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  • Location:Frankfurt, Germany
  • Duration:Varies

The Rhine River Valley of Germany is dotted with hilltop castles, rolling vineyards and romantic towns. In this convenient tour designed for those with a short amount of time for sightseeing along the Rhine, you’ll experience one of the prettiest and most historic areas of the river on either a half or full-day excursion from Frankfurt. A leisurely Rhine River cruise and local wine- tasting session are featured on both trips.


  • Half-day or full-day Rhine Valley Trip from Frankfurt
  • Travel to the Rhine River by luxury air-conditioned coach
  • See majestic Rhineland scenery, bearing testament to its UNESCO World Heritage status
  • Enjoy a Rhine River cruise onboard a steamer boat
  • Sample wines from the Rhine Valley region
  • Book the full-day trip to see the Loreley Rock

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What You Can Expect

Rhine Valley Trip from Frankfurt including Rhine River Cruise

Loreley Rock on the River Rhine

Depart from central Frankfurt for one of the most beautiful areas of Germany: a section of the upper-middle Rhine Valley that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, thanks to its role in transportation since prehistoric times, as well as its dramatic landscape filled with centuries-old fortresses and castles.

The 766-mile (1,232-kilometer) Rhine River stretches from Switzerland to the North Sea. To cruise it in its entirety would take several days, so your half- or full-day trip centers on one of the most beautiful stretches.

On the half-day excursion, you’ll embark on a Rhine River cruise from Kaub to Rudesheim, Germany, and then enjoy a wine tasting and dinner. If you’re time-crunched, this is an excellent way to get an introduction to this legendary and romantic area of Germany.

However, if you have a little more time to spend, consider the full-day Rhine Valley excursion. A lovely riverside restaurant is your location for a leisurely lunch, after which you’ll board a Rhine River cruise that includes passing by Loreley Rock, an iconic landmark at the narrowest part of the entire river. When you reach the harbor at St Goarshausen, you will disembark for a wine tasting before enjoying some free time to stroll around Rudesheim, filled with wine bars and shops.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great day out, very beautiful scenery, nice food, pay for drinks, but all round enjoyable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Loved the tour and tour guide Michael. The chair lift was great and unexpected as I did not see that in the original itinerary. Beautiful river scenery with all the castles. One of my best events in Germany.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We loved this tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

After a long haul to Frankfurt for a two night stop over this was an excellent choice Informative, relaxing, and an interesting part of the Rhine We didn't see the city of Franffurt but we are not really city people To visit an authentic German Village was far more appealing The Unesco area and viewing historic castles from the river was a bonus Michael, our tour guide was excellent and shared his sense of humour well

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

The trip was very good overall and the tour guide Adrian was excellent. I was in Frankfurt on a business trip so I took this tour alone and Adrian was very helpful and friendly.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Despite a record-setting hot temperature in Germany on this day, the tour guide, Michael and the bus driver, Gunter made the day so much fun! They were great hosts. Friendly, informative and humorous. Times were just right for each segment of the trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This was a wonderful day trip along the Rhine. It started with a one-hour bus ride from just off of the Frankfurt HBF station to Aulhausen where we took a ski lift down the side of the hills into the Rhine valley. The views were great, overlooking the vineyards and the river. The lift took us to the village of Assmannshausen where we walked to the restaurant for lunch. The food was good and the waitress was delightful. The restaurant is decorated with nautical themes and is fun to browse. We then boarded the boat for a 1.5 hour trip down the Rhine. The boat's PA system described all the castles and towns in about 4-5 languages so that everyone knew what we were seeing. The boat made three stops along the way to allow passengers to get on or off. When we arrived at our stop in Sankt Goarshausen, we got back on our bus and drove back to Assmannshausen for the wine tasting. Then to the village of Aulhausen for a brief shopping stop. Finally, we boarded the bus to arrive back in Frankfurt at 7:00 pm. Our guide on the Bus, Michael, was delightful and made a point of talking to every passenger to answer their questions. Overall, a very nice day!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Highly recommend this one day trip. Such a beautiful country. Guide and driver were awesome!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Very happy with the tour. Wish the boat ride was longer. Wine tasting is very quick. For the price its hard to beat.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Very nice tour! Restaurant was awesome and the ride to the restaurant on a cable car was spectacular with awesome views! River Cruise was excellent. It was very hot. Boat did not have much ice and lower deck was not a/c. Be prepared to buy lots of water with no gas @ 2.50 Euros each. By the end of the trip, we purchased 6 bottles.

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