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Rastatt is a Murg River (Rhine River) cruise port and town Germany's Baden-Wurttemberg state, with population around 60,000. The town is located on Murg River, approx 6 km (4 ml) to the north of its confluence with Rhine River. The nearest Rhine cruise port is the spa town Baden-Baden - approx 11 km (7 ml) to the south.
The town started to develop in the 18th century, remaining until 1771 the residence of Markgrafschaft Baden (Margraviate of Baden / 1112-1803) - a territory of the Holy Roman Empire (962-1806). Here were held the Treaty of Rastatt (1714) and Second Congress of Rastatt (1797-99). By the mid-19th-century, the town was heavily fortified and became one of Prussia's strongest fortresses. However, in 1890, all its fortifications were dismantled.
Town's current-day economy is marked by the Mercedes-Benz car factory opened here in 1997. As cruise port, Rastatt is included in the regular schedule of the German cruisetour company Phoenix Reisen. Next table shows Calypso and Switzerland ships' 9-day itinerary as ports sequence. Prices start from ~USD 1500 per person (double occupancy rates).
|Date / Time||Port|
|09 Jul 15:30||Departing from Dusseldorf, Germany|
|10 Jul||Loreley Rock (Rhine Gorge)|
|10 Jul 00:30 - 07:00||Konigswinter, Germany|
|10 Jul 13:00 - 15:30||Braubach, Marksburg, Germany|
|10 Jul 20:00 / 11 Jul - 06:00 (overnight)||Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany|
|11 Jul 13:00 - 13:15||Mannheim, Germany|
|11 Jul 15:30 - 18:30||Speyer, Germany|
|12 Jul 00:30 - 07:30||Rastatt, Germany|
|12 Jul 13:00 / 13 Jul - 05:00 (overnight)||Kehl-Strasbourg, Germany-France|
|13 Jul 13:00 / 14 Jul - 03:00 (overnight)||Breisach am Rhein, Germany|
|14 Jul 08:30 / 15 Jul - 12:30 (overnight)||Basel, Zurich, Switzerland|
|16 Jul 00:30 - 08:00||Iffezheim Lock, Germany|
|16 Jul 13:00 - 17:30||Worms, Germany|
|16 Jul 19:30 / 17 Jul - 05:00 (overnight)||Mainz, Germany|
|17 Jul 09:00 - 13:00||Sankt Goarshausen, St Goar, Germany|
|17 Jul 15:30 / 18 Jul - 03:00 (overnight)||Andernach, Germany|
|18 Jul 09:00||Arriving in Dusseldorf, Germany|
Port Rastatt 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 Rastatt, Germany. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.