Holiday Tour Details
Rhine, Moselle & Main River Cruise Description
Immerse yourself in the peaceful ambience of sailing on no less than three lovely rivers; the Rhine, Moselle and Main. The attractive landscapes and charming riverside towns are interspersed with historic fortifications and magnificent castles.
Rhine, Moselle & Main River Cruise Itinerary
Wednesday We travel from Cornwall to Dover and board an afternoon ferry for Calais. We then travel onto the Hotel and Aparthotel Alize Mouscron for an overnight stay.
Thursday After breakfast we board our coach and head for Strasbourg. In the evening we board the Croisi Europe ship MS Monet before settling in and embarking on a cruise through beautiful old Strasbourg.
Friday Today we sail from Strasbourg to Frankfurt. On arrival we have a guided tour of the city by coach before exploring on foot. We take in Frankfurt Cathedral, the old city and Römerberg square; an iconic location which is home to picturesque medieval buildings and historic markets.
Saturday The ship sails from Frankfurt to Cochem and on arrival we enjoy a guided tour of the Reichsburg Castle which sits on a mighty crag and charms the eye with its imposing battlements. We then have time to enjoy Cochem at leisure.
Sunday In the morning we sail from Cochem to Koblenz before having time to delight in the enchanting old town with six magnificent squares, impressive historic buildings, majestic fountains and ornate statues.
Monday After sailing from Koblenz to Rudesheim, we join the mini-train to see and learn of the local vineyards. We stop at the Bassenheimer Hof wine cellar to enjoy a wine tasting, before continuing to Siegfried’s Mechanical Museum of self-playing instruments.
Tuesday Our ship sails from Rudesheim to Mannheim. On arrival we have a tour of Heidelberg, arguably one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. Our tour includes a visit to the grounds of Heidelberg Castle and the old city. Tonight is our gala evening on board the MS Monet.
WednesdayAfter breakfast we disembark our ship in Strasbourg and make our way back to Calais for an overnight stop at the B&B Hotel Calais Terminal Cite Europe.
Thursday Leaving Lille we travel to Calais for a ferry to Dover. We make our way back to Cornwall and arrive home during the evening.
Rhine, Moselle & Main River Cruise Hotel
MS Monet (CroisiEurope standard ship)
Named after impressionist painter Claude Monet, this elegant ship accommodates 158 passengers in 78 cabins spread over two decks. The restaurant is located on the upper deck and offers large windows to allow guests to enjoy the panoramas. Also on this level is the lounge/bar with dancefloor, while on the sundeck guests will find sun loungers and a large shaded area.
Rhine, Moselle & Main River Cruise Includes
Free optional travel insurance
Premier Class coach travel
Return ferry crossings
8 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Captains welcome cocktail reception on ship
3 Course set dinner menu on 6 nights on ship
3 Course set lunch menu on 5 days on ship
Gala evening with 4 course set menu on 1 night
Nightly evening entertainment on ship
Unlimited drinks during meals and from bar 12.00 to 23.59 * on ship, terms apply
Porterage on ship
Excursions as detailed
Free parking at depot
Strasbourg by night tour
Guided tour of Frankfurt
Admission to Cochem Castle
Admission to Rudesheim Vineyard for tasting
Admission to Siegfried’s Mechanical Museum
Tour of Heidelberg & Heidelberg Castle grounds
Pick up points throughout Cornwall
Rhine, Moselle & Main River Cruise Further Information
Limited number of single rooms available at a supplement of £80 per person
Upper deck supplement £144 per person
It may be necessary to use gangways to access dockside so a reasonable degree of mobility is required
At some ports a degree of walking to coach or town centre may be involved
For navigational and safety reasons cruise route may be modified
Dress code on board will be informal but it is advisable to dress up in the evening
Tipping is at passengers discretion (an average is £5 to £10 per day)
MS Monet is a cashless ship
A £100 non-refundable deposit is required when booking
Balance payable 18 weeks prior to departure
Passports are required for this tour
Home pick up £25 per person