Burg Hammerstein

Named after Hammerstein Castle.

 

Wine towns, places to see and single vineyard sites:

 

Leutesdorf: historic timber frame buildings, historic Rhine front, Fronhof, Marienburg castle, view Edmundshütte, best vineyard view Nuerer Kopf

Single vineyard site: Gartenlay

 

Hammerstein: Hammerstein ruin

Single vineyard sites: Schlossberg, In den Layfelsen, Hölle

 

Rheinbrohl: UNESCO- world heritage Limes - RömerWelt (Roman times) museum, www.roemer-welt.de

Single vineyard sites: Monte Jup, Römerberg

 

Bad-Hoenningen: Arenfels castle, Ariendorf castle, thermic spring

Single vineyard sites: Schlossberg, Monte Jup

 

Linz: historic old town, Linz castle with roman glass factory

Single vineyard site: Rheinhöller

 

Erpel: Single vineyard site: Erpeler Ley

 

Unkel: historic timber frame buildings, pedestrian Rhine front

(Temporary) home of writers Ferdinand Freiligrath and Stefan Andres as well as former chancellor Willi Brandt.

Single vineyard site: Sonnenberg

 

Rheinbreitbach: Untere Burg (Lower castle, ruin), Heimatmuseum (museum of local history incl. show rooms concerning wine making and mining), Obere Burg (Upper castle, former home of poet Rudolf Herzog), meeting place of poets Karl Simrock, Ferdinand Freiligrath and summer home of the Wilhelm Grimm family (Grimm's fairy tales)

Single vineyard site: Im Hohn (Hohnerberg)

 

Source: Stein & Wein