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La Petite district in Strasbourg

An Exceptional Cruise through the Fairytale-Like, Landscapes on the Moselle and the Romantic Rhine

Strasbourg-Trier-Strasbourg - Example 5 Day Cruise aboard MS Monet
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Start this unique 5-day cruise in the magical city of Trier and travel through the legendary and romantic Rhine Valley, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Make your way to the charming laid-back city of Strasbourg, France. Pass the legendary Lorelei rock, named after a beautiful young maiden who, according to German legend, threw herself into the river in despair over a faithless lover and was transformed into a siren.
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Highlights
  • Visit the spectacular Trier and its historic Roman ruins
  • Explore the remarkable Eltz Castle
  • Tour the world famous Rhineland vineyards
  • Sail through legendary Lorelei rock
Activity Level: Relaxed
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Day 1: Strasbourg | Trier | Embark

Transfer by coach from Strasbourg to Trier. Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Enjoy an evening of entertainment. Our ship will remain in port overnight.
 

Day 2: Trier and The Moselle Valley

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning, the excursion proposed is: Trier and its Roman ruins. Founded by the Celts and later conquered by the Romans, Trier is thought to be Germany’s oldest city. Its remarkable ruins are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

We’ll spend the afternoon cruising the Moselle River, so sit back and revel in the splendid scenery on each side of the riverbanks.

Day 3: Alken or Moselkern | Koblenz

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The morning will be dedicated to an excursion to Eltz Castle. Surrounded by a lush forest lining a deep valley, Eltz Castle looks like it came straight out of Game of Thrones. The interior is just as extraordinary as its exterior and spans 850 years of architecture and culture.

We'll spend the afternoon cruising towards Koblenz, arriving in the afternoon. Join us for an excursion: Koblenz and the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers, Koblence is a great city to stroll through. We’ll then visit the historic castle, where we'll have a magnificent view across the city and valleys.

Join us for an evening of dinner and dancing. Our ship will remain in port overnight.

Day 4: Koblenz | Mainz | Romantic Rhine Valley

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
We’ll spend the day cruising on the Rhine River. This remarkable route meanders between sheer rocks as it passes picturesque vineyards and fortified castles perched high above the water. The legendary rock of the Lorelei is just one of the high points we’ll see. A subject of many literary works and poems, the rock is most famously associated with the myth of a beautiful maiden who threw herself from its heights in despair, only to be transformed into a siren who lures fishermen to their deaths. We’ll pass famous German cities dotting the river, including Mainz, Mannheim, and Speyer. Tonight is our festive gala evening.

Day 5: Strasbourg | Disembark

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. 

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MS Monet

MS Monet
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Restaurant on the MS Monet

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Main Deck
50 cabins (7 double, 37 twins, 4 triple cabins, 2 single cabins) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Upper Deck
28 cabins (3 double, 25 twins) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Included
  • 3 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • 4 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Excursions and activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Port Fees
  • Captain’s Welcome Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from the special lists)
  • Tips paid in full to the local staff of the country of destination
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
Excluded
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Arrival & Departure Transfers
  • Drinks from the special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Passport or Visa fees
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Tips for the Boat and Lodge staff

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The trip was terrific with great planning on your part. Most of the adventures were not mainstream and somewhat off the beaten path which made it especially enjoyable!! We felt taken care of and you all were readily available to respond to questions and issues. I would highly recommend your company and friends have already expressed interest based on our pictures and excitement.
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