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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 £1163pp

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 £550pp PLUS Free flights and overseas transfers on 2019 departures! Prices shown include all discounts, including exclusive £50pp Blue Water discount. Book by 31 Oct 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

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.

F401 Operated by AmaWaterways

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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
  • 2019: Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • 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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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • October
    • Oct 17th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2113
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      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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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 26th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £1163
      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: £2213 Brochure Price from: £2434 Brochure Price from: £2953 Brochure Price from: £3101 Brochure Price from: £3175 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £4064
      Blue Water Price from: £1163 Blue Water Price from: £1384 Blue Water Price from: £1903 Blue Water Price from: £2051 Blue Water Price from: £2125 Blue Water Price from: £2866 Blue Water Price from: £3014
  • May
    • May 7th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2282
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  • June
    • Jun 18th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2430
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      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
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  • July
    • Jul 30th - Basel 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
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  • September
    • Sep 9th - Basel to Nuremberg - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £2652
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      Brochure Price from: £3102 Brochure Price from: £3323 Brochure Price from: £3620 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £4212 Brochure Price from: £4361 Brochure Price from: £4509 Brochure Price from: £4657 Brochure Price from: £5620
      Blue Water Price from: £2652 Blue Water Price from: £2873 Blue Water Price from: £3170 Blue Water Price from: £3392 Blue Water Price from: £3762 Blue Water Price from: £3911 Blue Water Price from: £4059 Blue Water Price from: £4207 Blue Water Price from: £5170
    • Sep 10th - Basel 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
      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

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