DECEMBER 22: STRASBOURG in the Heart of Christmas
Boarding around 3.00 p.m (gare fluviale, rue du Havre). With our accompanist, discovering of one of the largest Christmas market in Europe. In a festive atmosphere, discover the Christmas markets in Strasbourg, from the Place Broglie to the Cathedral Square. Presentation of the crew and welcome cocktail. Dinner and evening on "Tales of Christmas" theme. Boat departure in the evening. Cruising through the port of Strasbourg and passing by the North lock to join the Rhine.
DECEMBER 23: BRAUBACH Rhine Valley and the Rock of the Lorelei
Full board on board. Cruising through the Rheingau region with its numerous vineyards. Passage front the cities of Mainz, Wiesbaden, and Eltville. In the morning, arrival in Bingen which marks the gateway to the romantic Rhine. During the morning, we will reach the celebrated Lorelei rock. Arrival in Braubach and visit of Marksburg castle, wich has remained intact over the centuries. Evening on "Christmas song" theme. Overnight.
DECEMBER 24: RUDESHEIM - SPEYER or WORMS and Midnight mass in the cathedral
Full board on board. In the morning, boat departure to cruise up the Rhine Valley. Arrival in Rudesheim, and visit to the museum of mechanical musical instruments located in an old castle. Continuation of the cruise toward Speyer. Afternoon spent cruising. Christmas Eve evening. The Midnight mass will be celebrate in Speyer or Worms impressive Romanesque cathedral (1) (depending on available places or in another church; book and pay for transfer on board (2), one of the most beautiful and impressive german Cathedral.
DECEMBER 25: SPEYER - STRASBOURG
Full board on board. The whole day will be spent cruising on the Wild Rhine toward Strasbourg. Gala evening on board.
DECEMBER 26: STRASBOURG
Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark around 10:00 a.m. End of our services.