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Magical Rhine Cruise

Itinerary, Prices and Dates


Nuremberg to Amsterdam 8 Days

Historic Windmills, Kinderdijk
Historic Windmills, Kinderdijk

Revel in the majestic sights of the Rhine on this stunning river cruise that takes in some of the most beautiful sights as you travel from historic Nuremberg to the fantastic city of Amsterdam. Experience the sights and sounds of Bavaria and the Rhineland as you make your way through Germany with calls at fascinating towns and cities including Rüdesheim, Koblenz and Cologne, on your scenic river adventure.

What's Included

  • 7 nights full board cruise accommodation in an outside cabin
  • Quality dining with all meals included on board
  • Complimentary house wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch & dinner.
  • Most cabins have floor to ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a French Balcony
  • Tour highlights
  • 2 Included ½ day guided tours to see Rüdesheim & Cologne
  • Cruise through the UNESCO World Heritage Rhine Gorge
  • Visit the historic town of Bamberg
  • See the iconic windmills at Kinderdijk
  • Visit renaissance Würzburg
  • Services of professional Cruise Manager
  • Onboard entertainment including local folkloric at selected ports
  • Return flights from London and transfers to and from the ship
  • All port charges, airport taxes and transfers
  • ATOL Protecion

Optional Excursions

CMV Signature River Cruises - Vienna I - Excursions 2014A full complement of optional excursions are available at each port of call. Click to see the brochure

Day 1: Nuremberg

Map of the Rhine, Main & Moselle Rivers
Map of the Rhine, Main & Moselle Rivers

Fly to Nuremburg or Munich and transfer to Vienna I
Included Meals D

Day 2: Bamberg

Arrive today in the perfectly preserved historic town of Bamberg. Justifiably listed as a World Heritage Site, it is one of the few German cities to have survived the Allied bombings. Stroll amongst the charming houses lining the cobbled streets and sample the coffee and cake in a Bavarian café.
Included Meals B L D

Day 3: Würzburg

Disembarking in Würzburg gives you to the opportunity to discover this city that dates back to the middle ages. Why not visit Würzburg's Residential Palace, a masterpiece of baroque design with stunning views looking out over the city, or take the optional tour to see the delightful walled town of Rothenburg.
Included Meals B L D

Day 4: Werheim & Miltenberg

Wertheim is located right in the heart of German wine country on the River Main. Take an optional trip into the Wertheim Village to see the quaint rows of half timbered houses lining the narrow streets. A short stop at Miltenberg allows those guests on the Wertheim Village tour to rejoin the ship.
Included Meals B L D

Day 5: Rüdesheim, the Rhine Gorge & Koblenz

Awake this morning at the quaint wine town of Rüdesheim. The included excursion is not to be missed and will take you to the famous cobblestone street of Drosselgasse with its attractive restaurants and wine taverns. Continue through the striking Rhine Gorge, recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and snap photos of the dramatic soaring outcrops and ruined castles. Surrounded on all sides by mountains, Koblenz is a stunning destination full of charm and character. Stroll the walled Aldstadt, taking in the sights of the old town with its impressive squares and historic buildings.
Included Meals B L D

Day 6: Cologne

Spend the morning on the Rhine before arriving in Cologne where an excursion is included. Cologne Cathedral is Germany's most visited landmark and a gothic masterpiece. Construction took over 600 years to complete and its towering spires and intricate stonework make it an unforgettable sight.
Included Meals B L D

Day 7: Kinderdijk & Amsterdam

Leaving Germany, Vienna I sails overnight to arrive in The Netherlands stopping at Kinderdijk to give you the chance to see the iconic windmills the country is famous for. Arrive at Amsterdam this evening.
Included Meals B L D

Day 8: Amsterdam - UK

Disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.
Included Meals B

Alternate Itinerary


Day 1: Amsterdam

Map of the Rhine, Main & Moselle Rivers
Map of the Rhine, Main & Moselle Rivers

The first day sees you arrive in Amsterdam by air from the UK and transfer to the Vienna I to begin your voyage
Included Meals D

Day 2: Kinderdijk

Awake this morning at Kinderdijk with the chance to see a selection of iconic windmills the country is famous for. The afternoon and evening are the perfect times to relax on board as Vienna I makes her way towards Germany.
Included Meals B L D

Day 3: Cologne

Home to the country's most visited landmark - Cologne Cathedral - no trip to Germany would be complete without seeing its imposing spires reaching upwards from the banks of the Rhine. The majestic gothic masterpiece, the largest cathedral of its kind in the world, took over half a century to complete. Its imposing façade and expertly crafted stonework will make it an unforgettable highlight of your included half day tour.
Included Meals B L D

