The Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers

The great rivers of Europe

The Rhine River

Sail the Rhine River, one of Europe’s longest and most important waterways for transportation and trade. Meander through the Middle Rhine Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its stunning castles and natural beauty. Gracing the shores of the Middle Rhine Valley are more Medieval castles than in any other river valley in world! The fairytale castles combine with the breathtaking landscape of terraced vineyards and old-world-towns of Koblenz and Mainz that will leave you awestruck.

The Main River

The Main is one of the most significant tributaries of the Rhine River. The Main flows through the German states of Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg, and Hesse. The Main River connects to the Danube River via the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal. A cruise along the Main is a relaxing way to visit this scenic part of Germany. Along the Main, you will cruise through historic cities and towns such as Frankfurt, Offenbach, Aschaffenburg, Wertheim, Miltenberg, Würzburg, and Bamberg among many others. Taste the famous food and drink of Bavaria while taking in the beauty of some of the best well-preserved romantic and Medieval towns of the region.

The Danube River

The Danube River stretches from Germany’s Black Forest all the way to the Black Sea, passing through unforgettable cities in Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania. Take a river cruise along the Danube and see the picturesque Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its steep hills, wineries, and quaint villages. Experience the best way to visit world-famous cities such Vienna and Budapest – while also discovering charming, small towns such as Krems, Melk, and Dürnstein.