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Rolling on the Rhine

From £2,699 pp

Amsterdam is just the beginning. On this cruise along the Rhine river, you’ll have three days to spend in this laid-back and forward-thinking Dutch hotspot, along with stops in Haarlem, Cologne, Bonn, Koblenz and Frankfurt. All in all, you’ll dine on local specialties during a U Time Dutch cheese tasting. You’ll spend several nights out on the town—Cologne’s Gothic Evening adventure is a prime example. And you’ll get your fix of famous artwork, incredible scenery and a look into Europe’s history and culture. Whatever your travel personality, this cruise is sure to please.

What’s Included:

  • Boutique 7 night cruise in a riverview stateroom
  • 3 meals on board daily
  • Complimentary happy hour every day
  • 2 dedicated U Hosts
  • Soft drinks,
  • Included excursions
  • U Time optional excursions
  • Local DJ set
  • Included onboard wine tasting
  • Fitness center
  • All gratuities onboard and ashore
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access
Bicycles lining a bridge over the canals of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Day 1 - Amsterdam

INCLUDED NIGHT OUT – AMSTERDAM AFTER DARK

Step off the ship and you’re in downtown Amsterdam. Embark on a host-escorted walk to get your bearings, then take off to take on some of the best nightlife in all of Europe.

Enjoy local beer and fare in city-center party bars. Dance yourself dizzy to rock or techno at Melkweg.

Then explore Amsterdam’s cultural hot spots, like Rembrandtplein square, Leidseplen, Jordaan and the Red Light District.

The fun won’t stop until you realize it’s tomorrow.

Dinner

Day 2 - Haarlem & Amsterdam

INCLUDED – CANALS AND CAFÉS

What better way to explore Amsterdam’s canals than by water? Hop aboard an electric canal boat where, on top of the hundreds of bridges, bicycles, towers and waterways, you will sail along world famous sites like the Red Light District and the Dancing Houses. 

Stop off at a waterside café for an included drink to top off your introduction to Amsterdam.

U TIME – BY WATER AND WIND

Get to know the scenic neighborhood of Zaanse Schans, built along the River Zaan and home to some of the most stunning and historic windmills in Europe. Learn all about the history on a visit to a local museum and the working windmill.

This neighborhood is a treasure trove of cute crafts, local shops and the most idyllic scenery you could ever imagine.

 

Day 2 - Haarlem & Amsterdam

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 3 - Hoorn

U TIME – TASTE OF HOLLAND TRIATHLON

Bring your appetite on this tour through some of Holland’s local highlights. This excursion will cover the area’s booming fishing industry with a boat tour, three tastings of local fare that changes seasonally, and a bike tour through the gorgeous countryside.

Just don’t be surprised if the ride takes longer than expected since every view is a photo op!

Day 3 - Hoorn

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 4 - Dusseldorf & Cologne

INCLUDED – DÜSSELDORF CITY WALK

Join your U Host on a walk through historic Düsseldorf!

See some of the city’s most famous pieces of architecture like Ehra oder Kind mit Ball and the Statue of Our Lady, then stop at the gorgeous Konigsalee. Grab a bite at Latz’scher Park afterwards and keep exploring if you feel so inclined!

Düsseldorf is an inspiringly beautiful city so don’t miss your chance to soak in everything it offers!

INCLUDED NIGHT OUT – BOTTOMS UP COLOGNE

Calling all architecture buffs—this one’s for you. Behold the Cologne Cathedral, a world-renowned monument of German Catholicism and Gothic architecture. It was officially declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. Over 20,000 people walk its corridors every day, making it the most visited landmark in Germany.

Afterwards, take an evening stroll into downtown Cologne for a pint of delicious Kölsch beer! You’ll then continue on to the Rudolf & Brusseler Platz area where the hipper bars, cafes, shops and restaurants are.

Feel free to disperse on your own or continue with your Host to the next phase of this adventure! You’ll head off to a combination of unique sites, emphasizing Cologne’s Roman, medieval, and modern history.

If you have room after that Kölsch beer, drink in the unique Gothic architecture!

Day 4 - Dusseldorf & Cologne

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 5 - Cologne, Bonn & Koblenz

INCLUDED – RHINE RIDER

Grab your helmet and get ready for romance; this sentimental bike ride will trace the beautiful Rhine River. Stop for pictures whenever you please, and take in the sights of historical Germany.

