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Eltville am Rhein is in Rheingau in Hesse, Germany.
Together with its Stadtteile (adjoining villages) of Erbach and Hattenheim, Eltville is the largest town in the Rheingau.
North of Eltville is the village and community of Kiedrich. To the east is the village of Walluf.
By carThe B42 between Wiesbaden and Rüdesheim runs through town.
By trainThere is hourly regional service (operated by vias) from Frankfurt via Mainz and Wiesbaden. Trains take roughly 55 minutes from Frankfurt to Eltville. In the other direction there is at least hourly service from Koblenz via Lorch am Rhein, Assmannshausen and Rüdesheim. The Koblenz - Eltville journey time is roughly one and a quarter hour.
By busBus line 171 from Wiesbaden Hbf to Rüdesheim
On footThe Rheinsteig walking trail passes through Wiesbaden-Biebrich, Kiedrich, Kloster Eberbach near Eltville, Schloss Vollrads near Oestrich-Winkel, Monstera Marienthal near Geisenheim and Niederwalddenkmal near Rüdesheim.
Some KD (Köln Düsseldorfer Deutsche Rheinschiffahrt AG) ships stop at Eltville starting in Mainz and Wiesbaden before going on to Rüdesheim and along the Rhine to Koblenz and Cologne
- Bus line 172 from train station Eltville to Kiedrich and Kloster Eberbach.
- Bus line 173 from train station Eltville to Martinsthal, Rauenthal and Schlangenbad.
Timber-frameaddress: Burgstraßefrom the 16th and 18th centuries
address: Burgstraße 1The 1330 to 1345 erected castle of the prince-electors and archbishops of Mainz, directly at the Rhine, the landmark of Eltville. In the former residence tower you can now find the Tourist Information, a souvenir shop, a wedding chapel, a Gutenberg memorial and changing exhibitions.
St. Peter’s and Paul’s parish churchphone: +49 6123 2622address: Kirchgasse 1from the 14th century
Kloster Eberbach– the place where the interior scenes of “The name of the Rose” were filmed in 1985/1986.
Domäne SteinbergClos (walled vineyard) of Kloster Eberbach.
Scharfenstein CastleRuined medieval castle.
The Catholic pilgrimage church consecrated to Saint Valentineaddress: Kiedrich
- Sekt- und Biedermeierfest (Sparkling Wine and Biedermeier Festival) along the Rhine promenade. 29 June - 2 July 2018.
- Close walk to Walluf for Apfelwein tasting.
Wine from vineyards such as Steinberg, Rauenthaler Baiken and Erbacher Marcobrunn.
phone: +49 6123 75372address: Mühlstraße 18, Walluf
phone: +49 6123 999 43 90address: Wiesweg 93Great Schnitzel
phone: +49 6123 975110address: Freygäßchen 1
- Wine tasting stands in:
- Eltville: Rhine River promenade
- Hattenheim: Rhine River bank
- Erbach: at the parking area Rheinallee
phone: +49 6723 640address: Rheinallee, Hattenheim
Hotel Schloss Reinhartshausen Kempinskiphone: +49 6123 6760address: Hauptstraße 41, Erbach5 star hotel
phone: +49 6123 90 98-0address: Burgstraße 1