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Rhine and Moselle Splendours

Discover fairytale villages, ancient castles and local vineyards on this cruise along the Rhine and Moselle rivers and through the stunning Rhine Gorge, including guided excursions and drinks with meals

Cruise Only
7 nights from £1926pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Trier Cathedral
  • Bernkastel
  • Cochem
  • Koblenz
  • Rudesheim
  • Heidelberg
  • Strasbourg
  • Breisach
  • Basel

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Save 25% on 9 May 2019 departure! Prices shown include discount. Book by 31 Mar 2019

Save up to £225pp on all other 2019 departures! All dates include exclusive £50pp discount. Book by 31 Mar 2019. Prices shown include discount

Rhine and Moselle Splendours Special Offer

See the spectacular scenery, taste local wines and visit fairytale castles on this cruise along the legendary Rhine and Moselle rivers from Luxembourg to Basel in Switzerland.

Uncover Trier's Roman past with a guided walking tour then enjoy a wine tasting and winery visit in Bernkastel. Discover the medieval houses and narrow cobblestone houses of the fairytale village of Cochem and admire the stunning views from Reichsburg Castle. Cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge to Rudesheim where you can sample some of the region's fine wines before visiting the famous Siegfried's Mechanical Music Museum.

Choose from excursions to historic Heidelberg and the Schwetzingen Gardens then travel to the capital of the Alsace region, Strasbourg to see the European Parliament and the picturesque 'La Petite France' district. Before your ship reaches Basel, visit Breisach, which is home to one of Europe's largest wine cellars, or the wine-producing town of Riquewihr.

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Rhine and Moselle Splendours Itinerary

Day 1 - Luxembourg

Embark AmaDante in Luxembourg. Tonight here is a Welcome Dinner on board. (D)

Day 2 - Trier (Germany) - Bernkastel

Uncover Trier's long history with a walking tour of the city to see the ancient Porta Nigra gate, the Basilica and the Cathedral. Alternatively, hike to Petrisberg Hill for spectacular views of the city. This afternoon, sail on to Bernkastel for a guided walking tour of the old town centre and visit a winery for a wine tasting. Or perhaps trek to the ruins of Landshut Castle which dates back to the 9th century. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Cochem - Lahnstein

Enjoy a guided tour of Cochem which includes a trip to the hilltop Reichsburg Castle for superb views and stroll through the Old Town. Alternatively, explore the Bundesbank Bunker and get a closer look at this Cold War-era bank vault. Later, sail along the Moselle to Lahnstein and enjoy a visit to Lahneck Castle. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Rudesheim

Sail through the fascinating Rhine Gorge past the famous Lorelei Rock to Rudesheim where you can sample the region's fine wines at a local vintner. Alternatively take a gondola ride to the Niederwalddenkmal Statue or cycle along the Rhine river on a guided bike tour. Later there will be free time to explore the Drosselgasse before an evening visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, home to the best collection of self-playing musical instruments or a tasting of traditional Rudesheimer coffee. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Ludwigshafen

Fromm Ludwigshafen, choose from an array of excursions. Take a trip to the medieval city of Heidelberg to see the red-walled castle and its Great Vat, or tour the ornate Schwetzingen Palace and Gardens. Alternatively, get active with a hike up the historic Philosopher's Path or join a guided bike tour along the Neckar River to Ladenburg. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Strasbourg

Strasbourg is the capital of the Alsace region. Enjoy a guided tour by coach or bike and see the city's highlights including the Orangery, the European Parliament and the famous Astronomical Clock. After there is a walking tour of the pretty La Petite France district, or the more active may wish to join the hike through the city. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Breisach

Today choose to take a walking tour of the picturesque town of Riquewihr or visit Breisach, home to one of Europe's largest wine cellars, and historic Freiburg. The more active can enjoy a guided bike tour through the Rheinau woods. Later, cruise to Basel where there will be time to explore at leisure. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Basel (Switzerland)

After breakfast, disembark AmaDante in Basel. (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
  • 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

  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers - we can arrange these for you
  • Gratuities

Cruise Extensions

  • Paris, Zurich and Lucerne Extension Extend your cruise with a 3-night pre-cruise stay in Paris, 2-night post-cruise stay in Zurich and 2-night post-cruise stay in Lucerne. Please contact us for details
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • May
    • May 9th - Luxembourg to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £1926
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      Brochure Price from: £2592 Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3225 Brochure Price from: £3366 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £4141 Brochure Price from: £4281
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  • June
    • Jun 13th - Luxembourg to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2613
      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: £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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  • July
    • Jul 4th - Luxembourg to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2613
      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: £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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  • August
    • Aug 8th - Luxembourg to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2613
      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: £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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    • Aug 29th - Luxembourg to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2578
      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: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3577 Brochure Price from: £3647 Brochure Price from: £4352 Brochure Price from: £4492
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  • September
    • Sep 19th - Luxembourg to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2824
      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: £2874 Brochure Price from: £3085 Brochure Price from: £3507 Brochure Price from: £3648 Brochure Price from: £3718 Brochure Price from: £4423 Brochure Price from: £4563
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  • October
    • Oct 10th - Luxembourg to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2723
      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: £2773 Brochure Price from: £2984 Brochure Price from: £3406 Brochure Price from: £3547 Brochure Price from: £3617 Brochure Price from: £4322 Brochure Price from: £4462
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    • Oct 31st - Luxembourg to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2401
      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: £2451 Brochure Price from: £2662 Brochure Price from: £3084 Brochure Price from: £3225 Brochure Price from: £3295 Brochure Price from: £4000 Brochure Price from: £4140
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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    • Apr 30th - Luxembourg to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2608
      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: £2658 Brochure Price from: £2879 Brochure Price from: £3398 Brochure Price from: £3546 Brochure Price from: £3620 Brochure Price from: £4361 Brochure Price from: £4509
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  • June
    • Jun 11th - Luxembourg to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2830
      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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  • July
    • Jul 23rd - Luxembourg to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2830
      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 3rd - Luxembourg to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £3052
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      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
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  • October
    • Oct 15th - Luxembourg to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2904
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      Brochure Price from: £2954 Brochure Price from: £3175 Brochure Price from: £3694 Brochure Price from: £3842 Brochure Price from: £3916 Brochure Price from: £4657 Brochure Price from: £4805
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