INCLUDED NIGHT OUT – GERMAN CORNERS

Follow your host on an evening walk through Koblenz, one of the country’s oldest and most beautiful towns. Vineyards, forests and exotic mountain ranges form the backdrop to a town with over 2,000 years of storied history.

U TIME – COLOGNE IN DEPTH

After your local-guide-led walking tour of the city, put on a pair of virtual reality glasses and get ready for a unique, interactive experience that will take you on a journey back in time.

On this TIME ride show, you’ll see Cologne during the 20th century via a stereoscopic 3D photo exhibition, historic tram ride and virtual tour in an experience that will touch all of your senses.

Day 5 - Cologne, Bonn & Koblenz

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 6 - Rudesheim

INCLUDED – HIKING GERMANIA MONUMENT & FOREST Fresh air and beautiful views are guaranteed on this walk as we head to the cutest of German towns set in a gorgeous backdrop of vineyards.

First, explore Rüdesheim and the famous Drosselgasse, then hike through the hilly vineyards to the Niederwald Memorial. There you’ll have one of the most stunning views of the Rhine!

INCLUDED NIGHT OUT – NIGHT AT THE CASTLE

Get ready to hike up and explore Rheinstein Castle and its beautiful Burgundy Garden. Toast with the owners and then explore this fascinating castle on your own. When you roam around in the crypt, banquet halls, private quarters and spectacular towers, you’ll get the spookiest up-close insights into what castle life was all about.

Afterwards, return to Koblenz and hit one of the local pubs!

U TIME – ABBEY WINE

“Game of Thrones” fans will love Eberbach Monastery—its ethereal 12th-century architecture made it an ideal film location for the show. There are no dragons, but you can taste the abbey’s Rieslings.

U TIME – WINE TIME

Follow your U Host to RheinWeinWelt, an interactive wine tasting experience. After a short introduction to the 14 wine rooms and wine “slot machines,” you’ll get 10 tokens to take with you. Use your tokens to try samples of different wines of your choosing, each stored in their own tanks with helpful descriptions.

Whenever you need a break you can always head back to the main hall where cheese plates and other local treats will be waiting for you.

Day 6 - Rudesheim

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 7 - Frankfurt

INCLUDED – INTRO TO FRANKFURT

Take to the streets of Frankfurt to explore this dynamic city with your U Host! You’ll see some of the city’s hotspots like the Eiserner Steg, a bridge covered with famous love locks, then Römerberg, the quaint town square walled with photogenic medieval houses.

Grab a bite, shop and soak in the local experience before heading to the Frankfurt cathedral. Take pictures and brush up on your history; this iconic landmark is where ten kings were crowned from 1562 to 1792.

INCLUDED – BIKING FRANKFURT

Join your Wellbeing Coach and U Hosts on a bike ride along the beautiful Main river, with a well-deserved pit stop for an Apfelwein or local beer at a cozy river-side bar.

U TIME – FRANKFURT ON FOOT

Follow your U Host into the heart of Frankfurt, a dynamic financial trade city with the most imposing skyline in all of Germany. You’ll head into the heart of the bustling city to catch Kleinmarkthalle, an amazing market hall welcoming 63 vendors in 156 stalls that offer all kinds of fresh food, regional specialties and imported foods. Before hopping over to the Main Tower for a breathtaking view, don’t forget to sample some Ebbelwoi, Frankfurt’s famous cider.

It will blow your taste buds away!

U TIME – CLIMBING FOREST FRANKFURT

In the midst of an imposing Taunus forest backdrop you will find the Kletterwald adventure park. This climbing forest will satisfy adrenaline appetites of all sizes with the highest course in Germany and two of the longest zip lines in Hesse.

Day 7 - Frankfurt

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 8 - Frankfurt

Disembark and head off to your next adventure.

Breakfast

Day 1 - Frankfurt

Embark.  Your adventure begins today.

Dinner

Day 2 - Frankfurt

INCLUDED – INTRO TO FRANKFURT

Take to the streets of Frankfurt to explore this dynamic city with your U Host! You’ll see some of the city’s hotspots like the Eiserner Steg, a bridge covered with famous love locks, then Römerberg, the quaint town square walled with photogenic medieval houses.

Grab a bite, shop and soak in the local experience before heading to the Frankfurt cathedral. Take pictures and brush up on your history; this iconic landmark is where ten kings were crowned from 1562 to 1792.

