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Rolling on the Rhine

From £1,434 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
  • Fitness center
  • All gratuities onboard and ashore
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access
Day 1 - Amsterdam

Embark.  Your adventure begins today.

Dinner

Day 2 - Amsterdam

INCLUDED – DUTCH BEER OR ART

Take your pick between Dutch painters or Dutch beer. On this tour you can see The Night Watch by Rembrandt and other masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum or take a tour of a Dutch brewery.

U+ EXCURSION – 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.

 

Day 2 - Amsterdam

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 3 - Hoorn

INCLUDED – INTRO TO HOORN

Sightseeing in Hoorn is the perfect way to spend a morning, which is why we’re doing it. Once a key city during the Dutch Golden Age, you’ll get your fill of historical facades, stunning architecture and picturesque harbors.

U+ EXCURSION – DUTCH CHEESE TRAIL

Cheese lovers rejoice! You’re headed to Zeilzicht, a cheese farm that has been operating for over 25 years. See how the famous Dutch cheese is made and get a sampling for yourself.

Day 3 - Hoorn

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 4 - Wesel

INCLUDED – WESEL BIKE TOUR

While razed during WWII, today Wesel is a beautiful contrast of old and new. We’ll bike around town and see harbor installations, Auesee Lake and Willibrord Cathedral.

U+ EXCURSION – APPLE PLANTATION

Since 1867, the Clostermann family has been growing fruit at Neuhollandshof. Take a tour of their plantation, see how an apple goes from the tree to cider and taste some of their specialties.

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 5 - Cologne, Bonn & Koblenz

INCLUDED – INTRO TO COLOGNE

Of course, you’ll see the Cathedral but there’s more to this town than that. Get a feel for old town, which is as quaint and colorful as a neighborhood can be, along with some of our favorite spots.

INCLUDED – RHINE RIDER

While this bike ride isn’t steep, it is long. We’re setting off on a 31-mile bike ride down the Rhine River, seeing plenty of parks and vineyards along the way.

Day 5 - Cologne, Bonn & Koblenz

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 6 - Rudesheim

INCLUDED – HIKING GERMANIA MONUMENT & FOREST

We’re headed to Niederwalddenkmal, a historic monument sitting above the town. Take in the panoramic views of old town and the shimmering waters of the Rhine as you hike to the top.

INCLUDED NIGHT OUT – NIGHT AT THE CASTLE

Whether you want to feel like royalty or look for ghosts, a night in a medieval castle is the way to do it. We’ll explore Rheinstein Castle, drink some wine in the gardens and learn about its history from the owners.

 

Day 6 - Rudesheim

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 7 - Frankfurt

INCLUDED – INTRO TO FRANKFURT

Find out exactly why Frankfurt is more than just a hub on this walking tour of the city. From great shopping to medieval buildings, there’s a lot to love.

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+ EXCURSION – HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY WITH STUDENT PRISON

While it has long been closed, Heidelberg University once housed misbehaving students in an on-campus prison for days or weeks at a time. Don’t worry, we won’t lock you in.

 

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

Find out exactly why Frankfurt is more than just a hub on this walking tour of the city. From great shopping to medieval buildings, there’s a lot to love.

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.

 

Day 2 - Frankfurt

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 3 - Rudesheim & Koblenz

INCLUDED – HIKING GERMANIA MONUMENT & FOREST

We’re headed to Niederwalddenkmal, a historic monument sitting above the town. Take in the panoramic views of old town and the shimmering waters of the Rhine as you hike to the top.

INCLUDED – 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.

INCLUDED NIGHT OUT – NIGHT AT THE CASTLE

Whether you want to feel like royalty or look for ghosts, a night in a medieval castle is the way to do it. We’ll explore Rheinstein Castle, drink some wine in the gardens and learn about its history from the owners.

 

Day 3 - Rudesheim & Koblenz

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 4 - Remagen, Bonn & Cologne

INCLUDED – RHINE RIDER

While this bike ride isn’t steep, it is long. We’re setting off on a 31-mile bike ride down the Rhine River, seeing plenty of parks and vineyards along the way.

INCLUDED – INTRO TO COLOGNE

Of course, you’ll see the Cathedral but there’s more to this town than that. Get a feel for old town, which is as quaint and colorful as a neighborhood can be, along with some of our favorite spots.

U+ EXCURSION – COLOGNE IN DEPTH

Treat yourself to the best of this city with samplings of Kölsch beer, Cologne chocolate and the famous perfume, “Eau de Cologne.” You’ll also see famous sights including the Hohenzollern Bridge.

Day 4 - Remagen, Bonn & Cologne

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 5 - Wesel

INCLUDED – WESEL BIKE TOUR

While razed during WWII, today Wesel is a beautiful contrast of old and new. We’ll bike around town and see harbor installations, Auesee Lake and Willibrord Cathedral.

U+ EXCURSION – APPLE PLANTATION

Since 1867, the Clostermann family has been growing fruit at Neuhollandshof. Take a tour of their plantation, see how an apple goes from the tree to cider and taste some of their specialties.

Day 5 - Wesel

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 6 - Hoorn

INCLUDED – INTRO TO HOORN

Sightseeing in Hoorn is the perfect way to spend a morning, which is why we’re doing it. Once a key city during the Dutch Golden Age, you’ll get your fill of historical facades, stunning architecture and picturesque harbors.

U+ EXCURSION – DUTCH CHEESE TRAIL

Cheese lovers rejoice! You’re headed to Zeilzicht, a cheese farm that has been operating for over 25 years. See how the famous Dutch cheese is made and get a sampling for yourself.

Day 6 - Hoorn

3 Meals on Board Daily

Day 7 - Amsterdam

INCLUDED – DUTCH BEER OR ART

Take your pick between Dutch painters or Dutch beer. On this tour you can see The Night Watch by Rembrandt and other masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum or take a tour of a Dutch brewery.

U+ EXCURSION – SIX SENSES OF AMSTERDAM

Named because you’ll be using all of your senses on this deep dive into the local food scene. We don’t ruin the surprise, but we can say: Dutch apple pie, Gouda cheese, and stroopwafels. Hungry yet?

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

 

 2020 Celebration Event: Save 30% on select 2020 cruises! Book by 15 March 2020

2020  Dates

15, 22^ May 2020

12, 19^ June 2020

10, 17 ^ July 2020

07, 14^ August 2020

04, 11^ September 2020

02, 09^, 16, 23^ October 2020

17 July – SOLO TRAVELER CRUISE

Rolling on the Rhine – 8 Days – 17 July 2020 Looking to go on a solo vacation? We’ve got the cruise for you! Join us and the solo-traveler experts at Travel.Fun for a week of discovering new places with new faces. UNIQUE TO THIS CRUISE:

Hello Sailor Party – Meet & Greet

Oktoberfest Beer & Brats

BBQ

Amsterdam Red Party

Daily themes and activities co-hosted with Travel.

Fun Included daily

Happy Hour Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks at lunch and dinner

FOODIE CRUISE  14 August 2020

We’ve always thought food was the best part of travel. After a week with foodie influencer, The Grub Father, we know you’ll think so too.

UNIQUE TO THIS CRUISE:

Photography and business workshop hosted by The Grub Father

Onboard cooking demonstration

Onboard & onshore activities co-hosted by The Grub Father Frites and Champagne

Under the Stars German Rooftop BBQ

Included daily Happy Hour

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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