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Rhine Falls

Mainau Island

Swiss Family Fun

This family-friendly trip takes us to the alpine haven of Switzerland, along the pristine shores of Lake Constance to the magical Island of Mainau!  Here you can freely explore the bounty of botanical wonders found in the tropical gardens, including a butterfly house, playgrounds, petting zoo, castle, chapel and more.  Enjoy a family picnic brought from home or sample the culinary delights found throughout the island’s restaurants, cafes and bakeries.  This year's garden theme, "Flowering Water & Floating Gardens" starts a culinary journey in to mythological water worlds and beginning in July, Menus in honor of Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea will be offered. 

After enjoying the island, our Swiss adventure continues to Stein am Rhein, one of Switzerland’s most charming medieval towns.  The rich history here dates back over 1000 years, which and can be felt in the town’s incredible atmosphere and seen in the painted facades and half-timbered buildings.   The shores of the upper Rhine River set against the backdrop of gentle alpine foothills, framed by gracious vistas of open fields and nested forests give Stein am Rhine the unique, unspoiled natural beauty of a storybook Swiss village.

The grand finale of the day is a visit to the stunning Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen am Rhine, Europe’s largest waterfall.  The water here pounds down a massive rocky outcrop, in a fury of mist and thunder, cascading into the river to create a magnificent sight not common in Europe. The falls stand 75 feet high, 490 feet wide and pass an average flow of 8800 cubic feet per second!  Relax and enjoy the spectacle from various vantage points on shore or get a closer look by purchasing a ticket to ride the ferry boat that takes you right to the base of the falls.

Special COVID Requirements for this Country

This country requires COVID-19 vaccination certificates in QR code format which can be obtained from any German Apotheke . If you are unfamiliar with how to complete this procedure please see the article below or contact us for assistance.

Obtaining QR Code / EU Digital Certificate Info

Special Note About Travel Documents

Travelers on RTT tours must be in possession of a Blue US Tourist Passport. Nationalities traveling with a non US Tourist Passport must check with the respective consulates and ensure they have the appropriate travel documents required to enter all countries the tour visits and travels through.

Important Notice

  • First Come First Serve
  • Adults must be fully vaccinated or provide letter of recovery.
  • Children 6-16 years old required to provide negative COVID-19 test that is valid through the scheduled tour end / return time, children under 6 years not permitted.  Passengers 17 years and older must be vaccinated.
  • Masks must be worn on bus
  • Bookings accepted by
    ONLY BY PHONE Mon - Fri 0900 - 1630
  • Covid-19: Tour is operated in accordance with the latest ordinance of the State of  Rhineland Pfalz.  See additional travel restrictions and procedures that apply to this trip at bottom of page.

Booking Details

 Prices

  • Є99 Adults & Youths 12 and Up

  • Є89 Youths ages 6 - 11

  • Children under 6 years of age not permitted.

 Departures Dates

  • 29 August Cancelled
  • September TBA Booking Not Open

 Pick Up Time & Place

  • Departs 0400
  • Returns 2330
  • Main Chapel Parking Lot, Ramstein AFB. Please park toward center of the lot.

 Included

  • Round Trip Deluxe Coach
  • Mainau Island Admission
  • Visit to Stein am Rhine
  • Waterfalls at Schaffhausen
  • RTT Tour Guide

 Not Included
Meals, beverages, entrance fees not specifically mentioned as “included" and items of a personal nature.
 Cancellation Policy
Please download the RTT Tour Terms & Conditions PDF for cancellation policy and other information regarding tour reservations or visit our Terms and Conditions Page.

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 Required Documents
Customers must be in possession of Blue US Passport and SOFA stamp or card. No exceptions can be made.
 Child Safety
German law requires ALL child passengers, regardless of size or age, to have a seat on a bus and use an approved safety seat provided by the customer.

Bus Travel Procedures & Restrictions

Disinfecting Measures

  • Bus will be thoroughly disinfected after every journey
  • Hand sanitizer will be available on the bus
  • Bring your own hand sanitizer or personal cleansing products for use outside of the bus

Boarding Process

  • Wear protective nose & mouth cover
  • Keep safe distance while entering and exiting the bus (1,5m)
  • Hands must be disinfected before entering (liquid made available by Bus Company)

During Bus Travel Journey

  • Stay in your assigned seat (seat assignments are done by the office before departure)
  • Wear protective nose & mouth cover at all times while inside the bus
  • Butterfly House
  • Mainau Island Beach
  • Mainau Island Castle
  • Rhine Falls
  • Mainau Island
  • Stein Am Rhine
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Helpful Info

On Tour: Rhine Falls

Service Hours

Currently Closed
Monday
09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:30
Thursday
09:00 - 16:30
Friday
09:00 - 16:30
Saturday
CLOSED
Sunday
CLOSED
Due to COVID-19 RTT will continue to serve the community our office will be closed to walk-in customers. RTT will remain open and provide service by Phone and our Customer Care Center.

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KMC Center Bldg. 3366
66877 Ramstein AFB Germany
+49 (0) 6371-476650
+49 (0) 6371-476330
480-6330 DSN
480-6650 DSN

Service Hours

Monday - Friday
09:00 - 16:30 hrs
Service by Phone & Internet Only
No Walk-ins until further notice
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