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Cruises to Rüdesheim


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ms Amastella 04 Aug 2024 14 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Budapest

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Itinerary: Budapest, Hungary - Vienna, Austria - Durnstein - Melk, Austria - Linz, Austria - Salzburg - Passau, Germany - Regensburg, Germany - Nuremberg, Germany - Bamberg, Germany -...
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Itinerary: Amsterdam, Netherlands - Andernach, Germany - Rudesheim, Germany - Miltenberg, Germany - Wurzburg, Germany - Bamberg, Germany - Nuremberg, Germany - Regensburg, Germany - Passau,..…
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Rhine Castles & Moselle Vineyards

Emerald Sky 09 Aug 2024 10 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Amsterdam

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Itinerary: Amsterdam, Netherlands - Utrecht - NIjmegen - Koblenz, Germnay - Bernkastel - Cochem - Rudesheim, Germany - Mainz - Kehl, Germany - Strasbourg, France - Breisach, Germany - Colmar.…
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What to see in Rüdesheim

Rüdesheim, a charming town nestled on the Rhine River's banks, is a postcard-perfect gem in Germany's Rheingau region. Its enchanting Old Town boasts cobblestone streets and half-timbered houses while surrounding vineyards offer world-class wines. The romantic Rhine Gorge, adorned with castles, completes the picturesque scenery of Rüdesheim.

Rüdesheim's Old Town is a charming labyrinth of narrow streets and historical buildings and at the heart of this delightful area lies the famous Drosselgasse. This lively, cobbled lane is a must-visit for anyone exploring the town. The Drosselgasse is renowned for its vibrant atmosphere, filled with bustling wine taverns, lively music and enthusiastic locals and visitors alike. It's the ideal place to savour the region's celebrated wines, particularly the Rieslings that thrive in the surrounding vineyards. Many of the taverns feature traditional German dishes like schnitzel, sausages and pretzels, making it the perfect spot to enjoy a hearty meal.

For panoramic views of Rüdesheim and the majestic Rhine River, embark on a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument. The cable car station is conveniently located near the Drosselgasse, making it easily accessible. The cable car ride itself is a thrilling experience, offering breathtaking vistas as you ascend to the Niederwald hilltop. Once you reach the summit, you'll find the Niederwald Monument, a towering statue that symbolises the unification of Germany in the late 19th century. The monument is an impressive work of art, with intricate sculptures and a commanding presence.

One of the most iconic experiences near Rüdesheim is a cruise along the romantic Rhine Gorge. The Rhine River winds its way through this UNESCO World Heritage Site, flanked by steep cliffs, vineyard-covered slopes and a multitude of medieval castles and ruins perched on hilltops. Numerous boat tours depart from Rüdesheim, offering different routes and durations. You can choose from short cruises that focus on the immediate area or longer journeys that take you deeper into the Rhine Gorge. Either way, you'll be treated to breathtaking scenery and an opportunity to learn about the region's history and legends from informative on-board commentary.


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