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Scenic Cruise from Passau to Cologne along the Rhine, Main and Danube

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Scenic Cruise from Passau to Cologne along the Rhine, Main and Danube

12 Days by Coach - 5% discount

Tour prices from only £1254

Experience the delights of three of Europe's mighty rivers, on this nine night cruise. Passing dramatic scenery, including the legendary Loreley Rock, cruise by steep vineyards, ancient fairytale castles, pretty wine towns and historic cities.

To receive your 5% discount, book this Scenic Cruise from Passau to Cologne along the Rhine, Main and Danube cruise direct with Leger on 01709 786 680 and quote the River Cruise Holidays code T5502.

Scenic Cruise from Passau to Cologne along the Rhine, Main and Danube
Your Holiday Itinerary

Your Holiday Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

Day 2 

We head into Germany and travel along the scenic ‘Romantic Road’, visiting the charming medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, before an overnight stay in Bavaria. B,D

Day 3 - Passau

We head to Passau, picturesquely set where the Danube is joined by the Inn and Ilz Rivers. After some free time, we board our cruise ship, the MV Esmeralda, for our nine-night cruise. B,D

Day 4 - Regensburg

We cruise along the Danube towards Regensburg, arriving early afternoon. Regensburg is one of the largest and most well-preserved cities in Bavaria. Founded by the Romans, highlights include the Dom St. Peter and the Old Town Hall. Pretty squares offer an unspoilt view of the city’s architectural masterpieces. We moor in Regensburg overnight. B,L,D

Day 5 - Kelham

We continue along the Danube to Kelheim, where we have free time before cruising to Hilpoltstein. B,L,D

Day 6 - Nuremberg

We cruise along the Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg. This cosmopolitan city offers a bustling market square, which provides the main hub of activity, with its restaurants, shops and bars. B,L,D

Day 7 - Bamberg

We cruise to Bamberg on the River Main, one of the true highlights of Bavaria, best represented in its stunning medieval architecture and half-timbered buildings. Explore the winding streets, the Imperial Cathedral, Old Town Hall, the Royal Neue Residence and Bamberg’s ‘Little Venice’ area. B,L,D

Day 8  - Wurzburg

The morning finds us in Hassfurt and we then spend a full day cruising along the River Main to Kitzingen and later Wurzburg, where we moor overnight. The city is known as ‘The Pearl of the Romantic Road’ and is home to the Romanesque St. Kilian Cathedral. B,L,D

Day 9  - Wertheim

Enjoy a relaxing day of sailing while taking in the beautiful scenery of the Main River. We cruise to Wertheim, arriving late afternoon. B,L,D

Day 10 - Mainz and Rüdesheim

Relax as we cruise to Mainz, arriving around midday. Join our optional excursion by coach to Heidelberg, before rejoining the ship in the bustling wine town of Rüdesheim on the banks of the Rhine. B,L,D

Day 11 - Rhine Gorge and Cologne

A day of fantastic scenery as we cruise through the Rhine Gorge and past the legendary Loreley Rock. We continue past vineclad slopes and majestic fortresses, before reaching our final destination, Cologne, the capital of the Rhineland. Spend the afternoon exploring this fine city with its main focal point being the Dom Cathedral. B,L,D

Day 12

We disembark and head to Calais, then home. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

The itinerary on 8 May will operate in reverse and will differ slightly. Call for more details.

N.B. For navigational and passenger safety, the cruise company and the captain reserve the right to modify the cruise itinerary if necessary. Sailing times are dependant on how busy the numerous locks are. At some ports of call, a degree of walking will be involved to join our coach. Due to limited docking facilities, it may be necessary to dock alongside another ship to access the shore. 

2017 departure dates & prices 2016 : tour code 12GRDV

2017 departure dates & prices 2016 : tour code 12GRDV

Leger Brochure Price in Black

River Cruise Holidays Discount Price in Red

Telephone Leger on 01709 786 680, quote River Cruise Holidays discount code T5502 and tour code

Dates

Prices

Dates

Prices

8 May* 

£1319
£1254

25 September

£1319
£1254

Prices are per person, based on two sharing a main deck cabin. No single room/cabins available. Extras - optional excursions; travel insurance essential, call for details.* The itinerary on May 8 will operate in reverse and will differ slightly, call for more details.

Cabin upgrades per person - promenade deck cabin £60. 

Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. The discount will be applied accordingly to reflect the price. Discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability.All holidays subject to Leger Holidays Terms & Conditions
Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. The discount will be applied accordingly to reflect the price. Discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability.

Disclaimer: Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website.

All holidays subject to Leger Holidays Terms & Conditions..

Leger Holidays

Scenic Cruise from Passau to Cologne along the Rhine, Main and Danube

12 Days by Coach - 5% discount

Tour prices from only £1254

Experience the delights of three of Europe's mighty rivers, on this nine night cruise. Passing dramatic scenery, including the legendary Loreley Rock, cruise by steep vineyards, ancient fairytale castles, pretty wine towns and historic cities.

To receive your 5% discount, book this Scenic Cruise from Passau to Cologne along the Rhine, Main and Danube cruise direct with Leger on 01709 786 680 and quote the River Cruise Holidays code T5502.

To receive your 5% discount, call Leger Holidays direct on 01709 786 680 and quote our code T5502.

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What's Included

What's Included

  • 9 nights cruising with full board
  • 2 nights hotel with continental breakfast & 1 evening meal
  • Local joining points

Excursions & visits:

  • Passau
  • Regensburg
  • Nuremberg
  • Bamberg
  • Wurzburg
  • Rüdesheim
  • Rhine Gorge
  • Cologne
Optional excursion

Optional excursion

  • Heidelberg
Your Cruise Ship

Your Cruise Ship

The MV Esmeralda offers a high level of comfort. It has a lift between the promenade deck and main deck and a stair lift between the promenade deck and the partially covered sun deck, where it is a pleasure to relax.

Cabins Accommodation is on two decks – main and promenade – and all of the functional, cosy cabins have picture windows, en-suite facilities, T.V., safety deposit box and twin beds.

Lounge/Bar The Esmeralda has an inviting lounge where morning coffee and afternoon tea is offered each day. 

Restaurant Enjoy the Esmeralda’s tasty cuisine in the ship’s comfortable restaurant on the main deck.

Silver Service Luxury Coach

Silver Service Luxury Coach

You’ll be delighted with your Silver Service ‘experience’ right from the moment you meet your tour coach at the port and you’re invited on board. 

Sit back and relax in specially-designed, deluxe reclining seats*, with footrests and more legroom** than standard coaches.  Enjoy your own reserved seat.  Personal tables. Porterage† at most hotels, so you really don’t have to lift a finger. Free personal headphones, so you can enjoy the radio channels, listen to music, or watch DVDs***  Follow your journey’s progress on the satellite navigation display.

Travel Door to Door

Travel Door to Door

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining points we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer vehicle, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. The cost is just £30 per booking each way for up to four people per booking. Most Door to Door Journeys are not exclusive to a single holiday booking. Each door to door vehicle will carry no more than eight passengers, allowing luggage room and space and minimalising the number of additional stops before meeting the coach.

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge – please enquire at the time of booking.