Day Trip down the Rhine with Wine Tasting

 
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Highlights:

See the UNESCO world heritage site of the Rhine Valley

Marvel at the famous Lorelei-Rocks

Travel in comfort on a Rhine boat

Taste the famous local wines

Watch the fantastic landscape of the wine-region as it goes past

Ride the Assmannshausen cable-car in summer

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  • Rhine Cruise from Frankfurt & Wine-Tasting without Transfer

    Live guide: English, German, Audio Guide/Headphones: Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese

    Duration: 7 hours

    Starts at Meeting Point ( More details, Show on map)

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  • Rhine Cruise from Frankfurt & Wine-Tasting with Transfer

    Includes travel right from your hotel door

    Live guide: English, German, Audio Guide/Headphones: Spanish, English, German, Japanese

    Duration: 7 hours, Private tour

    Pick-up at hotel ( More details )

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Overview:

Visit the UNESCO world heritage site of the Rhine Valley, its vineyards, and picturesque little towns and villages. You'll taste the local wines on site, see the mighty mediaeval castles – and maybe even the "Lorelei", the legendary maiden of the Rhine.

Description:

Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Rhine Valley, with its vineyards and picturesque towns and villages. See the mighty medieval castles – the area has the highest density of such buildings in the world. Marvel at the stunningly beautiful "Lorelei-Felsen," or Siren's Rocks, and enjoy fantastic views over the valley from the Niederwald monument.

In summer you can ride on the Assmannshausen cable car down into the valley, have lunch in a marvelous restaurant on the banks of the Rhine and then travel on by boat to St. Goarshausen. Try fine wines on location, go shopping, or just lose yourself in the picturesque little town of Rüdesheim.

What's Included:

• Travel on the Rhine
• Day tour without transfer service (board the boat directly at the jetty) or with transfer service (pick-up at your hotel in Frankfurt am Main) – please choose the respective tour option
• Lunch
• Wine-tasting
• Pick-up and drop-off in Frankfurt
• Multilingual Tour-guide

Good to Know:

When the ships don't sail (e.g. during major events, in the winter, or in the event of floods), you will visit a nearby castle.

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  • Rating: 4 “A great day out!”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Dublin, Ireland on July 30th, 2014 Overall, very good. The bus was lovely, the lunch, though basic, was fine, and the cable car and boat trip were both very enjoyable. Surprisingly, the wine tasting (despite the hard sell) was interesting, mainly due to the personality of the (formidable) hostess. Too much time spent over lunch but then again, at least it meant we missed the rain. The tour guide, Michael, was excellent - funny, informed and very helpful, and the bus driver was also very pleasant and good-humoured. Overall, a great day out!


  • Rating: 5 “A very well organized, informative, and enjoyable trip on the Rhine.”

    Reviewed by Rich from Brook Park, United States on July 29th, 2014 The trip was more than I expected. The staff was knowledgeable and very helpful.


  • Rating: 3 “Amazing”

    Reviewed by Silvana from Marsala, Italy on July 15th, 2014 the trip on boat was too short,the staff in the restaurant unfriendly.we enjoyed the cable car down into the valley which we think included in the price.


  • Rating: 4 “Very well organized tour”

    Reviewed by Todd from Sioux Falls, United States on June 21st, 2014 Everything went very smoothly our guide Michael was entertaining and efficient, boat trip was pleasant food was good, restaurant was a little crowded but overall a good trip


  • Rating: 5 “EXCELLENT”

    Reviewed by WELLINGTON CESAR from MAPUTO, Mongolia on December 10th, 2013 Excellent.....good relation between service x value perception.


  • Rating: 5 “Great tour and guide”

    Reviewed by Graham from Mitchelton, Australia on November 20th, 2013 Tour was excellent and well organised. Our guide, George, was excellent - knowledgable and a good sence of humour. Transport was excellent as well - very comfortable mini bus.


  • Rating: 5 “Wonderful day trip!”

    Reviewed by Melissa from Melton South, Australia on September 27th, 2013 The weather was poor but the day was so amazing. The guide was fantastic and was a wealth of information. Everyone made us feel at home and there were alot of laughs. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and would recommend this tour to anyone!


  • Rating: 4 “Amazing scenery, but thought that we would be tasting a bit more.”

    Reviewed by Clint from Polson, United States on September 3rd, 2013 Only were able to taste 4 wines at the very end of the tour. It would have been nice to sample a bit more from different wineries. The lunch and cruise were excellent, though.


  • Rating: 4 “Beautiful river cruise worth the drive to the boat”

    Reviewed by Mike from Highland Park, United States on September 2nd, 2013 As mentioned by other reviewers, the river cruise is only about 90 minutes of the trip. But it is worth the drive to and from so you can enjoy the UNESCO Heritage Site portion of the river. Could have done without the wine tasting, but understand that this is a wine producing region. Would have loved a longer river experience or the ability to stop in some of the small towns, especially churches and castles, along the way.


