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Rhine & Moselle Delights

From £2,160 pp

Pages from fairytales come to life as you find inspiration along the castle-laden Rhine and its breathtaking tributary, the Moselle.

From Basel, located exactly between the corners of three countries—Germany, France and Switzerland—to Strasbourg, the “Crossroads of Europe,” and finally Amsterdam, experience past and present Europe up close.

Throughout your journey, wander through postcard-perfect towns such as Cochem, Trier, Bernkastel and Rüdesheim.

Let your inner adventurer out as you hike through vineyards and bike along the rivers. And all along the way, savor distinctive wines, sampling the best these regions have to offer.

What’s Included:

  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with outside balconies)
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Award-winning onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • Captain’s Welcome Cocktail and Dinner
  • Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Guided hikes, Special Interest Tours
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
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Day 1 - Embarkation Basel, Switzerland

Today you’ll embark your ship in Basel, Switzerland and indulge in a Welcome Dinner later this evening

Dinner

Day 2 - Breisach, Germany

You have three exciting excursions to choose from today.

The first is a walking tour of Riquewihr, a picturesque town renowned for its historic architecture and for its Riesling wines.

A second option is a tour of the beautiful towns of Breisach and Freiburg, where you will visit the historical city center and Freiburg’s Münster, a Gothic cathedral constructed of red sandstone.

Your third choice is a guided bike tour of Breisach that takes you through the Rheinau woods.

Tonight, the ship cruises towards Switzerland.

Day 2 - Breisach, Germany

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Strasbourg, France

Capital city of France’s Alsace region, Strasbourg is situated on the Rhine at the German border.

After arriving this morning, enjoy either a panoramic bus tour or guided bike tour that will take you past the Orangery, the town’s oldest park, the European Parliament and the Place de la Republique.

Afterwards, explore on foot with a walking tour of the lovely “La Petite France” neighborhood, where you will see the Gothic cathedral with its famous astronomical clock.

You also have the option of exploring Strasbourg on a guided hike that begins at the Orangery and makes its way to the cathedral.

The remainder of the day is yours to spend as you wish before the ship departs tonight.

Day 3 - Strasbourg, France

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Ludwigshafen, Germany - Rüdesheim

Arrive in Mannheim, where you have a choice of one of three excursions this afternoon.

Your first option is a visit to the famed Baroque Palace.

A second option is a half-day excursion to the historic university town of Heidelberg, where you will visit the red-walled castle with its Great Vat (a 49,000-gallon wine cask) and enjoy beautiful views of the Neckar Valley and city below.

Your third option is a tour of the historic and ornate Schwetzingen Gardens.

Afterwards, continue on to Rüdesheim, where tonight you can choose from either a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum or a Rüdesheimer Coffee excursion.

 

 

Day 4 - Ludwigshafen, Germany - Rüdesheim

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Rüdesheim - Rhine Gorge

Your exploration of Rüdesheim continues this morning with your choice of one of two excursions: a gondola ride above the town to see the Niederwalddenkmal Statue followed by a wine tasting with a local vintner or a guided bike tour along the Rhine River to one of Germany’s best wine regions.

This afternoon, your ship departs for Trier and cruises through the Rhine Gorge, the most stunningly beautiful stretch of the river, with hillsides dotted with fairytale castles.

Day 5 - Rüdesheim - Rhine Gorge

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Trier - Bernkastel

Today you will experience Trier, Germany’s oldest city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site This area is renowned for its rich ancient Roman past, and your guided tour will include such sights as the old Roman amphitheater, Roman Baths and Basilica of Constantine.

You may also choose to discover the secrets of the Porta Nigra gate that dates back to 180 A.D. or join a bike tour to see Trier’s historical center before cycling along the river bank path towards Senheim.

Afterwards, enjoy beautiful scenery as we cruise the Moselle River before arriving in Bernkastel, where you will indulge in a local wine tasting.

Day 6 - Trier - Bernkastel

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Bernkastel

Continue on to Bernkastel, strategically located in the middle of the Moselle Valley’s wine-producing region, an area that’s been cultivating wine for over 500 years. Here you will have your choice of three activities.

The first is a guided walking tour through the old town center that will take you past many medieval and Renaissance buildings.

The second is a guided bike tour along the beautiful Moselle River, and the third is a guided hike in this historic town.

Afterwards, be sure to take advantage of your balcony or the Sun Deck as the ship sails along the majestic Moselle.

Day 7 - Bernkastel

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Cochem - Koblenz

Wake up this morning in Cochem, a fairytale village surrounded by scenic vineyards. Walk along narrow cobblestone streets lined with medieval houses and enjoy a guided tour of Reichsburg Castle situated high above the town.

From the castle’s grounds, you’ll have a spectacular view of the river.

As an alternative, visit the Cochem Mustard Mill, one of Europe’s oldest working mills that produces various types of mustard – one of which is from a 15th-century monastic recipe. Enjoy a guided tour and learn about the history of the mill, see how mustard is made and sample some of Cochem’s famous mustard.

