Day Trip to Heidelberg and the Rhine Valley – Departing from Frankfurt


  • Discover the best of the Frankfurt region

  • Visit Heidelberg Castle

  • A cruise on the Rhine

  • The decor of the restaurant in Rüdesheim

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Duration 11hrs30 mins

Starting time 9:30 AM

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Leaving from Frankfurt, travel to the Rhine Valley and Heidelberg on an excursion that takes in the best of the Frankfurt region in 1 day.

The trip begins with a visit to the city of Heidelberg. Your guide will take you to explore the ruins of Heidelberg Castle, a romantic vestige set overlooking the city, its pink bricks reflecting a warm light onto the whole area.

Enjoy a packed a lunch before you walk into the heart of the city to stroll among the Gothic and Renaissance-style buildings while admiring the small picturesque streets, timber-frame houses and pink-brick façades of this romantic city, which is also home to Germany’s oldest university.

Once you’ve explored Heidelberg, you’ll get back on the bus and set off for the Rhine Valley

Your guide will tell you more about the valley, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before you embark on a boat for a cruise down the Rhine. Along the river, you’ll be able to admire the picturesque villages, medieval castles and vineyards that have made the region world-famous.

After the cruise, you will make your way to a riverside restaurant to enjoy a traditional dinner before heading back to Frankfurt later in the evening.

Activity available April to October only

Good to know

  • Availability: every day from April to October (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure time: 9:30am
  • Duration: 11 hrs. 30 mins. approx.
  • Departure point:Frankfurt Main Station
  • Language: English, German

  • If you do not speak English or German, you can ask for an audio guide. In large buses, recorded commentary is available in Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Japanese and Russian upon request
  • A packed lunch will be provided (included in the price)
  • The lunch menu is not available in advance and will be communicated to you on the day
  • The recorded commentary for the cruise is available in German, English, French, Spanish and Japanese
  • The dinner menu is not available in advance and will be communicated to you on the day A vegetarian option will be proposed
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • The services of a bilingual guide
  • The bus excursion
  • Admission to Heidelberg Castle
  • Guided tour of the castle
  • Visit to the wine barrel
  • Refreshments (sandwich and coffee)
  • Guided walking tour of Heidelberg
  • A cruise on the Rhine
  • Dinner

Not included

  • Drinks
  • Admission to any monument not specified in the package
  • Any orders not specified on the set menu
  • Personal purchases
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

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