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

European Rivers and Castles

Journey along the Moselle, Rhine and Main rivers through Germany's beautiful wine-producing areas and past historic castles. Includes shore excursions

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £1460pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Cochem
  • Bamberg
  • Wurzburg
  • Wertheim

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Save £550pp PLUS Free flights and overseas transfers on 2019 departures! Prices shown include all discounts, including exclusive £50pp Blue Water discount. Book by 30 Nov 2019

Save up to £1050pp PLUS Free flights and overseas transfers on 2020 departures! Prices shown include all discounts, including exclusive £50pp Blue Water discount. Book by 31 Dec 2019

European Rivers and Castles Special Offer

Enjoy visits to well-preserved medieval towns and admire the dramatic scenery of the Rhine Gorge, dotted with fairytale castles and majestic fortresses, on this superb cruise along the beautiful Rhine, Main and Moselle rivers.

See the sights of UNESCO-listed Bamberg on a walking tour and discover the ornate Wurzburg Residence with its beautifully landscaped gardens.

Explore the quaint town of Wertheim, renowned for its glassworks, before cruising to picturesque Mainz. Discover an array of musical instruments at Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in the wine-producing town of Rudesheim before seeing the sights of Trier, Germany's oldest city.

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European Rivers and Castles Itinerary

Day 1 - Nuremberg (Germany)

Arrive in Nuremberg, where your luxurious ship awaits you. Tonight, gather together for the Welcome Dinner. (D)

Day 2 - Bamberg - Volkach

Join the guided walking tour of Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to see the breathtaking cathedral and Old Town Hall, and taste the city's famous smoked beer. Later, journey to Volkach where you can enjoy free time. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Volkach - Wurzburg

In 2019, join a city tour of Volkach, or join the full day excursion to Rothenburg, Germany's best preserved walled town. In the Baroque city of Wurzburg take the opportunity to tour the beautiful Residenz Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 2020, go on a full-day excursion to Rothenburg, Germany’s best-preserved walled town located on the Romantic Road. Later in the day, and for those not going to Rothenburg, enjoy a city tour of Würzburg, a bursting with Baroque splendor. Or visit Würzburg’s Baroque Residenz Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that features an opulent interior, including a grand fresco by Tiepolo. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Wertheim

Cruise to the quaint German town of Wertheim, known for its intricate glassworks and medieval architecture. Enjoy a walking tour of the city, join a guided bike ride or visit a local bakery for a pretzel-making demonstration. There is also the option to hike up to the ruined castle high above the town. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Rudesheim - Lahnstein

In Rudesheim, perhaps visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or take an unforgettable gondola ride over the town to the Niederwald Monument. You may also want to hike through Rudesheim's vineyards. Later, sail through the beautiful Rhine River Gorge to Lahnstein for a visit to Lahneck Castle. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Cochem - Zell

In Cochem, take a guided tour to the hilltop Reichsburg Castle, visit one of Europe's oldest mustard mills or join the guided bike tour along the Moselle River. In Zell the local Wine Queen and Mayor will welcome you to an exclusive wine festival where you can sample local wine and sausages. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Zell - Trier

Explore Trier, Germany's oldest city on a guided tour to the Roman Amphitheatre or join the tour that reveals the secrets of the Porta Nigra. You can choose to join the bike tour through the historic city centre or hike above the city to Petrisberg. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Luxembourg

Disembark the ship this morning. (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 deluxe accommodation in an outside cabin - most with French or the revolutionary Twin balconies
  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner and bottled water in cabins replenished daily
  • Sip and Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
  • "Culinary Delights - Bites and Sights" excursions
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • State of the art Infotainment System in all cabins with hi-speed internet, Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English TV stations
  • Special highights including lectures, theme dinners, cooking demonstration, on board music performances and afternoon/evening piano music
  • Bicycles to explore on your own and guided bicycle tours
  • Services of professional Cruise Manager
  • Port Charges
  • All local taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Gratuities

Cruise Extensions

  • Prague and Paris Extension (2019) Extend your cruise with a 3-night pre-cruise stay in Prague and a 3-night post-cruise stay in Paris. Please contact us for details
  • Paris and Prague Extension (2020) Extend your cruise with a 3-night pre-cruise stay in Paris and a 3-night post-cruise stay in Prague. Please contact us for details

