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Classical Rhine Cruise

Itinerary, Prices and Dates


Amsterdam to Basel8 Days

MS Amadeus Silver
MS Amadeus Silver

This classic journey, along the romantic 'Old Father Rhine', includes four countries and the incomparable cities of Basel, Strasbourg, Cologne and Amsterdam. Sailing through vistas of idyllic vineyards, rugged cliffs and delightful villages, take the opportunity to sample the local wines and delicious cuisine of the region.

What's Included

  • 7 nights' full board cruise
  • Superb dining with all meals included during your cruise
  • Quality red and white wines with dinner
  • 24 Hour coffee station on board the ship
  • Cocktail reception, Welcome Dinner & Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Onboard entertainment and enrichment programme
  • Services of an experienced multilingual cruise director
  • Complimentary bicycles on board
  • Modern wireless audiosystem for all excursions during the cruise
  • All port charges and local taxes
  • Flexible optional excursion packages allow you to choose the itinerary that suits you.

Please call for a flight inclusive price.

Day 1: Amsterdam - Embark

Map of the Rhine River
Map of the Rhine River

Arrive in Amsterdam and check in from 4pm this afternoon. Enjoy a welcome cocktail as you settle into your cabin, before joining the other guests for tonight's Welcome Dinner on board. This evening you can enjoy a Dutch folklore show on the ship.
Included Meals D

Day 2: Amsterdam

Your day starts with an optional city tour of Amsterdam, including a cruise along the enchanting canals. Later, return to the ship as she sets sail along the Ijsselmeer. In the afternoon, you may join an optional excursion of the "Holland Waterland". Re-join the ship in Hoorn.
Included Meals B L D

Day 3: Cologne

Enjoy a leisurely morning cruise en route to Cologne, docking in the early afternoon. You may wish to join an optional walk through the Old Town to the impressive gothic cathedral that dominates the skyline.
Included Meals B L D

Day 4: Cochem

Cruise into the quaint wine-producing town of Cochem this afternoon. You may choose to join an optional guided walking tour of the city, followed by a wine tasting, before returning to the ship in time for dinner.
Included Meals B L D

Day 5: Koblenz

This morning you may wish to join an optional walking tour of Koblenz, located at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers, before returning to the ship and continuing towards Ruedesheim. After lunch you can take an optional tour of this enchanting city, including a visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Music Museum. Alternatively spend the afternoon at leisure, exploring Ruedesheim at your own pace.
Included Meals B L D

Day 6: Mannheim - Speyer

Arrive into Mannheim early today where you may join a city tour. Alternatively, there is an option to visit the ancient university town of Heidelberg, before continuing to Speyer. During the afternoon there is an optional walking tour of Speyer. Return to the ship in the early evening and prepare for the Captain’s Gala Dinner with a show performed by the crew.
Included Meals B L D

Day 7: Strasbourg

This morning you cross into France and here you may choose to join an optional tour of the fascinating Alsatian capital of Strasbourg.
Included Meals B L D

Day 8: Basel - Disembark

Disembark the ship in Basel this morning, after enjoying your final breakfast on board.
Included Meals B


  • Included Meals  Included Meals - B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner.

  • Tour or Transfer by Luxury Motorcoach  Transfer or Tour via Luxury Motorcoach

Lüftner MS Amadeus Silver III

Overview

Lüftner vessels are a premium river vessels, providing outstanding comfort and quality, accompanied by superb service in a classic and elegant atmosphere. Menus are carefully selected to include local specialities with each dish being a work of art.

They are 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.

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Lüftner MS Amadeus Silver

Overview

Lüftner vessels are a premium river vessels, providing outstanding comfort and quality, accompanied by superb service in a classic and elegant atmosphere. Menus are carefully selected to include local specialities with each dish being a work of art.

They are 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.

View Ship Factsheet & Deckplan

Lüftner MS Amadeus Silver

Overview

Lüftner vessels are a premium river vessels, providing outstanding comfort and quality, accompanied by superb service in a classic and elegant atmosphere. Menus are carefully selected to include local specialities with each dish being a work of art.

They are 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.

View Ship Factsheet & Deckplan

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Prices are per person based on two sharing and are subject to availability at time of booking. Prices include return flights from London & ship transfers, regional flights available (supplements may apply). Operators reserve the right to amend published prices prior to a confirmed booking being made.

Single Occupancy Supplements:Available on request


Amsterdam

polaroid style photo Keizersgracht, Amsterdam

Spend a few more days in the Dutch capital to really get to know this cosmopolitan city


Lucerne & the Swiss Alps

polaroid style photo Chapel Bridge, Lucerne

Why not extend your holiday with a few days in the lovely lakeside town of Lucerne, or perhaps take the Glacier Express train through the Alps to Zermat in the shadow of the Matterhorn


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