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river cruise is the best option for visiting the picturesque city of Heidelberg. Home to Germany's oldest university and one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe, it offers a cultural experience of the highest level. Imagine yourself cruising down the dazzling Neckar River, taking in Heidelberg's incredible architecture and breathtaking scenery. As you glide under bridges and past castle ruins, your experienced English-Speaking guide will tell you the history of this fascinating city. Enjoy a wine tasting tour at a local vineyardcycle or hike through the surrounding hills and villages, and explore historic churches and charming markets. Find your adventure below, or start planning your perfect Heidelberg vacation with one of our seasoned trip planners today.
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10 Best Rhine River Cruises Visiting Heidelberg for 2023-2024

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7 Best Rhine Luxury River Cruises Visiting Heidelberg for 2023-2024

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Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only$34998Dec 6, 2022Enjoy a 7-night cruise from Amsterdam to Basel aboard the MS Amaprima. As you sail the Rhine River, visit classic Christmas markets, bike along …
Rhine Christmas Markets$39958Dec 14, 2022Begin this magical 8-day Rhine River cruise in Basel as you explore Christmas Markets along the Rhine River all the way to Amsterdam. Enjoy the …
Tulips and the Rhine$25958Apr 8, 2023Discover the architecture, history, and natural beauty of the Rhine region on this delightful cruise from Zurich, Switzerland to Amsterdam. Admire …
Christmas Markets on the Rhine$33958Dec 12, 2022Explore the different Christmas markets in Europe with Emerald Destiny on this 8-day cruise. Visit several towns, from Basel to Amsterdam, and shop …
The Enchanting Rhine - From Zurich to Amsterdam$467912Dec 23, 2022After spending two nights in both Zurich and Lucerne, Switzerland, board the MS Amaprima on an exclusive 7-day Rhine River cruise through the …
Captivating Rhine - Cruise Only$31998May 18, 2023Enjoy two days in Amsterdam, then embark on the MS Amalucia for an 8-day cruise from Amsterdam to Basel, Switzerland, exploring the fascinating towns …
Captivating Rhine - Cruise Only$38998Jun 22, 2023Embark the MS Amasiena for a 8-day cruise from Amsterdam to Basel, Switzerland, exploring the fascinating towns along the Rhine River, including …
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Our Favorite River Ports on Cruises to Heidleberg 

River cruises visiting Heidelberg also dissembark at these ports on the Rhine, Main, &  Moselle Rivers:

Amsterdam, Netherlands - with its elaborate canal system, narrow houses with gabled facades, and bicycles seemingly everywhere, Amsterdam is a classic European city to explore.
Strasbourg, France - River cruises visiting Heidelberg often start or finish in Strasbourg on the Rhine, a charming French city with a strong German cultural influence.

Basel, Switzerland - The longest cruises start or finish in Basel on route to Amsterdam. Don't miss the 12th-century Gothic cathedral.

Rüdesheim am Rhine, Germany - is a famous wine region for it's Riesling wines surrounded by castles. 

Koblenz, Germany -  is an ancient city at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers in the picturesque Rhine Gorge.
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