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River cruises in Germany

The Rhine and its tributries, the Elbe, Main and Oder

Situated in the heart of Europe and seen as a timeless destination, discover Germany on one of our cruises on the romantic Rhine, the Moselle, the Elbe and many other German waterways, including the Danube and Main rivers. Germany has more than 40 UNESCO World Heritage sites and is one of the great nations that have influenced modern Western and European civilisations. A trip to Germany promises to be a rich experience.


The country has some of the most stunning countryside and beautiful cities in the world just waiting to be discovered, combining modern life with a deep heritage, in a whirlwind of culture. Regensburg, Passau, Heildeberg, Cochem, Mainz, Coblenz, Mannheim, are towns and cities you can explore through our numerous German river cruise itineraries on small river cruise ships.


Berlin with its many sites, is a world capital of art and culture. It is a destination that brings together artists, creators, enthusiasts and lovers of life. Berlin is a city in motion, full of art, cinema, music, theatre and dance.


Hamburg meanwhile boasts a heritage dating back several centuries. You can admire the Alster, a large lake in the heart of the city, the magnificent city hall, an imposing neo-Renaissance building built in 1897, and the Chilehaus, a 10-storey brick building, which eastern facade resembles the bow of a ship.


The German waterways that crisscross the country are all full of discoveries and surprises. Cruising the Rhine, where picturesque villages surrounded by vineyards and overhung by ancient castles, will eventually seduce you. A cruise on the Elbe, meanwhile, will take you to the most beautiful corners of Europe.

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Cruise across Europe from Amsterdam to Budapest (port-to-port cruise)

Next departures: 30/04/2020
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AMSTERDAM - COLOGNE - RÜDESHEIM - Heidelberg - MANNHEIM - STRASBOURG - MAINZ - FRANKFURT - WURZBURG - NUREMBERG - REGENSBURG - PASSAU - MELK -  VIENNA - ESZTERGOM - BUDAPEST

Experience a unique trans-European crossing on the Rhine, Main and Danube! CroisiEurope offers you the opportunity to combine two cruise programs from Amsterdam to Strasbourg and from Strasbourg to Budapest in one 19-day trip to discover cities and fabulous sites in the Netherlands, Alsace and Hungary, including Germany and Austria. An opportunity not to be missed!

19 Days
START IN 2020
Departure 10/04/2020
Arrival 28/04/2020
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Ship : MS Victor Hugo Ship category : STANDARD
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Departure 30/04/2020
Arrival 18/05/2020
Ship : MS L'Europe Ship category : STANDARD

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Cruise along the North-South Axis from Amsterdam to Avignon (port-to-port cruise)

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AMSTERDAM - XANTEN - DÜSSELDORF - COLOGNE - KÖNIGSWINTER - KOBLENZ - MAINZ - WORMS - STRASBOURG - BASEL - CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE - LYON - TOURNON - ARLES - AVIGNON

Let yourself be tempted by this charming cruise along  two mythical rivers, the Rhine and the Rhone. From the Netherlands via  France to Germany, you will enjoy 11 unforgettable days. Visit Amsterdam with its charming winding little canals creating an idyllic setting, and Mainz with its cosmopolitan atmosphere. Discover also Lyon and Arles, two UNESCO World Heritage cities willing to retale their history through pleasant walks or bike rides.

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Christmas on the Elbe (port-to-port cruise)

Next departures: 20/12/2020
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BERLIN TEGEL - MAGDEBURG - LUTHERSTADT WITTENBERG - MEISSEN - DRESDEN

Embark on a cruise along the Elbe this Christmas. You will pass through tremendous cities such as Berlin with its numerous Christmas markets, and Dresden where you will be able to attend an unforgettable Christmas Mass. You will also be surprised by the charming cities of Magdeburg, Wittenberg or Meissen which are dotted with the most authentic Christmas markets.

7 Days
START IN 2020
Departure 20/12/2020
Arrival 26/12/2020
Ship : MS Elbe Princesse Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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Festive cruise on the Rhine River (port-to-port cruise)

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STRASBOURG - MAINZ - SANKT GOARSHAUSEN - OBERWESEL - RUDESHEIM - STRASBOURG

Admire the most beautiful part of the romantic Rhine Valley during your cruise. You will be seduced by the beauty of the landscapes but also by their history. Discover Saint-Goarshausen where you will be able to admire an extraordinary scenery near the Lorelei rock. Discover the city of Mainz, a city with two thousand years of history mixed with a cosmopolitan feel through a combination of museums, cathedrals and architectural variety.

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The Rhine in flames, an incredible spectacle on the water (port-to-port cruise)

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STRASBOURG - BOPPARD - KOBLENZ - RÜDESHEIM - MANNHEIM - STRASBOURG

Boppard: admire the "Rhine in Flames" on a glittering summer night that will light up the hillsides and surrounding castles into a magical light. Embark on an unforgettable and colorful cruise through the romantic Rhine Valley, through the Rüdesheim vineyard and open-air cafes and the beautiful city of Heidelberg.

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