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Holland & The Classic Rhine

Europe
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Board Basis: Mixed Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TJUSSKAST

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Air

Amsterdam's picturesque canals and historic Diamond District are just two of the gems to discover in this laid-back city. Further ports of call include Cologne and Rüdesheim as you sail along the romantic Rhine.

Amsterdam's picturesque canals and historic Diamond District are just two of the gems to discover in this laid-back city. Further ports of call include Cologne and Rüdesheim as you sail along the romantic Rhine.

PRICE FROM ? £1699 per person
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What's Included

  • ​The services of a Just You Tour Manager & Local Guide 
  • Return scheduled flights from Heathrow with British Airways or similar scheduled airline overseas transfers
  • 6 nights' accommodation on board 4 and 4* premium ships
  • All meals on board: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 6 dinners 
  • All inclusive drinks (excluding Champagne & selected wines)
  • Captain's welcome reception & drink
  • Farewell gala dinner 
  • Complimentary wi-fi on board 
  • A full programme of optional shore excursions
  • Porterage

Not Included

Itinerary

  • Day 1 UK to Amsterdam
  • ​Fly to Amsterdam today, where you'll board your ship. Settle into your cabin and meet the ship's crew over a drink with your travelling companions before dinner. Later, you might choose to board a boat for an optional tour of the city via its canals.
  • Day 2 Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam is home to picturesque canals, world-renowned museums and many architectural treasures. On our optional guided tour this morning discover the De Rieker Windmill, which has featured in many of embrandt's paintings, and head to the Diamond District. Before heading back to the ship, we also visit the floating flower market.

    This afternoon you can opt to visit Volendam, a charming fishing village, where we'll visit a cheese factory to see how Gouda cheese is made. We then head to Zaanse Schans open-air museum.  After dinner, an optional stroll around Amsterdam's Red Light District will introduce you to one of the city's oldest and most beautiful areas, not to mention its most notorious.

  • Day 3 Nijmegen and Krefeld
  • En route to Nijmegen, we'll stop at the Kröller Müller Museum. Located in Hoge Veluwe National Park, it houses many works by Van Gogh, Picasso, Monet and more. We then set sail for Krefeld, where we arrive this evening.

  • Day 4 Cologne and Koenigswinter
  • ​We'll pass famous German towns including Düsseldorf as we sail to Cologne, enjoying lunch as we go. On arrival join our optional tour of this picturesque city, located on both sides of the Rhine, which is home to a famous cathedral and a wonderfully historic centre. This evening the ship sails to Kœnigswinter for an overnight mooring. 
  • Day 5 Koenigswinter and Rüdesheim
  • ​This morning we'll enjoy spectacular scenery of vine-clad slopes and striking castles as we pass Koblenz and the mighty Lorelei Rock. On arrival in Rüdesheim, why not join a shore excursion to discover this historic, wine-producing town. After a short tour, we'll head to a tavern, where we'll learn more about German wine and enjoy a tasting.

    After dinner on board the ship, you might choose to head back into town and visit the Drosselgasse, a lively street filled with traditional taverns.
  • Day 6 Mannheim
  • ​Your ship's next port of call is Mannheim. From here, you can discover the cosmopolitan city of Heidelberg on our optional excursion, dominated by the ruins of a Renaissance castle. After a stroll around its gardens to enjoy panoramic views of Heidelberg and the Neckar River, we'll enjoy a guided tour of the Old Town. There's time to explore in the company of your travelling companions before heading back to the ship. A gala dinner will round off our day as the ship cruises overnight to Strasbourg.
  • Day 7 Basel to UK
  • We'll disembark the ship today and fly back to the UK.​ 

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Accommodation

    • MS Gerard Schmitter
    • 4* Premium Ship 3 deck premium ship Built : 2012 Length : 110 long Width : 11.40 m wide Cabins : 88 cabins Capacity : 176 passengers Facilities : lounge-bar with a dance floor - bar - dining room - large sundeck with deckchairs - lift - terrace - French balconies ( Mid and Upper deck ) - gift shop. – Central heating, 230 V electricity, air-conditioning, TV and video in the lounge, Wi-Fi on board. Cabin Facilities: all cabins are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
    • MS Beethoven
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Optional Excursions

  • Amsterdam by night canal cruise
  • Tour of Amsterdam & the Diamond District
  • Volendam & the Zaanse-Schanns
  • Visit the Kröller-Müller Museum (On our July departure you will visit Arnheim)
  • Rüdesheim with wine tasting
  • Heidelberg & its castle

The above optional excursions can be pre-booked from just £227.​

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Further Information

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