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From Brussels to Vienna Through Belgium, the Netherlands, the Romantic Rhine, the Main & the Danube

20 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
DAY 1 BRUSSELS
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. The evening is free to do as you please.
 
DAY 2 BRUSSELS - ANTWERP
This morning, join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Brussels and tasting of chocolate. Afternoon spent cruising to Antwerp, reaching it in the evening. Enjoy time on your own or join our hostess for a discovery tour of the town.
 
DAY 3 ANTWERP - ROTTERDAM
We'll spend the whole day cruising towards Rotterdam, sailing up the Scheldt River, crossing the border between Belgium and the Netherlands, and travelling though the Volkerak and Kreekak locks. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.
 
DAY 4 ROTTERDAM - AMSTERDAM
Morning spent cruising to Utrecht. The afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit of The Hague and its inner courtyards. Return on board in Amsterdam. The evening is free to do as you please.
 
DAY 5 AMSTERDAM
This morning, join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Amsterdam and visit to a diamond merchant's. This afternoon, enjoy time on your own or take part in our excursion for both packages: Volendam and Zaanse Schans. We'll return to Amsterdam by coach. Tonight's our gala dinner and evening.
 
DAY 6 AMSTERDAM
After buffet breakfast on board, enjoy time and lunch on your own today to discover Amsterdam at your own pace! Feel free to go shopping or visit some of the most famous museums such as the Rijksmuseum, Madame Tussauds or the Anne Frank House (entrance fees, guides, lunch and transfers not included). We'll board again at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. In the evening, join us on an excursion for both packages: Canal boat tour of enchanting Amsterdam at night. Discover the channels that reflect the history of this unique city.
 
DAY 7 AMSTERDAM
This morning, join us for the excursions proposed:
 
CLASSIC : Enjoy free time in Amsterdam.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour of Amsterdam. You'll be able to explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites.
 
In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: the Keukenhof Floral Gardens. Outside the opening dates of the park, enjoy free time in Amsterdam. The evening is free to do as you please. Our ship will sail to Nijmegen through the night.
 
DAY 8 AMSTERDAM - NIJMEGEN - KREFELD
This morning, join us for the excursions proposed:
 
CLASSIC: Visit to the Kröller Müller museum.
DISCOVERY: Enjoy a great bike ride through the De Hoge Veluwe National Park.
 
We'll spend this afternoon sailing towards Krefeld, reaching it in the evening.
 
DAY 9 KREFELD - COLOGNE - KOENIGSWINTER
The morning will be spent cruising to Cologne. Take advantage of some free time this afternoon or join our hostess for a tour of the old sections of Cologne. We'll then sail on to Koenigswinter. The evening is free to do as you please.
 
DAY 10 KOENIGSWINTER - RÜDESHEIM
Our ship will cruise to Rüdesheim this morning. This afternoon, enjoy some free time in Rüdesheim or join us on an excursion for both packages: Depart by tourist train and stop at a wine tasting cellar*, followed by a visit to the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments. Tonight, feel free to amble down the Drosselgasse, famous for its numerous bands and cafes.
 
DAY 11 RÜDESHEIM - MANNHEIM
We'll cruise to Mannheim this morning. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit of Heidelberg. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening. We'll sail to Strasbourg through the night.
 
DAY 12 STRASBOURG
After buffet breakfast on board, take advantage of free time today to discover Strasbourg at your own pace (lunch not included). We'll board again at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. Our ship will sail towards Mainz.
 
DAY 13 MAINZ - FRANKFURT
We'll reach Mainz in the morning and tour the city with our hostess cruising on towards Frankfurt. This afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: guided tour of Frankfurt and ascent of the Main Tower. We'll return on board and sail towards Miltenberg.
 
DAY 14 MILTENBERG - WERTHEIM
We'll stop over in Miltenberg early in the morning. The morning is free to do as you please, to visit this peaceful town with its market place lined with half-timbered houses. We'll cruise towards Wertheim. Enjoy some free time exploring the town on your own before returning to the ship.
 
DAY 15 WERTHEIM - WURZBURG
Our ship will begin to cruise early this morning towards Karlstadt. This afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: A visit of Würzburg, famous for its Baroque-style palace. We'll return on board and cruise to Schweinfurt. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.
 
DAY 16 SCHWEINFURT - ROTHENBURG - BAMBERG
We'll cruise along the Main in the early morning before reaching Schweinfurt. Join us on an excursion for both packages: A guided tour of 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. It is one of the most beautiful towns on the historic Romantic Road. We'll return on board and continue on to Bamberg. Enjoy onboard entertainment.
 
DAY 17 BAMBERG - NUREMBERG - MUHLHAUSEN
Our ship will sail on the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal. We'll arrive in Nuremberg early this afternoon. Join us on an excursion for both packages: tour of the city, a melting pot of cultural highlights. Its old town and market place are surrounded with Gothic-style buildings and half-timbered houses. We'll get to taste the local specialty - gingerbread. We'll return to the ship during the afternoon and cruise to Muhlhausen in the evening. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.
 
DAY 18 MUHLHAUSEN - REGENSBURG
We'll cruise towards Kelheim. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Regensburg, the fourth biggest town in Bavaria and a major industrial hub for giant firms such as BMW, Siemens and Triumph. We'll return on board in Regensburg and cruise towards Passau. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.
 
DAY 19 REGENSBURG - PASSAU
Upon reaching Passau, enjoy time on your own or join our hostess for a tour of the town. Afterwards, we'll return to the ship and cruise towards Vienna. Tonight's our gala dinner and evening. Our ship will sail through the night.
 
DAY 20 PASSAU - VIENNA
We'll reach Vienna in the early morning. Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services. 
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • Discover the must-see sites of Belgium, Holland and the Romantic Rhine Valley in one cruise
  • Journey trough authenticity and a diversity of peoples and cultures along the Main and the Danube
  • Brussels, capital of Belgian chocolate
  • Royal history in The Hague
  • Amsterdam and its unique atmosphere
  • The unique Keukenhof Gardens
  • Rüdesheim and its Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments
  • Romantic Heidelberg
  • Miltenberg, the pearl of the Main
  • Travel back in time in Würzburg
  • Rothenburg and its medieval authenticity
  • Soak up German history in Nuremberg
All This Included
From Brussels to Vienna via Amsterdam and Cologne, cruise through Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany in search of their hidden treasures. Discover the breath-taking beauty of Brussels, the Belgian capital, and the many international organizations at The Hague. Travel to the heart of iconic places such as Volendam, a former fishing village on the Ijsselmeer, and Zaanse Schans. Enjoy a perfectly combined cruise between nature and culture.
 
  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Modigliani
Notes
  • For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.
  • Depending on available mooring, the stopover at Krefeld can be replaced with a stopover at Duisburg.
  • Except on Mondays: optional visit of the Dutch open-air museum in Arnhem. 
  • The Keukenhof Floral Gardens are open from March 26th to May 17th, 2020.
  • 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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