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2018
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Discover the splendour : of the Rhine, Neckar, Main, Moselle and Saar valleys

9 Days - SNX
# Description

Cruise

STRASBOURG - MANNHEIM - HEIDELBERG - EBERBACH - MAINZ - FRANKFURT - ASCHAFFENBURG - RUDESHEIM - COCHEM - BERNKASTEL - TRIER - SAARBRUCKEN

From Strasbourg to Saarbrücken, explore the cultural diversity of five founding rivers. While cruising the Rhine, the Neckar, the Main, the Moselle and the Saar, you will have the opportunity to discover towns and villages where modernity and traditions meet in harmony: from the Main Tower of Frankfurt to the Cochem castle, including the Roman remains of Trier or the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments in Rüdesheim, you will live an amazing experience rich in discoveries.

Croisi +
All inclusive on board

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - 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

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cultural diversity of five founding rivers
  • Frankfurt, a combination of modernity and tradition(1)
  • Cochem's castle overlooking the Moselle(1)
  • Trier and its Roman ruins(1)

Cruise

Day 1

STRASBOURG

Boarding between 6.00 and 7.00pm in Strasbourg, rue du Havre. We settle into our cabins, then enjoy a welcome cocktail whilst being presentated to the crew. Departure of the cruise. An evening's dancing on board. Sailing during the night.

Day 2

MANNHEIM - HEIDELBERG EBERBACH (the Rhine and the Neckar)

Stop in Mannheim in the morning. Optional excursion common for both packages : excursion to Heidelberg. Continuation towards Eberbach on the most beautiful section of the Neckar.

Day 3

EBERBACH - MAINZ - FRANKFURT (the Rhine and the Main)

Cruise towards Mainz, a large industrial city, situated at the confluence of the Main and the Rhine. We will make a short stop to explore the city with our hostess. Free time and back on board. Departure of the boat for Frankfurt. Arrival in Frankfurt in the evening.

Day 4

FRANKFURT - ASCHAFFENBURG (the Main)

Optional excursions proposed :
CLASSIC : tour of Frankfurt.
DISCOVERY : Frankfurt "Mainhattan” and the Main Tower. Panoramic tour of Frankfurt and ascent of the Main Tower.
Departure of the cruise on the most beautiful section of the Main to Aschaffenburg, nicknamed "Nice Bavaroise″ by King Ludwig Ier of Bavaria. We arrive in the evening.

Day 5

ASCHAFFENBURG - RUDESHEIM (the Rhine)

Departure of the boat early in the morning. We will be sailing up the Main to Mainz to get onto the Rhine. We arrive in Rüdesheim late afternoon. Optional excursion common for both packages : excursion to the music museum and a trip in a little train and wine tasting* in a wine cellar. Dinner on board. Free evening in the celebrated Drosselgasse, known throughout the world for its atmosphere, its restaurants and its bands.

Day 6

RUDESHEIM - COCHEM (the romantic Rhine and the Mosel)

Breakfast on board. Departure of the boat and cruise on the romantic Rhine where we will see numerous castles situated in the famous vineyards. We will also pass the celebrated rock of the Lorelei. We will take the picturesque Mosel for our journey to Cochem, a small medieval town dominated by its castle. Optional excursion common for both packages : guided tour of the castle Reichsburg of Cochem. An evening of dancing. We moor for the night.

Day 7

BERNKASTEL - TRIER (the Mosel valley)

Departure of the boat. Short stop in Bernkastel, the pearl of the Mosel. Continuation towards Trier. We arrive in the evening.

Day 8

TRIER - SAARBRUCKEN (the Mosel and the Saar)

Optional excursion common for both packages : tour of Trier. Return on board in Sarrebourg. Continuation in the direction of Saarbrücken. Sailing up the Saar through the "Saarschleife” with its magnificent wooded landscapes traversed by the meanders of the river. Arrival in Saarbrücken in the evening. Gala dinner and evening.

Day 9

SAARBRUCKEN - Strasbourg

Free morning. Disembarkation around 1.00pm after lunch and transfer by coach toward Strasbourg. Arrival late afternoon in our mooring port, rue du Havre. End of our services.

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

Formalities

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

Included :
Not included

Coach transfer Saarbrücken/Strasbourg D9 - your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to lunch on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - optional excursions (must be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency) - cancellation and baggage insurance - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

5 Shore excursions
Included in tour package   Heidelberg and its castle (outdoors) Frankfurt Rüdesheim (tourist train, tasting and museum) Cochem castle Trier
pp 176.00 € Before departure 206.00 € On board
Classic

Guided tour of Heidelberg and its castle (outdoor)

We'll leave from Mannheim by coach and head towards Heidelberg. This cosmopolitan, friendly, and vibrant city is made up of 15 distinct neighborhoods and is particularly attractive to families, students, business people, and researchers. Its high qua...

Duration 4h30

Guided tour of Frankfurt

The excursion to Frankfurt will begin with a panoramic tour of the city by coach. Frankfurt am Main is a dynamic and international city with Germany's most imposing skyline. Under the skyscrapers, you'll find cozy pubs; and at the heart of the bustli...

