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Castles along The Rhine (Amsterdam to Basel, 2020) - Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
8 days

Castles along The Rhine (Amsterdam to Basel, 2020)

From Amsterdam to Basel
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
20
Age range:
16 to 80 year olds
Operated in:
English
From
$3,499
-32%
US $2,390
+ $190 Port Charge
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Places You’ll See

  • Amsterdam
    Amsterdam
  • Cologne
    Cologne
  • Koblenz
    Koblenz
  • Boppard
    Boppard
  • Rudesheim
    Rudesheim
  • Breisach am Rhein
    Breisach am Rhein
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Highlights

Highlights

  • Discover the French and German heritage of Alsace
  • Marvel at castles that were once mighty fortresses
  • Visit ancient Cologne and picturesque Strasbourg
  • Find inspiration in the romantic beauty of the Rhine

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Amsterdam (Embark)
  2. Day 2: Cologne
  3. Day 3: Koblenz, Boppard
  4. Day 4: Boppard, Rüdesheim
  5. Day 5: Germersheim (Speyer)
  6. Day 6: Kehl (Strasbourg)
  7. Day 7: Breisach
  8. Day 8: Basel (Disembark)
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Stateroom / Suite

    Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection Ships

    • S.S. Antoinette
      S.S. Antoinette
      The 443 feet long, 154 passenger S.S. Antoinette is one of most regal river cruise ships plying on Europe’s famous Rhine River. Evo… Read more
      Built
      2011
      Guests
      152
      Crew
      59
      Length
      443 ft
      Width
      37.5 ft
      Suites
      9
      Staterooms
      67
      Registry
      Switzerland
      Electricity
      110/220 volts
      Draft
      5.7 ft
    • River Queen
      River Queen
      The 361 feet long River Queen is a unique beauty among high­end European cruise ships. Her exterior is designed to resemble the charm… Read more
      Built
      1999 (refurbished 2010)
      Guests
      128
      Crew
      42
      Length
      361 ft
      Width
      37.5 ft
      Suites
      4
      Staterooms
      60
      Registry
      Switzerland
      Electricity
      110/220 volts
      Draft
      5 ft
    • River Empress
      River Empress
      The 361 feet long, 130 passenger River Empress revives nostalgic memories of simple but elegant river cruising. From the deep and beautif… Read more
      Built
      2001 (refurbished 2014)
      Guests
      130
      Crew
      42
      Length
      361 ft
      Width
      37.5 ft
      Suites
      4
      Staterooms
      61
      Registry
      Switzerland
      Electricity
      110/220 volts
      Draft
      5 ft

    Customer Reviews

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    • R
      September 27, 2019
      Amazing cruise, Beautiful ship, food was incredible, the staff went above and beyond. Couldn't fault a thing!!
      Trip date: August 2019
    • N
      September 23, 2019
      Uniworld always goes above and beyond any expectations. This cruise was filled with an amazing staff who was extremely attentive and caring. Meals were out of this world. The ship was beautiful. The scenery was out of a fairy tale. Tours were... Show more
      Castles along The Rhine (Amsterdam to Basel, 2020) customer review photo 1
      Trip date: June 2017
    • Castles along The Rhine (Amsterdam to Basel, 2020) reviewer 3
      September 20, 2019
      I loved the staff on board, so friendly =) The food was fantastic. I do recommend!
      Trip date: August 2019
    • M
      September 20, 2019
      When they tell you the staff will go above and beyond you think ok they will be great, they are Absolutely marvellous! Food Service Cruise top notch. Wish I could have taken the crew home with me.
      Trip date: August 2019
    • A
      September 17, 2019
      Uniworld goes above and beyond in every aspect. The food, the accommodations, the ships, the STAFF, the tours, the all-inclusiveness - it was all perfect. You cannot find a better river cruise line than Uniworld and I highly recommend them!
      Trip date: August 2019

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    Frequently asked questions

      • Do we visit any Unesco World Heritage sites on this itinerary?

        Yes, we visit four sites including in Strasbourg, Speyer, and the world-renowned Cologne Cathedral.

      • What healthy exercise options are available on this itinerary?

        In addition to daily Yoga classes on the top deck there are also "Let's Go" opportunities to bike in Strasbourg, France; Hike between Rudesheim and Assmanshausen in the beautiful upper Rhein Valley; and/or biking along the Moselle River!

      • What are some of the castles we will be visiting on this itinerary?

        Wine tastings at Castle Vollrads, a visit to medieval Marksburg castle outside Koblenz and an opportunity on an optional Masterpiece Excursion to visit intriguing and popular Heidelberg and it's stunning Renaissance castle.

      • Is there an opportunity to have a local German Cooking Lesson?

        Yes, there is a phenomenal optional Masterpiece Collection opportunity to participate in a gourmet vinegar cooking class in a 300-year-old farmhouse at the Doktoreenhof vinegar estate.

      • We've heard that the cuisine on board is world class, please tell us more?

        Our Culinary Director for Uniworld is a certified master chef by the World's Association of Chefs with over 30 years of experience. Our cuisine is 5-star, farm-to-table specialities from the regions we visit, made from fresh ingredients, sourced from local destinations.

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        • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Germany and Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.
      • Payment information
        • For any tour departing before 11 April 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 11 April 2020, a minimum payment of $300 is required to confirm your booking with Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. 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 125 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.
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