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Baden-Württemberg Cruises & boat tours

Our most recommended Baden-Württemberg Cruises & boat tours

Rhine Valley: Half Day Tour from Frankfurt

1. Rhine Valley: Half Day Tour from Frankfurt

Enjoy a bus trip to the Upper Middle Rhein Valley, one of the most famous cultural landscapes in Germany. Your tour guide will show you a beautiful part of the river valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get to know the perfect panorama of steep vineyards, mighty medieval castles, and small, historical wine villages. A boat trip on one of the traditional Rhine steamer ships is also on the agenda. Your tour guide will tell you about the fascinating history of the valley through the centuries. During a wine tasting, learn more about the age-old tradition of wine growing, dating back to the ancient Romans. Don't expect an expert wine sampling, but rather a casual introduction to this tradition. The Rheingau is one of the best wine areas in Central Europe. A light dinner will then be served in a lovely restaurant right at the river promenade. And then it'll be time to return to Frankfurt, full of wonderful impressions of this scenic area.

Stuttgart: River Cruise to Max-Eyth-See

2. Stuttgart: River Cruise to Max-Eyth-See

Admire the city of Stuttgart and its gorgeous surrounding valley from a unique perspective, with a voyage down the Neckar River. The 2-hour round trip will take you from Wilhelma Port to the Max-Eyth-See, which is known for its rich biodiversity and excellent birdwatching opportunities, and back again. On board the Electra, a fully electric-powered ship, you'll also find a tasty menu of locally-sourced food and drink to savor as you make your way.

Stuttgart: River Cruise to/from Marbach

3. Stuttgart: River Cruise to/from Marbach

Admire Stuttgart from a unique perspective as well as the city’s beautiful surrounding nature aboard a river cruise sailing down the Neckar. Start from Wilhelma and head up to Marbach or begin in Marbach and disembark at Wilhelma. You can decide which tour you would like to join.  Onboard the MS Wilhelma, purchase different culinary treats from the regional food and drink menu. Enjoy local wine and meadowy landscapes from the Schiller town of Marbach, or from Stuttgart's Wilhelma. The journey takes 3 hours one way, or 6 hours roundtrip.

Heidelberg and Rhine Combination Tour from Frankfurt

4. Heidelberg and Rhine Combination Tour from Frankfurt

Explore romantic Heidelberg and the Upper Middle Rhine Valley on a delightful combination of a city tour and river cruise. Admire some of Germany's most charming sights, from the medieval castles in one of the country's most beautiful cities to a ride on a classic steamer. Your day starts with a ride south from Frankfurt to the picturesque city on the river Neckar. Tour the famous Heidelberg Castle for a look at the long courtyard, the mighty terrace, and one of the largest wine barrels in the world, and then take a walk in the city's medieval town center to marvel at the Old Bridge, Karl's Gate, the Church of the Holy Spirit, and the House of the Knights, as well as the oldest university in Germany. Next, the tour takes you into the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its remarkable scenery and medieval structures. Admire the mighty castles, villages, and charming little vineyards, and then board a Rhine steamer for a voyage downriver from Kaub to the town of Assmannshausen. Once you're back ashore, stop to sample the local wine in a local tavern and enjoy a delicious dinner in a restaurant by the riverbank before the time comes for your return to Frankfurt.

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Young Grandkids joined me in a roundtrip adventure and while I enjoyed the views, they could play UNO and checkers and point out the cool workings of the locks going up and down. The Vineyards looked a little dry but admiring the cliffs and many steps among them was something for us all. Many Bikers joined along the stops for bier, wine or coffee until all the cakes were gone. We had very nice table service for lunch and the Chef was pleased with his compliments. The kids were please that they did not run out of ice cream.

That was 2 relaxed hours, enough information but not constant loudspeaker announcements. Food (Maultaschen) was delicious and we liked the idea behind it, everything regional - including the drinks.

Nice ride on the Neckar. Interesting comments from the speaker. Nice personel. You were served great. A successful trip without stress.

Peter was wonderful, informational and entertaining. He knows wine, and the region very well. Great tour.

Very good care by getyouurgide and punctual departure