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

Rhine and Moselle Delights

Cruise along the stunning Rhine and Moselle rivers, visiting the beautiful towns of Cochem, Trier and Rudesheim and sampling regional wines along the way. Includes guided excursions and drinks with meals

Cruise Only
10 nights from £3403pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Breisach
  • Strasbourg
  • Rudesheim
  • Trier Roman Gate
  • Bernkastel
  • Cochem
  • Koblenz
  • Cologne
  • Amsterdam

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Save up to £500pp PLUS Free flights and overseas transfers! Free flights and transfers apply to selected departures. Prices shown include all discounts, including exclusive £50pp Blue Water discount. Subject to availability. Book by 31 Mar 2020

Rhine and Moselle Delights Special Offer

Explore the history and culture of the traditional towns and villages along the legendary Rhine and Moselle rivers from Basel to Amsterdam.

Visit Breisach which is home to one of Europe's largest wine cellars then sail to Strasbourg to see the European Parliament and the picturesque La Petite France district. Choose from excursions to Mannheim's Baroque Palace, historic Heidelberg and the Schwetzingen Gardens, and visit the famous Siegfried's Mechanical Music Museum in Rudesheim. Sample some of the region's fine wines in Rudesheim and soar over the town on a gondola ride.

Explore Bernkastel which nestles in the heart of the Moselle Valley's wine-producing region, discover the medieval houses and narrow cobblestone houses of the fairytale village of Cochem and enjoy stunning views from Reichsburg Castle. Stroll through the historic centre of Cologne and see the highlights of Amsterdam on a scenic canal cruise.

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Rhine and Moselle Delights Itinerary

Day 1 - Basel (Switzerland)

Embark your ship in Basel. Meet your fellow travellers tonight at the Welcome Dinner. (D)

Day 2 - Breisach (Germany)

Today choose to take a walking tour of the picturesque town of Riquewihr or visit historic Freiburg. There is also a bike ride through the scenic countryside or a hiking excursion to the magical Black Forest. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Strasbourg (France)

Strasbourg is the capital of the Alsace region. Enjoy a guided tour by coach and see the city's highlights including the Orangery and the European Parliament. Continue on foot with a walking tour of the Petite France area to see the Gothic cathedral with its famous Astronomical Clock. Alternatively, join the guided bike ride through the city. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Ludwigshafen - Rudesheim

Choose from three excursions. Visit Mannheim's famous Baroque Palace, tour the ornate Schwetzingen Gardens or hike the Philosopher's Path along the Neckar River. Later, cruise to Rudesheim to visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, home to the best collection of self-playing musical instruments, or enjoy a tasting of traditional Rudesheimer coffee.(B,L,D)

Day 5 - Rudesheim - Rhine Gorge

Today in Rudesheim you can take a gondola ride to the Niederwalddenkmal Statue and taste wines at a local vintners or cycle along the Rhine river on a guided bike tour. Alternatively, hike through the town's beautiful vineyards. The ship then sails through the fascinating Rhine Gorge. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Bernkastel

Explore Bernkastel at the centre of the Moselle wine-producing region and take a guided walking tour through the old town centre followed by a wine tasting. The more active may prefer to join a bike ride along the Moselle river or a guided hike up to the ruined Landshut Castle. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Trier

Explore Trier, Germany's oldest city, on a guided tour. Alternatively, discover the secrets of the Porta Nigra Gate which dates back to 180 AD, join a guided bike ride of Trier's historic centre and along the riverbank, or hike high above Trier to Petrisberg. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Cochem

Today, visit the fairytale village of Cochem, surrounded by the scenic wine villages of the Moselle Valley. Learn about Reichsburg Castle then walk along narrow cobblestone streets lined with medieval houses on a guided walking tour. If you prefer you can choose from a visit to the Cochem Mustard Mill, a guided bike ride along the Moselle River or a hike to the castle. (B,L,D)

Day 9 - Cologne

Enjoy a guided walk through Cologne visiting the 13th-century Gothic cathedral and the Old Town; choose a Kolsch beer and local delicacies tasting; or join the guided city bike tour. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Amsterdam (Holland)

Admire the beautiful homes which line the canals on a canal cruise followed by a walk to the historic Begijnhof area. There may be the chance to join a tour of the Jordaan district. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Amsterdam

Disembark your ship in Amsterdam. (B)

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

Price Includes

  • 10 nights full board deluxe accommodation in an outside cabin
  • 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 and Lucerne Extension Extend your cruise with a 2-night pre-cruise stay in Zurich and a 2-night pre-cruise stay in Lucerne. Please contact us for details

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Price Information

  • Singe supplements available on request
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