8 Day Rhine Cruise
Amsterdam – Emmerich-am-Rhein - Cologne – Koblenz - Mainz - Strasbourg - Breisach – Basel
ABE

 

From Amsterdam to Basel, embark on a cruise rich in history and authenticity. Discover historic monuments through cities such as Haarlem or Colmar and its Unterlinden museum. You can take a stroll to the Arnhem Open Air Museum, which reveals a 100-year-old story.

DAY 1 : AMSTERDAM

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We'll enjoy dinner on board.

DAY 2 : AMSTERDAM

This morning, we offer two optional excursions depending on your package.

CLASSIC package:Panoramic tour of the city and a visit to a diamond merchant. Amsterdam is one of the most unique and extraordinary cities in the world. Enjoy a highlight tour of all the major sites, including the tallest windmill in the Netherlands, the De Gooyer. We'll then visit one of the many diamond merchants located throughout the city, before heading over to the dazzling floating flower market. DISCOVERY package: An off-the-beaten-path bike tour of Amsterdam. We'll leave on foot to head to the bike rental office. Once equipped, we'll set out on a bike tour to discover places only the locals know about. As we ride, we'll pass in front of many famous monuments and sites, including Dam Square, the Royal Palace, the Anne Frank House, Nieuwmarkt, the Rembrandt House Museum, and much more!

This afternoon, join us for an optional excursion for both packages: A visit to the Keukenhof Gardens.(1) Tour the beautiful spring gardens at your own pace. Don't forget to visit the Orchid House, the Japanese Garden, and the 19th-century windmill on the edge of the tulip fields! Keukenhof also contains the works of 25 artists. To make your visit more active, you can take a boat trip through the fields or bike ride through the surrounding area.

During the off-season, we'll visit Haarlem instead.

We'll return on board in Amsterdam. Join us for an evening of dancing in the lounge. Our ship will cruise to Emmerich-am-Rhein overnight.

DAY 3 : EMMERICH-am-RHEIN

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: A visit to the Netherlands Open-Air Museum in Arnhem. This national museum focuses on the everyday life of Dutch people throughout the country's history and includes old homes, farms, and factories from different regions. You can stroll through the attraction at your own pace or take the authentic trams. Our ship will cruise to Cologne overnight. Enjoy an evening of entertainment on board.

DAY 4 : COLOGNE - KONIGSWINTER - KOBLENZ

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Cologne, the crossroads of Europe since the Middle Ages. We'll see the immense, Gothic cathedral - the tallest twin-spire church in the world and the most visited landmark in Germany. We'll then head over to the Old Town to stroll the streets and pass in front of the famous Farina Fragrance Museum.

Our ship will start to cruise up the Rhine to Koblenz early this morning. Enjoy a stroll to see the famous Deutsches Eck.

DAY 5 : KOBLENZ - MAINZ

We'll cruise to Mainz in the early morning, traveling through the magnificent Rhine Valley. We'll arrive in Mainz in the afternoon.

Optional excursions proposed:

CLASSIC package: Tour of Mainz and the Gutenberg Museum. This tour on foot will take us to the city's magnificent cathedral. We'll then stroll down the picturesque streets of the Old City to the Gutenberg Museum.

DISCOVERY package: Tour through the vineyards from Mainz. We'll settle in for an open-air wagon ride, where we'll tour one of the largest vineyards in Germany and take in the magnificent views of the Rhine. We'll also enjoy a traditional bread, wine, and cold-cut snack from the region.

Join us for an evening of dancing in the lounge. Our ship will begin to cruise to Strasbourg.

DAY 6: STRASBOURG - BREISACH

We'll arrive in Strasbourg in the afternoon.

Optional excursion for both packages: Boat tour of Strasbourg and a visit to its cathedral. Like many European cities, Strasbourg has a striking mix of architecture that includes a broad range of traditional structures next to bold modern designs.

After our excursion, we'll return on board the ship. Our ship will begin to cruise to Breisach. Tonight is our festive gala evening.

DAY 7 : BREISACH - BASEL

This morning, join us for an excursion included in both packages: A guided tour of Breisach, dominated by St. Stephen Cathedral, and also enjoy a wine tasting.