Join your Wellbeing Coach and U Hosts on a bike ride along the beautiful Main river, with a well-deserved pit stop for an Apfelwein or local beer at a cozy river-side bar.

 

Day 2 - Frankfurt

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 3 - Rudesheim

INCLUDED – HIKING GERMANIA MONUMENT & FOREST

Fresh air and beautiful views are guaranteed on this walk as we head to the cutest of German towns set in a gorgeous backdrop of vineyards. First, explore Rüdesheim and the famous Drosselgasse, then hike through the hilly vineyards to the Niederwald Memorial.

There you’ll have one of the most stunning views of the Rhine!

INCLUDED NIGHT OUT – NIGHT AT THE CASTLE

Get ready to hike up and explore Rheinstein Castle and its beautiful Burgundy Garden. Toast with the owners and then explore this fascinating castle on your own. When you roam around in the crypt, banquet halls, private quarters and spectacular towers, you’ll get the spookiest up-close insights into what castle life was all about.

Afterwards, return to Koblenz and hit one of the local pubs!

 

Day 3 - Rudesheim

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 4 - Koblenz, Bonn & Cologne

INCLUDED – RHINE RIDER

Grab your helmet and get ready for romance; this sentimental bike ride will trace the beautiful Rhine River. Stop for pictures whenever you please, and take in the sights of historical Germany.

INCLUDED NIGHT OUT – GERMAN CORNERS

Follow your host on an evening walk through Koblenz, one of the country’s oldest and most beautiful towns. Vineyards, forests and exotic mountain ranges form the backdrop to a town with over 2,000 years of storied history.

 

Day 4 - Koblenz, Bonn & Cologne

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 5 - Cologne & Dusseldorf

INCLUDED – DÜSSELDORF CITY WALK

Join your U Host on a walk through historic Düsseldorf! See some of the city’s most famous pieces of architecture like Ehra oder Kind mit Ball and the Statue of Our Lady, then stop at the gorgeous Konigsalee.

Grab a bite at Latz’scher Park afterwards and keep exploring if you feel so inclined! Düsseldorf is an inspiringly beautiful city so don’t miss your chance to soak in everything it offers!

INCLUDED NIGHT OUT – BOTTOMS UP COLOGNE

Calling all architecture buffs—this one’s for you. Behold the Cologne Cathedral, a world-renowned monument of German Catholicism and Gothic architecture. It was officially declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. Over 20,000 people walk its corridors every day, making it the most visited landmark in Germany.

Afterwards, take an evening stroll into downtown Cologne for a pint of delicious Kölsch beer!

You’ll then continue on to the Rudolf & Brusseler Platz area where the hipper bars, cafes, shops and restaurants are. Feel free to disperse on your own or continue with your Host to the next phase of this adventure!

You’ll head off to a combination of unique sites, emphasizing Cologne’s Roman, medieval, and modern history. If you have room after that Kölsch beer, drink in the unique Gothic architecture!

Day 5 - Cologne & Dusseldorf

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 6 - Amsterdam

U TIME – TASTE OF HOLLAND TRIATHLON

Bring your appetite on this tour through some of Holland’s local highlights. This excursion will cover the area’s booming fishing industry with a boat tour, three tastings of local fare that changes seasonally, and a bike tour through the gorgeous countryside.

Just don’t be surprised if the ride takes longer than expected since every view is a photo op!

Day 6 - Amsterdam

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 7 - Amsterdam

INCLUDED – CANALS AND CAFÉS

What better way to explore Amsterdam’s canals than by water? Hop aboard an electric canal boat where, on top of the hundreds of bridges, bicycles, towers and waterways, you will sail along world famous sites like the Red Light District and the Dancing Houses.

Stop off at a waterside café for an included drink to top off your introduction to Amsterdam.

U TIME – BY WATER AND WIND

Get to know the scenic neighborhood of Zaanse Schans, built along the River Zaan and home to some of the most stunning and historic windmills in Europe. Learn all about the history on a visit to a local museum and the working windmill. This neighborhood is a treasure trove of cute crafts, local shops and the most idyllic scenery you could ever imagine.

 

Day 7 - Amsterdam

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 8 - Amsterdam

Disembark and head off to your next adventure.

Breakfast

U by Uniworld is a new take on experiential travel, for the young and young at heart with cruises designed for those with a passion for exploring and a taste for authentic adventures. We at U have always believed that travel should be relaxing, exhilarating, convenient and tailored to your interests — all at the same time.

