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Lahnstein is a Lahn River (Rhine River) cruise port and town in Germany's Rhineland-Palatinate state, with population around 18,000. The town is at the confluence of the rivers Lahn and Rhine, and located approx 6 km (4 ml) south of Koblenz. The town was created in 1969 as merger of two independent towns - Oberlahnstein and Niederlahnstein.
Town's current-day economy is largely based on tourism and recreatin, with several large spa facilities and thermal baths. Due to its strategic location on the Rhine River, during the Middle Ages, the town was heavily fortified. Among its best-known attractions is the Lahneck Castle (above Oberlahnstein) built in the mid-13th-century as a residence of Mainz's Archbishop-Electors (aka Kurmainz - one of the most influential states of the Holy Roman Empire / 800-1806 AD). Other landmarks include Martinsburg Castle (in Oberlahnstein), Allerheiligenbergkapelle (church), Johanneskloster (St John's Abbey), St Barbara Kirche (14th-century church), Wirtshaus an der Lahn (17th-century inn/tavern), Friedrichssegen (former mining village, approx 5 km east from downtown). Lahnstein is also a well-known destination for climbing and hiking.
As cruise port, Lahnstein is often included in the schedule of one of the world's largest river cruise companies - AmaWaterways. Company's 2019 itinerary program with calls at Lahnstein included ships AmaSerena, AmaDante, AmaPrima, AmaKristina, AmaViola, AmaStella. Next tables show two of the itineraries as call port sequences.
7-day itinerary Basel to Amsterdam (prices from ~USD 2800 pp)
|Date / Time||Port|
|05 Oct||Departing from Basel, Switzerland|
|06 Oct||Breisach am Rhein, Germany|
|07 Oct||Kehl-Strasbourg, Germany-France|
|08 Oct||Ludwigshafen, Germany|
|08 -09 Oct (overnight)||Rudesheim, Germany|
|09 Oct||Rhine Gorge, Germany|
|09 Oct||Lahnstein, Germany|
|10 Oct||Cologne, Germany|
|11-12 Oct (overnight)||Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland|
7-day itinerary Luxembourg to Basel (prices from ~USD 3450 pp)
|Date / Time||Port|
|04 Jul||Departing from Luxembourg City|
|05 Jul||Trier, Germany|
|05 Jul||Bernkastel-Kues, Germany|
|06 Jul||Cochem, Germany|
|06 Jul||Lahnstein, Germany|
|07 Jul||Rhine Gorge, Germany|
|07 Jul||Rudesheim, Germany|
|08 Jul||Ludwigshafen, Germany|
|09 Jul||Kehl-Strasbourg, Germany-France|
|10 Jul||Breisach am Rhein, Germany|
|10-11 Jul (overnight)||Arriving in Basel, Switzerland|
Port Lahnstein 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 Lahnstein, Germany. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|1 July, 2019|
|4 July, 2019|
|6 July, 2019|
|24 July, 2019|
|25 July, 2019|
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