Legendary Rhine & Moselle

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$6,199*
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DepartsBasel
On21 Oct 2018
ToEurope
For12 nights
WithUniworld River Cruises
On BoardRiver Queen

12 night cruise sailing from Basel aboard the River Queen.

Description

Travel through five remarkable countries along the legendary Rhine and vineyard-rich Moselle rivers. Explore the riches of five magnificent countries while sailing two brilliant waterways on this remarkable journey. Cruise along the Rhine and Moselle rivers, punctuated with striking castles and charming towns, through The Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, France and Switzerland, sampling the highlights along the way. Enjoy amazing museums, ancient Roman ruins and exclusive visits to renowned local wine estates, all with astonishing landscapes framing every moment. Discover extraordinary Roman ruins, romantic castle-dotted shores, and lively cities. Revel in the unmatched beauty of the Moselle and Rhine rivers. Explore the delights of five nations and savor the best these regions have to offer. Step into the pages of a fairytale as you walk through the cobblestone streets of postcard-perfect towns such as Cochem, Bernkastel, Rüdesheim, and Colmar. Cruise along the historic canals of vibrant Amsterdam and picturesque Strasbourg. “Go active” with a hike to the 12th-century Thurant Castle and meet the castle keeper on a private tour. Take in the grand landmarks of Cologne, Trier, and Speyer, and visit a host of renowned museums. Gain an insiders’ perspective on—and an appreciation for—the region’s flavors with tastings of elegant Rieslings in the Alsatian villages of Kayserberg and Riquewihr, the only area in France permitted to grow these grapes. At exclusive visits to the Ediger-Eller village and Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler wine estate, you’ll experience exceptional examples of Riesling wine in the region of Germany that makes the best: the Mosel. Art, history, architecture, and ravishing landscapes—as you cruise the breathtaking Moselle and the romantic Rhine, you’ll have time to enjoy them all.

Inclusions

  • Outside from:
    $6199
    13 Day Europe River Cruise departing Basel.
  • 12 Nights accommodation staying onboard the regal River Queen in a Category 5 Cabin.
  • 12 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches, 12 Dinners including Captain's Welcome Gala and Farewell Dinners.
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water.
  • 12 Days of excursions, including "Choice Is Yours" options, fully hosted by English-speaking local guides.
  • An experienced Cruise Manager and attentive, all English-speaking staff.
  • Guided "Do as the Locals Do", "Village Day" & "Gentle Walking" programs.
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all shore excursions during your cruise.
  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks throughout your cruise.
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment.
  • Cultural enrichment including Signature Lecture.
  • Scheduled airport transfers on arrival and departure days.
  • All gratuities for all onboard and onshore services.
  • FREE Internet and Wi-Fi.
  • BONUS Solo Saving Offer, Save $3,700* per person

Itinerary

Date
Location
21 Oct 18
Basel
22 Oct 18
Breisach
23 Oct 18
Strasbourg
24 Oct 18
Speyer
25 Oct 18
Rudesheim
25 Oct 18
Cruising the romantic Rhine
25 Oct 18
Boppard
26 Oct 18
Cochem
27 Oct 18
Cruising the Moselle River
27 Oct 18
Trier
27 Oct 18
Luxembourg
28 Oct 18
Trier
28 Oct 18
Cruising the Moselle River
29 Oct 18
Bernkastel
29 Oct 18
Cruising the Moselle River
30 Oct 18
Koblenz
31 Oct 18
Cologne
01 Nov 18
Amsterdam
02 Nov 18
Amsterdam
River Queen
Uniworld River Cruises

Designed to resemble a 1930s steamship with an art deco themed interior, the River Queen is one of the most unique cruise ships in Europe. Painted in shades of sky blue with white accents, all three decks of this vessel feature classic styling details and modern amenities.

The ship is managed by Uniworld River Cruises, and houses 60 staterooms and 4 suites, all of which are fitted with a built-in closet, hair dryer, flat-screen television and private bathroom. Fresh bottled water is provided daily, and travellers can get a good night’s sleep in hotel-style beds with European duvets. A fitness centre, guest library, full-service bar and several lounge areas can also be found on board.

To learn more about the River Queen and European river cruises, call Cruiseabout on 1300 769 228 to speak with one of our expert consultants. We can assist you with bookings, accommodation, flights and travel insurance.

Facilities

Food and Drink: 24-Hour Tea and Coffee Bar, Bar, Coffee Bar, Restaurant.
Other: Boutique, Elevator, Ironing Room, Laundry Service, Reception.
Fitness: Fitness Center.
Technology: Internet.
Recreational: Library.
Relaxation: Sun Deck.

Dining

With antique artwork and art deco tables and chairs, the design of the River Queen’s restaurant was clearly inspired by popular style trends of the 1930s. All meals are provided in this opulent setting, and guests can choose from a menu made up of both regional and international dishes. Staff may arrange for some meals to take place on the Sun Deck, but spaces are limited. If alfresco dining is available, guests can book a table once on board the ship.
Quick Stats
Cruise Line Uniworld River Cruises
Passenger Capacity 128
Length 361
Launched 1st Jan 1999
Cruiseabout
Solo Saving $3,700*
FromBasel
On21 Oct 2018
ToEurope
For12 nights
WithUniworld River Cruises
OnRiver Queen
From
$6,199* total price
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