Nienburg-Weser (Nienburg an der Weser) is a Weser River cruise port and town in Germany's Lower Saxony state (Nienburg district), with population around 30,000. The town is located approx 55 km (34 mi) southeast of Bremen and approx 45 km (28 mi) northwest of Hannover (state's capital). The river travel distance between Nienburg and Stolzenau is 18 km (11 mi), the road distance is 22 km (14 mi).
Weser River has length 452 km (281 mi), flows through 6 German states (Bremen, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Thuringia, Hesse), passes through 3 major cities (Bremen, Bremerhaven, Nordenham) and empties into the North Sea.
Nienburg an der Weser is also on the Deutsche Fachwerkstrasse (German Timber-Frame Road) - 3000 km (1870 mi) long tourist route from Elbe River (north) to Bodensee (Lake Constance / south) featuring numerous large cities and smaller picturesque towns with the traditional for Germany timber-framed houses. The tourist route is divided into 7 sections and runs through 6 states - Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, Hesse, Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg.
The town was founded in the late-10th-century (as Negenborg / New Castle) and received city rights in the early-13th-century following the establishment of Grafschaft Hoya (County of Hoya / 1202-1582) - a state of the Holy Roman Empire (962-1806). In the period 1582-1866 the city was ruled by Herzogtum Braunschweig-Luneburg (Duchy/1235-1806).
As cruise port, Nienburg is included in the schedules of some of Europe's largest river cruise companies - CroisiEurope (ships Victor Hugo and Mona Lisa) and Nicko Cruises (ship Frederic Chopin). Next tables show some of the Nienburg-visiting cruisetour itineraries as ports sequences and prices per person (double occupancy rates).
(CroisiEurope) 11-day itinerary between homeports Berlin and Amsterdam, from ~USD 1800 pp
|Date / Time||Port|
|24 Jun 18:00 / 25 Jun / 26 Jun 12:00 (overnight)||Departing from Berlin, Germany|
|26 Jun 14:00||Potsdam, Germany|
|26 Jun 22:30 / 27 Jun 06:00 (overnight)||Wusterwitz, Germany|
|27 Jun 14:00 / 28 Jun 05:30 (overnight)||Magdeburg, Germany|
|28 Jun 08:00||Rothensee Boat Lift|
|28 Jun 17:00||Wolfsburg, Germany|
|29 Jun 08:00||Hannover, Germany|
|29 Jun 13:00||Minden-Weser, Germany|
|29 Jun 20:30 / 30 Jun 08:30 (overnight)||Nienburg-Weser, Germany|
|30 Jun 11:30||Hoya, Germany|
|30 Jun 17:30 / 01 Jul 11:45 (overnight)||Bremen, Germany|
|01 Jul 16:00||Oldenburg, Germany|
|01 Jul 18:30 / 02 Jul 08:00 (overnight)||Kusten Canal|
|02 Jul 12:45||Papenburg, Germany|
|02 Jul 16:00||Delfzijl, Holland|
|02 Jul 18:30 / 03 Jul 06:00 (overnight)||Groningen, Holland|
|03 Jul 21:30 / 04 Jul / 05 Jul 09:00 (overnight)||Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland|
(Nicko Cruises) 12-day itinerary between homeports Amsterdam and Berlin, from ~USD 2700 pp
|Date / Time||Port|
|06 Aug / 07 Aug - 11:00 (overnight)||Departing from Amsterdam, Holland|
|07 Aug 15:00 - 17:30||Alkmaar, Holland|
|07 Aug 21:30 / 08 Aug - 03:00 (overnight)||Den Helder, Holland|
|08 Aug||Groningen, Holland|
|08 Aug 09:00 - 13:00||Lemmer, Holland|
|09 Aug - 11:30||Groningen, Holland|
|09 Aug 19:00 / 10 Aug - 12:00 (overnight)||Leer, Germany|
|10 Aug 14:00 - 19:00||Papenburg, Germany|
|10 Aug 22:00 / 11 Aug - 06:00 (overnight)||Dorpen, Germany|
|11 Aug 13:30 - 13:45||Oldenburg, Germany|
|11 Aug 21:00 / 12 Aug - 12:00 (overnight)||Bremen, Germany|
|12 Aug 21:00 / 13 Aug - 05:30 (overnight)||Nienburg-Weser, Germany|
|13 Aug 13:00 - 16:30||Minden-Weser, Germany|
|13 Aug 23:30 / 14 Aug - 09:00 (overnight)||Hannover, Germany|
|14 Aug 13:00 - 13:30||Peine, Germany|
|14 Aug 21:30 / 15 Aug - 05:00 (overnight)||Calvorde, Germany|
|15 Aug 17:00 / 16 Aug - 09:00 (overnight)||Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany|
|16 Aug 13:00 - 17:30||Potsdam, Germany|
|16 Aug 19:30 / 17 Aug (overnight)||Arriving in Berlin, Germany|
Port Nienburg-Weser 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 Nienburg-Weser, Germany. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|18 June, 2021|