About the Tour:
Eight days Basel-Rüdesheim-Amsterdam-Cologne. Experience legendary castles, vibrant towns and cities and romantic wine regions: This cruise reveals why the Rhine is so beautiful. From the Rhine Knee near Basel, you will travel through the Upper Rhine Valley and the impressive breakthrough in the Rhenish Slate Mountains, up to the Rhine's delta in the Netherlands. You will experience the full glory of this Central European river and its diverse landscapes. You will visit some of the most interesting towns in four countries, as well as impressive architectural landmarks, vineyards, castles and ruins as far as the eye can see - a week of memorable experiences.
The ship itself is of top standard. Tgenerouslyous sized cabins offer all conveniences and fantastic views. Throughout the ship, the large panorama windows provide fabulous views over the river and scenic highlights. The cuisine on-board is also superb.
Day 1 - Basel
Embark 3.00 p.m. Optional city tour/walk through historic Basel, including Market and Münsterplatz (begins at 3.30 p.m. dep. Basel Bad station). Mooring at Kembs later in the day.
Day 2 - Strasbourg / Kehl
Optional city tour/walk through Strasbourg with a visit to the cathedral of Notre-Dame. Time to make your own discoveries.
Day 3 - Mannheim
Excursion to the beautiful cathedral city of Speyer. Travel with the Winzerexpress train to "Siegfried‘s Mechanical Music Cabinet" with 350 automatically playing instruments. Moorning in Rüdesheim in the evening.
Day 4 - Middle Rhine Valley
Pass by the famous Lorelei. Moorning in Koblenz, followed by an optional guided walk through Koblenz, the city on the "German Triangle", and cable car trip to the fortress of hrenbreitstein with a magnificent panoramic view. Time to make your own discoveries.
Day 5 - Cologne
Optional guided walk through the cathedral city of Cologne with traditional Kölsch beer
Day 6 - Amsterdam Mooring 8.00am Cast off 12.00am
Optional "Bright lights of Amsterdam": excursion with a tour of the "Grachten" with their typical merchant houses. Excursion to Northern Holland, including visits to an open-air museum and a cheese dairy. Evening tour of the fascinating colourful side of Amsterdam, including the famous Red Light District and Chinatown
Day 7 - Nijmegen
Guided tour through the friendly Hanseatic city Nijmegen. Afterwards, there will be time for a stroll
Day 8 - Cologne
Tour commences in Basel and concludes in Cologne.
- Eight-day cruise in an outside cabin in the category booked
- Generous breakfast buffet with coffee / tea and juices
- Multi-course menus served at table for lunch and dinner
- Optional light lunch buffet
- Coffee / tea after lunch and dinner
- Coffee / cake or midnight snack depending on the daily itinerary
- Festive gala dinner
- Welcome & farewell reception with the captain
- Tables can be reserved on board
- Cruise director and local tour guides
- Comfortable Sennheiser Audio system for all excursions
- On-board entertainment programme
- Luggage service from the landing stage to the cabin for embarking and disembarking
- All port and passenger fees
- Travel insurance
Departure Dates (2019):
- 10 June
- 19 July
- 08 October
- 30 October
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Valid from Apr 27, 2019
Expires Jul 6, 2019
Bookings must be made by 6th July 2019 and are valid for travel dates departing on: 10 June, 19 July, 08 October & 30 October. Subject to availability. International flights not included. Must be used in 1 visit. Deal valid for one person on a twin share basis i.e. two vouchers must be purchased at this price. Includes: 8-day cruise in an outside cabin in the category booked, generous breakfast buffet with coffee/tea and juices, multi-course menus served at table for lunch and dinner, optional light lunch buffet, coffee / tea after lunch and dinner, coffee / cake or midnight snack depending on the daily itinerary, festive gala dinner, welcome & farewell reception with the captain, tables can be reserved on board, cruise director and local tour guides, comfortable Sennheiser Audio system for all excursions, on-board entertainment programme, luggage service from landing stage to cabin for embarking and disembarking & all port and passenger fees. Excludes Visas, Travel insurance, International Airfares, Personal expenses & anything not specifically mentioned in the itinerary. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond your intended stay. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Travel insurance recommended. Value of deal is based on current rates, which are subject to change. Refund available from GrabOne within 48 hours of purchase if specific dates are not available. No cashback. Not to be used with other offers. Tour Reference: NRC19
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