2018 2019

Rudesheim: visit of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments

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# Trip

Rudesheim: visit of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments

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Description

Departure on foot from the boat towards the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments located in an old building from the 15th century. The "Siegfrieds Mechanisches Musikkabinett" is the first German museum dedicated to self-playing musical instruments, which holds an impressive collection of no less than 350 mechanical musical instruments dating back to the 18th century to the 20th, all spread out on more than 4000 ft². This is a vast collection, dating back three centuries, of fascinating musical instruments that function like computers, ranging from tiny, delicate music boxes to an enormous orchestrion. Tools and machines for the production of organ pipes, cardboard sheet music, rolls of sheet music and perforated disks are also on display in the collection. Whatever their age, museum visitors always take great pleasure in discovering this special music, the techniques from the past and how these instruments work. After visiting the Museum, we'll have a sip of Rudesheimer Kaffee*, the local specialty, in a traditional café. Return on board on foot.

 

Duration: approx. 2:00

  • Good walking shoes are recommended: the streets are cobbled.
  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.
  • These excursions are not proposed for all the cruises and depend on the itinerary.
  • If the minimum of 25 participants is not reached, the excursion may be either cancelled or proposed at another rate, depending on the number of participants (to be paid for on board).
  • The excursions on the first evening and the morning following boarding are only guaranteed for the passengers who have booked the excursion before the cruise.
  • *Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

From Paris to the Côte Fleurie

Next departure: 09/01/2018
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PARIS - LES ANDELYS - ROUEN - DUCLAIR - HONFLEUR

From Paris to Honfleur, sail on the Seine and dive into the history of France. You will be seduced by Honfleur, city of painters with its picturesque streets and its old port, and discover the charm as well as the sweetness of Normandy life! Stop along the Côte Fleurie to  admire one of the pearls of Calvados and Basse-Normandie with exceptional architectural beauty, memory to the time when this little corner of France benefited from the fashion of sea bathing.

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