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International Lyceum of Pontonniers in Strasbourg

The Valleys of the Neckar, the Romantic Rhine, the Moselle and the Saar

Example 7 Day Cruise aboard MS Leonard De Vinci
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Discover the magic of four rivers: the enchanting Neckar, the romantic Rhine, the picturesque Moselle, and the Saar with its pristine landscapes, on this 7-day cruise aboard the MS Leonard De Vinci. Begin your adventure with a tour of Old Strasbourg at night in a canal boat, then enjoy some free time in the medieval Heidelberg, taste the famous wines of the region, observe the castles and medieval villages set amidst the renowned Rhine vineyards, and much more!

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Strasbourg | Embark
Day 2 : Mannheim | Heidelberg | Eberbach
Day 3 : Rüdesheim | Drosselgasse
Day 4 : Cochem
Day 5 : Bernkastel | Trier
Day 6 : Trier | Saarbrucken
Day 7 : Saarbrucken | Disembark

Highlights

  • Join a train excursion of Rüdesheim and tour the Mechanical Music Museum
  • Stop in Cochem's castle, a marvelous example of flamboyant Gothic style
  • Set off on a guided tour of Trier and discover the town and its Roman ruins
  • Sail up the Saar River while viewing the magnificent landscape

Ship

MS Leonard De Vinci

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

International Lyceum of Pontonniers in Strasbourg Visit the chraming Heidelberg Mechanical Music Cabinet Museum Discover the famous wine town of Bernkastel Explore the small medieval town of Cochem

Day 1 Strasbourg | Embark

Board the MS Leonard De Vinci in the end of the afternoon in Strasbourg. Settle in your cabin and attend to the crew introduction over a welcome cocktail. Enjoy a delightful dinner on board followed by a tour of Old Strasbourg at night in a canal boat (depending on availability). Depart to Mannheim during the night. 

Day 2 Mannheim | Heidelberg | Eberbach

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Arrive in Mannheim and set off on an excursion to Heidelberg. Famous all around the world, Heidelberg is the town of love stories. Return on board and cruise to Eberbach. Enjoy some free time in this medieval city, located in the Neckartal-Odenwald Nature Park. Then, get back on board for an evening of entertainment.

Day 3 Rüdesheim | Drosselgasse

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cruise to Rüdesheim early in the morning. Once you have arrived join a tourist train excursion, tasting of the famous wines of the region, followed by a guided tour of the mechanical music cabinet museum. Then, enjoy a free evening in the Drosselgasse, famed for its numerous cafés, bars and music.

Day 4 Cochem

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning cruise on the most beautiful section of the romantic Rhine. Observe the castles and medieval villages set amidst the renowned Rhine vineyards, and also at the legendary Lorelei rock, nestled along the banks of the meandering river. Cruise up the Moselle and arrive in Cochem, a small medieval town. Join a guided tour of the castle, a marvelous example of flamboyant gothic style, and enjoy a free evening in the town.

Day 5 Bernkastel | Trier

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the day sailing through exceptional landscapes and discover a multitude of small, legendary villages with their vines and castles. Stop in Bernkastel, the "Pearl of the Moselle". Continue cruising toward Trier and enjoy an evening of entertainment on board. 

Day 6 Trier | Saarbrucken

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today set off on a guided tour of Trier, and discover the town and its Roman ruins. Return on board in Saarburg and cruise to Saarbrücken: sail up the Saar River while viewing the magnificent landscape made up of numerous successive meanders through deep forests. Enjoy your gala evening on board before you arrive in Saarbrücken. 

Day 7 Saarbrucken | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast before you disembark in the morning.

MS Leonard De Vinci

Per person starting at
$1,829
Cabins aboard the MS Leonard De Vinci
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Main Deck
49 cabins on the main deck (43 twins, 3 single cabins, 2CU cabins, 1 suite) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe. Cabin size: 129 sq. ft.
Cabins aboard the MS Leonard De Vinci
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Upper Deck
23 cabins (twins) on the upper deck, equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe. Cabin size: 129 sq. ft.

Notes

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

For the safety of passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. 

This offer includes:
- Transfer by coach from Saarbrücken to Strasbourg
- All meals from dinner the D1 to breakfast and lunch on D7
- Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
- Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
- Excursions mentioned in the program
- Onboard entertainment
- Assistance from an onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
- Welcome cocktail
- Gala dinner and evening
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees

This offer does not include:
- Drinks on the wine list, champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- Personal expenses

Formalities:
Valid passport compulsory. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate. Please note: Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the last day of your travels.

Included

  • 6 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 6 Dinners
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