About Rudesheim am Rhein
Rüdesheim is an historic city of winegrowers originating back to pre Roman times.
The old town, dating from the Middle Ages, and parts of the city’s fortifications like the Adlerturm (eagle tower) are maintained. Here you will find cosy traditional wine taverns in historic half-timbered houses. No tourist leaves this international well-known city without visiting the world-famous Drosselgasse.
The Drosselgasse is the heart of Rüdesheim’s old town, a “magnet” for tourists from all continents. Live band entertainment, brass instrument and dance music from late morning till midnight along the 144 m long Drosselgasse. Meet easy-going people while enjoying the regional cuisine, the Rüdesheim wine and music in the wine houses and garden taverns of this world-famous alley, whilst dancing the night away.The town offers lots of historic sites:
Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegard
Adlerturm / Eagle Tower
More information on all of these and the area in general can be found on either of their tourism sites www.ruedesheim.de/en or www.rudesheim-rhine.info there is also a ‘Flicker’ photo gallery of Rudesheim which can be found here