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Traditional Dutch windmills from the channel Rotterdam. Holland

Holland and the Romantic Rhine Valley

Example 7 Day Cruise aboard MS Beethoven
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Embark on MS Beethoven and sail 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(3), home to Van Gogh's second largest collection. Enjoy a perfectly combined cruise between nature and culture.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Amsterdam | Embark
Day 2 : Amsterdam
Day 3 : Nijmegen | Krefeld
Day 4 : Cologne | Koenigswinter
Day 5 : Koenigswinter | Rudesheim
Day 6 : Mannheim | Heidelberg
Day 7 : Strasbourg | Disembark

Highlights

  • Sail along the most beautiful section of the Rhine River
  • See the harmonious disposition of the flower beds in the Keukenhof gardens
  • Tour the Kröller MÜller museum, home to the works of great modern painters
  • Visit Amsterdam's city center and stroll around the Red Light District

Ship

MS Beethoven

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Traditional Dutch windmills from the channel Rotterdam. Holland La Petite district in Strasbourg Cologne, Germany Enjoy the parks of Amsterdam Western Church with water canal view in Amsterdam

Day 1 Amsterdam | Embark

Board MS Beethoven in the early afternoon in Amsterdam. Enjoy a delightful lunch on board and set off to discover Dam Square with your host/hostess. Attend to the welcome drink and presentation of the crew. After dinner, get off the ship for a guided riverboat tour of the enchanting Amsterdam by night.

*Passengers will choose either the Classic or Discovery package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.

Day 2 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today's excursions are:

Classic: Guided tour of Amsterdam in the historic heart of this beautiful capital city.

Discovery: Bike tour of Amsterdam. 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. The ship cruises to Nijmegen through the night.

Day 3 Nijmegen | Krefeld

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today's excursions are:

Classic: Visit the Kröller Müller museum.

Discovery: Enjoy a great bike ride through the De Hoge Veluwe National Park.

Day 4 Cologne | Koenigswinter

  • 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 | Rudesheim

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The ship will cruise during the morning. When you arrive in Rüdesheim, depart by tourist train and stop at a wine tasting cellar, followed by a visit to the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments.

Day 6 Mannheim | Heidelberg

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning sail to Mannheim. In the afternoon, join a coach excursion to visit Heidelberg, symbol of German Romanticism. Go back on board for a gala evening, and continue cruising to Strasbourg. 

Day 7 Strasbourg | Disembark

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

MS Beethoven

Per person starting at
$2,011
MS Beethoven
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Main Deck
21 cabins (19 twins, 2 cabins with a double bed) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Beethoven
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Middle Deck
27 cabins (24 twins, 2 cabins with a double bed, 1 cabin equipped for disabled with double bed). All cabins are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins aboard the MS Beethoven
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Upper Deck
42 cabins (40 twins, 2 cabins with a double bed) 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

his offer includes:
- All meals from dinner the D1 to breakfast 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
- Onboard entertainment
- Assistance from an onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
- Welcome cocktail
- Excursions mentioned in the program
- Gala dinner and evening
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees
-Excursions for the Classic or Discovery package. Passengers will need to choose one package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.

This offer does not include:
- Drinks on the wine list
- Champagne at the bar
- Drinks 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.
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