A little slice of Germany lies just to the west in this charming village on the banks of the Missouri River.. Overview Founded in 1836 by German settlers, Hermann has become a popular weekend getaway for harried St. Louisans. This quaint village on the banks of the Missouri River about 70 miles west of St. Louis is well known for its wine, the most famous of which comes from award-winning and historic Stone Hill Winery.
The Experience Visitors find a variety of great dining options, from classic German fare to barbecue. Vintage Restaurant at Stone Hill offers casual food as well as fine dining. Hermann boasts dozens of comfortable places to stay, including more than 30 bed-and-breakfast inns.