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Along the Danube and the Rhine - Following the Romantic Road 2018

9 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
DAY 1: VIENNA
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 4:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Our ship will begin to sail towards Passau.
 
DAY 2: VIENNA - PASSAU
We’ll cross the Strudengau and Nibelungengau regions, the most beautiful part of the Danube. Enjoy an afternoon of dancing on board before arriving in Passau. The afternoon is free to do as you please or join our host/hostess for a tour of the town. A university town with a rich musical and theatrical heritage, Passau's beautiful baroque buildings and romantic narrow streets are unforgettable. We’ll return on board and continue our cruise to Regensburg.
 
DAY 3: PASSAU - REGENSBURG - NUREMBERG
Morning, our ship will sail towards Regensburg. We’ll arrive early afternoon in Regensburg, the fourth biggest town in Bavaria and a major industrial hub for giant firms such as BMW, Siemens and Triumph. Join us for the excursion proposed: A tour of of the city. After our tour, we’ll return to the ship in Kelheim. Enjoy an evening of entertainment. Our ship will sail towards Nuremberg through the night.
 
DAY 4: NUREMBERG - ROTHENBURG - BAMBERG
We'll arrive in Nuremberg early this morning. Join us for the excursion proposed: A guided visit of the city. “The Treasure Chest of the German Empire”, the old town, is clustered around the old market square: Gothic buildings, half-timbered houses and townhouses. During our visit, you'll be able to taste the well-known local delicacy: Nuremberg gingerbread. After our tour, we’ll return to the ship in Erlangen for lunch. Our afternoon will be spent cruising with entertainment and activities provided on board. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.
 
DAY 5: BAMBERG - ROTHENBURG - WURZBURG
Morning, our ship will sail towards Schweinfurt. Once we arrive, join us for the excursion proposed: Rothenburg, a magnificent walled town set up high on the hills over the river - its narrow streets lined with picturesque half-timbered houses and workshops. We’ll return on board in Gerlachshausen and our cruise will continue to Würzburg.
 
DAY 6: WURTZBURG - WERTHEIM
Join us for the excursion proposed: A tour of Würzburg (residence of the Prince-Bishops), nestled in a beautiful, hilly location on the river and possessing a wealth of history. Our ship will continue on to Karlstad, where we'll board it again at the end of the morning. The afternoon will be spent to sailing towards Wertheim.
 
DAY 7: WERTHEIM - MILTENBERG - ASCHAFFENBURG
Arriving in Miltenberg. In the morning, join us for a tour of Miltenberg with your host/hostess and discover this charming, very typical German village: the market square, half-timbered houses, the Main Street and former Town Hall all ensure Miltenberg deserves its nickname of "Pearl of the Main". Afternoon, our ship will sail towards Aschaffenburg.
 
DAY 8: ASCHAFFENBURG - FRANKFURT - MAINZ
Arriving in Frankfurt. Join us for the excursion proposed: A visit of the city also known as "Mainhattan": the nickname was given because of the river that crosses it as well as the town's status of largest financial center in continental Europe. A panoramic tour will allow you to go up the Main Tower, the most famous all-glass skyscraper in the city. We’ll return on board and continue our cruise to Mainz. Mainz lies at the confluence of the Rhine and the Main is a perfect blend of past and present. Arriving at the end of the afternoon, join us for a discovery tour of the town with our onboard host/hostess. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner. Our ship will sail towards Strasbourg through the night.
 
DAY 9: MAINZ - STRASBOURG
Morning, our ship will sail towards Strasbourg. There will be entertainment and activities on board. We’ll cruise the Rhone-Rhine Canal, passing through the locks in Iffezheim and Gambsheim, arriving in Strasbourg at 2:00 p.m. End of our services.
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • The Danube, river of people and cultures
  • The Main and its many different natural attractions
  • The Rhine and its great and diverse landscapes and scenery
  • Regensburg, in the heart of Bavaria, one of the oldest towns in Germany
  • Nuremberg, attractive and medieval, 2nd largest town in Bavaria after Munich
  • Rothenburg, medieval city with preserved city walls and renowned Franconian wine – an un-missable stop along the Romantic Road
  • Wurzburg, starting point of the famous Romantic Road created by the Romans
  • Miltenberg, historic old town with half-timbered houses and the oldest German inn
  • Frankfurt, often called Mainhattan, 3rd best city for business in Europe
  • Mainz, ancient Roman city and birthplace of Gutenberg
All This Included
  • Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day 
  • Drinks included in this price are water, wine, beer, fruit juices during the meal and coffee after both lunch and dinner for meals eaten on the ship
  • Drinks from the bar, except for champagne or wines from our special list 
  • Double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom 
  • Excursions included in the package selected 
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess 
  • Welcome cocktail 
  • Gala dinner 
  • Onboard entertainment 
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance 
  • All port fees
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Beethoven
Notes
  • For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.



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