Rhine River & Beyond

From the North Sea to the Alps, the Rhine River links the Atlantic Ocean to the mountains of Central Europe via the plains of the Netherlands and forests of Germany. Follow the journey of ancient travellers on your own Rhine River cruise to see some of Europe’s most amazing and varied cities. From the canals and avenues of Amsterdam journey south into Germany to witness the grand cathedral of Cologne. Visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress overlooking Koblenz before cruising through UNESCO listed Upper Middle Rhine Valley with its castles and vineyards. Stop in beautiful Strasbourg and see Austria, before heading to the Medieval city of Basel to finish your journey at the edge of the Alps.

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  • Rudesheim wine region, on the Rhine in Germany

  • Rhine River Cruises

  • Miltenberg town in the Bavarian region of Germany

  • Rhine River Cruises

  • Stand-up paddling on the Rhine in Basel - Switzerland Tourism/Jasmin Frei

  • Rhine River Cruises

  • Rhine River Cruises

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 7℃
  • 10℃
  • 14℃
  • 19℃
  • 22℃
  • 24℃
  • 24℃
  • 20℃
  • 15℃
  • 9℃
  • 6℃
  • 14
  • 9
  • 12
  • 11
  • 12
  • 11
  • 11
  • 9
  • 9
  • 10
  • 12
  • 11

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.













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