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2018 2019
FROM $ 1,783 per person

Holland and the Romantic Rhine Valley

7 Days - AST_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

AMSTERDAM - COLOGNE - RÜDESHEIM - HEIDELBERG - MANNHEIM - STRASBOURG

From Amsterdam to Strasbourg, we'll sail along the Rhine and discover the world's largest flower garden at the Hoge Veluwe Nature Park(3), not forgetting the Kröller Müller Museum(3), home to Van Gogh's second largest collection. Enjoy a perfectly combined cruise between nature and culture.

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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

  • Cruise along the majestic Rhine from Amsterdam to Strasbourg
  • Explore unique flavors and traditions
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED:
    • The distinctive architecture of Amsterdam by bus or by bike
    • Delightful scents and springtime colors at the Keukenhof floral gardens(1)
    • Bike ride through the stunning De Hoge Veluwe National Park(3)
    • Charming Rüdesheim and its Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments
    • Heidelberg, typical German town

Cruise

Day 1

AMSTERDAM

Passengers are welcome to board the ship in Amsterdam at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Canal boat tour of enchanting Amsterdam at night.

Day 2

AMSTERDAM

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Amsterdam in the historic heart of this beautiful capital city.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour of Amsterdam. You'll be able to explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites.
In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit the Keukenhof Gardens(1). Outside the opening dates of the park, excursion to Volendam and the Zaanse Schans. The evening is free to do as you please. Our ship will cruise to Nijmegen through the night.

Day 3

NIJMEGEN - KREFELD(2)

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Visit to the Kröller Müller museum(3).
DISCOVERY: Enjoy a great bike ride through the De Hoge Veluwe National Park(3).

Day 4

KREFELD - COLOGNE - KOENIGSWINTER

The morning will be spent cruising. The afternoon is free to do as you please, or take a tour of the old sections of Cologne.

Day 5

KOENIGSWINTER - RÜDESHEIM

Our ship will cruise during the morning. When we arrive in Rüdesheim, join us on an excursion for both packages: Depart by tourist train and stop at a wine tasting cellar, followed by a visit to the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments.

Day 6

RÜDESHEIM - MANNHEIM

Our ship will cruise during the morning. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit of Heidelberg. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

Day 7

STRASBOURG

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

 

Dates & Prices

START IN 2018
Departure 07/28/2018
Arrival 08/03/2018
FROM $ 2,455 per person
Ship : MS Gérard Schmitter Anchors : 5
Departure 08/08/2018
Arrival 08/14/2018
FROM $ 1,912 per person
Ship : MS Monet Anchors : 4
Departure 09/05/2018
Arrival 09/11/2018
FROM $ 2,206 per person
Ship : MS Monet Anchors : 4
Departure 09/26/2018
Arrival 10/02/2018
FROM $ 2,470 per person
Ship : MS Gérard Schmitter Anchors : 5
Departure 09/30/2018
Arrival 10/06/2018
FROM $ 2,850 per person
Ship : MS Mona Lisa Anchors : 4
Sold out
Departure 10/22/2018
Arrival 10/28/2018
FROM $ 1,783 per person
Ship : MS Douce France Anchors : 5

* 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 - excursions included in the package selected - 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

8 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Amsterdam by night Keukenhof gardens* Amsterdam and its diamond merchants Kröller Müller Museum in Nijmegen* Rüdesheim (tourist train, tasting and museum) Heidelberg and its castle (outdoor) *The Keu...
Classic

Amsterdam by night

Departure on foot from the boat in the company of our hostess to reach the riverboat dockside where we'll start our guided tour with commentary. We will pass the Port of Amsterdam, made famous by the beloved Jacques Brel song. We'll glide fur...

Duration 1h30

Amsterdam

We’ll leave by coach for a guided tour of the city. Amsterdam is one of the most unique and extraordinary cities in the world. From its romantic canals to its world-renowned museums and historical significance, it’s a city that never ceas...

Duration 4h00

Excursion to the Keukenhof Gardens

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess towards Keukenhof. Upon arrival, your hostess will give you an entry ticket that will allow you to stroll freely inside this beautiful flower garden extending on 32 hectares (79 acres). You'll be...

Duration 4h00

Excursion to Volendam and Zaanse-Schans

We'll leave by coach for Volendam, a charming village that has preserved its character for over six centuries thanks to the tough vitality of its fishermen. We'll then visit a cheese factory in the area to discover how the famous Gouda cheese is made...

