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Rhine in Flames

From £1,859 pp

Discover the many beautiful facets of “Father Rhine” during this week-long cruise along one of the most important and attractive rivers of Europe. Take a detour along the winding Moselle River. Delight in the panorama of the myth-enshrouded Middle Rhine Valley with its winelands, the prominent Lorelei rock and the highest density of castles in the world.

The highlight of this trip is a stunning pyrotechnic display featuring colorful fountains, Catherine wheels and crackling comets. Enjoy the spectacle of the romantic Rhine valley bathed in the glow of 800 red lights and magnificent hilltop firework displays.

The opening fireworks accompany the start of the boat parade, which provides some 22,000 passengers with mesmerizing views of the illuminated castles, palaces and riverside promenades.

What’s Included:

  • Large, outside river-view staterooms, most with French balcony
  • Gourmet dining onboard
  • Free-flowing red & white wines from Europe’s famous wine regions, beer & soft drinks with every lunch and dinner onboard 
  • Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala
  • Dinner Services of an experienced English-speaking onboard Cruise Director
  • 24 hour coffee station​
  • All onboard entertainment including talks, cooking demonstrations, musical performances and nightly piano music
  • Bottled water in every stateroom
  • In-stateroom infotainment center
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
  • Complimentary use of onboard bicycles
  • Complimentary state-of-the-art audio headsets for optional excursions
  • All local taxes & port charges include
  • Transfers to the ship from airport/railway station.

A full complement of optional excursions are available and may be pre-purchased as discounted packages in advance or on an ad-hoc basis on board.

Titan Travel Rhine River Cruise - Speyer, Cathedrale
Day 1 - Basel

Your journey begins in Basel, the third-largest city in Switzerland. After embarking, you can explore your AMADEUS ship and meet the cruise director on board at a Welcome Cocktail. Your floating hotel departs for Strasbourg shortly before the Welcome Dinner on board.

Dinner

Day 2 - Strasbourg

During the night, your ship left Switzerland and followed the Rhine into the Alsace region in the south of France.

During breakfast, arrive in Strasbourg – a city known not only for its romantic old town, but also for the numerous important European institutions housed there.

In the morning, explore the city independently, or as part of an organised tour. A detour to the countryside is highly recommended, particularly along the famous wine route, where the quaint wine-growing villages will delight wine-lovers and the general public alike.

Late tonight, your ship departs for Germany.

Day 2 - Strasbourg

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Speyer & Mannheim

Before breakfast, arrive in the Rhineland-Palatinate town of Speyer, which played an important role in the Holy Roman Empire during the Middle Ages.

Your ship remains here until lunchtime, offering time to explore this historic destination. Your trip continues for roughly 25 kilometers towards Mannheim, our next stop along the picturesque Rhine for the remainder of the day.

This young city is best explored with an extended walk, or alternatively you can take a trip to the nearby city of Heidelberg, which boasts a beautiful Baroque old town.

Late at night, your ship continues in the direction of Rüdesheim.

Day 3 - Speyer & Mannheim

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Cochem

This morning you can enjoy cruising along the Mosel River to the romantic town of Cochem. The magnificent Reichsburg castle is situated high above the town, dominating the landscape.

Down below, the village with its narrow streets, half timbered houses, and numerous restaurants are an ideal setting to taste the wines of the region.

Back on board dinner is served as the journey continues to Koblenz.

Day 4 - Cochem

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Koblenz & Rüdesheim

The highlight of this cruise awaits you today!

But before you can indulge in mesmerizing fireworks and nightly views of the illuminated castles, palaces and riverside promenades in Ruedesheim, will take you first to Koblenz, one of Germany’s oldest and most beautiful towns, where you can start the day with a leisurely stroll through the city.

Your AMADEUS ship will depart punctually at lunchtime, to cruise the most beautiful section of the river – the legendary Upper Middle Rhine Valley.

The view from the sun deck, of the myth-enshrouded Lorelei, is sure to be a highlight of your cruise. 

Day 5 - Koblenz  & Rüdesheim

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Cologne

The morning is dedicated to the fascinating city of Cologne, which has over a million inhabitants. You can expect a young, vibrant metropolis with a rich cultural history and many world-famous sights, in particular the famous Cologne Cathedral.

A city tour here is a must for everyone with a cultural bent. After lunch, your floating hotel departs Cologne.

The afternoon is spent on board and in the evening, the captain invites you to a festive Gala Dinner, full of wonderful regional dishes.

Day 6 - Cologne

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Hoorn & Amsterdam

By lunchtime you will have crossed yet another country border to arrive in the Dutch town of Hoorn.

This picturesque village is a jumping off point for the optional overland trip to the north of Holland and Amsterdam.

For those remaining onboard, discover the beauty of the Dutch Watwerays as the ship glides toward the capital city of the Netherlands, where it will remain docked for the evening

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Amsterdam

After breakfast we bid you farewell. We hope to welcome you again soon!

Breakfast

Amadeus Brilliant in Wachau Valley

The AMADEUS Brilliant is a 110-meter cruise ship built in 2011 and offers you premium travel comfort. Generous suites and cabins are located across three decks, offering accommodation for up to 150 passengers. The cabins are, for the most part, equipped with French balconies, which offer a fantastic view over the beautiful passing riverscapes.

