Rhineland-Palatinate - a land flowing with wine

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In Rhineland-Palatinate, noble grape-growing areas cover as many as 13 regions. This wonderful land owes its name to the famous wine regions of the Palatinate and the Rhineland Hesse - the areas on the Nahe, Middle Rhine, Moselle and Ahr.

The history of Rhineland-Palatinate as a single German state is quite complicated. The turbulent history of this land dates back to Roman times. The single administrative area was created only after the end of World War II. The cities on the Rhine experienced their greatest prosperity in the 19th century. It was connected with trade contacts and the emergence of heavy industry centers. Rhineland-Palatinate is an area that is diverse in terms of culture and history .

Sights and wines

Rhineland-Palatinate is located on the western outskirts of Germany, bordered by Luxembourg, France and Belgium. It is one of the most picturesque areas of our western neighbors. This region is characterized by a great variety of landscapes. There you will find wonderful vineyards, numerous hills, oak forests , as well as dormant volcanoes and historic castles .

Rhineland-Palatinate is located in the center of the Rhine Slate Mountains , where you can admire the beautiful landscape of the Rhine Valley between Bingen and Bonn. The area is famous for the historic city of Koblenz with its magnificent castles and medieval strongholds, and numerous historic churches and palaces.


The capital of the Rhineland-Palatinate region is the town of Mainz on the river Rhine. During the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation, this town was the capital of the Archbishopric of Mainz . It was here in 1400 that the world-famous craftsman Jan Gutenberg , the inventor of printing, was born.

In Mainz you will find a lot of interesting sights, incl. the Romanesque cathedral of Saint Martin and Saint Stephen, the Gothic church of Saint Quintin (Saint Quintin) with baroque furnishings, and the temples of Saint Peter and Saint Ignatz .


Rhineland-Palatinate is often called the land of wine - it is famous for its light, expressive varieties with a fruity note. This includes Riesling, Spätburgunder, Frühburgunder, Weissburgunder and Grauburgunder, Silvaner, Dornfelder and Müller-Thurgau. The Rhine Hesse-Palatinate region is the largest wine-growing area . Additionally, the oldest German tourist route - the German Wine Route - runs through the Palatinate.


Camping im Eichenwald

When you choose to spend your vacation in the Rhineland-Palatinate region, find accommodation in an extremely picturesque setting amidst 150-year-old oak trees. It is here in Mittelhof that Camping im Eichenwald is located, which covers an area of 10 hectares.

In the resort, we can use very comfortable and well-equipped holiday homes or plots with sanitary and electricity connections. The campsite has plenty of amenities and attractions . The needs of the youngest guests were also taken care of. Children have at their disposal a playground, a mini-club with animators, a volleyball and football pitch and a paddling pool .


Camping im Eichenwald is the perfect place for people who like active holidays . There are plenty of cycling and hiking trails in the area . There you can practice cross-country skiing, alpine skiing and paragliding.

The resort has its own restaurant , snack bar and pizzeria. Fresh bread can be purchased at the grocery store. There is an indoor swimming pool with water slides, sauna, tennis courts and a golf course near the campsite. Camping im Eichenwald has facilities for the disabled (WC, showers). You can also come there with dogs. The campsite is a good base for exploring the most beautiful places in Rhineland-Palatinate and the surrounding vineyards.

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Piotr Strugała
Piotr Strugała

Italy, Croatia, Spain ... are the countries I would like to come back to every summer. I like to discover new places, whether it is a bustling capital city or a quiet town on a mountain slope.

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