RIVER CRUISE NAVIDAD EN EL RIN

River Cruise by Europa Rhine River
8 days 965€
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CHRISTMAS ON THE RHINE

We have prepared attractive proposals for the end of the year: Christmas markets on the Rhine. Enjoy a cup of mulled wine, taste culinary specialities or even take a ride on ice skates on the open-air rinks - these are just some of the activities not to be missed when visiting Old Europe at Christmas.


Dates

Departure From Arrival From Price From Reserve
20-12-2024 Dusseldorf 27-12-2024 Dusseldorf 965.00€ RESERVE

Itinerary

CHRISTMAS ON THE RHINE
Duration 8 days
Departure date 20-12-2024 |
Cities Düsseldorf, Koblenz, Mannheim, Spyer, Strasbourg, Mainz, Rüdesheim, Bonn, Cologne
Rivers Rhine
10% DISCOUNT UP TO 180 DAYS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE FOR FULL PAYMENT ONLY (this offer does not apply to other promotions). 

INCLUDED: accommodation in outside cabins; full board from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the last day; beverages: jug water at lunch and dinner, two glasses of house wine at dinner on board; welcome aperitif (limited hours); 5 o'clock tea with pastries or midnight snack; coffee station; live music; welcome and farewell cocktail with one drink included; jug water in cabins daily; Captain's dinner;  port and tourist taxes (75€/pax/cruise); 

NOT INCLUDED: optional excursion package; drinks not mentioned; individual transfers; flights; insurance; gratuities (50€ pax/cruise); wi-fi; laundry service; minibar.

PRICE TRANSFERS (ship-airport Düsseldorf):
Car for 1-2 pax: 150 eur/trip/without guide
Minivan for 3-5 pax: 200 eur/trip/without guide
Important: maximum waiting time at the airport - 1h. In case of delays, missed flights or lost luggage, please inform Crucemundo at the emergency number. After 1 hour from the scheduled arrival of the flight, if passengers do not meet the driver, the transfer is considered cancelled without refund.

TOUR PACKAGE  (min. 10 pax):
Day 3 (morning) - Excursion to Heidelberg.
Day 4 (morning) - City tour of Strasbourg.
Day 7 (morning) - City tour of Cologne.


