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

Medieval Treasures

Discover the historic city of Strasbourg, explore the medieval town of Miltenberg and see the UNESCO-listed town of Bamberg on this 7-night cruise along the romantic Rhine and Main rivers, with included excursions and drinks with meal

Cruise Only
7 nights from £2282pp

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

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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 - Ludwigshafen - Rudesheim (Germany)

From Ludwigshafen, choose to either visit the Mannheim's renowned Baroque Palace or enjoy a walking tour of UNESCO-listed Speyer, one of Germany's oldest cities which is home to the largest Romanesque Cathedral in Europe. Alternatively, visit the fascinating Speyer Technical Museum. Later, continue on to Rudesheim where you can take part in an exclusive wine tasting. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Rudesheim

Today, visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or perhaps opt for an unforgettable gondola ride over the vineyards of the Rhine to the Niederwald Monument. Alternatively, enjoy a guided hike through the local vineyards. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Miltenberg - Wertheim

Enjoy a walking tour of Miltenberg, an old Franconian town with narrow cobblestone streets and half-timbered houses or perhaps enjoy a tasting of local delicacies on a 'Flavours of Miltenberg' tour. There is also the option to hike to Miltenberg Castle or join a guided bike ride along the River Main. Later, set sail for the beautiful city of Wertheim and join a guided walking tour or taste delicious pretzels at a local bakery. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Kitzingen - Volkach

From Kitzingen, join guided tour of Wurzburg visiting the magnificent Residenz Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, or discover the history of Rothenburg, Germany's best preserved walled town. If you'd like to get active, perhaps cycle from Kitzingen to Volkach. Following your choice of excursion, there will be an exclusive wine festival celebration 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

  • 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

Special Features

  • Special wine-themed cruises: 2020: Mar 26; Jul 30
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • May
    • May 7th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2282
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      Blue Water Price from: £2282 Blue Water Price from: £2503 Blue Water Price from: £3022 Blue Water Price from: £3170 Blue Water Price from: £3244 Blue Water Price from: £3985 Blue Water Price from: £4133
  • June
    • Jun 18th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2580
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      Blue Water Price from: £2580 Blue Water Price from: £2801 Blue Water Price from: £3320 Blue Water Price from: £3468 Blue Water Price from: £3542 Blue Water Price from: £4283 Blue Water Price from: £4431
  • July
    • Jul 30th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2730
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      Blue Water Price from: £2730 Blue Water Price from: £2951 Blue Water Price from: £3470 Blue Water Price from: £3618 Blue Water Price from: £3692 Blue Water Price from: £4433 Blue Water Price from: £4581
  • September
    • Sep 9th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £2802
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      Blue Water Price from: £2802 Blue Water Price from: £3023 Blue Water Price from: £3320 Blue Water Price from: £3542 Blue Water Price from: £3912 Blue Water Price from: £4061 Blue Water Price from: £4209 Blue Water Price from: £4357 Blue Water Price from: £5320
    • Sep 10th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2652
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      Blue Water Price from: £2652 Blue Water Price from: £2873 Blue Water Price from: £3392 Blue Water Price from: £3540 Blue Water Price from: £3614 Blue Water Price from: £4355 Blue Water Price from: £4503

Price Information

  • Single supplements are available on request
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