• Amsterdam
  • Cologne
  • Rudesheim
  • Heidelberg
  • Strasbourg
  • Strasbourg
  • Cologne
  • Rhine Vineyards

Legendary Rhine

Explore the fascinating cities of Amsterdam and Cologne, and beautiful wine town of Rudesheim on this superb Rhine cruise, with Leeds-Bradford or Manchester flights

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7 Nights from £1271pp

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Join your luxurious ship in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam to begin your unforgettable cruise along the enchanting River Rhine.

Enjoy a cruise along Amsterdam's picturesque canals lined with magnificent buildings, admire the stunning Gothic cathedral in historic Cologne and journey through the dramatic Rhine Gorge past the famous Lorelei Rock.

Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in the beautiful wine-producing town of Rudesheim and take the opportunity to discover the red-walled castle and Great Vat in picturesque Heidelberg. Continue to Strasbourg, capital of scenic Alsace and tranquil Breisach, home to one of the largest wine cellars in Europe.

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Day 1 : UK - Amsterdam (Holland)

Fly from Leeds-Bradford or Manchester to Amsterdam and embark your stylish ship. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner on board. (D)

Day 2 : Amsterdam

Enjoy a canal cruise past stunning homes, the beautiful Skinny Bridge and Anne Frank House, before joining a walk to the Begijnhof area and a city tour which includes the Royal Palace and Westerkerk. On the reverse itinerary there is the chance to join the Jewish Heritage tour. (B,L,D)

Day 3 : Cologne (Germany) - Koblenz

Discover Cologne's iconic sights during a guided walking tour, including a visit to the impressive Gothic cathedral, enjoy a Kolsch beer tasting at a local tavern or join the guided bike tour. (B,L,D)

Day 4 : Rudesheim

Admire the breathtaking scenery of the Rhine Gorge and the famous Lorelei Rock before arriving in Rudesheim where there is the option to sample the region's fine wines or enjoy a gondola ride to the impressive Niederwalddenkmal Statue. There is also the opportunity to join a guided bike ride. Later spend time at leisure at the lively Drosselgasse before an evening visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or a tasting of Rudesheimer coffee. (B,L,D)

Day 5 : Ludwigshafen - Heidelberg

From Ludwigshafen, there is the option to see the sights of Speyer on a city tour or join a half-day excursion to picturesque Heidelberg with its red-walled castle and Great Vat. Alternatively, enjoy a guided hike up the Philosopher's Path for stunning views. (B,L,D)

Day 6 : Strasbourg (France)

In Strasbourg, the beautiful capital of the Alsace region, there are guided tours by bike, coach and on foot which showcase the city's sights including the iconic Astronomical Clock. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (B,L,D)

Day 7 : Breisach

Enjoy a walking tour of beautiful Riquewihr or head to historic Freiburg. For those feeling active, there is a guided bike ride through the scenic countryside. (B,L,D)

Day 8 : Basel (Switzerland) - UK

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight to Leeds-Bradford or Manchester. (B)

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board cruise in an outside cabin - most with revolutionary Twin balconies
  • Return flights from Leeds-Bradford or Manchester and overseas transfers
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner plus bottled water in cabins replenished daily
  • Sip and Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks (2018 only)
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • State of the art Infotainment System in all cabins with hi-speed internet, Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English TV stations
  • Special highlights including lectures, theme dinners, cooking demonstration, on board music performances and afternoon/evening piano music
  • Bicycles to explore on your own and guided bicycle tours
  • Services of professional Cruise Manager
  • Port Charges
  • All local taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Gratuities

Special Features

  • Special guest John Torode on 16 Apr 2018 departure:
  • MasterChef host John Torode joins the cruise on Day 6. Highlights include...
  • Drinks reception and gala dinner featuring a menu designed by John Torode
  • Exclusive cookery demonstration by John Torode
  • Exclusive talk followed by a question and answer session with John Torode
  • Special wine-themed itineraries:
  • 2018: 24, 26, 31 Mar; 1, 2, 8 Apr; 13 Aug; 5, 12*, 17 19* Nov
  • 2019: 31 Mar; 7, 11 Apr; 13, 21 Jul; 19 Aug; 3*, 10, 11, 17* Nov
  • *Reverse itinerary only

2018 Departures

Amsterdam to Basel

Ship: AMA Concerto Class Our Price From
May 28; Jun 04, 11, 25£2628
Jul 02, 09, 16, 23, 30; Aug 13£2561
Aug 27£2695
Sep 03, 10, 15, 17, 24, 29; Oct 01£2761
Oct 08£2695
Oct 15£2561
Oct 22£2095
Oct 29£2428
Nov 05£2295
Nov 17£1271

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

Basel to Amsterdam

Ship: AMA Concerto Class Our Price From
May 28; Jun 04£2628
Aug 13£2561
Aug 20, 27£2695
Sep 03, 10, 17, 22; Oct 01£2761
Oct 06£2695
Oct 15£2561
Oct 22£2495
Nov 05£2295
Nov 10£2298
Nov 12£1733

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

2019 Departures

Amsterdam to Basel

Ship: AMA Concerto Class Our Price From
Mar 24£2104
Apr 04, 07£1920
Apr 18£2131
Apr 29£2802
May 11£2667
May 12, 13, 19, 25, 26, 27; Jun 03£2738
Jun 08£2913
Jun 09, 16, 17, 23, 24; Jul 01, 07, 08, 13, 14, 15, 21, 22, 27, 29£2738
Aug 05£3088
Aug 11, 12, 18, 19£2563
Aug 26£2878
Sep 01, 02, 08, 09, 14, 15, 16, 23, 28, 29, 30£2949
Oct 06, 07£2878
Oct 14£2808
Oct 20, 21£2492
Oct 27£2272
Oct 28£2201
Nov 02, 03, 04£2131
Nov 10£1860
Nov 11, 16, 17, 18£1790

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

Basel to Amsterdam

Ship: AMA Concerto Class Our Price From
Mar 31£1849
Apr 11£1990
Apr 14£2385
May 06£2667
May 18, 19, 26; Jun 01, 02, 03, 10£2738
Jun 15£2913
Jun 16, 30; Jul 14, 20, 21, 28£2738
Aug 11£2913
Aug 12, 18£2563
Aug 19£2738
Aug 25£2808
Aug 26£2878
Sep 02, 08, 09, 15, 16, 21, 23£2949
Oct 05, 06, 07£2878
Oct 13£2808
Oct 20, 21£2492
Oct 27£2272
Oct 28£2201
Nov 03, 04£2131
Nov 09, 10£1860
Nov 17, 18; Dec 29, 30£1790

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

Price Information

  • Flight supplement may apply
  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a Cat E cabin
  • Cabin upgrade supplements are available - please contact us
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