Eltville am Rhein is in Rheingau in Hesse, Germany.


Biedermeier sculptures in front of the Electoral castle
St. Peter and Paul parish church

Together with its Stadtteile (adjoining villages) of Erbach and Hattenheim, Eltville is the largest town in the Rheingau.

North of Eltville is the village and community of Kiedrich. To the east is the village of Walluf.

Get in

By car

The B42 between Wiesbaden and Rüdesheim rubs through town.

By train

There is hourly regional service (operated by vias) from Frankfurt via Mainz and Wiesbaden. Trains take roughly 55 minutes from Frankfurt to Eltville. In the other direction there is at least hourly service from Koblenz via Lorch am Rhein, Assmannshausen and Rüdesheim. The Koblenz - Eltville journey time is roughly one and a quarter hour.

By Bus

Bus line 171 from Wiesbaden Hbf to Rüdesheim

On foot

The Rheinsteig walking trail passes through Wiesbaden-Biebrich, Kiedrich, Kloster Eberbach near Eltville, Schloss Vollrads near Oestrich-Winkel, Monstera Marienthal near Geisenheim and Niederwalddenkmal near Rüdesheim.

By boat

Some KD (Köln Düsseldorfer Deutsche Rheinschiffahrt AG) ships stop at Eltville starting in Mainz and Wiesbaden before going on to Rüdesheim and along the Rhine to Koblenz and Cologne

Get around


Eberbach Abbey (Kloster Eberbach)



Wine from vineyards such as Steinberg, Rauenthaler Baiken and Erbacher Marcobrunn.





Go next

Routes through Eltville

Bonn Oestrich-Winkel  W  E  Wiesbaden Darmstadt
Bonn Oestrich-Winkel  W  E  Schlangenbad Wiesbaden
Bonn Oestrich-Winkel  W  SE  Wiesbaden

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