Top Rhine River Day-Trip Cruise Lines in Germany

KD MS RheinEnergie Rhine Cruise Boat in Cologne © KD Deutsche Rheinschiffahrt AG

Köln-Düsseldorfer (KD) and the Weisse Flotte Rhein are the best-known day-trip riverboat cruise lines on the Rhine River in Germany and are good choices for short to all-day excursion cruises. Popular day-trip cruises are to tour the Loreley Valley between Rüdesheim, St Goar, and Koblenz or panorama sightseeing cruises in larger cities such as Cologne, … Read more

Traveling Along the Rhine River in Europe

Boats in Rüdesheim

The Rhine River, Europe’s premier waterway, flows from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea through Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, France, Germany, and the Netherlands. Traveling along and on the Rhine River has long been popular. Europe’s premier waterway has been very important for commerce in the pre-industrial era, and although the Rhine is now less … Read more

Rhine and Neckar River Boat Cruises from Heidelberg, Mannheim, and Worms

Heidelberg Castle and Old Bridge on the Neckar River, Germany

Day-trip boat cruises and short excursion tours on the Neckar River and the Rhine in Germany are possible from the historic towns Heidelberg, Mannheim, and Worms. Visitors to the historic university town Heidelberg may enjoy pleasure boat cruises on the Neckar River or longer cruises that go to towns on the Rhine such as Mannheim … Read more

Day Trip Rhine and Main River Boat Cruises from Frankfurt in Germany

Primus Line Boats in Frankfurt am Main for river boat cruises

Riverboats depart frequently from Frankfurt for day-trip excursions and pleasure cruises on the Main and Rhine River in Germany. Pleasure cruises on the Main and Rhine rivers are easy to enjoy from Frankfurt am Main. Primus and KD boats have several sightseeing cruises on the Main River – often with meals or after-work drinks – … Read more

Pleasure Boat Cruises from Mainz and Wiesbaden on the Rhine and River Main

KD Boppard in Rüdesheim easily reached on Rhine cruises from Mainz and Wiesbaden

Day-trip riverboat cruise excursions depart from Mainz and Wiesbaden on the Rhine River to the Loreley Valley and on the Main to Frankfurt in Germany. Boat cruises on the Rhein and Main rivers depart daily from Mainz and Wiesbaden in Germany during the high season. Köln-Düsseldorfer (KD) has excursion cruises downriver on the Rhine past … Read more