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Medieval Germany River Cruise

Experience more with so much included

  • Seven guided tours, including Bamberg, Würzburg, Nuremberg, Rothenburg and Mainz
  • Seven 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, including a welcome dinner and the Captain’s Dinner 
  • Live classical quartet recital on board     
  • 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 

Departures available exclusively for solo travelers

Selected departures from May to September 2020

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At a Glance
7 nights on board a 5-star ship
7 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

Following embarkation in Mainz we enjoy a leisurely start with time to explore this pretty town, with its stunning Romanesque cathedral and timber-clad buildings, at the very scenic heart of the country’s famous winelands. Our cruise along the Main with its characteristic meandering bends takes us firstly to idyllic Miltenberg, a fantastically well-preserved medieval village set against a spectacular backdrop of lush green forests and rolling hillsides. Then it’s on to delightful Wertheim, off the well-trodden tourist trail, its ancient castle standing proud over the neat, pretty houses and colourful market square below. Further delights are uncovered as we arrive in Wurzburg, the most elegant of Bavarian cities, crowned by the stunning Baroque palace, a relic of a bygone age. Take the Romantic Road to Rothenburg on our optional tour for spectacular views of the river below as it winds its way through this fairy-tale land. The beauty of Bamberg never fails to enchant as our cruise arrives in undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and historic towns in Europe. Sitting atop lush green hills, the spires of the stunning cathedral stretch to the sky above, whilst below the winding streets and quaint squares are a delight to explore. More picture perfect views  as we awake in historic Nuremberg, synonymous with the Second World War, but today an intriguing and stunning city once again with its ornate Gothic church and bustling market. 

Your Itinerary

Medieval Germany on the MS Jane Austen Video

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


 

7 night drinks package available from $159 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

You can spend your onboard credit in the spa
 

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: August 20, 2020 

Useful Information

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro
  • Deposit: $400 per person
  • Languages: German
  • Countries: Austria, Germany, Czech Republic

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. 

Low Locks and Bridges

Due to locks and low bridges along this stretch of river, the rear main part of the sun deck will be closed between Mainz and Nuremburg. The other outside areas in front of the lounge, the lido bar and the lower section of the sun deck in front of the wheel house are still accessible. 

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