Day trip

From Frankfurt: Rhine Valley Day Trip

Activity provider: ETS Touristik GmbH

From Frankfurt: Rhine Valley Day Trip

Activity provider: ETS Touristik GmbH

From US$ 133.53 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.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Wheelchair accessible

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

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Meeting point

Meet in front of the entrance of the Le Meridien Hotel. Your tour guide will be waiting there to bring you to the vehicle.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • 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 309 reviews

Review summary

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

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This tour was a great opportunity for us to experience the beauty of the Rhein Valley. The tour guide was funny and informative. The lunch was acceptable at best. The cable ride was nice but it would have been better if they had included the other cable car ride (there was another one that was not included in the tour). The boat ride with view of the old castles was for me, the highlight of the tour. The wine tasting was the least enjoyable for me personally.

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August 28, 2022

In 7 hours my wife and I had a flavor of the Rhine river. It was enjoyable, but the lunch was disappointing. From the 1 1/2 hour boat ride on the river I found out I would never go on a Rhine River cruise. The scenic views made it worth the effort.

August 28, 2022

The trip was very informative, the guide Michael, was excellent and really tried hard to make sure that everyone was enjoying themselves. The lunch was forgettable in a restaurant that is really not indicative of German Restaurants, and the service was poor. If there was one thing to improve, I'd say find another location to feed your guests!

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July 25, 2022

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