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The valleys of the romantic Rhine, the Moselle and the Main 

STRASBOURG – FRANKFURT – COCHEM – COBLENZ – RUDESHEIM – MANNHEIM - STRASBOURG

 

  

 

This 7 day round cruise from Strasbourg encapsulates the enchantment of the Rhine, the grace of the Moselle and the charm of the Main Rivers.  You will have the chance to explore historic castles of Cohem and Heidelberg, and enjoy a guided tour of Frankfurt.


Days: 7 Days
Code -  SFS
NOTE: 2017 CRUISES INCLUDE THE "CLASSIC" SIGHTSEEING PACKAGE
Itinerary

Day 1

STRASBOURG


Boarding between 6.00pm and 7.00pm in Strasbourg and time to settle comfortably in your cabins before meeting the crew during a welcome cocktail reception. Dinner on board. Visit Strasbourg by night on a canal river boat (subject to availability).

   
Day 2 STRASBOURG - FRANKFURT
 

Early morning start cruising through the locks in Gambsheim and Iffezheim, which are the two biggest on the Rhine. Breakfast while cruising downstream, passing the towns of Worms, Gernstein, Nierstein, then on to Frankfurt along the Main. It is one of the main tributaries of the Rhine which connects the Danube to Frankfurt, the largest town on its banks. Lunch will be served on board while cruising before arriving in Frankfurt early afternoon. Either choose to have some time to yourselves in the city or join the excursion. Frankfurt is a perfect combination of ancient and modern architectural styles and well worth a visit! Dinner will be served on board followed by an entertaining evening. The ship continues cruising overnight.

   
Day 3 FRANKFURT - COCHEM
 

Morning spent cruising along the most beautiful stretch of the Romantic Rhine to Coblenz. All along the way, we sail through verdant countryside and lush vineyards on both sides with their romantic castles, before reaching the famous Lorelei rock. Arriving in Coblenz, we leave the Rhine and sail along the Moselle, one its major tributaries before reaching Cochem, known as the "pearl of the Moselle" mid-afternoon. Follow your guide and tour the old town then join an excursion to the castle of Reichburg, which towers above. Return to the ship for dinner.

   
Day 4 COCHEM - COBLENZ
 

Breakfast on board then spend the morning cruising gently up the Moselle. Lunch on board before arriving in Coblenz, which lies at the confluence of the Rhine and the Moselle early afternoon. Accompany your guide on a visit to the old town which is centred around the churches of St Castor (9th/10th centuries) and the church of Our Lady (Liebfrauen- Kirche - 12th to 15th centuries) which have all been beautifully restored over the past few years. Enjoy a walk along the banks of the Moselle, below the old castle, then on to visit the Palace of the Princes on the banks of the Rhine. Dinner and an entertaining evening on board. Overnight stop.

   
Day 5 COBLENZ - RUDESHEIM
 

Breakfast on board before we sail on to Rudesheim along the romantic Rhine. Lunch on board before arriving at our destination during the afternoon. Join the excursion and taste some wine in a local cellar before continuing on to visit the musical instrument museum. Dinner on board before spending an entertaining evening in the Drosselgasse, which is famous for its open -air taverns and dance halls. Return to the boat for the night.

   
Day 6 RUDESHEIM - MANNHEIM

Breakfast on board and enjoy a leisurely morning relaxing on board before arriving in Mannheim after lunch. Leave on the guided visit to Heidelberg, to see the old town and the castle, accompanied by a local guide. Have some time on your own in the town before joining the ship in Mannheim. Gala evening on board before the ship cruises over night.

   
Day 7 STRASBOURG
 

Breakfast on board while sailing back to Strasbourg, through the biggest locks on the Rhine in Iffezheim and Gambsheim, arriving in Strasbourg between 3.00 pm and 4.00 pm (3b rue du Havre). End of the cruise.

   
 

This itinerary is a guide only. For reasons of navigational safety, the captain and crew of the boat alone may decide to modify the itinerary.

Please note Croisi cruises are bilingual with on board commentaries in both French & English. Sightseeing tours are guaranteed in English with either bilingual guides or audiphones.

   
INCLUSIONS:





This offer includes: The cruise on full board from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day, local wine, beer and fruit juice at lunch and dinner (on board meals only), Open bar including a variety of French and regional wine and spirits  (excluding Champagne and premium drinks),  accommodation in a twin air conditioned cabin with shower and WC, entertainment, the assistance of our hostess on board, the welcome cocktail, the gala evening, port taxes and pre-paid English sightseeing (subject to minimum numbers)

                       
 
EXCLUSIONS:

This offer does not include:  insurance, personal expenses, Drinks - wine selected from the premium drinks list and those purchased on shore excursions, shore excursions.

   
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