Have questions? We're here.

8-Day Rhine River Cruises & Trips

Travel made your way
Germany
  • 133 Cruises
Cologne's famous cathedral at sunset from the Rhine.
Netherlands
  • 57 Cruises
Bicyclist riding through a field in Holland
Belgium
  • 18 Cruises
View along the river
Switzerland
  • 32 Cruises
Rooftop view of a peaceful city in Europe
France
  • 158 Cruises
The gothic Notre-Dame Cathedral towers over the streets of Paris
Talk with an expert
Build your ideal Rhine River trip. Call 1.406.541.2677
Start Planning My Trip
Discover the best of Rhine River on one of these 19 recommended 8-day cruises. Explore Strasbourg, Basel, Cologne, Rudesheim, and Koblenz where you will enjoy river cruises, wine tasting, biking, hiking, and village visits during the day as you sail port-to-port in your floating vacation home at night. We work with all of the top-rated small ships in Rhine River and can give you unbiased advice on which ship and itinerary best match your tastes and needs. Our cruises to Rhine River range from $2,680 to $9,899 for a 8-day itinerary. Contact one of Adventure Life's Rhine River cruise specialists for help deciding which itinerary is best for you and we'll assist you in planning every detail of your dream trip. 

 
Filter (19 Results)
  • Start Date
    OR, More specific start
  • Length
    to
  • Price
    to
  • Activity Level
  • Experiences
  • Activities
  • Ship
  • Destinations
    • Rhine River
Stop in beautiful Basel, Switzerland
$2,999
EXPLORE

Castles along the Rhine

Basel to Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Antoinette
  • Tour to the Kaysersberg village.
  • Walk over the old town, Strasbourg
  • Enjoy wine tasting at Boppard.
  • Visit to the Marksburg Castle
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Find inspiration in the romantic, soul-stirring beauty of the fabled Rhine. Marvel at castles that were once mighty fortresses and get an insider’s look at one of the only castles on the Rhine that has never been destroyed, Marksburg Castle. Visit historic cities, including ancient Cologne …
Cruise Details
0
Explore the historic old town Koblenz
$3,099
EXPLORE

Rhine Holiday Markets

Basel to Cologne - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Antoinette
  • Visit Basel’s Christmas Market.
  • Tour to Doktorenhof vinegar estate
  • Wander through Mainz’s Old Town
  • Walk through the Cologne Old Town
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Cologne
Activities:
Christmas Market, Festivals, Local Market, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This cruise is the best way to discover the roots of our Christmas traditions as you explore some of Europe’s most charming towns. Browse for unique ornaments in Basel’s Christmas Market. Sipvin chaudand stroll to Place Kléber to behold the enormous, brilliantly lighted tree that …
Cruise Details
0
Wander a cozy Christmas Market
$3,499
EXPLORE

Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaprima
  • Admire Amsterdam's famous canals
  • Bike along Rüdesheim
  • Visit Strasbourg’s Christmas Market
  • Enjoy Europe's Christmas markets
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your winter adventure in Amsterdam, amidst the city’s legendary canals and colorful holiday surroundings. Next,visit Heidelberg and Cologne, famous for its majestic Cathedral and bustling Christmas markets. Weave throughthe fabled Black Forest region and the Alsace region as you make …
Cruise Details
0
Visit castle ruins in the German countryside
$3,595
EXPLORE

The Majestic Rhine

Frankfurt - Basel - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Sun
  • Walk down the lanes in Colmar
  • Join a canal tour in Strasbourg
  • Walk around the town of Baden-Baden
  • Enjoy a panoramic view from a hike
Starts/ Ends in:
Frankfurt / Basel
Activities:
Hiking, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Emerald Sun for an exciting 8-day cruise. Upon arrival to the airport in Frankfurt, transfer and join the ship in Mainz. Enjoy the luxurious facilities and the accommodating crew while on board. Rudesheim city is famous for itscuckoo clocks and live oompah bands playing every summer. On …
Cruise Details
0
Amsterdam is known for its citizens' love for bikes!
$3,995
EXPLORE

