Christmas Cruising the Rhine Valley

6 days from £699pp.


Visit: Cologne, Germany


Visit: Koblenz, Germany


Visit: Cochem, Christmas Markets

Combine Christmas celebrations with scenic river cruising onboard the Rhine Princess.

    Local departure by coach, then join our ship for a five-night cruise.

    • Included meals: Light Supper

    Morning at leisure in this exciting cathedral city. This afternoon, following lunch on board, sit back and relax as the Rhine Princess sets sail. Tonight, enjoy a welcome drink prior to our arrival in the old Roman town of Andernach, where we berth for the night.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    We cruise upstream through the Rhine Gorge, passing the legendary Loreley Rock. Later this afternoon we arrive in the vibrant town of Rüdesheim. It's party night on board tonight! We enjoy a Christmas Eve turkey dinner.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Enjoy a leisurely morning cruise to the city of Koblenz, before a buffet lunch on board ship. This afternoon, join our optional excursion by coach through the delightful Moselle Valley to Cochem.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    We cruise to Konigswinter. Following lunch on board, enjoy an afternoon cruise to Cologne. Later, enjoy cocktails with the captain and a 'farewell dinner' to complete our fabulous Christmas cruise.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Disembark and travel home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Prices are per person, based on two sharing a lower deck cabin.

    Extras: optional excursions; single cabin supplement £99; travel insurance from £44.95.

    Cabin Upgrades (per person)Twin
    Middle Deck Cabin £35 
    Middle Deck Superior Cabin £40 
    Upper Deck Cabin £45 


    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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    You will spend five nights aboard the MS Rhine Princess, which has been exclusively chartered by Leger Holidays.

    The ship's onboard facilities are located over four decks and include a large lounge bar with a small dance floor around which daily entertainment takes place. There is also an outside sun deck, ideal for viewing the passing scenery, and a small quiet lounge with a library.

    The ship also has a restaurant and shop with small gifts, souveniers, postcards and Rhine river maps for sale.

    Cabins are located on three decks and all have twin beds, T.V., telephone and air-conditioning.


    MS Rhine Princess

    Rhine Princess - Rhine Cruise

    Rhine Princess - Rhine Cruise

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    Travel in comfort and style

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

    Front row seats can be reserved for £12pp (up to 6 days duration), £20pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £25pp (9 days duration and over) on all European tours. In addition to this seats on the second row can be reserved for £6pp (up to 6 days duration), £12pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £15pp (9 days duration and over). This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the U.K. port. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on the main tour coaches. Prices are approximately 90p or 1 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by the driver. Drinks may also be served on the transfer coaches but this is not guaranteed.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure and will depend on where passengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air or TGV holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    We operate a passenger interchange at the Channel port. Transfer coaches, including taxis, minibuses, Megabus and National Express operate to and from the U.K. port. You will join your main tour coach at the port.
    One medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage can be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.
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