German Christmas Markets Cruise on the Rhine 

Cruise from Cologne to Koblenz, Speyer to Strassbourg and Mainz 6 or 7 days*

 Dec 2018

Christmas cruise 6

15% early bird discount on bookings made by 25 Nov 2017

speyer

Celebrate Christmas on board the first-class AMADEUS Princess, gliding along the beautiful Rhine through three European countries (Germany, France ) . You will have plenty of opportunities aboard to enjoy the magic of  Christmas , the scenery and the music!

ITINERARY  2018

Day 1 Cologne
Independent arrival in Cologne. Embarkation starts from 4pm. Enjoy a welcome cocktail on board followed by a welcome dinner is on board. The ship sails at 10pm.

Day 2 - Koblenz
Early morning arrival at the city in Koblenz at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers, a major Roman military fort in ancient times dating back to over two thousand years. You can join an optional city walk strolling through  Medieval lane ways, historic buildings and Medieval squares. We sale form Koblenz at noon in a leisurely way along Rhine castle and castle ruins toward the famous Loreley Rock eternalized by legends of the golden-haired maid with her mesmerizing songs that led sailors to their demise.
 
Day 3 - Speyer
Morning arrival in Speyer, one of Germany's oldest towns, also founded by Romans and former headquarter of the Tutonic Nemet tribes. Join our optional city walk of Speyer. Visit the lovely Christmas market held in front of the Old Mint with many stalls and craftsmen working on the production of Christmas gift items. You can also visit the famous cathedral dating back to 1030, a UNESCO World Heritage building. The ship depart from Speyer after midnight from Speyer.

Day 4 - Arrival in Strassbourg, the beautiful old capital city of Alsace and seat of the European Parliament, as well as one of the most beautiful cities in all of Europe. The city is famous for its German-French influence buildings, half-timbered houses with the entire city center listed on the World Heritage list. Join our city tour and immerse yourself in the unparalleld old -world charm. In the afternoon join a winterly excursion around Alsace and Obernai. The ship departs toward Mains at 10 p.m. 

Day 5 - Mainz
Arrival in Mainz at the confluence of the Main and Rhine rivers, an important port connected to the north and the south. The city was an important center in earlier times as the seat of the Elector during the Holy Roman Empire and the site of the very first printing press. Optional City walk of Mainz with Gutenberg Museum. Tonight enjoy the Captains Gala Dinner with on board entertainment.

Day 6 - Cologne
Arrive in the morning back to Cologne. After breakfast disembarkation and end of program.    

 

 Program includes: 

     5-night cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom

     Superb dining with all meals included during your cruise

     Coffee and tea after lunch and dinner and complimentary 24 hours coffee, tea and hot chocolate

     Free flow quality red & white wines from Europe's great wine regions with every dinner onboard the ship

     Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner & Captains Gala Dinner

     Programs and features which are marked as included in the  itinerary

     Services of an experienced, multilingual cruise director

     Non-smoking environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun-Deck)

     Fitness room 

     Port taxes and local taxes

     Modern wireless audio system for all excursions during the cruise

 

 

 Not Included: 

     Optional excursions: Please see our EXCURSION PACKAGES listed below. We kindly ask you to notify us of your excursion packages and single excursion booked in advance up to 14 days prior to departure.

     Tips

     Cancellation insurance

     Personal expenses

2018 Departure dates and prices in Euro per person

CATEGORY

C-4 *

C-1/CE-K

B-4

B-1

A-1

AMADEUS SUITE

Deck

Haydn

Haydn

Strauss

Strauss

Mozart

Mozart

Type of bed

Deluxe

Twin/Double

Deluxe

Twin/Double

Deluxe

Twin/Double

Deluxe

Twin/Double

Deluxe

Twin/Double

Suite
Twin/Double

 

Shower/WC

Shower/WC

Shower/WC

Shower/WC

Shower/WC

Bath/WC

Amadeus Silver 12 -16 Dec 2018

799

1039

1279

1399

1579

2049

* only 4 cabins in category C-4 and B-4

 Single cabin supplement

DECK

HAYDN C-4- C-1

B-4
Strauss

B-1
Strass

MOZART

Suite

All decks 2016

15%

30%

50%

60%

100%

No single cabin possible in the category Suite.

Cabin Description

All cabins have two lower beds which can be linked together or set up separately upon request. The cabins on the Haydn-Deck have fixed windows while the cabins on the Strauss- and Mozart-Deck have large glass doors that stretch right across the width of the cabin (allowing them to be described as having French Balconies).

 Amadeus Princess

78 outside staterooms (15m = 161 sq.ft.)

2 Amadeus Suites (22m = 236 sq.ft.)

EXCURSION PACKAGES 2018

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAM

PACKAGE A

PACKAGE B

City walk Koblenz

16.00

16.00

City walk of Speyer

 16.00 

16.00

City tour Strasbourg with the Chritmas Markets

56.00

56.00

Winterly Alsace and Obernai excursion 56.00 -

City walk Mainz incl. Gutenbergmuseum

  17.00

17.00 

 

 

 

RATE PER PERSON

105.00

161.00

 

 

 

SAVE  15 % WITH prepaid PACKAGES

89.00

137.00

The excursion package to be booked in advance!

Amadeus Silver description