Your culinary wishes will be attended to by our on-board Panorama-Restaurant, as well as by the Panorama-Bar, located above it, where you can sit back and relax in the lounge. All the on-board amenities are up to the customary high AMADEUS standard, and you can enjoy lounging on the spacious Sun Deck with its Lido Bar, or you can unwind with a good book in the quiet and comfortable AMADEUS Club. Regardless of what you choose to do, you will feel at home on board with us! Amadeus operate bilingual cruises (English/German), meaning that all announcements, menus and daily programme, etc. will be provided in both languages. All excursions are operated with English speaking guides.

Onboard Features & Facilities

• Panorama-Restaurant • Panorama-Bar and Lounge • Amadeus-Club with Internet station • Sun Deck with Lido-Bar, lounge chairs, shade awnings, giant Chess Board and Shuffleboard • Fitness Room • Hair Salon, Massage Room • Gift Shop • Laundry service • Complimentary bicycles onboard • Wi-Fi available • Lift

Accommodations & Amenities

Stay in one of the elegantly appointed Classic Staterooms or Amadeus Suites and enjoy unexpected little luxuries.

Classic Staterooms

Be transported into a realm of comfort in one of the 68 staterooms.

With 68 staterooms at a comfortable 161 sq ft. you’ll have space of your own with all the accouterments including a flat screen TV, WiFi, separate boudoir, cabinet, seating area, a safe, Amadeus Signature Bed and the panoramic view from your French balcony.

Staterooms are located on all decks. The Mozart and Strauss Decks include French Balcony floor to ceiling windows.

Balcony Suites

These 8 suites enjoy a lounge area, offer floor to ceiling glass doors with french balcony and 237 sq ft of space to relax.

Nestle in this nook, perfect for two that invites lounging while enjoying indulgent amenities.  In any one of the 8 suites you’ll enjoy the Amadeus Signature Bed, a separate bathroom with shower, WiFi, a flat screen TV, a minibar and panoramic windows with your own French balcony.

Suites are located on the Mozart Deck.

French Balcony Suites

237 ft² – Mozart (Upper) Deck

  • Floor-to- ceiling sliding glass doors with French balcony
  • En-suite bathroom with shower/WC, bathrobe, hair dryer
  • Mini-bar
  • Ample wardrobe space
  • Choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Individual climate control
  • Direct dial telephone
  • In-room safe
Amadeus Brilliant Suite
Amadeus Brilliant French Balcony Stateroom

A-1 Staterooms

161.5 ft² – Mozart (Upper) Deck

  • Floor-to- ceiling sliding glass doors with French balcony
  • En-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer
  • Ample closet space
  • Choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Individual climate control
  • Direct dial telephone
  • In-room safe

B-1 & B-4 Staterooms

161.5 ft² – Strauss (Middle) Deck

  • Floor-to- ceiling sliding glass doors with French balcony
  • En-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer
  • Ample closet space
  • Choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Individual climate control
  • Direct dial telephone
  • In-room safe
Amadeus Brilliant French Balcony Stateroom

C-1 & C4 Staterooms

161 ft² – Haydn (Lower) Deck

  • Panoramic windows (cannot be opened)
  • En-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer
  • Ample closet space
  • Choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Individual climate control
  • Direct dial telephone
  • In-room safe

 

C-SNG Staterooms

107.5 ft² – Haydn (Lower) Deck

  • Panoramic windows (cannot be opened)
  • En-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer
  • Ample closet space
  • Single bed
  • Flat-screen television
  • Individual climate control
  • Direct dial telephone
  • In-room safe

 

Amadeus Brilliant Deck Plan
DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Jun 29Amadeus BrilliantBasel£1859Save 15% Early Booking DiscountCabin Upgrades
Lower DeckC-4161 ft², Fixed Windows£1859  
Lower DeckC-1161 ft², Fixed Windows£2069  
Lower DeckSingle108 ft², Fixed Windows  
Middle DeckB-4161 ft², French Balcony£2319  
Middle DeckB-1161 ft², French Balcony£2479  
Upper DeckA-1161 ft², French Balcony£2689  
Upper DeckSuite237 ft², French Balcony£3059  

Optional Excursions & Packages (Amsterdam to Basel)

Price Packages
A B C
City tour of Strasbourg £51
Alsace & Wine excursion £53    
Speyer walking tour  £16    
Excursion to Heidelberg £44
Cochem walking tour with wine tasting £37  
Koblenz walking tour £16
Rudesheim walking tour + Museum £22  

Cologne Walking Tour

North Holland & Amsterdam City Tour + Canal Trip

£21

£53

Onboard Booking Price £185 £228 £313
Prices for packages booked in advance £156  £ 193 £264 

 

 

 


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Why Choose This Cruise?

A Rhine cruise that includes some highlights of the Moselle such as Cochem and more time in The Netherlands. A European facing, luxury cruising experience with English the language onboard.  One of our favourite river cruise lines.  A European facing, luxury cruising experience with English the language onboard. One of our favourite river cruise lines and the one all the others have learnt from.

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