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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

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7 nights from £1979pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Cochem
  • Bamberg
  • Wurzburg
  • Miltenberg

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Save 25% on 1, 22 Aug 2019 departures! Book by 31 Mar 2019. Prices shown include discounts

Save up to £550pp on all other 2019 departures! All dates include exclusive £50pp discount. Book by 31 Mar 2019. Prices shown include discount

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

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. (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. In 2018 there is the option to hike to Trier's ancient amphitheatre and in 2019 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
  • 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

  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers - we can arrange these for you
  • 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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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • May
    • May 2nd - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2542
      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: £2592 Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3225 Brochure Price from: £3366 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £4141 Brochure Price from: £4281
      Blue Water Price from: £2542 Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £3175 Blue Water Price from: £3316 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £4091 Blue Water Price from: £4231
  • June
    • Jun 6th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2613
      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: £2663 Brochure Price from: £2874 Brochure Price from: £3296 Brochure Price from: £3437 Brochure Price from: £3507 Brochure Price from: £4212 Brochure Price from: £4352
      Blue Water Price from: £2613 Blue Water Price from: £2824 Blue Water Price from: £3246 Blue Water Price from: £3387 Blue Water Price from: £3457 Blue Water Price from: £4162 Blue Water Price from: £4302
    • Jun 27th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2613
      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: £2663 Brochure Price from: £2874 Brochure Price from: £3296 Brochure Price from: £3437 Brochure Price from: £3507 Brochure Price from: £4212 Brochure Price from: £4352
      Blue Water Price from: £2613 Blue Water Price from: £2824 Blue Water Price from: £3246 Blue Water Price from: £3387 Blue Water Price from: £3457 Blue Water Price from: £4162 Blue Water Price from: £4302
  • August
    • Aug 1st - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £1979
      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: £2663 Brochure Price from: £2874 Brochure Price from: £3296 Brochure Price from: £3437 Brochure Price from: £3507 Brochure Price from: £4212 Brochure Price from: £4352
      Blue Water Price from: £1979 Blue Water Price from: £2137 Blue Water Price from: £2454 Blue Water Price from: £2559 Blue Water Price from: £2612 Blue Water Price from: £3141 Blue Water Price from: £3246
    • Aug 22nd - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2031
      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: £2733 Brochure Price from: £2944 Brochure Price from: £3366 Brochure Price from: £3507 Brochure Price from: £3577 Brochure Price from: £4282 Brochure Price from: £4422
      Blue Water Price from: £2031 Blue Water Price from: £2190 Blue Water Price from: £2506 Blue Water Price from: £2612 Blue Water Price from: £2664 Blue Water Price from: £3193 Blue Water Price from: £3298
  • September
    • Sep 12th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2824
      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: £2874 Brochure Price from: £3085 Brochure Price from: £3507 Brochure Price from: £3648 Brochure Price from: £3718 Brochure Price from: £4423 Brochure Price from: £4563
      Blue Water Price from: £2824 Blue Water Price from: £3035 Blue Water Price from: £3457 Blue Water Price from: £3598 Blue Water Price from: £3668 Blue Water Price from: £4373 Blue Water Price from: £4513
  • October
    • Oct 3rd - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2649
      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: £2874 Brochure Price from: £3085 Brochure Price from: £3507 Brochure Price from: £3648 Brochure Price from: £3718 Brochure Price from: £4423 Brochure Price from: £4563
      Blue Water Price from: £2649 Blue Water Price from: £2860 Blue Water Price from: £3282 Blue Water Price from: £3423 Blue Water Price from: £3493 Blue Water Price from: £4198 Blue Water Price from: £4338
    • Oct 24th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2472
      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: £2522 Brochure Price from: £2733 Brochure Price from: £3155 Brochure Price from: £3296 Brochure Price from: £3366 Brochure Price from: £4071 Brochure Price from: £4211
      Blue Water Price from: £2472 Blue Water Price from: £2683 Blue Water Price from: £3105 Blue Water Price from: £3246 Blue Water Price from: £3316 Blue Water Price from: £4021 Blue Water Price from: £4161
  • November
    • Nov 14th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2015
      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: £2240 Brochure Price from: £2451 Brochure Price from: £2873 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3084 Brochure Price from: £3789 Brochure Price from: £3929
      Blue Water Price from: £2015 Blue Water Price from: £2226 Blue Water Price from: £2648 Blue Water Price from: £2789 Blue Water Price from: £2859 Blue Water Price from: £3564 Blue Water Price from: £3704

