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Three Rivers Cruise: Amsterdam to Nuremberg

ITINERARY

Visit: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Cologne, Oberwesel, Miltenberg, Wertheim, Wurzburg, Bamberg, Nuremberg

This romantic cruise travels along the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers, which are undoubtedly Europe’s most important and beautiful rivers.

Start your cruise across Europe from Amsterdam on the North Sea along the famous Dutch waterways, down to Nuremberg. You will visit the fascinating cities of Cologne, Würzburg and Bamberg and cruise the most important connection between the Danube and the Main: the Main-Danube canal. Finally, you will pass the legendary Lorelei Rock, an inspiration for many writers and poets.

 

EarlyBird Booking Deal: 15% off 2021 departures when you book by 30 November 2020

 

Day 1: Amsterdam

The historic Dutch capital city of Amsterdam is a wonderful starting point for your European cruise across Europe. After embarkation, enjoy an evening Welcome Cocktail, followed by a carefully prepared Welcome Dinner. The vessel overnights in Amsterdam.

Meals: Welcome Dinner

Day 2: Amsterdam - Utrecht

In the morning, you can take part in the optional "Amsterdam and Northern Holland" combined excursion. After a city tour including a tour of the grachten, the second part of the outing in the comfortable tour bus will take you, amongst other places, to the charming fishing village of Volendam and to a typical cheese farm in the country. Your AMADEUS ship, which will have arrived in Utrecht in the meantime, we will welcome you on board again at midday and will continue south shortly thereafter. Enjoy the panorama of the Lower Rhine region from the Sun Deck or the Lounge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Cologne

After breakfast, view our arrival into the beautiful city of Cologne. Every year visitors from all over the world are drawn to the historical city and its 2000 year history. Explore the historic Old Town and visit the famous twin spired Cologne Cathedral, along with the twelve Romanesque Cathedrals that span the city. There are many medieval houses, bridges and gates that will delight the historian in you, while the more modern skyscrapers that tower overhead are sure to impress. To sample a bit of local flora and fauna, the National Park lies a short ride from the city. After an exciting day, return to the vessel spend the evening cruising the Danube.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Oberwesel

Early this morning, join your fellow travellers on deck for the famous passage of the Loreley. This narrow passage on the Rhine has inspired a modern day folklore story of the siren of the river. After breakfast the vessel docks in Oberwesel, the ‘City of Towers’. Enjoy a walk around the wall that still surrounds much of the city. There are a large number of churches, as well as many historic houses that showcase the architecture of the 17th and 18th centuries. Spend the afternoon relaxing on deck, with the passing of the beautiful Rhineland countryside, as the vessel continues its journey.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Miltenberg - Wertheim

Today, choose to remain onboard for a relaxing day or join our optional excursion in the afternoon to Miltenberg and Wertheim, two towns famous for their architecture and museums. Both are unique in their own way and are reflective of the storied history of the area. In Wertheim explore the medieval streets with its half-timbered houses and glass museum. In Miltenberg walk through the streets lined with half timbered houses and historic market square. This evening, enjoy another memorable meal as the ship plies the waters toward our next stop.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Würzburg

Welcome to the Bavarian city of Würzburg, located in the heart of the Franconian wine region! Experience the many beautiful sights of the town such as the marketplace, the Maria Chapel and the old main bridge, the Marienberg Fortress and the surrounding vineyards. As the central hub for wineries in this part of Germany, Würzburg is the perfect place to visit some of the local wineries for tastings. Relax onboard this afternoon and enjoy a sumptuous dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Bamberg

The morning is spent cruising the beautiful Main. After lunch arrive in the UNESCO protected Imperial city of Bamberg and see the New Residence, the unique Town Hall built on a bridge, and the Imperial Cathedral with its four towers. Overlooking the city are seven churches, each atop a hill, surrounding the town. This evening, we transit the Main Danube canal highlighted with a talk onboard about this important waterway.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Nuremberg

Disembarkation follows breakfast. We wish you a good trip home and hope to see you soon!

Meals: Breakfast

 

Cruise Package Includes:

  • Fascinating river cruise in on outside river-view stateroom of your choice, most with drop-down panoramic windows; Walk-out balconies in suites
  • Complimentary state of the art audio headsets for all excursions
  • Services of an experienced, multilingual Cruise Director
  • Gourmet dining with all meals included (buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner and midnight snacks) in the elegant Panorama-restaurant, which accommodates all guests in one seating
  • Free flowing quality red & white wines from Europe's famous wine regions with every dinner on board 
  • Coffee and tea after lunch and dinner
  • 24 hour complimentary coffee, tea, hot chocolate and water
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Special onboard entertainment including lectures, cooking demonstration, onboard music performances and nightly music by the Amadeus Duo in the Panorama Bar
  • Complimentary use of onboard bicycles
  • Non-smoking environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun Deck)
  • All local Taxes

 

Not Included:

  • Excursion Packages
  • Tips
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses

 

Excursion Package A: From AUD $265.00 per person

  • City Tour of Amsterdam with Canal Trip and North Holland
  • Cologne Walking Tour
  • Würzburg Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

 

Excursion Package B: From AUD $337.00 per person

  • City Tour of Amsterdam with Canal Trip and North Holland
  • Cologne Walking Tour
  • Miltenberg and Wertheim Walking Tours
  • Würzburg Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

 

Excursion Package C: From AUD $546.00 per person

  • City Tour of Amsterdam with Canal Trip and North Holland
  • Cologne Walking Tour
  • Excursion to the Siebengebirge National Park and Drachenfels Castle
  • Oberwesel Walking Tour
  • Miltenberg and Wertheim Walking Tours
  • Würzburg Walking Tour with Wine Tasting
  • Bamberg Walking Tour

 

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Cruise Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and group tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (lc)

Package Information

  • Duration: 8 Days/7 Nights
  • Type: River Cruise
  • Departures: 4 May 2021
  • Cities Visited: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Cologne, Oberwesel, Miltenberg, Wertheim, Wurzburg, Bamberg, Nuremberg
  • Price From: $ 3,043