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Holland and the Romantic Rhine Valley

7 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
DAY 1: AMSTERDAM
Boarding at 1:00 p.m. in Amsterdam. Lunch on board and set off to discover Dam Square with our host/hostess. Welcome drink and presentation of the crew. Dinner on board. Guided tour of the  enchanting city by night on board a river boat.
 
DAY 2: AMSTERDAM
Full board on board. Guided tour of the historic heart of Amsterdam. In the afternoon, visit to the Keukenhof gardens (open from mid-March until mid-May - the others months, visit of Volendam and the Zaanse Schans). Free evening or possibility to be transfered (optional, pay on board) in the city center for a walk in the Red Light District. Sailing during the night to Nijmegen.
 
DAY 3: AMSTERDAM - NIJMEGEN - KREFELD(2)
Full board on board. Guided visit of the Kröller-Müller Museum(1). This museum is home to the paintings of famous painters (Van Gogh, Picasso...), and modern sculptures. In the afternoon, cruise to Krefeld. Overnight.
 
DECEMBER 4: KREFELD - COLOGNE - KÖNIGSWINTER
The morning will be spent cruising. Enjoy some free time, or take a tour of the old sections of Cologne.
 
DAY 5: KÖNIGSWINTER - RÜDESHEIM
Full board on board. Morning spent sailing along the romantic Rhine Valley. Passing through the legendary Lorelei rock and many castle. Arrival in Rüdesheim. Excursion. Free evening in the lively Drosselgasse, world famous for its open-air restaurants and beer taverns. Overnight.
 
DAY 6: RUDESHEIM - SPEYER or MANNHEIM
Full board on board. Morning spend sailing to Mannheim. In the afternoon, excursion by coach to visit Heidelberg, symbol of German Romanticism. Gala evening. Cruise to Strasbourg. Overnight.
 
DAY 7: STRASBOURG
Buffet breakfast on board. Arrival in Strasbourg in the morning. Disembark.End of our services.
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • Historic Amsterdam and its canals
  • Keukenhof gardens
  • Kröller-Müller Museum
  • The historic city of Cologne
  • Rudesheim and its famous Drosselgasse
  • Heidelberg, a truly romantic town
All This Included
  • Unlimited complimentary onboard beverages, including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, soft drinks specialty coffees and tea. 
  • All meals onboard for Superb French Cuisine 
  • Farewell Gala dinner 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Complimentary Samsung Galaxy Tablet for guests' use 
  • Shore excursions with wireless audio system Port Talk 
  • Captain Welcome cocktail Reception 
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess 
  • Entertainment : On board professional entertainment & Crew Team show 
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance 
  • All port fees
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Gérard Schmitter, MS L'Europe, MS La Boheme, MS France, MS Modigliani, MS Monet, MS Léonard De Vinci or MS Mona Lisa
Notes
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.
  • (1) Except on Mondays: optional visit of the Dutch open -air museum in Arnhem.
  • (2) Depending on available mooring, the stopover at Krefeld can be replaced with a stopover at Duisburg.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.



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