This afternoon, join us for an optional excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Colmar and the Unterlinden Museum.(3) Colmar is a colorful city bursting with Alsatian charm. We'll spend time in the romantic Little Venice neighborhood before visiting the Unterlinden Museum. The museum exhibits span 7,000 years from prehistoric times to modern art. The most regarded masterpiece in its collection is the polyptych by artists Niclaus of Haguenau and Grunewald.

We'll begin to cruise to Basel. Join us for dinner and an evening of entertainment.

DAY 8: BASEL

Enjoy one last breakfast on board before disembarking at 9 :00 a.m.

 

 

8 Day Rhine Cruise
Basel - Breisach – Strasbourg - Mainz – Koblenz – Cologne – Dusseldorf - Xantan – Amsterdam
BEA

 

DAY 1: BASEL

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We'll enjoy dinner on board.

DAY 2: BASEL - BREISACH

This morning, join us for an excursion included in both packages: A guided tour of Breisach, just one of the lovely riverside cities we'll visit, along with a wine tasting.

This afternoon, join us for an optional excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Colmar and the Unterlinden Museum.(3) Colmar is a colorful city bursting with Alsatian charm. We'll spend time in the romantic Little Venice neighborhood before visiting the Unterlinden Museum. The museum exhibits span 7,000 years from prehistoric times to modern art. The most regarded masterpiece in its collection is the polyptych by artists Niclaus of Haguenau and Grunewald.

Join us for dinner and an evening of entertainment

DAY 3: BREISACH - STRASBOURG

The morning will be spent cruising through the vineyards dotting the hills along the Vosges mountain range, the Black Forest, and the Alsatian plains.

Optional excursion for both packages: Boat tour of Strasbourg and a visit to its cathedral. Like many European cities, Strasbourg has a striking mix of architecture that includes a broad range of traditional structures next to bold modern designs.

Join us for an evening of dancing in the lounge. Our ship will cruise to Mainz.

DAY 4: MAINZ - KOBLENZ

CLASSIC package: Tour of Mainz and the Gutenberg Museum. This tour on foot will take us to the city's magnificent cathedral. We'll then stroll down the picturesque streets of the Old City to the Gutenberg Museum.

DISCOVERY package: Tour through the vineyards from Mainz. We'll settle in for an open-air wagon ride, where we'll tour one of the largest vineyards in Germany and take in the magnificent views of the Rhine. We'll also enjoy a traditional bread, wine, and cold-cut snack from the region.

Afterwards, we'll cruise through the romantic Rhine Valley and enjoy the amazing scenery as we travel to the legendary rock of the Lorelei. We'll have dinner on board, and then visit the city with our host or hostess.

DAY 5: KOBLENZ - COLOGNE - DUSSELDORF

We'll begin to cruise to Cologne, passing the cities of Andernach, Konigswinter, and Bonn. As our ship approaches Cologne, you'll catch a glimpse of the Seven Hills (Siebengebirge), known for the myths and fairytales about its origins. We'll arrive at the end of the morning. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Cologne,the crossroads of Europe since the Middle Ages. We'll see the immense, Gothic cathedral - the tallest twin-spire church in the world and the most visited landmark in Germany. We'll then head over to the Old Town to stroll the streets and pass in front of the famous Farina Fragrance Museum. Enjoy some free time before returning to the ship. You'll be transferred to Dusseldorf by coach.

Tonight is our festive gala evening.

DAY 6: DUSSELDORF - XANTEN - NIJMEGEN - AMSTERDAM

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: A visit to the Netherlands Open-Air Museum in Arnhem. This national museum focuses on the everyday life of Dutch people throughout the country's history and includes old homes, farms, and factories from different regions. You can stroll through the attraction at your own pace or take the authentic trams. As you enjoy your day, the ship will cruise to Nijmegen. We'll return on board in Nijmegen and begin to cruise to Amsterdam. Join us for dinner and an evening of entertainment.

DAY 7: AMSTERDAM

This morning, we offer two optional excursions depending on your package.

