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2018
FROM $ 1,266 per person

Christmas on the romantic Rhine

5 Days - NOL_XMASPP
# Description

Cruise

STRASBOURG - BRAUBACH - RUDESHEIM - SPEYER or WORMS - STRASBOURG

Go on a captivating cruise on the Rhine where you will discover the famous legend of the Lorelei Rock, immersed in the festive and warm atmosphere of a romantic Christmas. There will be magic in the air at Strasbourg's Christmas market, one of the most majestic markets in Europe. Attend the Christmas Mass in Speyer or Worms after a refined Christmas Eve dinner.

Croisi +
All inclusive on board

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED
  • The famous Christmas Market in Strasbourg
  • The romantic Rhine valley and the famous Lorelei rock
  • Braubach and Marksburg castle
  • Chrismas mass in Speyer or Worms
  • A Christmas present for everyone
  • Christmas eve dinner served with wines

Cruise

Day 1

DECEMBER 22: STRASBOURG in the Heart of Christmas

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 3:00 p.m. We'll set out to discover one of the largest Christmas markets in Europe, the market in Strasbourg (transport not included.) Back on board, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. Enjoy a "Christmas Tales”-themed evening.

Day 2

DECEMBER 23: BRAUBACH Rhine Valley and the Rock of the Lorelei

We'll spent the morning cruising the Rheinghau region with its numerous vineyards. Once in Braubach, join us for a guided visit of Marksburg castle, which has remained intact over the centuries. Enjoy a "Christmas Carols"-themed evening.

Day 3

DECEMBER 24: RUDESHEIM - SPEYER or WORMS and Midnight mass in the cathedral

Enjoy some free time or join us on an excursion: Guided tour of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments in Rüdesheim. The afternoon will be spent cruising towards Speyer. Tonight is our Christmas Eve evening and dinner. Midnight Mass will celebrated in Speyer or Worms (1+2).

Day 4

DECEMBER 25: SPEYER - STRASBOURG

The whole day will be spent cruising on the Wild Rhine toward Strasbourg. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.

Day 5

DECEMBER 26: STRASBOURG

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 09:00 a.m. End of our services.

Dates & Prices

START IN 2018
Departure 12/22/2018
Arrival 12/26/2018
FROM $ 1,266 per person
Ship : MS Gérard Schmitter Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
  • 3rd person discount in triple cabin : - 30%

Formalities

Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - excursion to Marksburg Castle - Christmas present - Christmas Eve dinner with cocktail and wine - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

Rudesheim: small train and Music Museum

A little train will take us through the small alleyways of Rudesheim. The visit will continue on to the Music Museum, located in an old building from the 15th century, close to the Drosselgasse. We'll visit the "Siegfrieds Mechanisches Musikkabinett"...

Duration 2h00
pp $ 40.00 Before departure $ 44.00 On board

Old Strasbourg and Christmas markets

Departure with our hostess for a visit of Old Strasbourg. At this time of year, the entire city is covered in garlands and Christmas decorations, especially the streets and shops. Discover the Christmas Markets on the Place Broglie and in front of th...

Duration 4h00

Guided visit of Marksburg castle at Braubach

The medieval town of Braubach, surrounded by vines, is dominated by Marksburg Castle. Set off by coach for a guided visit of Marksburg Castle. Built in the 13th century, it sits high on a cliff overlooking the Rhine from a height of more than 160 me...

Duration 2h00

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Gérard Schmitter

PREMIUM - 3 Decks

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

(1) Midnight Mass will be held in German and may take place at another location depending on availability.

(2) The transfer is only proposed when the boat is not moored near the place of worship and is only valid for a minimum of 25 persons - 15€/pers. book and pay onboard.

Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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