Rhine Valley Trip from Frankfurt including Rhine River Cruise

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  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • E-Ticket
  • 7.8 hr

See the best of Germany's Rhine River Valley on a half-day or full-day trip from Frankfurt. As a time-friendly way to see the Rhine Valley, both trips include a must-do Rhine River cruise and local wine-tasting session amid stunning scenery. During COVID 19 period we go with small groups, larger groups can be arranged on request.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: ETS-Frankfurt

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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Leave the city of Frankfurt behind for an unforgettable day trip to the Rhine Valley - an area UNESCO counts to the World Heritage of mankind.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal)

Full Day Rhine Tour: After approx. 50 minutes we will reach the Rhine Valley by bus. Drive along the river banks, then up the hills to the Niederwald Monument. Enjoy a fantastic view over the valley and the beauty of its nature. If you like you can join the delightful ride with the ropeway down into the valley (only in summertime), it is available on a small extra fee. Right at the river edge, a short walk leads to the restaurant, a lovely place in Ruedesheim-Assmannshausen. A light lunch is served at this richly decorrated and furnished place with original antiquities. Drinks as well as dessert are not included in the lunch arrangements. We will leave the restaurant and walk to the pier to embark one of the typical white Rhine steamer ships. Slowly downstreaming the most beautiful part of the valley passengers will enjoy the stunning scenic beauty of the river panorama.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Loreley

Approx. one and a half hour later we have reached the famous Loreley Rock: The famous poem of Heinrich Heine describes the beautiful female sitting on the cliff above the Rhine and combing her golden hair, distracting shipmen with her beauty and song, causing them to crash on the rocks. At St. Goarshausen we will disembark. After the boat ride we will return alongside the river banks by bus, the road leads directly along the Rhine shores. Time for another rest: we offer a wine tasting. Those who do not want to attend may enjoy free time for a private stroll, photo shooting, a cup of coffee or just watching the ships going by up and down the river.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At:

The excursion is slowly coming to an end. A last little distance along the river and, if time allows, a short stop in the old village of Ruedesheim for a bit souvenir shopping and on we got the access the highway back to Frankfurt Half Day Rhine Tour (in the afternoon): For those with less than a full day to spare, choose the half-day Rhine Valley Trip to enjoy a Rhine river cruise (from Kaub to Assmannshausen) followed by a wine-tasting session and dinner.

Duration: 2 hour
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