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Discover the Enchanting Rhine River: A Cruise of Timeless Beauty

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In the times of the Roman Empire, the Rhine was once considered the outermost border of civilization. With the expansion, the Rhine came to be the heartland of the Old Roman Empire, as significant then as it is today. A river cruise down the beautiful Rhine is an unmissable and unforgettable experience. One of Europe longest and most important waterways has a plethora of things to offer you. It flows through Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Netherlands, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Belgium and Italy. All of these countries offer stunning sights and enticing cities which was ensure you river cruise is full of culture, sightseeing and enjoyment. The Rhine is a beautiful collection of stunning landscapes, sprawling vineyards, unique little towns and beautiful old castles. It is the perfect setting for a stunning river cruise, meandering down all the wonderful sights located on its banks. When is the best time to visit? "Visit the Rhine in the summer months when the days are longer and the weather is warmer, perfect for taking in the stunning scenery." Our cruise expert - Jacki
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Harbours for Rhine River, Europe

Cologne, Germany
Cologne, Germany
-47%
from$734
Cologne Cruises
Koblenz, Germany
Koblenz, Germany
-47%
from$734
Koblenz Cruises
Strasbourg, France
Strasbourg, France
-43%
from$1,080
Strasbourg Cruises
Rüdesheim, Germany
Rüdesheim, Germany
-46%
from$734
Rüdesheim Cruises
Speyer, Germany
Speyer, Germany
from$3,148
Speyer Cruises
Breisach, Germany
Breisach, Germany
from$1,613
Breisach Cruises
Mainz, Germany
Mainz, Germany
-46%
from$734
Mainz Cruises
Emmerich, Germany
Emmerich, Germany
-43%
from$734
%s Cruises
Düsseldorf, Germany
Düsseldorf, Germany
-47%
from$1,080
Düsseldorf Cruises
Bonn, Germany
Bonn, Germany
from$2,422
Bonn Cruises
Boppard, Germany
Boppard, Germany
-47%
from$1,125
Boppard Cruises
Oberwesel, Germany
Oberwesel, Germany
from$2,260
Oberwesel Cruises

Travel Tips for Rhine

Embark on a journey through Europe’s heartland, where history, culture, and natural splendour converge along the majestic Rhine River. A cruise along the Rhine is not just a holiday; it’s an immersive experience that unveils the essence of each destination with unmatched elegance and comfort.

Cities and Harbours to Visit

During your Rhine River cruise, you’ll glide past charming cities and picturesque harbours that beckon exploration:

  • Begin in Amsterdam, where historic canals and vibrant culture set the stage.
  • Cruise onwards to Cologne, famed for its stunning Gothic cathedral.
  • Explore the medieval charm of Strasbourg, a city that seamlessly blends French and German influences.
  • Stop in Basel, Switzerland, gateway to the Black Forest and the Swiss Alps.

Top Cruise Companies and Ships

Experience unparalleled luxury and service aboard top cruise companies that frequent the Rhine:

  • Crystal Cruises offers refined elegance with personalized service.
  • Viking River Cruises provides immersive cultural experiences with expert guides.
  • AmaWaterways combines luxury with active exploration, catering to every traveller’s preferences.

Unique Activities to Do

Immerse yourself in the Rhine’s unique offerings:

  • Visit medieval castles perched atop vineyard-covered hills.
  • Indulge in wine tasting along the Rhine’s famous wine route.
  • Explore quaint villages that seem frozen in time, each with its own story to tell.

Getting Around and Tourist Tips

Getting around the Rhine region is straightforward, with efficient public transport and well-connected cities. Avoid tourist traps by:

  • Researching local dining spots for authentic cuisine at reasonable prices.
  • Shopping for souvenirs in local markets for unique, handmade treasures.

Cost of Living and Tourist Items

Expect to budget wisely with:

  • Reasonable costs for meals and drinks, with local specialties like schnitzel and Riesling.
  • Shopping opportunities abound with local crafts and souvenirs reflecting the region’s rich heritage.

Fun Facts and Good to Know

Did you know?

  • The Rhine River is a UNESCO World Heritage site, celebrated for its cultural and historical significance.
  • It stretches over 1,230 kilometres, flowing through six countries.
  • The Lorelei rock formation near St. Goarshausen is steeped in legend, inspiring poets and storytellers alike.

Embark on a Rhine River cruise and create memories that will last a lifetime. Book your journey today with Cruise1st AU and set sail towards a voyage filled with wonder and discovery.

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