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Cologne's famous cathedral at sunset from the Rhine.

Holland and the Romantic Rhine Valley

Amsterdam-Strasbourg - Example 7 Day Cruise aboard MS Gérard Schmitter
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On this 7-day cruise of the romantic Rhine River, visit quaint villages, beautiful gardens, lush vineyards and towering castles, all from the comfort of the MS Gérard Schmitter as you cruise from Amsterdam to Strasbourg. You will also have chances to dive into history and art at museums and explore some of Holland's most iconic architecture. From Amsterdam to Strasbourg, sail along the Rhine and discover the world's largest flower garden at the Hoge Veluwe Nature Park, not forgetting the Kröller Müller Museum, home to Van Gogh's second largest collection. Enjoy a perfectly combined cruise between nature and culture.
Visit unique European townsSchloss Neuschwanstein overlooks the green countrysideA building sits in the middle of the riverVisit charming PassauCologne's famous cathedral at sunset from the Rhine.
Highlights
  • Cruise along the romantic Rhine, passing Koblenz and the Lorelei rock
  • Stroll at the world famous open-air restaurants and taverns of Drosselgasse
  • Stop at the Kröller Müller museum, home of Picasso and Van Gogh's paintings
  • Observe the architectural treasures of Amsterdam's historic heart
Activity Level: Relaxed
Involves minimal physical effort and is typically associated with leisurely activities. Activities are low-intensity or last less than a few hours each day.
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Day 1: Amsterdam, Netherlands | Embark

Passengers are welcome to board the ship in Amsterdam at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, you'll meet your crew at a welcome cocktail. Join an excursion for both packages: Canal boat tour of enchanting Amsterdam at night.

Day 2: Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Amsterdam in the historic heart of this beautiful capital city.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour of Amsterdam. You'll be able to explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites.
In the afternoon, visit the Keukenhof Gardens. Outside the opening dates of the park, excursion to Volendam and the Zaanse Schans. The evening is free to do as you please. Your ship will cruise to Nijmegen through the night.

Day 3: Nijmegen | Krefeld, Netherlands

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Visit to the Kröller Müller museum.
DISCOVERY: Enjoy a great bike ride through the De Hoge Veluwe National Park.

Day 4: Krefeld | Cologne | Koenigswinter, Germany

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The morning will be spent cruising. The afternoon is free to do as you please, or take a tour of the old sections of Cologne.

Day 5: Koenigswinter | Rüdesheim, Germany

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The ship will cruise during the morning. When you arrive in Rüdesheim, 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.

Day 6: Rüdesheim | Mannheim, Germany

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join an excursion for both packages: Visit of Heidelberg. Tonight is your gala dinner and evening.

Day 7: Strasbourg, France | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.

Ship/Hotel

MS Gérard Schmitter

Cabins aboard the MS Gérard Schmitter
Cabins aboard the MS Gérard Schmitter
MS Gérard Schmitter cruising along the Rhine River

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$2,415
Rates are dynamic and fluctuate based on capacity. Contact us for a specific quote.
Cabins aboard the MS Gérard Schmitter
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Main Deck-Cat A
25 cabins (18 twins, 7 cabins with a double bed) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Gérard Schmitter
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Main Deck- Cat B
4 double cabins -equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Gérard Schmitter
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Main Deck- Cat C
9 double cabins -equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Gérard Schmitter
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Middle Deck-Cat A
21 cabins (16 twins, 4 cabins with a double bed, 1 cabin equipped of disabled with double bed). All cabins are equipped with a shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Gérard Schmitter
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Middle Deck-Cat B
4 double cabins 1 PRM cabin -equipped of disabled with double bed). All cabins are equipped with a shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Gérard Schmitter
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Upper Deck-Cat A
41 cabins (39 twins, 2 cabins with a double bed) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Gérard Schmitter
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Upper Deck-Cat B
23 double cabins -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
Included
  • 6 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 6 Dinners
  • 6 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Access to a 24-7 Emergency line while traveling
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • Double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom
  • Excursions included in the package selected
  • All port fees
Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Drinks from the special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance

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