Cruising the Rhine & Moselle

7 days from £949pp.


Cologne

Visit: Cologne, Germany

Prinses Christina

Visit: Prinses Christina, Transport

Cochem

Visit: Cochem, Germany

Moselle

Visit: Moselle, Germany

River Rhine

Visit: River Rhine, Germany

Cruise the meandering Moselle and Rhine rivers overlooked by vine-clad slopes and legendary fairytale castles.

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Cologne to join our cruise ship for a five-night cruise.

  • Included meals: Light Supper
Andernach

Andernach

We begin our cruise upstream to the quintessential Rhine town of Andernach. Spend time exploring the old town or simply relax by the river.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Cochem

Cochem

Today, we cruise upstream towards the city of Koblenz, where we join the Moselle River – a more tranquil river valley in contrast to the vibrant Rhine. Later, we arrive in Cochem, the ‘pearl of the Moselle’, a picturesque town with narrow streets and twisting alleys and restored half-timbered houses with slate roofs, overlooked by the magnificent Reichsburg Castle. Please note 2017 itineraries will moor overnight in Winningen on the Moselle and will include an excursion by coach to Cochem.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Rudesheim

Rudesheim

A day of fabulous scenery as we cruise to Koblenz, at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. Continue through the Rhine Gorge, passing hill-top castles, picturesque towns and vine-clad slopes. We also see the legendary Loreley Rock before arriving in the ever-popular town of Rudesheim, where we berth for the night. After dinner, why not join our optional sightseeing tour by little road train, plus a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum?

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Cologne

Cologne

We cruise downstream past Koblenz, Bonn and the town of Konigswinter, arriving in Cologne, where we enjoy an evening farewell dinner and party aboard.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Valkenburg

Valkenburg

Disembark and head to Valkenburg for a brief visit before continuing to Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

At a Glance

Tour Overview

  • 5 nights' cruising with full board
  • 1 night hotel accommodation with continental breakfast
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by executive coach or upgrade to Silver Service

Included Excursions

  • Andernach - Charming riverside town
  • Cochem - 'Pearl of the Moselle'
  • Cologne - Rhineland capital
  • Valkenburg - Quaint Dutch town

Optional Excursions

  • Rüdesheim - Bustling Rhine town, home of the Drosselgasse, which includes a ride on the little road train.

Notes

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium and our overnight hotel.

Valkenburg

Valkenburg

A brief visit to Valkenburg, then to Cologne to join our cruise ship for a five-night cruise.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Cochem

Cochem

We begin our cruise upstream to the quintessential Rhine town of Andernach. Spend time exploring the old town or relax by the river.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Rudesheim

Rudesheim

Today, we cruise upstream towards the city of Koblenz, where we join the Moselle River – a more tranquil river valley in contrast to the vibrant Rhine. Later, we arrive in Cochem, the ‘pearl of the Moselle’, a picturesque town with narrow streets and twisting alleys and restored half-timbered houses with slate roofs, overlooked by the magnificent Reichsburg Castle. Please note 2017 itineraries will moor overnight in Winningen on the Moselle and will include an excursion by coach to Cochem.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Cologne

Cologne

A day of fabulous scenery as we cruise to Koblenz, at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle. Continue through the Rhine Gorge, passing hill-top castles, picturesque towns and vine-clad slopes. We also see the legendary Loreley Rock before arriving in the ever-popular town of Rüdesheim, where we berth for the night. After dinner, why not join our optional sightseeing tour by little road train, including a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum?

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We cruise downstream past Koblenz, Bonn and the town of Konigswinter, arriving in Cologne, where we enjoy an evening farewell dinner and party aboard.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

At a Glance

Tour Overview

  • 5 nights' cruising with full board
  • 1 night hotel accommodation with continental breakfast
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by executive coach or upgrade to Silver Service

Included Excursions

  • Andernach - Charming riverside town
  • Cochem - 'Pearl of the Moselle'
  • Cologne - Rhineland capital
  • Valkenburg - Quaint Dutch town

Optional Excursions

  • Rüdesheim - Bustling Rhine town, home of the Drosselgasse, which includes a ride on the little road train.

Notes

 Cabin Upgrades (per person)TwinSingle 
 Lower Deck CabinN/A £99
 Main Deck Superior Cabin £50 N/A 
 Promenade Deck Cabin£70 N/A 
 Promenade Deck Superior Cabin£90 N/A 

 

 

Travel Insurance from £44.95 (7 days).

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.
You can check weather averages at here.

Accommodation

You will spend five nights cruising aboard the 3-star standard MV Prinses Christina. The ship offers an elegantly furnished restaurant on the lower deck, with the lounge and bar on the promenade deck. The large sun deck is partially covered. All 54 cabins (on lower, main and promenade decks) are equipped with air-conditioning and en suite facilities. There is a stair lift between the main and promenade deck, and from the main deck to the restaurant on the lower deck.

Your overnight stay in Belgium will be in a city-style hotel.

Prinses Christina

Prinses Christina

Prinses Christina


MV Prinses Christina offers complete comfort on board; fully air-conditioned and designed to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The vessel can accommodate 107 passengers on three decks with cabins renovated at the beginning of 2012. There is a lounge bar, restaurant and sun deck which is partially covered to permit viewing whatever the weather.

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

Looking for your local joining point? Enter your post code below

*Please note pickups are subject to availability.

    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.
    It could be either - This will be confirmed in your travel documents.

    Customer Reviews

    Book Now

    OR

    Call our reservations team on:
    01709 787 463