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The Romantic Rhine, the Main and the Danube

Example 20 Day Cruise aboard MS Modigliani
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From Brussels to Vienna via Amsterdam and Cologne, cruise through Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany in search of their hidden treasures. Discover the breath-taking beauty of Brussels, the Belgian capital, and the many international organizations at The Hague. Travel to the heart of iconic places such as Volendam, a former fishing village on the Ijsselmeer, and Zaanse Schans. Enjoy a perfectly combined cruise between nature and culture.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Brussels | Embark
Day 2 : Brussels | Antwerp
Day 3 : Antwerp | Rotterdam
Day 4 : Rotterdam | Amsterdam
Day 5 : Amsterdam
Day 6 : Amsterdam
Day 7 : Amsterdam
Day 8 : Amsterdam | Nijmegen | Krefeld
Day 9 : Krefeld | Cologne | Koenigswinter
Day 10 : Koenigswinter | Rüdesheim
Day 11 : Rüdesheim | Mannheim
Day 12 : Strasbourg
Day 13 : Mainz | Frankfurt
Day 14 : Miltenberg | Wertheim
Day 15 : Wertheim | Würzburg
Day 16 : Schweinfurt | Rothenburg | Bamberg
Day 17 : Bamberg | Nuremberg | Muhlhausen
Day 18 : Muhlhausen | Regensburg
Day 19 : Regensburg | Passau
Day 20 : Passau | Vienna | Disembark

Highlights

  • Discover the must-see sites of Belgium, Holland and Romantic Rhine Valley
  • Journey through the Main and the Danube
  • Visit Brussels, the capital of Belgian chocolate
  • Travel back in time in Würzburg, Germany

Ship

MS Modigliani

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Brussels Central Square with flower carpet Grote Markt square in Antwerp, Belgium Explore the inspiring Amsterdam Cologne, Germany Peaceful canal running through a European town

Day 1 Brussels | Embark

Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. The crews of the ship are to be introduce at a welcome cocktail. The evening is free to do as you please.

Day 2 Brussels | Antwerp

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning, join an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Brussels and tasting of chocolate. Afternoon spent cruising to Antwerp, reaching it in the evening. Enjoy time on your own or join the hostess for a discovery tour of the town.

Day 3 Antwerp | Rotterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the whole day cruising towards Rotterdam, sailing up the Scheldt River, crossing the border between Belgium and the Netherlands, and travelling though the Volkerak and Kreekak locks. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Day 4 Rotterdam | Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Morning spent cruising to Utrecht. The afternoon, join an excursion for both packages: Visit of The Hague and its inner courtyards. Return on board in Amsterdam. The evening is free to do as you please.

Day 5 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning, join an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Amsterdam and visit to a diamond merchant's. This afternoon, enjoy time on your own or take part in the excursion for both packages: Volendam and Zaanse Schans. Return to Amsterdam by coach. Tonight's a gala dinner and evening.

Day 6 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
After buffet breakfast on board, enjoy time and lunch on your own today to discover Amsterdam at your own pace! Feel free to go shopping or visit some of the most famous museums such as the Rijksmuseum, Madame Tussauds or the Anne Frank House (entrance fees, guides, lunch and transfers not included). Then, board again at 6:00 p.m. In the evening, join an excursion for both packages: Canal boat tour of enchanting Amsterdam at night. Discover the channels that reflect the history of this unique city.

Day 7 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning, join the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC : Enjoy free time in Amsterdam.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour of Amsterdam. Explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites.
In the afternoon, join an excursion for both packages: the Keukenhof Floral Gardens(3). Outside the opening dates of the park, enjoy free time in Amsterdam. The evening is free to do as you please. The ship sails to Nijmegen through the night.

Day 8 Amsterdam | Nijmegen | Krefeld

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning, join the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Visit to the Kröller Müller museum(2).
DISCOVERY: Enjoy a great bike ride through the De Hoge Veluwe National Park(2).
Spend this afternoon sailing towards Krefeld, reaching it in the evening.

