Frankfurt 6 to 7 hours Layover with chauffeured private vehicle
Drive on the left bank of the Rhine river passing Bingen and beautiful scenery up to Bacharach with a short stop en route to visit one of the local castles perched on the hills.
From there you embark for a 1 hour river cruise bringing you to Sankt Goarshausen on the other bank and where we meet again.
This stretch of the Rhine Valley is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and comprises romantic villages, pretty vineyards and medieval castles that frame the spectacular River Rhine in central Germany.
Our drive on the road will pass the world famous Loreley rocks and shortly before arriving in Rüdesheim we visit the Niederwalddenkmal or the "Germania" memorial offering splendid views from above the valley. Walk through the "Drosselgasse" and maybe taste the "Rüdesheimer cafe" one of the local specialties, enjoy a wine tasting or some shopping at the Käthe Wohlfahrt Christmas shop before returning to the Airport/Hotel.
Can be arranged for any groupsize amongst many other combinations. Please enquire.
Drive from Frankfurt to Bacharach am Rhine with castle visit and stop en route approx. 2h.
River cruise 1 hour up to St Goarshausen.
Drive to Rüdesheim 45 minutes and local visites (Germania memorial and town center) approx. 2 hours.
Return trip approx 1 hour.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Frankfurt Hotels or Airport Arrivals Level in either Terminal 1 or 2.
End location: Frankfurt Hotels/Airport or other agreed upon location.
Duration: 7 hours
For 3 passengers we use a car. If you are 4 to 5 people, we use a luxury Minibus Mercedes Viano (see what's extra section).
My services as a professional guide and chauffeur.
Visit of one castle along the Rhine.
Visit of the "Germania" memorial above Rüdesheim.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 euros - Per person if Wine tasting required, River cruise ca.2hours, lunch, any personal expenses, etc
If you are more than 3 persons, there is an additional charge for the Viano mini bus, please contact me for a customized tour that meets your needs.
Ticket for the cruise (approx 20 euros P/P).
Entrance to Museums and use of the chairlift in Rüdesheim if required.
Any personal expenses, shopping at Käthe Wohlfart, lunch, wine tasting...
In some museums and historical monuments the visit is only permitted within a group conducted by the staff of the place (or audio guide).
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We loved having Eric as our guide during our extended layover in Frankfort. He is as interesting, well and informed, passionate about his city, and very professional. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour especially our beautiful boat trip down the he Rhine.