Drive via Wiesbaden into the Rhine Valley. Past the vineyards of the famous Riesling Wines to the city of Ruedesheim. Follow the banks of the River Rhine through numerous little wine towns and endless vineyards. Your travel ways tour book tells you where to have a wine tasting and visit a castle. In Coblence you will have a lunchbreak in a beer garden restaurant at the conflux of the rivers Rhine and Moselle (180 km – 2 hours – half highway, half regular road). Next you will see the remains of the famous Bridge of Remagen, (photo stop 10 minutes) which played an important role in WW II.
Before you reach today’s final destination, you will stop in the city of Cologne. Take a walk through the medieval centre of the city to the awesome Gothic Cathedral (130 km – 1h, 30 min).
As there is a trade fair going on in Cologne, you proceed to Düsseldorf for overnight, an hour drive away, which is Germany’s fashion capital city (130 km – 1h 30 min – all highway).
Overnight in Duesseldorf.