• Amsterdam
  • Rudesheim
  • Wurzburg Residenz
  • Nuremberg

Reflections of the Rhine

An excellent-value essential 7-night full-board cruise along the beautiful Rhine and Main rivers from Amsterdam to Nuremberg, with included excursions and unique Insider Experiences

Exclusive Yorkshire Cruise Club Package
7 Nights

APT Essential Cruises
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Fly direct from Manchester and enjoy seven nights cruising along the picturesque Rhine and Main rivers from Holland through scenic Germany.

Explore the canals of Amsterdam on board a glass-top boat, cruise the dramatic Rhine Gorge and take the Winzerexpress mini-train to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in the wine producing town of Rudesheim. Discover the magnificent Wurzburg Residence and World Heritage-listed Bamberg, before cruising the impressive Main-Danube Canal to historic Nuremberg.

Unique Insider Experiences enrich this superb itinerary. Enjoy a tour of the majestic 18th-century castle of Augustusburg and its beautiful gardens, and immerse yourself in local culture in Miltenberg, as residents welcome you into their homes for coffee and cake.

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Day 1 : UK - Amsterdam (Holland)

Fly from Manchester to Amsterdam and embark your ship. Explore the sights at leisure as the ship remains moored overnight. Tonight, enjoy a special Captain’s Welcome Reception. (D)

Day 2 : Amsterdam - Utrecht

Amsterdam’s network of 17th-century canals gives the city its nickname ‘The Venice of the North’. Board a glass-top boat and glide past the city’s impressive waterside facades, then travel by coach via Rembrandt’s Windmill, immortalised in the artist’s paintings, to Utrecht. Tonight, enjoy a Gala Welcome Dinner. (B,L,D)

Day 3 : Cologne (Germany) - Bruhl

Travel south from Cologne to the beautiful town of Bruhl. Your exclusive Insider Experience is a visit to the 18th-century castle of Augustusburg, a superb example of German rococo architecture, and the Falkenlust hunting lodge. (B,L,D)

Day 4 : Rhine Gorge - Rüdesheim

Cruise through the Rhine Gorge, considered by many to be the most beautiful section of the Rhine River. Watch in awe as steep slopes covered in vineyards and dotted with ancient castles drift past, before the ship docks in the pretty wine town of Rüdesheim. Here, the Winzerexpress mini-train travels through the town to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, which houses a magnificent collection of automated musical instruments. (B,L,D)

Day 5 : Miltenberg

For your exclusive Insider Experience, enjoy coffee and cake with the locals in Miltenberg as they invite you into their homes. Later, take the opportunity to explore this beautiful town at the confluence of the Main and Tauber rivers. (B,L,D)

Day 6 : Wurzburg

Visit the spectacular baroque Wurzburg Residence with its grand staircase and chapel. Enjoy a walk through the beautifully landscaped Wurzburg Court garden. Later, take the opportunity to explore the picturesque town of Rothenburg (extra cost). (B,L,D)

Day 7 : Bamberg

Enjoy a guided tour of World Heritage-listed Bamberg. Discover a range of historic churches and buildings, including the half-timbered cottages and postcard-perfect town hall on the River Regnitz. Later, the ship will reach the Main-Danube Canal. The canal links the North and Black seas and is recognised as a feat of modern engineering. (B,L,D)

Day 8 : Nuremberg - UK

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

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary. Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full-board cruise aboard an APT Travelmarvel ship
  • Return flights from Manchester Airport with transfers between ship and airport.
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Cruise Director throughout your cruise
  • Included excursions accompanied by expert guides
  • Unique Insider Experiences
  • Beer, local wine and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Tea and coffee available 24 hours a day on board
  • All tipping, gratuities and port charges

Special Features

  • Insider Experiences:
  • Visit World Heritage-listed Augustusburg Castle
  • Enjoy coffee and cake with a local family in Miltenberg

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