Romantic Rhine Cruise (Mainz - Amsterdam) MS Crucedream

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    One of the longest rivers in Europe, the Rhine is defined by its marvelous scenery as well as small cozy towns and modern big cities.

    On our Rhine cruise from Mainz to Amsterdam you will surely enjoy fantastic landscapes mixed with fairy tales castles on the top of the hills, bright vineyards, beautiful cities and towns and, of course, the real pearl of the Romantic Valley: the famous Loreley.

    On the way through three different countries (the Netherlands, Germany and France) we will have eight stops to get acquainted with local history, culture and traditions.

    Amsterdam, Cologne, Koblenz, Strasbourg and Mainz - all these remarkable cities are in your to-do list on the Romantic Rhine cruise.

    Our experienced chef cooks will offer a variety of traditional specialties for you to try delicious local cuisine – be prepared to gain some kilos by the end of the cruise!

    Offering you comfortable and spacious cabins, stylish public areas and professional and friendly service onboard our ships we guaranty you to experience one of the most memorable journeys ever!

    languages on board
    German, English, Spanish, French, Italian
    Program8 days 7 nights

    Day 1

    / April 28, 2022
    Mainz

    The arrival day, check-in starts at 16:00. However, if you arrive earlier, you can leave your luggage at the reception to explore the city on your own before the check-in.

    Meals: welcome buffet and dinner.

    NB: Frankfurt airport is the closest international airport to the port of Mainz (30-40 min), transfer FRA airport – Mainz port is available for extra charge.

    Departure19:00

    Day 2

    / April 29, 2022
    Strasbourg

    We leave Germany to arrive in France for a full-day stop and to dive into colorful Alsace region.

    The whole day is yours: take your camera, a city-map and go directly to the district in the very heart of the city called La Petite France – to admire traditional “gingerbread” houses and beautiful narrow canals.

    Walking along the typical Alsace streets you will find yourself by the impressive Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg. The city’s main landmark, the cathedral is constructed of dark pink sandstone, and built in the classic Gothic style.

    Don't miss a canal cruise to see the city from a different angle!

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

    *Guided bus&walking city-tour of Strasbourg is provided for extra cost (included in the excursion package)

    Arrival15:00

    Departure23:00

    Day 3

    / April 30, 2022
    Mannheim + Worms

    You will certainly be impressed by the well-planned city of Mannheim situated on two important rivers – the Rhine and the Neckar.

    One of the possibilities on this day is to visit Heidelberg, a historic university town that has survived since the 18th century. The ruins of a castle – the biggest ruin in Europe – have inspired generations of people, most famously the Romantics at the start of the 19th century.

    Come and get inspired too!

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

    *Guided walking city-tour of Heidelberg (with transfer from Mannheim) is provided for extra cost (included in the excursion package)

    Mannheim 09:00 - 14:00

    Worms 15:30 - 23:59

    Day 4

    / May 1, 2022
    Rudesheim + Koblenz

    This day is full of activities! In the morning you will visit Rűdesheim, famous by its vineyards, delicious Rűdesheimer coffee and the Museum of mechanical musical instruments.

    The next port of call will be Koblenz, a lovely German city situated on a confluence of two rivers – the Rhine and the Moselle.

    Between the stops you will enjoy the most important and certainly the most beautiful part of our itinerary – the Romantic Valley. Villages, towns, castles, vineyards and the fabulous Loreley with its legend – be sure to prepare your camera for the highlights of the cruise!

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

    Rudesheim 06:00 - 11:30

    Koblenz 15:30 - 22:00

    Arrival06:00

    Departure11:30

    Day 5

    / May 2, 2022
    Cologne

    We finally arrive in the city of Cologne!

    Staying there from early morning to 22:00 you have a chance to feel the unique vibes of one of the most charming cities on the Rhine. After a delicious breakfast you will enjoy the city center: breathtaking Cathedral that survived both World Wars and cozy narrow streets with cafés and restaurants offering the famous “kölsch” beer.

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

    *Guided walking city-tour of Cologne is provided for extra cost (included in the excursion package)

    Arrival03:30

    Departure15:00

    Day 6

    / May 3, 2022
    Rotterdam

    Once you wake up and open the curtains, you will be fascinated by the Erasmus just in front of you. Staying the whole day in Rotterdam, take advantage of exploring this city!

    Aside from its fascinating port, Rotterdam also features some fantastic modern architecture like the cube buildings, Pencil Tower (Het Potlood) and the Euromast Tower, but also has a wonderful variety of museums, eateries and activities to enjoy.

