Romantic River Rhine

A 5-night cruise of the River Rhine from Strasbourg, taking in one of the Rhine's most picturesque stretches and visiting Rudesheim, Koblenz and Speyer

Cruise Only - Package Possible
5 nights from £675pp

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Join us on this superb cruise from Strasbourg to Koblenz and back, and relax as the river winds alongside steep cliffs characterised by hillside vineyards, ancient castles and magnificent scenery.

Experience the famous Drosselgasse of Rudseheim, with its cobbled streets and many restaurants and taverns, cosmopolitan Strasbourg and its magnificent cathedral, the historic town of Koblenz, and perhaps Heidelberg and its famous castle.

E123 Operated by CroisiEurope

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CSJ - Romantic River Rhine Itinerary

Day 1 - Strasbourg (France)

Embark between 6 and 7pm in Strasbourg. Enjoy a welcome drink in the lounge before dinner on board. This evening there is an optional sightseeing tour through the old quarters of Strasbourg by river boat (subject to availability), departing from your cruise ship.

Day 2 - Rudesheim (Germany)

Early morning departure of the ship towards the quaint village of Rudesheim. During this morning cruise, we will pass many towns like Speyer, and its famous cathedral, the impressive port of Ludwigshafen, and Mannheim, Worms, Mainz. On arrival in Rudesheim, choose between free time and the optional excursion, which takes you by train to a wine tasting at a typical wine cellar, followed by a visit to the Museum of Mechanical Music Instruments. There is a second optional excursion available - a hike through the vineyards in Rudesheim. Free evening in the famous Drosselgasse, where people from all over the world savour the wine while singing with the bands.

Day 3 - Rudesheim - Koblenz

Head in the direction of Koblenz. As we sail on this beautiful stretch of the River Rhine, you will pass the old wine growing town of Bacharach, as well as Kaub and Oberwesel. Cruising alongside many castles set among the famous vineyards, you will see the legendary Lorelei rock. On arrival in Koblenz, our hostess will take you on a visit of the old town.

Day 4 - Koblenz - Mainz

Spend the morning cruising. This afternoon, choose from two optional excursions. Take the guided tour of Mainz and the Gutenberg Museum or enjoy a tour of the Rhineland vineyards.

Day 5 - Mainz - Mannheim

Lunch on board as you cruise alongside Wiesbaden, Nierstein, Worms and Mannheim and there is an optional sightseeing tour to Heidelberg to discover the town and its castle. Enjoy the gala dinner on board this evening.

Day 6 - Strasbourg (France)

After breakfast, disembark at approximately 9.00am.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary

Price Includes

  • 5 nights accommodation on board on a full-board basis
  • Unlimited complimentary house wine, beer, mineral water and soft drinks on board
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Entertainment on board
  • Cruise Manager
  • Gala farewell dinner
  • Port taxes
  • Flight inclusive package prices include return flights from the UK and transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • Cruise only prices do not include flights or transfers
  • Optional Excursions (must be pre-booked at least 4 weeks before departure or bookable on board subject to availability)
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance and expenses

Special Features

  • CroisiEurope is the leading French river cruise company. Their ships have a distinctly French flavour, the service and the food having received much praise from Blue Water Holidays customers. Staff and passengers come from many European countries and there may be other English speaking passengers on board.
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2017 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Cruise Only from Exclusive Blue Water Package from
Ship: Leonardo da Vinci - Monet - Modigliani
Oct 10£675£999

2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Cruise Only from Exclusive Blue Water Package from
Ship: Boheme
May 12; Jun 08£870£1190
Jul 21; Aug 16, 25£840£1160
Sep 16; Oct 04, 13£870£1190
Ship: France
Jul 31; Aug 26£840£1160
Ship: Gerard Schmitter
Jul 27£976£1296
Ship: Lafayette
Apr 03, 30£879£1199
May 05; Jun 01£1002£1322
Jul 08; Aug 02, 11, 30£976£1296
Sep 30£1002£1322
Ship: Leonardo da Vinci
May 28; Jun 06£870£1190
Jul 23£840£1160
Ship: Modigliani
Oct 10£870£1190
Ship: Mona Lisa
Oct 06£870£1190
Ship: Monet
Jun 23, 28; Oct 12£870£1190

Price Information

  • Cabin Upgrade Supplements - Gerard Schmitter, Lafayette, Symphonie and Douce France
  • Middle Deck Cabin supplement - 2017: £96pp 2018: £132pp
  • Upper Deck Cabin supplement - 2017: £114pp 2018: £150pp
  • Suite Main Deck - 2017: £111pp
  • Suite Upper Deck - 2017: £225pp
  • Suite - 2018: £150pp
  • Single Supplement - 2017: £236 2018: £440
  • Cabin Upgrade Supplements - Beethoven, Boheme, France, Victor Hugo, Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, Monet and Modigliani
  • Middle Deck Cabin supplement - 2017: £96pp 2018: £110pp
  • Upper Deck Cabin supplement - 2017: £114pp 2018: £132pp
  • Suite Main Deck - 2017: £111pp
  • Suite Upper Deck - 2017: £225pp
  • Suite - 2018: £128pp
  • Single Supplement - 2017: £236 2018: £365
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