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20 photos to inspire you to explore Rhine Valley

20 photos to inspire you to explore Rhine Valley
Rhine Valley means stunning castles, towns, hills, vineyards, and Lorelei. Of course, there's no better way to get a real feel for the Rhine River than to take a short cruise on it.

Rhine Valley means stunning castles, towns, hills, vineyards, and Lorelei. Of course, there’s no better way to get a real feel for the Rhine River than to take a short cruise on it.

St Goar

St Goar

St Goar

Pfalzgrafenstein Castle

Pfalzgrafenstein Castle

Thurant Castle

Liebenstein Castle

St Goar

At the center of this World Heritage valley visitors can see Lorelei Rock, near St. Goarshausen.

Most of the castles are open to the public.

You can visit: the Fortress Ehrenbreitstein and cable car, Koblenz; Stolzenfels Palace, Koblenz-Stolzenfels; Marksburg Castle, Braubach; and Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, Kaub.