DECEMBER 23: STRASBOURG
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 3:00 p.m. With our accompanist, discovering one of the largest Christmas markets in Europe, the market in Strasbourg. We’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. In the evening, our ship will sail towards Cologne. Dinner. Evening on "Tales of Christmas" theme.
DECEMBER 24: COLOGNE (and the Romantic Rhine)
Cruising on the most beautiful section of the Rhine. We will see numerous castles nestling in the famed vineyards and the famous Lorelei rock. Passing by the cities of Koblenz and Bonn to reach Cologne in the end of the afternoon. Join us for the excursion proposed: Guided tour in Cologne. Christmas Eve evening. Midnight mass in Cologne’s cathedral (1) (depending on available places or in another church - book and pay for transfer on board (2).) Our ship will sail towards Holland through the night.
DECEMBER 25: COLOGNE - AMSTERDAM
Crossing the border at Emmerich. We will arrive at Tiel lock, giving us access to the canal that connects the Rhine to Amsterdam. We will cruise past the city of Utrecht and arrive in Amsterdam in the end of the afternoon. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.
DECEMBER 26: AMSTERDAM
Join us for the excursion proposed: Volendam and the Zaanse Schans. In the afternoon, join us for the excursion proposed: Guided tour of Amsterdam, the name of the city dates back from the 12th century, when a dam was built on the Amstel River. Wander through its historic district and its canals.
DECEMBER 27: AMSTERDAM - STRASBOURG
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. Departure by coach toward Strasbourg. Stop for free lunch. Arrival in Strasbourg in the evening. End of our services.
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS L'Europe
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