Lauffen am Neckar (Germany Baden-Wurttemberg)

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Lauffen am Neckar cruise port

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2023-03-27 22:55

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Lauffen is a Neckar River/Rhine River cruise port and town in Germany's Baden-Wurttemberg state (Heilbronn district) with population around 12,000. The town is approx 9 km (6 mi) southwest of Heilbronn (state's 6th-largest city with a population of around 125,000) and approx 50 km (31 mi) north of Stuttgart (state's capital city).

Lauffen am Neckar (Germany) river cruise port

Lauffen am Neckar is best-known for its premium wine "Lauffener Katzenbeisser Schwarzriesling". Among the most famous tourist attractions are Town Hall and Museum (11th-century castle), Regiswindiskirche (13th-century church), Regiswindiskapelle (late-19th-century chapel), Wurttemberg Landgraben (defensive moat), Grabengasse (moat lane) and downtown's historic buildings (18th-century), Stadtle's timber-framed houses (15th-century), Heilbronner Tor (13th-century city gate), Gefangnisturm (18th-century tower), Landturm (tower), Martinskirche (13th-century church).

Lauffen's current-day economy is largely based on winemaking as the town produces annually over 6 million liters of wine with an estimated ~EUR 22 million in sales. The wine cooperative includes around 600 members and covers an area of approx 570 hectares (5,7 km2)The Katzenbeisser-branded wines are top-quality. Wurttemberg region's winemaking industry is also represented at the annual wine festival Weinkonigin (Wine Queen).


As a cruise port, Lauffen is included in the schedule of Nicko Cruises riverboat Casanova (2001-built). The next table shows the ship's 7-day itinerary between homeports Stuttgart and Saarbrucken. Prices start from ~USD 1900 pp (double occupancy).

Date / TimePort
17 Aug 18:30Departing from Stuttgart, Germany
17 Aug 22:00 / 18 Aug - 12:30 (overnight)Ludwigsburg, Germany
18 Aug 16:30 / 19 Aug - 05:30 (overnight)Lauffen, Germany
19 Aug 10:00 / 20 Aug - 05:00 (overnight)Bad Wimpfen, Germany
20 Aug 15:00 - 21:00Heidelberg, Germany
21 Aug 03:30 - 11:00Mainz, Germany
21 Aug 16:00 - 19:00Koblenz, Germany
21 Aug 23:45 / 22 Aug - 05:00 (overnight)Treis-Karden, Germany
22 Aug 15:00 - 23:59Bernkastel-Kues, Germany
23 Aug 07:00 - 13:00Riol, Germany
23 Aug 23:00 / 24 Aug - 06:00 (overnight)Saarlouis, Germany
24 Aug 09:30Arriving in Saarbrucken, Germany

Port Lauffen am Neckar 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 Lauffen am Neckar, 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.

30 March, 2023
Mystic Cruises Cruises cruise lineMS Casanova14:0005:00

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