The Must-See Sights on the German Wine Route
The oldest of its kind in the world, the German Wine Route takes visitors right through the heart of the scenic Palatinate Forest and wine-growing region. The road begins in Bockenheim, specifically at the House of the German Wine Route, and ends at the German Wine Gate in Schweigen-Rechtenbach, right on the border with France. Along its 50-plus miles lie a slew of historic sights (including castles), picturesque forests and valleys, and, of course, vineyards. While most people opt to drive the route, you can also hike or bike it thanks to a network of dedicated trails.