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

    Arrival08:30

    Departure23:59

    Day 7

    / May 4, 2022
    Amsterdam

    This day is completely devoted to your acquaintance with the city of Amsterdam as we stay there for the whole day. With more than 800 years of history, Amsterdam is famous for its cozy houses on the canals, secret courtyards in the very heart of the city, colorful mixture of cultures and nationalities on the streets and of course the feeling of a true liberty. Moreover, it's a home to many of remarkable museums: Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank museum, Rembrandt house, Banksy museum of street art and many more.

    So, prepare your camera, pick up a map at the reception desk and don't forget an umbrella - Amsterdam is always unpredictable!

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

    *Guided walking city-tour of Amsterdam is provided for extra cost (included in the excursion package)

    Day 8

    / May 5, 2022
    Amsterdam

    Check-out after breakfast

    Meals: breakfast

    *The transfer port - airport can be provided for extra cost.

    Kindly note that this is a preliminary program
    The list and sequence of the proposed activities may slightly differ from one cruise to another.
    Choose cabin
    Your ship is MS Crucedream 4*
    lower deck
    middle deck
    upper deck
    Standard Lower deck
    ▪︎  twin beds or double bed

    Stateroom with transformable twin or double hotel beds featuring a panoramic window to ensure the best views.

    Equipment: private facilities, satellite TV, hairdryer, safe, internal phone

    € 1 430 per person
    Optional pastime
    Choose your activity
    Enrich your cruise experience with additional excursions.
    Romantic Rhine Excursion Package
    • Walking city-tour of Amsterdam
    • Walking city-tour of Cologne
    • Walking city-tour of Heidelberg (with transfer from Mannheim)
    • Bus&walking city-tour of Strasbourg
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    € 190 per person
    Services

    Our price includes:

    • accommodation in the cabin

    • live music at the bar every night

    • full board, three meals per day (from the dinner on the arrival day to the breakfast on the departure day):

    *breakfast is buffet-style with a great choice of hot and cold dishes, fruits and vegetables. Healthy corner with alternative milk and different types of granola and cereals are at your disposal;

    *lunch and dinner are à la carte with 3 main courses to choose (fish, meat or vegetarian);

    • early-riser breakfast every morning with small snacks and homemade cookies

    • afternoon high-tea: tea, coffee, and cake or late-night snack

    • welcome buffet

    • table tap water during meal services

    • tea/coffee for all meals

    • coffee-station available from 06:00 till 23:59

    • welcome and farewell captain’s cocktails (including 1 drink per person)

    • welcome and farewell captain’s dinner with a special menu

    • luggage service pier – ship – pier

    • refreshments and hand towels after excursions

    • info-channel

    50€ deposit and no cancellation fees up to 30 days prior to the cruise.

    Please contact us for further details.

    Our price doesn't include:

    • transfers (on request and for extra payment) to and from the port of embarkation/disembarkation

    • medical insurances

    • port tax (35 eur per person per cruise, will be added in the final invoice)

    • excursions

    • any bottled water

    • soft and alcoholic drinks during lunch and dinner

    • wi-fi

    • gratuities (recommended 7eur per person per day for the crew, 2eur per person per day for the cruise director)

    • personal spendings

    • minibar

    • cabin numbers are provided 7 days before the cruise or at 50 eur supplement per cabin when booking

    Enrich your trip, add optional extras:

    Excursion package that based on 4 tours:

    Walking city-tour of Amsterdam, 2h

    Walking city-tour of Cologne, 2h

    Walking city-tour of Heidelberg (with transfer from Mannheim), 3h

    Bus&walking city-tour of Strasbourg, 4h

    • Price per person is TBA eur

    Drink packages:

    1) All-inclusive bar/lounge and restaurant during bar opening hours (09:30 – 24:00): open wine, sparkling wine, draft beer, soft drinks, juices, coffee/tea.

    NOTE: the cappuccino, espresso, etc. from the bar is excluded

    • Price per person is 154 eur

    2) Unlimited wine, beer, soft drinks and mineral water (still/sparkling) during lunch and dinner service

    • Price per person is 87,50 eur

    • Kindly, note:

    > any of 2 packages can only be booked for both guests in one cabin

    > prices are valid ON PRESALE ONLY and available up to 2 weeks before each cruise

    > packages are available for purchase onboard, the prices will be higher

    Transfers:

    Schiphol airport - Amsterdam port - car for 2 persons - TBA eur per 1 car

    Mainz port - Frankfurt airport - car for 2 persons - TBA eur per 1 car

    Special promo 20%OFF applies only in case full payment and non-refundable booking