town in Rhein-Lahn-Kreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Nassau is a town in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It sits in the Lahn River Valley, and has a population of no more than roughly 5,000.

UnderstandEdit

Nassau is home to the namesake castle, which in turn gave the name to a dynasty and through the circuitous routes of European imperial politics ultimately gave the name to the Bahamian capital, Nassau.

Get inEdit

Get aroundEdit

 
Map of Nassau (Germany)

SeeEdit

  • 1 Burg Nassau. A castle standing about 120 meters over the Lahn River.    
  • 2 Steinsches Schloss. A seat of the eponymous noble family, which produced Prussian 19th century reformer Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein  

Further afieldEdit

  • 3 Steinsche Burg. Seat of the Stein family before the Stein's chateau was built. Now mostly a ruin.  

DoEdit

  • Local Vineyards. Sample the fine wine the Lahn region has to offer.
  • Lahn River. The Lahn offers various activities such as canoeing, or relaxing on the banks.

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SleepEdit

  • Hotel Lahnromantik, Bezirksstraße 20 56377 Nassau (Close to Burg Nassau (Local Castle) and the Lahn River.). Hotel - Cafe - Restaurant 30-35€ a person.

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Go nextEdit

Frankfurt and Koblenz are both easily accessible by train from Nassau.

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