DAY 1 AMSTERDAM
Board in Amsterdam around 6.00 pm. Time to settle comfortably in your cabins. Welcome drink at the lounge, while meeting the crew. Optional excursion common for both packages : guided tour of the city on board a river boat.
DAY 2 AMSTERDAM
In the morning, optional excursions proposed :
CLASSIC : guided tour of Amsterdam
DISCOVERY : Amsterdam by bike. You’ll be able to explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites.
In the afternoon, optional excursion common for both packages : visit to the Keukenhof gardens (open from mid-March until mid-May). In the other months, excursion to Volendam and the Zaanse Schans.
Back to the boat. Free evening or optional trip to the city center for a stroll around the Red Light District.
DAY 3 AMSTERDAM - NIJMEGEN - KREFELD(3)
Optional excursions proposed :
CLASSIC : guided visit of the Kröller Müller museum(2) which is set in the heart of the Haute Veluwe National Park. This museum has gathered together the works of many great modern painters and sculptors.
DISCOVERY : Biking through the de Hoge veluwe national park.
Return to the ship and cruise towards Krefeld. Arriving at our destination late evening.
DAY 4 KREFELD - KOLN - KOENIGSWINTER
Morning spent cruising towards Koln. Follow your guide and tour the old parts of the city. Cruise towards Koenigswinter. Free evening.
DAY 5 KOENIGSWINTER - RUDESHEIM
Cruising off along the romantic Rhine passing the legendary Lorelei rock, along the most beautiful section of the Rhine, where lush vineyards and castles stretch as far as the eye can see along both banks of the river. Arrive in Rüdesheim. Optional excursion common for both packages : Rüdesheim. Free evening in the lively Drosselgasse, world famous for its open-air restaurants and taverns with their oompah bands.
DAY 6 RUDESHEIM - SPEYER or MANNHEIM
Cruise towards Mannheim. Optional excursion common for both packages : visit of Heidelberg. Return to the ship at the end of the afternoon. Gala dinner and evening. The ship leaves for Strasbourg and cruises overnight.
DAY 7 STRASBOURG
Erriving in Strasbourg. Panoramic tour & guide visit of Strasbourg. Lunch at the restaurant in Strasbourg. Free time. Transfer to the ship. The ship sails off in the evening.
DAY 8: MAINZ - FRANKFURT
Arrival in Mainz. This city, the birthplace of Gutenberg, which lies at the confluence of the Rhine and the Main is a perfect blend of past and present with its thousand year old cathedral. Tour the city with your escort before we sail towards Frankfurt. The afternoon, Optional excursion common for both packages : sightseeing tour of Frankfurt, a major business hub. The ship continues cruising towards Miltenberg over night.
DAY 9: MILTENBERG - WERTHEIM
Stop off in Miltenberg early morning. Free time to visit this town. Continuing on to Wertheim where we will call in at the end of the afternoon. Enjoy some time to discover the town for yourselves before returning to the ship.
DAY 10: WERTHEIM - WURTZBURG
The ship sails all morning towards Karlstad. Optional excursion common for both packages : visit of Wurtzburg on the right bank of the Main, which is famous for its baroque palace, former residence of the prince-bishops. In the meantime, the ship cruises on to Wurtzburg where we will join it late afternoon. Then cruise to Schweinfurt. Entertaining evening.
DAY 11: SCHWEINFURT - ROTHENBURG - BAMBERG
Arrival in Schweinfurt. Optional excursion common for both packages : Rothenburg ob der Tauber, a magnificent walled town. Cruise towards Bamberg.
DAY 12: BAMBERG - NURNBERG - MUHLHAUSEN
Cruise on the Rhine-Main-Danube canal. Arrival in Nurnberg. Optional excursion common for both packages : guided visit of the Nurnberg, a true imperial setting, and gingerbread tasting. Return to the ship during the afternoon and sail on to reach Muhlhausen in the evening. Crew show.
DAY 13: MUHLHAUSEN - REGENSBURG
Morning spent cruising before arriving in Kelheim. Optional excursion common for both packages : excursion to Regensburg. The historic centre of the city has kept all its original charm with souvenirs of over 2 centuries. Evening of entertainment.
DAY 14: REGENSBURG - PASSAU
Arrival in Passau. Time at leisure or discovery tour with our board hostess. This University city, musical and theatral, with baroque architecture and romantic streets will leave you an unforgattable memory. Back on board and cruise towards Vienna. Gala dinner and evening.
DAY 15: PASSAU - VIENNA
Arrival in Vienna. Disembark at 9.00 a.m. End of our services.