Day 9 Krefeld | Cologne | Koenigswinter

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning cruising to Cologne. Take advantage of some free time this afternoon or join the hostess for a tour of the old sections of Cologne. Then sail on to Koenigswinter. The evening is free to do as you please.

Day 10 Koenigswinter | Rüdesheim

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cruise to Rüdesheim this morning. This afternoon, enjoy some free time in Rüdesheim or join an excursion for both packages: Depart by tourist train and stop at a wine tasting cellar*, followed by a visit to the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments. Tonight, feel free to amble down the Drosselgasse, famous for its numerous bands and cafes.

Day 11 Rüdesheim | Mannheim

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cruise to Mannheim this morning. In the afternoon, join an excursion for both packages: Visit of Heidelberg. Tonight is a gala dinner and evening. Sail to Strasbourg through the night.

Day 12 Strasbourg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
After buffet breakfast on board, take advantage of free time today to discover Strasbourg at your own pace (lunch not included). Board again at 6:00 p.m. The ship sails toward Mainz.

Day 13 Mainz | Frankfurt

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Reach Mainz in the morning and tour the city with the hostess cruising on towards Frankfurt. This afternoon, join an excursion for both packages: guided tour of Frankfurt and ascent of the Main Tower. Then, return on board and sail towards Miltenberg.

Day 14 Miltenberg | Wertheim

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Stop over in Miltenberg early in the morning. The morning is free to do as you please, to visit this peaceful town with its market place lined with half-timbered houses. Cruise towards Wertheim. Enjoy some free time exploring the town on your own before returning to the ship.

Day 15 Wertheim | Würzburg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The ship begins to cruise early this morning towards Karlstadt. This afternoon, join an excursion for both packages: A visit of Würzburg, famous for its Baroque-style palace. Return on board and cruise to Schweinfurt. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.

Day 16 Schweinfurt | Rothenburg | Bamberg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cruise along the Main in the early morning before reaching Schweinfurt. Join an excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Rothenburg, a magnificent walled town set up high on the hills over the river - its narrow streets lined with picturesque half-timbered houses and workshops. It is one of the most beautiful towns on the historic Romantic Road. Return on board and continue on to Bamberg. Enjoy onboard entertainment.

Day 17 Bamberg | Nuremberg | Muhlhausen

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Sail on the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal. Then, arrive in Nuremberg early this afternoon. Join an excursion for both packages: tour of the city, a melting pot of cultural highlights. Its old town and market place are surrounded with Gothic-style buildings and half-timbered houses. Get to taste the local specialty - gingerbread. Return to the ship during the afternoon and cruise to Muhlhausen in the evening. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Day 18 Muhlhausen | Regensburg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cruise towards Kelheim. Join an excursion for both packages: Regensburg, the fourth biggest town in Bavaria and a major industrial hub for giant firms such as BMW, Siemens and Triumph. Return on board in Regensburg and cruise towards Passau. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.

Day 19 Regensburg | Passau

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Upon reaching Passau, enjoy time on your own or join the hostess for a tour of the town. Afterwards, return to the ship and cruise towards Vienna. Tonight's a gala dinner and evening. The ship sails through the night.

Day 20 Passau | Vienna | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Reach Vienna in the early morning. Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking.

MS Modigliani

Deals

Save 15%
Europe Savings - Book before August 31, 2019 and save 15% per person in a Main Deck cabin. Alternatively, the 15% savings off of the Lower Deck cabin can be applied to the Upper Deck cabin category rates. Contact us for details.
Valid on all 2020 departures.

Per person starting at
$5,197
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.
Cabins on the MS Modigliani
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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.

Notes

20% discount on children between 2-10 years
30% discount for 3rd person in triple cabin

This offer includes
Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day (except for lunch on D6 and D12) - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - excursions included in the package selected - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

This offer does not include
Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - lunch on D6 and D12 - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers to/from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Requirements
Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Mentions
For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.

(1) Depending on available mooring, the stopover at Krefeld can be replaced with a stopover at Duisburg.

(2) Except on Mondays: optional visit of the Dutch open-air museum in Arnhem. 

(3) The Keukenhof Floral Gardens are open from March 26th to May 17th, 2020.

*Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.Valid information for year 2020
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