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Experience the many charms of Germany, from modern cities to stunning alpine scenery and thriving cultural scenes on these 137 top Germany cruises for 2024 and 2025. The most popular activities on our holidays to Germany are cruises, river cruises, wine tasting, biking, and village visits. Learn about Passau, Rudesheim, Cologne, Regensburg, and Nuremberg from local English-speaking guides who know the best places to dine, drink, and shop, as well as lesser-known attractions. In order to provide you with unbiased guidance on finding the ideal cruise ship for your next trip, we only work with the greatest small ships that carry fewer than 500 lucky people. Our Germany cruises start at $1,250 for cruises of 5 to 22 days. Our experienced agents are waiting to help you plan the most memorable trip of your lifetime and will work with you until you book your perfect Germany cruise.
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Grossmunster Cathedral, Zurich
$5,059
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The Enchanting Rhine - From Zurich to Amsterdam

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaprima
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Zürich
  • Walk along Lucerne's famous streets
  • Visit the iconic Heidelberg Castle
  • Admire Amsterdam's beauty
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your Rhine River adventure with two magical nights in Zurich and two nights in Lucerne. Explore the unique landscapes Switzerland has to offer, then take a 7-night cruise from Basel to the historic city of Amsterdam. Enjoy a walking tour of Breisach, Germany. Visit Speyer, one of …
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Visit charming Passau
$3,299
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Magna on the Danube - Budapest to Vilshofen

Budapest to Vilshofen - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MS AmaMagna
  • Experience Melk Abbey
  • Explore Passau
  • Discover Salzburg
  • Visit Vienna
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Vilshofen
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 8-day river cruise from Budapest to Vilshofenaboard the MS AmaMagna. Immerse yourself in captivating architecture, classical music, stunning scenery, and delectable cuisine. From apricot brandy tastings in Dürnstein to an exclusive wine festival in Spitz, indulge in epicurean …
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Stop in beautiful Basel, Switzerland
$3,499
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Castles along the Rhine

Basel to Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Antoinette
  • Tour the Kaysersberg village
  • Wander through historic Strasbourg
  • Enjoy wine tasting at Boppard
  • Visit the Marksburg Castle
Starts / Ends:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the romantic, soul-stirring beauty of the legendary Rhine on a cruise aboard the S.S. Antoinette. Each bend of the river reveals the spires of historic churches and castles, while vines climb the beautiful hills. Marksburg Castle is one of the few castles on the Rhine that has never been …
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Cochem Castle, Germany
$2,148
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4 Rivers: The Moselle, Sarre, Romantic Rhine, and Neckar Valleys

7 Day Itinerary aboard MS Leonard De Vinci
  • Discover Roman heritage in Trier
  • Enjoy wine tasting in Remich
  • See the charming villages
  • Explore the old city of Luxembourg
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join MS Leonard De Vinci on its 7-day adventure that sails along the enchanting four rivers namely the Moselle, Sarre, Romantic Rhine, and Neckar Valleys. As you cruise along these rivers, take time to see the amazing villages on the banks of each river. You can also explore the city of Luxembourg …
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Cochem town on the Mosel River, Germany
$9,554
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Classic Cruise – Germany & Luxembourg

7 Day Itinerary aboard La Nouvelle Etoile
  • Visit the 'Queen of German Castles'
  • Tour Germany’s oldest town
  • Finish the cruise in Luxembourg
  • Enjoy superb European wines
Activities:
Barge Cruising, Local Market Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an exciting and breathtaking 7-day cruise aboard La Nouvelle Etoile sailing through Germany & Luxembourg where you will find some of the historical places that will take you back in time.Visit Burg Eltz, the 12th Century Queen of German Castles.Tour Trier, Germany’s oldest town and …
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$3,499
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Magnificent Moselle & Rhine

Strasbourg to Frankfurt - 10 Day Itinerary aboard River Queen
  • 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Experience historic Speyer
  • Explore Cochem’s castles
  • Let Moselle and Rhine captivate you
Starts / Ends:
Frankfurt / Frankfurt
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Germany’s spectacular backdrops and breathtaking natural wonders will reveal themselves as you cruise along the alluring Moselle and Rhine rivers. SeeStrasbourg, a dynamic city that has changed its nationality four times, has a lot to offer.Savor a one-of-a-kind experience in historic Speyer, …
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La Petite district in Strasbourg
$2,199
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Rhine Getaway

Amsterdam to Basel - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking Cruises
  • Explore the village of Kinderdijk
  • View the sites of Rüdesheim
  • Discover the Speyer Cathedral
  • Visit resplendent churches
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board your ship in Amsterdam for a fantastic 8-day adventure, where you will explore one of Europe’s best-loved rivers, the Rhine. Discover the turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. …
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Enjoy a cozy Christmas Market in Frankfurt
$2,349
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Christmastime in Alsace and Germany

5 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Panorama
  • Experience the Black Forest
  • Explore Christmas market in Europe
  • Visit Fascinating Heidelberg Castle
  • Tour Strasbourg Cathedral
Starts / Ends:
Frankfurt / Basel
Activities:
Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 5-day magical Rhine River Christmas cruise from Frankfurt, Germany, aboard the Avalon Panorama. Explore Heidelberg Castle, sail to Strasbourg's Christmas markets, and cruise to Breisach in Germany's Black Forest. Concluding in Basel, Switzerland, savor unforgettable holiday …
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Enjoy a quiet moment on the banks of the Danube
$9,490
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Gems of the Danube