Duration 4h00

Kröller Müller Museum

Departure from Nijmegen by coach in the company of your hostess towards the Kröller Müller Museum. It is located in the Hoge Veluwe National park, one of the country's largest national parks extending over 5000 ha. At the beginning of t...

Duration 3h30

Visit of the Dutch Open Air Museum of Arnhem

Departure from Wesel by coach in the company of your hostess for the Dutch Open Air Museum in Arnhem, which is located in a beautiful wooded park (44 ha). Some 80 authentic farms, windmills, workshops, houses, barns, a church and a school provide an...

Duration 5h30

Rudesheim : wine tasting and visit of the mechanical musical instruments

You will start the visit with a tour and commentary of the Rüdesheim vineyards by mini-train, during which you will discover the famous vineyards already cultivated in the Roman period. During this tour, the history of winemaking in the region w...

Duration 2h30

Guided tour of Heidelberg and its castle (outdoor)

We'll leave from Mannheim by coach and head towards Heidelberg. This cosmopolitan, friendly, and vibrant city is made up of 15 distinct neighborhoods and is particularly attractive to families, students, business people, and researchers. Its high qua...

Duration 4h30
8 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Amsterdam by night Amsterdam by bike Keukenhof Gardens* Biking through the de Hoge Veluwe national park* Rüdesheim : wine tasting and Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments Heidelberg and its castle (outdoor)...
Discovery

Visit of the Dutch Open Air Museum of Arnhem

Departure from Wesel by coach in the company of your hostess for the Dutch Open Air Museum in Arnhem, which is located in a beautiful wooded park (44 ha). Some 80 authentic farms, windmills, workshops, houses, barns, a church and a school provide an...

Duration 5h30

Amsterdam by night

Departure on foot from the boat in the company of our hostess to reach the riverboat dockside where we'll start our guided tour with commentary. We will pass the Port of Amsterdam, made famous by the beloved Jacques Brel song. We'll glide fur...

Duration 1h30

Amsterdam by bike

You'll leave on foot to head to the bike rental office. This guided bike tour will last about 2.5 hours, and you'll be able to explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites in Amsterdam. Enjoy some free time at the Flower...

Duration 3h00

Excursion to the Keukenhof Gardens

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess towards Keukenhof. Upon arrival, your hostess will give you an entry ticket that will allow you to stroll freely inside this beautiful flower garden extending on 32 hectares (79 acres). You'll be...

Duration 4h00

Biking through the De Hoge Veluwe National Park

Enjoy a great bike ride through the De Hoge Veluwe National Park, home to diverse forests, shifting sands, red deer, wild boars, and mouflons. Set out on a pleasurable tour of this magnificent natural reserve. Duration : approx. 3:00 Good walking...

Duration 3h00

Rudesheim : wine tasting and visit of the mechanical musical instruments

You will start the visit with a tour and commentary of the Rüdesheim vineyards by mini-train, during which you will discover the famous vineyards already cultivated in the Roman period. During this tour, the history of winemaking in the region w...

Duration 2h30

Guided tour of Heidelberg and its castle (outdoor)

We'll leave from Mannheim by coach and head towards Heidelberg. This cosmopolitan, friendly, and vibrant city is made up of 15 distinct neighborhoods and is particularly attractive to families, students, business people, and researchers. Its high qua...

Duration 4h30

Excursion to Volendam and Zaanse-Schans

We'll leave by coach for Volendam, a charming village that has preserved its character for over six centuries thanks to the tough vitality of its fishermen. We'll then visit a cheese factory in the area to discover how the famous Gouda cheese is made...

Duration 4h00

MS Léonard de Vinci

2 Decks

MS Symphonie

2 Decks

MS Victor Hugo

2 Decks

MS Modigliani

2 Decks

MS Gérard Schmitter

3 Decks

MS L'Europe

3 Decks

MS La Boheme

2 Decks

MS Monet

2 Decks

MS Douce France

2 Decks

MS France

2 Decks

MS Mona Lisa

2 Decks

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.

(1) Open from March 22nd to May 13th, 2018.

(2) Depending on available mooring, the stopover at Krefeld can be replaced with a stopover at Duisburg.

(3) Except on Mondays: optional visit of the Dutch open -air museum in Arnhem. 

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

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