"BOPPARD ON THE RHINE" Top 5 Page for this destination Boppard by balhannah

Boppard Travel Guide: 33 reviews and 58 photos

Boppard once a Roman fort, lies on the upper Middle Rhine, often known as the Rhine Gorge.

Directly north of Boppard, is the biggest bend in the Rhine, it is called the Bopparder Hamm, although this name is more commonly applied to the winegrowing area found along it.

The best known lookout point over this bow in the Rhine is the Vierseenblick, or ?Four-Lake View?.

This vista gets its name from the way in which the Rhine can be seen from here.

Hill's block out most of the view of the river itself so that visitors can only see separate patches of water, rather like four lakes.

These are all actually parts of the Rhine, there are no lakes to be seen.

The Vierseenblick can be reached by chairlift.

After reading these tips, if you wish to continue with me on my journey through Germany, please click on the Town below.

Rudesheim Am Rhein

  • Last visit to Boppard: Jul 2011
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Oleg_D.'s Profile Photo
    Apr 4, 2016 at 11:50 PM

    I have heard a lot about this place but never been here. Thanks !

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Apr 5, 2016 at 12:17 AM

      Thanks for visiting! Didn't have a lot of time to look around before catching the train back to where we were staying. Probably a lot more there than I have written about.

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Aug 17, 2013 at 1:27 AM

    Like Holger, I have often been through Boppard on the train (and gone past on the boat) but never really stopped for a proper visit. I'm glad to learn that they have put up a statue of the composer Engelbert Humperdinck.

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Aug 25, 2013 at 6:34 PM

      We do the same in Australia. Have been away a few days, and this time, we did stop in one of these places we don't spend much time in, and were pleasantly surprised how much there was to see and do!

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:24 PM

    Lovely little page about Boppard, which I have often seen from the train window, but never really visited.


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