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Introduction

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Rheinland-Pfalz is one of the 16 regions (bundesländer) in Germany. The region is famous for its wines.

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Geography

Rheinland-Pfalz lies in the southwest of Germany, and shares international borders with Belgium. Luxembourg and France. It also borders the other German states of Nordrhein-Westfalen, Saarland, Hessen and Baden-Württemberg. Much of the land is occupied by the hills of the Eiffel. The main cities are located on the Rhein river.

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Sights and Activities

  • The Dom of Speyer
  • The roman remains of Trier

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Events and Festivals

  • Carnaval

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Getting There

By Plane

There is a number of options: there is small airport in Zweibrucken, an other a bit bigger airport in Hahn, mainly used by Ryanair, but the main airport for the region is the one just to the east in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt is Germany's main International Airport. Flughafen Frankfurt am Main (IATA: FRA) is found at 12 kilometres from the city centre, and receives flights from almost all national and countless international destinations. Among others, Frankfurt is the primary hub of German national carrier Lufthansa.

Located near Hahn there is the Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (HHN), which is mainy used by lowcost airlines. Ryanair is the main operator with flights to/from Alghero, Alicante, Bari, Berlin, Birmingham, Bologna, Bratislava, Cagliari, Carcassonne, Dublin, Edinburgh, Faro, Féz, Gdańsk, Girona, Glasgow, Gothenburg, Jerez de la Frontera, Kaunas, Kerry, Klagenfurt, Lanzarote, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, London, Lübeck, Madrid, Málaga, Manchester, Marrakech, Milan, Montpellier, Osijek, Oslo, Palma de Mallorca, Pescara, Pisa, Porto, Prague, Reus, Riga, Rimini, Rome, Santander, Santiago de Compostela, Seville, Stockholm, Tampere, Tenerife, Trapani, Valencia, Venice, Wroclaw and Zadar.

On Airport Zweibrucken (ZQW), the only carrier is Germanwings, which carries out daily flights to Berlin.

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