Blue Water Holidays
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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Reflections of the Rhine and Main

A superb full-board premium cruise along the beautiful Rhine River from Amsterdam to Nuremburg, travelling through Rüdesheim, Wertheim and Würzburg. Includes flights from the UK, excursions and unique Insider Experiences

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £997pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Cologne
  • Amsterdam
  • Ehrenfels Castle near Rudesheim
  • Rudesheim
  • Wurzburg Residenz
  • Nuremberg

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

APT Premium Cruises

Second passenger free OR save up to 40%! Second passenger free applies to 8, 25 Jun, 6 Aug, 28 Sep and 1, 15 Oct departures. Savings of up to 40% apply to all other departures. Subject to availability. Book by 28 Feb 2018

Reflections of the Rhine and Main Special Offer

Enjoy travelling through the heart of Holland and Germany on this superb 7-night cruise from Amsterdam to Nuremberg, with included shore excursions and unique Insider Experiences.

Glide past Amsterdam’s waterside treasures on board a glass-top boat before travelling by coach to the charming medieval town of Utrecht. Cruise from Cologne to Bonn and enjoy exploring this picturesque city. Ride the scenic funicular train into the hilltops and visit the majestic 19th-century Drachenburg Castle. The ship then cruises through the beautiful Rhine Gorge before docking in the pretty wine town of Rudesheim, where the Winzerexpress mini-train transports visitors to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.

Learn more about the culture of Miltenberg as the friendly residents welcome you into their homes for coffee and cake. After an overnight cruise along the Main River the ship docks in Wurzburg, home to the magnificent palace of Wurzburg Residence. World Heritage-listed Bamberg is the next stop before reaching the Main-Danube Canal, a feat of modern engineering, and finally arriving in Nuremberg.

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Reflections of the Rhine and Main Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Amsterdam (Holland)

Fly from the UK to Amsterdam and transfer from the airport to the ship. Dock overnight allowing ample time to explore the iconic sights at leisure. Tonight, enjoy a special Captain’s Welcome Reception. (D)

Day 2 - Amsterdam - Utrecht

Amsterdam’s network of 17th-century canals gives the city its nickname ‘The Venice of the North’. Board a glass-top boat and glide past the city’s impressive waterside facades, then travel by coach via Rembrandt’s Windmill, immortalised in the artist’s paintings, to Utrecht. Tonight, enjoy a Gala Welcome Dinner. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Cologne (Germany) - Bruhl

Travel south from Cologne to the beautiful town of Bruhl. Your exclusive Insider Experience is a visit to the 18th-century castle of Augustusburg, a superb example of German rococo architecture, and the Falkenlust hunting lodge. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Rhine Gorge - Rüdesheim

Cruise through the Rhine Gorge, considered by many to be the most beautiful section of the Rhine River. Watch in awe as steep slopes covered in vineyards and dotted with ancient castles drift past, before the ship docks in the pretty wine town of Rüdesheim. Here, the Winzerexpress mini-train travels through the town to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, which houses a magnificent collection of automated musical instruments. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Miltenberg

For your exclusive Insider Experience, enjoy coffee and cake with the locals in Miltenberg as they invite you into their homes. Later, take the opportunity to explore this beautiful town at the confluence of the Main and Tauber rivers. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Wurzburg

Visit the spectacular baroque Wurzburg Residence with its grand staircase and chapel. Enjoy a walk through the beautifully landscaped Wurzburg Court garden. Later, take the opportunity to explore the picturesque town of Rothenburg (extra cost). (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Bamberg

Enjoy a guided tour of World Heritage-listed Bamberg. Discover a range of historic churches and buildings, including the half-timbered cottages and postcard-perfect town hall on the River Regnitz. Later, the ship will reach the Main-Danube Canal. The canal links the North and Black seas and is recognised as a feat of modern engineering. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Nuremberg - UK

After breakfast disembark the ship for the transfer to Munich airport for the onward flight to the UK. (B)

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary. Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full-board cruise aboard a premium ship
  • Return flights from the UK with transfers between ship and airport.
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Cruise Director throughout your cruise
  • Included excursions accompanied by expert guides
  • Unique Insider Experiences
  • Beer, local wine and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Tea and coffee available 24 hours a day on board
  • All tipping, gratuities and port charges

2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Travelmarvel Diamond
Mar 26£1995£1496
May 14; Jun 11£2445£1833
Jul 09£2345£1758
Aug 06£2345£1172
Sep 03£2445£1833
Oct 01£2245£1122
Travelmarvel Jewel
Apr 30£2345£1758
May 28£2445£1467
Jun 25£2445£1222
Jul 23; Aug 20£2345£1758
Sep 17£2445£1833
Oct 15£1995£997
Travelmarvel Sapphire
May 11£2445£1467
Jun 08£2445£1222
Jul 06£2345£1758
Aug 03, 31£2345£1407
Sep 28£2445£1222

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two sharing a cabin. Single supplements are also available on request.
  • Cabin Upgrade Supplements are available, please contact us
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