8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Amber
  • Explore historic Nuremberg
  • Stroll through Regensburg
  • Visit the city of Cesky Krumlov
  • Tour Schönbrunn Palace
Starts / Ends:
Nuremberg / Budapest
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore historic Nuremberg, Germany before boarding your 5-star luxury river cruise ship and embarking on your adventure. Cruise the Danube, making stops in some of the most beautiful cities of central Europe. Explore castles and gardens near Salzburg, join a beer or wine tasting in Regensburg, and …
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Gorgeous evening view of Prague
$4,674
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The Legendary Danube

11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Discover attractive Prague
  • Visit the famous city of Pilzen
  • Enjoy Nuremberg's countryside
  • Bike along the Danube River
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your European river voyage with a visit to historic Prague, “the city of a hundred spires.” Celebrate the beauty and history of the Danube, Europe’s second largest river, as you cruise from Nuremberg through the Main-Danube Canal and across the Continental Divide. Visit …
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Stop in beautiful Basel, Switzerland
$9,090
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Rhine Highlights

Amsterdam-Basel - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Crystal
  • Enjoy Europe’s Rhine river
  • Explore Amsterdam’s canals
  • Stroll through Cologne
  • Discover the history of Heidelberg
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Admire some of the most charming towns of central Europe and cruise along the Rhine. Explore the canals of Amsterdam, admire Cologne’s famous cathedral, tour Heidelberg Castle, relax in the historic spa town of Baden-Baden and stroll through romantic Strasbourg. Throughout the journey, relax …
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Explore Basel
$9,490
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Charming Castles & Vineyards of the Rhine & Moselle

Basel - Frankfurt - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Pearl
  • Explore Ratstatt
  • Discover Rudesheim
  • Cruise along the Rhine Gorge
  • Step into Cochem
Starts / Ends:
Basel / Frankfurt
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 8-day charming castles & vineyards cruise from Basel to Frankfurt aboard Scenic Pearl. Discover Breisach, a resilient town blending food, wine, and history. Ratstatt awaits with its Baroque charm amid the Black Forest. Indulge in a suite-delivered coffee and breakfast before …
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Ehrenfels Castle on Rhine River near Rudesheim
$4,999
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Rhine & Moselle Fairytales - Cruise Only

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaprima
  • Admire Amsterdam's famous canals
  • Discover Cologne's Gothic cathedral
  • Bike along the Moselle River
  • Enjoy views of the Neckar Valley
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover authentic European charm on this wonderful 12-day adventure exploring the priceless gems of four countries along two legendary rivers, the Rhine and Moselle. Discover the dramatic rivers yielding to fairy-tale towns, vineyards majestically clinging to hillsides, and mesmerizing moments …
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River through Koblenz Germany
$2,289
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The Valley of the romantic Rhine, the Moselle and the Main

Strasbourg Roundtrip - 7 Day Itinerary aboard MS Gérard Schmitter
  • Cruise Iffezheim & Gambsheim locks
  • Enjoy Strasbourg at night
  • Visit the unique Reichsburg Castle
  • Join an exclusive wine tasting
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the MS Gérard Schmitter and discover the authentic European charm as you explore the Rhine, Moselle, and Main Rivers on this exclusive 7-day cruise. Enjoy an exceptional tour of old Strasbourg at night aboard a canal boat. Visit the charming city of Frankfurt and enjoy a guided tour. …
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Trier
$5,599
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Rhine & Moselle Delights - Cruise Only

11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaprima
  • Explore “La Petite France”
  • Bike along the Rhine River
  • Discover Porta Nigra's secrets
  • Enjoy the fairytale town of Cochem
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the MS Amaprima on a exclusive cruise from Basel to Amsterdam. Fairytales come to life as you find inspiration along the castle-laden Rhine and its breathtaking tributary, the Moselle. From Basel, located exactly between the corners of three countries—Germany, France and …
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Explore Basel
$4,499
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Castles along the Rhine

8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Victoria
  • Tour the capital of Alsatian wines
  • Enjoy a visit the Romanesque cathed
  • Visit the Marksburg Castle
  • Walk through Strasbourg
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day voyage aboard the River Empress is an ideal holiday for castle lovers. Sail along the Rhine river and 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 …
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Take a ride on the ferris wheel or take a stroll through the Christmas Market
$1,637
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Delightful Christmas Markets in the Neckar Valley

Strasbourg Roundtrip - 5 Day Itinerary aboard MS Victor Hugo
  • Explore romantic city of Heidelberg
  • See whimsical Christmas Market
  • Tour in historic Speyer
  • Stroll through Eberbach
Starts / Ends:
Strasbourg / Strasbourg
Activities:
Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Get the chance to explore the amusing Christmas markets and explore the astonishing landmarks in the Neckar Valley and magnificent Rothenburg in this 5-day cruise aboard MS Victor Hugo. Hopon the old-time carousel like a kid, savor the scrumptious food, and enjoy a beer or sip of mulled wine. …
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Discover charming Heidelberg
$7,390
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Jewels of the Rhine

Amsterdam-Basel - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Sky
  • Discover the charming Koblenz
  • Visit a Black Forest village
  • Discover the beauty of Strasbourg
  • Tour Heidelberg Castle
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an enchanting cruise along the beautiful and storied Rhine river. Begin your journey inAmsterdam, and stop atUNESCO World Heritage-listed Cologne Cathedral. Explore the town ofKoblenz and visit the twin-towered façade of the Church of Our Lady and the German Corner.A wine tasting is …
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