Luxury Main River Cruises


Crossing the heart of central Germany, the Main is the ideal setting for luxury river cruises as it flows through a landscape of lush, rolling hillsides and charming medieval villages. The river is a 330-mile long route enveloped by natural beauty.

Luxury river cruise lines on the Main

Where to discover

Cruise through the charm and character of the Main river, exploring the hiking trails and historic wonders away from ordinary tourist trails. Begin in Frankfurt, where you can experience modern and financial districts combined with cosy taverns and riverside paths. Enjoy the distinctive food and drink culture here, sipping on apfelwein (Frankfurt’s answer to cider) and nibbling on the smoked sausage dish which shares the city’s name.

Since 1992, the river has been connected to the Danube via the 106-mile canal. This includes 16 locks, allowing river cruise ships to sail continually from the North Sea to the Black Sea, passing through 15 countries. This provides flexible river cruising, allowing guests to voyage along two rivers and experience several countries and cultural highlights along the way.

Traditional German character is easily accented on these waterways, seen in the architectural treasures and historic sites. No two journeys on the Main are ever alike, as they course through the German highlands and beyond.

Bamberg
Dominated by its imperial cathedral, Bamberg is a centre of power and picturesque architecture. This region is regarded as one Germany’s most attractive towns, with the Altstadt World Heritage Site and breweries cooking up the region´s famous smoked beer between the narrow medieval streets.
Frankfurt
A dynamic city, second only to Berlin, Frankfurt is the heart of Germany’s financial sector and is a thriving business hub. Between the skyline of skyscrapers and the tunnel of trade shows, peer into the charming museums and taverns, where you can uncover the history and sip an apfelwein or two.
Nuremberg
Nuremberg is to be enjoyed both day and night, from sunrise hitting the Kaiserburg in the mornings to the intense nightlife and beer as dark as coffee. The region is alive with visitors year-round, meaning it offers something for everyone, every time – more so during the holidays when it plays host to spectacular Christmas markets.

Main Luxury Voyages


Rhine Highlights on river Main Scenic River Cruises
Embarking from: Basel
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From: £1870
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Grand European Cruise on river Main Tauck
Embarking from: Amsterdam
From: £12500
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Classic Christmas Markets on river Main Uniworld River Cruises
Embarking from: Frankfurt
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From: £2339
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European Holiday Markets on river Main Uniworld River Cruises
Embarking from: Vienna
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From: £2339
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European Jewels on river Main Uniworld River Cruises
Embarking from: Budapest
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From: £6699
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Rhine Holiday Markets on river Main Uniworld River Cruises
Embarking from: Cologne
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From: £2469
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Amsterdam & Budapest by Riverboat on river Main Tauck
Embarking from: Amsterdam
From: £5535
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Ultimate European Journey on river Main Uniworld River Cruises
Embarking from: Bucharest
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From: £8599
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Grand Europe on river Main Crystal Cruises
Embarking from: Amsterdam
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From: £6128
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Christmas Markets on river Main Scenic River Cruises
Embarking from: Budapest
From: £3569
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Grand Christmas & New Year's on river Main Uniworld River Cruises
Embarking from: Nuremberg
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From: £4999
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Danube Christmas Markets on river Main Scenic River Cruises
Embarking from: Nuremberg
From: £1869
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Christmas Wonderland on river Main Scenic River Cruises
Embarking from: Amsterdam
From: £4669
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Christmas on the Rhine on river Main Scenic River Cruises
Embarking from: Amsterdam
From: £4795
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Alluring Amsterdam & Vienna on river Main Uniworld River Cruises
Embarking from: Vienna
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From: £5099
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Authentic Danube & Prague on river Main Uniworld River Cruises
Embarking from: Vienna
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From: £2564
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Legendary Rhine on river Main Crystal Cruises
Embarking from: Basel
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From: £2315
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