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Rhine Valley Castles: 1.5-Hour Boat Tour from Rüdesheim

1. Rhine Valley Castles: 1.5-Hour Boat Tour from Rüdesheim

Experience a castle tour in the Middle Rhine Valley, where fine wines from ruby red Pinot Noir to shimmering golden Riesling are grown. Discover one of Europe’s oldest trade routes along former toll castles and robber barons' nests, where Victor Hugo, Goethe, and Heinrich Heine are onboard in spirit. Explore beloved places of the Middle Rhine Valley that inspired the poets who created Rhine Romanticism. This section of the Rhine, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002, is home to more castles than anywhere else. Admire Rheinstein Castle, Reichenstein Castle (Trechtingshausen), the ruins of Ehrenfels Castle, and the fabled Mouse Tower of Binger Loch. See the Nahe river flow into the Rhine and marvel at Klopp Castle before continuing on to the Niederwald Monument with the Germania and the Niederwald Temple in Osteinpark. Let the myth of the Rhine Romanticism enchant you. Admire the red wine region of Assmannhausen with its famous Pinot Noir vineyards as well as the flourishing town of Bingen with the beautiful Rhine park of the 2008 horticultural show and Rüdesheim with the famous Drosselgasse.

Koblenz: Upper Middle Rhine Valley Castle Boat Tour

2. Koblenz: Upper Middle Rhine Valley Castle Boat Tour

Welcome aboard the La Paloma for a cruise in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley World Heritage Site. On no other stretch of the Rhine are the castles and palaces so beautifully strung together. On board the La Paloma, you can relax and enjoy the view. Start in Koblenz and first sail a short distance down the Rhine with a view of the Rhine in front of Koblenz, the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, and the famous "Deutsche Eck" (German Corner). At the mouth of the Moselle, the ship turns around and makes its way up the Rhine to Braubach to Marksburg Castle. The cruise takes you past the Electoral Palace of Koblenz (Kufürstliches Schloss Koblenz), the Koblenz Brewery, Lahneck Castle, Stolzenfels Castle and the Königsstuhl in Rhens. In Braubach the ship turns around and sails back to Koblenz.

Rüdesheim am Rhein: Christmas Boat Cruise on the Rhine

3. Rüdesheim am Rhein: Christmas Boat Cruise on the Rhine

Experience a romantic cruise on the Rhine River. Cruise past medieval castles and snow-capped ruins covered as you admire the view from your heated and cozy ship. Listen to festive Christmas music as the boat cruises and snack on freshly-baked waffles and local coffee from the onboard restaurant. Finish the day with a visit to the world-famous Rüdesheimer Weihnachtsmarkt der Nationen, where you can taste mulled wine and cookies while admiring the traditions of other countries.

Mainz: 2-Hour Advent Afternoon Boat Cruise on the Rhine

4. Mainz: 2-Hour Advent Afternoon Boat Cruise on the Rhine

Get out of the hustle and onto the atmospherically decorated ship! This afternoon trip in Advent entices you with a relaxed Christmas atmosphere. Christmas spirit on the water. Whether before or after a stroll through the Christmas market - treat yourself to two comfortable hours on board. On board, it already smells of mulled wine and pastries. In a Christmas atmosphere, prepare yourself for a relaxing stay on the ship. The wintry scenery of the city with its many lights shines in bright colors from the water. Enjoy the view and perhaps one or the other delicacy from the Advent gastronomic offer.

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SUCH A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE TO SEE THE AND BE ON THE RHINE RIVER, , TO ENJOY IN RELAKING SURROUNDS THE BEATUY AND FORMER MAJESTY OF ALL THOSE CENTURIES AGO, THE LOVE AND POWER OF THOSE TIMES AND THE PRESENT DAY BUILDINGS BRING ALIVE THE TRUE NATURE OF WHAT GERMANY IS ABOUT, 2 HOURS GOES SO FAST ON THE RIVER BUT THERE IS SO MUCH MORE TO SEE

This is in German and English so we were pleasantly surprised. Wait staff were very attentive and plenty of room to move around. The scenic views were outstanding.

Good value for money, well informed in English as well as German. Food and drinks reasonably priced. A fun experience for over 2 hours up the Rhine

It was very nice and interesting, the service on the tour was really nice and attentive. I would book again.

A brilliant cruise from the German corner to Marksburg Castle with prompt and courteous service.