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Christmas Markets on the Rhine 2019

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Christmas Markets on the Rhine 2019 - AmaWaterways
Christmas Markets on the Rhine 2019 - AmaWaterways
Starts
Basel
+7 Destinations
Rhine
Ends
Amsterdam
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Highlights

  • See hidden treasures at Europe's best Christmas markets
  • Discover the romantic nooks and crannies of Strasbourg
  • Sip delicacies in the charming wine town of Rudesheim
Age range
12 to 90 year olds
Travel style
European Christmas Markets, Christmas & New Year
Operator
AmaWaterways
Start in Basel and end in Amsterdam ! With the river cruise tour Christmas Markets on the Rhine 2019, you have a 8 day tour package taking you from Basel to Amsterdam and through Basel, Switzerland and 8 other destinations in Europe. Christmas Markets on the Rhine 2019 includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Basel, Switzerland - Embarkation
  2. Day 2: Breisach, Germany
  3. Day 3: Strasbourg, France
  4. Day 4: Ludwigshafen, Germany – RÜdesheim
  5. Day 5: RÜdesheim – Rhine Gorge
  6. Day 6: Cologne
  7. Day 7: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  8. Day 8: Disembarkation - Depart Amsterdam

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

AmaWaterways Ships

  • AmaKristina
    AmaKristina
    With AmaWaterways’ co-owner Kristin Karst serving as AmaKristina’s godmother, you know you’ll have a distinctive experie… Read more
    Built
    2017
    Guests
    156
    Crew
    51
    Length
    135 m / 443 ft
    Staterooms
    78
    Registry
    Switzerland
    Gross Tonnage
    3600 gt
    Beam
    11 m / 36 ft
    Cruising Speed
    11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph
  • AmaStella
    AmaStella
    A star of the AmaWaterways fleet, the AmaStella truly shines, her glow lasting far longer than the duration of your cruise. A centerpiece… Read more
    Built
    2016
    Guests
    156
    Crew
    51
    Length
    135 m / 443 ft
    Staterooms
    78
    Registry
    Switzerland
    Gross Tonnage
    3600 gt
    Beam
    11 m / 36 ft
    Cruising Speed
    11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph
  • AmaSerena
    AmaSerena
    AmaSerena is a regal river ship accommodating both guests who wish to socialize with kindred cruisers and those seeking private rejuvenat… Read more
    Built
    2015
    Guests
    162
    Crew
    51
    Length
    135 m / 443 ft
    Staterooms
    81
    Registry
    Switzerland
    Gross Tonnage
    3600 gt
    Beam
    11 m / 36 ft
    Cruising Speed
    11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph
  • AmaPrima
    AmaPrima
    Enjoy an authentic European river cruise experience on board AmaPrima. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and fresh scents of Europe&… Read more
    Built
    2013
    Guests
    162
    Crew
    51
    Length
    135 m / 443 ft
    Staterooms
    81
    Registry
    Switzerland
    Gross Tonnage
    3600 gt
    Beam
    11 m / 36 ft
    Cruising Speed
    11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph
  • AmaMora
    AmaMora
    Sister ship to the AmaLea, the AmaMora is an incredible twin-balcony ship launching in 2019 with generous personal space, multiple dining… Read more
    Built
    2019
    Guests
    156
    Crew
    51
    Length
    135 m / 443 ft
    Staterooms
    78
    Registry
    Switzerland
    Gross Tonnage
    3600 gt
    Beam
    11 m / 36 ft
    Cruising Speed
    11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph
  • Fay Gascho's review about another AmaWaterways tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Very well organized. We felt well looked after onboard and on all the excursions. They moved at a good pace. Accommodating the many needs of 90+ people is not easy!

  • FIONA BARTOLO's review about another AmaWaterways tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Wonderful experience we enjoyed it. The ship was perfect accommodation room superbe . The breakfast lunch and dinnner very good and tasty. Staff was very nice helpful always happy to serve.

