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Ehrenfels Castle on Rhine River near Rudesheim

The Rhine and Moselle Rivers

Strasbourg to Cochem - Example 5 Day Cruise aboard MS Monet
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The MS Monet invites you to be part of a spectacular 5-day voyage through the romantic waters of the Moselle and Rhine rivers. Enjoy a train ride, wine tasting and visit of the mechanical musical instruments in Rudesheim. Cruise towards Boppard through the romantic Rhine Valley. Sail along the Moselle, whose meandering water has carved out a unique landscape of incredible beauty, just crying out to be explored.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Strasbourg | Embark
Day 2 : Mainz | Rudesheim | Boppard
Day 3 : Koblenz | Alken
Day 4 : Cochem
Day 5 : Cochem | Disembark

Highlights

  • Discover two great rivers: The Romantic Rhine and The Scenic Moselle
  • Join a guided tour of Mainz and a visit the Gutenberg Museum
  • Hike the Appolloweg in the stunning town of Cochem

Ship

MS Monet

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Medieval bridge Ponts Couverts and cathedral Peaceful canal running through a European town Vineyard underneath the Niederwald Monument, Rudesheim, Germany Ehrenfels Castle on Rhine River near Rudesheim Cochem Castle, Germany

Day 1 Strasbourg | Embark

Board in Strasbourg between 5pm and 6pm (at the river port on the rue du Havre) and set sail for Mainz. After settling into your cabins, be introduced to the crew over a welcome cocktail enjoy an evening of entertainment. Continue your cruise through the night.

Day 2 Mainz | Rudesheim | Boppard

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Optional excursions proposed :

CLASSIC: guided tour of Mainz and visit the Gutenberg Museum

DISCOVERY: touring Rhineland vineyards

You'll return on board and cruise towards Rüdesheim. Set off by tourist train, enjoy some tasting of the famous wines of the region and have a guided tour of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments.  Then cruise towards Boppard through the romantic Rhine Valley. The evening is free to do as you please or join the on-board hostess on a discovery tour of the town.

Day 3 Koblenz | Alken

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cruise towards Koblenz. Join your onboard hostess on a discovery tour of the town. Set sail for Alken, arrive in the early afternoon. Visit the historic Thurant Castle. An evening of entertainment.

Day 4 Cochem

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning cruising along the Moselle, whose meanders have carved out a unique landscape of incredible beauty, just crying out to be explored. This afternoon, optional excursions proposed :

CLASSIC: a guided walking tour of Cochem.

DISCOVERY: hiking the Appolloweg in Cochem.

Tonight is your gala evening and dinner.

Day 5 Cochem | Disembark

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. Coach transfer back to Strasbourg.

MS Monet

Per person starting at
$1,400
Cabins 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.
Cabins on the MS Monet
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Upper Deck
28 cabins (3 double, 25 twins) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.

Notes

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. Alcohol can damage your health. 

This offer includes :
-Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day
-Drinks included in this price are water, wine, beer, fruit juices during the meal and coffee after both lunch and dinner for meals eaten on the boat
-Drinks from the bar, except for champagne or wines from our special list
-Double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom
-All entertainment
-Assistance from our on board multi-lingual host/hostess
-Welcome cocktail
-Gala dinner
-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 from our wine list, champagne from the on board bar, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
-Cancellation and baggage insurance
-Transfer by coach from Strasbourg to Trier
-Personal expenses.

Formalities
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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