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Rhine Day Cruise in August

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Rhine Day Cruise in August

We are arriving in Frankfurt/Mainz on August 29. The rest of our tour group arrives the next day, so I would like to plan a day trip or short Rhine River cruise before the tour starts. I think we will go straight to Mainz, check in at hotel and do a little light sightseeing in Mainz on the 29th. What would be the best plan for us to see a bit of the Rhine? I have heard take the cruise up and then train back to Mainz. Suggestions?

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1. Re: Rhine Day Cruise in August

The Rhine River goes through Mainz, so you can take a stroll along the promenade to see it. There are more than enough sights in Mainz to keep you busy for a day.

The most scenic part of the Rhine valley starts at Bingen, west of Mainz. You could take a train from Mainz to Bingen (20-30 minutes), a boat to e.g. St. Goar (1.5 hours) and the train back to Mainz (about 1 hour).

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2. Re: Rhine Day Cruise in August

Thank you!

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