Duration 3h00

Rüdesheim : wine tasting* and visit of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments

You will start the visit with a tour and commentary of the Rüdesheim vineyards by mini-train, during which you will discover the famous vineyards already cultivated in the Roman period. During this tour, the history of winemaking in the region w...

Duration 2h30

Visit of the castle of Cochem

Transfer to Cochem castle by minibus in groups of about 25 passengers. The Reichsburg is built on a remarkable site, a steep vine-covered hill overlooking the Moselle. Guided tour of this magnificent castle dating from the year 1000, which was destro...

Duration 1h30

Guided tour of Trier

Departure from the boat for a panoramic coach tour of the city of Trier. Discover the Roman cultural heritage of Trier with a splendid view over the Moselle and its magnificent countryside. Trier is the oldest of German cities, founded so long ago th...

Duration 3h15
6 Shore excursions
Included in tour package   Heidelberg and its castle (outdoor) Frankfurt Mainhattan and the Main tower Rüdesheim : wine tasting and visit of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments Cochem castle Trier...
pp 192.00 € Before departure 225.00 € On board
Discovery

Hiking through the vineyards in Rudesheim

We'll go to the center of Rüdesheim to catch a gondola lift to the Niederwalddenkmal, a monument built in the 19th century to commemorate the first unification of Germany. From there, you'll have a great view of the small city, the viney...

Duration 3h30

Guided tour of Heidelberg and its castle (outdoor)

We'll leave from Mannheim by coach and head towards Heidelberg. This cosmopolitan, friendly, and vibrant city is made up of 15 distinct neighborhoods and is particularly attractive to families, students, business people, and researchers. Its high qua...

Duration 4h30

Frankfurt - "Mainhattan" and the Main Tower

Frankfurt is the largest financial center in continental Europe, earning it the nickname "Mainhatten." During a panoramic tour of the city, you'll be able to admire the huge skyscrapers housing the headquarters of many international banks which creat...

Duration 3h00

Rüdesheim : wine tasting* and visit of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments

You will start the visit with a tour and commentary of the Rüdesheim vineyards by mini-train, during which you will discover the famous vineyards already cultivated in the Roman period. During this tour, the history of winemaking in the region w...

Duration 2h30

Visit of the castle of Cochem

Transfer to Cochem castle by minibus in groups of about 25 passengers. The Reichsburg is built on a remarkable site, a steep vine-covered hill overlooking the Moselle. Guided tour of this magnificent castle dating from the year 1000, which was destro...

Duration 1h30

Guided tour of Trier

Departure from the boat for a panoramic coach tour of the city of Trier. Discover the Roman cultural heritage of Trier with a splendid view over the Moselle and its magnificent countryside. Trier is the oldest of German cities, founded so long ago th...

Duration 3h15

Guided tour of Heidelberg and its castle (outdoor)

We'll leave from Mannheim by coach and head towards Heidelberg. This cosmopolitan, friendly, and vibrant city is made up of 15 distinct neighborhoods and is particularly attractive to families, students, business people, and researchers. Its high qua...

Duration 4h30
pp 54.00 € Before departure 60.00 € On board

Guided tour of Frankfurt

The excursion to Frankfurt will begin with a panoramic tour of the city by coach. Frankfurt am Main is a dynamic and international city with Germany's most imposing skyline. Under the skyscrapers, you'll find cozy pubs; and at the heart of the bustli...

Duration 3h00
pp 36.00 € Before departure 40.00 € On board

Rüdesheim : wine tasting* and visit of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments

You will start the visit with a tour and commentary of the Rüdesheim vineyards by mini-train, during which you will discover the famous vineyards already cultivated in the Roman period. During this tour, the history of winemaking in the region w...

Duration 2h30
pp 29.00 € Before departure 32.00 € On board

Guided tour of Trier

Departure from the boat for a panoramic coach tour of the city of Trier. Discover the Roman cultural heritage of Trier with a splendid view over the Moselle and its magnificent countryside. Trier is the oldest of German cities, founded so long ago th...

Duration 3h15
pp 42.00 € Before departure 47.00 € On board

Visit of the castle of Cochem

Transfer to Cochem castle by minibus in groups of about 25 passengers. The Reichsburg is built on a remarkable site, a steep vine-covered hill overlooking the Moselle. Guided tour of this magnificent castle dating from the year 1000, which was destro...

Duration 1h30
pp 24.00 € Before departure 27.00 € On board

Frankfurt - "Mainhattan" and the Main Tower

Frankfurt is the largest financial center in continental Europe, earning it the nickname "Mainhatten." During a panoramic tour of the city, you'll be able to admire the huge skyscrapers housing the headquarters of many international banks which creat...

Duration 3h00
pp 53.00 € Before departure 59.00 € On board

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Léonard de Vinci

STANDARD - 2 Decks

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

(1) Optional excursions.

*Alcohol can damage your health. Please drink in moderation.

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