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Rhine River Travel Tips

Top Historic Cities of Germany

By Viator, June 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 217 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Germany has numerous spectacular cities, but many suffered heavy bombardment during World War II. Several that somehow survived are sited along the River Rhine within striking distance of Frankfurt, ...  Read more

3 Days in Dusseldorf: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2015

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of Germany?s nightlife capitals and ideally located for cruising the Rhine River, Dusseldorf makes a great choice for a city break, and a three-day trip offers ample time to enjoy the ...  Read more

Nightlife in Cologne

By Viator, May 2015

The nightlife capital of West Germany, Cologne certainly knows how to throw a good party, and whether you?re joining the crowds at a summer festival or sipping cocktails over the dazzling Rhine ...  Read more

3 Days at the Rhine River: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 507 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Rhine River is Germany's longest river and premier wine growing region, packed with romantic fortress ruins, lush vineyards and medieval castles perched high above the gorge. The romantic ...  Read more

Dusseldorf Architecture Guide

By Viator, March 2015

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Extensively restored and rebuilt in the aftermath of WWII, Dusseldorf is one of the most modern and fashion-forward cities along Germany?s Rhine River and design enthusiasts will find plenty to get ...  Read more

Christmas in Dusseldorf

By Viator, March 2015

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With its glittering waterfront illuminations, authentic medieval villages and lively Christmas markets, the Rhine River is among Germany?s most popular winter destinations and Christmas is one of ...  Read more

Cruising the Rhine River From Dusseldorf

By Viator, March 2015

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of Europe?s longest rivers, the mighty Rhine River stretches over 1,230 km through six different countries, linking cities like Strasbourg, Cologne, Basel and Rotterdam. Arguably the most scenic ...  Read more

3 Days in Cologne: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, January 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 47 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Roman walls, medieval churches and the curving arcs of the railway bridge ? more than two millennia of history and architecture come together in Cologne. The twin spires of the cathedral dominate the ...  Read more

Christmas along the Rhine River

By Viator, December 2014

1.5 star rating: I do not recommend this 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As the home of the original Christmas market and the traditional Christmas tree, few places capture the magic of yuletide like Germany and there are some tough contenders for the country?s most ...  Read more

Rhine River Cruises

By Viator, October 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 22 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Cologne looks lovely from the water, and the best way to appreciate the views is on an afternoon or evening dinner cruise. An evening cruise is particularly pretty at Christmastime, with a ...  Read more

Rhine River Cruises

By Viator, November 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 529 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Enjoy the lush Rhine Valley from it's best vantage point - the Rhine itself!  Discover the beauty of the KD Rhine Pass, hop on and off as many times as you like from Cologne to Mainz, and on the ...  Read more

Christmas Cruises in Cologne

By Viator, October 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With the air laced with the scent of freshly baked gingerbread and spiced Glühwein, and the riverside promenades twinkling with fairy lights, few places evoke the magic of the festive season ...  Read more

Rheingau Wine Region

By Viator, June 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Its sloping vineyards, medieval castles and hilltop villages are undeniably picturesque, but the Rheingau region is most famous for its celebrated Riesling wines. Stretching along the northern banks ...  Read more

Free Things to Do in Cologne

By Zoe Smith , United Kingdom, March 2013

Whether you?ve blown your travel budget on a Rhine River cruise or you?re simply trying to stretch out your euros, there are plenty of free things to do in Cologne. Here are a few ideas. Editor?s ...  Read more

Cologne Museum Night

By John Reality , Cambodia, October 2012

Originating in Berlin in 1997, the Long Night of Museums has become a cultural event that has taken Europe by storm, spreading to cities such as Paris, Amsterdam, Basel, Lucerne, Budapest and Prague. ...  Read more

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