Bacharach, Germany
Bacharach is a town in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It lies in the Rhine Gorge, 48 km south of Koblenz. For centuries the town has been famous for growing and trading wine. In the middle ages, Bacharach was known around the world as a main storage station for wines from the Middle Rhine, Nahe and Rheingau, and was one of the best known wine regions.

The medieval town with its ancient town walls, Stahleck castle, the gothic Wernerkapelle, and the Stahlberg ruins in the village of Steeg have been attracting tourists for many years.

Things to See & Do

* Timber frame houses
* Town wall towers
* Old market place & postal station
* Stahleck Castle
* Stahlberg Castle

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 23.65 km²
Population – 2,000 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49

Travel Links - Bacharach lies on the Rhine’s left bank and can be reached by Bundesstraße 9 or the Rhine. Running regularly to and from Bacharach are the excursion ships of the Köln-Düsseldorfer-Rheinschiffahrt, or KD for short.
Transport routes on the other side of the river can be reached by ferry from the Engelsburg (castle) over to Kaub.