Cologne to Cologne
7 Night North Rhine Cruise
Embark on an exciting river cruise through the Netherlands and Belgium and discover the highlights of the Northern Rhine. Explore the diverse culture and sights of these European countries as you cruise along the river on our modern ship, enjoying mouth-watering cuisine and excellent entertainment. Take advantage of the various onboard activities, including a spa area, swimming pool, and expertly guided excursions to the sights and places along your journey. You can, for example, explore the medieval city of Ghent, steeped in a rich history and a vibrant modern scene, with its unique boutiques, trendy cafes, and plenty of vegetarian restaurants. As you continue your journey, you can also take in the beauty of idyllic Gorinchem, the Hanseatic city of Emmerich, and Brussels, the heart of Europe.
|1||Cologne Germany)||7:00pm||Embarkation 2:00pm|
|3||Ghent (Belgium)||05:00am||9 :00pm|
|5||Brussels (Belgium)||08:00am||10:00pm||Optional city tour with free time|
|7||Emmerich (Netherlands)||9:00am||3:00pm||Optional tour|
|8||Cologne (Germany)||06:00am||Disembarkation 8:00am|
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DAY 1: Cologne, Germany (Embarkation)We will set off on our exciting Rhine cruise from here, heading for the northern or the southern Rhine. But you shouldn’t miss out on the opportunity to explore this cathedral city, with its wealth of monuments and attractions. The best way is to arrive the day before your cruise departs, so that you can relax – or simply extend your stay in Cologne after the cruise has ended.
DAY 2: Willemstad, Netherlands
The former Dutch fortress of Willemstad is a tranquil little village with a delightful harbor. And of course, a typical dutch town like this can't lack a windmill! During a walk through the quiet town you will surely discover one.
DAY 3: Ghent, BelgiumWe will now head along the northern Rhine towards Ghent. Here you’ll find splendid architecture, artistic masterpieces, delightful landscapes and absolute tranquillity. The capital of East Flanders is part of a quartet of Flemish centres of art – the others being Antwerp, Bruges and Brussels. Discover Ghent’s treasures, including the baroque Saint Bavo’s Cathedral and the imposing Gravensteen, a moated castle. And in the old town, you’re sure to find a nice place to sample a good cup of coffee and some Belgian delicacies.
DAY 4: Vlissingen, NerhterlandsThe seaside resort of Vlissingen is located directly by the sea and impresses with its beautiful beaches and long beach promenade. Here you can have a good time and enjoy the maritime flair in peace. The history of the region is presented through modern multimedia use in the museum
DAY 5: Brussels, Belgium
Brussels is both the capital of Belgium and the headquarters of the European Union. A whole host of unique sights – including the famous Manneken Pis – await you. And while you’re in Brussels, make sure you try the many Belgian specialities that the city has to offer – or pick up some original Belgian chocolates as a gift for your loved ones. Mmm – lovely!
DAY 6: Gorinchem, NetherlandsWelcome to the largest fortified town in the Netherlands. In Gorinchem, you don't have to look far to find the town's history, as the former fortifications have been preserved almost in their entirety. A special footpath now leads over the ramparts and promises wonderful vistas. On the 'Langendijk', Gorinchem's most beautiful shopping street, you can experience a great mix of old and new, with modern shops in a historic setting.
DAY 7: Emmerich, NetherlandsThe small beautiful town of Emmerich on the lower Lower Rhine gives you a nice time out on land during your cruise. Here you can take a stroll along the promenade and enjoy the magnificent view of the Rhine while discovering the "Golden Gate Bridge of the Lower Rhine", a suspension bridge spanning over the Rhine, which, just like its role model, can be seen from afar in vibrant red. Definitely worth taking a souvenir photo!
DAY 8: Cologne (Disembarkation)Your cruise comes to an end this morning as you disembark in Cologne after breakfast.
2024 Per Person Cruise Only Fares
|Departure||Ship||Cat (S) Deck 1
|Cat (C) Deck 2 French Doors||Cat (D) Deck 3 French Doors||Cat (G)
|Cat (E) Deck 3 Jr Suite with French Doors||Cat (F) Deck 3 Balcony Suite|
PRICE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITH RATE EXCHANGE
REGULAR Rate includes: cruise and port taxes, listed INCLUDED excursions, and a beverage package - 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. Sightseeing excursions are not included and can be booked onboard.
3 Deck Ship
Cabins are Cat D with
4 back cabins
are Cat S
Other cabins are Cat A
4 Deck Ship