For an incredible experience, take a look at our German river cruises that include the magnificent Rhine in Flames event. Germany's largest and oldest fireworks show, over 150,000 people flock to the banks of the Rhine each year to admire this spectacular annual event. Situated at the most scenic spots along the Rhine. Come and enjoy the spectacle of a countryside illuminated in the radiance of the "Rhine in Flames". On this 5-day voyage aboard the MS Gérard Schmitter admire the thousands of red Bengal lights and magnificent hilltop firework displays.
Day 1 : Strasbourg | Embark Day 2 : Koblenz | Rudesheim | The Rhine in Flames Day 3 : Rudesheim | Mainz Day 4 : Mainz | Mannheim Day 5 : Strasbourg | Disembark
Admire the spectacular fireworks that takes place along the Rhine
Discover Strasbourg, Koblenz, Rüdesheim and Heidelberg.
Hike through the world famous vineyards of Rudesheim
Passengers are welcome to board the ship at the end of the afternoon. Enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. Followed by an excursion common for both packages: River boat tour of the city’s old town (subject to availability).
*Passengers will choose either the Classic or Discovery package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.
Spend this morning sailing on the Romantic Rhine River, reaching Koblenz in the early afternoon. Join the hostess for a discovery tour of the old town. Have a magical evening as you take part in a romantic and unforgettable experience: The legendary "Rhine in Flames" from Trechtingshausen to Rüdesheim.
Classic: Tour on a tourist train and stop at a wine tasting cellar*, followed by a visit to the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments.
Discovery: You'll go to the center of Rüdesheim to catch a gondola lift to the Niederwalddenkmal, and hike through the vineyards.
Return on board and start sailing towards Mainz, reaching it in the early afternoon. Join the team on an excursion for both packages: guided tour of Mainz and the Gutenberg Museum. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.
The morning will be spent cruising. Join the excursion for both packages: Visit Heidelberg, Its high quality of life comes through to visitors, who feel genuinely at home here. Tonight is the gala dinner and evening. The ship will sail through the night towards Strasbourg.
Day 5 Strasbourg | Disembark
Disembark after breakfast and continue your independent trip back home.
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25 cabins (18 twins, 7 cabins with a double bed) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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21 cabins (16 twins, 4 cabins with a double bed, 1 cabin equipped of disabled with double bed). All cabins are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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41 cabins (39 twins, 2 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 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
-The classic excursions mentioned in the program
-Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
-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 served during excursions or transfers
-The supplement for the discovery package
-Cancellation and baggage insurance
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.
The trip was terrific with great planning on your part. Most of the adventures were not mainstream and somewhat off the beaten path which made it especially enjoyable!! We felt taken care of and you all were readily available to respond to questions and issues. I would highly recommend your company and friends have already expressed interest based on our pictures and excitement.