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Eltville, the town of wine, champagne and roses lies idyllically between forest, vineyards and the Rhine.

Eltville has one of the most romantic promenades on the Rhine, with fragrant rosebeds and shady groves of plane-trees, a historical Old Town with picturesque half-timbered houses and magnificent aristocratic residences, where 400 years of architectural history come to life. Eberbach Monastery outside the town is one of the most impressive masterpieces of medieval architecture in the state of Hesse.

Ticket Office Eltville

Platz von Montrichard 2
65343 Eltville
BReite/Lat: 50.024127 Länge/Lon: 8.121254

Tel. 0 61 23 / 30 52
Fax 0 61 23 / 30 52
E-Mail: kd-eltville(at)


Useful Information

Information concerning the landing-stage

  • The KD landing-stage in Eltville is accessible to passengers with restricted mobility.
  • Passengers are requested to be at the landing-stage 15 minutes before the scheduled sailing time. 
  • Passengers who have not purchased their ticket at the KD ticket office in Eltville are requested to report at the ticket office.
  • Payment options: cash.

    Suggested tours

    Loreley tour

    St. Goarshausen is where you will find the magical Loreley, which attracts thousands of people from all over the world each year. Many romantic castles, the imperial palace near Kaub and the fortress of Schönburg by Oberwesel proudly watch over the valley of the Loreley and, cloaked in legend, are witnesses of an eventful history.

    • KD departure times from Eltille: 09:15 Uhr and 10:15
    Loreley tour

    Trip to castles

    Nowhere else are there as many medieval castles as on this inimitable section of the Rhine, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in June 2002. To mention just three of them: Ehrenbreitstein Fortress at the Deutsches Eck in Koblenz, Stolzenfels Castle and the uniquely well-preserved Marksburg Castle in Braubach, to mention just three.

    • KD departure times from Eltville: 09:15 and 10:15
    Trip to castles

    Offers on site

    Elector’s Castle Eltville on the Rhine

    The Elector’s Castle, the landmark of the town, was built in the first half of the 14th century. At one time the Archbishops and Electors of Mainz resided here. Today, Eltville Castle, with its inner bailey, moat and garden, is ideal for strolling and lingering amongst the splendid beds of roses. It provides the setting for numerous festivals and cultural events.

    Eberbach Abbey

    One of the most important medieval cultural monuments in Hesse. Former Cistercian monastery. In the Middle Ages, centre of wine-growing in Rheingau. Basilica (1145-1186) with Gothic side chapels (1310-1340), cloister, monks’ and laymen’s refectory, hospital (1215-1220), library building (c. 1500), monks’ dormitory and chapter house.

    Tourist-Information Eltville

    Burgstraße 1
    65343 Eltville am Rhein
    Tel. 061 23 / 90 98-0
    Fax 061 23 / 90 98-90
    E-Mail: touristik(at) 

    Do you have any questions? We will be happy to help you!

    Service Centre

    Tel. +49 (0)221/2088-318
    Fax +49 (0)221/2088-345


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