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

Castles along the Rhine

Journey from Amsterdam to the highlights of Germany including designated UNESCO World Heritage towns and scenic villages, ending Basel in the Switzerland. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £1899pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Koblenz
  • Cologne
  • Strasbourg
  • Strasbourg canal

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Save 10% on 2022 departures! Subject to availability. Book by 30 Sep 2021

Book and Cruise with Confidence! Uniworld have introduced a flexible booking policy on all 2021 cruises. Cancel up to 60 days before departure, and receive a future cruise credit. Airline fees may apply. Terms and Conditions apply. Subject to change.

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Castles along the Rhine Special Offer

Explore the historic city of Cologne with its magnificent cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, stroll along the romantic narrow streets of Koblenz and explore the charming town of Boppard.

Cruise the picturesque Middle Rhine Valley past the famous Lorelei Rock. Visit the spectacular Castle Vollrads in Rudesheim surrounded by terraced vineyards where you can enjoy a wine tasting.

Discover Speyer, home to the largest Romanesque Cathedral in Europe, enjoy a canal cruise in Strasbourg and drive along the scenic Alsatian wine route, before visiting the medieval town of Breisach, the gateway to the Black Forest.

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Castles along the Rhine Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Amsterdam (Holland)

Fly to Amsterdam and transfer to the port to embark your ship.

Day 2 - Cologne (Germany)

Enjoy a walking tour of Cologne. Stroll along the streets of the Old Town and discover the magnificent cathedral, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most important gothic churches in Europe. On Generations departures, there is a Gothic Cathedrals, Gargoyles and Chocolate tour. Captain's Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner this evening. Note: On Sundays and Catholic holidays, guided tours in the cathedral will not be possible.

Day 3 - Koblenz

Enjoy a guided walking tour of Koblenz with its narrow streets and the 12th century churches of St Florin and Our Lady, or tour Marksburg Castle. There is the opportunity to admire the scenery between Boppard and Koblenz on a bike ride, and enjoy a stroll around the village of Boppard. Also, on Generations program departures, there is a Scavenger Hunt in Koblenz and a Medieval Marksburg tour.

Day 4 - Rudesheim

Enjoy a private tour and wine tasting at the 14th-century Castle Vollards, or enjoy explore Rüdesheim and the impressive Niederwald monument. On Generations program departures, there is a hike followed by a visit to Rheinstein Castle. There is also a cable car ride to Niederwald Heights.

Day 5 - Speyer

Your guided tour through Speyer reveals a medieval town with a grand heritage and a compact historic centre. During the tour you will view the largest Romanesque cathedral in Europe. Alternatively visit Doktorenhof vinegar estate to try the unique aperitifs made from wine vinegars. On Generations program departures, there is an adventure at Speyer's Climbing Forest and a visit to the Technic Museum.

Day 6 - Strasbourg

Explore Strasbourg on a walking tour taking in the Old Town, or opt for the 'Do as the Locals Do' walking tour. On Generations departures, there is a canals, cobblestones and cathedrals tour.

Day 7 - Breisach

Breisach is your gateway to the Alsatian wine road and your launching point for an excursion along the celebrated Route des Vins, which hugs the foothills of the Vosges mountain range, or a city tour of Freiburg. On Generations program departures, there is an Alsatian villages tour. This evening, enjoy a Captain's Farewell and Gala Dinner.

Day 8 - Basel (Switzerland) - UK

Disembark in Basel and transfer to the airport.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary. This cruise runs in reverse on alternate weeks.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK or Eurostar and overseas transfers
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, speciality coffee, tea and bottled water (Unlimited beverages do not include premium wine and premium spirits)
  • Included shore excursions with English speaking guides, as per itinerary (subject to change)
  • All gratuities onboard and onshore
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Onboard entertainment and insightful lectures
  • All airport taxes, security charges and UK Air passenger Duty
  • All port charges and airline imposed fuel surcharge
  • State-of-the-art 'Quietvox' portable audio headset systems for all excursions
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2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • August
    • Aug 1st - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3699
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      Blue Water Price from: £3699 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £6699 Blue Water Price from: £8299
    • Aug 8th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3699
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3699 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £6699 Blue Water Price from: £8299
    • Aug 15th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3799
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      Blue Water Price from: £3799 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £6799 Blue Water Price from: £8399
    • Aug 22nd - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3699
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3699 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £6699 Blue Water Price from: £8299
    • Aug 29th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3799
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      Blue Water Price from: £3799 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £6799 Blue Water Price from: £8399
  • September
    • Sep 5th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3999
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      Blue Water Price from: £3999 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £6999 Blue Water Price from: £8599
    • Sep 12th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3999
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      Blue Water Price from: £3999 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £6999 Blue Water Price from: £8599
    • Sep 19th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £4099
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      Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5299 Blue Water Price from: £7099 Blue Water Price from: £8699
    • Sep 26th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3999
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      Blue Water Price from: £3999 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £6999 Blue Water Price from: £8599
  • October
    • Oct 3rd - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £4099
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5299 Blue Water Price from: £7099 Blue Water Price from: £8699
    • Oct 10th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3699
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3699 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £6699 Blue Water Price from: £8299
    • Oct 17th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3799
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3799 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £6799 Blue Water Price from: £8399
    • Oct 24th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £2899
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      Blue Water Price from: £2899 Blue Water Price from: £3799 Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £5899 Blue Water Price from: £7499
    • Oct 31st - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £2499
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      Blue Water Price from: £2499 Blue Water Price from: £3399 Blue Water Price from: £3699 Blue Water Price from: £5499 Blue Water Price from: £7099

