The German state of Rhineland-Palatinate is located in southwestern Germany and borders on North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse, Baden-Württemberg, France, Saarland, Luxembourg and Belgium. The capital is Mainz. Hardly any other German state can be found that has so many different landscapes and cultural resources. You can walk in different regions such as the Moselle Valley, the Eifel, Saar-Hunsrück and the Westerwald.