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The Romantic Rhine & Lorelei Rock  

STRASBOURG – RUDESHEIM – KOBLENZ – RUDESHEIM – HEIDELBERG – SPEYER or MANNHEIM – STRASBOURG

 

 

 

Admire the superb romantic Rhine Valley and the legendary Lorelei Rock on this 6-day cruise starting and ending in Strasbourg.  Along the way discover Rudesheim and its famous cathedral; the charming city of Koblenz; the famous Eberbach monastery; and the romantic university town of Heidelberg.



Days
6 days
Code
CSJ
NOTE: 2017 CRUISES INCLUDE THE "CLASSIC" SIGHTSEEING PACKAGE
Itinerary
 
   
Day 1 STRASBOURG

Boarding between 6.00pm and 7.00pm in Strasbourg (river mooring, rue du Havre). Settling into your cabin. Presentation of the crew. Welcome cocktail. Dinner on board. Free evening on board or optional tour by river boat through old Strasbourg by night (depending on availability).

   
Day 2 STRASBOURG – RUDESHEIM
 

The boat will leave Strasbourg early morning to sail to the charming village of Rudesheim. Breakfast on board. Sailing past numerous towns such as Spire and its cathedral, the impressive port installations in Ludwigshafen and Mannheim. Worms (ancient bishopric), Mainz (capital of Rhineland-Palatinate). Lunch on board. Arrival in Rudesheim around 4.00pm. Disembarkation and free time or  tour, departure in a local train stopping at a wine tasting cellar, followed by a visit to the museum of mechanical music. Dinner on board. Free evening in the famous Drosselgasse, the little street famous worldwide for joyful atmosphere and Rhineland bands. Back on board.

   
Day 3 RUDESHEIM – KOBLENZ
 

Breakfast on board. Departure of the boat at 9.00am for Koblenz on the most beautiful section of the Romantic Rhine. During this cruise, sail past Bacharach (a very old wine-making village), Kaub, Oberwesel, and the innumerable picturesque castles which line the Rhine, the rock of the Lorelei as well as Boppard, a typical village with white houses and grey slate roofs. Lunch on board. Arrival in Koblenz around 1.00pm. Explore old Koblenz in the company of our hostess, dinner and free evening in Koblenz.

   
Day 4 KOBLENZ – RUDESHEIM
 

Breakfast while. Cruise up the most beautiful section of the Romantic Rhine between Koblenz and Rudesheim. Lunch on board. Arrival in Rudesheim around 5.00pm. Free time or excursion to the Monastery of Eberbach (depending on availability). Dinner on board. Free evening in the famous Drosselgasse and back on board whenever you wish.

   
Day 5

RUDESHEIM – SPEYER or MANNHEIM

 

Departure of the boat early in the morning to cruise up the Rhine to Speyer. Breakfast and lunch on board. We will pass the towns of Wiesbaden, Nierstein, Worms (chance to take the excursion to Heidelberg) and Mannheim. Arrival around 6.00pm. Gala evening.  Departure towards Strasbourg and overnight sailing. 

   
Day 6 STRASBOURG

Breakfast on board.  Arrival in Strasbourg around 09.00am. End of our journey.

   
 

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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