Day trip

From Frankfurt: Rhine Valley Day Trip

From Frankfurt: Rhine Valley Day Trip

From US$ 112.01 per person

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.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German

Experience

Itinerary
4.5 hours
  • Frankfurt

  • 1 hour
  • Rüdesheim am Rhein

  • Niederwalddenkmal

  • Assmannshausen (lunch)

  • Boat cruise

  • Sankt Goarshausen

  • 30 minutes
  • Assmannshausen (wine tasting)

    • Optional
  • 1 hour
  • Frankfurt

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
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
Full 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 the summer you can ride on the Assmannshausen cable car down into the valley (optional), have lunch in a marvelous restaurant on the banks of the Rhine (included), and then take a wonderful Panorama boat trip to St. Goarshausen, past the famous Loreley. Try fine wines on location in a small tavern and or just lose yourself in the picturesque little town of Rüdesheim. Please note that the tour will only stop at Rüdesheim if time allows. In winter time it may be possible that steamers do not operate in case of bad weather or water conditions. In this case, you will visit a castle instead. You'll travel back to Frankfurt by bus when the tour is finished and will be dropped off at the meeting point.
Includes
  • Boat trip on the Rhine
  • Lunch
  • Local wine tasting
  • Multilingual tour guide
  • Assmannshausen cable car ride into the valley
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Departure is at 11:15 AM at the bus stop in front of the Le Meridien Hotel at Wiesenhuettenplatz 38 in Frankfurt. From here, you will board the bus that takes you to the Rhine Valley, where you'll then board the boat.

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Important information

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  • Please note that the availability of audio guides in all languages cannot be guaranteed.
  •  This tour operates with a minimum of four passengers, however, the total is calculated by adding up the bookings from all guests (this means you can also book for only 1-3 people).
  • When the ships aren't operating (e.g., during major events, in the winter, or in the event of high or low water), you will visit a nearby castle.
  • Pickup from hotels in Frankfurt needs to be requested via email (bookings@ets-frankfurt.de) or phone (++49 69 271010) two days prior to the tour service and must be confirmed by the local partner. The pickup is approximately 45 minutes before the tour departure time at your hotel reception. The cost for the pickup service is 10 Euro per person, each way to be paid upon pickup.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 /5

based on 239 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    3.9/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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Overall a good experience, the guide was very friendly, the views are amazing and the lunch was tasty, but be aware the beverages are not included. The wine testing is nothing special, it is at same restaurant we had lunch and were only shot glasses of wine. Since we were not that excited about that part, it was ok for us but it can be disappointing if you're a wine lover

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September 14, 2021

Read the description carefully. I did this trip in off season when the tour boats in the Middle Rhine do not run so using a tour company insured that I had a spot on one of the few boats that were running. The bus transport meant that I could view everything, which from a train is not possible due to tunnels and speed. Yes, you can do it more cheaply, yes there is some repetition up and down the road, but the scenery made it worth it. Our guide Michael was super friendly and told lots of bad jokes about his wife (who wasn’t there to defend herself) but you know the type, just roll with it and you’ll have some fun. I don’t drink alcohol so the wine tasting was lost on me but others seemed to enjoy it.

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March 4, 2020

The tour was good. The online booking was simple and the price is reasonable considering it is a 7 hour tour and includes lunch. The bus driver/tour guide was very knowledgeable and funny, he made the tour interesting. The lunch was simple but very nice. I wished the river cruise was a little bit longer though because I really enjoyed it. The Christmas Market was a treat. Overall, it was a really good experience.

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December 18, 2019

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