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 16th - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2460
      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: £2460 Blue Water Price from: £2681 Blue Water Price from: £3200 Blue Water Price from: £3348 Blue Water Price from: £3422 Blue Water Price from: £4163 Blue Water Price from: £4311
    • Apr 23rd - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2534
      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: £2534 Blue Water Price from: £2755 Blue Water Price from: £3274 Blue Water Price from: £3422 Blue Water Price from: £3496 Blue Water Price from: £4237 Blue Water Price from: £4385
  • May
    • May 28th - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2830
      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: £2830 Blue Water Price from: £3051 Blue Water Price from: £3570 Blue Water Price from: £3718 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £4533 Blue Water Price from: £4681
  • June
    • Jun 4th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2830
      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: £2830 Blue Water Price from: £3051 Blue Water Price from: £3570 Blue Water Price from: £3718 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £4533 Blue Water Price from: £4681
  • July
    • Jul 8th - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £2830
      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: £2830 Blue Water Price from: £3051 Blue Water Price from: £3348 Blue Water Price from: £3570 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4089 Blue Water Price from: £4237 Blue Water Price from: £4385 Blue Water Price from: £5348
    • Jul 9th - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2830
      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: £2830 Blue Water Price from: £3051 Blue Water Price from: £3570 Blue Water Price from: £3718 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £4533 Blue Water Price from: £4681
    • Jul 16th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2830
      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: £2830 Blue Water Price from: £3051 Blue Water Price from: £3570 Blue Water Price from: £3718 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £4533 Blue Water Price from: £4681
  • August
    • Aug 19th - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £2830
      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: £2830 Blue Water Price from: £3051 Blue Water Price from: £3348 Blue Water Price from: £3570 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4089 Blue Water Price from: £4237 Blue Water Price from: £4385 Blue Water Price from: £5348
    • Aug 20th - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2904
      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: £2904 Blue Water Price from: £3125 Blue Water Price from: £3644 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £4607 Blue Water Price from: £4755
    • Aug 26th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £2978
      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: £2978 Blue Water Price from: £3199 Blue Water Price from: £3496 Blue Water Price from: £3718 Blue Water Price from: £4088 Blue Water Price from: £4237 Blue Water Price from: £4385 Blue Water Price from: £4533 Blue Water Price from: £5496
    • Aug 27th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2978
      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
      Blue Water Price from: £2978 Blue Water Price from: £3199 Blue Water Price from: £3718 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4681 Blue Water Price from: £4829
  • October
    • Oct 1st - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £3052
      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
      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4755 Blue Water Price from: £4903
    • Oct 8th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2978
      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
      Blue Water Price from: £2978 Blue Water Price from: £3199 Blue Water Price from: £3718 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4681 Blue Water Price from: £4829
    • Oct 21st - Luxembourg to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £2830
      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: £2830 Blue Water Price from: £3051 Blue Water Price from: £3348 Blue Water Price from: £3570 Blue Water Price from: £3940 Blue Water Price from: £4089 Blue Water Price from: £4237 Blue Water Price from: £4385 Blue Water Price from: £5348
    • Oct 28th - Nuremberg to Luxembourg - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £2756
      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: £2756 Blue Water Price from: £2977 Blue Water Price from: £3274 Blue Water Price from: £3496 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £4015 Blue Water Price from: £4163 Blue Water Price from: £4311 Blue Water Price from: £5274

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Map for European Rivers and Castles