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"We are planning a trip to your region this coming October. We will be staying in Trechtingshausen for two days and would like to take a boat cruise going north. Any information you have would be appreciated. We are also driving and will be heading north after the two days to Trier." (posted 04/05/2014)

From Trechtingshausen, one can go by boat. There are no stops there. You would need to start at Bingern or Bacharach. Here is a link: http://www.kd-rheinschiffahrt.de/
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One can book a trip to Koblenz/Köln on boats of the Köln-Düsseldorfer heading north. There are also ships up the Moselle to Trier, changing in Koblenz. Greetings Fam Metzenroth Haus Rosi
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  • Reichenstein Castle (Trechtingshausen)
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    Reichenstein Castle (Trechtingshausen)

    Reichenstein Castle (German: Burg Reichenstein) is a castle near the town of Trechtingshausen in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

  • Rheinstein Castle
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    Rheinstein Castle

    Part of the UNESCO Upper Middle Rhein Valley, Rheinstein Castle is located on the cliffs above Trechtinghausen. First mentioned in 1279, the castle became the property of the influential archbishop of Trier, Kuno von Falkenstein, in the 14th century. At the begining of the 19th century Prince Friedrich of Prussia acquired the ruins and had them rebuilt in psudo-Gothic style. In 1975 the opera singer Hermann Hecher bought the castle and continued its restoration. The castle is now privately owned by the Hecher family. Rheinstein contains a collection of armour and art treasures of the 16th & 17th century, which is well worth seeing, around the apartment tower from the 14th Century you find neo-Gothic sets, turrets, terraces and iron stairs, and the castle site has wonderful views of the Rhein and surrounding towns.

    Hours: March 15- Nov. 15 daily 9:30am - 6pm. Nov. 16 - March 14 weekends 10am - 5pm.

    Admission: Adults 4.30 €, Concessions 3 €.

  • Rhein in Flammen
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    Rhein in Flammen

    Rhein in Flammen (English: "Rhine in Flames") is the name of five different firework displays along the river Rhine in Germany. The displays take place annually, at various locations along the river. On the five different dates, brightly illuminated ships sail the river in an evening convoy for their passengers to see the full firework display at each location of the river. The firework displays are started when the ships arrive. During the firework displays in St. Goar and St. Goarshausen, the convoy waits statically between the two castles Burg Maus and Burg Rheinfels. On the river banks wine festivals take place that attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. The biggest "Rhein in Flammen" event takes place in Koblenz every year, on the second Saturday in August. The Bonn event takes place at the Rheinauen Park in Bonn, on the first Saturday in May.

  • Burg Rheinstein
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    Burg Rheinstein

    The Burg Rheinstein is a castle near the town of Trechtingshausen in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

    The castle was constructed in about 1316/1317. Rheinstein Castle was important for its strategic location. By 1344, the castle was in decline. By the time of the Palatine war of succession, the castle was very dilapidated. During the romantic period in the 19th century, Prince Frederick of Prussia (1794–1863) bought the castle and it was rebuilt.



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The winegrowing centre belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Rhein-Nahe, whose seat is in Bingen (Bingen vacation rentals | Bingen travel guide) am Rhein, although that town is not within its bounds. Since 2003, Trechtingshausen has been part of the Rhine Gorge UNESCO World Heritage Site. Trechtingshausen lies between Koblenz (Koblenz vacation rentals | Koblenz travel guide) and Bingen right in the upper Rhine Gorge. It is found on the northeast slope of the Bingen Forest (Binger Wald). Near Trechtingshausen the Morgenbach empties into the Rhine.

Things to See in Trechtingshausen

Above Trechtingshausen is found Reichenstein Castle (Burg Reichenstein).

Rhein in Feuerzauber on the first Saturday in July: Great firework display and a ship tour on the Middle Rhine from Trechtingshausen with Reichenstein Castle along by Rheinstein Castle, Assmannshausen (Assmannshausen vacation rentals | Assmannshausen travel guide), the Mouse Tower, Ehrenfels Castle ruins, Bingen (Bingen vacation rentals | Bingen travel guide) am Rhein with Klopp Castle to Rüdesheim am Rhein (Rüdesheim am Rhein vacation rentals | Rüdesheim am Rhein travel guide) with the Brömserburg (another castle).

Feuerwehrfest (“Fire Brigade Festival”) staged by the Trechtingshausen Volunteer Fire Brigade on the last weekend in June (Friday-Sunday).

Tal Total on the last Sunday in June; for this event, Bundesstraße 9 is closed to all motorized traffic between Bingen and Koblenz (Koblenz vacation rentals | Koblenz travel guide).

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More about the History of Trechtingshausen

In Frankish times, Trechtingshausen belonged to the lower Nahegau (a county). Row graves from this time have been unearthed by building work. At the time of the municipality’s first documentary mention in 1122, its name was given as Drodingishusen, and then in 1135 Drohtenhusen, in 1328 Dreieckshusen and in 1335 Drechlingshusen.

From the 1135 documents comes the information that Trechtingshausen in the “parish of Saint Clement” was under the ownership of Kornelimünster Abbey near Aachen (Aachen vacation rentals | Aachen travel guide). Because it was so far away, the monastery appointed knights (Vögte) as bailiffs and protectors. They had their seat at Reichenstein Castle. Over time, though, the knights sank into turpitude, becoming nothing more than robbers.

In 1938 the village passed to the Amt of Bacharach (Bacharach vacation rentals | Bacharach travel guide), on 1 October 1968 to the Verbandsgemeinde of Bacharach and on 8 November 1970 to the Verbandsgemeinde of Rhein-Nahe in the Mainz-Bingen district, to which the municipality has belonged since 9 June 1969.

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Trechtingshausen (formerly also Trechtlingshausen) is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

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