Magical Rhine & Moselle Rivers

Glide along the enchanting Rhine and Moselle rivers on a leisurely journey to the Netherlands, Germany and France. Join a local expert for a tour of Amsterdam. Enjoy a guided tour of Strasbourg. Cruise past charming panoramas as you get to know the culture and deep history of the region.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2024
Duration
9 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1AmsterdamDiscover a dramatic waterway where winding valleys give way to riverside cities and Alpine hamlets. Venture along the Rhine and Moselle and spend time in beloved European cities, getting a taste of the local culture in each stop along the way.
Day 2AmsterdamYour tour opens in Amsterdam, a city of narrow canals and stone bridges, where you will board your ship. Your home for the next seven nights, this ship offers an array of amenities including outside staterooms, unlimited wine with every dinner, and daily onboard musical performances. This evening, meet in the lounge for a cocktail reception followed by a welcome aboard dinner.
Day 3AmsterdamEmbark on a tour of Amsterdam with a local expert before seeing the city from a different perspective, voyaging along the city's centuries-old canal system. Sail by charming cafEs and famous 16th-century row houses stacked side-by-side. Afterward, travel by coach to rejoin your ship downriver. This evening, relax as your ship departs the Netherlands and makes its way to Germany.
Day 4CologneAs the sun rises, glide along the Rhine River and pass through the picturesque German landscapes dotted with medieval towns. Your journey brings you to Cologne, where you will join a guide for a walking tour of the city's Gothic Old Town. Wander along cobblestone streets and admire the Cologne Cathedral, the Roman Dionysus mosaic, and the Romanesque church of St. Martin. Top off this walking tour with a tasting of Cologne's famous KOlsch beer.
Day 5BernkastelExperience the Moselle Valley, starting in the over 2,000-year-old town of Zell. Board a coach and enjoy the views of the beautiful wine-lined landscapes on your way to Bernkastel in the heart of the Moselle wine region. Visit a wine cellar where a local winemaker will introduce you to their culture while you enjoy a tasting of Moselle wines. Then return to your ship in Zell for dinner on board this evening.
Day 6CochemStart your morning in Cochem, a storybook town overlooking the water. Embark on a guided tour through the town and into Reichsburg Castle, a fortress perched high upon a hill with a stunning view of Cochem and the Moselle Valley below. You'll rejoin your ship in Alken to spend a scenic afternoon sailing along the Rhine and through the Lorelei Passage, the river's narrowest point named for a storied siren.
Day 7MannheimThe river takes you to Mannheim where you will have free time to explore this German city and its parks on your own. Perhaps you will join an optional excursion to Heidelberg, an ancient city of Renaissance buildings and castle ramparts. Later, sail to Speyer, one of Germany's oldest cities where it's your choice! Get to know Speyer on a walking tour where you will trace the story of Speyer's Jewish community from the year 1084 to today, visiting significant UNESCO sites and the modern Beith Shalom synagogue -OR- follow guides in historical garb on a journey back in time to discover the everyday lives of citizens in the Middle Ages. End your day at the Captain's Gala Dinner - a lively celebration of food, music and entertainment.
Day 8StrasbourgCross the French border and experience Strasbourg, a fairytale town that blends centuries of international influences to create its own unique culture. On a guided walking tour through the old quarter, Petite France, and a canal cruise, take in the iconic timber-framed houses, the Cathedral of Notre Dame, and Place de la REpublique. Make the most of some free time to explore this perfectly preserved town. Aboard the ship, toast to the end of a fabulous journey at your farewell dinner.
Day 9BaselWish the river valleys goodbye as your tour comes to a close today.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
10/05/2024$3,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
MS Charles Dickens - Amsterdam, Syrian Arab Republic
Disclaimer
* NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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  • Magical Rhine & Moselle Rivers

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    Glide along the enchanting Rhine and Moselle rivers on a leisurely journey to the Netherlands, Germany and France. Join a local expert for a tour of Amsterdam. Enjoy a guided tour of Strasbourg.

 
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