Oberwesel from above, Germany

With its dynamic, modern metropolises, beautifully unspoilt countryside scenery and enchanting, fairytale-esque medieval settlements and landmarks, Germany’s is without doubt one of Europe’s most rewarding river cruise destinations. Whether you want to immerse yourself in centuries of fascinating history; discover artistic, cultural and architectural gems; marvel at spectacular natural wonders; or enjoy delicious wines and locally-brewed beers, you’re sure to love this bewitching country.

On a Fred. Olsen river cruise you can experience a simply unforgettable, in-depth exploration of some of Germany’s finest and most breathtaking regions, sailing through the heart of the country via glorious, sweeping waterways. Our German river cruise itineraries feature captivating journeys along the mesmerising Rhine, Main, Moselle and Danube Rivers, to present you with views of postcard-perfect scenery to enjoy as you relax on board your river boat. World-famous wine valleys and vineyards, lush-forests and woodlands, and magnificent medieval castles and fortifications will appear in your camera lens as you glide along the rivers’ still waters.

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Stops at several stunning towns and cities will ensure the time you spend ashore is just as memorable too. The incredible sights and experiences you can discover are seemingly endless: chances to marvel at the remarkable twin-spired cathedral in Cologne; explore Regensburg, Germany’s ‘medieval miracle; capture the essence of modern Germany in vibrant, energetic cities such Mannheim, Nuremberg and Düsseldorf; and uncover the historic delights of welcoming towns including Speyer and Bamburg are among the highlights. There are plenty of opportunities to sample some of Germany’s famous fine wines too, in Rudesheim – the centre of the Rhineland’s renowned wine industry – and Oberwesel, famed for its Riesling wines.

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