From Basel to Amsterdam, embark on a cruise rich in history and authenticity. Admire the beauty of the Rhine Falls before discovering historic monuments through cities such as Haarlem or Colmar and its Unterlinden museum. You can take a stroll to the Arnhem Open Air Museum, which reveals a 100-year-old story.
THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE
- 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
- Prepaid Classic Sightseeing package
- From the Three Countries Bridge to Holland, discover a unique blend of nature and culture
- Basel and its rich cultural offer
- Colmar and the Unterlinden Museum(3)
- Haarlem, the golden age of the 17th century
- This cruise exists with a biking-adapted program, ref. BEA_BIK
Day 1: Basel
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 before dinner.
Day 2: Breisach
This morning, join us on an included excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Breisach and wine tasting*. This afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided tour of Colmar and the Unterlinden Museum(3). DISCOVERY: Bike tour of the Kaiserstuhl, a range of hills perfect for cycling amateurs. Our tour will take us through exceptional landscapes, orchards, small medieval villages and along the Rhine. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.
Day 3: Breisach - Strasbourg
We'll arrive in Strasbourg early this afternoon. Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided tour of the European capital. DISCOVERY: Bird's eye view of Strasbourg from the top of the cathedral. Enjoy an evening of dancing as our ship starts sailing towards Mainz.
Day 4: Mainz - Koblenz
Join us for the optional excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided tour of Mainz and the Gutenberg Museum (closed on Mondays.) DISCOVERY: Touring the Rhineland vineyards. We'll return on board and cruise up the most beautiful part of the Rhine River towards Koblenz, passing numerous castles as well as the infamous Lorelei Rock along the way. This evening, join our hostess for a tour of the city.
Day 5: Koblenz - Cologne - Dãœsseldorf
We'll depart for Cologne, reaching it later this morning. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Cologne on foot. Our tour will allow you to wonder at the majestic cathedral, the old town as well as the famous Fragrance Museum (exterior only.) Enjoy time at leisure in the city before we head back to the ship in Düsseldorf by coach. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.
Day 6: Dãœsseldorf - Xanten - Nijmegen - Amsterdam
Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of the open-air museum in Arnhem. Meanwhile, our ship cruises towards Nijmegen where we'll board it again after our tour. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.
Day 7: Amsterdam
This morning, join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided panoramic tour of Amsterdam and visit to a diamond merchant's. DISCOVERY: Bike tour of Amsterdam in search of its most secret and unique locations. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit the Keukenhof Gardens(1). Outside the opening dates of the park, guided tour of Haarlem.
Day 8: Amsterdam
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 - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees - prepaid classic sightseeing package
Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.
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