9 Day Rhine Cruise
Amsterdam – Wesel – Dusseldorf - Cologne – Koblenz - Mainz - Strasbourg - Breisach – Basel
ACB

 

DAY 1 : AMSTERDAM

Boarding in the end of the afternoon. Presentation of the crew and welcome cocktail. Dinner on board. Overnight.

DAY 2 : AMSTERDAM

Full board on board. In the morning, optional guided visit of Amsterdam. The Dutch capital is a truly delightful city with a rich and fascinating past. In the afternoon, free time or optional excursion to Haarlem. Dutch Haarlem dates back to Gothic times and this is reflected in its architecture and cobbled streets. Dancing evening. Departure of the cruise to Wesel. Night spend sailing.

DAY 3 : WESEL - DUSSELDORF

Full board on board. Morning spend sailing. Passing through?the cities of Nijmegen and Arhem, enter the Rhine River basin and cross the border into Germany near Emmerich. Arrival in Weseland with an optional visit of the Dutch Open Air Museum of Arnhem. Return on board in D?sseldorf. Evening of entertainment on board.

DAY 4 : DUSSELDORF - COLOGNE - KONIGSWINTER - KOBLENZ

Full board on board. Cruise to Cologne. Optional guided tour on foot of the city. At the crossroads of Europe since the Middle Ages, Cologne has kept its importance as a vibrant commercial and industrial city, as well as a cultural and religious center. After a free time, transfer by coach to K?nigswinter. The cruise continues along the Rhine to Koblenz. In the evening, free time to stroll through town to see the famous Deutsches Eck. Overnight.

DAY 5 : KOBLENZ - MAINZ - WORMS

Full board on board. Cruise to Mainz. Throughout this part of the cruise, you will see numerous castles nestled among the famous vineyards, and the legendary Lorelei rock. In the afternoon, arrival of the boat in Mainz. Optional guided tour of the city and a visit the Gutenberg Museum (closed on Mondays). Mainz was founded more than 2,000 years ago by the Romans and is currently the capital of the Rhineland-Palatinate. Return on board in Worms. Dancing evening.Sailing during the night to Strasbourg.

DAY 6: STRASBOURG - BREISACH

Full board on board. Arrival in Strasbourg in the morning. Optional guided tour of the European capital. Discovery of several different neighborhoods in the city: the German quarter and the European quarter. In the afternoon, cruise to Breisach through the magnificent wine-producing region. Gala evening. Arrival in Breisach during the night.

DAY 7 : BREISACH - TITISEE - THE BLACK FOREST - BASEL

Full board on board. Free morning in Breisach, European city located in the Rhine bank and dominated by its Saint Etienne collegial. In the afternoon, optional guided tour to the Titisee in the Black Forest. Cruise to Basel. Evening of entertainment.

DAY 8: BASEL - SCHAFFHAUSEN - LAKE CONSTANCE - MAINAU - BASEL

Full board on board. Optional guided visit of Basel, ancient medieval town, situated in the heart of Europe, on the Rhine banks. In the afternoon, excursion?to the Rhine Falls, among the most spectacular sites to visit in Switzerland. Dancing evening on board. Overnight.

DAY 9 : BASEL

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

 

 

9 Day Rhine Cruise
Basel - Breisach – Strasbourg - Mainz – Koblenz – Cologne – Dusseldorf - Xantan – Amsterdam
BCA

 

DAY 1: BASEL

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6 :00 p.m. in Basel. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Now it will be time to sit back, relax and begin to enjoy the scenery and the services of our bfriendly and service-oriented staff. We'll have dinner on board and we'll remain in port overnight.

DAY 2: BASEL - SCHAFFHAUSEN - BASEL

Full board on board. In the morning, guided tour of Basel, medieval old town situated at the heart of Europe on both banks of the Rhine. In the afternoon, optional excursion to the Rhine Falls. The Rhine Falls are among the most spectacular sites to visit in Switzerland. Cruise to Breisach.

