On the Heritage Trail – Out and about in the Middle Rhine Valley
Not only does the ‘Upper Middle Rhine Valley’ World Heritage Site have an exceptionally rich cultural heritage - it has also been the scene of many historical events. And then there is the dazzling array of works of art which have the “Valley of the Loreley” as their theme. There’s plenty in store for visitors to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, so why not take the plunge and immerse yourself in this breathtaking landscape?
In 2005 UNESCO also accorded the Upper German-Raetian “Limes” the status of World Heritage Site. Stretching across the hills on the Rhine’s right bank, this
Roman frontier which begins at the Rhine near Rheinbrohl, runs partly parallel
to the ‘Upper Middle Rhine Valley’ World Heritage Site. The Regional Association of “Middle Rhine Valley World Heritage Guides” is a group of trained and certified World Heritage guides and certified nature and countryside guides who operate in accordance with guidelines of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the Federal Association of Guides in Germany (BVDG) and the National Alliance of State-Supported Educational Establishments for Nature Conservation and Environmental Protection (BANU). The programme “Dem Erbe auf der Spur – Unterwegs am Mittelrhein” introduces visitors to the region’s distinctive features. Each programme contains the year’s schedule of guided tours. The guides will take you to the region’s most delightful spots. Experience unusual perspectives along some particularly attractive trails. Step out on unknown paths. Enjoy unexpected views and delve deeper into this unique
landscape. Discover the exceptional diversity of the natural world. Sample and savour our regional products. Follow the traces of this region’s remarkable
cultural and historical heritage. Be captivated by the tales and legends of the myth-ridden landscape of the Rhine Valley.