5-Star Rhine Cruise (Fly & Cruise)
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From Switzerland to the Netherlands, this spectacular cruise reveals the majestic allure of the Rhine River, in all of its fairytale glory. We uncover beautiful valley gorges, splendid half-timbered towns and all the remarkable cities along the banks of this grand old river. This tour is operated by our sister company Great Rail Journeys.
Fly from your choice of airport to Basel where you'll be met by a Great Rail Journeys representative who will escort you to the ship.
Our vessel sails into the charming German town of Kehl on Day 2. You have two choices here. Your first option is a tour of Strasbourg. Your alternative sees you travel along the Schwarzwaldhochstraße into the famous Black Forest.
We arrive into Speyer this morning, where you have free time to explore. This town is home to one of the largest privately owned collections of vehicles in the world, the Technik Museum Speyer. Later in the afternoon, we have an excursion to the delightful town of Heidelberg where we are treated to a guided tour.
On Day 4 We sail into the classic German town of Rüdesheim am Rhein. This afternoon we pass through the glorious Rhine Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage site. We sail this evening into the enchanting city of Koblenz.
We depart from Koblenz this morning and discover the marvellous Upper Rhine. In the afternoon, we dock in Koenigswinter, where we embark on a journey on the Drachensfelbahn railway.
On Day 6, we arrive into Cologne, and venture forth into this vibrant German city on a walking tour.
We arrive into Amsterdam where we have a choice of two excursions, the first of which is a city tour of Amsterdam. The second option is an excursion to Hoorn where we board the splendid Medemblik Steam Train.
On Day 8, we disembark the ship and here your cruise concludes. Here, you are escorted to the airport for your flight back home.
This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.
Reveal the allure of the Rhine River in all of its fairytale glory