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Rhineland-Palatinate (German: Rheinland-Pfalz) is a state of Germany. The state Rhineland-Palatinate consists of nine fascinating regions. Each is different and offers a variety of landscape, culture, and joy de vivre. Rhineland-Palatinate is the largest wine producing area in Germany. A paradise for wine lovers, because it is home of 6 of the 9 wine-producing districts in Germany.
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The international Hahn Airport lies in Rhineland-Palatinate.
Zweibrucken Airport also has regular scheduled flights to and from Berlin Schoenfeld and, from 28 October 2008, London Stansted.
Koblenz, Ludwigshafen, Kaiserslautern and Speyer are easy to reach via train.
The Palatinate Forest is the biggest coherent forest in middle Europe, it is a biospehere reservate.
The Speyer Cathedral is the biggest romanuesque church worldwide, its foundation stone was laid in 1030. It is the resting place of 7 salian emperors.
Castle Trifels - Castle where Richard Lionheart of England was held as a hostage and place where the imperial regalia where stored
German Wine Route
The German Wine Route is the oldest wine route worldwide, it runs through the biggest winegrowing area in Germany, the Palatinate. The western side is protected by the Palatinate Forest, on the eastern side lies the Rhine rift.