Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Legends of the Rhine and Main

View magnificent architecture, breathtaking scenery and medieval ruins as you travel along the Moselle, Rhine and Main from Nuremberg to Bernkastel. Includes return flights from the UK, shore excursions and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £1945pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Nuremberg
  • Bamberg
  • Wurzburg Residenz
  • Marksberg Castle, Koblenz

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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INCREDIBLE HOT OFFER: Save £1200pp on 25 Aug 2019! Applies to Cat B cabins and above. All other cabin categories and 2019 departures have a saving of up to £600pp. Subject to availability

Save up to £500pp PLUS book a Balcony Suite and enjoy unlimited free drinks! Applies to 2020 departures. Book by 31 Jul 2019. Subject to availability

No single supplement! Applies to 25 Aug 2019 departure. Subject to availability. Cannot be combined with any other offer

Legends of the Rhine and Main Special Offer

Visit medieval towns and cities and enjoy breathtaking scenery as you cruise the Main-Danube Canal, through the Moselle Valley and along the Rhine.

Cruise from Nuremberg along the Main-Danube Canal where the navigation of the huge locks showcases the Captain's skill. Join a guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bamberg, explore Wurzburg's ornate baroque palace and stop at the picturesque village of Miltenberg with its half-timbered buildings.

Enjoy a walking tour of the 2000 year old town of Koblenz and a visit to the impressive Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, before strolling through the medieval marketplace of Bernkastel and enjoying a wine tasting session.

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Legends of the Rhine and Main Itinerary

Day 1 - UK – Nuremberg (Germany)

Fly from a choice of UK regional airports to Munich and transfer to Nuremberg to board your ship. Meet your captain and crew. (D)

Day 2 - Bamberg

A morning cruise through the Main-Danube canal takes you to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bamberg. Your guided tour of Europe's largest intact medieval town centre will provide you with the opportunity to marvel at some of the 2,400 listed buildings. Captain's Welcome Dinner on board tonight. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Wurzburg

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site Bishops’ Residenz. Designed by Balthasar Neumann, building began in 1720 and concluded in 1744. The elegant 18th-century frescoes above the grand staircase and the infamous Imperial Hall by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo make it one of the most important palaces in Europe. You can enjoy a wine tasting at the Bishop's Residenz. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Wertheim - Miltenberg

Spend time at leisure in the medieval town of Wertheim, renowned for its glass-blowing, before travelling to Miltenberg where there is guided hike or guided tour taking in the Old Town with its well-preserved half-timbered buildings. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Koblenz

Enjoy a guided walking tour before heading to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Later, re-join the ship and cruise the stunning Rhine Gorge past the Lorelei Rock and Pfalzgrafenstein Castle. There is a regional wine lecture on board. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Cochem

Explore the beautiful town of Cochem on a guided walk, which includes a visit to Reichburg Castle. Captain's Farewell Dinner this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Bernkastel

Bernkastel dates back to 3000BC and lies on the banks of the Moselle River. Enjoy a morning walking tour of Bernkastel with its timber-framed houses and medieval centre. Perhaps take the wine tasting excursion or join the active bike ride. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Frankfurt - UK

After breakfast you will disembark your ship 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. Key: Breakfast - B; Lunch - L; Dinner - D

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise on Emerald Waterways star ship
  • Return flights from up to 15 UK regional airports
  • Overseas transfers
  • Guided excursions with English-speaking guide
  • 3 EmeraldPLUS activities and 2 EmeraldACTIVE excursions
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Complimentary tea and coffee available at all times and complimentary bottled water in your cabin, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Highlight dinners including a Welcome dinner
  • Evening entertainment on board
  • English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Port charges and airport taxes

Cruise Extensions

  • Prague Extension Enjoy a 3-night stay at the Hotel Grandium or similar, Prague from £375pp. Please contact us for details

Special Features

  • EmeraldPLUS activities:
  • Wine tasting at the Bishop's Cellar
  • Regional wine lecture on board
  • Wine tasting in Bernkastel
  • EmeraldACTIVE excursions:
  • Guided hike around Miltenberg
  • Guided bike tour in the Bernkastel area
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • August
    • Aug 25th - Nuremberg to Bernkastel - Sailing on: Emerald Ships From: £1995
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2395 Brochure Price from: £2545 Brochure Price from: £3045 Brochure Price from: £3295 Brochure Price from: £3395 Brochure Price from: £3945 Brochure Price from: £4595
      Blue Water Price from: £1995 Blue Water Price from: £2145 Blue Water Price from: £2645 Blue Water Price from: £2095 Blue Water Price from: £2195 Blue Water Price from: £2745 Blue Water Price from: £3395
  • September
    • Sep 1st - Bernkastel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: Emerald Ships From: £2095
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2495 Brochure Price from: £2645 Brochure Price from: £3145 Brochure Price from: £3395 Brochure Price from: £3495 Brochure Price from: £4045 Brochure Price from: £4695
      Blue Water Price from: £2095 Blue Water Price from: £2245 Blue Water Price from: £2745 Blue Water Price from: £2995 Blue Water Price from: £3095 Blue Water Price from: £3645 Blue Water Price from: £4295

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • August
    • Aug 17th - Nuremberg to Bernkastel - Sailing on: Emerald Ships From: £1945
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2445 Brochure Price from: £2595 Brochure Price from: £3095 Brochure Price from: £3345 Brochure Price from: £3445 Brochure Price from: £3995 Brochure Price from: £4645
      Blue Water Price from: £1945 Blue Water Price from: £2095 Blue Water Price from: £2595 Blue Water Price from: £2845 Blue Water Price from: £2945 Blue Water Price from: £3495 Blue Water Price from: £4145
    • Aug 24th - Bernkastel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: Emerald Ships From: £1945
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2445 Brochure Price from: £2595 Brochure Price from: £3095 Brochure Price from: £3345 Brochure Price from: £3445 Brochure Price from: £3995 Brochure Price from: £4645
      Blue Water Price from: £1945 Blue Water Price from: £2095 Blue Water Price from: £2595 Blue Water Price from: £2845 Blue Water Price from: £2945 Blue Water Price from: £3495 Blue Water Price from: £4145
  • September
    • Sep 13th - Nuremberg to Bernkastel - Sailing on: Emerald Ships From: £2045
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2545 Brochure Price from: £2695 Brochure Price from: £3195 Brochure Price from: £3445 Brochure Price from: £3545 Brochure Price from: £4095 Brochure Price from: £4745
      Blue Water Price from: £2045 Blue Water Price from: £2195 Blue Water Price from: £2695 Blue Water Price from: £2945 Blue Water Price from: £3045 Blue Water Price from: £3595 Blue Water Price from: £4245
    • Sep 20th - Bernkastel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: Emerald Ships From: £2045
      Cat E Emerald Stateroom Cat D Emerald Stateroom Cat C Panorama Balcony Suite Cat B Panorama Balcony Suite Cat A Panorama Balcony Suite Cat S Grand Balcony Suite Cat SA Owner's Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2545 Brochure Price from: £2695 Brochure Price from: £3195 Brochure Price from: £3445 Brochure Price from: £3545 Brochure Price from: £4095 Brochure Price from: £4745
      Blue Water Price from: £2045 Blue Water Price from: £2195 Blue Water Price from: £2695 Blue Water Price from: £2945 Blue Water Price from: £3045 Blue Water Price from: £3595 Blue Water Price from: £4245

Price Information

  • Single supplements are available - please contact us
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