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Medieval Treasures

Discover the historic cities of Strasbourg and Frankfurt, UNESCO-listed town of Bamberg and architectural jewels on this 7-night cruise along the romantic Rhine and Main rivers, with included excursions and drinks with meal

Cruise Only
7 nights from £1760pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Basel
  • Strasbourg
  • Rudesheim
  • Wurzburg Residenz
  • Bamberg

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

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Save up to £550pp! All dates include exclusive £50pp discount. Book by 31 Jan 2019. Prices shown include discount

Medieval Treasures Special Offer

See the stunning scenery and fairytale castles along the Rhine and Main rivers, from Basel in Switzerland to the medieval towns of Germany.

Explore Strasbourg, capital of the Alsace region, and discover the lovely La Petite France district on a guided walking tour. Visit Mannheim's Baroque Palace or discover Speyer's cathedral, churches and medieval Old Gate. In Rudesheim there is the chance to soar over the town on a gondola ride or visit Siegfried's Mechanical Music Museum.

Stroll through Miltenberg's delightful cobbled streets and perhaps explore the magnificent palace of Wurzburg Residence. World Heritage-listed Bamberg is the next stop before finally arriving in Nuremberg.

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Medieval Treasures Itinerary

Day 1 - Basel (Switzerland)

Embark AmaDante in Basel. Tonight there is a Welcome Dinner on board. (D)

Day 2 - Strasbourg (France)

Strasbourg is the capital of the Alsace region. Enjoy a guided tour by bus or bike and see the city's highlights including the Orangery, the European Parliament and the famous Astronomical Clock. Afterwards join the guided walking tour of the La Petite France district. There is also the option to hike through Strasbourg from the Orangery to the cathedral. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Mannheim or Ludwigshafen - Rudesheim (Germany)

From Mannheim (2018) or Ludwigshafen (2019) choose to either visit the Mannheim's renowned Baroque Palace or enjoy a walking tour of Speyer, one of Germany's oldest cities. In 2019 there is also the option to visit the fascinating Speyer Technical Museum. Continue on to Rudesheim where you can take part in an exclusive wine tasting. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Rudesheim - Frankfurt

2018: In Rudesheim choose from three excursions: take a gondola ride to the Niederwalddenkmal Statue then sample the region's fine wines at a local vintner; visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum; or take a half-day excursion to Heidelberg to visit the red-walled Castle with its Great Vat - a 49,000-gallon wine cask. Cruise to Frankfurt for a panoramic city tour then enjoy a Romerberg beer tasting. (B,L,D) 2019: Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, cycle along the Rhine on a guided bike ride or take a gondola trip over the vineyards of the Rhine. Please note, in 2019 there is no visit to Frankfurt. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Miltenberg

Enjoy a walking tour of Miltenberg, an old Franconian town with narrow cobblestone streets and half-timbered houses or enjoy a tasting of local delicacies (2018 only). In 2019 there is also the option to hike to Miltenberg Castle or join a guided bike ride along the River Main, then in Wertheim join a guided walking tour or taste delicious pretzels at a local bakery. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Wurzburg or Kitzingen - Volkach

In 2018 take a guided tour of Wurzburg this morning, visit the magnificent Residenz Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, or take part in a local wine tasting. In 2019 learn more about Dracula on a walking tour of Kitzingen, cycle from Kitzingen to Volkach or visit Wurzburg or Rothenburg; following your choice of excursion in 2019 there will be an exclusive wine festival in Volkach. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Bamberg

Take a guided walking tour of Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and see the cathedral, the Old Town and the 18th-century mansions, take a guided bike tour along the Main River or sample some of Bamberg's famous smoked beer, licorice root and Hornla before continuing to Nuremberg. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Nuremberg

Disembark AmaDante in Nuremberg after breakfast. (B)

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board deluxe accommodation in an outside cabin - most with French or the revolutionary Twin balconies
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner plus bottled water in cabins replenished daily
  • Sip and Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
  • State of the art Infotainment System in all cabins with hi-speed internet, Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English TV stations
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Special highlights 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
  • Gratuities

Cruise Extensions

  • Zurich, Lucerne and Prague Extension Extend your cruise with a 2-night pre-cruise stay in Zurich, a 2-night pre-cruise stay in Lucerne and a 3-night post-cruise stay in Prague. Please contact us for details
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 25th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2401
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  • May
    • May 30th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2438
      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
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  • June
    • Jun 20th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2263
      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
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  • July
    • Jul 25th - Basel to Nuremberg - 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
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  • September
    • Sep 5th - Basel to Nuremberg - 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
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    • Sep 26th - Basel to Nuremberg - 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
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  • October
    • Oct 17th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2438
      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
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  • November
    • Nov 7th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £1760
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      Brochure Price from: £2310 Brochure Price from: £2521 Brochure Price from: £2943 Brochure Price from: £3084 Brochure Price from: £3154 Brochure Price from: £3859 Brochure Price from: £3999
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Price Information

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