Ludwigshafen am Rhein (Germany)

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Ludwigshafen am Rhein cruise port

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Europe Rivers

Local Time
2020-08-05 21:38

min: 61 °F (15 °C) / max: 83 °F (29 °C) 73°F
23°C
Wind: 121°/ 2.9 m/s  Gust: 4.6 m/sWind: 121°/ 2.9 m/s  Gust: 4.6 m/sLight breeze
2.9 m/s
Min / Max Temperature83 °F / 29 °C
61 °F / 16 °C
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Ludwigshafen is a Rhine River cruise port and city in Germany's Rhineland-Palatinate state, with a population of around 170,000. The city is on the Rhine and opposite Mannheim. Mannheim, Heidelberg, and Ludwigshafen form Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar (metro population around 2,4 million).

Ludwigshafen am Rhein (Germany) river cruise port

The city's largest industries are chemical (including BASF - world's largest chemical company), shipping (a huge harbor port handling various cargoes, and raw materials for BASF), engineering (mechanical and electrical), IT, brewery (Mayerbruu Oggersheim). Ludwigshafen has no airport but has great connections to the airports of Speyer, Worms, Mannheim, and Frankfurt (~1-hour drive). The city is well-connected to Germany's Autobahn/highway system, including A-650 (west-east), A-61 (north-south), A-6, A-65, B-9.

The city is also known for its large-sized nature parks, including Ebertpark, Stadtpark, Riedsaumpark, Friesenpark, Pfingstweide, Mundenheim.

As cruise port, Ludwigshafen 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 Ludwigshafen included ships AmaSerena, AmaDante, AmaPrima, AmaKristina, AmaViola, AmaStella. The next tables show two of the itineraries as call port sequences.

7-day itinerary Basel to Amsterdam (prices from ~USD 2800 pp)

Date / TimePort
05 OctDeparting from Basel, Switzerland
06 OctBreisach am Rhein, Germany
07 OctKehl-Strasbourg, Germany-France
08 OctLudwigshafen, Germany
08 -09 Oct (overnight)Rudesheim, Germany
09 OctRhine Gorge, Germany
09 OctLahnstein, Germany
10 OctCologne, Germany
11-12 Oct (overnight)Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland

7-day itinerary Luxembourg to Basel (prices from ~USD 3450 pp)

Date / TimePort
04 JulDeparting from Luxembourg City
05 JulTrier, Germany
05 JulBernkastel-Kues, Germany
06 JulCochem, Germany
06 JulLahnstein, Germany
07 JulRhine Gorge, Germany
07 JulRudesheim, Germany
08 JulLudwigshafen, Germany
09 JulKehl-Strasbourg, Germany-France
10 JulBreisach am Rhein, Germany
10-11 Jul (overnight)Arriving in Basel, Switzerland
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