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Gingerbread Christmas ornaments at market in Colmar, France

A Bountiful Christmas in Alsace and the Black Forest

Example 4 Day Cruise aboard MS L'Europe
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Spend your 4-day trip aboard MS L'Europe as you sail on a rountrip route from Strasbourg, Experience Christmas markets and holiday tradition in Colmar, Breisach and Freiburg. Never miss the opportunity of tasting their local wines or simply enjoy and relax while staying on this elegant river boat and its unique accommodations.
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Highlights
  • Experience the Christmas Market in Freiburg, one of the most beautiful in Germany
  • Explore Colmar and its magical Christmas market in the heart of the old town
  • Discover the Christmas Spirit and traditions at the ecomuseum of Alsace
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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: Strasbourg | Embark

Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, you will be introduced to your crew at a welcome cocktail. Dinner tonight will be followed by an evening of entertainment.

Day 2: Strasbourg | Breisach | Freiburg | Breisach

This morning will be spent cruising. You will reach Breisach late this morning and set out on a discovery tour of the Christmas Market in Freiburg with the hostess. You'll be amazed by the incredible diversity of traditional arts and crafts to be found in the Black Forest such as blown glass and colorful wooden toys. Return on board in Breisach in a Christmas atmosphere. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Day 3: Breisach | Ecomuseum of Alsace | Colmar | Breisach

You'll leave with the hostess towards Ungersheim. You'll get a sense of how Alsatians used to celebrate Christmas in the past at the ecomuseum of Alsace, all adorned for this very special time of year. After lunch in a restaurant, you'll continue on to Colmar where Christmas is a magical experience. The appealing scents of cinnamon and other spices will guide you through the alleyways of the five Christmas markets spread out in the shopping streets of the town. You'll return on board for an evening of entertainment. The ship will cruise to Strasbourg through the night. 

Day 4: Strasbourg | Disembark

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

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Main Deck-Cat A
21 cabins (19 twins, 2 cabins with a double bed) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Main Deck- Cat B
4 double cabins equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Main Deck- Cat C
2 double cabins equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Middle Deck-Cat A
27 cabins (24 twins, 2 cabins with a double bed, 1 cabin equipped for disabled with double bed). All cabins are equipped with a shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Middle Deck-Cat B
4 double cabins 1 PRM cabin equipped for disabled with double bed). All cabins are equipped with a shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Middle Deck-Cat C
4 double cabins equipped for disabled with double bed). All cabins are equipped with a shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Upper Deck-Cat A
42 cabins (40 twins, cabins with a double bed) equipped with a shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Upper Deck-Cat B
20 double cabins equipped with a 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
  • 3 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • 3 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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