Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Three Rivers

Cruise along the scenic waterways of the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers through the heart of Germany to discover medieval villages, ancient castles and picturesque vineyards

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £1442pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Cologne
  • Dom Church, Utrecht
  • Wurzburg
  • Bamberg
  • Nuremberg

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Cruise along three great rivers through the heart of Holland and Germany. Begin in relaxed style in Amsterdam and explore the typical Dutch countryside then travel from Utrecht along the Rhine to the cathedral city of Cologne.

Enjoy the panoramic trip down the Upper Middle Rhine Valley with its breathtaking castles, past the famous Lorelei Rock to the medieval town of Oberwesel. Travel through the wine-growing region to Miltenberg and Wertheim then sail to the Bavarian city of Wurzburg. Join an optional tour of the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bamberg then admire the engineering wonders of the Main-Danube Canal before an evening talk on board about this important waterway.

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Three Rivers Itinerary

Day 1 - Amsterdam (Holland) - UK

Fly from the UK and embark your ship in Amsterdam. Enjoy a welcome cocktail with fellow guests before dinner this evening.

Day 2 - Amsterdam - Utrecht

This morning there is the option to explore Amsterdam on a city tour, followed by a canal trip to enjoy the most famous sights of the 'Venice of the North'. The excursion continues by coach through the Dutch countryside to visit a local cheese factory (forward itinerary only). On the reverse itinerary there is an optional city tour of Amsterdam with canal trip and visit to a flower market, or a North Holland excursion. Rejoin the ship in Utrecht at midday and set sail for Cologne.

Day 3 - Cologne (Germany)

This morning, arrive in Cologne. Join the optional walking tour around the historic Old Town and iconic twin-spired cathedral in the morning. Later, perhaps learn about flora and fauna on a trip to the beautiful Siebengebirge National Park, which includes a visit to Drachenfels Castle.

Day 4 - Oberwesel or Rudesheim

Enjoy scenic cruising through the picturesque Upper Middle Rhine Valley past the famous Lorelei Rock. 2021: Dock in Oberwesel, where there is the opportunity to take an optional guided walking tour. 2022: Arrive in Rudesheim for an optional walking tour with a visit to the Music Cabinet Museum. Or take, instead, a tram ride through the vineyards on the 'Wine Express' and stroll along the quaint 'Drosselgasse'.

Day 5 - Miltenberg - Wertheim

Miltenberg is the first stop today - join the optional guided tour around the medieval town then explore neighbouring Wertheim's half-timbered houses and glass museum.

Day 6 - Wurzburg

The scenery around the Bavarian city of Wurzburg suggests its wine-growing influences, so why not join the optional walking tour of the city followed by a wine tasting. After lunch there is the optional excursion to Rothenburg ob der Tauber and its perfectly preserved historic town centre. Enjoy the Captain's Gala Dinner on board tonight.

Day 7 - Bamberg

Relax on board this morning and enjoy the beautiful views as the ship drifts along the river to Bamberg. In the afternoon take the optional walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage city whose highlights include the New Residence, the unique Town Hall built on a bridge and the Imperial Cathedral. Afterwards the ship travels through the Main-Danube canal and there is an evening talk about this important waterway.

Day 8 - Nuremberg - UK

Disembark your ship after breakfast and transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK.

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

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Complimentary wine, draft beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Tea and coffee available all day
  • Complimentary bottled water in cabin replenished daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Wireless AMADEUS Audio System for all excursions
  • Cocktail reception, welcome dinner and gala dinner
  • Complimentary bicycles on board
  • Port taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Excursions
  • Travel insurance

Additional Information

  • Optional excursions:
  • City tour of Amsterdam with canal trip and North Holland excursion (forward itinerary only) - £53pp
  • City tour of Amsterdam with canal trip (reverse itinerary only) - £46pp
  • North Holland excursion (reverse itinerary only) - £39pp
  • Cologne walking tour - £21pp
  • Excursion to the National Park Siebengebirge with Drachenfels Castle - £55pp
  • Oberwesel walking tour - £16pp
  • Miltenberg and Wertheim walking tours - £33pp
  • Excursion to Rothenburg ob der Tauber (reverse itinerary only) - £30pp
  • Wurzburg walking tour with wine tasting - £47pp
  • Bamberg walking tour - £23pp
  • Save 15% on excursion packages - from £98pp
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2022 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • May
    • May 8th - Amsterdam to Nuremberg - Sailing on: Amadeus Silver II From: £1442
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  • July
    • Jul 16th - Nuremberg to Amsterdam - Sailing on: Amadeus Silver III From: £1442
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      Blue Water Price from: £1442 Blue Water Price from: £1672 Blue Water Price from: £1923 Blue Water Price from: £2078 Blue Water Price from: £2278 Blue Water Price from: £2662
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