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Enchanting Alsace, Switzerland, the Romantic Rhine Valley, and the Moselle River

BASEL - BREISACH - MANNHEIM - RÜDESHEIM - COCHEM

Cruise the magic Moselle River and enjoy the gentle waters of the Romantic Rhine Valley on this exceptional cruise from Cochem to Basel. Let yourself be whisked away by the meandering waters and discover the steep cliffs, majestic castles, and impressive vineyards in an area teeming with history. Along the Wine Route, you’ll explore traditional villages with hidden secrets, as well as Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle perched on a peak in the Vosges Mountains. And who could forget Koblenz and Rüdesheim, known for its wines and cafés, or Heidelberg, one of the most romantic cities in Germany?

Trip code : BCO

Duration : 6 days

Destination : Strasbourg - BASEL - BREISACH - MANNHEIM - RÜDESHEIM - COCHEM

Travel Dates :2022

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 onboard
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Basel(1), “the place to be” on the Rhine
  • Discover the treasures of Alsace(1):
    • Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle
    • The Wine Route in Alsace
    • Strasbourg, capital of Europe
  • The romantic Rhine and picturesque Moselle
  • Heidelberg(1), the most romantic city in Germany
  • Koblenz(1) and the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
  • The Reichsburg Cochem

DAY 1

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight we’ll enjoy dinner and an evening of activities on board. We'll remain in port in Basel for the night.
We’ll spend the morning on an optional guided visit of Basel. We’ll discover the city’s old town and its various passages and medieval monuments such as the cathedral—the city’s hallmark—the marketplace, and the bright red town hall. We’ll spend the afternoon cruising to Breisach and enjoy an Alsatian-themed evening on board.
Join us for an optional excursion on the Alsatian Wine Route (lunch included). Our first stop will be Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle, where we’ll enjoy a guided tour plunging us into life during the Middle Ages. Afterwards, we’ll travel along the Alsatian Wine Route and stop at a wine cellar for a tasting*. The afternoon will be dedicated to guided tour of Strasbourg. Our ship will cruise to Mannheim overnight.
Join us today for an optional excursion to Heidelberg, the most romantic city in Germany. We’ll then spend the afternoon cruising to Rüdesheim. The famous Drosselgasse with its numerous cafés, bars, and music awaits you tonight!
We’ll spend the morning cruising the romantic Rhine River. In the afternoon, we’ll set out on an optional guided tour of Koblenz and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Located at the crossroads of the Rhine and Moselle Regions, and surrounded by several mountain peaks, Koblenz is a rich mosaic of culture and history. Afterwards, we'll begin to cruise to Pommern. Tonight is our festive gala evening.

DAY 6

Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9 a.m. End of our services.

***Important Note***

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Coach transfers from Strasbourg to Basel and from Cochem to Strasbourg - your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - all onboard beverages (not including the special lists) - accommodations in a double-occupancy, climate-controlled cabin with shower in private bathroom - onboard entertainment - welcome cocktail - gala evening - assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess - tour of Reichsburg Cochem on Day 6 - Lunch on Day 6 - emergency/repatriation insurance -  all port fees.

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2022

Included in tour package: Guided tour of Basel Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle, the Wine Route and Strasbourg Guided tour of Heidelberg and its castle (outdoor) Guided tour of Koblenz and the Ehrenb

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 431 AUD

On-board : 504 AUD

1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Basel- 2022

We'll travel by coach to the city center for a guided foot tour of Basel. While strolling, you'll discover the longstanding Grossbasel section and its numerous passages and medieval monuments:

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 83 AUD

On-board : 93 AUD

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AM
Guided tour of Heidelberg and its castle (outdoor)- 2023

We'll leave from Mannheim by coach and head towards Heidelberg. This cosmopolitan, friendly, and vibrant city is made up of 15 distinct neighborhoods and is particularly attractive to families, st

DURATION 04:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 102 AUD

On-board : 113 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Koblenz and the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress- 2023

Departure for a guided tour of Koblenz. In the very heart of the picturesque regions around the Rhine and Moselle, Koblenz is surrounded by four low Rhineland mountain ranges and offers visitors a ric

DURATION hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 75 AUD

On-board : 83 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
DAY
Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle, the Wine Route and Strasbourg- 2022

During this all-day excursion, you’ll crisscross Alsace and discover its most-important sites. You’ll visit Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle, which dominates the valley. Built in the 17th century,

DURATION 10:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 211 AUD

On-board : 234 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Visit of the castle of Cochem- 2023

Transfer to Cochem castle by minibus in groups of about 25 passengers. The Reichsburg is built on a remarkable site, a steep vine-covered hill overlooking the Moselle. Guided tour of this magnificent

DURATION 01:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 38 AUD

On-board : 43 AUD

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