Kehl-Strasbourg (Germany-France)

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Kehl-Strasbourg cruise port

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2020-11-27 01:49

min: 36 °F (2 °C) / max: 48 °F (9 °C) 38°F
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Min / Max Temperature48 °F / 9 °C
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Kehl is a Rhine River cruise port and town in Germany's Baden-Wurttemberg state, with population around 35,000. The town is directly opposite to Strasbourg - the capital and largest city in France's Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine region. Strasbourg has population around 280,000 (metro around 780,000) ranking it France's 9th largest.

Strasbourg France

In 1988, the historic downtown (Grande Ile / Grand Island) was designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Though violently argued throughout history, the city has been a cultural bridge between Germany and France for centuries. University of Strasbourg is France's 2nd largest. Strasbourg Grand Mosque (inaugurated in 2012) is France's largest Islamic place of worship. The city is also famous for its Gothic Cathedral with astronomical clock, the medieval cityscape (timber-framed buildings, particularly in district Petite France). City's economy is based on engineering and manufacturing, as well as transportation (rail, road and river).

Strasbourg (France) river cruise port

Strasbourg is the seat of a number of European institutions, including the Council of Europe (with the European Court of Human Rights, European Directorate for Quality of Medicines and European Audiovisual Observatory) and Eurocorps, as well as the European Ombudsman of the EU and the European Parliament. The city is also the seat of Central Commission for Navigation on Rhine and International Institute of Human Rights.

Kehl Germany

Kehl is a Rhine River cruise port in Germany's Baden-Wurttemberg state, with population around 35,000. The town is directly opposite to Strasbourg France.

Kehl (Germany) river cruise port

Between 1842-1847, in Kehl was constructed the first port facility (built and managed by Baden State Railway Administration). The first railway bridge was built in 1861, thus establishing the first-ever direct connection Paris-Vienna, with trains changed over in Kehl.

After WW1 (1914-1918), under Treaty of Versailles (article 65), Kehl Harbor (port) was given to France for 7 years to prevent possible German attacks on Strasbourg. During WW2 (1939-1945), after the Battle of France (aka Fall of France / May 10 through June 25, 1940), Kehl became Strasbourg's suburb. After the war, all German citizens were expelled. In 1953, the town was returned to Germany and the refugees returned.

Kehl train station is near Pont de l'Europe (Europe Bridge) connecting directly with Strasbourg. Bus line 21 and a tram also connect both cities.

Kehl-Strasbourg cruise terminal

Cruise ships to Strasbourg France dock in Kehl Germany. The port of Strasbourg is the 2nd largest on Rhine after Duisburg, Germany.

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

1 November, 2020
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Leonard de Vinci08:00
1 November, 2020
Mystic Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Rhein Melodie11:0022:00
4 November, 2020
Scylla Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Oscar Wilde
5 November, 2020
Mystic Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Rhein Symphonie04:0019:00
11 November, 2020
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaStella

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