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A Bountiful Christmas in Alsace and the Black Forest (port-to-port cruise)

4 Days - MNC_PP
# Description


STRASBOURG - BREISACH - Freiburg - BREISACH - Ecomuseum of Alsace - Colmar - BREISACH - STRASBOURG

Cruise along the Rhine and explore the black forest, a land where Christmas traditions are deeply rooted in history. Stroll through the aisles of the Christmas markets, beautifully illuminated and brimming with the gourmet fragrances of mulled wine and gingerbread. You will also be seduced by the heart-warming atmosphere in Colmar, a city of art and history with an exceptional heritage: join us for a memorable journey full of magical discoveries!

Croisi +


  • Refined French cuisine - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included


  • The Christmas Market in Freiburg, one of the most beautiful in Germany
  • Explore Colmar and its magical Christmas market in the heart of the old town
  • Christmas Spirit and traditions at the Ecomuseum of Alsace


Day 1


Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Dinner tonight will be followed by an evening of entertainment.

Day 2


This morning will be spent cruising. We'll reach Breisach late this morning enjoy lunch on board. Afterwards, we'll leave for Breitnau to visit a cuckoo clock factory. We'll continue on to Freiburg to discover its Christmas Market. You'll be amazed by the incredible diversity of traditional arts and crafts to be found in the Black Forest such as blown glass and colorful wooden toys. We'll return on board in Breisach in a Christmas atmosphere. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Day 3

BREISACH - Ecomuseum of Alsace - Colmar - BREISACH

We'll leave with our hostess towards Ungersheim. You'll get a sense of how Alsatians used to celebrate Christmas in the past at the ecomuseum of Alsace, all adorned for this very special time of year. After lunch in a restaurant, we'll continue on to Colmar where Christmas is a magical experience. The appealing scents of cinnamon and other spices will guide you through the alleyways of the five Christmas markets spread out in the shopping streets of the town. We'll return on board for an evening of entertainment. Our ship will cruise to Strasbourg through the night. 

Day 4


Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

Dates & Prices

Departure 03/12/2018
Arrival 06/12/2018
Ship : MS Beethoven Ship category : STANDARD
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Departure 06/12/2018
Arrival 09/12/2018
Ship : MS Beethoven Ship category : STANDARD
Sold out
Departure 09/12/2018
Arrival 12/12/2018
Ship : MS Beethoven Ship category : STANDARD
Sold out
Departure 13/12/2018
Arrival 16/12/2018
Ship : MS La Boheme Ship category : STANDARD

* Price based on double occupancy


  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
  • 3rd person discount in triple cabin : - 30%


Valid national identity card or passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - welcome cocktail - the excursions mentioned in the program (including transportation and guide) - lunch on D2 and D3 - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees. 

All drinks - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses. 

Shore Excursions

Day 2: COLMAR - WINE ROUTE Departure by coach from Vieux-Brisach in the company of your hostess for a guided visit of Colmar and its Christmas markets. Discover the authentic charm of the unspoiled districts of the former customs and the "littl...

Freiburg Christmas market

Our first stop on this tour will be in Breitnau for a visit to a cuckoo clock shop. We’ll then continue on to Freiburg and spend some time at its Christmas market, one of the most beautiful in Germany. Set up in the old part of town, it has som...

Duration 4h30

Colmar Christmas market and the Ecomusée d'Alsace in Ungersheim

We will leave by coach for Ungersheim and its open-air museum—dressed to the nines for the holiday season.  Take advantage of some free time to wander the village streets and learn about Alsatian traditions. We’ll have lunch in a loc...

Duration 10h00


Several ships available for this cruise

MS Beethoven

STANDARD - 3 Decks

MS La Boheme

STANDARD - 2 Decks

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. To better serve our customers, the tour itinerary may be reversed.

Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation. 

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