Rhine Christmas Markets

Zurich to Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Opal
  • Enjoy Amsterdam’s canals
  • Visit Cologne
  • Discover Koblenz
  • Stroll through Strasbourg
Starts/ Ends in:
Zurich / Amsterdam
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market, Local Market, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Delight in the charms of a European Christmas as you cruise along the Rhine. Visit charming Strasbourg, take in the spa resort town of Baden-Baden and Heidelberg Castle. Marvel at the World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge, explore Cologne’s Christmas markets and discover the canals of Amsterdam. …
Cruise Details
0
Wander a cozy Christmas Market
$3,499
EXPLORE

Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amacerto
  • Cruise through Amsterdam
  • Tour Cologne, Germany
  • Visit Rüdesheim
  • Explore Strasbourg, France
Starts/ Ends in:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your winter adventure in Amsterdam, amidst the city’s legendary canals and colorful holiday surroundings. Embark upon an enchanting 7-night Rhine River cruise on the MS Amacerto that takes you through the fabled Black Forest region and the Alsace region.Visit Heidelberg and Cologne, …
Cruise Details
0
Visit castle ruins in the German countryside
$2,795
EXPLORE

Jewels of the Rhine: Amsterdam to Basel

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Luna
  • Tour Cologne
  • Attend a gateau tasting
  • Visit the Black Forest
  • Soak up Strasbourg's architecture
Starts/ Ends in:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Emerald Luna on an 8-day cruise from Amsterdam, the Dutch capital, to Basel, Switzerland. Take a glass-top canal boat tour in Amsterdam before sailing through the countryside, passing by the region's iconic traditional windmills. Join a guided walking trip through lovely Cologne and …
Cruise Details
0
River through Koblenz Germany
$2,680
EXPLORE

From Basel to Amsterdam: The Treasures of the Celebrated Rhine River

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Symphonie
  • Visit the spectacular Rhine Falls
  • Enjoy a free morning in Breisach
  • Admire the wine-growing region
  • Explore the Gutenberg Museum
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Basel to Amsterdam, embark on an authentic and historically rich cruise on the MS Symphonie. Admire the Rhine Falls before exploring historic landmarks in locations like Haarlem or Colmar and its Unterlinden museum. You can stroll to the Arnhem Open Air Museum, which tells a story from a …
Cruise Details
0
Romantic evening light over Basel
$3,999
EXPLORE

Castles along the Rhine

Basel to Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard River Queen
  • Tour to the Kaysersberg village.
  • Visit the historic town Strasbourg.
  • Explore beautiful Marksburg Castle.
  • Walk through the Town of Cologne
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Find inspiration in the romantic, soul-stirring beauty of the fabled Rhine in a unique with the River Queen. The spires of medieval churches and castles appear around each bend in the river and vineyards climb the verdant hillsides. Marvel at castles that were once mighty fortresses and get an …
Cruise Details
0
Stroll through the romantic streets of Amsterdam
$3,299
EXPLORE

Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS AmaMora
  • Taste Kölsch beer
  • Visit Cologne Cathedral
  • Cruise through the Rhine Gorge
  • Discover Lake Lucerne
Starts/ Ends in:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start by exploring the canal-laden city of Amsterdam, with its neat rows of buildings and rich history. Then it’s off to Germany, where you’ll discover not only the grand city of Cologne but charming villages like the winemaking hamlet of Rüdesheim and the university town of …
Cruise Details
0
View of Strasbourg city
$3,199
EXPLORE

Captivating Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amalucia
  • Take an Amsterdam canal tour
  • Enjoy optional excursions
  • Hike up the Philosopher's Path
  • Explore Strasbourg
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy a tour of Amsterdam’s legendary canals, lined with narrow buildings, cafes, and the house where Anne Frank once lived in hiding. Visit Cologne and its majestic Gothic cathedral, then relax on board as you cruise the stunning Rhine River Gorge, lined with ruins of medieval castles and …
Cruise Details
0
Romantic evening light over Basel
$3,299
EXPLORE

Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaserena
  • Taste Kölsch beer
  • Visit Cologne Cathedral
  • Cruise through the Rhine Gorge
  • Discover Lake Lucerne
Starts/ Ends in:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start by exploring the canal-laden city of Amsterdam, with its neat rows of buildings and rich history. Then it’s off to Germany, where you’ll discover not only the grand city of Cologne but charming villages like the winemaking hamlet of Rüdesheim and the university town of …
Cruise Details
0
Strasbourg
$3,899
EXPLORE

Captivating Rhine - Cruise Only

Amsterdam to Basel - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasiena
  • Take an Amsterdam canal tour
  • Enjoy bike tours and wine tastings
  • Hike up the Philosopher's Path
  • Join a panoramic tour of Strasbourg
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spend 8 days crusing along the romantic Rhine through four European countries, aboard the luxurious MS Amasiena. On this journey tour the famous canals of Amsterdam,and the house where Anne Frank once lived in hiding. Visit Cologne and its majestic Gothic cathedral, then relax on board as you …
Cruise Details
0
Explore the inspiring Amsterdam
$2,999
EXPLORE

Enchanting Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasiena
  • Visit Riquewihr
  • Go to Freiburg
  • Tour Cathédrale de Nôtre Dame
  • Taste Rüdesheimer Coffee
Activities:
Biking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Grand cities blend in perfect harmony with their historic past and progressive future in Cologne and Amsterdam. Inspirational towns have given way to great stories, such as Heidelberg, where Mark Twain wrote “A Tramp Abroad.” Timeless traditions still remain intact—from the making …
Cruise Details
0
Vienna
$2,999
EXPLORE

Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amalucia
  • Visit Cologne Cathedral
  • Ride a bike along the Rhine
  • Go to a wine tasting in Rudesheim
  • Wander along Hauptstrasse
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the deep-rooted holiday traditions of Europe at its most festive time of year. Cologne’s Christmas Market with its impressive Gothic cathedral backdrop; the "Capital of Noël," Strasbourg, with its magnificent great Christmas tree; and Heidelberg’s Christmas …
Cruise Details
0
Bridge in Amsterdam, Netherlands
$4,595
EXPLORE

Rhine Highlights

Amsterdam-Basel - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Jade
  • Explore harbor city Amsterdam
  • View the Drachenburg Castle
  • Discover history of Heidelberg
  • Enjoy Europe’s beautiful rivers
Starts/ Ends in:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover this beautiful land starting in Amsterdam. From here your luxury all-inclusive cruise will take you through beautiful stretches of the Rhine, punctuated by timeless little towns that still exude the romance of days long past. Take in Koblenz, delight in the charm of Cochem, explore …
Cruise Details
0
Cologne, Germany
$3,199
EXPLORE

Classic Germany & Amsterdam

Amsterdam-Nuremberg - 8 Day Itinerary aboard River Princess
  • Sample the region’s iconic treats
  • Wander into picturesque riverscapes
  • Pass through the Dutch countryside
  • Discover Volkach wine country
Starts/ Ends in:
Amsterdam / Nuremberg
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Land & Sea, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The many wonders of the Rhine and Main rivers are yours to discover on this voyage through the most charming towns of Germany.BoardRiver Princess in Amsterdam and pass through the Dutch countryside to arrive in Cologne, where a blend of medieval charm and dramatic architecture are just a sample of …
Cruise Details
0
Western Church with water canal view in Amsterdam
$2,899
EXPLORE

Tulip Time Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Panorama
  • Explore the Garden of Europe
  • See the central Grote Markt
  • Enjoy the sightseeing tour in Ghent
  • Discover Aalsmeer Flower Auction
Starts/ Ends in:
Amsterdam / Amsterdam
Activities:
River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This time of the year is a great opportunity to witness the seven million tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths as well as other bulbs, planted each year. Explore themost fascinating views of the city on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten lined with homes dating back to the city’s …
Cruise Details
0
1-18 of 19 Results

Top Rhine River Travel Destinations

Rhine River Trips by Departure Date

Rhine River Trips by Duration

Rhine River Trips by Activity

More Reasons

Why Travel With Adventure Life

All News

Recognized By