  • Rating: 4 “Great tour - a must!”

    Reviewed by Johannes from Steelpoort, South Africa on May 23rd, 2013 Was sceptic when we read on Trip advisor that somebody complained but there was enough good reviews. Busses clean, left on time and tour guide Michael was great. Beautiful castle to see and wine tasting at end was well presented. Departure office bit scruffy and would like nice toilets for public here.


  • Rating: 4 “The weather was not great but that\'s out of thier control”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Vienna, United States on November 4th, 2012 An interesting tour of the castles and villages along the Rhine River that would probably have been more enjoyable on a nice day, but it was still worth seeing. B/c of the weather too much of the tour was probably spent in the restaurant. While drinks were not included with lunch the tour offered an interesting selection of wines to sample


  • Rating: 5 “Good guide”

    Reviewed by Hakon from Breiddalsvik, Iceland on October 3rd, 2012 I took a similar tour over 25 years ago. The driver and guide for this one were excellent, I spoke with a few others from the group and everyone was completely satisfied with him. For a trip like this the guide is especially important, and I'd like to really emphasize how good ours was. The pub was good, as was the boat ride on the Rhine.


  • Rating: 5 “great”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Engelskirchen, Germany on July 30th, 2012 it was a very lovely and fun tour :)


  • Rating: 4 “Wonderful day on the Rhine”

    Reviewed by Keith from Wexford, United States on May 30th, 2012 Great weather, great scenery, just a lot of fun!


  • Rating: 3 “The tour guide was the best thing about this trip.”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from gross-zimmern, Germany on December 14th, 2011 We spent ages on the bus until we got to our destination, The boat didn't leave at the advetised time and we didn't enjoy the food that was included.


  • Rating: 4 “Fantastic. Must see tour.”

    Reviewed by Koren from Arundel, Australia on September 18th, 2011 This tour was so much fun. A well organised tour, the guide - Michael was fantastic. Very informative, intelligent, funny man. Good lunch, the rhine steamer boat ride was great. Met somr lovely people.


  • Rating: 4 “Rhine River Boat Tour”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Wyncote, United States on September 14th, 2011 The boat ride down the Rhine was absolutely beautiful. The boat ride and the convenience of being driven from Frankfurt was why I booked this tour. The cable car ride was also nice. The lunch and wine tasting however, were in a cheesy touristy place with a very pushy waitress. Having said that, this is the easiest way to see a very beautiful part of the Rhine, and if you know going in that you are doing this just for the boat ride, you won't be disappointed.


  • Rating: 1 “Misrepresentation. Not worth the time and money.”

    Reviewed by Ivy from Singapore, Singapore on August 31st, 2011 The brochure gave the impression that we will spend most of our time on the boat trip, stopping over for lunch, and ending at a vineyard for wine tasting.

    Since the tour started only at 11am, it was a bus ride driving next to the river, arriving at a restaurant for lunch. Lunch excluded beverages, and it consisted of baked chicken, coleslaw and fries that tastes like fast-food. Boat ride after lunch was a mere 2 hours, followed by another bus ride to Niederwald Monument before proceeding to the wine tasting place either by bus or cable car.

    Wine tasting was again at the same restaurant that provided lunch, and it consisted of sips of 5 types of wine. We were treated as if we didn't know anything about wine, and there was hard selling.

    When other tour members gave verbal feedback to the guide, he gave an un-related reply.

    At the end of the tour, the guide said, "if you do not like this tour, and you have friends you do not like, do recommend this tour to them".


  • Rating: 4 “The experience was one of our favorite European experiences.”

    Reviewed by Jennifer from Gastonia, United States on July 20th, 2011 The tour was well managed, had a variety of experiences and more than lived up to its promise of an exciting day. Michael, our guide did a great job!
    Please note to issues: We arranged hotel pickup and confirmed the day prior but we were forgotten and had to call in to remind the office.
    The wine tasting experience needs work. It was the least enjoyable part of the tour.


  • Rating: 4 “Eine Tagestour zum Weiterempfehlen!”

    Reviewed by Wolfgang from Schwarzenberg, Germany on July 28th, 2014 Aktivitäten und Sehenswertes sehr gut; da wir "leider" des Englisch so umfangreich nicht mächtig, gingen gesprochene Informationen uns verloren! Zukünftig vielleicht Empfehlung an die Reiseleiter zur Nachfrage, welche Sprachen an Bord erforderlich!


  • Rating: 4 “Gut”

    Reviewed by Milagros from Frankfurt am Main, Germany on January 27th, 2014 Die Tour war gut!

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  • “A very well organized, informative, and enjoyable trip on the Rhine.”

    “The trip was more than I expected. The staff was knowledgeable and very helpful.”

    Rich from Brook Park, United States

  • “EXCELLENT”

    “Excellent.....good relation between service x value perception.”

    WELLINGTON CESAR from MAPUTO, Mongolia

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