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Simply Magical River Rhine: Delta to Basel

With 7 included excursions!

If this cruise offers you one thing above all others, it is a chance to marvel. At Holland’s impressive tulips, at the beautiful scenery surrounding the famous Lorelei Rock and the delightfully quaint Alsace region. Plus much much more. Also marvel at how quickly you can switch off and leave behind the cares of everyday life. The boat is full board.


If this cruise offers you one thing above all others, it is a chance to marvel. At Holland’s impressive tulips, at the beautiful scenery surrounding the famous Lorelei Rock and the delightfully quaint Alsace region. Plus much much more. Also marvel at how quickly you can switch off and leave behind the cares of everyday life. The boat is full board.

The Boat: The 5 Star MS Inspire feels like a floating premium hotel which will give you a relaxed lifestyle and atmosphere as soon as you are on board. And with 42 crew looking after a maximum of 142 passengers you will enjoy great service. Spacious architecture gives all of the cabins an impressive feel and they come with a flat screen TV, mini bar (restocked each day for free), safe, hair dryer, free wifi. The cabins on the Ruby deck are equipped with French Balconies (you can’t actually walk out on to them). Built in 2013 and renovated in 2018.

 

Cabin Price Supplements
Emerald Deck  £1,649  £250 Single
Emerald Deck “split level” Suite £1,799 £275 Single
Ruby Deck Suite £2,049 £750 Single
Diamond Deck Master Suite £2,249 £950 Single

Holidays include return coach travel, channel crossings, cruise amenities, itinerary and sightseeing excursions as stated, transport for excursions where necessary. Full Board on the boat and Dinner, Bed and Breakfast at the overnight hotels.

Meal basis:

  • Full Board during the cruise plus early-bird breakfast, afternoon tea and late night snack each day
  • Free-flowing drinks all day (this includes, wine, prosecco, beer, soft drinks and hot drinks).
  • Mini-bar in the room refilled each day with bottled water, soft drinks, beer, sparkling wine.

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: To Eurotunnel and on to Antwerp where we embark before departure at 2200.

Day 2: We arrive into Amsterdam at 1300 and have time to enjoy the city including an included Canal Cruise and a visit to the famous Rijksmuseum, the national Dutch museum of history and art.

Day 3: We depart Amsterdam by coach in order to visit the famous Tulips at Keukenhof. We rejoin the boat in Uterecht and sail on to Nijmegen where we spend some time in the evening before departure. 

Day 4: We arrive into Dusseldorf at 1400 and spend the afternoon and evening here with an included Old Town Tour.

Day 5: Into Koblenz and enjoy a walking tour of the city, Ehrenbreitstein Fortress and a wine tasting before departure at 1600.

Day 6: We leave the boat in Mannheim and transfer to Heidelberg for a walking tour of the city and castle. Then back to Mannheim for departure at 1800.

Day 7: Arrive into Strasbourg for the day for a city tour and also another wine tasting.

Day 8: We arrive into Basel at 0830 and disembark after breakfast. Free time to explore the city before our coach takes us to an overnight stop in France.

Day 9: We return to the Eurotunnel and on to the UK.

Cruise Highlights:

  • Unlimited complimentary beverages aboard ship include regional wine, beer and premium spirits in addition to specialty coffee, water and soft drinks.
  • Elegantly furnished cabins each with flat screen TVs, mini-bar, in-cabin safe, air-conditioning.
  • Nightly on-board entertainment.
  • Gourmet restaurants featuring international cuisine and premium beverages.
  • Fitness center; massages available; putting green and plunge pool on Sun Deck – available 24 hours.
  • Exclusive beauty products from Rituals or Crabtree & Evelyn.
  • Free Wi- Fi internet access.
  • On-board amenities including a fitness room, massage room, beauty salon, book corner and souvenir shop.

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Departure Date Tour Reference Days Price (from) Web Price Saving Available Seats Pickup Points  
Mon 1 Apr, 2019 CRUISE1903 9 £1649.00 £1,649 - 0 Please call