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Christmas on the Romantic Rhine

5 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: First Class

River Cruise Itinerary
DECEMBER 22: STRASBOURG in the Heart of Christmas
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 3:00 p.m. We’ll set out to discover one of the largest Christmas markets in Europe, the market in Strasbourg (transport not included.) Back on board, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. Enjoy a “Christmas Tales”-themed evening.
 
DECEMBER 23: BRAUBACH Rhine Valley and the Rock of the Lorelei
We’ll spent the morning cruising the Rheinghau region with its numerous vineyards. Once in Braubach, join us for a guided visit of Marksburg castle, which has remained intact over the centuries. Enjoy a "Christmas Carols"-themed evening.
 
DECEMBER 24: RUDESHEIM - SPEYER or WORMS and Midnight mass in the cathedral
Enjoy some free time or join us on an excursion: Guided tour of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments in Rüdesheim. The afternoon will be spent cruising towards Speyer. Tonight is our Christmas Eve evening and dinner. Midnight Mass will celebrated in Speyer or Worms (1+2).
 
DECEMBER 25: SPEYER - STRASBOURG
The whole day will be spent cruising on the Wild Rhine toward Strasbourg. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.
 
DECEMBER 26: STRASBOURG
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 10:00 a.m. 
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • The Christmas market in Strasbourg
  • The romantic Rhine Valley and the celebrated rock of the Lorelei
  • Braubach and its famous Marksburg castle
  • Rudesheim and the Drosselgasse
  • Christmas Eve dinner and wine
  • Midnight mass in Spire
  • Christmas present
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
  • Excursion to Marksburg Castle
  • Christmas present
  • Christmas Eve dinner with cocktail and wine
  • 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 Gérard Schmitter
Notes
  • For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.
  • (1) Midnight mass will be held in German.
  • (2) The transfer is only proposed when the boat is not moored near the place of worship and is only valid for a minimum of 25 persons. 
  • 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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