And on a U by Uniworld river cruise, that’s exactly what you’ll experience.Part boutique hotel, part yacht, part local hotspot. The B cruises down France’s Seine River. Her chic style and Parisian influence will put you in the French spirit even before stepping off.

When your waterfront hotel is also your taxi, bar, favorite restaurant, nightclub and yoga studio, travel becomes a bit more relaxed and a lot more hassle-free.

Onboard, you can expect everything you’d find in your favorite boutique hotel. But here’s the best part. Your floating boutique hotel makes it extra-easy to visit several European destinations in a single trip while only having to unpack once.

Grab a drink and meet us on the top deck, where the glass enclosed room disappears into the floor to create an open-air hangout. It’s the best view in the house and the spot to meet new friends or listen to a local guest DJ. With a casual dining venue and lounge seating, it’s the place to be.

Our ships feature a full-service restaurant and a lite-menu in the lounge for dining — serving farm-to-table cuisine inspired by the culinary style of the places you’ll visit.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Top deck with panoramic views and rooftop Lounge, you can also enjoy a morning Yoga session
  • Ice Bar, featuring signature cocktails, craft beers, silent discos and DJ’s
  • 24 Hour MUGS Coffee bar
  • Complimentary Bottled water
  • Complimentary Wifi, We also offer personal hotspots for rent during the cruise which can be used onboard and on shore. The rental price is 8 euros per day
  • U Lounge, with a well stocked bar, mixology, paint and wine classes
  • The Spa, soothing massages and beauty treatments
  • Guest Laundry
  • The Gym, treadmills, TRX Bands, Yoga, Free Weights to keep you in shape
  • Bicycles to use on board or get the Wellness team to set up a hike for you
  • 2 Meals a day in Dine restaurant, enjoy farm to table cuisine inspired by the destinations you’ll visit

Suites & Staterooms

  • 59 outside staterooms
  • 2 Suites

As you sip your morning coffee, admire the sun rising from your picture window or balcony. And look forward to getting ready for your day.

Both ships feature three different room styles ranging from “I just need a comfortable place to sleep and stash my stuff” to “I’m going all out in a suite,” each with waterfront views. Flying solo? We have single rooms available and feature special room share rates for those traveling on their own who want to share the experience with a like-minded traveler.

  • Savoir Mattresses
  • Built in Blue tooth speakers
  • Flatscreen TV’s
  • Individual climate control

Suite

Upstairs Deck

  • French Balcony with Waterfront Views
  • King size bed with Savior Mattresses
  • Marble bathroom with heated mirror and towel rail
  • Hairdryer

  • Built in Blue tooth Speakers
  • Flatscreen TV’s
  • USB Ports
  • Desk, Table & Chairs
  • Extra Storage and a Safe

Balcony

Upstairs Deck

  • French Balcony with Waterfront Views
  • Queen size bed with Savior Mattresses
  • Marble Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Built in Blue tooth Speakers
  • Flatscreen TV’s
  • USB Ports
  • Storage and a Safe

Studio

Downstairs Deck

  • Waterfront Views
  • Queen size bed with Savior Mattresses
  • Marble Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Built in Blue tooth Speakers
  • Flatscreen TV’s
  • USB Ports
  • Storage and a Safe

 

Studio Triple

Upstairs deck

  • Waterfront Views
  • Adjustable Mood Lighting
  • 3 Savior Twin Mattresses, one lofted and one Bunk Bed
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Built in Blue tooth Speakers
  • Each bed has its own Flatscreen TV
  • USB Ports
  • Storage and a Safe

 

Your Choice: Save 10% or Free U Drink Package—valued at £279—when you book by 30 September.

2020  Dates

17, 24^ April 2020

15, 22^ May 2020

12, 19^ June 2020

10 July 2020

07, 14^ August 2020

04, 11^ September 2020

02, 09^, 16, 23^ October 2020

Prices from:-  Studio £2,699 pp, Studio Triple £2,469 pp*, Balcony £2,999 pp, Suite £4,899 pp

^Sailing operates in reverse direction


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Why Choose This Cruise?

U by Uniworld is a new take on experiential travel, for the young and young at heart, with cruises designed for those with a passion for exploring and a taste for authentic adventures. We at U have always believed that travel should be relaxing, exhilarating, convenient and tailored to your interests — all at the same time. And on a U by Uniworld river cruise, that’s exactly what you’ll experience.

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