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Enchanting Alsace, Switzerland, the Rhine Valley, and the Moselle River

Strasbourg to Cochem - Example 6 Day Cruise aboard MS Monet
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Cruise the magic Moselle River and enjoy the gentle waters of the Romantic Rhine Valley on this exceptional cruise from Cochem to Basel. Let yourself be whisked away by the meandering waters and discover the steep cliffs, majestic castles, and impressive vineyards in an area teeming with history. Along the Wine Route, you’ll explore traditional villages with hidden secrets, as well as Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle perched on a peak in the Vosges Mountains. And who could forget Koblenz and Rüdesheim, known for its wines and cafés, or Heidelberg, one of the most romantic cities in Germany?

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Strasbourg | Embark
Day 2 : Basel | Breisach
Day 3 : Breisach | Strasbourg
Day 4 : Mannheim | Rudesheim
Day 5 : Koblenz | Pommern
Day 6 : Cochem | Disembark | Strasbourg

Highlights

  • Discover the treasures of Alsace including the Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle
  • Explore the famous and spectacular Wine Route in Alsace
  • Visit Heidelberg, the most romantic city in Germany
  • Tour Koblenz and the charming Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

Ship

MS Monet

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Strasbourg at dusk Medieval bridge Ponts Couverts and cathedral View from the harbour of Basel, Switzerland River through Koblenz Germany Cochem Castle, Germany

Day 1 Strasbourg | Embark

Passengers will begin their adventure at the dock in Strasbourg. Leave by coach for Basel and board the ship at 6 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, be introduced to the crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight enjoy dinner and an evening of activities on board. Remain in port in Basel for the night.

Day 2 Basel | Breisach

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning exploring Basel. Discover the city’s old town and its various passages and medieval monuments such as the cathedral—the city’s hallmark—the marketplace, and the bright red town hall. Spend the afternoon cruising to Breisach and enjoy an Alsatian-themed evening on board.

Day 3 Breisach | Strasbourg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join an excursion on the Alsatian Wine Route (lunch included). The first stop will be Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle, enjoy a guided tour plunging us into life during the Middle Ages. Once you cross over the drawbridge, you’ll find yourself in fully furnished and decorated living quarters surrounded by collections of medieval weapons. Afterward, travel along the Alsatian Wine Route and stop at a wine cellar for a tasting*. The afternoon will be dedicated to a guided tour of Strasbourg. A panoramic tour will first introduce you to all the highlights the city has to offer. Then continue on foot to visit the famous, single-belfry cathedral, crossing through the Petite France area lined with canals and half-timbered houses. 

Day 4 Mannheim | Rudesheim

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join an excursion to Heidelberg, the most romantic city in Germany. Then spend the afternoon cruising to Rüdesheim. The famous Drosselgasse with its numerous cafés, bars, and music awaits you tonight!

Day 5 Koblenz | Pommern

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning cruising the romantic Rhine River. The ship will pass by numerous castles, the legendary rock of the Lorelei, picturesque villages, and the seemingly never-ending vineyards. In the afternoon, set out on a guided tour of Koblenz and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Located at the crossroads of the Rhine and Moselle Regions, and surrounded by several mountain peaks, Koblenz is a rich mosaic of culture and history. Take the funicular railway up the hill to visit the historic castle, where you'll have a magnificent view across the city and valleys. You’ll immediately understand the strategical importance of this fortress throughout history for the horizon stretches as far as the eye can see. Afterward, cruise to Pommern. Tonight is the festive gala evening.

Day 6 Cochem | Disembark | Strasbourg

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking and taking a guided tour of Cochem Castle.  Return to Strasbourg by coach.

MS Monet

Per person starting at
$2,091
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

This offer includes
-Coach transfers from Strasbourg to Basel and from Cochem to Strasbourg
- your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day
- all onboard beverages (not including the special lists)
- accommodations in a double-occupancy, climate-controlled cabin with shower in private bathroom
- onboard entertainment
- welcome cocktail
- gala evening
- assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess
- excursions mentioned in the program
- tour of Reichsburg Cochem on Day 6
- lunch on Day 6
- emergency/repatriation insurance
- all port fees.

This offer does not include
- Airfare
- Drinks from special lists or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- Personal expenses.

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