DAY 3: BREISACH - TITISEE - THE BLACK FOREST - BREISACH

Full board on board. Free morning in Breisach, "European" city of the edges of the Rhine, dominated by the collegiate church St Etienne. The afternoon, optional trip to Titisee, a charming and inescapable place in Black Forest. Return on board in Breisach in late afternoon. Evening of entertainment. Overnight stop.

DAY 4: BREISACH - STRASBOURG

Full board on board. Cruise to Strasbourg on the Rhine River, admiring the magnificent wine-growing region. The afternoon, optional guided tour of Strasbourg, the European capital : the German quarter located around the famous Place de la R?publique and the European quarter's Palace of Europe, European Court of Humans Rights, the European Parliament, the Cathedral and the Petite France quarter, listed as UNESCO World Heritage site since 1988. Return on board and evening of dancing and entertainment. Our ship will depart during the night toward Mainz.

DAY 5: MAINZ - KOBLENZ

Full board on board. Arrival in Mainz. Optional guided tour of the city and a visit the Gutenberg Museum (closed on Mondays). Admire the magnificent, historical houses which have been outstandingly well-restored. The Gutenberg Museum, is a world-famous museum of book printing houses two copies of the Gutenberg Bible, the first major book printed with movable type in the West. Return on board and cruise toward Koblenz. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2002, the legendary and romantic Rhine River is bestowed with truly magnificent landscapes. We?ll pass the legendary Lorelei rock, named after a beautiful young maiden who, according to German legend, threw herself into the river in despair over a faithless lover and was transformed into a siren. Arrival in Koblenz during the evening. Set off on your own or join our assistant for a tour of the city. Overnight stop.

DAY 6: KOBLENZ - COLOGNE - DUSSELDORF

Full board on board. Cruise to Cologne. We?ll continue our cruise up the magnificent Rhine Valley. The Rhine River follows a remarkable route, meandering between sheer rocks, past small islands and fortified castles sitting high above the vineyards. The afternoon,?optional guided tour on foot of Cologne. At the crossroads of Europe since the Middle Ages, Cologne has kept its importance as a vibrant commercial and industrial city, as well as a cultural and religious center. You have some free time on your own before we return by coach to Dusseldorf return on board. Gala evening. Overnight stop.

DAY 7: DUSSELDORF - XANTEN - AMSTERDAM

Full board on board.?Optional guided tour of the Dutch Open Air Museum of Arnhem. Return on board in Xanten. Cruise to Amsterdam during the afternoon. We?ll cross the border into Germany near Emmerich, glide past Arhem, and enter Holland. Arrival in Amsterdam during the night. Overnight stop.

DAY 8: AMSTERDAM

Full board on board. Optional guided visit of Amsterdam. The Dutch capital is a truly delightful city with a rich and fascinating past. The afternoon, free time on your own or excursion to Haarlem. Dutch Haarlem dates back to Gothic times and this is reflected in its architecture and cobbled streets. Evening of dancing and entertainment. Overnight stop.

DAY 9: 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.**

 

2018 RATES:

Departure From Amsterdam
Ship
Main Deck

Upper Deck

5-Apr-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,018
$2,363
5-May-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,342
$2,687
21-May-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,342
$2,687
6-Jun-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,342
$2,687
6-Jul-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,207
$2,552
22-Jul-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,207
$2,552
7-Aug-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,207
$2,552
6-Sep-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,342
$2,687
6-Oct-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,342
$2,687

 

Departure From Basel
Ship
Main Deck

Upper Deck

13-Apr-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,018
$2,363
27-Apr-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,018
$2,363
13-May-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,342
$2,687
29-May-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,342
$2,687
14-Jun-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,342
$2,687
28-Jun-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,342
$2,687
14-Jul-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,207
$2,552
30-Jul-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,207
$2,552
15-Aug-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,207
$2,552
29-Aug-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,207
$2,552
14-Sep-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,342
$2,687
28-Sep-18 MS DOUCE France
$2,342
$2,687
14-Oct-18
MS DOUCE France
$2,342
$2,687

 

 

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.