Romantic Cities Rheinland-Pfalz

Cultural events

Seven cities, seven treasures: Trier, Germany's oldest city, marked by the UNESCO World Heritage. Walk in Siegfried's footsteps in the Nibelung and Lutheran city of Worms. Maximum wine enjoyment in the Gutenberg city of Mainz and in Neustadt on the German Wine Route. Experience the myth of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley UNESCO World Cultural Heritage at first hand during a visit to Koblenz. Or go on a voyage of discovery in Speyer, the burial place of the German Empire. Not to forget Idar-Oberstein, the cradle of worldwide gemstone manufacturing. All of them regularly provide the setting for spectacular, cultural events.

Highlights 2017

Events and exhibitions in 2017

  • Cowboys & Indians – Made in Germany, Koblenz state museum, 9 April – 29 October
  • Fortress illuminations, Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, Koblenz, 13–17 and 21–23 April
  • Prehistory – Archaeological Treasures of the Rhine and Moselle Regional exhibition, Mainz state museum, 21 May – 29 October
  • Historical re-enactments, Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, Koblenz, 25, 27 and 28 May
  • Roman Festival, Imperial Baths, Trier, 15, 17 and 18 June
  • Knights’ Festival, Mainz state museum, 15 and 16 July

Fortress and Castle Festivals 2017

  • Castle-themed Days, Trifels Castle, Annweiler, 20–21 May
  • Fairy-tale Festival, Bürresheim Castle, Mayen, 16 July
  • Castle Festival, Villa Ludwigshöhe Castle, Edenkoben, 25 August
  • Castle Festival, Stolzenfels Castle, Koblenz, 10 September
  • Castle Festival, Hardenburg, Bad Dürkheim, 23–24 September