Cruise along the Rhine and explore the black forest, a land where Christmas traditions are deeply rooted in history. Stroll through the aisles of the Christmas markets, beautifully illuminated and brimming with the gourmet fragrances of mulled wine and gingerbread. You will also be seduced by the heart-warming atmosphere in Colmar, a city of art and history with an exceptional heritage: join us for a memorable journey full of magical discoveries!
THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE
- Refined French cuisine - 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
- The Christmas Market in Freiburg, one of the most beautiful in Germany
- Explore Colmar and its magical Christmas market in the heart of the old town
- Christmas Spirit and traditions at the Ecomuseum of Alsace
Day 1: Strasbourg
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. Dinner tonight will be followed by an evening of entertainment.
Day 2: Strasbourg - Breisach - Freiburg (Germany) - Breisach
This morning will be spent cruising. We'll reach Breisach late this morning enjoy lunch on board. Afterwards, we'll leave for Breitnau to visit a cuckoo clock factory. We'll continue on to Freiburg to discover its Christmas Market. You'll be amazed by the incredible diversity of traditional arts and crafts to be found in the Black Forest such as blown glass and colorful wooden toys. We'll return on board in Breisach in a Christmas atmosphere. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.
Day 3: Breisach - Ecomuseum Of Alsace - Colmar - Breisach
We'll leave with our hostess towards Ungersheim. You'll get a sense of how Alsatians used to celebrate Christmas in the past at the ecomuseum of Alsace, all adorned for this very special time of year. After lunch in a restaurant, we'll continue on to Colmar where Christmas is a magical experience. The appealing scents of cinnamon and other spices will guide you through the alleyways of the five Christmas markets spread out in the shopping streets of the town. We'll return on board for an evening of entertainment. Our ship will cruise to Strasbourg through the night.
Day 4: Strasbourg
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
- Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day
- Welcome cocktail
- The excursions mentioned in the program (including transportation and guide)
- Lunch on D2 and D3
- All port fees
- All drinks
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- Transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points
- Personal expenses
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