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Captivating Rhine Moselle and Main Rivers

7 Day River Cruise

France, Europe

Cruise along the mighty Rhine, Moselle and Main rivers on a 7 day All-Inclusive cruise that explores dynamic Frankfurt, the meandering avenues of Koblenz and the famed wine cellars of Rudesheim.

2022 Dossier

2023 Dossier

Tour Highlights

  • Tour the old city of Koblenz and Strasbourg
  • Explore Frankfurt and the Main Tower
  • See Cochem Castle and the Niederwald Monument
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Itinerary

Day 1
UK to Strasbourg via Basel

Dinner

Depart London on a scheduled flight to Basel and transfer to Strasbourg. On arrival, greet your crew and enjoy a welcome cocktail before winding through the charming canals of Strasbourg, flanked by vibrant half-timbered houses and bathed in a golden hue.

Day 2
Strasbourg to Frankfurt on the Rhine

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

An imposing skyline announces your arrival into the dynamic German metropolis of Frankfurt, whose rich cultural heritage is palpable; discover the prominent Frankfurt Cathedral and expansive cobblestoned Romerberg plaza, before returning on board for an evening of entertainment.

Day 3
Frankfurt to Cochem on the Moselle

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Following a morning of cruising, arrive in the picturesque town of Cochem, whose hilltop castle is the town's crowning architectural wonder; dominating the scenic landscape and boasting a wonderland of medieval fantasy, enjoy an optional excursion to the imperial 12th century castle this afternoon.

Day 4
Cochem to Koblenz on the Moselle and the Rhine

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Continuing along the winding course, reach the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers and disembark to explore the city of Koblenz. Meander through the quaint courtyards and romantic avenues during an afternoon walking tour one of the oldest cities in Germany.

Day 5
Koblenz to Rudesheim on the Rhine

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Arriving this afternoon, traverse scenic vineyards towards Rudesheim's famed wine cellars; savour a selection of regional speciality wines before uncovering an astounding assortment of vintage instruments at Siegfried's Mechanical Music Cabinet.

Day 6
Rudesheim to Mannheim on the Rhine

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Sail towards the cosmopolitan city of Heidelberg, where an optional excursion offers the opportunity to witness Heidelberg Castle's lavishly ornamented facade, and the old town's atmospheric market squares and striking baroque architecture. Later this evening, enjoy a gala dinner on board.

Day 7
Strasbourg

Breakfast

Disembark after breakfast and transfer to Basel Airport for your return flight to the UK.

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Dates & Prices

Dates
Price (per person)
Dates available
June 2022
from £1,499
Sold Out
14th Jun - 20th Jun
£1,499
Sold Out
July 2022
from £1,499
1 Date
17th Jul - 23rd Jul
£1,499
Call to Book:
0333 242 7529
August 2022
from £1,499
1 Date
10th Aug - 16th Aug
£1,499
Call to Book:
0333 242 7529
September 2022
from £1,499
1 Date
13th Sep - 19th Sep
£1,499
October 2022
from £1,299
1 Date
16th Oct - 22nd Oct
£1,299

Accommodation

The hotels listed below are provided for guidance only and final confirmation of your accommodation will be sent to you approximately 90 days before you travel
MS Monet
6 nights
River Cruise, France
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MS La Boheme
6 nights
River Cruise, France
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Important Information

A visa is not required for British nationals travelling to France and Germany. Further advice should be sought from the applicable tourist authority for other nationalities and for general queries. We strongly advise you check your destinations' Tourist Board or Embassy for the most up-to-date guidelines regarding passport validity.

If booking more than 10 weeks before departure a deposit of £250pp will need to be paid at the time of booking with the full amount payable at 10 weeks prior to departure. The deposit applies to adults and children. If you are within 10 weeks of travel then the full balance of the holiday will be payable.

Your flight is to Basel Airport Airport with British Airways (BA), departing from London Heathrow Terminal 5. Each passenger is entitled to 23KG of hold luggage plus 1 item of hand luggage not exceeding (56cm/45cm/25cm) in size. Weight restrictions will be finalized on your final confirmation. Should you wish to take additional luggage you will need to pay extra at check-in. Check-in should be at least 3 hours before departure. IMPORTANT: Please note that final flight details will be confirmed on your final documentation which will be sent to you approximately 10 days before departure. A printed E-ticket is no longer required at check-in, all you need to do is present your passport to the staff at the desk and your boarding pass will be given to you.

It is your responsibility to check any health and vaccination requirements applicable to your booked arrangements. We can only provide general information about this. Health and hygiene facilities and disease risks vary from country to country. You should take health advice about your own needs as early as possible and in good time before your departure. Sources of information include; www.fco.gov.uk, www.travelhealthpro.org.uk, www.hpa.org.uk, your General Practitioner or a specialist clinic.

This river cruise is accessible to most people with an average level of fitness and normal mobility. It involves moderate days of walking on cobble streets and getting on and off the cruise ship. This cruise is not suitable for anyone with walking difficulties.

The currency in France and Germany as well as on board is the Euro. We recommend that you exchange your currency before you leave the UK, however cash machines are available in most towns and cities to withdraw money in the local currency.

This cruise is All-Inclusive, so you will only need to take a little extra money with you to cover any premium drinks on board and souvenirs, drinks and snacks purchased when off the ship, as well as any optional excursions you wish to book. Tipping is at your discretion. There is an envelope in your cabin for this purpose that can be handed to reception at the end of your cruise.