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The Classic Rhine

Cosmos Tours and Cruises

The Classic Rhine

9 Days - 7% discount

Prices from only £1395

This classic Rhine cruise begins in Amsterdam with time to admiire  Amsterdam's pretty bridges, tree-lined streets and gabled merchants' houses. Cruise through the cities of Nijmegen and Arnhem and take in the beauty of the Rhine as you cruise to the vibrant commercial and industrial city of Cologne. You will then Ccruise the picturesque route from Mainz to Worms where you will see numerous castles nestled among the famous vineyards and the legendary Lorelei rock.

This Classic Rhine cruise comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos Tours and Cruises call on 0800 668 1365 and quote our discount code TR55C.

The Classic Rhine
Your Cruise Itinerary

Your Cruise Itinerary

Day 1: UK - Amsterdam

On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your ship for embarkation and a welcome cocktail reception and dinner (D)

Day 2: Amsterdam - Volendam

Admire Amsterdam's pretty bridges, tree-lined streets and gabled merchants' houses - many dating back to the Netherlands'  'Golden Age' in the 17th century on an optional guided tour. Enjoy time at leisure in the afternoon or join an optional excursion to the gothic architecture and cobbled streets of Haarlem. Later, cruise to Wesel. (B,L,D)

Day 3: Wessel - Dusseldorf

Cruise through the cities of Nijmegen and Arnhem. Enter the Rhine River basin and cross the border into Germany near Emmerich. Arrive in Wesel and perhaps join the optional visit of the Dutch Open Air Museum of Arnhem. Return to the ship in Düsseldorf and have an evening of entertainment on board.(B,L,D)

Day 4: Dusseldorf - Cologne - Konigswinter - Koblenz

Admire the beauty of the Rhine as you cruise to the vibrant commercial and industrial city of Cologne. There will be an optional guided tour on foot of the city. Transfer by coach to Königswinter, there, the cruise continues along the Rhine to Koblenz. In the evening, perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the town. (B,L,D)

Day 5: Mainz - Worms

Cruise the picturesque route from Mainz to Worms where you will see numerous castles nestled among the famous vineyards and the legendary Lorelei rock. Arrive in Mainz this afternoon and perhaps join the optional guided tour of the city and a visit to the Gutenberg Museum. Reboard the ship in Worms and cruise through the night to Strasbourg. (B,L,D)

Day 6: Strasburg - Breisach

Enjoy time at leisure in this captivating city. Perhaps discover the European Parliament building, tour the interior of the stunning Gothic cathedral and visit the La Petite France old quarter, where 500-year-old houses cluster around miniature canals. Alternatively, an optional guided tour that shows you the very best of this beautiful city is also available. Later, cruise to Breisach, admiring the magnificent wineproducing region en-route. Tonight, there will be a Gala evening on-board. (B,L,D)

Day 7: Breisach - Basel

Enjoy a morning at leisure in Breisach; renowned for housing one of the largest wine cellars in Europe it also boasts an imposing historic cathedral. An optional afternoon excursion uncovers the beauty of Titisee in the Black Forest before we cruise to Basel.(B,L,D)

Day 8: Basel

Today, perhaps join the optional guided visit of Basel, an ancient medieval town, situated on the banks of the Rhine in the heart of Europe. In the afternoon, an optional excursion visits the Rhine Falls, one the most spectacular sites to visit in Switzerland. (B)

Day 9: Basel - UK

After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. (B)

Departure Dates and Prices 2017 : The Classic Rhine

Departure Dates and Prices 2017 : The Classic Rhine

Cosmos brochure prices in Black

River Cruise Holidays discount prices in Red

Tel Cosmos reservations on 0800 668 1365 and quote our code TR55C

Dates

Prices from

Dates

Prices from

April 8, 24

£1499
£1395

August 30

£1599
£1488

May 26

£1599
£1488

September 15

£1599
£1488

June 11, 27

£1599
£1488

October 17

£1449
£1348

July 13

£1599
£1488

 

Prices are based on return easyJet flights from London Gatwick.Alternative departures available from St Pancras, Manchester and Edinburgh. Please call for further details and prices including other UK airports.

Upgrades from: upper deck . . . £175.

Prices above are a 'guide from' price per person, based on two adults sharing a twin room and are subject to change and availability. Prices are based on live flight pricing when available in order to give you the best possible price and options.Prices and dates shown are taken from the Cosmos Tours and Cruise brochure. Please note that holidays and prices are subject to availability and there might be slight price increases/decreases due to Cosmos booking onto a live flight system. However, the correct price will always be confirmed to you before you book.Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Cosmos Tours and Cruises 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 

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.

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Cosmos Tours and Cruises

The Classic Rhine

9 Days - 7% discount

Prices from only £1395

This classic Rhine cruise begins in Amsterdam with time to admiire  Amsterdam's pretty bridges, tree-lined streets and gabled merchants' houses. Cruise through the cities of Nijmegen and Arnhem and take in the beauty of the Rhine as you cruise to the vibrant commercial and industrial city of Cologne. You will then Ccruise the picturesque route from Mainz to Worms where you will see numerous castles nestled among the famous vineyards and the legendary Lorelei rock.

This Classic Rhine cruise comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos Tours and Cruises call on 0800 668 1365 and quote our discount code TR55C.

Receive a discount of 7% on all Cosmos Tours & Cruises. Call on 0800 668 1365 and quote our discount code TR55C.

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Holiday Highlights

Holiday Highlights

  • Amsterdam
  • Wesel
  • Dusseldorf
  • Cologne
  • Konigswinter
  • Koblenz
  • Worms
  • Breisach
  • Basel
All this included

All this included

  • Free VIP Home Chauffeur Service (see below)
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Outside lower deck cabin
  • Welcome reception
  • Meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
  • All Inclusive drinks with the exception of champagne, selected wines, cocktails and spirits
  • Individual audio system on excursions
  • Farewell dinner
  • All local, port and airport taxes
Optional excursion package

Optional excursion package

Optional Excursion Package - £262pp including:

  • City tours in Amsterdam,
  • Cologne, Mainz, Strasbourg and Basel
  • Gutenberg Musuem visit in Mainz
  • Haarlem trip
  • Dutch Open-Air Museum
  • Titisee Black Forest trip
  • Rhine falls visit

All optional excursions are subject to change and a minimum number of participants are required for them to operate.

Your cruise ship

Your cruise ship

MS Lafayette Cosmos rating ♦♦♦

  • 43 air-conditioned cabins
  • All cabins have large picture windows
  • 2 deck ship
  • Lounge with bar
  • Large Sun deck with deckchairs
Options

Options

Extend your stay in Amsterdam

From £125pp per night staying at Inntel Amsterdam centre, includes transfers. Call for details and further extension details and options.

Reverse Route Option

Start your cruise in Basel and end in Amsterdam. Optional Excursions may vary by direction

Free VIP home chauffeur service

Free VIP home chauffeur service

If you live within 50 miles of your chosen international departure point, you can be picked up and dropped off from your doorstep as part of your Cosmos Holiday. Cosmos will explain the details when you book and you can choose to be picked up from your home address, or an alternative if it is more convenient and still within 50 miles of your chosen departure point. Your driver will contact you 48 hours before you are due to leave, to arrange a suitable pick up time. If you live more than 50 miles by road from your chosen departure point you can still take advantage of the service by paying for the excess mileage at £1.70 per car, per mile

What do you get?

  • Chauffeur-driven, private air-conditioned car
  • Luggage loaded and unloaded for you
  • Picked up and dropped off at home or a chosen address