Pictures along Rhine river: from its source to the Rhine Delta
Photos along the Rhine, from its source at Tomasee in the Swiss Alps to its mouth in Netherlands on the North Sea via France and Germany. On this page you will find direct links to photos classified by large part of the Rhine. You can also click or pass the mousse over the map to see the photos. I udpate this page in the course of my reports along the Rhine river...
In this part of the river, the Rhine takes the name of Nederrijn, Waal, Nieuwe Maas, etc ... it is in Rotterdam that is the Rhine river main mouth in the North Sea.
Delft, Gouda, Hoek van Holland, Moulins de Kinderdijk, Rhin inférieur (Nederrijn), Rotterdam, La Nouvelle Meuse, Utrecht, Le Waal.
It's in this German part of the Rhine river, located between Bingen-am-Rhein and Bonn, that the Upper Middle Rhine Valley are located. The Upper Middle Rhine Valley was classified as World Heritage by UNESCO and better known as "Rhine Gorge" or "Rhin Romantique" in french.
Koblenz (Deutsches Eck, Confluence de la Moselle et du Rhin), Le Rhin romantique (Sankt Goar, Sankt Goarshausen, La Lorelei, Urbar, Kaub, Burg Pfalzgrafenstein, Château Gutenfels, Assmannshausen)
Between Basel in Switzerland and Mainz in Germany via Strasbourg in France, the Upper Rhine is long for 350 kilometers and forms the border between Germany and France along the Alsace region.
Karlsruhe, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Mannheim, Mainz, Oppenheim, Philippsburg, Worms, Speyer, Hamm am Rhein, Germersheim, Delta de la Sauer, Réserve naturelle d'Offendorf, Strasbourg, Hirsebreifahrt 2016, Réserve naturelle de l'ile du Rohrschollen, Rhinau et Bac de Rhinau-Kappel, Colmar, Neuf-Brisach, Breisach-am-Rhein, Le Grand canal d'Alsace, Fessenheim (Centrale nucléaire et Le vieux Rhin), Ottmarsheim (Eglise octogonal et Port de Mulhouse-Ottmarsheim), Kembs, Mulhouse, La petite Camargue Alsacienne, Passerelle des Trois Pays, Barre rocheuse d'Istein, Bâle.
The High Rhine, not to be confused here with the Franche Haut-Rhin department located in Alsace, is the section between Stein am Rhein at the exit of Lake Constance (Bodensee) and Basel. The most touristic place is undoubtedly the Rhine Falls classified among the largest in Europe. The Rhine here delimits the border between Switzerland and Germany.
Bad Säckingen, Waldshut-Tiengen, Kaiserstuhl, Laufenburg, Rheinau, Chutes du Rhin (Rheinfall), Diessenhofen, Stein am Rhein.
Lake Constance (Bodensee) is located in Switzerland, Germany and Austria. The Alpine Rhine flows into Lake Constance in the Austrian part of the lake.
Bregenz, Constance (Konstanz), Eglise de Birnau, Lac de Constance (Bodensee), Lindau, Meersburg.
Anterior Rhine and Posterior Rhine join together at Bonaduz in Switzerland and form the Alpine Rhine which flows through the Rhine valley to Lake Constance. The Rhine here partly forms the border between Switzerland and Liechtenstein and between Switzerland and Austria.
Fussach , vallée du Rhin, Sargans, Vaduz, Triesenberg.
Tomasee (Lake Toma) at an altitude of 2345 m is considered the source of the Rhine and feeds the anterior Rhine which joins the Posterior Rhine after Ruinaulta canyon to form the Rhine.
Disentis/Mustér, Flims, Ruinaulta (Le Grand Canyon de Suisse), Sumvitg, Trin, Trun, Tujetsch, Lac de Toma (Source du Rhin), Vallée du Rhin antérieur.
The posterior Rhine is a tributary of the Rhine, you can see here the Rofflaschlucht gorges before the Posterior Rhine joining the Anterior Rhine and forming the Rhine at Tamins..
Hinterrhein, Rofflaschlucht, Tamins.