• Rudesheim
  • Cologne
  • Strasbourg
  • River Rhine

Legends of the Rhine

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

Exclusive Yorkshire Cruise Club Package
7 Nights from £2210pp

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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 Manchester to Amsterdam and embark your stylish ship. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner on board. (D)

Day 2 : Amsterdam

See the sights of Amsterdam from the beautiful homes which line the canals to the Skinny Bridge and Anne Frank House on a canal cruise. (B,L,D)

Day 3 : Cologne (Germany) - Koblenz

Enjoy a guided walk through Cologne visiting the 13th century Gothic cathedral, the Old Town and Cathedral Square. Alternatively, choose a Kolsch beer tasting or the more active can join the guided bike tour. Afterwards there is free time at leisure before the ship sails to Koblenz (except for cruises after October). (B,L,D)

Day 4 : Rudesheim

Sail through the fascinating Rhine Gorge past the famous Lorelei Rock to Rudesheim where you can sample the region's fine wines at a local vintner. Alternatively take a gondola ride to the Niederwalddenkmal Statue or cycle along the Rhine river on a guided bike tour. Later there will be free time to explore the Drosselgasse before an evening visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, home to the best collection of self-playing musical instruments or a tasting of traditional Rudesheimer coffee. (B,L,D)

Day 5 : Ludwigshafen - Heidelberg

From Ludwigshafen choose to either explore Speyer on a city tour or take a half-day excursion to Heidelberg to visit the red-walled Castle with its Great Vat - a 49,000 gallon 18th century wine cask. Alternatively, hike up the Philosopher's Path for a panoramic view of Heidelberg. (B,L,D)

Day 6 : Strasbourg (France)

Strasbourg is the capital of the Alsace region. Enjoy a guided tour by coach, bike or on foot and see the city's highlights including the Orangery, the European Parliament and the famous Astronomical Clock. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure. (B,L,D)

Day 7 : Breisach

Today choose to take a walking tour of the picturesque town of Riquewihr or visit Breisach, home to one of Europe's largest wine cellars, and historic Freiburg. The more active can enjoy a guided bike tour through the Rheinau woods. (B,L,D)

Day 8 : Basel (Switzerland) - UK

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

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

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board deluxe accommodation in an outside cabin - most with revolutionary Twin balconies
  • Return flights from Manchester and overseas transfers
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Sip and Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Bottled water in cabins replenished daily
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
  • State of the art Infotainment System in all cabins with hi-speed internet, Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English TV stations
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • 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
  • Terry bathrobes and plush bedding in all cabins
  • All English language on board
  • Port Charges
  • All local taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Gratuities

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