New Year Cruising the Rhine Valley

  • 5 Day Tour
  • 4 Sights Visited

Dec 29

Local departure by coach then to Cologne to join our ship for a four-night cruise.

On coach holidays of 9 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your feeder coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 9 days or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking). For Single Traveller holidays, it’s free of charge.

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

  • Included meals: Light Supper

Dec 30 - Cologne

Morning at leisure in this exciting cathedral city. Explore the many sights, such as the splendid cathedral and the bustling shopping streets, such as Schildergasse and Hohestrasse. This afternoon, following lunch on board, sit back and relax as the Rhine Princess sets sail. Meet the crew, as we cruise to the old Roman town of Andernach, where we moor overnight.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


New Years’ Eve - Rüdesheim and Koblenz

Our cruise continues past Koblenz and through the Rhine Gorge to Oberwesel. In the afternoon, enjoy an included excursion by coach to the delightful town of Rüdesheim, home to the famous Drosselgasse, a narrow street lined with a varied selection of bars and shops. We rejoin the ship in Koblenz for a New Year’s Eve gala dinner party on board. Enjoy the fireworks in Koblenz as we welcome in the New Year.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner



New Years’ Day - Moselle Valley and Winetasting

After a leisurely brunch, join our optional coach excursion along the Moselle Valley and enjoy winetasting at the House of Anton Hammes. Return to the ship and sail to Bonn.

  • Included meals: Brunch, Dinner


Jan 2

Disembark and head to Calais by coach and then home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; single cabin supplement £99; travel insurance from £35.50.

Cabin Upgrades (per person) 
Middle Deck Cabin£30 
Middle Deck Superior Cabin N/A 
Upper Deck Cabin £40 


FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.

We accept collapsible wheelchairs and we can also accommodate Electric Scooters however they must be easily dismantled by the customer and each component must weigh less than 20kg and the scooter no more than 60kg in total. The scooter must also have a dry cell battery. Please call before booking so we can make sure the tour suits any extra requirements.