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The Rhine and Moselle Rivers

Example 5 Day Cruise aboard MS France
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Sail the romantic Rhine River and follow its remarkable route, meandering between sheer rocks, past small islands and fortified castles sitting high above the vineyards - evidence of an eventful past, enriched by great myths and legends. Then discover the unexplored gems of the Moselle, a wonderful river that also cuts through vineyards planted up the steep sloping river banks and hillsides, flowing past fortified castles and typical towns and villages where medieval-style houses have slate roofs and half-timbered walls.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Strasbourg, France | Embark
Day 2 : Mainz, Germany | Rüdesheim | Boppard
Day 3 : Koblenz | Alken
Day 4 : Alken | Cochem
Day 5 : Strasbourg | Disembark


  • Enjoy a tasting of the unique and famous wines of the region
  • Visit Koblenz's rich collection of cultural monuments & historic buildings
  • Discover the enchanting town of Cochem dating from the Middle Ages


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Trip Snapshots

Strasbourg at dusk Medieval bridge Ponts Couverts and cathedral Wine tasting Observe Rudesheim's famous vineyards Koblenz at night

Day 1 Strasbourg, France | Embark

Board at the end of the afternoon in Strasbourg and depart on your cruise to Mainz. Enjoy a welcome cocktail and the crew presentation followed by dinner on board and an evening of entertainment. 

Day 2 Mainz, Germany | Rüdesheim | Boppard

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Arrive early in the morning in Mainz. Join a guided tour of the city and visit the Gutenberg Museum. In the 17th and 18th centuries, top architects and sculptors enhanced the basic shape of the town with fine palaces and churches. Return on board and cruise to Rüdesheim, arriving early in the afternoon. Take a unique excursion that offers a tourist train, tasting of the famous wines of the region, and a guided tour of the mechanical music cabinet museum. Then sail to Boppard through the romantic Rhine Valley, passing through the legendary Lorelei Rock. Arrive in Boppard - once a Roman fort, it has all the ingredients for an unforgettable visit. 

Day 3 Koblenz | Alken

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cruise to Koblenz, situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers. Koblenz offers visitors a rich collection of cultural monuments and historic buildings. Discover the town with an accompanist. Return on board and make your way to Alken. There enjoy a visit to Thurant Castle. An excellent symbol of the region, the fortified castle at Thurant is one of the oldest in the Moselle region. Return on board for a fun evening of entertainment. 

Day 4 Alken | Cochem

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning sailing to Cochem along the Moselle, whose meanders have carved out a unique landscape of incomparable beauty. Arrive in Cochem, and join a guided walking tour of this enchanting city. The old town has managed to retain much from its prestigious past, including fine squares dating from the Middle Ages and half-timbered houses. Enjoy an exclsuive Gala dinner on board and dancing evening.

Day 5 Strasbourg | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy the last buffet breakfast on board followed by disembarkation in the morning.

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49 cabins (44 twins, 4 triple cabins, 1 single cabin) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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1 suite cabin (double bed) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Upper Deck
28 cabins all cabins are 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 our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

This offer includes:
- All meals from dinner on D1 to lunch on breakfast on D5
- 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)
- Accommodation in a double air-conditioned cabin with shower and WC
- Entertainment on board
- Services of a hostess on board
- Welcome cocktail
- Gala evening
- Insurance covering emergency aid and repatriation
- All port taxes

This offer excludes: 
- Drinks on the wine list, Champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers
- Cancellation and baggage insurance -
- Optional excursions (must be reserved either in advance or on board)
- Personal expenses

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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