Boppard is a town in the Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis (district) in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, lying in the Rhine Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town is also a state-recognized tourism resort (Fremdenverkehrsort) and is a winegrowing centre.
Boppard is an historic town boasting Castles and stately homes, churches and monasteries, gardens and parks. Visitors will discover the town’s Roman roots at the remains of a Roman Fort which surrounds the town centre. The Electoral Castle stands in the town centre of Boppard and is now home to the town’s museum. Of special interest are the frescos in the former castle chapel dating 2nd half of the 14th century.
Things to See and Do
* Ruins of Roman Fort
* Castles along the Rhine
* Electoral Castle
* Chairlift to Gedeon's Corner
Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 75.13 km²
Population – 17,000 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49
Port Location – The river port at Boppard is centrally located in the downtown area of Boppard.
Travel Links - Boppard is on the West Rhine Railway (linke Rheinstrecke in German) between Cologne and Mainz, and on the Hunsrückbahn (Boppard–Emmelshausen) as well. The town of Boppard has its main railway station, Boppard Hauptbahnhof as well as five stops.
The closest airport to Bopppard is Airport Hahn, approximately 50 mins by road.