Wiesbaden & Mainz
Come with us to discover the city of hot spas and the invention of the printing press. Our first destination is Wiesbaden, the capital of the state "Hessen" and a very famous spa with 26 hot springs.
Discover the very elegant city with its precious villas, historic buildings, famous promenades and the impressive Casino. Enjoy a ride up the “Neroberg” mountain in the oldest water ballast-driven cogand-rack railway in Germany.
Be amazed by the panoramic view of the city from the top of the mountain and visit the famous Russian church, which has come to be known as the "Greek Chapel".
We will continue our journey and cross the river Rhine to Mainz, the old city with a 2000 years old heritage, dating back to the ancient Romans. Mainz is nowadays the capital of the state "Rhineland-Palatinate".
The fantastic baroque buildings remind on the times of the electors. We walk the old city center with roomy squares and crooked allies, half-timbered houses and baroque churches. We pass by the Gutenberg Museum – the inventor of the printing press. The guide will lead you to St. Stephan’s to see the fantastic blue glass windows of Marc Chagall.
Our tour of Mainz ends with a visit of the 1000 years old, mighty St. Martin’s cathedral.