Highlights of the Rhine

From £1,299
Duration 5 Days
Departures from Jul 2020 - Aug 2020
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From £1,299
Duration 5 Days
Departures from Jul 2020 - Aug 2020
Tour Overview

​​Sailing from Strasbourg in France, you'll discover delightful German towns, enchanting castles, vineyards and the famous Lorelei Rock, on this relaxing cruise along the Rhine.

  • Cruise
  • All Breakfasts

Your Holiday Includes

  • ​Just You Tour Manager as your host & Specialist Local Guide
  • Return flights to Basel with British Airways
  • A dedicated Just You representative to greet you at selected UK airports
  • 4 nights on board 4-star ship MS France or MS La Boheme (21 Aug 20 departure)
  • 11 included meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners & all drinks (excluding Champagne & selected wines). Includes a Captain's welcome cocktail reception & farewell gala dinner​
  • Overseas transfers, other transportation & porterage

Itinerary

Day 1 UK - Strasbourg

Today you'll fly to Basel, where on arrival, we'll transfer you to your ship in Strasbourg. After time to settle into your cabin, meet your travelling companions and the crew over a welcome cocktail. Later, why not join an optional river cruise in Strasbourg.

 

Meals included: D

Day 2 Koblenz

​We'll cruise towards Lauterbourg, Speyer and Mainz today, and then continue our journey to Koblenz along one of the most beautiful sections of the Rhine. Soak up the scenery as you sail past the towns of Kaub, Oberwesel and Saint-Goar, and be sure not to miss Stolzenfels Castle. This medieval-style fortress towering over the river is an impressive sight.
We'll arrive in Koblenz early evening, so why not head ashore to explore. 

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 3 Rüdesheim

Our journey today takes us to Rüdesheim, past castles, vineyards and the famous Lorelei Rock, a 433-foot-high slate cliff on the banks of the river.
When we arrive in Rüdesheim, you can join us as we step aboard a fun train for an optional tour of the local vineyards, which includes a visit to a wine cellar for a tasting. Afterwards, we'll see the wonderful collection of self-playing instruments at the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments.
Alternatively, you may have chosen to join a hiking tour through Rüdesheim, which takes you through the vineyards to the Abbey of St Hildegard.
This evening, why not head ashore to explore further with a stroll along the Drosslegasse highly recommended. This well-known alley in the heart of Rüdesheim's Old Town, is where you'll find an array of cafés and bars where live bands often perform.
Meals included: B,L,D

Day 4 Speyer

​Early this morning we'll set sail for Speyer, passing the towns of Wiesbaden, Nierstein, Worms and Mannheim along the way. From Speyer, we offer an optional excursion to Heidelberg, known for its charming Old Town and ruined castle which overlooks the city from a hilltop position.
We'll re-join the ship and enjoy a gala dinner this evening as we sail back to Strasbourg through the night.

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 5 Strasbourg to UK

After breakfast we'll disembark the ship and transfer to the Basel airport for our journey home.

Meals included: B

Additional Information

TAILOR YOUR TRIP

MS La Boheme: Cabin Upgrade

Upper Deck cabins are available at a supplement for the duration of your stay. Please speak to a Holiday Advisor for details.

Accommodation

MS France

The MS France is a comfortable ship with facilities that include; a restaurant, lounge bar and dance floor, small library, gift shop and large sundeck.