Nierstein, Germany Cruise Port, 2019 and 2020 Cruises to Nierstein, Germany | The Cruise Web
 

Nierstein, Germany Cruise Port

Nierstein is a small German town that is found in the country’s Mainze-Bingen District, in the Rhineland-Palatinate region, which is located between the towns of Mainz and Worms where it lies on the Rhine River. The town had formerly been a Roman settlement about two thousand years ago when it was named Bauconica Nova. In 742, was when the town was first mentioned in the record books where it was noted that a church was being donated to the Bistum Wurzburg. The town clearly has a rich history that has earned the praise of several tourists after visiting the region. Listed below are some of the recommended experiences, attractions, and activities that visitors could enjoy after cruising to Nierstein, Germany:
 
  • History buffs and fans of archaeology or paleontology, should visit the Nierstein Museum of Paleontology that was founded by Arnulf Stapf and his son Harald Stapf. They were both amateur paleontologists and the museum offers paleontological exhibits of various animals from the Permian period.
     
  • Adventurers and nature lovers alike should visit the town and try to do some exploration on foot and through cycling tours. The region is known for its numerous hiking trails that lead from the town to its outskirts and back.
     
  • Visitors who are interested in doing a culinary tour of the town, will be spoiled for choice. The town is home to a variety of restaurants that serve famous local cuisines such as the sausage soup, rye rolls with caraway, and the cheese varieties like Spundekas and Handkas mit Musik.
     
  • Those interested in learning more about the town’s winegrowing culture, should take the time to visit the town’s vineyards. Here, they will get the opportunity to interact with the locals as they get a glimpse of the whole winegrowing process that is carried out in the small town.
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