Niederalben, centrally located between the Mosel river in the North, the French border in the South and the West and the river Rhein in the East. The village is a part of the Palatinate (Pfalz), huddled under the rock-formations of the Mitagsfelsen, where the Steinalb valley opens up, before the the creek merges with the river Glan.
How to get there
Geographically the village is in a distance of 80 to 110 kms from Trier, Saarbrücken, Mannheim and Mainz. You can reach the village in less than 2 hours from Frankfurt Airport.
The Autobahn connections from Trier, Saarbruecken and Mannheim are quite convenient. The shortest way from Mainz or Frankfurt Flughafen leads you through Rheinhessen and along the Glan-Valley.
The next train-station for Niederalben is Altenglan or Lauterecken, with connections to/from Kaiserslautern. From there you can get ICE trains to Mannheim, Frankfurt or Saarbrücken. And also board a train to go to Paris.
Those were the days
Learn more about the village and the old days from photos contributed by the people of Niederalben.
Very nice collection of (English) video clips from the region. The palatinate offers a wide range of activities and culinary or cultural experiences of all kinds.