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Observe Rudesheim's famous vineyards

The Romantic Rhine Valley and the Rock of Lorelei

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Delight yourself with enchanting European charm on this once-in-a-lifetime expedition. On your journey, pass by numerous castles nestled in famed vineyards. Join an exclusive tour of Old Strasbourg in a riverboat. Explore the Stolzenfels Castle, with a history that is almost as old as the city itself. From either the Great Terrace or the gardens, enjoy an amazing view over Heidelberg, the Neckar River, and the valley. Don’t miss seeing the Heidelberg Tun. Visit the Petite France District, a famous quarter beloved by its citizens thanks to its canals, charming colorful half-timbered houses, and its narrow alleyways. 

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Strasbourg, France | Embark
Day 2 : Mainz, Germany | Koblenz
Day 3 : Koblenz | The Romantic Rhine Valley | Rudesheim
Day 4 : Speyer or Mannheim
Day 5 : Strasbourg | Disembark


  • Visit the enchanting and celebrated Rock of Lorelei
  • Discover the famous Drosselgasse with its numerous caf├ęs and bars
  • Stroll exceptional gardens, once considered masterpieces of their time


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Observe Rudesheim's famous vineyards Heidelberg and its castle French oak barrels in wine cellar Medieval bridge Ponts Couverts and cathedral Wine tasting

Day 1 Strasbourg, France | Embark

Board at the end of the afternoon in Strasbourg. Join the presentation of the crew and welcome cocktail followed by dinner on board. Enjoy a tour of old Strasbourg at night aboard a canal boat (depending on availability). 

Day 2 Mainz, Germany | Koblenz

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Sail to Lauterbourg, Speyer, and Mainz. Then continue towards Koblenz and up the most beautiful section of the romantic Rhine by the towns of Kaub, Oberwesel, and Sankt Goar. Before you reach Koblenz, you are able to glimpse magnificent Stolzenfels Castle on the hills. Arrive in Koblenz at the end of the afternoon, and discover the old city while you enjoy a free evening. 

Day 3 Koblenz | The Romantic Rhine Valley | Rudesheim

  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cruise up the most beautiful part of the romantic Rhine between Koblenz and Rüdesheim passing numerous castles nestling in the famed vineyards and the celebrated rock of the Lorelei. Arrival in Rüdesheim early in the afternoon. Shopping or excursion options proposed:

CLASSIC: Depart on a tourist train stopping at a wine tasting cellar, followed by a visit to the museum of mechanical music.
DISCOVERY: Hiking through the vineyards in Rudesheim.

In the evening, the famous Drosselgasse awaits you with its numerous cafés and bands.

Day 4 Speyer or Mannheim

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Depart early in the morning and cruise up the Rhine to Speyer. Pass through the towns of Wiesbaden, Nierstein, Worms, and Mannheim. Join an excursion to visit Heidelberg. Then return on board in Speyer or Mannheim at the end of the afternoon. Enjoy an exclusive gala evening on board. 

Day 5 Strasbourg | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy your last buffet breakfast on board. Arrive in Strasbourg in the morning and disembark the ship. 

MS Modigliani

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Cabins on the MS Modigliani
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Main Deck
50 cabins (44 twins, 4 triple cabins, 1 single cabin, 1 suite) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Upper Deck
28 cabins (26 twins, 2 cabins equipped for disabled). 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 :
-Your cruise with all meals from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day
-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
-On board entertainment
-Assistance from our on board multi-lingual host/hostess
-Welcome cocktail
-The gala dinner and evening
-Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
-All port fees
-Excursions for the Classic or Discovery package. Passengers will need to choose one package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.

This offer does not include :
-Drinks on the wine list
-Champagne at the bar
-Drinks during excursions or transfers
-Cancellation and baggage insurance
-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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