  • Eurico Manuel Picanco da Cunha's review about another AmaWaterways tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was a trip that I would highly recommend to friends. My only disappointment was that we should have upgraded our room had we known that the noise level and vibration of the bed created the engines exhaust system/engine would keep us from a peaceful... Read more

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Questions & Answers

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Videos

  • Life on Board
  • Europe's Magical Christmas Markets
  • AmaWaterways Luxury River Cruises
  • Health & Wellness on the River
  • Explore on Two Wheels
  • Fine Dining aboard AmaWaterways
  • Journey Along the Rhine & Moselle Rivers
Life on Board

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  • David9th September 2019
    Easy to decide which tour fits the budget, schedule and desired experience by seeing multiple tour operators at one site. Making the reservation was simple and the confirmation responses were very quick. Great way to travel without using a travel agent.

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Christmas Markets on the Rhine 2019

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  • Saturday
    Nov 23, 2019
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    Nov 30, 2019
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    $575
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    Nov 24, 2019
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    Dec 1, 2019
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    $578
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    Dec 2, 2019
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    $578
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    Dec 1, 2019
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    Dec 8, 2019
    to Amsterdam
    9 seats left AmaStellaAmaStella
    $1,063
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    Dec 2, 2019
    from Basel
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    Monday
    Dec 9, 2019
    to Amsterdam
    10+ seats left AmaKristinaAmaKristina
    $335
    $3,099
    -11%
    USD $2,764
    + $182 Port Charge
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  • Saturday
    Dec 7, 2019
    from Basel
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    Saturday
    Dec 14, 2019
    to Amsterdam
    7 seats left AmaPrimaAmaPrima
    $335
    $3,099
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    USD $2,764
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    Dec 8, 2019
    from Basel
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    Sunday
    Dec 15, 2019
    to Amsterdam
    9 seats left AmaSerenaAmaSerena
    $335
    $3,099
    -11%
    USD $2,764
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    Dec 9, 2019
    from Basel
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    Monday
    Dec 16, 2019
    to Amsterdam
    10+ seats left AmaKristinaAmaKristina
    $335
    $3,099
    -11%
    USD $2,764
    + $182 Port Charge
    Sharing a twin cabin
  • Sunday
    Dec 15, 2019
    from Basel
    8 Days
    Sunday
    Dec 22, 2019
    to Amsterdam
    9 seats left AmaStellaAmaStella
    $820
    $3,099
    -26%
    USD $2,279
    + $182 Port Charge
    Sharing a twin cabin
  • Monday
    Dec 16, 2019
    from Basel
    8 Days
    Monday
    Dec 23, 2019
    to Amsterdam
    10+ seats left AmaKristinaAmaKristina
    $820
    $3,099
    -26%
    USD $2,279
    + $182 Port Charge
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About the countries

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Currencies

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Franc
Switzerland
Euro
Germany , France and Netherlands

Plugs & Adapters

SwitzerlandGermany, France and Netherlands

Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Switzerland and Germany. Ideally 6 months before travel.

Policies

Location
Basel is the starting point and Amsterdam is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request AmaWaterways to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 19 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 19 January 2020, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with AmaWaterways. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 95 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
Cancellation policy
TourRadar is an authorised Agent of AmaWaterways. Please familiarise yourself with the AmaWaterways payment, cancellation and refund conditions.
Payment methods
The following cards are accepted for AmaWaterways tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 673 km.
  • Basel (Switzerland)
  • 53 km
  • Breisach am Rhein (Germany)
  • 26 km
  • Riquewihr (France)
  • 57 km
  • Strasbourg (France)
  • 113 km
  • Heidelberg (Germany)
  • 84 km
  • Rudesheim am Rhein (Germany)
  • 26 km
  • Rhine Gorge (Germany)
  • 101 km
  • Cologne (Germany)
  • 214 km
  • Amsterdam (Netherlands)

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