Excursions


RheinMainCard

 

With the RheinMainCard, you can avail of attractive discounts at over 40 recreational and cultural establishments, zoos, swimming pools, thermal baths, museums, sports facilities and restaurants – while enjoying free and unlimited travel on the services of the Rhine-Main Transport Association (RMV) throughout the entire RMV area.

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KD Schifffahrt

Apart from tickets for scheduled trips on the Rhine with KD Schifffahrt, the Tourist Service Center now also sells tickets for great all-inclusive evening river cruises with a DJ. Enjoy great entertainment on the river with friends and family.

Book now at the Tourist Service Center, by phone (+49 6131 242888) or by e-mail (tourist(at)mainzplus.com).

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Vineyard trip

Wagon trip through the vineyards of Nierstein and Nackenheim. Travel in a tractor-drawn covered wagon along the Rheinhöhenweg trail through lush vineyards with great views across the Rhine plain. Sample the local produce and learn all about traditional wine-making in the region. At the end of the trip, tuck into Weck, Worscht un Woi, the famous specialty of Mainz.

Trip includes: Travel on tractor-drawn covered wagon, wine and light lunch

Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours
Price: € 23.50 per person
Min. number of participants: 10


Cooking courses in Rheinhessen

Enjoy preparing and eating the food of Rheinhessen in a lovely historic building with a state-of-the art kitchen. The courses are also available for small groups of minimum 8 people. You learn how to prepare local tapas, using traditional ingredients of Rheinhessen: Handkäs as a mousse with walnut crocant served with a radish salsa, or buttery Handkäs tartar are just two suggestions – as you will soon come up with your own creations.

Offer includes:

  • Instruction by experienced tutor and recipe booklet
  • Fully fitted kitchen, aprons and knives
  • All ingredients
  • Kitchen cleaning service

Drinks are not included in the price

Duration: 3.5 to 5 hours, according to your wishes
Price: € 89 per person
Course participants: 8-15 and up to 28 guests to join the cooks at the table for an enjoyable meal


Rheinhessen - the largest wine-producing region in Germany

Wine and savoir-vivre are at the main ingredients of social life in Mainz and Rheinhessen. The area is part of the global Great Wine Capital network that also includes Christchurch, Cape Town, Bordeaux and other important wine regions. The latest generation of winegrowers in Mainz and Rheinhessen can best be described as young, inspired and determined to keep the tradition alive by producing top wines sold all over the world. Discover the beautiful land of Rheinhessen in all its facets.

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Trip through Rheingau

Rheingau is the area north of the Rhine between Wiesbaden and Rüdesheim. Your first destination is Eberbach monastery, a former Cistercian monastery where all the indoor scenes for the famous film "The Name of the Rose" were shot. A short trip brings you to Rüdesheim where a tour guide will show you the city. After a trip by cable car to the Niederwalddenkmal, a monument high above the city commemorating the Unification of Germany, you will have ample time to stroll through the famous Drosselgasse. (Tour subject to change)

Trip includes:

Guide tour, admission fees, single trip by cable car to Niederwalddenkmal

Duration: 6 hours
Price per person: € 27
Min. number of participants: 15

To complete this trip, you need a coach. We would be delighted to arrange one for you.


Helicopter trip to the castles and palaces along the Rhine

The Upper Middle Rhine Valley with its castles and palaces is one of the most charming landscapes in Germany and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore its beauty from a helicopter, sweeping down over the Rhine and its historic landmarks and towns, or just hovering to taken in breath-taking views.

Duration: 15 - 60 minutes, depending on package
Price: from € 85 per person

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Historic boat mill of Ginsheim

For centuries, the Rhine near Ginsheim was known for its boat mills. Up to 21 such floating mills were in operation until they were swept away by the Industrial Revolution and increase navigation on the Rhine. Visit the fully restored, last working boat mill anchored in the river.

For opening times and admission fees, see www.schiffsmuehle-ginsheim.de

For group bookings, call: +49 157 37052722

Tourist Service Center

Brückenturm, Rheinstraße 55
Summer opening hours:
(April 1st - October 31st)
Mo - Fr: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sa: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Su: closed

Winter opening hours:
(November 1st - March 31st)
Mo - Fr: 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Sa: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Su: closed

phone: +49 (0)6131-242-888

Landesmuseum, Große Bleiche 49-51
Mo: closed
Tu: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
We - Su: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

phone: +49 (0)6131-2857-191

tourist(at)mainzplus.com

www.mainz-tourismus.com