4 Day Cruise Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach then to Remagen, Germany to  join our cruise ship the MS Rhine Princess for a three night cruise. LS

Day 2 Rüdesheim and Koblenz

We cruise from Remagen to Oberwesel, then we include an excursion by coach to Rüdesheim for a visit to the magical Christmas market. Continue by coach to Koblenz and rejoin our cruise ship and where there’s time to enjoy the lively festive spirit of the delightful market. Tonight is Captain’s dinner and party evening! B,L,D

Day 3 Cologne

We cruise from Koblenz to Cologne, where you can explore the city’s colourful Christmas markets. The festive stalls will be overflowing with seasonal bargains and gift ideas. B,L,D

Day 4

Return to the U.K. by coach or by air. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, LS=Light Supper

Please note 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.

5 Day Cruise Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach, then to Remagen, Germany to join our cruise ship the MS Rhine
Princess for a four-night cruise. LS

Day 2 Koblenz and Moselle Valley

We cruise to Koblenz. Why not join our optional coach excursion along the Moselle Valley, visiting the riverside village of Alken, where you’ll enjoy wine-tasting at the popular House of Anton Hammes. The Moselle River is the longest tributary of the Rhine. It is a gentle river valley that boasts some stunning scenery as the river meanders between the hills of the Hunsruck and the Eifel. <P><P>During our tour we will visit the charming wine town of Cochem, dominated by the ancient and mighty Reichsburg Castle, dramatically perched on a hillside overlooking the town. The Moselle Valley is a famous centre of German white wine production and during our excursion we will have the chance to sample this local wine at the House of Anton Hammes. As well as the wine-tasting you will have the opportunity to purchase the wine should you wish to do so. We return to Koblenz for some free time to enjoy the festive spirit of the Christmas market before re-joining our ship. B,L,D

Day 3 Rüdesheim

We cruise to Rüdesheim, home of the Drosselgasse, lined with traditional German bars and shops. Explore the Christmas market or why not join our optional ‘Highlights of Rudesheim’ excursion, enjoying sightseeing by little road train and visiting Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum. The museum is home to one of the largest collections of self-playing mechanical musical instruments in the world and our visit provides a spectacle of fascination. You will see the various instruments and have the chance to listen too many of the instruments and fairground organs play their different tunes. We return to the Rhine Princess for tonight’s Captain’s dinner and party evening! B,L,D

Day 4 Cologne

We cruise to charming Cologne where you can browse the city’s colourful Christmas markets. The festive stalls will be overflowing with seasonal bargains and gift ideas, and the magic of Christmas can be felt throughout the festively decorated city. Enjoy the aromas of baked apples, cinnamon, and mulled wine wafting through the alleys. B,L,D

Day 5

Return home. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, LS=Light Supper

Please note 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.

Departure dates and prices Silver Service Coach : 2022

To book, call Leger Reservations on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote T55 plus tour code

Dates
Prices
Dates
Prices
4 days by Silver Service coach : tour code ref 4XRCV
25 November
£549
2 December 
£549
5 days by Silver Service coach : tour code ref 5XRCV
28 November 
£699
Prices based on two persons sharing a lower deck cabin. Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, call for details. 
Cabin upgrades per person: 4 days - middle deck cabin £45; middle deck superior cabin £55; upper deck cabin £75. 5 days - middle deck cabin £55; middle deck superior cabin £65; upper deck cabin £85.
Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. 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

Leger Holidays
Cruising the Christmas Markets of the Rhine Valley

Holidays by Coach 4 or 5 Days

From only £549

Enjoy a wonderful 4 or 5 day Rhine cruise experience with full board on board the ‘MS Rhine Princess’ with Leger Holidays. Visit Cologne's Christmas Markets, cruise to Koblenz and Rudesheim. With air option.

To book this Cruising the Christmas Markets of the Rhine Valley coach trip with Leger Holidays call them direct on 01709 786 554 and quote the Travel 55 code T55.

To book with Leger call them direct on 01709 786 554 or contact them by email. When booking quote code T55.

Includes

  • Convenient joining points
  • 3 or 4 nights cruising on board the MS Rhine Princess with full board
  • Services of a Cruise Director
  • Captain's Dinner and Party Night

Your cruise ship - Rhine Princess

You will spend three or four nights on board the 3-star standard cruise ship, the MS Rhine Princess.

The MS Rhine Princess is exclusively chartered by Leger Holidays on most of our river cruise holidays, and is always a firm favourite with Leger guests. Facilities include a lounge bar with small dance floor, restaurant on the middle deck and a small, quiet lounge with library. There is also an outside sundeck, ideal for viewing the passing scenery. All cabins have twin beds, climate control, en suite facilities and portholes. Cabins are located on three decks and all have twin beds and ensuite facilities. The ship has a restaurant and shop with small gifts, souvenirs, postcards and Rhine River maps for sale.

Cabins - All spacious outside cabins have portholes or windows and are equipped with a bathroom with shower, toilet, washbasin and hairdryer. The twin beds can be joined together, and within the spacious wardrobe with dressing table, you will find a safe. Furthermore, all cabins have satellite TV, radio and direct dial telephone. The heating and air-conditioning are individually adjustable. The cabins on the Rijndek are not accessible by lift.

Restaurant - The attractive restaurant with large windows is located on the Moezeldek. Each morning, the restaurant serves an extensive buffet breakfast. Start your day with a choice of breads, various cold cuts, cheeses and a range of sweet fillings. Of course, boiled eggs, fried eggs or scrambled eggs with bacon are not lacking. If you prefer a more healthy option; cereals with milk, yogurt, cottage cheese, fresh fruit and tasty juices are also included. The lunches are varied, offering a three-course served meal.  Dinners on board are four-course and prepared with great care and daily-changing varieties. The kitchen team, led by experienced chefs, will serve many variations of menus as well as themed dinner(s).

Lounge/Bar - Enjoy time with old or new friends in the main lounge and bar, offering comfortable seating, a dance floor and piano for live entertainment. Library - At the front of the promenade deck is the library, where you can enjoy the passing landscape or read a book. Activities and Entertainment - Every day you can choose from a wide range of activities.

During the day there is a puzzle waiting for you, or you can join the morning gymnastics at the sundeck. In the evening, you will be entertained with cosy dance parties with live music, general knowledge or music quiz, or bingo with prizes. There are also board games and playing cards on board, which can be used freely.

Silver Service Luxury Coach

Specially-designed reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than executive coaches. Onboard climate control. Socialise and relax in the spacious rear lounge. 

Servery on board offering a range of refreshments. Personal tables. Porterage at most hotels. The option to pay for your optional excursions using a GBP credit or debit card during your tour.

Onboard entertainment system. With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs being played by your crew.


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