We are always on the move to find the next WO SONST story—from the Odenwald to the Palatinate, from Bergstraße road and the Neckar area along the Rhine to the border to France. We explore places that unite so much variety—so different nations, two large rivers, three federal states and four wine-growing areas. The Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region, as one of the liveliest hubs of German conurbation, is home to 2.4 million people—where they are active at and after work, and where they converse a lot in their very own dialects, sounding like this: “babble, schwätze, redde.”

Back to the roots:

Feel like a stroll through history? This way, please!

Let’s go outdoors!

Destinations and hiking tips as well as facts about the great outdoors can be found in this compilation.

(Not only) for the little ones:

Everything you can discover with the whole family, is summarized in this category.


Our category culinary delight is delicious!

Let’s go!

Let’s get sporty with these stories about round things that must hit a square thing or about tours on the water and up into the skies

The Port of Mannheim. Bild: Weindel


Tips for excursions and interesting stories about the Rhine-Neckar region can be found regularly in our newsletter.

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