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Rhine - Main Discovery

(8 days, Nuremberg - Amsterdam, 2017)
Included in Your Price
  • Emerald Star Ships EXCLUSIVE to Evergreen Tours
  • The services of an Emerald Waterways Cruise Director
  • Port taxes and charges included
  • All tipping and gratuities included
  • Free airport transfers
  • 7 nights on a luxury European river ship
  • Explore 15 different cities, towns and villages with a guide during our included tours and shore excursions
  • Absorb the sights of Würzburg on a tour
  • In Rüdesheim take the cable car to the Germania monument
  • Walking tour of the medieval Bavarian town of Miltenberg or a guided hike in Wertheim
  • Take a walking tour of vibrant Cologne
  • In Amsterdam, take a canal boat cruise or a walking tour of the city centre
Dining Highlights
  • 20 superb meals including 7 Full Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 7 Dinners (D)
  • Captain's Welcome Reception
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner whilst cruising
Day 1: Arrival Nuremberg (D)

Welcome to Nuremberg, a warm welcome awaits you from your Captain and crew as you board your luxury Emerald Waterways river cruise ship.

Day 2: Bamberg (B,L,D)

This morning we arrive at Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage city. Boasting one of Europe’s largest intact medieval town centres, Bamberg is bursting with original character and charm. At the centre of the town is the largest preserved old quarter in Europe.

Day 3: Würzburg (B,L,D)

Known as the “Pearl of the Romantic Road”, Würzburg is surrounded by sloping hills covered with vineyards. Join our guide for a walking tour of Würzburg followed by a visit to the Bishops’ Residenz, one of Germany’s largest and most ornate baroque palaces and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Discover More: Rothenburg, a perfectly preserved fortified town (extra expense)

Day 4: Miltenberg (B,L,D)

Travel to the picturesque village of Miltenberg on the Main River. The village creates an imitable feeling of Bavarian life in the middle ages and the Old Town is lined with well-preserved half-timbered buildings. The gothic Merchant Hall is an impressive symbol of past affluence created by trade from river traffic. Take a guided tour of Miltenberg village or join Emerald Active: A guided hike up to Wertheim Castle (active fitness level).

Day 5: Rüdesheim - Koblenz (B,L,D)

After breakfast arrive at Rüdesheim, one of Germany’s most popular towns. Enjoy free time to take the cable car up to the impressive Germania monument with stunning views of the Rhine Valley. Today’s cruising will be a highlight of your trip, as we cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge. We’ll pass the infamous Lorelei Rock where sailors are said to have been lured onto treacherous rocks by enchanted temptresses. In the early evening we arrive into the beautiful 2,000 year old town of Koblenz.

Day 6: Koblenz - Cologne (B,L,D)

The ship sails from Koblenz in the early morning, cruising along the Rhine we arrive in Cologne. Founded by the Romans, Cologne is one of Germany’s oldest cities and is famous for its magnificent World-heritage listed Gothic Cathedral and market squares lined with cafes, shops and beer halls. This evening the captain will be delighted to welcome you to the Captain’s Gala Dinner.

Discover More: Take a tour to Drachenburg Castle (extra expense & must be pre booked) with guided tour of Cologne afterwards.

Day 7: Cruising - Amsterdam (B,L,D)

The ship sails along the Amsterdam Rijnkanaal and into Amsterdam. This afternoon join a glass top canal boat cruise and explore Amsterdam’s maze of canals or Emerald Active: take a guided walking tour around the famous landmarks of Amsterdam. You then have free time in the afternoon to visit the Rijks Museum or Van Gogh Museum, or simply enjoy the lively atmosphere and watch the world go by. This evening join your fellow travellers for a farewell dinner.

Day 8: Disembarkation Amsterdam (B)

After breakfast, it’s time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport.

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May 2017
25 May 2017 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Emerald Stateroom AUD $3,695 - $3,845
Owners One Bedroom Suite Fully Booked
Grand Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Emerald Balcony Suite AUD $4,545 - $4,745
from AUD $3,695 (Emerald Stateroom)
Jun 2017
02 Jun 2017 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Owners One Bedroom Suite AUD $5,645
Grand Balcony Suite AUD $5,195
Emerald Balcony Suite AUD $4,545 - $4,745
Emerald Stateroom AUD $3,695 - $3,845
from AUD $3,695 (Emerald Stateroom)
Prices include port and sundry charges. Itinerary and departure dates subject to change. Please inquire for full details. All prices are in CAD and based on per passenger twin share. Refer to the terms and conditions.
Prices include port and sundry charges. Itinerary and departure dates subject to change. Please inquire for full details. All prices are in USD and based on per passenger twin share. Refer to the terms and conditions.
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