Rhine & Rhône Revealed - Amsterdam to Côte d'Azur

This inspiring journey sets off along the Rhine, then continues on the Saône and Rhône Rivers to the French Riviera. Enjoy the charms of Amsterdam on a canal trip, and guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz and Strasbourg. Explore Germany's Black Forest and Heidelberg, the country’s oldest university town, with its imposing castle. Sail through the Rhine Gorge past the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz. Transfer to France's Burgundy region and set sail for Tournus, Macon, Lyon, Viviers, Avignon and Arles. Your holiday ends with an overnight stay on the Côte d'Azur.

Your cruise at a glance

  • Amsterdam
    • Begin your voyage with an overnight stay in Amsterdam with canal cruise, then sail through the spectacular Rhine Gorge, past Lorelei Rock.
  • Strasbourg
    • Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral; optional excursion to Alsace wine region; onboard woodcarving demonstration.
  • Beaune
    • Orientation walk and free time before departing for Mâcon. Optional wine-tasting excursion and onboard cheese tasting.
  • Avignon
    • Guided tour of city plus optional excursions to Pont du Gard and Châteauneuf-du-Pape, then cruise up to Arles for sightseeing that includes visit to Roman amphitheatre.
  • Côte d'Azur
    • Overnight stay in Monte Carlo.

Strasbourg

Itinerary

Multiple itineraries are available:

Rhine & Rhône Revealed - Amsterdam to Côte d'Azur Map

Day 1

Amsterdam (Embarkation)

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Fly to Amsterdam where you will be met and transferred to your cruise ship for seven nights and meet your crew at a welcome reception.

Day 2

Amsterdam

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Included today: Canal cruise. Holland's delightful 700-year-old capital is sophisticated and modern, with a rich and fascinating history. There is no better way to see Amsterdam than by canal boat, cruising along elegant grachten lined by stately homes dating back to Amsterdam's 'Golden Age'. Perhaps join the optional biking tour (weather permitting). Later, set sail for Cologne.

Day 3

Cologne

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Included today: Choice of guided city walk or Jewish Heritage walk. Cologne is one of Germany's largest cities and capital of the Rhineland, with a river skyline dominated by the soaring twin spires of its magnificent gothic cathedral. This afternoon, choose between an included guided city walk or a 'Jewish Heritage' walk. The Old Town offers a great choice of cafés, shops and taverns so be sure to try a Kölsch, the favourite local beer and shop for a bottle 'eau de cologne'.

Prices & cabin details

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Date

Staterooms available

Price per person

21st April 2018

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£4,710 - £5,976

5th May 2018

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£4,903 - £5,149

19th May 2018

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£4,988 - £6,645

2nd June 2018

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£5,234 - £6,645

16th June 2018

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£4,966 - £6,623

30th June 2018

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£5,031

28th July 2018

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£4,640 - £6,050

11th August 2018

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£4,743 - £6,154

25th August 2018

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£5,173 - £6,584

8th September 2018

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£5,607 - £7,018

22nd September 2018

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£5,546

20th October 2018

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£5,947 - £6,092

Hotels

Fairmont Monte Carlo

An iconic hotel nestled between Monte Carlo's famous casino and the Mediterranean. With 602 rooms and suites, the hotel also boasts three restaurants and numerous facilities that are sure to make your stay in the Principality of Monaco a memorable one. Official rating: 4 star.

  • Location
    • Situated in the heart of Monte Carlo, ideally situated for sightseeing.

  • Facilities
    • Three restaurants
    • Bar
    • Shopping arcade
    • Casino
    • Fitness centre
Fairmont Monte Carlo

InterContinental Carlton Cannes

Evoke the glamour of the past at this stylish hotel that was featured in Hitchcock's 1955 film 'To Catch a Thief'. The hotel’s Belle Epoque façade overlooks the Bay of Cannes, with enviable sea views and a private beach. Official rating: 5 star

  • Location
    • Located on the Boulevard de Croisette overlooking the Bay of Cannes.

  • Facilities
    • Exclusive beach restaurant
    • Bar
    • Café
    • Health Centre and Fitness Centre
    • Beauty Centre

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative similar standard hotels to those shown.

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