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  • Location:Rudesheim, Germany
  • Duration:2 hours (approx.)

Rhine River Christmas Afternoon Cruise from Rüdesheim

Cozy up on this festive cruise along the Rhine River, listening to Christmas music as you admire castles, churches and vineyards on the shores of the river. Savor waffles and hot coffee as you make your way from Rüdesheim toward Koblenz. On your 2-hour journey through the Rhine Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage site, breathe in the crisp air as you capture photos of attractions including Rheinfels Castle, Katz Castle, Marksburg Castle and Stolzenfels Castle and sing along with favorite Christmas carols before returning back to Rüdesheim. This is an ideal way to spend a winter afternoon in this scenic region!


  • Christmas-themed afternoon cruise from Rüdesheim to Koblenz
  • Enjoy a leisurely afternoon journey along the majestic Rhine River
  • Indulge in waffles and coffee as you admire attractions on the shores of the Rhine including Rheinfels Castle and Marksburg Castle
  • Sing along to your favorite carols and get into the Christmas spirit!

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

I can't think of a better way to spend an afternoon at Christmastime than cruising the Rhine River and enjoying the fairy-tale beauty all around you! Highly recommended!

What You Can Expect

Rhine River Christmas Afternoon Cruise from Rüdesheim

Enjoy some waffles while cruising on the Rhine River!

Your 2-hour Rhine cruise begins in Rüdesheim, a popular wine country town that’s home to a huge Christmas Market in Old Town selling festive food and crafts from a dozen different countries. Board your heated, covered boat in mid-afternoon for your scenic cruise along the romantic Rhine River.

Make your way through a winter wonderland as you cruise toward Koblenz. Delight in the snow-topped cliffs and many castles you pass, including Rheinfels, Katz, Marksburg and Stolzenfels. The mighty fortresses and storybook villages with their towering church steeples will capture your imagination.

While you glide along the magnificent Rhine River, enjoy hearty waffles with sour cherries -- a local favorite -- and an unlimited supply of coffee that will help keep you warm. Festive Christmas carols make this winter’s afternoon jaunt even more merry.
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Tour code: 3320RUDESHEIM


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