Time is now 8/7/2020, 4:19:38 AM
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In
  • Find a Cruise
  • Deals
  • Excursions
  • More

Cruises to Bernkastel-Kues

Bernkastel-Kues (Photo:panoglobe/Shutterstock)
Bernkastel-Kues (Photo:panoglobe/Shutterstock)

About Bernkastel-Kues

If you're looking for European quaintness, it's hard to do better than the pretty German town of Bernkastel. Located in the heart of Moselle wine country, Bernkastel specializes in dry white whites made from the Riesling grape; if you think all German wines are sweet, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the quality in this area.

Even if you don't like wine, Bernkastel provides a pleasant stop. The old town is full of half-timbered buildings from the Middle Ages, including the Town Hall, which dates back to 1608. There are also cafes and restaurants for people watching or a late lunch, as well as shops for souvenirs. Those seeking a nice walk can go up the hill to the ruins of Castle Landshut, which offers nice views of the valley; there's also a shuttle bus from the village. If your riverboat has bikes onboard, there's a path along the river for riding. Finally, Bernkastel is occasionally used as a jumping-off point for day trips to Trier or Luxembourg.

Find Bernkastel-Kues Cruises

Any
Any
More Filters
DAY 1: Amsterdam

11 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Cologne, Lahnstein ...
see more
Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices
DAY 1: Basel

10 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Basel
Visiting:
Breisach, Strasbourg ...
see more
Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices
DAY 1: Amsterdam

10 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Dusseldorf, Koblenz ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Crystal River Cruises
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices
DAY 1: Basel

10 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Basel
Visiting:
Breisach, Strasbourg ...
see more
Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices
Free Price Drop Alerts
Get tomorrow's price drops
250,000+ people have entered their email
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Cruise Critic Favorite

11 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Cologne, Lahnstein ...
see more
Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

11 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Baden-Baden
Visiting:
Strasbourg, Speyer ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

14 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Antwerp, Veere ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Scenic
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

14 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Antwerp, Veere ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Scenic
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

9 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Strasbourg
Visiting:
Speyer, Cochem ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

11 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Frankfurt
Visiting:
Cochem, Trier ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

18 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Antwerp, Veere ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Scenic
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

9 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Frankfurt
Visiting:
Cochem, Trier ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

9 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Strasbourg
Visiting:
Speyer, Cochem ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

7 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Cologne
Visiting:
Cochem, Trier ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Riviera Travel
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

7 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Cologne
Visiting:
Cochem, Trier ...
see more
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

14 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Antwerp, Veere ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Scenic
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

14 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Antwerp, Veere ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Scenic
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

11 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Cologne, Lahnstein ...
see more
Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices
Cruise Critic Favorite

10 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Basel
Visiting:
Breisach, Strasbourg ...
see more
Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

11 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Baden-Baden
Visiting:
Strasbourg, Speyer ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

10 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Basel
Visiting:
Breisach, Strasbourg ...
see more
Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

11 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Cologne, Lahnstein ...
see more
Cruise Line:
AmaWaterways
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

9 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Frankfurt
Visiting:
Cochem, Trier ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

9 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Strasbourg
Visiting:
Speyer, Cochem ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices
Free Price Drop Alerts
Get tomorrow's price drops
250,000+ people have entered their email
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

11 Night
Cruise to Bernkastel-Kues

Leaving:
Frankfurt
Visiting:
Cochem, Trier ...
see more
Cruise Line:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Get Price Alerts
No prices currently available for this sailing.

Please try a different departure date.
View Cruise Info
  • Itinerary
  • Ship Details
  • Reviews
  • View All Prices

Why go to Bernkastel-Kues?

Pros:

Oenophiles visiting historic Bernkastel-Kues will enjoy being in the heart of the Moselle wine region

Cons:

Unless you're content imbibing and people-watching, you might not be able to fill a whole day here

Bottom Line:

Bernkastel-Kues is a beautiful, traditional town in which to while away several hours

Currency & Best Way to Get Money?

Germany uses the euro. ATMs are available throughout the town.

Language?

The language in Bernkastel is German, but most people in the tourist trade speak English.

Where You're Docked?

River cruise ships may dock on either the Bernkastel or the Kues side of the Moselle. If you're on the Bernkastel side, the Martkplatz is less than a five-minute walk from where the boats tie up. If you're in Kues, you can take a taxi or walk across the suspension bridge over to Bernkastel.


Bernkastel-Kues Cruise Reviews

801Jeff
Sail Date: Sep 2019
Yet another beautiful village along the Moselle.... Read More
Avalon Imagery II
hcross888
Sail Date: Aug 2019
Beautiful old houses. Wish we could have spent more time here.... Read More
Scenic Ruby
bugsandmatches
Sail Date: May 2019
Walked in the town Lots of narrow winding streets and very Bavarian architechture... Read More
Scenic Ruby
Mona.sedleski
Sail Date: May 2019
This was one of the most interesting and educational tours.... Read More
Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.