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APT Travelmarvel Legends of the Rhine & Moselle

From £1,495 pp

Beautiful sights greet you along the way from Basel to Amsterdam, visit the Black Forest Museum Vogtsbauernhof and enjoy a Black Forest cake demonstration along with a delicious tasting. With guided tours in Strasbourg & Cologne and a vist to the stunning castle in Cochem finishing off with a canal cruise in Amsterdam.

16 April 2020 – Special Guest Aled Jones – Aled Jones MBE, classical performer and presenter, will be joining our river cruise in 2021 for 3 days of exclusive events. You will have this one-off opportunity to chat and dine with him, receive a personal signed copy of his new album and be a special guest at the APT private concert in Cologne.

What’s Included:

  • Return scheduled flights from the UK (fight supplements may apply)
  • Unique cultural experiences in up to 8 towns, villages and cities
  • Insider Experiences
  • Complimentary soft drink, beer and local wine with lunch and dinner on board 
  • 7 Breakfasts,  6 Lunches and 7 Dinners
  • Travelmarvel River Cruise Director and expert local guides
  • Overseas transfers, port charges and tipping

 

Strasbourg,- Le-Petite-France
Day 1 - Arrive Basel, Embark Ship

Fly from the UK to Basel. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your river ship.

Tonight, after enjoying some time to relax and settle in, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception onboard.

You will have the opportunity to get to know your fellow guests and meet your crew.

Dinner

Day 2 - Breisach

Disembark in Breisach today and explore the famous Black Forest region. Travel by coach, past the sky-bound pine and birch trees blanketing the mountainsides, to the scenic village of Triberg. This place was once home to the inventor of Black Forest cherry cake, Josef Keller.

You will then have some time to enjoy at your leisure.

Afterwards, return to your river ship for dinner this evening.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE Visit the open-air Black Forest Museum Vogtsbauernhof.

Here you will be treated to a Black Forest cake demonstration, followed by a tasting of this decadent dessert.

Day 2 - Breisach

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Strasbourg

Arrive in Strasbourg, the Alsatian city that straddles the border between France and Germany. Fairy-tale houses mix with cobblestone streets and must-see canals, and Strasbourg Cathedral towers over the World Heritage-listed city centre.

Discover the picturesque sites on a guided tour and enjoy the pretty scenery.

You will have time to explore further at leisure afterwards. The romantic district known as Petite France is a wonderful place to roam, and if you’re feeling peckish, perhaps stop by a local bakery for a traditional bretzel.

Day 3 - Strasbourg

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Rhine Gorge, Rudesheim

Continue cruising to experience a true highlight of the holiday – cruising through the Rhine Gorge, considered by locals to be the most beautiful section of the Rhine River.

Watch in awe as steep slopes covered in vineyards and dotted with ancient castles drift past, before your ship docks in Rüdesheim, a Rhine Gorge wine town.

Here, the Winzerexpress mini-train will take you through the town to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Here you will find one of the most beautiful collections of automated musical instruments in Germany.

End your evening with a delicious dinner on board tonight.

Day 4 - Rhine Gorge, Rudesheim

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Moselle River, Cochem

Sit back and soak up the scenery as you cruise through some of Europe’s prettiest stretches along the Moselle River.

Disembark in the pretty town of Cochem in the Moselle Valley.

Explore the narrow alleyways with their half-timbered houses and visit the magnificent Cochem Castle. Perched on a hill overlooking the beautiful Moselle River, this castle could be straight from the pages of a fairytale.

Day 5 - Moselle River, Cochem

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Cologne

Having entered Germany, arrive in Cologne and be met by the magnificent Cologne Cathedral on the bank of the Rhine.

You will disembark here, learning on a guided tour about the famous twin spires of this landmark cathedral, which took over six centuries to complete.

Day 6 -  Cologne

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Amsterdam

With historic houses lining its banks and studded with low bridges, Amsterdam’s network of 17th-century canals lends the city its nickname – ‘The Venice of the North’.

Today you will board a glass-top boat and glide past the city’s waterside sights with a local guide. Back on land, enjoy some free time to explore the city at your leisure.

Later on tonight, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner on board.

Day 7 - Amsterdam

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Amsterdam, Disembark Ship

After breakfast, disembark and be transferred to Amsterdam airport for your flight to the UK.

Breakfast

Day 1 - Amsterdam

Fly from the UK to Amsterdam. Be met on arrival in and transferred to your premium river ship. Perhaps take a stroll to discover all of the iconic sights.

On board tonight, meet your Cruise Director and fellow passengers during a Welcome Reception.

