Heidelberg (Germany Baden-Wurttemberg)

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Heidelberg cruise port

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Local Time
2022-05-19 05:24

min: 57 °F (13 °C) / max: 84 °F (30 °C) 59°F
15.2°C
Wind: 103°/ 2.4 m/s  Gust: 2.5 m/sWind: 103°/ 2.4 m/s  Gust: 2.5 m/sLight breeze
2.4 m/s
Min / Max Temperature84 °F / 30 °C
57 °F / 14 °C
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Heidelberg is a Neckar River/Rhine River cruise port and city in Germany's Baden-Wurttemberg state (Rhine-Neckar metro region, Urban district). By population (around 150,000), the city is ranked state's 5th-largest - after Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Mannheim, Freiburg im Breisgau. Neckar River flows into Rhine River approx 22 km (14 mi) northwest (in Mannheim).

Heidelberg (Germany)

Among town's best-known landmarks are Heidelberg University (Germany's oldest), Heidelberg Castle, Old Town (baroque-style architecture), Philosophenweg (Philosophers' Walk), churches, Carl Bosch Museum, Deutsches Verpackungsmuseum (packing and wrapping goods), Kurpfalzisches Museum (Roman archeological artifacts).

Heidelberg (Germany) river cruise port

Altstadt (Old Town) is on the river's south bank and dominated by Heidelberg Castle's ruins above the river (on Konigstuhl hill's steep slopes). Hauptstrasse (Main Street) has length approx 2 km (1 mi) running Altstadt's entire length.

The city's current-day economy is heavily based on service industries, including tourism, as annually the city attracts over 3,5 million tourists. Printing and publishing are other major industries. Largest employers are Walldorf (IT center) and SAP (software corporation). Here are also the headquarters of HeidelbergCement AG (DAX-listed corporation, currently ranked the world's largest producer of construction aggregates, 2nd-largest in cement and 3rd-largest in ready-mixed concrete).

Through western Heidelberg runs Bundesautobahn 5 (highway) connecting to Frankfurt am Main (north) and Karlsruhe (south). Bundesautobahn 656 starts west of the town and connects to Mannheim. Both highways meet at the city's intersection. B656 connects to B6 at the Mannheim intersection (towards Stuttgart). Bundesstrasse 3 (Frankfurt-Karlsruhe) also runs through the city (north-south), while east-west runs Bundesstrasse 37 (Mannheim-Eberbach). Both intersect at Bismarckplatz (in downtown). Bundesautobahn 535 starts in the south and connects to Schwetzingen. Hauptbahnhof (Central Train Station) is on the Rhine Valley Railway served by InterCityExpress (high-speed trains) and by Euro City trains.

As cruise port, Heidelberg is regularly included in the schedules of Europe's largest river cruise companies, among which Viking, Avalon Waterways, CroisiEurope, Scylla (Tauck, Riviera Travel), Nicko.

(Viking) 7-day itinerary between homeports Basel and Amsterdam

Date / TimePort
01 Jun 01:00 - 21:00Departing from Basel-Zurich, Switzerland
02 JunBreisach am Rhein
03 JunKehl-Strasbourg, Germany-France
04 JunHeidelberg
04 JunRudesheim am Rhein
05 JunKoblenz
06 JunCologne/Koln
07 JunKinderdijk, Holland
08 Jun 02:00Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland

(Avalon) 7-day itinerary between homeports Amsterdam and Basel, prices from ~USD 2400 pp

Date / TimePort
25-26 Jun (overnight)Departing from Amsterdam
27 JunCologne/Koln
28 JunKoblenz
28 JunRhine Gorge
28 JunRudesheim am Rhein
29 JunMainz
29 JunHeidelberg
30 JunKehl-Strasbourg, Germany-France
01 JulBreisach am Rhein
02 JulArriving in Basel-Zurich, Switzerland

(CroisiEurope) 8-day itinerary between homeports Kehl and Remich, prices from ~USD 1400 pp

Date / TimePort
09 Jun 17:00Departing from Kehl-Strasbourg, Germany-France
10 Jun 02:00Mannheim
10 Jun 12:00 / 11 Jun 06:00 - 06:00 (overnight)Heidelberg
11 Jun 14:00Mainz
11 Jun 22:00 / 12 Jun 11:00 - 11:00 (overnight)Frankfurt am Main
12 Jun 17:00 / 13 Jun 07:00 - 07:00 (overnight)Rudesheim am Rhein
13 Jun 10:30Koblenz
13 Jun 18:00 / 14 Jun 12:00 - 12:00 (overnight)Cochem
15 Jun 01:00Trier
15 Jun 16:00Saarburg
16 Jun 07:00 - 07:00Luxembourg City
16 Jun 12:00 / 17 Jun 09:00 - 09:00 (overnight)Arriving in Remich, Luxembourg

Port Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg, Germany Baden-Wurttemberg. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
1 May, 2022
Sunday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Leonard de Vinci12:0020:15
2 May, 2022
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Alsvin
3 May, 2022
Tuesday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Sky
3 May, 2022
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Idi
3 May, 2022
Tuesday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Luna
3 May, 2022
Tuesday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Leonard de Vinci12:0006:00
12 May, 2022
Thursday
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS George Eliot
15 May, 2022
Sunday
Mystic Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Casanova12:0019:00
17 May, 2022
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Idi
17 May, 2022
Tuesday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Luna
17 May, 2022
Tuesday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Lafayette12:0018:00
18 May, 2022
Wednesday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Destiny
19 May, 2022
Thursday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Switzerland12:0003:00
21 May, 2022
Saturday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Pearl
22 May, 2022
Sunday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Jade
23 May, 2022
Monday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Luna
24 May, 2022
Tuesday
Emerald Cruises Cruises cruise lineEmerald Destiny
27 May, 2022
Friday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Lafayette11:0017:00
29 May, 2022
Sunday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Pearl
30 May, 2022
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Alsvin
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