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The Grand Rhine Journey & Lake Lucerne

Itinerary, Prices and Dates

Lucerne & Basel to Amsterdam 10 Days

Combine 2 nights in Lucerne with this classic river cruise down the Rhine on board the lovely 1930's style art deco Royal Crown

Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge, Lucerne

A two night stay in the picturesque Swiss lakeside town of Lucerne is an enchanting start to this holiday before embarking the elegant Royal Crown in Basel for a journey along the romantic Rhine with its picturesquescenery dotted with enchanting medieval castles.

Leaving the mountains of Switzerland behind us, we pass vistas of idyllic vineyards, rugged cliffs and delightful villages all from the comfort of your floating hotel, with occaisions to sample the local wins and delicious cuisine of the region. We will also visit the fascinating cities of Koblenz and Cologne, and enjoy an overnight stop in pretty Rhüdesheim en-route to our final destination of Amsterdam.

What's Included

  • VIP Home Departure Service
  • 2 nights at the historic 4★ Wilden Mann hotel (or similar) in Lucerne
  • 7-nights full board cruise on the Royal Crown
  • Complimentary house wine served with lunch and dinner onboard
  • Compimentary tea, coffee and water with breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Titan onboard drinks party
  • Performances by an onboard musician
  • Included excursions & visits
  • Walking tour of Lucerne
  • Excursion to Mount Rigi
  • Basel panoramic drive and walking tour
  • Tour of Heidelberg including a visit to the Castle
  • Check in service by Titan Staff
  • Services of an experienced Titan tour manager
  • Scheduled British Airways or another leading airline direct flights
  • Transfers to and from airport and ship
  • First class coaching with experienced drivers
  • Hotel porterage (one bag per person)
  • All airport taxes, port taxes, security charges and applicable fuel surcharges
  • UK Air Passenger Duty
  • ATOL Protection

Day 1: London - Zurich - Lucerne Luxury Motorcoach Transfer

Map of the Rhine River
Map of the Rhine River

Titan's VIP Home Departure Service® transports you from your front door to London Heathrow Airport and a direct scheduled British Airways flight to Zurich. Upon arrival, we transfer to our historic 4★ hotel,the Wilden Mann, where we enjoy an included dinner.
Included Meals D

Day 2: Lucerne

Lucerne is a delight to explore, and this morning's guided walking tour will take you through its quiet lanes, attractive squares and picturesque bridges.This afternoon and evening you are free to enjoy the wonderful lakeside setting, where you will find plenty of pavement cafes and cosy bars serving excellent local fare.
Included Meals B

Day 3 Lucerne, Mount Rigi & Basel Luxury Motorcoach Transfer

We check out of the hotel this morning for our included guided excursion to Mount Rigi. After a pleasant cruise across the lake to Vitznau, we board the famous mountain train to the summit of Mount Rigi. Here, you can enjoy the wonderful views and free time for lunch, before descending on the cable car to Weggis, where our coach awaits. After a brief stop to collect our luggage in Lucerne, we continue to Basel, where you will be welcomed aboard the Royal Crown and tonight we enjoy a Welcome Reception followed by dinner accompanied by specially selected wines.
Included Meals B D

Day 4: Basel

Basel is known as the cultural capital of Switzerland where the Swiss, French and German borders meet and today's included tour will take you on a panoramic drive around the city and a walk through the oldest part of the town. Were-join the Royal Crown in the late afternoon and enjoy dinner as she makes her way towards the French border.
Included Meals B L D

Day 5: Strasbourg

Today will be spent in the fascinating city of Strasbourg, a city alive with French and German influences. Capital of Alsace, Strasbourg is a city of great importance both historically and today, as the home of the Council of Europe. Perhaps take an optional excursion by coach and on foot which will take you to the famous Quai St Nicholas, the Cathedral of Notre Dame, the European Parliament and the Place Republique.
Included Meals B L D

Day 6: Speyer (Heidelberg Luxury Motorcoach Transfer) - Rüdesheim

We continue into Germany as the ship navigates towards Speyer this morning. Take some time to enjoy the Royal Crown's onboard leisure facilities;why not book a treatment in the spa, hone your golf skills on the putting green or relax on the Sun Deck and take in the mesmerising river views.On arrival in Speyer, we enjoy an excursion to the ancient university town of Heidelberg, including a visit to the impressive red-walled castle. Later, we cruise to Mainz and fi nally to Rüdesheim where the Royal Crown will dock for the night.
Included Meals B L D

Day 7: Rüdesheim - Koblenz

Rüdesheim is home to the famous cobbled Drosselgasse, where lively inns and wine cellars line the street. Spend your morning sampling the local produce in a wine tavern or perhaps join an optional tour of the city which features a visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, home to an array of automated music machines from the 18th - 20th centuries.

