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The Romantic Rhine Valley and Holland

Strasbourg to Amsterdam - Example 6 Day Cruise aboard MS Symphonie
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Observe the best of Northern Europe's highlights and experience three different countries history, traditions, and culture, on this 6-day river cruise aboard the MS Symphonie. Begin your adventure in Strasbourg and cruise along the Rhine Valley, passing by towering castles and picturesque local towns. Visit captivating destinations, including the canals of old Strasbourg, the Mechanical Music Cabinet Museum, the legendary Lorelei rock, and Volendam and Zaanse Schans.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Strasbourg, France | Embark
Day 2 : Rudesheim
Day 3 : Cologne | Dusseldorf
Day 4 : Amsterdam
Day 5 : Amsterdam
Day 6 : Amsterdam | Disembark


  • Enjoy a guided canal boat tour of old Strasbourg
  • Visit the Mechanical Music Cabinet Museum in Rudesheim
  • Cruise on the most beautiful part of the romantic Rhine River
  • Visit Amsterdam, one of the world's most extraordinary small cities


MS Symphonie

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  • Small Ship

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Medieval bridge Ponts Couverts and cathedral Vineyard underneath the Niederwald Monument, Rudesheim, Germany Cologne, Germany Western Church with water canal view in Amsterdam Old buildings in Amsterdam

Day 1 Strasbourg, France | Embark

Board your ship this evening and enjoy a welcome cocktail during the introductory presentation from the crew. Tonight, take a guided riverboat tour of the old city.

*Passengers will choose either the Classic or Discovery package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.

Day 2 Rudesheim

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning cruising to Rudesheim. Once you have arrived join one of the proposed excursions:

Classic: touristic train, tasting of the famous wines of the region and guided visit of the mechanical music cabinet museum.

Discovery: Hiking through the vineyards in Rudesheim

In the evening, enjoy time at leisure to discover the Drosselgassse.

Day 3 Cologne | Dusseldorf

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning cruise on the most beautiful part of the romantic Rhine River. Observe numerous castles nestled among the famous vineyards, and the legendary Lorelei rock. Then cruise to Cologne, the oldest big city in Germany. Get off the ship and discover the city with your onboard host/hostess. Head off once again to Dusseldorf and enjoy your gala evening on board. 

Day 4 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend all day cruising along the Rhine River up to Amsterdam, crossing the border in Emmerich. Then head on to Utrecht, reaching Amsterdam. Get off the ship for a canal boat tour of enchanting Amsterdam at night.

Day 5 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning enjoy a guided visit of Amsterdam, one of the most extraordinary small cities in the world. From its canals to its world-famous through its many sights and attractions historical museums, Amsterdam is one of the most surprising European capitals. Join one of the proposed excursions:

Classic: Visit Amsterdam and it's diamond merchants.

Discovery: Bike tour in Amsterdam. You’ll be able to explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites.

In the afternoon, visit the Keukenhof Gardens (open from 24th March until 16th May). The other months, join a guided visit of Volendam and Zaanse Schans. In the evening, transfer to the city center to discover the Red Light District.

Day 6 Amsterdam | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking.

MS Symphonie

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Cabins on the MS Symphonie
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Main Deck
51 cabins (35 twins, 9 double cabins, 2 single cabins, 4 triple cabins, 1 suite), equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins on the MS Symphonie
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Upper Deck
28 cabins (23 twins, 5 double cabins), equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.


20% discount on children between 2-10 years
30% discount for 3rd person in triple cabin

For the safety of passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

This offer includes:
- All meals from dinner D1 to lunch D6
- Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
- Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
- Onboard entertainment
- Assistance from an onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
- Excursions for the Classic or Discovery package. Passengers will need to choose one package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.
- Welcome cocktail
- Gala dinner and evening
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees

This offer does not include:
- Drinks on the wine list, champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- Personal expenses
- -Additional costs for DISCOVERY Package‚Äč**

Valid passport compulsory. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate. Please note: Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the last day of your travels.
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