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Reflections of the Rhine and Main

A superb full-board Travelmarvel 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 £965pp

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

Save up to 40% on 2017 departures! Terms and conditions apply. Book by 28 Feb 2017

2018 just released - special offer launch prices! Book by 29 Apr 2017

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 eautiful 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. (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 an APT Travelmarvel ship
  • Return flights from the UK with transfers between ship and airport.
  • All tipping, gratuities and port charges
  • 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
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2017 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Premium Ships
Apr 03£1695£1015
Apr 17, 21£1995£1195
May 01; Jun 16, 26£2095£1255
Jul 10, 14; Aug 07£1995£1195
Sep 04£2095£1255
Oct 16£1695£1015

2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Premium Ships
Mar 26£995£965
Apr 30£1467£1437
May 11, 14, 28; Jun 08, 11, 25£1537£1507
Jul 06, 09, 23; Aug 03, 06, 20, 31£1467£1437
Sep 03, 17, 28£1537£1507
Oct 01£1397£1367
Oct 15£1257£1227
Oct 29£995£965

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two sharing a cabin. Single supplements are also available on request.
  • Cabin Upgrade Supplements:
  • Cat D - 2017: from £90pp 2018: £120pp
  • Cat C - 2017: from £300pp 2018: £330pp
  • Cat B - 2017: from £330pp 2018; £360pp
  • Cat A - 2017: from £360pp 2018: £390pp
  • Cat A+ - 2017: from £390pp 2018; £420pp
  • Cat OS - 2017: from £510pp 2018: £570pp
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