Follow in Charlemagne's footsteps in Ingelheim and discover the medieval remains of the imperial palace, which the ruler had built in the 8th century as one of the most magnificent palaces of the Frankish Empire. The museum at the imperial palace rounds off your archaeologically significant experience with extensive information and exciting exhibits.
After the demise of the imperial palace, a new centre was built around the castle church. The walkable defence wall offers fantastic views of the old town centre and the Rhine-Hessian hill country. The historic grounds are festively illuminated every year for the popular Ingelheim Red Wine Festival. The "red wine town" is the only wine region in Rheinhessen to grow predominantly red grapes.
In addition to its charming history and excellent wine, however, the home of the pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim has other facets. The Neue Mitte is a modern centre with shops, cafés, restaurants and the kING cultural hall.
You can get an insight into Ingelheim's history here