2022 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 20th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £2199
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      Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2991 Blue Water Price from: £3255 Blue Water Price from: £4839 Blue Water Price from: £6247
    • Mar 27th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £2199
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2991 Blue Water Price from: £3255 Blue Water Price from: £4839 Blue Water Price from: £6247
  • April
    • Apr 3rd - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £2639
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      Blue Water Price from: £2639 Blue Water Price from: £3431 Blue Water Price from: £3695 Blue Water Price from: £5279 Blue Water Price from: £6687
    • Apr 10th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3079
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      Blue Water Price from: £3079 Blue Water Price from: £3871 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £5719 Blue Water Price from: £7127
    • Apr 17th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3079
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      Blue Water Price from: £3079 Blue Water Price from: £3871 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £5719 Blue Water Price from: £7127
    • Apr 24th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
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      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4223 Blue Water Price from: £5631
    • Apr 24th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3799
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3799 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £6799 Blue Water Price from: £8399
  • May
    • May 1st - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
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      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • May 1st - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
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      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4223 Blue Water Price from: £5631
    • May 8th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
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      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4223 Blue Water Price from: £5631
    • May 8th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
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      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • May 15th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
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      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • May 15th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4223 Blue Water Price from: £5631
    • May 22nd - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4223 Blue Water Price from: £5631
    • May 22nd - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • May 29th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3799
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3799 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £6799 Blue Water Price from: £8399
    • May 29th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4223 Blue Water Price from: £5631
  • June
    • Jun 5th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4223 Blue Water Price from: £5631
    • Jun 5th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • Jun 12th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • Jun 18th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £2551
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      Blue Water Price from: £2551 Blue Water Price from: £3431 Blue Water Price from: £4839
    • Jun 19th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £2551
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2551 Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £3607 Blue Water Price from: £5191 Blue Water Price from: £6599
    • Jun 25th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
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      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4223 Blue Water Price from: £5631
    • Jun 26th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
  • July
    • Jul 2nd - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4223 Blue Water Price from: £5631
    • Jul 3rd - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • Jul 9th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4223 Blue Water Price from: £5631
    • Jul 10th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • Jul 17th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • Jul 24th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • Jul 31st - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
  • August
    • Aug 7th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • Aug 14th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • Aug 21st - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • Aug 28th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
  • September
    • Sep 4th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3607
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3607 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £4663 Blue Water Price from: £6247 Blue Water Price from: £7655
    • Sep 11th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3607
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3607 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £4663 Blue Water Price from: £6247 Blue Water Price from: £7655
    • Sep 18th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3607
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3607 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £4663 Blue Water Price from: £6247 Blue Water Price from: £7655
    • Sep 25th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3607
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3607 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £4663 Blue Water Price from: £6247 Blue Water Price from: £7655
  • October
    • Oct 2nd - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3607
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3607 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £4663 Blue Water Price from: £6247 Blue Water Price from: £7655
    • Oct 9th - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • Oct 16th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £3343
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3343 Blue Water Price from: £4135 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5983 Blue Water Price from: £7391
    • Oct 23rd - Basel to Amsterdam - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £2639
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2639 Blue Water Price from: £3431 Blue Water Price from: £3695 Blue Water Price from: £5279 Blue Water Price from: £6687
    • Oct 30th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: SS Antoinette From: £2199
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2991 Blue Water Price from: £3255 Blue Water Price from: £4839 Blue Water Price from: £6247

Price Information

  • Flight supplement may apply in peak season.
  • Please note prices are updated regularly from a third party price feed and may fluctuate from those shown. Please contact us for latest prices
Map for Castles along the Rhine