Kehl is a Rhine River cruise port in Germany. The town has population around 35,000 and is located in Baden-Wurttemberg (southwestern Germany). It is on the river, directly opposite the city of Strasbourg (France).
Between 1842-1847, the first port facility was created in Kehl by Baden State Railway Administration. The first railway bridge was built in 1861, and the first direct connection out of Paris to Vienna was established. The locomotives were being changed over in Kehl.
After the World War I, under article 65 of Treaty of Versailles, Kehl harbour was placed under French administration for 7 years to prevent possible German attacks on Strasbourg, the opposite newly French town.
During the World War II, after the Battle of France, the town of Kehl was turned into Strasbourg's suburb. After the war, the citizens were expelled from Kehl. In 1953 the city was returned to Federal Republic of Germany.The refugees returned.
Kehl train station is near the bridge Pont de l'Europe, that connects directly Kehl and Strasbourg. Bus line 21 also connects both cities' train stations, as well as a direct tram link.
The Kehl cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Kehl, Germany.
If you lose the Kehl location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Kehl cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Kehl, Germany. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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