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2018

Discover the Splendor of the Rhine, Neckar, Main, Moselle and Saar Valleys (port-to-port cruise)

9 Days - SNX_PP
# 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.

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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

Passengers are welcome to board at 6:00 p.m. in Strasbourg. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Our ship will begin to cruise during the night. After dinner, enjoy an evening of dancing on board. We'll cruise throughout the night.

Day 2

MANNHEIM - HEIDELBERG EBERBACH (the Rhine and the Neckar)

We'll arrive in Mannheim in the morning. Join us for an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of Heidelberg. We'll then continue towards Eberbach on the most beautiful section of the Neckar.

Day 3

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

We'll cruise to Mainz, a large industrial city situated at the confluence of the Main and the Rhine. We'll have a short stop to explore the city with our hostess. Enjoy some free time on your own before returning on board. The ship will leave for Frankfurt, arriving in the evening.

Day 4

FRANKFURT - ASCHAFFENBURG (the Main)

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Tour of Frankfurt.
DISCOVERY: "Mainhattan and the Main Tower.” a panoramic tour of Frankfurt and ascent of the Main Tower.
Afterwards, we'll cruise on the most beautiful section of the Main. Ludwig I of Bavaria fell under its charm and dubbed it the "Bavarian Nice.” Our ship will arrive in port in the evening.

Day 5

ASCHAFFENBURG - RÜDESHEIM (the Rhine)

We'll begin to cruise early in the morning up the Main to the Rhine. We'll arrive in Rüdesheim in the late afternoon. Join us for an optional excursion for both packages: Departure in tourist train and stop at a wine tasting cellar*, followed by a visit to the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments. Dinner will be served on board. In the evening, the famous Drosselgasse awaits you with its numerous cafés, bars and music.

Day 6

RÜDESHEIM - COCHEM (the romantic Rhine and the Mosel)

Enjoy breakfast as we glide through the legendary and romantic Rhine Valley, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002. We will also pass the celebrated rock of the Lorelei. We'll travel along the picturesque Moselle to Cochem, a small medieval town dominated by its castle. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Reichsburg Castle. Enjoy an evening of dancing after dinner.

Day 7

BERNKASTEL - TRIER (the Mosel valley)

Our ship will leave for Bernkastel-Kues. Once we arrive, enjoy a short walk through this famous wine town. We'll continue on to Trier. Our ship will arrive in port in the evening.

Day 8

TRIER - SAARBRUCKEN (the Mosel and the Saar)

Join for an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of Trier. We'll return on board in Sarrebourg. We'll continue to cruise to Saarbrücken, arriving in the evening. Tonight is our festive gala evening and dinner.

Day 9

SAARBRUCKEN

Enjoy breakfast before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

Dates & Prices

START IN 2018
Departure 16/09/2018
Arrival 24/09/2018
Ship : MS Léonard de Vinci Anchors : 4

* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

  • 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

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

Transfer by coach from Saarbrücken to Strasbourg - 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
Price per person 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

Rudesheim : wine tasting and visit of the 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
5 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...
Price per person 192.00 € Before departure 225.00 € On board
Discovery

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

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

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
Price per person 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
Price per person 36.00 € Before departure 40.00 € On board

Rudesheim : wine tasting and visit of the 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
Price per person 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
Price per person 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
Price per person 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
Price per person 53.00 € Before departure 59.00 € On board

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Léonard de Vinci

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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