CLASSIC package: Panoramic tour of the city and a visit to a diamond merchant. Amsterdam is one of the most unique and extraordinary cities in the world. Enjoy a highlight tour of all the major sites, including the tallest windmill in the Netherlands, the De Gooyer. We'll then visit one of the many diamond merchants located throughout the city, before heading over to the dazzling floating flower market. DISCOVERY package: An off-the-beaten-path bike tour of Amsterdam. We'll leave on foot to head to the bike rental office. Once equipped, we'll set out on a bike tour to discover places only the locals know about. As we ride, we'll pass in front of many famous monuments and sites, including Dam Square, the Royal Palace, the Anne Frank House, Nieuwmarkt, the Rembrandt House Museum, and much more!

This afternoon, join us for an optional excursion for both packages: A visit to the Keukenhof Gardens.(1) Tour the beautiful spring gardens at your own pace. Don't forget to visit the Orchid House, the Japanese Garden, and the 19th-century windmill on the edge of the tulip fields! Keukenhof also contains the works of 25 artists. To make your visit more active, you can take a boat trip through the fields or bike ride through the surrounding area.

During the off-season, we'll visit Haarlem instead.

DAY 8: AMSTERDAM

Enjoy one last breakfast on board before disembarking at 9 :00 a.m.

 

*Please note that this is a bi-lingual ship with information provided in both English and French, and an international cruise host on board.**

 

2022 RATES:

Departure From Amsterdam
Ship
Main Deck

Upper Deck

04 -Apr-22 Symphonie $1,896 - $2,060 $2,288 - $2,392
18 -Apr-22 Symphonie $1,896 - $2,060 $2,288 - $2,392
02 -May-22 Symphonie $2,268 - $2,468 $3,009 - $3,242
16 -May-22 Symphonie $2,268 - $2,468 $3,009 - $3,242
29 -May-22 Symphonie $2,268 - $2,468 $3,009 - $3,242
12 -Jun-22 Symphonie $2,268 - $2,468 $3,009 - $3,242
25 -Jun-22 Symphonie $2,268 - $2,468 $3,009 - $3,242
09 -Jul-22 Symphonie $2,130 - $2,527 $2,527 - $2,644
23 -Jul-22 Symphonie $2,130 - $2,527 $2,527 - $2,644
06 -Aug-22 Symphonie $2,130 - $2,527 $2,527 - $2,644
20 -Aug-22 Symphonie $2,130 - $2,527 $2,527 - $2,644
03 -Sep-22 Symphonie $2,268 - $2,468 $3,009 - $3,242
17 -Sep-22 Symphonie $2,268 - $2,468 $3,009 - $3,242
01 -Oct-22 Symphonie $2,268 - $2,468 $3,009 - $3,242
14 -Oct-22 Symphonie $2,268 - $2,468 $3,009 - $3,242

 

Departure From Basel
Ship
Main Deck

Upper Deck

11 -Apr-22 Symphonie $1,896 - $2,060 $2,288 - $2,392
25 -Apr-22 Symphonie $1,896 - $2,060 $2,288 - $2,392
09 -May-22 Symphonie $2,268 - $2,468 $3,009 - $3,242
05 -Jun-22 Symphonie $2,268 - $2,468 $3,009 - $3,242
02 -Jul-22 Symphonie $2,130 - $2,527 $2,527 - $2,644
16 -Jul-22 Symphonie $2,130 - $2,527 $2,527 - $2,644
30 -Jul-22 Symphonie $2,130 - $2,527 $2,527 - $2,644
13 -Aug-22 Symphonie $2,130 - $2,527 $2,527 - $2,644
27 -Aug-22 Symphonie $2,130 - $2,527 $2,527 - $2,644
10 -Sep-22 Symphonie $2,268 - $2,468 $3,009 - $3,242
24 -Sep-22 Symphonie $2,268 - $2,468 $3,009 - $3,242
21 -Oct-22 Symphonie $1,896 - $2,060 $2,288 - $2,392

 

 

Prices Include: Full board cruise from dinner of the first day to breakfast of the last day in a double cabin with showers and toilets, welcome drink, entertainment, the Captain's evening, the assistance of our hostess on board, FREE Wi-Fi and port taxes. DRINKS PACKAGE INCLUDED - Soft Drinks, as well as tea and coffee specialties, Beer, sparkling white wine, Cremant and Prosecco (in a glass), as well as open wines and daily recommendations from the wine menu (by the glass), Cocktails and long drinks throughout the day and evening.

Prices Do Not Include: Drinks, not listed above, insurance and optional excursions.

For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.