Events in June
526 > 593 Rhein Vokal
“RheinVokal” is a series of summer concerts on the Rhine and its tributary valleys. This festival celebrates the beauty of vocal music in all its intricacies and nuances encompassing a wide range of styles from voluptuously seductive pieces, strictly formal spiritual music, and rich Baroque coloraturas to gripping modern compositions. Variety is the spice of life and the microphones of the regional broadcasting company Südwestfunk are always on site.
Approx. 20 concerts between mid June and mid July in some of the most beautiful buildings in the country
526 > 543 Rheingau Musik Festival
With over 120 000 visitors every year, the Rheingau Music Festival is one of the leading events of its kind and at the same time it is the largest, almost entirely privately-funded music festival in Europe. Around 148 music events including classical chamber concerts, symphony concerts and oratorios as well as open air concerts and Kabarett evenings take place between Frankfurt/Wiesbaden and Lorch am Rhein.
Each year from the end of June to the beginning of September
526 Bingen swingt
Over 30 international bands play on stages in the town centre, by the river and at Klopp Castle. International Jazz stars and lots of new formations guarantee a weekend of first class jazz.
Each year on a weekend in June
526 Magic Bike Rallye, Rüdesheim
One of Europe’s biggest Harley Davidson meetings attracts thousands of international bikers to the World Heritage Site ‘Upper Middle Rhine Valley’. Rüdesheim is completely taken over by gleaming motorcycles. The whole region is transformed into a paradise for Easy Riders, with live music, tours through the Rhine Valley, a motorcycle parade, fireworks display and other attractions in Rüdesheim and Assmannshausen.
Each year in June Internet
550 > 592 Mittelrhein Marathon
The event includes marathon and half-marathon races and also offers competitions for walkers and inline skaters. Tens of thousands of spectators in the towns and villages along the route and a total of more than 9000 registered athletes combine to make this sporting event an exceptionally atmospheric and memorable experience.
From Oberwesel to Deutsches Eck in Koblenz. Each year in mid June
585 > 593 Skatenights, Koblenz
On five separate evenings, the city on Rhine and Moselle becomes a paradise for inline skaters who can glide along attractive routes, enjoying a unique sense of freedom. These trendy ‘Skatenights‘ are made possible through the expertise of the “Skate-On” school of inline skating and the dedication of the Sportbund Rheinland-Pfalz. They are no longer just a local event, but attract skaters from all over the Rhine-Moselle region.
Five evenings from May to September
590 Kaiserin Augusta - das Fest, Koblenz
“Empress Augusta - the Festival” had its première in 2006. Different events take place throughout the festival grounds including wine tastings, horse-drawn coach rides, musical performances, culinary offerings, (costumed) tours, and a children’s programme.
Each year at the beginnig of June
592 Altstadtfest, Koblenz
This festival was started in 1975 by some of the old town residents in order to draw attention to the urgently needed restoration of the city’s old quarter. This has now been successfully completed and the original initiative has developed into one of Koblenz’s major events which is now famous far beyond the city limits.
Each year at the end of June / beginning of July