Join MS Leonard De Vinci on its 7-day adventure that sails along the enchanting four rivers namely the Moselle, Sarre, Romantic Rhine, and Neckar Valleys. As you cruise along these rivers, take time to see the amazing villages on the banks of each river. You can also explore the city of Luxembourg where you will find a great combination of culture and design. Never miss th e opportunity for a wine tasting in Remich before you disembark in Strasbourg.
Discover the Roman vestiges and heritage in Trier
Enjoy wine tasting on the underground wine cellars of Remich
See the charming villages appear on the banks of each river
Explore the old city of Luxembourg and its architectures
Be transferred to Remich from Strasbourg by coach and board MS Leonard De Vinci at 6:00 pm. Settle into your cabins and enjoy the welcome cocktails prepared by the crew. Join the evening of entertainment.
In the morning, you may visit to a winery complete with a tasting. In the afternoon, you may join a guided tour of Luxembourg. After our tour, enjoy some free time before returning to the ship in Remich. You'll return to the boat and begin to cruise to Saarburg. Join an evening of entertainment to unwind.
Cruise on the Sarre and the Moselle towards Trier and arrive by late morning. This afternoon, join the tour of the this city and discover the Roman vestiges and heritage in Trier, the splendid view the city offers of the Moselle, and its magnificent landscape. Trier is known for its well-preserved Roman and medieval buildings, but it is also home to some impressive churches as well. Take a look at the amphitheater, the imperial baths, the Roman basilica, and the Porta Nigra, one of the best-preserved Roman city gates.
Return on board and continue cruising to Cochem. Join an evening of entertainment.
Arrive in Cochem this morning and head to Cochem castle on a mini-bus. The Imperial Castle sits on a mighty crag over the Moselle River. This magnificent building dates back to 1000 and after being destroyed by the French in the 17th century, it was rebuilt from scratch in a Neo-Gothic style by a local German businessman. Following your visit to the castle, enjoy some free time in the city. Take a stroll through the narrow, winding streets and enjoy the ambiance full of lovely half-timbered homes with slate roofs, the historic square near the town hall, and the early walls, gates, and churches. Return on board on foot.
This afternoon, continue cruising the Moselle River which is one of the most beautiful tributaries of the Rhine, towards Koblenz. Enjoy the calm as we pass by charming villages, vineyards, and what seems like a castle on every peak. Explore the city with the host or hostess by the end of the afternoon and the rest of the evening is yours to do as you please.
Pass through the beautiful and romantic Rhine Valley. Majestic castles, mysterious ruins, and famous vineyards dot the countryside known for its legendary German royalty and fabled Lorelei Rock. The ship arrives in Rüdesheim by late morning.
By afternoon, take a tour of Rüdesheim. Visit the local vineyards while on a tourist train and participate on a wine tasting in the historic rooms of the Bassenheimer Hof. After, head to Siegfried's Mechanical Music Cabinet, located in a lovely, 15th-century building. This museum holds a collection of fascinating musical instruments ranging from tiny, delicate music boxes to an enormous orchestrion.
Arrive in Mannheim early in the morning. This is the starting point for the excursion to Heidelberg. Known as the most romantic city in Germany, it has inspired many the painter and poet by its beauty. Get to visit the partially ruined, red sandstone castle that sits majestically above the city, overlooking the Neckar River. Up to the Thirty Years’ War, Heidelberg boasted one of the most notable ensembles of buildings in the Holy Roman Empire. While time has taken its toll, this castle’s fame lives on to this day. The giant wine barrel is one of the most popular attractions. Built in a cellar in 1591, it held about 34,342 gallons of wine collected from the Palatinate in payment of taxes. The facade of the Friedrich Building, displaying a perfect gallery of portraits from the royal line, is also a must-see.
Afterwards, go to the historical center of the city to take in the many sites. Enjoy some free time before returning on board in Heidelberg.
Cruise along the Rhine Rivers towards Strasbourg. Tonight is the festive gala evening.
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