Special Features

  • Special wine-themed itineraries:
  • 2019: 1 Aug; 14 Nov
  • 2020: 20*, 27 Aug
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 16th - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £1460
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2510 Brochure Price from: £2731 Brochure Price from: £3250 Brochure Price from: £3398 Brochure Price from: £3472 Brochure Price from: £4213 Brochure Price from: £4361
      Blue Water Price from: £1460 Blue Water Price from: £1681 Blue Water Price from: £2200 Blue Water Price from: £2348 Blue Water Price from: £2422 Blue Water Price from: £3163 Blue Water Price from: £3311
    • Apr 23rd - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £1534
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2584 Brochure Price from: £2805 Brochure Price from: £3324 Brochure Price from: £3472 Brochure Price from: £3546 Brochure Price from: £4287 Brochure Price from: £4435
      Blue Water Price from: £1534 Blue Water Price from: £1755 Blue Water Price from: £2274 Blue Water Price from: £2422 Blue Water Price from: £2496 Blue Water Price from: £3237 Blue Water Price from: £3385
  • May
    • May 28th - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2430
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2880 Brochure Price from: £3101 Brochure Price from: £3620 Brochure Price from: £3768 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £4583 Brochure Price from: £4731
      Blue Water Price from: £2430 Blue Water Price from: £2651 Blue Water Price from: £3170 Blue Water Price from: £3318 Blue Water Price from: £3392 Blue Water Price from: £4133 Blue Water Price from: £4281
  • June
    • Jun 4th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2430
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2880 Brochure Price from: £3101 Brochure Price from: £3620 Brochure Price from: £3768 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £4583 Brochure Price from: £4731
      Blue Water Price from: £2430 Blue Water Price from: £2651 Blue Water Price from: £3170 Blue Water Price from: £3318 Blue Water Price from: £3392 Blue Water Price from: £4133 Blue Water Price from: £4281
  • July
    • Jul 8th - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £2080
      Cat E Cat D Cat CB Cat C / CA Cat BB Cat BA Cat AB Cat AA Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2880 Brochure Price from: £3101 Brochure Price from: £3398 Brochure Price from: £3620 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4139 Brochure Price from: £4287 Brochure Price from: £4435 Brochure Price from: £5398
      Blue Water Price from: £2080 Blue Water Price from: £2301 Blue Water Price from: £2598 Blue Water Price from: £2820 Blue Water Price from: £3190 Blue Water Price from: £3339 Blue Water Price from: £3487 Blue Water Price from: £3635 Blue Water Price from: £4598
    • Jul 9th - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2080
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2880 Brochure Price from: £3101 Brochure Price from: £3620 Brochure Price from: £3768 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £4583 Brochure Price from: £4731
      Blue Water Price from: £2080 Blue Water Price from: £2301 Blue Water Price from: £2820 Blue Water Price from: £2968 Blue Water Price from: £3042 Blue Water Price from: £3783 Blue Water Price from: £3931
    • Jul 16th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2080
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2880 Brochure Price from: £3101 Brochure Price from: £3620 Brochure Price from: £3768 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £4583 Brochure Price from: £4731
      Blue Water Price from: £2080 Blue Water Price from: £2301 Blue Water Price from: £2820 Blue Water Price from: £2968 Blue Water Price from: £3042 Blue Water Price from: £3783 Blue Water Price from: £3931
  • August
    • Aug 19th - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £2080
      Cat E Cat D Cat CB Cat C / CA Cat BB Cat BA Cat AB Cat AA Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2880 Brochure Price from: £3101 Brochure Price from: £3398 Brochure Price from: £3620 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4139 Brochure Price from: £4287 Brochure Price from: £4435 Brochure Price from: £5398
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    • Aug 20th - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2154
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £2954 Brochure Price from: £3175 Brochure Price from: £3694 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £4657 Brochure Price from: £4805
      Blue Water Price from: £2154 Blue Water Price from: £2375 Blue Water Price from: £2894 Blue Water Price from: £3042 Blue Water Price from: £3116 Blue Water Price from: £3857 Blue Water Price from: £4005
    • Aug 26th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £2228
      Cat E Cat D Cat CB Cat C / CA Cat BB Cat BA Cat AB Cat AA Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3028 Brochure Price from: £3249 Brochure Price from: £3546 Brochure Price from: £3768 Brochure Price from: £4138 Brochure Price from: £4287 Brochure Price from: £4435 Brochure Price from: £4583 Brochure Price from: £5546
      Blue Water Price from: £2228 Blue Water Price from: £2449 Blue Water Price from: £2746 Blue Water Price from: £2968 Blue Water Price from: £3338 Blue Water Price from: £3487 Blue Water Price from: £3635 Blue Water Price from: £3783 Blue Water Price from: £4746
    • Aug 27th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2228
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3028 Brochure Price from: £3249 Brochure Price from: £3768 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4731 Brochure Price from: £4879
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  • October
    • Oct 1st - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2652
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4064 Brochure Price from: £4805 Brochure Price from: £4953
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    • Oct 8th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2578
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3028 Brochure Price from: £3249 Brochure Price from: £3768 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4731 Brochure Price from: £4879
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    • Oct 21st - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £2430
      Cat E Cat D Cat CB Cat C / CA Cat BB Cat BA Cat AB Cat AA Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2880 Brochure Price from: £3101 Brochure Price from: £3398 Brochure Price from: £3620 Brochure Price from: £3990 Brochure Price from: £4139 Brochure Price from: £4287 Brochure Price from: £4435 Brochure Price from: £5398
      Blue Water Price from: £2430 Blue Water Price from: £2651 Blue Water Price from: £2948 Blue Water Price from: £3170 Blue Water Price from: £3540 Blue Water Price from: £3689 Blue Water Price from: £3837 Blue Water Price from: £3985 Blue Water Price from: £4948
    • Oct 28th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £2356
      Cat E Cat D Cat CB Cat C / CA Cat BB Cat BA Cat AB Cat AA Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2806 Brochure Price from: £3027 Brochure Price from: £3324 Brochure Price from: £3546 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £4065 Brochure Price from: £4213 Brochure Price from: £4361 Brochure Price from: £5324
      Blue Water Price from: £2356 Blue Water Price from: £2577 Blue Water Price from: £2874 Blue Water Price from: £3096 Blue Water Price from: £3466 Blue Water Price from: £3615 Blue Water Price from: £3763 Blue Water Price from: £3911 Blue Water Price from: £4874

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