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Land excursions for river cruises along the Main

Journey

Travel time
upon request
Arrival information
daily
Bookable from
10 person(s)
Characteristics of the tour
river cruisetailor-made group tour suggestionfor groups of 10 or more people
  • Würzburg Residence
    Image source: Bayerische Schlösserverwaltung

  • Marienberg Fortress

  • Little Venice of Bamberg

  • Old town hall Bamberg

  • Bamberg
    Image source: Archiv, BAMBERG Tourismus Kongress Service

What to expect

The Main is the longest tributary of the Rhine River with 527 km. It leads through the Franconian highlands, passing scenic winegrowing areas. In the city of Mainz it flows into the Rhine. Explore unique natural landscapes and impressive cities on a river cruise along the Main!

Contact Person

Katharina Böpple

Katharina Böpple

+49 (0)351 563 48 0

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My tip for your Main river cruise: “A culinary city tour to Würzburg! You will get to know interesting facts about Franconian cuisine and taste regional specialities.”

Itinerary

Detailed information for journey "Main river cruise"

Basic package for your Main river cruise:

Frankfurt am Main

Get to know one of the most impressive skylines in Germany. Beside the famous silhouette, Frankfurt offers a lot more to explore.

Highlights of Frankfurt:

  • St Paul´s Church – one of the most important buildings to German history and politics
  • Old Town including Römerberg and Cathedral
  • Financial centre – Europe´s largest financial district and economy centre
  • Städel Museum – more than 4,000 pieces of artworks from Dark Ages to modernity

Miltenberg

The town is called the “pearl of the Main” and its historical Old Town is characterised by scenic half-timbered houses.

Highlights of Miltenberg:

  • Guided walking tour including visit to remains of the Limes (World Heritage Site) and the old forts
  • Visit of a local brewery including tasting of regional beer
  • Excursion to Wertheim including visit to Wertheim Castle
  • Wine tasting at Löwenstein Palace in Kleinheubach and visit to its English Garden
  • Excursion to Aschaffenburg and guided tour to Johannisburg Castle

Würzburg

Würzburg Residenz

Many architectural highlights await visitors in the city of Würzburg, a charming place with Franconian cosiness.

Highlights of Würzburg:

  • The world famous Würzburg Residence with its impressive gardens
  • Wine tastings and guided tours to historic wine cellars
  • Visit to Marienberg Fortress including admission and guided tour to Mainfränkisches Museum
  • Excursion to medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber with its picturesque half-timbered houses and nice little shops
  • Excursion to Veitshöchheim and visit to the rococo garden

Bamberg

altes rathaus bamberg c augustustours april 2004The Old Town of Bamberg is listed as World Heritage Site and the city is very famous for its beer culture.

Highlights of Bamberg:

  • The Old Town with its medieval buildings, Cathedral, market gardeners district, the old town hall, Island City and Little Venice
  • Visit to a traditional Franconian brewery and tasting of regional specialties
  • Tour to the vineyards and tasting of Franconian wine at St. Michael´s monastery


Those are only suggestions for your river cruise along the Main river, which can be adjusted according to your desires. Whether you draw inspiration from the proposals made in this itinerary or blend them with your own ideas, the AugustusTours team looks forward to putting together your next group tour.



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Contact Person

Katharina Böpple

Katharina Böpple

+49 (0)351 563 48 0

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

My tip for your Main river cruise: “A culinary city tour to Würzburg! You will get to know interesting facts about Franconian cuisine and taste regional specialities.”

Services

Services included

Basic package for your Main river cruise:

Frankfurt am Main

  • Guided walking tour of the Old Town
  • Admission and visit to Städel Museum

 Miltenberg

  • Guided walking tour of Miltenberg
  • Visit of a local brewery including tasting of regional beer
  • Excursion to Wertheim including visit to Wertheim Castle
  • Wine tasting at Löwenstein Palace
  • Excursion to Aschaffenburg and guided tour to Johannesburg Castle

 Würzburg

  • Visit to Würzburg Residence
  • Wine tastings and guided tours to wine cellars
  • Visit to Marienberg Fortress including admission and guided tour to Mainfränkisches Museum
  • Excursion to Rothenburg ob der Tauber
  • Excursion to Veitshöchheim

