Rhine & Moselle Splendors : 2018 - 7-Night Cruise : Luxembourg to Basel : ms AmaDante
CRUISE FROM : Luxembourg to Basel
Begin your splendid journey along two of Europe's most alluring rivers, the Rhine and Moselle. Expand your imagination in fairytale villages, such as Cochem, Bernkastel and Riquewihr, where folklore and history come alive in every street. Whimsical fantasies also come to life at Siegfried's Mechanical Museum and at Schwetzingen Gardens. Encounter fascinating Roman ruins, medieval towns with colorful half-timbered houses and enchanting castles as you cruise along two of Europe's most captivating rivers.
COUNTRIES: France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland
RIVERS: Moselle, Rhine
Rhine & Moselle Splendors
At A Glance
On our cruises, you will enjoy an extensive lineup of included tours. In many cases, you will have a choice of excursions, such as standard tours, bike tours, hikes and Special Interest Tours. We always include a large variety of activities so that you can choose how you want to explore. No matter your preference, your days will be full of discovery and wonder.
SPACIOUS STATEROOMS 7 Nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies) Computer for internet access Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area Bottled water replenished daily
AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs Internet and Wi-Fi access Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track Fitness room, massage services and hair salon Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar Daily entertainment including cultural performances
AWARD-WINNING DINING All onboard dining in a variety of venues Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients The Chef's Table specialty restaurant Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
A WORLD OF EXPLORATION Immersive tours in every destination Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options Bike tours and hikes Special Interest Tours Knowledgeable guides Personal headset for easy exploration Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
Day 1 : EMBARKATION - LUXEMBOURG CITY, LUXEMBOURG
Embark your ship in Luxembourg. Tonight, gather on board and meet your fellow passengers. The ship departs very late tonight for Germany. (D)
Day 2 : TRIER, GERMANY - BERNKASTEL
Trier, Germany's oldest city, has often been referred to as the second Rome. Be guided to the Roman Imperial Baths, the Porta Nigra and Emperor Constantine's Throne Room. During the afternoon, sail the Moselle River to Bernkastel, strategically located in the middle of the Moselle Valley's wine-producing region. Walk through the colorful Old Town center and past many medieval buildings before enjoying a wine tasting at a local winery. (B,L,D)
Day 3 : COCHEM - KOBLENZ
History comes to life in Cochem with its half-timbered houses and Reichsburg Castle. Join a guided tour through the castle, situated high above the town, and then walk through its Old Town. For those wishing to have a more active exploration of the area, you can go on a guided hike to the castle. Or for a different adventure, explore the Bundesbank Bunker to get a closer look at this mysterious Cold War era bank vault. Later in the day, sail along the Moselle taking in the fascinating scenery of Europe's steepest vineyards before arriving in Koblenz where you can enjoy an evening walk through its picturesque Old Town. (B,L,D)
Day 4 : KOBLENZ - RHINE GORGE - RÜDESHEIM
Cruise along the scenic Rhine River Gorge with its fabled legends and many castles dotting high above its riverbank. Once in Rudesheim, you will have three choices of excursions. Take a gondola ride to the Niederwalddenkmal Statue, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the river. Afterwards, indulge your taste buds with a sampling of Riesling wines in the vineyards. Alternatively, you can join a guided bike tour through the town and along the Rhine River; or hike to Ehrenfels Castle, idyllically situated in the midst of the vineyards. Later in the day, you have two more excursions. Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Music Museum or taste one of the town's special delights, Rudesheimer coffee, ceremoniously made with brandy. (B,L,D)
Day 5 : LUDWIGSHAFEN
Discover a grand Baroque palace, one of Mark Twain's favorite European towns or one of the most whimsical gardens in the Europe on choice of excursions. Relive a bygone era on an excursion to the glorious Mannheim Baroque Palace. Tour this splendid palace furnished with over 800 exhibits, including 21 large tapestries, ornate furniture, priceless paintings, valuable porcelain and costly silverware. Prefer to visit the town Mark Twain fell in love with, then join on a tour to Heidelberg, a perfectly preserved medieval city nestled in the Neckar River Valley along Germany
Day 6 : STRASBOURG, FRANCE
Strasbourg, the capital city of Alsace, has flavors of both France and Germany because of its borderline location, which you
Day 7 : BREISACH,GERMANY - BASEL, SWITZERLAND
Step back in time with a visit to Riquewihr, a charming medieval hamlet that looks almost the same as it did in the 16th century. On your walking tour, admire historic architecture and surrounding vineyards as well as famous sights, such as the Dolder Gate. Alternatively, you may wish to go to Freiburg, founded in 1120 and home to the Freiburg's Munster, a Gothic cathedral said to have "the most beautiful spire on earth." Those wishing a more active excursion can cycle through the scenic countryside. Later in the day, sail to Basel where you will have leisure time to explore the city. (B,L,D)
Day 8 : BASEL - DISEMBARKATION
Disembark after breakfast. (B)
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|Offer valid through 6/30/2018|
|Day 1||Luxembourg City|| || |
|Day 2||Trier|| || |
|Day 3||Koblenz|| || |
|Day 4||Rudesheim|| || |
|Day 5||Ludwigshafen|| || |
|Day 6||Strasbourg|| || |
|Day 7||Breisach|| || |
|Day 8||Basel|| || |
ImportantDates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.
Port Charges not included in cruise price$168 per person.
Single Supplement for Cruise50% of twin price; A+ and Suite 100% of twin price. Single supplement waived on D & E categories. Please check at time of booking as offer is capacity controlled.
Single Supplement for Land$960 per person.
BeddingPlease select bedding configuration at the time of booking. The Options are: Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).
Terms & Conditions:
All rates are per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy in an entry level category stateroom unless stated otherwise. Offer is valid on select sailings only and applicable to new bookings only. Unless explicitly stated that single supplement is waived, solo travelers in a double occupancy stateroom must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Ask about Solo Traveler promotions. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. Port charges, land programs and round-trip airfare are not included in cruise price. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.