Romantic Rhine & Moselle Marvels
FRC-403918/384479 Rhine/Moselle
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Itinerary
1
Day 1
Basel, Switzerland

Embarkation late afternoon.

2
Day 2
Basel, Switzerland - Breisach, Germany

This mornings, guests have a choice of excursions from Basel. Either take an excursion to Lucerne for a taste of Switzerland and mountain panoramas, or transit through the Grand Canal d'Alsace and Upper Rhine Valley and locks.

This afternoon, walk the town of Breisach and admire the quaint streets.

3
Day 3
Strasbourg, France

Today, explore the city of Strasbourg and take a visit to Cathedrale Notre-Dame, halftimbered houses and canals of the Petite France quarter.

4
Day 4
Speyer, Germany - Mannheim, Germany

This morning, explore the city of Speyer and its UNESCO-listed Romanesque Cathedral and stellar museums.

This afternoon we arrive into Mannheim, where you can take an excursion to Heidelberg, a university
town has inspired poets, painters and writers.

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Day 5
Rudesheim, Germany - Braubach, Germany - Koblenz, Germany

In Rudesheim, visit Drosselgasse, cobbled lanes with wine taverns and charming shops, before we take some scenic cruising of the Middle Rhine Valley, this afternoon.

In the city of Braubach, head to the 700-year-old Marksburg Castle and Market Square.

This evening you cand take an evening stroll after dinner in Koblenz.

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Day 6
Cochem, Germany

This morning can be spent at your leisure on board as we do some scenic cruising of the Lower Moselle Valley. Later, walk the town of Cochem where pretty waterfront buildings and romantic squares are overlooked by the stunning Reichsburg Castle.

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Day 7
Cologne, Germany - Dusseldorf, Germany

This morning, take a city walk of historic Cologne this morning and and visit the famous twin-spired Cathedral. This afternoon we arrive into Düsseldorf, an artistic feast of architecture and over 100 galleries.

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Day 8
Dusseldorf, Germany

Disembarkation after breakfast

Sail on board Brabant
Accommodation

Standard Room

There is plenty of room to relax in the Standard rooms on Haydn Deck. Each room is equipped with comfortable amenities to make your river cruising holiday even more enjoyable. The in-room amenities inlcude:

  • En suite bathroom with a shower cubilce
  • Ample wardrobe space
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Double and twin bed configurations
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Individual climate control
  • Safe

*Please note, windows in the Standard Rooms are positioned high up and cannot be opened.

Juliette Balcony Room Strauss

The spacious and beautifully appointed Juliette Balcony Rooms offer a generous space for you to enjoy your river cruise experience. The in-room amenities include:

  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • Ample wardrobe space
  • Double and twin bed configurations
  • En suite bathroom with a shower
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Individual climate control
  • Safe

Juliette Balcony Room Mozart

Enjoy the beautiful views from one of the sizble Juliette Balcony Rooms on Mozart Deck. Each room comes fully equipped with a range of comfortable amenities including: 

  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • En suite bathroom with a shower 
  • Double and twin bed configurations
  • Ample wardrobe space
  • Flat screen TV
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Individual climate control
  • Safe

Juliette Balcony Suite

Brabant features just two of these luxurious suites, both of which are beautifully furnished and come complete with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. These stunning suites also come with the very best on board amenities including:

  • Double and twin bed configurations
  • Ample wardrobe space
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Individual climate control
  • Safe

Extra benefits of one of these  suites include a large comfortable seating area, an en suite bathroom with a bathtub a complimentary bathrobe and a mini-bar (additional charges may apply).

Dining

Like Fred. Olsen’s ocean-going ships, the quality and variety of the cuisine on board Brabant is sure
to be a highlight of your holiday.

Panorama Restaurant

‘Early riser’ coffee, tea and pastries are served to help you wake up, all before a hearty breakfast buffet. At lunch, savour three indulgent courses in the Panorama Restaurant, supplemented by buffet options too. You can also opt for a lighter snack alternative in the Panorama Lounge. It’s here where you can also satisfy a sweet tooth with Afternoon Tea treats.


The crowning moment is sure to be the sumptuous five-course à la carte dinner* every evening in the Panorama Restaurant.The carefully designed lunch and dinner menus feature a fusion of classic favourites, vegetarian alternatives and regional dishes.


*Please note; all meals are open seating. Evening dinner is one sitting, normally at 7.30pm.

