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Picturesque Holland and the scenic Rhine

Picturesque Holland and the scenic Rhine

  • Route:
  • UK
  • Amsterdam
  • Nijmegen
  • Cologne
  • Koblenz
  • Boppard
  • Dusseldorf
  • Amsterdam
  • UK
8 DAYS from €1595pp

Tour Highlights

  • Cruise along the Rhine from Holland to Germany
  • Enjoy a spectacular gala dinner on your last night docked in Amsterdam
  • A number of optional excursions are available including city tours of Cologne and Dusseldorf
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Picturesque Holland and the scenic Rhine

Experience cultural Amsterdam and the romantic Rhine on this picturesque eight day cruise from Holland to Germany.

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1: UK to Amsterdam

Depart London on your scheduled flight to Amsterdam. Enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner.

  • Dinner

Day 2: Kinderdijk, Rotterdam and Nijmegen

Arriving in Kinderdijk in the early morning, an optional excursion is on offer to visit the 19 monumental windmills and learn how the Dutch have been controlling their waterways for over a thousand years. The afternoon is spent cruising past picturesque Rotterdam before arriving in Nijmegen in the evening.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Nijmegen to Cologne

There are two excellent optional excursions on offer today. Choose between a visit to the Kr?ller-M?ller museum that boasts one of the largest sculpture gardens in Europe and a leisurely bike ride through the De Hoge Veluwe National Park, cycling through heathlands, sand dunes and woodlands. Spend the afternoon cruising to the German city of Cologne.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Cologne to Koblenz

This morning undertake an optional guided tour of Cologne and its wonderful Roman Catholic cathedral. Construction of this Gothic masterpiece began in 1248 and was not completed until 1880 and amazingly survived the Second World War, despite the extensive bombing. Later cruise along the Rhine to Koblenz.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Koblenz, Rudesheim and Boppard

Begin your day enjoying the scenery as you cruise through the romantic valley of the Rhine before arriving in Rudesheim where there's the option to set off by tourist train for a local wine tasting experience and a guided tour of the Museum of Mechanical Music. Alternatively, choose a hike through Rudesheim's stunning vineyards. Spend the evening moored at Boppard.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 6 - 8

Important Information

Payment

If booking more than 90 days before departure a deposit of €300pp will need to be paid at the time of booking with the full amount payable 90 days prior to departure. The deposit applies to adults and children. If you are within 90 days of travel then the full balance of the holiday will be payable.

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UKArrive UKPrice
2018 Dates
20 May 201827 May 2018€1901pp
07 Jun 201814 Jun 2018€1861pp
14 Jul 201821 Jul 2018€1595pp
09 Sep 201816 Sep 2018€1861pp
Cabin Upgrades

Treat yourself to a better vista! Cabin and Deck upgrades are available for an additional supplement. For prices and availability please call our Reservations Consultants or Book Online.

Single Cabins

If you're travelling alone single cabins are available for a small supplement. For prices and availability please call our Reservations Consultants or Book Online.

MS Gerard Schmitter

This premium ship features 88 attractive and well equipped cabins. Facilities include lounge bar, dining room, sundeck and gift shop.

Onboard facilities include...

Cabins

All cabins are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe. Spaced across the Upper and Main Decks, all cabins are outside facing and located above the water affording outstanding views from the large picture window.

All-inclusive Dining

Your day will always begin with an impressive buffet breakfast. Chefs prepare succulent 3-course meals for lunch and dinner which are served in the onboard restaurant. Midday and evening meals are paired with excellent and carefully chosen beers and wines, included in the price. An open bar is available throughout the voyage (not including Champagne, special wines, premium spirits or fine brandies).

Life Onboard

All cruises start with a welcoming cocktail reception where you'll meet the captain, crew and staff of your ship. Facilities onboard include a comfortable lounge with a dance floor for your enjoyment and relaxation as well as a gift shop. FREE Wifi is available in lounge bar and reception. The sun deck, complete with deckchairs, offers a panoramic view of the landscape's beauty as you cruise.

Cruise Map

Picturesque Holland and the scenic Rhine Route Map

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro
  • Average Flying time: 3 hours

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