Dinner

Day 2 - Amsterdam, Utrecht

Amsterdam’s network of 17th-century canals lends the city its nickname – ‘The Venice of the North’. Today you will board a glass-top boat and glide past the city’s waterside sights with a local guide.

Back on land, enjoy some free time to explore the city at leisure before travelling by coach to Utrecht, stopping at Rembrandt’s Windmill.

From here, your ship will set off along the Rhine, allowing you to enjoy a special Gala Dinner while you cruise.

Following dinner, the delights continue as Welsh singer Aled Jones hosts a ‘Meet and Greet’ session on board.

Head to the True North Lounge and get to know the legendary performer as he answers your questions.

Day 2 - Amsterdam, Utrecht

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Cologne

Having entered Germany, arrive in Cologne and be met by the magnificent Cologne Cathedral on the bank of the Rhine.

You will disembark your ship here, learning on a guided tour about the famous twin spires of this landmark cathedral, which took over six centuries to complete.

After your tour, a true highlight awaits in the city’s Trinitatiskirche.

In the intimate setting of this church, Aled will perform a private 60-minute concert that is exclusive to our guests.

Day 3 - Cologne

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Moselle River, Cochem

Soak up the scenery as your ship gently twists through some of Europe’s prettiest stretches along the Moselle River. Disembark in the pretty town of Cochem in the Moselle Valley.

Explore the narrow alleyways with their half-timbered houses and visit the magnificent Cochem Castle. Perched on a hill overlooking the beautiful Moselle River, this castle could be straight from the pages of a fairytale.

Join Aled for dinner this evening on board.

After your delicious meal, take the opportunity to grab photos and autographs in the Lounge.

Aled will be personally signing his new album for all APT guests.

Day 4 - Moselle River, Cochem

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Rhine Gorge, Rudesheim

Experience the stunning Rhine Gorge as you cruise today, considered by locals to be the most beautiful section of the Rhine River.

Watch in awe as steep slopes covered in vineyards and dotted with ancient castles drift past, before your ship docks in Rüdesheim, a Rhine Gorge wine town.

Here, the Winzerexpress mini-train will take you through the town to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, which houses the most beautiful collection of automated musical instruments in Germany.

Day 5 - Rhine Gorge, Rudesheim

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Strasbourg

Arrive in Strasbourg, the Alsatian city that straddles the border between France and Germany. Fairy-tale houses mix with cobblestone streets and must-see canals, and Strasbourg Cathedral towers over the World Heritage-listed city centre.

Discover the picturesque sites on a guided tour and enjoy the pretty scenery.

You will have plenty of time to explore further at your leisure afterwards. The romantic district known as Petite France is a wonderful place to roam, and if you’re feeling peckish, perhaps stop by a local bakery for a traditional bretzel.

Day 6 - Strasbourg

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Breisach

Disembark in Breisach today and explore the famous Black Forest region. Travel by coach, past the sky-bound pine and birch trees blanketing the mountainsides, to the scenic village of Triberg.

This place was once the home to the inventor of Black Forest cherry cake, Josef Keller.

Afterwards, enjoy some time at leisure.

Later on, return to your river ship where the gourmet delights continue as you indulge in a Farewell Dinner this evening.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit the open-air Black Forest Museum Vogtsbauernhof. Here you will be treated to a mouth-watering Black Forest cake demonstration, followed by a tasting of this decadent dessert.

Day 7 - Breisach

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Disembark Ship, Depart Basel

After breakfast on board, disembark and be transferred to Zürich airport for your return flight to the UK.

Breakfast

APT Travelmarvel Polaris Exterior ARTIST IMPRESSION

The new Travelmarvel Capella, due to launch in 2021 will feature a stylish restaurant on the Main Deck and Vista Lounge on the Upper Deck, with floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows.

The Alfresco Lounge will boast bi-folding windows opening out onto a front veranda, allowing uninterrupted airflow and outdoor access. McGeary’s Bar will offer a casual dining and social area, where you can enjoy hearty pub-style meals.

The 91 spacious staterooms and suites, ranging from 153 sq.ft to the Owners Suite’s 258 sq.ft in size, will feature a host of superior inclusions such as recessed blackout blinds, ensuring the perfect night’s sleep.  Suites and French Balcony Cabins on the Middle and Upper decks suites will feature wide horizontal electric windows to create a French style balcony when lowered, making the most of cabin space no matter the weather.

The Top Deck will have a rooftop bar, terrace garden and heated whirlpool will make the most of the outdoor spaces and offer stunning views of the surrounding areas.