Enrichment

Excursions

Our shore excursions all you to embark on a journey of discovery across Europe, ticking off highlights in countries along the way. All of these itineraries combine major attraction-packed cities, such as Vienna and Budapest, with an array of lesser-known gems.

Each itinerary includes a selection of the many and varied Shore Tours we offer, to enhance your cruise experience. All Shore Tours are available at an additional cost and are subject to service operation and availability. Full details will be confirmed around 10 weeks prior to cruise departure.

Bicycle Hire

Those who would rather explore on their own can borrow one of five cruiser bikes to take into that day's city. It is recommended by reserving them a day ahead of time but will supply them if they are available that day.

Entertainment

In the Amadeus Club you will find a small selection of books to browse through, along with newspapers, two desktop computers, playing cards, games and puzzles. A self-service tea and coffee is available here 24 hours a day too.

Out on the Sun Deck meanwhile, you can relax with a drink from the Lido Bar, top up your tan on one of the many sun chairs or perhaps flex your competitive muscle with a game of shuffleboard or giant chess.

In the eveninings you can relax in the stylish Panorama Lounge and enjoy the gentle, live entertainment to round off each day. Savour the sounds of our on board singers, pianists and musicians, complemented by spcially chosen regional acts where available.

Health & Fitness

Brabant has everything to refresh and revitalise the mind, body and spirit during your journey of discovery. Down on Hayden Deck you will find a Fitness Room which is open around the clock, for you to keep in shape at any time that suits you throughout your cruise. The Vital Club will offer you a menu of rejuvenating and rewarding massage treatments and sooting bath experiences. You will also find a Hair Salon, for you to perfect your look while you're away.

Facilities

Disabled Facilities

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines welcome guests with special needs. Guests who have any medical, physical or other special needs must contact their Travel Agent or the cruise operator directly to obtain specific information. All vessels and coaches are equipped to European standards. Vessel operators will, under appropriate circumstances, permit passengers to use motorised scooters and wheelchairs that satisfy criteria confirmed by the cruise operator. In all cases passengers must understand and accept that the vessel does not have lifts permitting easy access from deck to deck, and that some decks are multi-level and/or have significant thresholds to be negotiated. Accordingly physically disabled passengers may need the services of a responsible adult, and should be aware that crew availability to assist them is often severely limited.

Dietary Requirements

Please pass on any special requirements to your travel agent before leaving home and then see the restaurant manager on board. Additional costs may be incurred in fulfilling dietary wishes and Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines reserve the right to decline certain requirements.

Age Restrictions

Due to the nature of the cruise itineraries, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines does not maintain facilities or services for children aboard their cruise vessels. On all cruises and cruise journeys, minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied and share a cabin with a parent, legal guardian or other responsible adult over the age of 21. Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines regret that they cannot accommodate children under 12 years of age, and they reserve the right to limit the number of minors under the age of 18 years on board.

Dress Code

Though there is no strict dress code on board Brabant, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines recommend that you wear light clothing and comfortable footwear for land excursions. A jacket or jumper is advisable in the evenings. Please dress respectively for supper and special occasions.

Deck Plans

Sun Deck 4

  • Bicycle Rack
  • Pool
  • Chess Board
  • Lido Deck
  • Shuffleboard

Mozart Deck 3

  • Amadeus Club
  • Bar
  • Panorama Bar
  • Rivver Terrace
  • Juliette Balcony Suite
  • Juliette Balcony Room Mozart

Strauss Deck 2

  • Shop
  • Reception
  • Panorama Restaurant
  • Juliette Balcony Room Strauss

Haydn Deck 1

  • Lift
  • Fitness Room
  • Vital-Club
  • Massage Room
  • Hair Salon
  • Standard Room
Upcoming Cruises
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Embark Basel, Thu 28 Jun 2018 On Board Brabant Disembark Dusseldorf Date Thu 05 Jul 2018 Guide Price Cruise Only £1,199 pp Enquire
Embark Basel, Thu 26 Jul 2018 On Board Brabant Disembark Dusseldorf Date Thu 02 Aug 2018 Guide Price Cruise Only £1,299 pp Enquire
Embark Basel, Thu 23 Aug 2018 On Board Brabant Disembark Dusseldorf Date Thu 30 Aug 2018 Guide Price Cruise Only £1,299 pp Enquire
Embark Basel, Thu 20 Sep 2018 On Board Disembark Dusseldorf Date Thu 27 Sep 2018 Guide Price Cruise Only £1,299 pp Enquire