Day 4: Rüdesheim

Today is spent navigating the impressive natural beauty of the Rhine Gorge, a 65 km section of the river that has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its cultural and geological charms. Enjoy the included half day excursion taking in the famous cobblestone street of Drosselgasse. Sitting in the heart of Rüdesheim and comprised mainly of restaurants and wine taverns, you can sit back and enjoy a drink before returning to the ship to continue along the striking Rhine.
Included Meals B L D

Day 5: Miltenberg and Wertheim

A relaxing start to the day gives you plenty of time to enjoy the on board facilities before a short stop in Miltenberg on the River Main which allows those guests taking the optional tour to Wertheim Village, a quaint Germanic settlement in the heart of the wine country, to disembark. Later, Vienna I calls briefly at Wertheim to embark the tour guests before casting off bound for Würzburg.
Included Meals B L D

Day 6: Würzburg

Stepping ashore in Würzburg gives you to the opportunity to take a trip back in time with plenty of opportunity to discover a city that dates back to the middle-ages. Why not choose to explore Würzburg's Residential Palace, a masterpiece of baroque design with stunning views looking out over the city, or perhaps take the Romantic Road to see the delightful walled town of Rothenburg.
Included Meals B L D

Day 7: Bamberg

Arrive today in Bamberg, a perfectly preserved historic town nestled amongst rivers and forests and justifiably listed as a World Heritage Site. Stroll amongst the charming houses lining the cobbled streets in one of the few German cities to survive the Allied bombing campaigns. Why not visit a beer haus to enjoy a local draught with a traditional German sausage or if you have a slightly sweeter tooth, you could always select a cake or pastry in a Bavarian café.
Included Meals B L D

Day 8: Nuremberg

Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.
Included Meals B


  • Included Meals  Included Meals - B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner.

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MS Vienna I



Overview

Built in 2006, Vienna I is a contemporary premium plus river cruise ship offering a warm and friendly environment with excellent service from a very attentive crew. Superbly decorated throughout, her panoramic windows offer passing views wherever you may be on the ship. There are 80 comfortable air conditioned cabins and two spacious suites accommodating up to 164 guests. All cabins boast en suite facilities, double or twin beds and ample storage space. 85% of the cabins have French balconies so the passing scenery can be absorbed from the comfort of your room.

Vienna I has four passenger decks. Relax in the comfortable Lounge Bar with expansive picture windows as you take in the wonderful scenery and get to meet your fellow guests. Enjoy the convenience of the library, fitness area, hair salon and shop. Stairs lead up to the Sun Deck where you may choose to sit and unwind in the fresh air and wonder at the breathtaking 360° views of the ever changing landscape.

After dinner, why not step ashore for adrink in a cosy bar. Alternatively, relax and enjoy the on board entertainment including local folkloric at selected ports.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • All outside cabins with river views
  • Middle & upper deck cabins with French Balconies
  • Spacious Sun Deck with shaded seating areas
  • Open-seating restaurant with panoramic windows
  • Panoramic lounge and bar
  • Fitness centre & hairdressing salon
  • Laundry service*
  • Internet service*

Please note: There is no lift on the Vienna I
* Payable locally.


MV Vienna I Deck Plan

MS Vienna I - deck plan
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All Cabins & Suites Feature

  • Choice of bed configuration - two twin beds or one double bed
  • Individual climate control
  • Private bathroom featuring full shower with glass door, hairdryer
  • Spacious wardrobe storage
  • Writing desk/vanity with mirror and comfortable chair
  • Flatscreen satellite TV, telephone, minibar and safe

Suite
(Cat A - Upper Deck)

MS Vienna I - Suite

Additional Features

  • Suite size: 258 sq. ft.
  • Twin floor to ceiling windows opening to French Balcony

French Balcony Cabin
(Cat B & C - Upper & Middle Decks)

MS Vienna I - French Balcony Cabin

Additional Features

  • Suite size: 172 sq. ft.
  • Floor to ceiling glass windows opening to a French Balcony

Standard Cabin (Cat D - Lower Deck)

MS Vienna I - Cabin

Additional Features

  • Cabin size: 172 sq. ft.
  • Twin large porthole windows

Fine dining

Fine Dining onboard MS Vienna I

The restaurant, with its panoramic views, serves culinary delights to make your mouth water, all carefully prepared to the highest standard by our experienced chefs.

Opt for a delicious breakfast, savour a leisurely lunch and in the evening enjoy a sumptuous five-course dinner. Tasty vegetarian meals and healthy options are featured on every menu. And, the drinks are on us! House wine, house beer and soft drinks are complimentary at lunch and dinner.

Please call for details of 2017 departures
Depart Cat D
Lower Deck
Cat C
Middle Deck
Cat B
Upper Deck
Cat A
Upper Deck
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Prices are per person based on two sharing and are subject to availability at time of booking. Operators reserve the right to amend published prices prior to a confirmed booking being made.

Single Occupancy Supplements: Cat D to B - 50%


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