From the Kaiserpfalz Ingelheim to the castle church

History in Ingelheim am Rhein

In the "red wine town" of Ingelheim am Rhein you will experience medieval history about Charlemagne, the imperial palace and the castle church. An extraordinary wine festival with a unique ambience, the modern city center with all imaginable amenities and wonderful excursion possibilities in the surrounding nature round off your visit.

Walk in the footsteps of Charlemagne 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 in the Franconian Empire. The museum near the Kaiserpfalz rounds off your archaeologically significant experience with extensive information and exciting exhibits.

After the fall of the imperial palace, a new center was built around the castle church. The defensive wall, which can be walked on, offers fantastic views of the old town center and the Rhine-Hessian hill country. For the popular Ingelheim red wine festival, the historic area is festively illuminated every year. The "red wine city" is the only wine region in Rheinhessen to grow predominantly red grapes.

In addition to a charming history and excellent wine, the home of the pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim has other facets. The Neue Mitte is a modern center with shops, cafés, restaurants and the culture hall kING.

You can get an insight into Ingelheim's history here

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Contact details:

Tourist-Information im Winzerkeller

Binger Straße 16

55218 Ingelheim am Rhein

Tel: +49 6132 710 009 200
E-Mail: touristinformation(at)ikum-ingelheim.de

Contact details:

Tourist-Information im Winzerkeller

Binger Straße 16

55218 Ingelheim am Rhein

Tel: +49 6132 710 009 200
E-Mail: touristinformation(at)ikum-ingelheim.de