Re-board the ship in time for lunch and spend the afternoon cruising through the Upper Middle Rhine Valley to Koblenz. This is one of the most scenic stretches of the Rhine, where rolling vineyards and hilltop castles line the river banks. You will also learn about the legends which surround the famous Loreley, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Included Meals B L D

Day 8: Koblenz - Cologne

We spend the morning in Koblenz, one of Germany's oldest cities, with a history dating back to Roman times. Here you can enjoy an optional tour of the city, which includes a visit to the fortress of Ehrenbreitstein or perhaps choose to spend some time exploring the town's abundance of cultural monuments and historic buildings, and enjoy a leisurely walk through its narrow streets and romantic squares. In the afternoon, the Royal Crown continues her journey north on the Rhine to Cologne.
Included Meals B L D

Day 9: Cologne

We arrive into Cologne at breakfast time and an optional guided tour will take you through the Old Town to the magnificent gothic Cathedral that dominates the city skyline. A masterpiece of the high-gothic period, it is one of the largest cathedrals in Europe and attained even greater status after the Second World War, as it remained standing proudly amid the ruins of the city centre.The Royal Crown leaves Cologne in the late afternoon and tonight you can enjoy a Farewell Dinner on board.
Included Meals B L D

Day 10: Amsterdam - London

We disembark and transfer to the airport for our return British Airways fl ight to London Heathrow or London Gatwick Airport. On arrival, our staff will greet you and transfer you to Titan transport for your journey home to your own front door.
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

The Royal Crown


The elegant 90 passenger Royal Crown recalls the sophistication and charm of 1930s travel. You can expect exceptional service, with 42 members of staff onboard. Dining is a particular pleasure with freshly prepared dishes made with local ingredients. Other amenities include the Lido Deck Restaurant for al-fresco dining, Lounge Bar, Sun Deck with fill Teak decking, and a small Spa

This is a bilingual (English / German) cruise with all announcements, menus and daily programmes provided in both languages. All excursions are operated with english speaking guides.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • 45 outside staterooms with full height windows in the Royal Suites on the Upper Deck
  • Elegant Restaurant with crisp white linen, Silver cutlery and fine porcelain.
  • Sun deck with teak decking, steamer deckchairs, chairs & tables
  • Art-deco lounge bar with piano
  • Outdoor Lido bar on the Sun Deck
  • Spa with Fitness area, Sauna and massage
  • Signature Shop

Royal Crown - Deck Plan
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Beautiful Art Deco Cabins

All Cabins Feature

  • Private bathrooms with shower and WC
  • Individual climate control
  • Telephone, hairdryer, television & safety deposit box

Royal Suite - Promenade Deck

Royal Crown - Royal Suite

Additional Features

  • Suite size: 200 sq. ft.
  • King Size bed with individual mattresses
  • Full height arched windows
  • Spacious seating area with sofas, table and chair
  • Welcome Champagne
  • Daily fresh fruit plate
  • Bathrobes and slippers

Premium Cabin - Cabin Deck

Royal Crown - Premium Cabin

Additional Features

  • Cabin size: 150 sq. ft.
  • Queen size bed with individual mattresses
  • Twin porthole windows
  • Welcome Champagne
  • Daily fresh fruit plate
  • Bathrobes and slippers

Deluxe Cabin - Cabin Deck

Royal Crown - Deluxe Cabin

Additional Features

  • Cabin size: 145 sq. ft.
  • Twin beds
  • Twin porthole windows

Standard Deluxe Cabin - Cabin Deck (Aft)

Royal Crown - Deluxe Cabin

Additional Features

  • Cabin size: 145 sq. ft.
  • Twin beds
  • Twin porthole windows
Please call for details of 2018 departures

Prices are per person based on two sharing and are subject to availability at time of booking. Operators reserve the right to amend published prices prior to a confirmed booking being made.

Single Occupancy Supplements:
Standard Deluxe & Deluxe £300; Premium £1,050; Royal Suite £1,250

Classic Rhine Journey 7 Nights

The Elegant Royal Crown

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  • Enjoy the Classic Rhine from Amsterdam to Basel onboard the 1930's styled Royal Crown
  • VIP Home Departure Service, collecting you from your door and returning you home after your holiday
  • Art Deco styled Double or Twin cabins available
  • Excellent dining included during your cruise
  • Complimentary house wine with lunch & dinner onboard
  • Guided tours of Heidelberg & Basel
  • Return scheduled flights from London


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