(The Southern Wine Route in the Palatinate region)
At the Südliche Weinstraße there is a lot of sun, wine and fun to have. Whether you visit one of the rustic wine bars or dine in excellent restaurants, Südliche Weinstraße has a lot to offer. Hospitality is upheld here. You can visit one of the joyful wine festivals or take part in the culture and leisure activities. The landscape is divers: it offers everything from vineyards to green meadows and little creeks, from the splendid Palatinate Forrest to castles and picturesque villages. The region can be discovered by bike or by foot. There’s a lot of possibilities to make memories that you won’t forget once your holiday is over.
ca. 5 km
The fortress town with its 43,000 inhabitants is an inviting place. The idyllic pedestrian area and the many cafes make it easy to stop and linger. The Landau Zoo is not only popular with kids. It is one of the exceptional attractions of the Palatinate with about 550 animals of 100 mostly exotic races. You can also visit Germany’s largest reptile zoo where you can see 700 exotic reptiles from up close in their large landscape-like terrariums. And on bad weather days you can spend a day at the “LaOla” leisure pool on its great waterslide, in the sauna, or simply swimming.
ca. 25 km
In the Imperial city you can visit the cathedral and the Historic Museum as well as the Technical Museum. Take a stroll along the river Rhine or enjoy a cool beer in a beer garden directly at the banks of the river.
ca. 20 km
In the north of Landau is the small city of Neustadt. The city is famous and popular for its market place and the mythical creature “Elwetritsche”. The historic Hambach Castle can be found in the city district Hambach.