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Charm of the Rhine – Strasbourg, Rüdesheim and Cologne

10 days - from only £1,899pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Charm of the Rhine – Strasbourg, Rüdesheim and Cologne

Join us as we set sail from the Middle Rhine to charming Amsterdam on this memorable river cruise. Soak up the beautiful passing scenery of medieval castles, chocolate-box towns and lush vineyards whilst aboard the elegant MS Crucevita, and enjoy fantastic ports-of-call including pretty Strasbourg, historic Koblenz and spectacular Cologne.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 7 nights cruising with full board
  • 2 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Afternoon tea or coffee and cake and late evening snack
  • Welcome drink and Captain’s Gala Dinner
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Services of a Cruise Manager and Director
  • Local joining points

10 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then travel to Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Day 2: Mainz to Mannheim

    After breakfast we travel to Mainz to board our ship. Mainz is situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Main Rivers and has been the capital of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate since 1946. Relax this evening on board as we set sail and cruise towards Mannheim.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Mainz

    Mainz

    Included Highlights

    • Mainz
  • Day 3: Mannheim to Strasbourg

    We arrive into the port of Mannheim where you can join our optional excursion to the majestic city of Heidelberg, home of Germany’s oldest university, for time at leisure. We return to the ship for lunch on board and an afternoon and overnight sailing towards Strasbourg.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Mannheim

    Mannheim
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    Included Highlights

    • Mannheim

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2023
    • Heidelberg
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Strasbourg to Worms

    This morning we arrive at the magnificent city of Strasbourg, which is well known for its world heritage status. Enjoy some free time to explore the main sights at leisure or take a walk around the old city. Return on board in time for lunch and sail overnight towards Worms.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Strasbourg

    Strasbourg

    Included Highlights

    • Strasbourg
  • Day 5: Worms to Rüdesheim

    We arrive into the city of Worms this morning. Worms’ skyline is dominated by the four towers and two domes of the magnificent Kaiserdom, built in the 11th and 12th centuries in the late-Romanesque style, and consecrated in 1018. You can still see many vestiges of the old city walls, particularly the Torturmplatz and the Karolingerstraße. The Dom of St. Peter and St Paul, which was completed in 1325 survived the destruction of World War II. This afternoon we set sail for Rüdesheim, arriving later this evening. Tonight, there’s the chance to join our optional tour to visit a traditional wine cellar and sample some of the superb wine that the region is so famous for. Relax this evening as we are berthed overnight in Rüdesheim.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Worms

    Worms

    Included Highlights

    • Worms

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2023
    • Wine Cellar and Tasting
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 6: Rüdesheim to Koblenz to Cologne

    We leave Rüdesheim this morning and set sail towards the historic city of Koblenz, one of the oldest, most beautiful and most diverse cities in Germany. This afternoon you are free to explore at leisure before we set sail this evening towards Cologne.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Koblenz

    Koblenz

    Included Highlights

    • Koblenz
  • Day 7: Cologne

    We arrive into Cologne this morning. Cologne is a beautiful city dominated by a huge Gothic cathedral, with many other highlights to uncover. We set sail tonight for Amsterdam.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Cologne

    Cologne

    Included Highlights

    • Cologne
  • Day 8: Amsterdam

    We arrive into Amsterdam this afternoon and there’s free time to explore at leisure.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Amsterdam

    Amsterdam

    Included Highlights

    • Amsterdam
  • Day 9: Antwerp

    Disembark and head to Antwerp. Enjoy a stroll around the historic old town with its enchanting street and pretty squares, surrounded by guild houses. We later continue to our overnight hotel.

    Included meals: Breakfast

    Antwerp

    Antwerp

    Included Highlights

    • Antwerp
  • Day 10:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £329.00 (10 days).

Hotels

You will spend seven nights aboard the MS Crucevita, one of the most impressive river ships in Western Europe.
Overnight stay in Belgium will be in a city-style hotel.
  • MS Crucevita

    Designed in an old-world grand yacht style, the elegant MS Crucevita boasts sumptuous fabrics, premium leather furniture and dark wood décor, exuding elegance and luxury to create a boutique feel. The interior of the ship has been designed specifically to offer guests maximum space; the atmospheric living area, with its cosy fireplace and comfortable sofas, is the perfect place to socialise with other guests, whilst the library provides a quiet spot to relax. The professional crew are always on hand to offer a personalised service, and as one of the most impressive river ships in Western Europe, a fantastic river cruising experience is guaranteed.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.

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