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Christmas in Rhineland - The Romantic Rhine River Valley

4 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: First Class

River Cruise Itinerary
DECEMBER 23: STRASBOURG
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 3:00 p.m. In the end of the afternoon, with our accompanist, discover of the Christmas market around the cathedral and Place Broglie. Return on board, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Dinner and evening on the "Tales of Christmas" theme. Our ship will sail toward Rudesheim through the night.
 
DECEMBER 24: RUDESHEIM - BOPPARD
Sailing through the Rheingau region with its numerous vineyards. During the morning, arrival in Rudesheim. Join us for the excursion proposed: Visit of the music museum. Departure to cruise up the romantic Rhine River with its castles, its legends, and the Lorelei rock. Arrival in Boppard in the end of the afternoon. You are free to do as you please in this charming old town situated along the Rhine River. Christmas Eve dinner. Midnight mass in Boppard (1) (depending on places available, or in a different church - book and pay for transfer on board (2).
 
DECEMBER 25: BOPPARD - MAINZ - SPEYER
Morning spent cruising. In the early afternoon, arrival in Mainz. With our accompanist, discover of the historic city center and its beautiful cathedral. Our ship will sail toward Strasbourg. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.
 
DECEMBER 26: STRASBOURG
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board. Passing by the cities of Mannheim and Ludwigshafen. Lunch. Arrival en Strasbourg in the afternoon and disembarking at 3:00 p.m. End of our services.
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • The Christmas market in Strasbourg
  • Rudesheim and its Drosselgasse
  • The legendary Lorelei rock and the romantic Rhine River valley
  • Boppard, little town full of character
  • Mainz and its picturesque historic center
  • Christmas Eve dinner with wine
  • Midnight mass in Boppard
  • Christmas present
All This Included
  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at onboard bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Complimentary Samsung Galaxy Tablet for guests' use
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Léonard De Vinci
Notes
  • For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.
  • (1) Midnight Mass will be held in German.
  • (2) The transfer is only proposed when the boat is not moored near the place of worship and is only valid for a minimum of 30 people. 
  • 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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