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They call it a railway, it has wheels!

This attraction has been in Rudesheim since 1978, taking you around the town and vineyards. As... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2015
Cattracey
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Somerset, United Kingdom
Fun way to reach town

We were collected from our cruise ship and dropped at the front of the Mechanical museum. After the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2015
jamscone3
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

This attraction has been in Rudesheim since 1978, taking you around the town and vineyards. As you go around the little lanes, you are so close to tables that you could actually take plates and glasses off them. There is also a commentary about wine...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Cattracey
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We were collected from our cruise ship and dropped at the front of the Mechanical museum. After the tour of the Museum we were treated to a Rudesheimer Coffee - made similar to Irish Coffee but with the local delicious brandy. YUM. Walked around the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 4 September 2015

A convenient way of getting from the dockside of the Rhine up to the main part of Rudesheim. The train stops conveniently outside Siegfried's Mechanical Music museum, and is a great way to have a good look at the town as you travel, especially if...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 30 June 2015

as my wife has to walk with a stick this mode of transport was invaluable, especially on a first visit, it gives you a chance to see what is available, shops, bars, restaurants public coveniences etc and the staff are very helpful, and for those...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank daiboy1947
Reviewed 1 May 2015

We were all picked up from our river cruise ship and taken through the town to Siegfried's Mechanical Instrument Museum. We could have gone back the same way however naturally most people preferred to look around the lovely town which being served by rail, river...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Betula103
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Easy way to get around, especially from the waterfront if you are on a River Cruise. Runs continuously throughout the day.

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Roberta R
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Great way of seeing the town and the surrounding Rhine Valley - good introduction to the area. Lovely in the sunshine and although touristy, I enjoyed the ride.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank groovychickMelbourne
Reviewed 17 July 2014

The little land train picks up about every hour from outside Siegfried's Musikal Kabinett. We thought that it was worth the 7 euros, as there is a climb through the vineyards up to the Niederwald Denkmal, with great views. It is quite a bumpy ride....More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 17 July 2014

The first time we went on this the driver refused to take us as although we had waited nearly an hour for the next advertised trip there were not enough passengers to make it worthwhile to her. Our next trip which we did make was...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank John B
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The Winzerexpress, a mini-train that has been operating since 1978 is the perfect way to explore the town of Rudesheim. During the 30-minute round trip train ride, there is an English speaking tape explaining the town’s culture and its people. Along the trip you will...More

Date of experience: June 2014
5  Thank Kevin F
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nymom1966
7 August 2018|
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Response from giffenk | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. No worry it is only a 10 minute walk. The walk is quite nice. Walk along the shore, cross the train tracks and you will be down town a few streets away.
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Richard O
26 June 2017|
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Response from WAZZA28 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the Campingplatz is? The train does not travel the main tourist lanes, as they are too small for the train. You may be able to take a folding scooter, it would have to be small.
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