By car, directions to Eltville city center:

  • Take A 66 from Frankfurt to Wiesbaden, continue direction Rüdesheim.
  • Stay on the highway and follow the signs towards Rüdesheim.
  • Take the exit “Eltville West".
  • After the exit turn left onto Erbacher Straße
  • Keep going straight towards the town center (Rheingauer Straße).

For GPS users
Eltville coordinates are 50°02'48"N, 8°06'42"O


  • Free parking is available  in the parking lot "Weinhohle": To get there stay on the main road Rheingauer Straße. Shortly after passing the Burgstraße make a left turn and drive underneath the railroad tracks. Behind the underpass you see the parking lot on your right.
  • More free parking is available at the public swimming pool (Schwimmbad) on Erbacher Straße.
  • A covered parking garage is located at the REWE shopping center at Kiliansring.
  • Street parking in the center is either subject to a time limit or a parking fee.

By train:

There are convenient direct train connections from Frankfurt and Wiesbaden to Eltville. The train station is located right downtown in short walking distance to the Rhine River, the castle and the center.

For further assistance and brochures please contact the tourist-information. It is located in the tower of the Electoral Castle.

Visitor Center in the Electoral Castle
Burgstraße 1
65343 Eltville am Rhein
Phone +49 6123 9098-0
Fax +49 6123 9098-90

Opening hours of the tourist-information and gift shop in the castle tower
April through October:

Daily 10.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

November through March:
Daily 11 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.

You are welcome to visit the tower and climb up 123 steps to the panorama platform which offers a beautiful view over Rhine River and Old Town. Tickets are available in the tourist-information.

Adults: 3.50 Euro
Children up to 11 years: 2.50 Euro
Students, Disabled:
Groups of 10 people and more: 2.50 Euro per person


Information on the Rheingau-Taunus region is available at the
Rheingau – Taunus-Information
Phone: +49 6723 9955-0


Further useful links

And for everything else please contact the tourist-information at +49 6123 9098-0 /


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