About the tour: New Year Celebration Rhine Cruise

Step aboard the MS Serenity and get ready for a New Year’s Eve like no other! We’ll cruise the romantic waters of the Rhine and walk the cobbled streets of quaint riverside towns, before reaching the beautiful city of Koblenz where the festive atmosphere really sets in with our cracking party. Great food, great entertainment, great company – enjoy it all from the warmth of the MS Serenity. Celebrate the New Year against the unique backdrop of the Rhine Valley.

Tour Includes


  • 4 nights cruising on the MS Serenity with full-board
  • New Year’s Eve Party
  • Welcome drink, Captain’s get-together and party night
  • Travel by Silver Service coach
  • Entertainment every night of your cruise

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

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Tour Itinerary

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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    Local departure by coach, then to Cologne to join the MS Serenity for our four-night cruise.

    • Included meals: Light Supper

    We begin our cruise upstream through the spectacular Rhine Gorge, stopping at the pretty town of Rüdesheim. You can visit the Drosselgasse, a narrow cobblestone street which is the cultural heart of Rüdesheim or join our optional excursion which includes a visit to the wonderful Mechanical Music Museum of Siegfried.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Rüdesheim
    Rüdesheim

    Included Highlights

    • Rüdesheim

    New Year’s Eve starts with us cruising back down the Rhine Gorge to Koblenz. You are free to explore the quaint lanes and atmospheric squares which are filled with ancient buildings. Be sure to pack your glad rags for tonight’s highlight, our wonderful New Year’s Eve gala dinner and party night onboard, and enjoy the festive atmosphere in Koblenz.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Koblenz
    Koblenz

    Included Highlights

    • Koblenz

    Enjoy a leisurely morning onboard our ship as we cruise to our final destination, Cologne. This beautiful city is the largest on the Rhine and is dominated by its cathedral, a gothic masterpiece which hovers above the rooftops. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a New Year’s Day stroll, taking in the historic centre and the riverbanks with the iconic Hohenzollern Bridge.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Cologne
    Cologne

    Included Highlights

    • Cologne

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Accommodation

    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.

    You will stay for four nights full board on the 4-star MS Serenity.

    Ms Serenity

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone

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