Classical Rhine
FRC-183148/182879 Rhine
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At A Glance

What's Included

  • International & domestic air fares
  • Overseas transfers
  • Accommodation in an outside river-view stateroom of your choice, most with French balcony or drop-down panoramic windows
  • Complimentary state-of-the-art audio headsets for all excursions
  • Services of an experienced, multilingual Cruise Director
  • Gourmet dining with all meals included - buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner and midnight snack in the elegant Panorama-Restaurant, which accommodates all guests in one seating
  • Free-flowing quality red and white wines from Europe’s famous wine regions, draft beer and soft drinks as well as coffee and tea with every lunch and dinner on board
  • 24-hour complimentary coffee and tea station
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala Dinner
  • Special onboard entertainment including talks, cooking demonstrations, onboard music performances and nightly music by the AMADEUS Duo in the Panorama-Bar
  • Fitness room (open 24 hours)
  • Complimentary use of onboard bicycles
  • All port taxes, embarkation, disembarkation and lock fees
  • Bottled water in every stateroom
  • In-stateroom infotainment center
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard

What's Not Included

  • Shore excursions - excursions packages are available to purchase per guest to allow you to tailor-make your perfect itinerary
  • Parking
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone/fax calls, camera/video fees, medical expenses, airport departure tax, travel insurance etc.
  • Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.
Day 1
Basel, Switzerland

Embark the vessel and get settled into your cabin. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Cocktail, followed by a specially-prepared Welcome Dinner.

Day 2
Strasbourg, France

This morning we arrive in the dynamic capital of Alsace. This beautiful city’s sights include the famous cathedral Straßburger Münster and the Petite France quarter, a former mill and tanner district that still maintains its medieval charm. Half-timbered houses, the Ponts Couverts, the Palais de Rohan, the Council of Europe are among the wonders that Strasbourg holds in store for you. The Grand Island, the city centre, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is connected to the rest of the city by 22 stone bridges. After lunch on board, take in the views of the romantic Rhine as we move towards Switzerland, our final destination.

Day 3
Speyer, Germany

After breakfast, sail to Speyer, a city known for its cathedral where eight Roman Emperors and German Kings are interred. The Old Town Gate, Memorial Church, and Transportation Museum are all highlights of this beautiful city.

Day 3
Mannheim, Germany

This afternoon’s call is at Mannheim. This unique city has many sights to see including the University of Mannheim, the National Theater Mannheim, and St. Sebastian’s Church. It is also home to Luisenpark, one of the most beautiful parks in all of Germany. Nearby Heidelberg is another old university city which is also a worthwhile visit.

Day 4
Rudesheim, Germany

This morning arrive in Rüdesheim, a winemaking town in the Rhine Gorge. Discover the region’s rich history of winemaking – perhaps visit the local museum – a great place to start. This afternoon, spend time on deck as we cruise the most beautiful section of the river – the legendary Upper Middle Rhine Valley.

Day 4
Koblenz, Germany

Late this afternoon, the vessel arrives in Koblenz, ideally situated at the confluence of the Rhine and the Moselle rivers. The Franks, the Holy Roman Empire, the French, and the Germans have all had a hand in this strategic city’s 2000 year history. St. Castor Basilica, the Church of our Beloved Lady, and the Emperor Kaiser Wilhelm’s memorial at the German Corner, are just a few of the sites which reflect the history of the area. Back on board, your crew awaits with a delicious dinner.

Day 5
Cochem, Germany

Today our AMADEUS vessel takes a special trip down the romantic Moselle river, the largest tributary of the Rhine, and anchors at the old town of Cochem. The scenery in the Moselle Valley has been dominated by vineyards for millennia. Cochem itself has narrow streets, twisting alleys, medieval town gates, churches and walls. Discover the beauty of Cochem and perhaps sample some of the Riesling wines produced in this region. This evening we set off towards Cologne.

Day 6
Cologne, Germany

After lunch, we arrive into the beautiful city of Cologne. Every year visitors from all over the world are drawn to the historical city and its 2000-year history. Explore the historic Old Town, visit the famous twin-spired Cologne Cathedral, or perhaps sample some of the famous Kölsch beer brewed in Cologne. There are many medieval houses, bridges, and gates that will delight the historian in you, while the more modern skyscrapers that tower overhead are sure to impress. After an exciting day, we return to the vessel and make our way south. Tonight, enjoy the Captain’s Gala Dinner after your exciting day.

Day 7
Hoorn, Netherlands

Sail to the cheese town of Hoorn, before taking a scenic canal boat tour through the countryside to Amsterdam.

Day 7
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Enjoy some free time in Amsterdam where you could choose to visit Anne Frank's House, talk a stroll around the flower market or admire some art in one of the many galleries.

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