

RUdesheim is a town in the Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis, Hesse, Germany. It is located on the right (east) bank of the Rhine, at the southern entrance to the Loreley valley.

RUdesheim has been famous for its Drosselgasse since the end of the 19th century. Its wine bars and cafes offer non-stop music and dancing. The Castle Broemserburg houses the famous Wine Museum.

Other attractions include the Museum of Medieval Torture, and Siegfried Wendel's Mechanical Music Cabinet, which has an extensive variety of mechanical musical instruments, distributed throughout a 15th century castle.

Things to See & Do

* Castle Broemserburg
* Museum of Medieval Torture
* Statue of Germania
* Siegfried Wendel's museum
* Drosselgasse - alleyway

General information

Cruise Season – Feb - Dec
Currency - Euro (€) (EUR
Language - German
Land Area – 51 km’s
Population – 10,000
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code + 49

Port Location – The Rudesheim port is located on the Rhine river close to the city centre.

Transport Links - All Regional Railroad trains (RB) and Regional Expresses (RE) between Wiesbaden and Koblenz stop at Rudesheim / Rhine. Bus stops and taxi stands are right at the rail station. Rail and coach connections exist between Frankfurt Rhein Main International Airport as well as from the Frankfurt-Hahn Airport in the Hunsrueck area. Frankfurt-Hahn is mainly served by European carriers, especially by Ryanair.
A passenger and a car ferry is available between Rudesheim / Rhine and Bingen.