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Enchanting Rhine & Yuletide Markets River Cruise

Experience more with so much included

  • Four visits and tours including guided tours of Bonn and Koblenz; and visits to Rüdesheim and Cologne
  • Four nights on board in your choice of luxury cabin or suite, with river views 
  • All meals on board from dinner on your day of arrival through to breakfast on your day of departure (except one lunch), including welcome cocktails and the Captain’s Dinner 
  • Complimentary on-board tea and coffee 
  • Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi (connection speeds may vary)  
  • Five-star service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides 
  • Services of a Riviera River Cruises cruise director and concierge 
  • No surcharges guaranteed

Selected departures in December 2019 & 2020

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At a Glance
4 nights on board a 5-star ship
4 visits & tours
Full board
Complimentary on-board tea & coffee
Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi (speeds may vary)
Expert cruise director and concierge
All port charges & taxes
 

Overview

Discover the magical ambience of Germany’s traditional Christmas markets with their host of unique, inspired gift ideas, plus the stunning Rhineland in its wintry splendour.

Cruise through the world famous and dramatic Rhine Gorge before arriving in the renowned wine town of Rüdesheim. Spend the afternoon wandering the Christmas markets of this charming spot. Explore Koblenz, dramatically situated at the confluence of the Rhine & Moselle Rivers, on a guided tour with free time to browse its lovely Christmas market. Discover Bonn on a guided tour of Germany’s historic former capital before arriving back in Cologne, where the rest of the day is free to discover one (or all) of its seven Christmas markets.

Your Itinerary

Price Includes

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin cabin with a limited number of single cabins available on all decks, at the relevant supplement. The price includes: 

  • Full board from dinner on your day of arrival until breakfast on your final day; if you choose to travel with us on any of the full day excursions by coach, a packed lunch will be provided. Anyone choosing to stay on the ship may of course have lunch in the restaurant
  • Morning/afternoon tea and coffee 
  • All visits and excursions as mentioned
  • Coach travel as mentioned
  • The services of a Riviera River Cruises cruise director and concierge

Please note that on-board Wi-Fi speeds may vary.

Your Choice of Drinks


 

4 night drinks package available from $99 per person

While we include everything you might need in our prices, we never charge for something you might not. If you prefer to pre-order your drinks, you can purchase our drinks package which offers superb value and includes a selection of drinks during lunch and dinner.

Simply relax and when it’s time to dine in the restaurant, take your pick from a range of: draught beer; non-alcoholic beer; soft drinks; juices; red, white and rosé house wines; and wine recommendations from the menu by the glass.

If you choose not to purchase a drinks package, there is a vast selection of drinks on board each ship available for individual purchase. To see an example bar list please see our dining information.

Drinks packages must be purchased by all guests in the same cabin or suite, and do not include drinks from the bar. To book the drinks package please call the reservations team. 

Special Shipboard Credit on Select Departures

Bowls of fresh olives with bottles of olive oil
 

Riviera River Cruises wants you to have an extra special vacation by covering your onboard incidentals.  You can receive up to €200 per cabin, that’s a $220 value!  Your shipboard credit can be redeemed against any onboard purchase.

Shipboard credit will be added to your booking automatically, ready for you to spend when you start your cruise.  If you've already booked a river cruise on one of these dates with us prior to this offer, don't worry; the credit has been added retroactively to your booking.

The €200 (€400 for Budapest to the Black Sea) on-board credit applies only to the departure dates specified, and is based on 2 people sharing a cabin. Sole occupancy cabins will receive €100 (€200 on Budapest to the Black Sea) on-board credit. The on-board credit can be redeemed against on-board purchases only, including gratuities, and cannot be redeemed in cash. No change will be given for any credit left unspent at the end of the cruise. We reserve the right to amend or withdraw this offer or these terms at any time.

Selected departure: December 3, 2019, December 8, 2019, December 12, 2019, December 16, 2019  

Useful Information

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro
  • Deposit: $400 per person
  • Language: German
  • Country: Germany

Mobility

We want to ensure you make the correct choice before you book your vacation with us. If you have any concerns regarding the suitability of the vacation due to reduced mobility we would encourage you to contact us to discuss these concerns. 

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