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

Rhine Treasures

A luxury all-inclusive luxury cruise from Amsterdam to Basel through Holland, Germany and Switzerland. Includes return from the UK, private home to airport transfers, complimentary drinks on board, excursions and signature experiences

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £1273pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Cochem
  • Amsterdam
  • Cologne
  • Koblenz
  • Speyer

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Rhine Treasures Special Offer

This luxury, all-inclusive cruise from Amsterdam to Basel along the legendary Rhine and Moselle rivers has cultural experiences in seven different towns and cities, with a choice of guided excursions and unique signature experience.

Join your luxurious ship in cosmopolitan Amsterdam to begin cruising along the Rhine. A choice of tours in Cologne and Cochem reveal the historic treasures, whilst Breisach is your gateway to the famous Black Forest region and the Alsatian Wine Route.

With a unique included Signature Experience you will enjoy an exclusive visit to the 14th-century Namedy Castle with dinner in the ballroom accompanied by a classical piano recital.

A396 Operated by APT Luxury Cruises


Rhine Treasures Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Amsterdam (Holland)

Fly from your selected airport in the UK to Amsterdam, where you will be met and taken by coach to your luxurious river ship. Meet your fellow travellers tonight at the Welcome Cocktail Reception. (D)

Day 2 - Amsterdam

Board a glass-top boat for a cruise along Amsterdam's canals or head to Zaanse Schans, renowned for its windmills, and where you can sample the region's cheeses, or attend a stroopwafel presentation on board. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Cologne (Germany) - Andernach

Cruise into Germany, a city famous for the twin-spired Cathedral. Choose to take a bicycle tour of this historic city, or sample local beer and snacks on a walking tour. Rejoin in Bonn and cruise to Andernach for a Signature Experience - an exclusive visit to Namedy Castle. The castle is home to Princess Heide von Hohenzollern. Enjoy dinner in the ballroom, accompanied by a classical piano recital. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Cochem - Koblenz

Explore the quaint town of Cochem on a walking tour then visit Cochem Castle, perched on the hill overlooking the town. Alternatively take in the sights on a guided bicycle ride. Back on board, cruise the beautiful Moselle Valley to Koblenz. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Rudesheim

Cruise the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine to Rudesheim. On arrival, board the Winzerexpress mini-train and travel into the town centre. Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or sample local wines during an on-board tasting. There is also the option to enjoy a scenic gondola ride over the Rhine Valley. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Ludwigshafen

From Ludwigshafen travel to Heidelberg for a guided city tour and a visit to Heidelberg Castle, or an active hike along the Philosopher's Path. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Breisach - Colmar (France)

From the town of Breisach, head to the beautiful village of Triberg, once the home of Josef Keller who invented the Black Forest cherry cake, followed by a visit to the Black Forest Open-Air Museum. Alternatively, visit Colmar on the Alsatian Wine Route for a wine tasting. There is also the option to join the guided bike tour of the town. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Basel (Switzerland) - UK

This morning after breakfast, your tour concludes as you disembark the ship and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Price Includes

  • 7 nights all-inclusive cruising in an outside cabin aboard a luxurious ship
  • Home-to-airport transfers by private car within 75 miles of your chosen airport (excluding Mar and Apr departures)
  • Flights from regional UK airports with transfers between ship and airport
  • Complimentary beverages throughout the cruise
  • Room service and champagne on arrival for selected suite categories
  • Freedom of Choice Touring and Signature Experiences
  • Services of a professional Cruise Director
  • Butler service for selected suite categories
  • In-cabin entertainment system with flat screen TV, keyboard, free internet access, film and music library
  • Choice of open seating dining venues including main restaurant, casual lounge and alfresco on selected evenings
  • Welcome Reception, Captain's Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner
  • Evening entertainment including music performances, folklore dances, lectures and piano interludes
  • Guided excursions in small groups with personal headsets
  • All tipping and gratuities included
  • Complimentary use of bicycles
  • Port taxes

Special Features

  • Signature Experiences:
  • Explore Namedy Castle by Royal Invitation and enjoy a lavish banquet in the ballroom

2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • July
    • Jul 18th - Amsterdam to Basel - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2745
      Cat E Window Cabin Cat D Window Cabin Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat B+ French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Cat A+ French Balcony Owner's Suite French Balcony
      Brochure Price: £3195 Brochure Price: £3395 Brochure Price: £3795 Brochure Price: £3895 Brochure Price: £3945 Brochure Price: £3995 Brochure Price: £4645 Brochure Price: £4795
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Price Information

  • Single supplements are also available on request
Map for Rhine Treasures