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

A Tale of Three Rivers

A unique 7-night cruise through the most scenic part of the UNESCO-listed Middle Rhine through the breathtaking Rhine Gorge and along the Moselle and Main rivers between Trier and Bamberg, with included guided excursions and return flights from the UK

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £1645pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Cochem
  • Bernkastel
  • Cochem
  • Marksberg Castle, Koblenz
  • Heidelberg
  • Bamberg
  • Wurzburg

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A Tale of Three Rivers Special Offer

This unique 7-night cruise takes in the most scenic part of the Upper Rhine River and continues along the Main River.

Join your ship in Trier, one of Germany's most treasured cities, once the capital of the Holy Roman Empire. See the cities rich history with a tour including the magnificent Romanesque Cathedral, the 20,000 seat amphitheatre and the ancient gates of Porta Nigra. Enjoy scenic cruising along the Moselle river to Bernkastel and visit the imposing Reichsburg Castle in Cochem.

Marksburg Castle in Koblenz has some of the best panoramic views of the Rhine River from its fantastic vantage point. This was the only Rhine fortress which was never destroyed and its fortifications have remained intact. Cruise through the Moddle Rhine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site lined with medieval castles, historic towns and vineyards, to Heidelberg, Germany's oldest university town. Visit the Franconian wine town of Wurzburg and Bishops' Residenz, a beautiful Baroque palace, before taking in the beautiful scenery along the Main River as your ship reaches Bamberg.

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A Tale of Three Rivers Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Trier (Germany)

Fly from the UK and embark your ship in Trier. (D)

Day 2 - Trier - Bernkastel

Enjoy a morning tour in Trier, Germany's oldest city set along the Moselle River. A guided tour will include the well-preserved Roman Porta Nigra, Trier Cathedral and the Church of Our Lady. Spend this afternoon cruising along the scenic Moselle river, docking in Bernkastel this evening. There will be time this evening to walk through the town's cobblestone streets or there is an optional wine-tasting excursion in this famous wine region. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Cochem - Winnigen

After a walking tour through the Moselle town of Cochem, visit the imposing Reichsburg Castle. Enjoy scenic cruising this afternoon along the Moselle to Winnigen, arriving early evening (forward itinerary only). (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Koblenz or Mainz

On the forward itinerary after breakfast visit Marksburg Castle, the only Rhine fortress that was never destroyed. Take in the views from the castle's stunning vantage point, overlooking the River Rhine. Rejoin the ship in Braubach before cruising down the Middle Rhine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is lined with medieval castles, historic towns and vineyards. On the reverse itinerary today is spent in Mainz where there is a guided tour, then time at leisure in Rudesheim. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Heidelberg

Today a full-day excursion takes you to Heidelberg, home to Germany's oldest university town. Tour the imposing red sandstone ruins of Heidelberg Castle, built in the 12th century but twice destroyed by lightning before being rebuilt. Enjoy a guided walk through the Old Town and the marketplace, with lunch in a local restaurant. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Wurzburg

Disembark in Karlstadt (on the reverse itinerary you will disembark in Wurzburg) for an excursion to the Franconian wine town of Wurzburg. Tour the Bishops' Residenz, a beautiful Baroque palace. Spend some time at leisure in Wurzburg or take an optional excursion along the 'Romantic Road' to the walled medieval village of Rothenburg. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Bamberg

Enjoy the last scenic cruising this morning along the Main River, eastward through the Franconia region of Germany. Stop in historic Bamberg for a walking tour of the Old Town area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perhaps sample the town's famous locally brewed smoky beer, rauchbier, this afternoon. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Bamberg - UK

Disembark in Bamberg and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary. This itinerary is also available in the reverse direction. Visit sequence, tours and times may vary.

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board cruise
  • Return flights from London or selected regional airports
  • Complimentary house wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Guided excursions
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • All port and airport taxes
  • Transfers as stated
  • Gratuities on board

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
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2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • May
    • May 7th - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Idi From: £1995
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    • May 21st - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Idi From: £1995
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    • May 28th - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Alsvin From: £1995
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  • June
    • Jun 18th - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Idi From: £1995
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  • July
    • Jul 2nd - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Idi From: £1895
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    • Jul 16th - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Idi From: £1895
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    • Jul 30th - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Idi From: £1895
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  • August
    • Aug 13th - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Idi From: £1895
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    • Aug 27th - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Idi From: £1895
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  • September
    • Sep 10th - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Idi From: £2195
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    • Sep 24th - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Idi From: £2195
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  • October
    • Oct 8th - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Idi From: £1995
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    • Oct 22nd - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Idi From: £1895
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      Brochure Price from: £2845 Brochure Price from: £2995 Brochure Price from: £3795 Brochure Price from: £4045 Brochure Price from: £4245 Brochure Price from: £4445 Brochure Price from: £5695 Brochure Price from: £7795
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  • November
    • Nov 5th - Bamberg to Trier - Sailing on: Viking Idi From: £1645
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