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Cheap flights to Rhineland-Palatinate

The romantic region of Rhineland-Palatinate sounds festive for exploration. It is known as the largest wine producing area in Germany, with six out of nine districts in Germany reeking of spiritual aura. The Rhine Valley between Koblenz and Mainz offers steep-vineyard covered mountains which are magical for exploration, most especially during spring and autumn when the weather is fair. Upon your descent from the Rhine Valley, you will find yourself in Roman inspired Mainz, the capital and the biggest city in the Rhineland-Palatinate. Koblenz is also another wondrous city, which is famous for its German Corner, or the meeting point of the Rhine and Moselle.

In Mainz, you have to go see the Dom St. Martin Romanesque Cathedral, one of the most iconic cathedrals in the region. The Dom St. Martin is built using deep red sandstone during the 12th century. Interestingly, you can feel the regal aura of the cathedral, having had witnessed seven coronations over the centuries. Further inside the cathedral is the Dom-und Diözesanmuseum, which displays artwork from the cathedral and include sculptures from the rood screen (1239) an ornate partition that separates the priests in the choir from the congregation, as well as the work of the Master of Naumburg. In the Schatzkammer (Domschatz), you can also see bejewelled ritual objects as far back as 10th century.

In Koblenz, you should see the Deutsches Eck, or the famously called German Corner. This is where the Moselle River meets the Rhine River. The tip of the park is shaped like a ship’s prow, which you can climb for a great view of the rivers and the opposite shore. In Koblenz, you should also visit the Militär Museum, which is located on the other side of the Mosel. History has it that Koblenz was an important military area with its proximity to the rivers, which the military used to its advantage. Also, while strolling around Koblenz, you will be surprised to see interesting city sculptures lurking in every corner.

How to get around within Rhineland-Palatinate

Rhineland-Palatinate is well connected with its efficient train system and reliable bus transfers. You can reach the cities of Koblenz, Ludwigshafen, Kaiserslautern, and Speyer through train. Upon finding yourselves in the aforementioned cities, you can simply stroll around the area on wheels with the abundance of bike rentals throughout the city. For a memorable and lasting experience, try going on a cruise trip between Koblenz and Mainz. If you prefer to explore the region all by yourself, you can opt to rent cars that are also abundant in the region.

How to get there

You can get into the Rhineland-Palatinate region through flying into three major German airports in the region, namely the Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, the Cologne Bonn Airport, and the Frankfurt Rhein Main International Airport, which approximately takes an hour of travel time from Koblenz, a city in the Middle Rhine Valley.

The Frankfurt-Hahn Airport serves as a hub for the low-cost airline Ryanair, which flies from Milan, London, Palma Mallorca, and Thessaloniki. It also serves as a hub for Wizz Air, Pegasus Airlines, Blue Air, and Iceland Express.

In Cologne you have the option to land in three airports. The first of which is the Cologne Bonn Airport, which handles international and domestic flights, the Düsseldorf International Airport, which offers intercontinental connections, and the Frankfurt Rhein Main International Airport, the largest airport in Germany and served by all major international airlines. Frankfurt Rhein Main International Airport is considered the world ninth busiest international airport. The airport is usually a three-hour flight from the majority of European cities. 

Flights to Rhineland-Palatinate

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