You may also opt to take a guided hike through the region’s incredible landscape to Reichsburg Castle.

This afternoon, you will have the chance to tour Koblenz.

Day 8 -  Cochem - Koblenz

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9 - Cologne

The ship cruises to Cologne today, where you will have a choice of tours.

The first is an afternoon walking tour that includes the Old Town, Cathedral Square, and the city’s majestic Gothic cathedral.

The second option is a Kolsch Beer and local specialties tasting, and the third is a guided bike tour of the city.

The ship departs this evening for Amsterdam.

Day 9 - Cologne

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Your discovery of Amsterdam begins with a panoramic city tour of famed landmarks and a photo opportunity at a Dutch windmill, followed by a scenic canal cruise through the city known as the “Venice of the North.”

See the beautiful homes that line the water, the fabled Skinny Bridge, and the famous house where Anne Frank once lived in hiding during WWII.

Afterwards you’ll walk to Begijnhof, known for its historic buildings dating back to the Middle Ages and have some free time to explore.

The ship moors here overnight.

Day 10 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11- Disembark - Amsterdam

Bid Farewell to Amsterdam and prepare for your homeward flight

Breakfast

AmaWaterways AmaPrima Ship

With design inspired by classic ocean yachts, AMA Waterways’ revolutionary Concerto Class vessels provide the most delightful river cruise experience.  Accommodating 162 passengers in spacious staterooms, many incorporating the exclusive Twin Balcony concept.

Relax in comfortable and inviting public areas or take a dip in the heated Sun Deck swimming pool with a swim-up bar; enjoy Chaîne des Rôtisseurs culinary creations in five dining venues.

The ships also features a Fitness Center, Massage, Hair and Beauty salon; complimentary Internet access and first-run Hollywood movies; plus a fleet of bicycles to enhance your river cruise experience.

AmaPrima Chefs Table

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Multiple outdoor decks offering unimpeded panoramic views
  • Sundecks with lounge chairs and retractable roof
  • Varied fine dining venues
  • Main Lounge with bar, piano and dance floor
  • Wine Bar
  • Heated pool with swim up bar and whirlpool
  • 24-hour speciality coffee and tea station
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the vessel
  • Fitness Room
  • Massage and Hair Salon*
  • Gift Shop and Fireside Library
  • Glass Elevator
  • Walking track
  • Laundry service*

*Payable Locally

Accommodation & Amenities

81 spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms and Suites range in size from 160-300 sq. ft.  Most accommodations have twin balconies, both a French and outside balcony, so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

Suites feature added enhancements, including a larger sitting area with sofa and two chairs, and an stateroom amenities include Entertainment-On-Demand, featuring free high-speed Internet access, unlimited Wi-Fi, movies, music and English language TV stations; climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe. In the bathroom, enjoy multi-jet showerheads.

Suites

300 ft² – Violin (Upper) Deck

  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Expansive bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower with multi-jet shower heads
  • Enhanced sitting area features a sofa and two chairs
  • Mini bar fridge
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
AmaWaterways AmaPrima Cat AA

Cat. AA + Cat. AB Staterooms

235 ft² -Violin & Cello (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Expansive bathroom with a separate shower with multi-jet showerheads
  • Enhanced sitting area features a sofa and two chairs
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat. BA & Cat. BB Staterooms

210 ft² – Violin & Cello (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
AmaWaterways AmaPrima Cat BA
AmaWaterways AmaPrima Cat C

Cat. C  Staterooms

170 ft² – Violin & Cello (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Floor to Ceiling French Balcony
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen Televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

 

Cat. D & Cat. E Staterooms

160 ft² – Piano (Lower) Deck – Fixed Window

  • Fixed window with river views
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
AmaWaterways AmaPrima Cat D
AmaWaterways AmaPrima Deck Plan

With design inspired by classic ocean yachts, AMA Waterways’ revolutionary Concerto Class vessels provide the most delightful river cruise experience. Accommodating 162 passengers in spacious staterooms, many incorporating the exclusive Twin Balcony concept.

Relax in comfortable and inviting public areas or take a dip in the heated Sun Deck swimming pool with a swim-up bar; enjoy Chaîne des Rôtisseurs culinary creations in five dining venues.

The ships also features a Fitness Center, Massage, Hair and Beauty salon; complimentary Internet access and first-run Hollywood movies; plus a fleet of bicycles to enhance your river cruise experience.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Multiple outdoor decks offering unimpeded panoramic views
  • Sundecks with lounge chairs and retractable roof
  • Varied fine dining venues
  • Main Lounge with bar, piano and dance floor
  • Wine Bar
  • Heated pool with swim up bar and whirlpool
  • 24-hour speciality coffee and tea station
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the vessel
  • Fitness Room
  • Massage and Hair Salon*
  • Gift Shop and Fireside Library
  • Glass Elevator
  • Walking track
  • Laundry service*

*Payable Locally

Accommodation & Amenities

81 Spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms and Suites range in size from 160-300 sq. ft. or indulge even more in one of the 4 suites at 350 sq. ft. Most accommodations have twin balconies, both a French and outside balcony, so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

Suites feature added enhancements, including a larger sitting area with sofa and two chairs, and an stateroom amenities include Entertainment-On-Demand, featuring free high-speed Internet access, unlimited Wi-Fi, movies, music and English language TV stations; climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe. In the bathroom, enjoy multi-jet showerheads.

