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

Majestic Rhine

Cruise along the stunning River Rhine past picturesque riverside towns and the scenic Black Forest, home to breathtaking Alpine scenery. Includes return flights from the UK, shore excursions and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £1445pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Lorelei Rock, River Rhine
  • Heidelberg
  • Black Forest
  • Strasbourg
  • Colmar
  • Rudesheim

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

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INCREDIBLE HOT OFFER: Save £1200pp on selected 2019 departures! Applies to selected cabin categories on 3, 10 Aug 2019 departures. All other cabins and 2019 departures have a saving of up to £1000pp. 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 selected cabin categories on 3, 10 Aug 2019 departures. Subject to availability. Cannot be combined with any other offer

Majestic Rhine Special Offer

Journey along the picturesque River Rhine, past historic castles, terraced vineyards and the famous Lorelei Rock on this superb cruise.

Explore the local culture as you tour the wine village of Rüdesheim and visit the famous Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Discover historic Koblenz situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers then sail through the breathtaking Rhine Gorge, past the famous Lorelei Rock to Mannheim, a pivotal place during WWII, from where there is an excursion to Heidelberg’s impressive castle.

Travel to the beautiful spa town of Baden-Baden in the Black Forest where you can join a guided hike up to the castle for superb views. Explore beautiful Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace region in France, before visiting the medieval town of Colmar.

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Majestic Rhine Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Frankfurt (Germany) - Mainz

Fly from a choice of UK regional airports to Frankfurt and transfer to your ship docked in Mainz. Meet your fellow cruisers and enjoy a delicious dinner on board and a talk by your Cruise Director. (D)

Day 2 - Rudesheim

Step back in time with a visit to the picturesque town of Rudesheim. Tour Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum and taste the famous Rudesheimer Coffee which is made with German brandy. Welcome Gala Dinner this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Koblenz

Arrive in the 2000-year old town of Koblenz, situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. Enjoy a guided walk of the town and explore the impressive Ehrenbreitstein Fortress used as a headquarters for the American military during WWII. Later, the ship cruises the dramatic Rhine Gorge past the Lorelei Rock and Pfalzgrafenstein Castle. In 2020, an optional excursion to Cochem Castle is available. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Mannheim

Cruise to the town of Mannheim, situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers. From here, travel to the medieval town of Heidelberg by coach for a guided tour including a visit to the impressive castle. There is also the opportunity to join wine tasting. In 2020, there is a hike from Mount Konigstuhl to Heidelberg. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Rastatt - Baden-Baden

From Rastatt travel by coach to the spa town of Baden-Baden, nestled in the beautiful Black Forest. Discover exquisite views and elegant architecture on a guided walking tour of the town, or join the guided hike to Altes Schloss Castle which enjoys superb views over Baden-Baden, the Black Forest and the Rhine Valley. There is included entry to the Baden-Baden casino. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Kehl - Strasbourg (France)

From Kehl transfer by coach across the river to Strasbourg for a canal boat tour of the Petite France district, the tanners' quarter, the Covered Bridges and the Vauban Dam. The afternoon is spent at leisure exploring the medieval city centre. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Breisach (Germany) - Colmar (France)

From Breisach, visit picturesque Colmar for a guided tour taking in the half-timbered medieval buildings and Little Venice quarter. In 2019, the tour includes a wine tasting. The more active can choose instead to join the guided bike ride through the beautiful Alsace countryside to Colmar. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Basel (Switzerland) - UK

After breakfast, 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.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise on Emerald Waterways deluxe ship
  • Return flights from up to 15 UK regional airports
  • Overseas transfers
  • Guided excursions with English-speaking guide
  • 3 EmeraldPLUS activities
  • Up to 3 EmeraldACTIVE activities
  • 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

Price Does Not Include

  • Additional optional shore excursions
  • Travel insurance

Cruise Extensions

  • Berlin Extension Enjoy a 2-night stay at the Crown Plaza or similar in Berlin from £500pp. Please contact us for details

Special Features

  • EmeraldPLUS activities:
  • Wine-tasting in Heidelberg
  • Entrance to the Baden-Baden Casino
  • Canal boat tour in Strasbourg
  • EmeraldACTIVE excursions:
  • Hike from Mount Konigstuhl to Heidelberg (2020 only)
  • Hike to Altes Schloss in Baden-Baden
  • Guided bike tour to Colmar
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • August
    • Aug 3rd - Basel to Mainz - Sailing on: Emerald Ships From: £1445
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    • Aug 10th - Mainz to Basel - Sailing on: Emerald Ships From: £1445
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • July
    • Jul 11th - Basel to Mainz - 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: £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
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    • Jul 18th - Mainz to Basel - 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
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  • August
    • Aug 15th - Basel to Mainz - 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: £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
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    • Aug 22nd - Mainz to Basel - 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: £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
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Price Information

  • Single supplements are available - please contact us
Map for Majestic Rhine