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Classical Rhine (Amsterdam - Basel)

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Classical Rhine (Amsterdam - Basel) - Lueftner Cruises
Classical Rhine (Amsterdam - Basel) - Lueftner Cruises
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3 reviews
Starts
Amsterdam
+8 Destinations
Rhine
Ends
Basel
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Highlights

  • Discover the beautiful Amsterdam, Cologne & Strasbourg
  • Taste the delicious Rüdesheim Riesling and Alsace wines
  • Stroll the streets of Cochem & view the Reichsburg castle
  • Cruise along the romantic Rhine, relax and enjoy the view
  • Join a Welcome dinner and enjoy onboard entertainment
Age range
8 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Berth / Cabin, Stateroom / Suite
Transportation
Ship
Travel style
River Cruise, Discovery
Start in Amsterdam and end in Basel ! With the river cruise tour Classical Rhine (Amsterdam - Basel), you have a 8 day tour package taking you from Amsterdam to Basel and through Amsterdam, Netherlands and 9 other destinations in Europe. Classical Rhine (Amsterdam - Basel) includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • Classical Rhine (Amsterdam - Basel) reviewer 1
    Written on October 30, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Rhine river cruise on the Amadeus Royal was lovely. The ports of call were all very interesting and beautiful. The ship staff was wonderful.

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  • JF
    Written on November 11, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The ship was well appointed, clean and comfortable with amazing menus

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  • HK
    Written on July 20, 2017
    2.0 - Rather poor

    Unprofessional staff starting from check-in and lasting for the duration of the trip. Same goes for the amenities – they are certainly not up to the standards set by the prices charged by Luftner. Deceiving cruise description on the company web-site,... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. DAY 1 AMSTERDAM
  2. DAY 2 AMSTERDAM > HOORN
  3. DAY 3 COLOGNE
  4. DAY 4 COCHEM
  5. DAY 5 KOBLENZ > RÜDESHEIM
  6. DAY 6 MANNHEIM > SPEYER
  7. DAY 7 STRASSBOURG
  8. DAY 8 BASEL

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

Videos

  • Western Europe Travel Guide
  • Cruise with AMADEUS – Classical Rhine
Western Europe Travel Guide

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Is there a dress code on board?

      There is no strict dress code on board as Lueftner like their guests to feel comfortable, however, they do recommend elegant clothing for dinner and for special occasions.

In regards to what clothing to pack here are some recommendations: 

Comfortable, casual clothing is appropriate both onshore and onboard and we suggest lightweight clothing that can be layered. Shorts are appropriate for most tours, however long pants may be required for inside visits on some excursions. Your cruise manager will advise when and if this is required. Mix-and-match color schemes work best to help keep baggage light. You will find a significant amount of walking over uneven terrain during your time ashore. We recommend comfortable walking shoes with good ankle support. Sturdy sandals are another good option.

Don’t forget to pack a lightweight, waterproof jacket (preferably hooded) or even a heavier-weight wind-breaker for cooler temperatures. Also, keep in mind that the ship, motor coaches and other venues visited on our itinerary are air-conditioned and may be quite cool. We recommend you that you pack a lightweight sweater or long sleeve shirts and carry them with you on excursions.

    • How much luggage can you take on board?

      On Lueftner cruises there are no restrictions with luggage in regards to the number of bags each guest may bring on board the ships, however, please bear in mind storage space is limited, and it is recommended that each passenger brings only one checked bag and one piece of hand luggage.

    • Do you have laundry services available?

      Lueftner have an onboard laundry service which would be happy to take over the washing and ironing of your personal clothes for an additional fee. Please note that there are no dry-cleaning facilities on board.

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

    Euro
    Netherlands , Germany and France
    CHF
    Franc
    Switzerland

    Plugs & Adapters

    Netherlands, Germany and FranceSwitzerland

    Visa

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    Vaccinations

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

    Policies

    Location
    Amsterdam is the starting point and Basel is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Lueftner Cruises to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Lueftner Cruises booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 March 2019 the full payment of $1,453 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1453 for Classical Rhine (Amsterdam - Basel), but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Lueftner Cruises tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 735 km.
    • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    • 32 km
    • Hoorn (Netherlands)
    • 231 km
    • Cologne (Germany)
    • 89 km
    • Cochem (Germany)
    • 38 km
    • Koblenz (Germany)
    • 49 km
    • Rudesheim (Germany)
    • 67 km
    • Mannheim (Germany)
    • 19 km
    • Speyer (Germany)
    • 96 km
    • Strasbourg (France)
    • 115 km
    • Basel (Switzerland)

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