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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 £995pp

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

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Travelmarvel by APT

Save up to 50% on 2018 departures! Book by 31 Aug 2017. Subject to availability

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 an APT Travelmarvel 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
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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
Jun 26£2095£2065
Jul 10, 14; Aug 07£1995£1965
Sep 04£2095£2065
Oct 16£1695£1665

2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Premium Ships
Mar 26£1995£995
Apr 30£2345£1407
May 11, 14, 28; Jun 08, 11, 25£2445£1467
Jul 06, 09, 23; Aug 03, 06, 20, 31£2345£1407
Sep 03, 17, 28£2445£1467
Oct 01£2245£1347
Oct 15£1995£995
Oct 29£1995£1197

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: £150pp 2018: from £100-£120pp
  • Cat C - 2017: £500pp 2018: from £300-£360pp
  • Cat B - 2017: £550pp 2018: from £325-£390pp
  • Cat A - 2017: £600pp 2018: from £350-£420pp
  • Cat A+ - 2017: £650pp 2018: from £375-£450pp
  • Cat OS - 2017: £850pp 2018: from £500-£600pp
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