Cruising the Christmas Markets of the Rhine Valley

4 days from £409.00, 5 days from £499.00* Early Booking Special Offer Available

Your Holiday Itinerary

4-Day Tour Weekend Cruise

  • Day 1 – Local departure by coach then to Remagen, Germany to join our cruise ship, the 'Rhine Princess', for a three-night cruise. LS 
  • Day 2 – Rüdesheim and Koblenz - We cruise from Remagen to Oberwesel, then travel by coach along the river bank to Rüdesheim for an included visit to the Christmas market. We continue by coach to Koblenz, where we rejoin our cruise ship, and where there's time to enjoy the lively festive spirit of the delightful market. Tonight is Captain's dinner and party evening!  B,L,D
  • Day 3 – Cologne - We cruise from Koblenz to Cologne where you can expore the city's colourful Christmas markets. The festive stalls will be overflowing with seasonal bargains and gift ideas. B,L,D 
  • Day 4 – We journey by coach from Cologne to Calais, then return home. B

5-Day Tour Midweek Cruise

  • Day 1 – Local departure by coach then to Remagen, Germany to join our cruise ship, the 'Rhine Princess', for a four-night cruise. LS
  • Day 2Koblenz and Moselle Valley - We cruise to Koblenz. Why not join our optional coach excursion along the Moselle Valley, visiting the riverside village of Alken, where you'll enjoy winetasting at the popular House of Anton Hammes. We return to Koblenz for some free time to enjoy the festive spirit of the Christmas Market, before rejoining our ship. B,L,D
  • Day 3Rüdesheim - We cruise to Rüdesheim, home of the Drosselgasse, lined with traditional German bars and shops. Explore the Christmas market, or join our optional visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum, with its superb collection of self-playing musical instruments. We return to the Rhine Princess for tonight's Captain's dinner and party evening! B,L,D
  • Day 4 – Cologne - We cruise to charming Cologne, where you can browse the city's markets, featuring seasonal bargains and plenty of ideas for those last-minute Christmas gifts and enjoy the atmosphere in one of the local bars in the old town. B,L,D
  • Day 5 – We journey by coach from Cologne to Calais, then return home. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner LS=Light Supper

Please Note: A packed lunch will be provided during land excursions. At some ports of call a degree of walking is involved to join your coach. Also due to limited docking facilities, it may be necesary to dock alongside another ship, to gain shore access.

N.B. For navigational and passenger safety, the cruise company and the captain reserve the right to modify the cruise itinerary if necessary

Notes

Door-to-Door service may be chargeable depending on distance to the joining point and number of passengers, please call for more information. Some joining points carry a supplement which is clearly shown when booking.

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

Extras:

  • Cabin upgrade (per person)
  • 4 Day Cruise - Middle Deck £20, Middle Deck Superior £26, Upper Deck £32
  • 5 Day Cruise - Middle Deck £30, Middle Deck Superior £36, Upper Deck £42
  • Single cabin supplement £69
  • Travel insurance from £34.50

 

Group Bookings

If you are looking to create your own tour to go on with friends or family, our groups team can personalise any tour to suit your requirements. See the Group Travel page for more details.

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Early Booking Special Offer!

£20 off Nov 2014 departures when you book by 31 Aug 2014. Quote reference "JUL141" when making your booking by telephone or enter as your discount code on the payment page for online bookings.

    Tour Includes

    • 3 or 4 nights’ accommodation on board the M.S. Rhine Princess with full-board 
    • Services of a Cruise Director
    • Captain's Dinner and Party Night
    • Convenient local joining points
    • Travel by executive coach or upgrade to Silver Service

    Included Excursions

    • Cologne - Cathedral city with colourful Christmas markets 
    • Rüdesheim - Lively, delightful town
    • Koblenz - Scenic and quaint riverside town

    Optional Excursions

    • Moselle Valley - (5 day cruise only) Scenic delights and try some local wines

     

    Silver Service

    Upgrade to Silver Service and enjoy these extras

    • Travel by Silver Service luxury coach which includes:
      • Extra legroom for your added comfort
      • Comfortable rear lounge to relax and chat
      • FREE personal headphones with a choice of music & DVDs
    • Porterage in all hotels
    • Smaller, more personal group

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