Starting in Amsterdam, this 8-day cruise
follows the course of the River Rhine
through scenic towns and villages, past
medieval castles and sloping vineyards.
There are a number of excursions
to some of Germany’s best cultural
attractions, as well as the opportunity to
sample regional wines along the way.
Fly from the UK to Amsterdam. Transfer and board an Aria Class cruise vessel for a 7-night cruise. (D)
Today, disembark for an excursion to the Leeghwater region. The area was Unesco world heritage-listed for its innovative method of land reclamation pioneered by Dutch hydraulic engineer, Jan Adriaansz Leeghwater. Enjoy a visit to a local farm and the chance to step inside a historic wooden windmill. You will also get to see the Unesco-listed Beemster Polder. (B, L, D)
Choose between a guided walking tour of Cologne, a day trip to Bonn or a visit to Bonn Botanic Gardens. Later, board your ship and cruise towards Cochem. (B, L, D)
Today you will disembark in the German town
of Cochem, possibly the prettiest town in the
Moselle valley. Visit the idyllic Cochem Castle,
perched on a hill overlooking the river. Later
take a tour of the unique wine-making exhibits
at Schlagkamp Winery & Wine Museum. This
afternoon, sail along the Moselle river enjoying
the scenic Moselle valley. There will be an
opportunity to disembark in Koblenz after
dinner. (B, L, D)
Today, choose from a selection of included
tours such as a guided culinary tour, sampling a
selection of German delicacies including pretzels
and sausages. Alternatively, travel to
Heidelberg for a tour of its majestic hilltop castle
complex. (B, L, D)
Today, choose between a guided walking tour of Speyer or a visit to Europe's largest private technology museum, the Technik Museum Speyer, which features more than 3,000 exhibits from all different areas of technological history. (B, L, D)
Choose from a selection of included excursions such as a tour to the town of Triberg, home to inventor of Black Forest gateau, before a visit to the Black Forest Open Air Museum or a trip to the medieval city of Colmar with wine tasting. (B, L, D)
Transfer to Basel airport and fly to the UK. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Based on a 4-star cruise vessel.
The Enchanting Rhine river cruise departs on the following dates:
3 & 10 May 2018
28 June 2018
5 July 2018
The transfers and
excursions relevant to the cruise are operated as
a group with other passengers who may or may
not be Cox & Kings clients. Cox & Kings is acting
as an agent on behalf of APT River Cruises and
its cancellation conditions will apply. Please
contact Cox & Kings for details.
The cruise itinerary is subject to
change due to weather conditions, varying
water levels and lock passage. Some departures
operate in reverse order.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3411 2135 or email email@example.com.
Price per person based on Category E twin cabin with window suite on Piano deck
Cabin upgrade supplements from:
Category D: with window on Piano deck £2000
Category C: with French balcony on Cello deck £600
Category B: with French balcony on Cello deck £700
Category B+: with French balcony on Violin deck £750
Category A: with French balcony on Violin deck £800
Category A+: with French balcony on Violin deck £1,450
Owner’s suite: with French balcony on Violin deck £1,600
Price on application
The Aria Class river vessels are some of the most
prestigious cruise vessels in Europe. They have
74 superbly appointed suites divided over three
decks. The Piano Deck cabins are 15.8 sq metres
and feature twin windows. Cabins on the Cello
and Violin decks are 15.8 sq metres and feature
a French balcony.
Guests may enjoy fine dining from a choice
of five unique dining options, including the
exclusive Erlebnis Chef ’s Table restaurant. All
meals are included on the cruise (breakfast,
lunch and dinner) with house wine, draught beer
and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner.
Other public amenities include a sun deck,
heated whirlpool and complimentary wireless
internet access in public areas.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
ERR2018: 7 Nights