What to do in Oberwesel?
Visitors to Oberwesel can choose from a wide range of leisure activities such as guided city walks, hikes, bus tours, guided tours for kids or a relaxed evening at a local winegrower. Waymarked hiking trails wind through beautiful scenery, and the view of the river Rhine is best enjoyed on the Rhine cycle path. More ambitious bikers will find challenging tours in the side valleys, featuring winding roads up Hunsrück Mountain. The unique history of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley is best explored on one of the guided tours through Oberwesel and Sankt Goar. The landmark of Oberwesel is Schönburg Castle, towering above the town since the 12th century. The 25m gate tower is visible from far away. Today, the castle accommodates a museum and a hotel. The outdoor deck on the top provides a stunning view of the Rhine Valley. Schönburg Castle can either be reached by foot in 30 mins on a steep path or by car. Parking spots are available. Other sights in Oberwesel are the town wall, Liebfrauen Church or Minorites Monastery.