Koblenz is the gateway to the Middle Rhine UNESCO World Heritage site and is happily situated on not one but two world-famous rivers - the Rhine and the Moselle. What better way to experience this stunning area than on a paddle steamer from the good old days! Travel along the Middle Rhine and dream of castles and fairy tales while enjoying the breathtaking scenery all around you.
• 1 day
An easy way to start your romantic day on the Rhine: Present your KD ticket onboard any KD ship and enjoy all scheduled day cruises on the Rhine river for one whole day. The extensive and reliable timetable enables you to disembark as often as you like at the many interesting stops, and spend as much or as little time as you would like.
• 1 day
Follow the footsteps of medieval lords and aristocrats on a tour of Eltz Castle, and then enjoy dinner on the banks of the Rhine! This must-do day trip from Frankfurt introduces you to one of Germany’s best-preserved fortresses, showcasing impeccable rooms that have been left unchanged for centuries. Explore the armory room, kitchens and bedrooms while learning about the castle in its 12th-century heyday, and then relax with a dinner at a restaurant on the River Rhine.Numbers are limited to 14 on this small-group tour, ensuring you'll see all the sights with personalized attention from a guide.
• 8 hours
Ride in the Koblenz cable car, visit Ehrenbreitstein Fortress and enjoy a River Rhine cruise – all in one day! Take a cable car ride to the fortress either before or after your cruise, and then see the sights of the UNESCO-listed Rhine Gorge as you cruise from Koblenz to Boppard. Spend time at leisure in the pretty Rhine Valley town, and return to Koblenz at a time that suits you.
• 8 hours
An easy way to start your romantic day on the Rhine: Present your KD ticket onboard any KD ship and enjoy all scheduled day cruises on the Rhine river for one whole day. The extensive and reliable timetable enables you to disembark as often as you like at the many interesting stops, and spend as much or as little time as you would like. Departure from Cologne is daily only at 9.30am.
• 1 day
Glide along the Rhine River on a round-trip cruise from Koblenz to St Goare that passes Loreley Rock, plus visit Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, too! Ride the Koblenz cable car to the fortress before or after your cruise, and then soak up the sights of the Rhine Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as you meander down the river, passing vineyards, fairytale castles and the imposing Loreley Rock. Spend time at leisure in the quaint village of St Goare before returning to Koblenz.
• 8 hours
Between Koblenz and Mainz, 20 castles stand lined up on both sides of the river. The best way to admire them is from on board the cruise ship, where you can hop on and off all day at 19 different stops and enjoy the riverside scenery with more than 150 possible departure times. You can spend as much or as little time as you would like at each stop, with the Rhine Pass being valid on all scheduled day cruises between Cologne to Linz and Koblenz to Mainz. There is a restaurant on board but food and drink is not included with the pass.
• 12 hours
Sample minimum four to five different Ice-wines - we have usually Riesling, Silvaner, Gewürztraminer and Pinot Noir Ice-wines available - and some of the locally produced Rieslings according to your choice. This is the rare opportunity to taste wines of the highest German quality levels. Directly compare different years and different grape varieties of Ice-wine. Learn about the process and history of Ice-wine production from "grape to bottle".Tastings take place at Vineum wine store right at the market square of Boppard, situated just 100 meters from the Rhine.
• 30 minutes
Cozy up on this festive cruise along the Rhine River, listening to Christmas music as you admire castles, churches and vineyards on the shores of the river. Savor waffles and hot coffee (at own expense) as you make your way from Rüdesheim toward Koblenz. On your 2-hour journey through the Rhine Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage site, breathe in the crisp air as you capture photos of attractions including Rheinfels Castle, Katz Castle, Marksburg Castle and Stolzenfels Castle and sing along with favorite Christmas carols before returning back to Rüdesheim. This is an ideal way to spend a winter afternoon in this scenic region!
• 2 hours
Graced with a stunning location on the confluence of the Rhine River and Moselle River, the historic city of Koblenz makes for a wonderful day trip from Frankfurt. Highlights on this small-group tour include a guided visit to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, Europe’s second-largest preserved fortress, and a cable car ride over the UNESCO-listed Rhine Gorge. Enjoy free time to explore Koblenz at your leisure, and top off your experience with a typical German dinner on the banks of the Rhine.Numbers are limited to 7 on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.
• 10 hours