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The Romantic Rhine Valley and Holland

Strasbourg-Amsterdam - Example 6 Day Cruise aboard MS Douce France
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Discover the numerous castles nestled among the rich shores of the romantic Rhine Valley on this 6-day voyage aboard the MS Douce France. Experience the unique history, traditions and culture of Northern Europe as you explore the captivating destinations of France, Germany and Holland, including the canals of old Strasbourg, the Mechanical Music Cabinet Museum, the legendary Lorelei rock and the Keukenhof Gardens.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Strasbourg, France | Embark
Day 2 : Strasbough - Rüdesheim
Day 3 : Düsseldorf
Day 4 : Amsterdam
Day 5 : Amsterdam
Day 6 : Amsterdam, Holland | Disembark


  • Enjoy a guided canal boat tour of old Strasbourg
  • Join a train excursion through Rudesheim and taste the famous wines
  • Get off the ship for a canal boat tour of enchanting Amsterdam at night
  • Visit the beautiful Keukenhof gardens


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Bridge in Amsterdam, Netherlands Enjoy the parks of Amsterdam Traditional Dutch windmills from the channel Rotterdam. Holland Grote Markt square in Antwerp, Belgium Antwerp city center

Day 1 Strasbourg, France | Embark

Passengers are welcome to board the ship in the evening. After comfortably settling into your cabins, be introduced to your crew with a welcome cocktail. Join 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 Strasbough - Rüdesheim

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The morning will be spent cruising. today's excursions are:

Classic: Guided tour of Rüdesheim by touristic train, tasting* of the famous wines of the region and guided visit of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments.

Discovery: Hiking through the vineyards in Rüdesheim

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

Day 3 Düsseldorf

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The morning will be spent cruising on the romantic Rhine towards Cologne. You'll set out to discover the city before cruising to Düsseldorf. Tonight is your gala dinner and evening.

Day 4 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The day will be spent cruising. Tour the stunning city of Amsterdam by night in a riverboat.

Day 5 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning's excursions are:

Classic: Visit Amsterdam and its diamond merchants.

Discovery: Bike tour in Amsterdam. Explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites.

The afternoon, visit the Keukenhof Gardens (open from mid-March to mid-May.) The other months, guided visit of Volendam and Zaanse Schans. The evening is free to do as you please or be dropped off in the center of Amsterdam for a walk around the Red Light district (transfer by coach with a supplement, to book and to pay on board.)

Day 6 Amsterdam, Holland | Disembark

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

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Main Deck
51 cabins (36 twins, 8 cabins with a double bed, 4 triple cabins, 2 single cabins, 1 Suite) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Upper Deck
28 cabins (23 twins, 5 cabins with a double bed) 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 navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary. 

This offer includes :
-Your cruise 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 in the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
-Accommodation in double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
-The assistance of our onboard host/hostess
-Welcome cocktail
-Gala evening
-Repatriation insurance (only for citizens of the EU)
-Port taxes
-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 served during excursions or transfers
-Cancellation and baggage insurance
-Personal expenses.

You must have a valid national identity card or passport to travel. Non-EU nationals are requested to consult their embassy or consulate.
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