Discover the Splendor of the Rhine, Neckar, Main, Moselle and Saar Valleys

SNX_AIPPS - 9 days from $2,404

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Description
STRASBOURG - MANNHEIM - HEIDELBERG - EBERBACH - MAINZ - FRANKFURT - ASCHAFFENBURG - RÜDESHEIM - COCHEM - BERNKASTEL - TRIER - SAARLOUIS - Strasbourg

DAY 1: STRASBOURG

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight's dinner will be followed by an evening of dancing. Our ship will cruise through the night.

DAY 2: MANNHEIM - Heidelberg - EBERBACH (the Rhine and the Neckar)

We'll reach Mannheim and depart on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Heidelberg. We'll continue cruising towards Eberbach on the most beautiful section of the Neckar.

DAY 3: EBERBACH - MAINZ - FRANKFURT (the Rhine and the Main)

We'll cruise towards Mainz, a large industrial city, situated at the confluence of the Main and the Rhine. We will make a short stop to explore the city with our hostess. Enjoy some free time before we return on board. We'll start sailing towards Frankfurt, reaching it in the middle of the night.

DAY 4: FRANKFURT - ASCHAFFENBURG (the Main)

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Tour of Frankfurt.
DISCOVERY: Frankfurt “Mainhattan” and the Main Tower. Panoramic tour of Frankfurt and ascent of the Main Tower.
Departure of the cruise on the most beautiful section of the Main to Aschaffenburg, nicknamed "Nice Bavaroise″ by King Ludwig Ier of Bavaria. We'll reach Aschaffenburg in the evening.

DAY 5: ASCHAFFENBURG - RÜDESHEIM (the Rhine)

Our ship will depart early this morning. We will be sailing up the Main to Mainz to get onto the Rhine. We'll reach Rüdesheim and depart on an excursion for both packages: Departure by tourist train to visit a wine cellar for a tasting, followed by a guided tour of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments. Enjoy a free evening in the celebrated Drosselgasse, known throughout the world for its atmosphere, its restaurants and its bands.

DAY 6: RÜDESHEIM - COCHEM (the romantic Rhine and the Mosel)

Departure of the boat and cruise on the romantic Rhine where we will see numerous castles among famous vineyards as well as the infamous Lorelei Rock. We will sail along the picturesque Mosel for our journey to Cochem, a small medieval town dominated by its castle. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of the Reichsburg castle in Cochem. We'll return on board and start cruising again. Enjoy an evening of dancing.

DAY 7: BERNKASTEL - TRIER (the Mosel valley)

We'll cruise through a myriad of small legendary villages surrounded by vines and castles. We'll stop in Bernkastel, the pearl of the Mosel, dominated by the Landshut castle. We'll continue towards Trier, reaching it in the night.

DAY 8: TRIER - SAARLOUIS (the Mosel and the Saar)

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Trier. We'll return on board and continue cruising towards Saarbrücken. We'll sail up the Saar through the “Saarschleife” with its magnificent wooded landscapes crossed by the meanders of the river. We'll arrive in the evening for our gala dinner.

DAY 9: SAARLOUIS - Strasbourg

Enjoy buffet breakfast on board and time at leisure in Saarlouis this morning. Enjoy one last lunch on board before disembarking at 1:00 p.m. Coach transfer back to Strasbourg, reaching it late in the afternoon. End of our services.

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.
Transport

Transfer by coach from Saarlouis to Strasbourg on D9 INCLUDED

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