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Castles along the Rhine

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Sailing Date: Nov 01, 2017
Through: Nov 08, 2017
Book By: Oct 30 2017 12:59AM
# of Nights: 7
Ship: River Empress
Line:  Uniworld
Terms:  Terms & Disclaimers
ID:  4660167
from $2,949.00  (USD)
Per Person

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Day Destination
1 Basel (Breisach)     
2 Breisach (Kayserberg and Riquewihr or Colmar)     
3 Kehl (Strasbourg)     
4 Mannheim (Speyer)     
5 Rudeshiem, cruising the romantic Rhine River, Bopp     
6 Cruising the romantic Rhine River, Koblenz     
7 Cologne     
8 Amsterdam (disembark), transfer to the airport     
Number of Nights: 7
Castles along the Rhine

Be inspired by the fairytale beauty and romantic spirit of the castle-laden, vineyard-rich Rhine.

Flowers tumble from baskets lining streets of half-timbered houses, and lights glint off quiet canals. A mighty river carries ships and cargo through a landscape shaped by time and history. The spires of medieval churches and castles appear around each bend in the river, and vineyards climb the verdant hillsides.

Cruise along the Rhine—Germany on one side, France on the other—and savour French joie de vivre and German Gemutlichkeit. Discover Alsace, whose dual French and German heritage has given it fabulous food and a wine- making tradition that goes back to the Romans. Bicycle beside the river, passing Roman ruins and Romanesque churches. Marvel at castles that were once mighty fortresses guarding territory and trade routes, and that now tower above the water as romantic ruins. Visit the fairytale cities of Riquewihr, Kaysersberg, Colmar, Strasbourg, and Rudesheim, and taste delightful white wines in the villages where the grapes are grown. Beethoven and Byron loved the romantic landscapes of the Rhine River. The beauty that inspired them is still yours to experience.

Who will enjoy this cruise
Romantics who love the picturesque and the historic will find medieval castles, splendid cathedrals, and scenes that have inspired great poets, painters, and composers alike.

Multigenerational Family-Friendly Program
Share the enchantment of this region with the special young people in your life on select summer sailings. These special cruises are not only fun and adventurous for families to enjoy, but they are also culturally and historically significant, and designed to spark creativity and life-long learning.

TRUE ALL-INCLUSIVE BOUTIQUE RIVER CRUISING™: All gratuities onboard and onshore; unlimited beverages onboard including an extensive selection of distinctive wines, craft and regional beers, spirits, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages; shore excursions with local experts as your guide; free Internet and Wi-Fi; and all arrival and departure day transfers. 

Information is subject to change.


All gratuities for all onboard and onshore services; unlimited fine wine, beer, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages; shore excursions with local experts as your guide; free Internet and Wi-Fi; and all arrival and departure day transfers.

7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the exquisite S.S. Antoinette or the elegant River Empress

All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions
Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water

4 countries
6 days of excursions, including “Choice Is Yours” options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
Guided “Do as the Locals Do,” “Village Day,” and “Gentle Walking” programs
3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio–headset system on all shore excursions
Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks

Captivating onboard local entertainment
Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: “The Rhine River: Shaping European History from the Romans to the European Union”
Exclusive Multigenerational Family-Friendly Program on select July departures

Information is subject to change.

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Travel Date Range Price From   Information  
Nov 01, 2017 - Nov 08, 2017 $2,949.00   Category 4   View Details
Nov 15, 2017 - Nov 22, 2017 $3,299.00   Category 4   View Details
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.

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