MS Esmeralda 
Bamberg - Miltenberg - Bamberg

There are the fabulous Spessart and some nice historic towns along the Main. The delighfull vineyards of the Frankenland are a high constrast to the big woods. The nature park “Haßberge” and some neat market towns await you along the way.

6 x nights/ 7 days

Sightseeing tours

D, A, SK, H

from € 598.- / 6 x nights with full board, several city tours and much more


Dates 2022

High Season:
Saturday, 28th May - Friday, 3rd June*
Friday, 3rd June - Turesday 9th June*
Thuesday 21st June - Monday 27th June*
Saturday, 13th August - Friday, 19th August
Firday, 19th August - Turesday 25th August

Low Season:
Thursday, 9th June - Wednesday, 15th June*
Wednesday 15th June - Thuesday, 21st June*
Thursday, 25th August - Wednesday, 31st August
Wednesday, 31st August - Thuesday, 6th September
Thuesday, 6th September - Monday, 12th September

The day of arrival determines the season.

*not available.

Implementation guarantee for the dates August 13th to September 6th, as the minimum number of participants has already been reached.

Booking restrictions

Not available:

High Season:
28th May: ODE, HDE
3rd June: HDE
21st June: ODE, HDE
13th August: all decks
19th August: HDE

Low Season:
9th June: HDE
15th June: ODE, HD, HDE
25th August: ODE, HD, HDE
31st August: HDE
6th September: HDE

OD = upper deck
ODE = upper deck ECO
HD = main deck
HDE = main deck ECO


The ship has been constructed in Tangermünde and has been refurbished in 2011. It is 90 m long 11,2 m wide and has a draught of 1,3 m with 1.250 tonnes of water displacement.
The maschine has got 1.630 horse power driving power in two independent main maschines, with two propellers and one bow thruster. This is responsible for a gently cruising experience.

25 Crew-Members are talking german and dutch. Payable on Bord is in Euro.
You find 58 outside cabines on three decks with a size of 9,5 m² equiped with Shower/WC, Panorama-Window (openable), an individual air condition,
2 seperate Groundbeds (Twins), Sat-TV, Telephone and Safe.
On the Sun Deck you find a big recreational area with sunbeds and partially with sun protection. Smoking is only allowed on specific signed spots. In the tasteful Welcome Area you find the Reception.

The Restaurant with a wonderful Flair for all 116 passengers and the Panorama-Bar with live music in the evening.
There is an Elevator which leads to the Main- and Upper Deck and a wheelchair lift to the Sun Deck. The Sun Deck welcomes you for relaxing hours in the sundbeds and a glassed area behind the wheelhouse.


Corona Restrictions

In regard to possible new increasing corona cases, we can only accept vaccinated people on board on our cruises with the MS Esmeralda 2022.
On board, the mask requirement is then completely omitted.
(Subject to change according to official instructions)
In addition, perfected hygiene precautions, such as comprehensive disinfection measures, are carried out regularly.


Technical Information

Capacity passengers 126
Number of cabins 58
Crewmembers 25
Length 90 m
Width 11,2 m
Draught 1,3 m
Size cabins circa 9,5 m2
Number of decks 3


1st day, individual Arrival to Bamberg
Public underground Parking (approx. € 54,- per week payable on the spot, about 750 m to the landing). Welcome Dinner on Bord. „Cast off“ at 7 pm.

2nd day, Volkach - Würzburg (61 km)
Passing the Vineyards and reaching the historic Kitzingen (Castle, view of place, Falterturm); further to the more narrow valley to Würzburg with the old bridge over the Main. It offers a view to the Fortress, Residence and the Town Hall.

3rd day, Würzburg – Lohr am Main (57 km)
Bike tour from Würzburg, where the vineyards are slowly disappearing and the landscape is getting more and more dark green because of the woods. You are arriving in Karlstadt (Castle „Karlsburg“, picturesque Old Town) and further to the neaty Lohr am Main.

4th day, Miltenberg – Marktheidenfeld (57 km)
Passing Wertheim with its graceful Framework and the twisty Old Town, you are reaching the day goal Marktheidenfeld with its historic Old Town with its picturesque streets (Church
St. Laurentius, baroque Franck-House).

5th day, Marktheidenfeld – Karlstadt (48 km)
You are biking on flat ways to the magical Lohr with its castle, the Bayersturm (landmark of Lohr), medieval Suburb (Fischermen’s quater, Town Wall) and the church St. Michael. Further
you are biking gently to the three-river-town Gemünden and the day goal Karlstadt. Hint for active travelers: Bike tour to the Franconian Saale Cycle path (+ 24 km).

6th day, Haßfurt – Bamberg (35 km)
Bike tour to Zeil at the Main passing the pilgrimage church „Maria Limbach“ to Bamberg which is known as the franconian rome (UNESCO world heritage).

7th day, Disembarkation
till 10.30 am.

In the map you will find the route of the cruise.

Price per person

Cabintype LOW SEASON
price per person
price per person
2-Bed cabin main deck  ECO
ground beds/ panorama window
€ 598.- € 625.-
2-Bed cabin main deck
ground beds/ panorama window
€ 785.- € 825.-
2-Bed cabin upper deck ECO
ground beds/ panorama window
€ 785.- € 825.-
2-Bed cabin upper deck
ground beds/ panorama window
€ 1,020.- € 1,070.-


  • Bike & Boat Cruise Bamberg – Miltenberg – Bamberg with 6 x full board in the booked
  • double cabin shower/WC/Tel/Safe/Air-condition
  • daily breakfast buffet
  • daily 3-course lunch or lunch-package for the bike tour
  • daily afternoon coffee/tea
  • daily 4-course dinner
  • 2 beverages per person and day for dinner (beer 0,25 l/ wine 0,19 l or soft drink)
  • All port fees
  • Rental bike incl. Saddle bag (7 gears pedal brake or 21 gear free-wheel)
  • Tour guide and daily personal tour-information
  • Detailed route descriptions & maps as well as GPS data for the route
  • Music on Bord

Please note: no discount, if a service is not used.

Supplement E-Bike (with saddle bag / 8 gear free wheel) +  € 100.-
surcharges for single cabin usage in % on the base price
+ 50 % on the tour price Single-use of cabin on the main deck ECO
is free of charge.


Children dicscount

2 Kids till 14,9 years in the cabin next door to the parents 25 %


Your contact person

Jaqueline Antosch
Tel: (+43) 0732-2080-5902
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