Germany River Cruises

Germany River Cruises 2022/2023

Fairy tale castles, beautiful riverside towns and of course, vibrant metropolitan cities, Germany has it all.

You could take in the Rhine valley by boat, see the castles that have been the basis for many love stories, the rich and diverse history of this pocket of Europe means there are plenty of things to see and do in the ‘land of poets and thinkers’. Wind down after an eventful day my indulging in some Bavarian bratwurst and beer to wash it down. Quintessentially German.

There's so much more to Germany than beer, bratwurst and black forest gateaux, this place really does have it all. Join us on a fully escorted tour as we savour Germany's stunning scenery, historic cities, fairy tale castles, plus its festive atmosphere at Christmas time.

Germany River Cruise Holidays

Treasures of the Rhine

Treasures of the Rhine
Wind through three European countries via one of the continent’s most impressive waterways. Excursions take you from majestic natural landscapes to soaring man-made edifices.
From £1,299pp
8 days • MS Serenade 1

Lucerne and the Legends of Germany

Lucerne and the Legends of Germany

This city break and Rhine river cruise starts in romantic Lucerne, where we'll tour Mount Rigi by mountain railway, and explore Lake Lucerne by boat, surrounded by some of the most stunning scenes of Switzerland. We then take to the Rhine, where enchanting landscapes, including the nearby Black Forest, have fuelled legends of beautiful sirens and fairytales of witches and wolves. 
10 days from £2,399 per person

Rhine: Chateaux & Gateaux

Rhine: Chateaux & Gateaux

The name says it all for this one. You’ll journey from Germany’s wine country and idyllic Black Forest to the super-pretty French city of Strasbourg and Basel, in Switzerland.
Sailing on TUI Isla
Departs 05 Jun 2022
7 night cruise £1,450 per person

 

Rhine Explorer 2

Rhine Explorer 2

Find out why the Rhine is one of Europe’s best-loved waterways on this eight-day river cruise that sails you from Medieval Basel in Switzerland, through Germany, to Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
Sailing on TUI Isla
Departs 12 Jun 2022
7 night cruise £1,657 per person

Dutch & Deutsch Explorer

Dutch & Deutsch Explorer

This itinerary lets you switch between two European heavyweights, Germany and the Netherlands – alternating between wide-awake cities and picturesque towns.
Sailing on TUI Isla
Departs 19 Jun 2022
7 night cruise £1,330 per person

Danube Delights

Danube Delights

Eye-catching architecture’s around every corner on this cruise – whether it’s mighty basilicas in Hungary, Austria’s extravagant abbeys, or the rainbow-painted towns of Germany.
Sailing on TUI Maya
Departs 24 Jun 2022
7 nights from £1,720 per person

 

The Moselle Valley: Vines & Views

The Moselle Valley: Vines & Views

Vineyard-filled vistas, traditional taverns and crumbling castles – this cruise introduces you to the oh-so-romantic towns and landscapes of the Moselle Valley.
Sailing on TUI Isla
Departs 26 Jun 2022
7 nights from £1,580 per person

Treasures of the Main 2

Treasures of the Main 2

You’ll visit Bavaria’s biggest cities and tiniest towns on this cruise. Here, the hilltop castles wouldn’t look out of place in a Disney film. And the beer is world-renowned.
TUI Maya
Departs 01 Jul 2022
7 nights from £1,590 per person

Rhine Gems

Rhine Gems

On this itinerary, you’ll travel along the UNESCO-ticked stretch of the Rhine that’s inspired artists, authors and composers for centuries.
Sailing on TUI Isla
Departs 03 Jul 2022
7 night cruise £1,530 per person

 

Rhine: Chateaux & Gateaux

Rhine: Chateaux & Gateaux

The name says it all for this one. You’ll journey from Germany’s wine country and idyllic Black Forest to the super-pretty French city of Strasbourg and Basel, in Switzerland.
Sailing on TUI Maya
Departs 08 Jul 2022
7 night cruise £1,600 per person

The Majestic Rhine

The Majestic Rhine

From Switzerland to the Netherlands, this spectacular cruise reveals the majesty of the Rhine River in all its fairytale glory. We uncover beautiful valley gorges, splendid halftimbered towns and many of the remarkable cities that line the banks of this grand old river. Sailing through four countries, we uncover unique experiences including German heritage rail journeys, French city tours and Dutch steam trains.
8 days from £1,995 per person

An Impression of the Seine

Fairytale Bavaria & Danube Cruise

12 days from £2,895PP

Bavaria's magnificent castles, mysterious forests and magical mountains are the backdrop to this majestic tour, uncovering many hidden gems in the historic kingdom of Bavaria. Discover fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle and ride the Bavarian Zugspitz Mountain Railway, from our base in the charming village of Fussen.

 

River Cruise to the Heart of Germany

River Cruise to the Heart of Germany

Discover spectacular scenery along the Rhine and Main rivers as we sail from Cologne to Nuremberg through some of Germany’s most dramatic landscapes. We’ll meander through the Rhine Gorge where fairytale castles and soaring steeples perch high above the riverbanks, and vertiginous vineyards alternate with forested hillsides. 
From £1,999pp - 10 days

 

Germany River Cruises

Take to the Waters
Carving a winding path from Germany’s Black Forest to the Black Sea, the banks of the Danube offer up natural beauty, grand cities and idyllic villages.