View on the Rhine Eltville turns a large wheel

From a height of around 50 metres, the view is spectacular. Not only on and over the Rhine, but also into the vineyard landscape of the front of the Rheingau. E

View on the Rhine Eltville turns a large wheel

From a height of around 50 metres, the view is spectacular. Not only on and over the Rhine, but also into the vineyard landscape of the front of the Rheingau. Eltville has authorised for the first time on the banks of the Rhine, a large Ferris wheel, set up by the showman of the family Barth. This is in the Region, it runs the amusement Park Taunus-Wonderland in Schlangenbad, and it builds during the Christmas season, on the Wiesbaden Mauritius is the place of the "Winterstubb" that belongs to sometimes a Ferris wheel.

Oliver Bock

correspondent of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung for the Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis and Wiesbaden.

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The Eltville wheel belonged to as yet, although Barth, but he has acquired it in the crisis of a showman colleagues. The new, unusual location, directly on the shore has a special charm. 32 gondolas, each for up to six people to turn themselves in lofty height, in children up to one metre in size can get. The travel times should be flexibly adapted to demand. Experience with giant wheels Eltville only during the Kappeskerb the end of October, but then the ride is a little homely, large Parking in the commercial area.

breathe in the heights

Much more pleasant it is on the well-frequented banks of the Rhine, especially as a restaurateur next door built a summer garden, and Treats from the Smoker offers. The city promises safety through a comprehensive hygiene concept and strict protection measures. A mask is not required in the airy gondola but.

remains How long the Ferris wheel standing on the shore, is still uncertain. Some of the provisional restoration will develop on a permanent basis. And years ago, Barth wanted to install in Rüdesheim on the model of London and Singapore, a Ferris wheel firmly. The failed at the political opposition in the city hall. Maybe Corona helps a new start-up in the Rheingau.

Updated Date: 26 July 2020, 05:19

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