APT Travelmarvel Polaris - Lounge area ARTIST IMPRESSION

Artists impressions of the New Travelmarvel Capella are provided for guidance.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • 87 comfortable outside cabins and  suites, most with opening floor to ceiling windows and french Balcony
  • Sun deck with 360-degree views, shaded sitting area, Putting Green & whirl pool
  • Open seating Restaurant with tables for 4 to 8 guests
  • Vista and Alfresco lounge and bar’s with panoramic windows
  • McGeary’s Bar offering Drinks and pub style meals
  • Lift from lower to upper decks
  • Air conditioned throughout
  • Laundry service*

* Payable locally.

Accommodation & Amenities

87 spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms and suites range in size from 153 – 258 ft² . 

Most accommodations featuring floor to ceiling glass sliding doors opening to a French Balcony, so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.      

Owners Suite

258 ft² – Upper Deck

  • Floor to ceiling window dropping down to a French balcony with two chairs and a table
  • Enhanced sitting area with sofa and armchair
  • Mini Bar
  • Larger private bathroom with WC, wash basin & glass shower enclosure with quality bath products and fluffy bathrobes
  • Hotel style beds, the best mattresses and fine cotton bed linen
  • In room safe, hair dryer, plenty of storage space & telephone
  • Flat-screen HD television
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
APT Travelmarvel Polaris - Suite ARTIST IMPRESSION
APT Travelmarvel Polaris - French Balcony Cabins C B B+ A A+ P ARTIST IMPRESSION

Cat P, A & A+

167 ft² – Upper Deck

  • Floor to ceiling window dropping down to a French balcony 
  • Bathroom with fluffy bathrobes
  • Mini Bar
  • Private bathroom with WC, wash basin & glass shower enclosure with quality bath products
  • Hotel style Queen beds, the best mattresses and fine cotton bed linen
  • In room safe, hair dryer, plenty of storage space & telephone
  • Flat-screen HD television
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Cat B+, B & C

167 ft² – Middle Deck

  • Floor to ceiling glass doors opening to a French balcony
  • Private marble bathroom with WC, wash basin & glass shower enclosure 
  • Hotel Queen size beds, the best mattresses and fine cotton bed linen
  • A bed turn down service operates during dinner
  • In room safe, mini-bar, hair dryer, full-length mirror, plenty of storage space & telephone
  • Flat-screen televisions with satellite TV channels, GPS and for & aft camera views.
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

 

APT Travelmarvel Polaris - French Balcony Cabins C B B+ A A+ P ARTIST IMPRESSION

Cat D & E

153 ft² –  Lower Deck

  • Smaller Fixed Window
  • Private marble bathroom with WC, wash basin & glass shower enclosure with quality bath products
  • Hotel Queen size beds, the best mattresses and fine cotton bed linen
  • In room safe, hair dryer, plenty of storage space & telephone
  • Flat-screen HD television
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

 

DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Apr 16ContemporaryAmsterdam£1495Special Guest Aled JonesCabin Upgrades
Cat ELower Deck153 ft², Fixed Windows£1495 Was £1995  
Cat DLower Deck153 ft², Fixed Windows£1645 Was £2145  
Cat CMiddle Deck167 ft², French Balcony£1895 Was £2395  
Cat BMiddle Deck167 ft², French Balcony£1945 Was £2445  
Cat B+Middle Deck167 ft², French Balcony£1995 Was £2495  
Cat AUpper Deck167 ft², French Balcony£2045 Was £2545  
Cat A+Upper Deck167 ft², French Balcony£2095 Was £2595  
Cat PUpper Deck167 ft², French Balcony£2645 Was £2645  
Owner's SuiteUpper Deck258 ft², French Balcony£2795 Was £2795  
Apr 23ContemporaryBasel£1495SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Cat ELower Deck153 ft², Fixed Windows£1495 Was £1995  
Cat DLower Deck153 ft², Fixed Windows£1645 Was £2145  
Cat CMiddle Deck167 ft², French Balcony£1895 Was £2395  
Cat BMiddle Deck167 ft², French Balcony£1945 Was £2445  
Cat B+Middle Deck167 ft², French Balcony£1995 Was £2495  
Cat AUpper Deck167 ft², French Balcony£2045 Was £2545  
Cat A+Upper Deck167 ft², French Balcony£2095 Was £2595  
Cat PUpper Deck167 ft², French Balcony£2645 Was £2645  
Owner's SuiteUpper Deck258 ft², French Balcony£2795 Was £2795  


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