POSSIBILITY TO CHOOSE A CONCRETE CABIN NUMBER: 50 eur/cabin. Otherwise, the numbers will be assigned randomly.
Day 1
DAY 1 DÜSSELDORF
Our cruise starts in Düsseldorf, the German city known for its carnival. The elegant and bustling city on the Rhine is known for its fashion, shopping and cultural offerings. The Königsallee, one of the most luxurious avenues in Europe, is just a stone's throw away from the Altstadt, the old town with its 260 bars and restaurants, whose style is world famous. Its narrow streets are full of life and the cultural offer is full of spectacular events and exhibitions. Boarding from 16:00 onwards. Enjoy a welcome cocktail on board. Overnight on board.
Day 2
DAY 2 KOBLENZ
Full board on board. At lunchtime, we will arrive in one of the most beautiful and oldest cities in Germany: Koblenz. The city is located in the world famous "German Corner". The spectacular landscape of four central massifs, vineyards and forests surrounds this town, whose more than two thousand years of existence is reflected in the architectural heritage in the form of marvellous churches and palaces, old aristocratic manor houses and the magnificent manor houses of the gentry. Overnight on board.
Day 3
DAY 3 MANNHEIM
Full board on board. At midday we arrive in Mannheim. Here, in 1817 Karl Drais built the first bicycle in the university town situated between the Rhine and the Neckar and in 1886 the first Carl Benz automobile began to circulate in its streets. Monuments such as the second largest baroque palace in Europe and the Water Tower, in the middle of one of the most beautiful Jugendstil ensembles on the continent, are waiting for you to discover them. We offer you a guided tour of Heidelberg (min. 10 pax), a city popular with lovers and a classic of international tourism. The city offers a dreamlike romance between the Old Bridge and the imposing castle, a first-class cultural and event offer, a gastronomy that is a pleasure for the senses and a magnificent location between the Neckar River and the foothills of the Odenwald Forest. Overnight on board.
Day 4
DAY 4 STRASBOURG
Full board on board. In the morning we arrive in Strasbourg, the capital of the Alsace region. Guided tour of Strasbourg (min. 10 pax). The historic centre, Grande Île, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988 as a clear example of a medieval city. The place where the canals are conglomerated is called the Petite France, a former district of fishermen and millers. Among the attractions of the Petite France are the covered bridges (Ponts-Couverts), a defensive structure with medieval watchtowers and the water regulation system (Barrage Vauban). In addition to the Petite France, the historic centre is home to a large number of interesting monuments, including the cathedral, an imposing building that combines different styles of construction and stands imperiously as a symbol of the city. The Palais Rohan, a majestic palace, houses 3 museums inside. Overnight on board.
Day 5
DAY 5 SPEYER / MAGUNCIA
Full board on board. Early in the morning we will arrive in Speyer, a city with the largest standing Romanesque cathedral in the world, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981, in which numerous Holy Roman Emperors are buried. The main city gate (13th century) is one of the highest in Germany. 
In the afternoon, we will arrive in Mainz, a city with the historical heritage of almost 2000 years. The cityscape is dominated by the Cathedral. In the shadow of the church lies medieval Mainz, where life goes on in the narrow, narrow streets, in the numerous little shops, boutiques and cafés surrounding the wonderful Kirschgarten with its romantic half-timbered houses. In contrast to the lively old town, the panorama of Mainz as seen from the Rhine side seems rather restrained, quiet and even a little strict. It is dominated by two epochs: Modernism with the Town Hall, the Hilton Hotel and the Congress Centre in the Rheingoldhalle, and the Baroque or Renaissance with the Neues Zeughaus (New Arsenal), the Deutschordenshaus and the Palace of the Elector Princes. Evening stopover. Special New Year's Eve dinner. Night on board.
Day 6
DAY 6 RÜDESHEIM / BONN
Full board on board. After breakfast, we will arrive in Rudesheim, one of the most visited towns in the country. Historical monuments such as the Klunkhardshof, the fortified Adler Tower, the thousand-year-old Brömser Castle or the ruins of Ehrenfels Castle invite you to spend some time here.  After dinner we arrive in Bonn, a symbol of post-war growth, diplomacy and democracy. Overnight stopover. Overnight on board.
Day 7
DAY 7 BONN / COLOGNE
Full board on board. Bonn is a city with a history of more than two thousand years and is known worldwide for having been the capital of Germany until the fall of the Berlin Wall. It is the birthplace of Beethoven and the museum of this famous musician is located here. The old town and its pedestrian area is ideal for strolling, shopping and tasting the typical food of the region or visiting one of its 30 museums. 
After lunch, we will arrive in Cologne, Germany's oldest city, home to countless cultural and historical treasures, world-famous museums and a varied art scene. Take a journey through 2000 years of history and visit cultural monuments from the time of the Roman Empire to modern times. Guided tour of Cologne (min. 10 pax). In the evening, the Captain's Dinner will take place. Overnight on board.
Day 8
DAY 8 DÜSSELDORF
Disembarkation after breakfast. End of our services.

Ship MS "Crucevita"

Technical Details

Length: 104.5 m | Beam: 11.4m | Draft: 1.4m | Speed: 24 km/h | Remodeling: 2018 | Currency on board: Euro | Accepted cards: Visa, Mastercard. | Passenger capacity - 110. | Voltage 220V. *Vessel classification has been given at our own discretion


Amenities

On the Promenade Bridge, located around the grand spiral staircase leading to the Main Deck, you will find the lobby and reception. In this area there is a large library with comfortable seats and an open fireplace surrounded with large sofas. The elegant and spacious restaurant is located on the Main deck. The Sol bridge is divided into 2 areas: a large open area with sun loungers and a covered area with a large awning. The Main deck and the Promenade deck are connected by a large elevator with capacity for up to 4 people. The Sol Bridge can be accessed from the Promenade Bridge by an outdoor chairlift. Without a doubt, you will spend a relaxing stay on board.


Accommodation

The passenger cabins are distributed between two decks: Promenade and Main. They are spacious rooms of about 12m2 that have two beds that convert into a sofa during the day to create extra space (Main deck). The cabins have a large desk with a chair and a large mirror. All cabins are equipped with air conditioning/heating that can be regulated individually, satellite TV with several channels with a remote control, safe, telephone and hairdryer. An elegant bathroom is equipped with a shower and a sink. The cabins on the Main deck have panoramic windows, while the cabins on the Promenade deck have a French balcony.


Plan