The Rhine and Moselle Valleys offer visitors a rich diversity of landscapes and a wealth of heritage. Throughout the centuries, the region has been blessed with a rich cultural and architectural legacy, and it is renowned both for its gentle pleasures of life and for its energy.
DAY 1: FRANKFURT
Boarding in the end of the afternoon. Presentation of the crew and welcome cocktail. Dinner on board. Overnight.
DAY 2: FRANKFURT - MAINZ
Full board on board. Guided visit of Frankfurt. A bustling business city and major trading center, Frankfurt's eclectic mix of ancient and modern sites will astonish and delight you. Return on board and sailing to Mainz. Overnight.
DAY 3: MAINZ - OBERWESEL
Full board on board. Guided tour of Mainz and visit the Gutenberg Museum. Mainz was founded more than 2,000 years ago by the Romans and is currently the capital of the Rhine-Palatinate. In the 17th and 18th centuries, top architects and sculptors enhanced the basic shape of the town with fine palaces and churches. Return on board and sailing to Oberwesel, along one of the prettiest sections of the Rhine Valley. Arrival in Oberwesel, free time. Return on board. Dancing evening. Overnight.
DAY 4: OBERWESEL - COCHEM
Full board on board. Departure early in the morning along the Moselle, whose meanders have carved out a unique landscape of incomparable beauty. Arrival in Cochem, guided tour of the castle, a marvelous example of flamboyant gothic style. Return on board and sailing to Ellenz. Overnight.
DAY 5: BERNKASTEL - KOBLENZ
Full board on board. Sailing along the Moselle Valley: discovery of the unique character of the river through its hilly landscapes, its authentic villages and its castle. Arrival in Bernkastel and excursion to Idar-Oberstein. In the past, the abundance of agate, jasper and quartz deposits in the area made Idar-Oberstein a center for gemstone cutting and polishing, with the river water as a main source of power for the industry. Return in Bernkastel, evening of entertainment. The cruise continues to Koblenz.
DAY 6: KOBLENZ - WIESBADEN
Full board on board. Arrival in Koblenz, guided visit of the town. In the very heart of the picturesque regions around the Rhine and Moselle, Koblenz is surrounded by four low Rhineland mountain ranges and offers visitors a rich collection of cultural monuments and historic buildings. Return on board and sailing to Wiesbaden, through the famous valley of the romantic Rhine. At each and every turn of the river, we’ll marvel at the castles and medieval villages set amidst the renowned Rhine vineyards. Passing through the legendary Lorelei rock. Dancing evening. Arrival in Wiesbaden, overnight.
DAY 7: WIESBADEN - NIERSTEIN - ALZEY (1) - FRANKFURT
Full board on board. Guided visit of Wiesbaden. Wiesbaden is the capital of the federal state of Hesse and an elegant spa towns. Return on board and cruise to Nierstein. Excursion to Alzey. This medieval city was made famous by the fictitious, legendary troubadour Volker von Alzey. Return on board in Nierstein. Gala evening. The cruise continues to Frankfurt.
DAY 8: FRANKFURT
Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark in the morning. End of our services.