The town sits on the right bank of the Rhine with hills of the Westerwald rising to the east.
- The town as a pedestrianised shopping area containing a number of timber framed houses.
- The Rheinsteig goes through the town.
- Die Traube, Rathausplatz 12, ☎ +49 261 61162.
- Wüstenhof (Above the town along narrow road towards Weitersburg.), ☎ +49 261 60572. Excellent food and drink with a view into the Rhine valley.
- Korova-Bar, Hellenstrasse 43. is the traditional meeting point of Germany's elite business students.
- At the river front is the bridge to Niederwerth, the only river island village in Germany.