Bamberg

  • Guided walking tour of Bamberg
  • Visit to a Franconian brewery and tasting of regional specialties
  • Tour to the vineyards and tasting of Franconian wine

Further suggestions

  • Plan a visit to Bayreuth, the city of the world famous music festival Bayreuther Festspiele and visit the festival hall
  • Visit the city of Nuremberg, known for its Christmas market and ginger bread, the birth place of the German painter Albrecht Dürer


Those are only suggestions for your river cruise along the Main river, which can be adjusted according to your desires. Whether you draw inspiration from the proposals made in this itinerary or blend them with your own ideas, the AugustusTours team looks forward to putting together your next group tour.


Contact Person

Katharina Böpple

Katharina Böpple

+49 (0)351 563 48 0

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

My tip for your Main river cruise: “A culinary city tour to Würzburg! You will get to know interesting facts about Franconian cuisine and taste regional specialities.”

Quotes

Prices for services included

Our suggestions for your Main River Cruise are characterized by creativity and flexibility, with each itinerary specially tailored to both your requirements and those of your guests. It can be shortened, extended or adapted according to your desires. The prices are based on the programme and group size. We are looking forward to your inquiry and provide you with an individual offer for your Main River Cruise. We are also happy to organise city tours in Germany or a cultural tour in different German cities for your group!

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Request a tailor-made offer for your group tour to Germany

All our group tour suggestions can be altered, shortened or lengthened to your specific requirements, so please see them as food for thought rather than a set meal. It would be our pleasure to draw up a tailored quote based on your ideas and expectations – giving you a group tour that will leave you shouting “encore”! Please send us your request for a group tour to Germany. Once you have submitted your request we will work on a tailor-made quote for you.

Being a very experienced and high-performance incoming partner for Germany, we offer you support and advice regarding the realisation of your group travels. Since 1997, we have been working for international travel agents, associations, companies as well as private clients. During all our work, we constantly follow our standard “Expertise. Ideas. Passion”. We are based in Dresden, so we know where your guests travel.

We have numerous itinerary suggestions for you and your group – no matter if you are planning a city break, cultural tour or round trip throughout Germany! The mentioned tours are only suggestions. Please do not hesitate to send us your special ideas and requirements on your next group tour.

We look forward to working with you and would be glad to become your go-to partner for city and cultural tours in Germany!

 

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Further information about our services for river cruises in Germany

By the rivers of Germany...

It is no coincidence that river cruises are extremely popular! A slower pace of travel, an array of different landscapes and access to a variety of cultural options and fascinating destinations all make for a holiday that is as unforgettable as it is relaxing. Its many and varied riverside pearls make Germany an ideal destination for river cruises to suit all tastes.

Our incoming service for groups to Germany

Are you planning a river cruise but still have to find the right destinations for shore excursions? We arrange travel programmes for you to experience a river cruise that suits you and your group perfectly. It would be our pleasure to organise eventful shore excursions for your cruises along Germany’s most beautiful rivers. Our incoming department would be pleased to assist you!

More information about our services for river cruises

Our river cruise services include the organisation of shore excursions, local coach transfers, admission to and tours of museums, tickets for evening events and a smorgasbord of culinary highlights and tastings. Our products currently focus on cruises along the Elbe, the Baltic coast, the Danube, the Main, the Rhine and the Moselle.

Throughout our ground handling for your river cruise, your guests will gain unique insights into the most beautiful cities along the route. Whether you and your guests want to participate in a guided city tour with us, enjoy an evening at the opera, discover the most interesting museums or learn more about famous artists and musicians, we organize a fitting programme of shore excursions for your river cruise, according to your desire.

Expertise. Ideas. Passion. – Group tours to Germany tailor-made by AugustusTours

Our offers for ground handling during river cruises mentioned here are tailored to your group’s needs and desires, which is why we can only offer them to companies, private clients, clubs and other groups of 10 people or more. We are very pleased to assist you with your individual requests.

If you can’t find exactly what you are looking for in our published itineraries, please do not hesitate to contact us for an offer tailored specifically to your group requirements.

Here you can download our general information about "ground handling for river cruises" as a PDF file.

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