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

Treasures of the Main and Rhine

Journey along Main and Rhine Rivers and discover the charming riverside towns, vibrant cities and magnificent castles of Germany on this 7-night cruise from Nuremberg to Amsterdam. Includes shore excursions and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £2361pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Amsterdam, Hollands
  • Bamberg, Germany
  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Nuremberg, Germany
  • Wurzburg Residence, Germany

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

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Fly for Free! Book by 30 June 2019.

Treasures of the Main and Rhine Special Offer

Join your ship in the charming city of Nuremberg and journey along the Main-Danube Canal to Bamberg. Explore this UNESCO-listed city and sample the local smoked beer before discovering the Bavarian town of Volkach.

Admire the opulent interior of the UNESCO-listed Baroque Residenz Palace in Wurzburg or hike to the impressive Marienberg Fortress. In the enchanting city of Wurzburg, take the opportunity to learn about the art of pretzel making before cruising along the beautiful Rhine river to Rudesheim where you can hike through a nearby vineyard or enjoy a wine tasting at a local vintner.

In the vibrant city of Cologne, see the striking Kolner Dom or visit a local tavern for a tasting of the famous Kolsch beer before cruising to the quirky city of Amsterdam. Explore Amsterdam on a canal cruise and enjoy an overnight stop before this exceptional cruise comes to an end.

F405 Operated by AmaWaterways

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Treasures of the Main and Rhine Itinerary

Day 1 - Nuremberg (Germany)

Arrive in Nuremberg and board your AmaWaterways river cruise ship. Enjoy dinner with your fellow guests. (D)

Day 2 - Nuremberg - Bamberg - Volkach

Cruise along the Main-Danube canal to UNESCO-listed Bamberg this morning and join a guided tour of this enchanting city with its cathedral, Old Town Hall and elegant mansions before enjoying a tasting of the city's smoked beer. Alternatively, opt for a tasting of local specialities including licorice root and Hornla pasty or perhaps join a guided bike tour. This evening, head to the Bavarian town of Volkack and spend time at leisure. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Wurzburg

Admire the baroque architecture of Wurzburg including the opulent interior of the UNESCO-listed Baroque Residenz Palace during a guided walking tour. If you want to get active, perhaps hike to the 13th century Marienberg Fortress for spectacular views of the Main river. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Wertheim

The old town centre of Wertheim is home to half-timbered houses and striking Gothic architecture. Choose from a guided walking or bicycle tour through the historic city centre. Alternatively, learn about the art of pretzel making during a visit to the local bakery. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Rudesheim - Lahnstein

Cruise along the captivating Rhine River to Rudesheim and choose from a number of excursions. Perhaps, opt for a wine tasting a local vintner, hike through a Rudesheim vineyard or join a guided bike ride. This afternoon, cruise through the scenic Rhine River Gorge to Lahnstein where you can visit the Lahneck Castle. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Cologne

In the fascinating city of Cologne, join a guided tour through the Old Town and explore the magnificent Cologne Cathedral, as well as Germany's oldest town hall, Overstolzenhaus and the Festival Hall. Alternatively, tour the city on a bike or perhaps visit a local tavern for a tasting of the famous Kolsch beer. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Explore some of Amsterdam's picturesque canals on a canal cruise. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Amsterdam

Disembark the ship in Amsterdam.

Due to navigational reasons, the Captain reserves the right to modify the itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board cruising in an outside cabin
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Return flights from the UK (2020 only)
  • Choice of open seating dining venues including main restaurant, casual lounge and alfresco on selected evenings
  • Tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
  • Welcome Reception, Captain's Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner
  • In-cabin entertainment system with flat screen TV, keyboard, free internet access, film and music library
  • Evening entertainment including music performances, folklore dances, lectures and piano interludes
  • Services of a professional Cruise Director
  • Wellness Program with a dedicated Wellness Host
  • Sip and Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks

Price Does Not Include

  • Transfers - we can arrange these for you
  • Gratuities

Cruise Extensions

  • Prague Extension: Enjoy a 3-night pre-cruise stay in Prague from £644pp! Please contact us for more details.
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 2nd - Nuremberg to Amsterdam - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2361
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  • May
    • May 14th - Nuremberg to Amsterdam - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2880
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  • June
    • Jun 25th - Nuremberg to Amsterdam - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2880
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  • July
    • Jul 15th - Nuremberg to Amsterdam - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £2830
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  • August
    • Aug 6th - Nuremberg to Amsterdam - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £2880
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  • September
    • Sep 16th - Nuremberg to Amsterdam - Sailing on: AmaSiena From: £3052
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    • Sep 17th - Nuremberg to Amsterdam - Sailing on: AmaDante From: £3102
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