Speyer River Cruise Excursion


More than 1000 years ago, when most Jews lived in small towns or shtetls scattered across Europe, three cities rose to prominence as hotbeds of Jewish scholarly pursuit in Germany. These were the ShUM cities of Speyer, Worms, and Mainz (named collectively for the first letters of their Hebrew names Schpira, Warmaisa, and Mainz). These cities were the most important of intellectual medieval Jewish life and the teachings and decrees which issued from the ShUM cities are still studied today.

A medieval source once wrote: "From our teachers in Mainz, Worms and Speyer, the teachings were spread to all of Israel...!” Explore Speyer and Worms on our Speyer River Cruise Excursion with us!

Speyer Tour Options

  • Jewish Speyer and City Highlights
  • Speyer City Highlights

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  • All of our cruise tours include transfers from the port to the touring area and back. Please inform us in the event that you will not require transfers.
  • Our tours are fully customizable according to the time at your disposal. When making your request, kindly let us know how many hours you will be available for touring; if you know your exact docking times, even better!
  • In case you have already been to this destination previously, we can ensure that you will not be repeating sites which you have already visited.  If you have other specific requests, just let us know, and we will happily accommodate your particular preferences.