Suite

300 ft² – Violin (Upper) Deck

  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Expansive bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower with multi-jet showerheads
  • Enhanced sitting area features a sofa and two chairs
  • Mini-bar fridge
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat. AA + Cat. AB  Staterooms

235 ft² -Violin & Cello (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Expansive bathroom with shower with multi-jet shower head
  • Mini-bar
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat. BA & Cat. BB Staterooms

210 ft² – Violin & Cello (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Exclusive Twin Balcony comprising French Balcony & Outside Balcony
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat. C  Staterooms

170 ft² – Violin & Cello (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Floor to Ceiling French Balcony
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen Televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

 

Cat. D & Cat. E Staterooms

160 ft² – Piano (Lower) Deck

  • Fixed window with river views
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • In room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Flat-screen Televisions with local and satellite channels
  • AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies & classics as a large selection of music
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
AmaWaterways AmaSerena Deck Plan 2019

Why Choose This Cruise?

AMAWaterways are rated as having the 10 best ships on the rivers by Berlitz river cruise guide.

AMA’s included excursions go beyond the ordinary with small group tours exploring the culture and traditions of the places you visit as well as the main sights.  Real destination enrichment and deeper understanding is already included in  the cost of your cruise.

A high standard of cuisine is guaranteed due to their membership of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs – a prestigious international culinary society.  Relaxed private dining on board is also available to book during your cruise.

Fares displayed are cruise only, please call or enquire online for flights.

DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Oct 24AmaPrimaBasel£3409Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E160 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckCat D160 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckCat BB210 ft², Twin Balcony£3409  
Upper DeckCat BA210 ft², Twin Balcony£4992  
Middle DeckCat AB235 ft², Twin Balcony£5192  
Upper DeckCat AA235 ft², Twin Balcony£5392  
Upper DeckSuite300 ft², Twin Balcony£5925  
Dec 22AmaPrimaBasel£282611 nights for the price of 10Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E160 ft², Fixed Windows£2826  
Lower DeckCat D160 ft², Fixed Windows£3112  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£3692  
Middle DeckCat BB210 ft², Twin Balcony£4159  
Upper DeckCat BA210 ft², Twin Balcony£4359  
Middle DeckCat AB235 ft², Twin Balcony£4559  
Upper DeckCat AA235 ft², Twin Balcony£4759  
Upper DeckSuite300 ft², Twin Balcony£5292  
DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
May 2AmaSerenaBasel£3063SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E160 ft², Fixed Windows£3063  
Lower DeckCat D160 ft², Fixed Windows£3365  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£3978  
Middle DeckCat BB210 ft², Twin Balcony£4471  
Upper DeckCat BA210 ft², Twin Balcony£4682  
Middle DeckCat AB235 ft², Twin Balcony£4893  
Upper DeckCat AA235 ft², Twin Balcony£5105  
Upper DeckSuite300 ft², Twin Balcony£6372  
Jul 3AmaPrimaBasel£3458SAVE £175Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E160 ft², Fixed Windows£3458  
Lower DeckCat D160 ft², Fixed Windows£3760  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£4373  
Middle DeckCat BB210 ft², Twin Balcony£4866  
Upper DeckCat BA210 ft², Twin Balcony£5077  
Middle DeckCat AB235 ft², Twin Balcony£5288  
Upper DeckCat AA235 ft², Twin Balcony£5500  
Upper DeckSuite300 ft², Twin Balcony£6767  
Sep 4AmaPrimaBasel£3915Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E160 ft², Fixed Windows£3915  
Lower DeckCat D160 ft², Fixed Windows£4217  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£4830  
Middle DeckCat BB210 ft², Twin Balcony£5323  
Upper DeckCat BA210 ft², Twin Balcony£5534  
Middle DeckCat AB235 ft², Twin Balcony£5745  
Upper DeckCat AA235 ft², Twin Balcony£5957  
Upper DeckSuite300 ft², Twin Balcony£7224  
Oct 23AmaPrimaBasel£2922SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat E160 ft², Fixed Windows£2922  
Lower DeckCat D160 ft², Fixed Windows£3224  
Middle DeckCat C170 ft², French Balcony£3837  
Middle DeckCat BB210 ft², Twin Balcony£4330  
Upper DeckCat BA210 ft², Twin Balcony£4541  
Middle DeckCat AB235 ft², Twin Balcony£4752  
Upper DeckCat AA235 ft², Twin Balcony£4964  
Upper DeckSuite300 ft², Twin Balcony£6231  


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