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12 Night - Wine on the Rhine Package

Drink in the beauty, history and flavour of the Rhine and Moselle river valleys’ iconic vineyards on this cruise holiday from Amsterdam to Luxembourg.

Package Details

Overview

Accommodation Activities Complimentary Meal Cruise Fly Package Transfers

From AU$10,375 per person*

Package Provider: AmaWaterways
Package Type: Package
Region: Europe
Duration: 12 Nights


Description

Drink in the beauty, history and flavour of the Rhine and Moselle river valleys’ iconic vineyards. Begin your journey with a gentle ride through Amsterdam’s legendary canals, then head to Cologne where you can whet your palate for the wines ahead by tasting Kölsch beer. As for the vineyards, you’ll soar above them by gondola or hike among the grapes in Rüdesheim and sip wines in Bernkastel as well, learning the legend of the Bernkasteler Doctor. Whatever you choose to do ashore, the stories you’re told and flavours that grace your palate will surely transform you.


Your Fly, Stay & Cruise Package Includes:

  • $2000 flight credit per person
  • 2 nights 4-star accommodation in Amsterdam with breakfast
  • 7 night Vineyards of the Rhine & Moselle cruise onboard AmaPrima, Amsterdam to Luxembourg
  • Includes all onboard dining, unlimited drinks with meals, immersive tours, wifi access plus more
  • 3 night post-cruise land program in Paris
  • Includes transfer from Luxembourg port, TGV train to Paris, 4-star accommodation, breakfast daily & day tours
  • Select private transfers

Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 31 March - 12 April 2025

Solo traveller pricing available. Please speak to one of our travel consultants for more details.


Cruise Itinerary:

DAY 1 AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – EMBARKATION

Board the ship for your Vineyards of the Rhine & Moselle Wine Cruise. (D)

DAY 2 AMSTERDAM

There are 165 canals in Amsterdam, and you’ll get to enjoy some of them on your canal cruise. Later in the day, set sail out of Amsterdam. (B,L,D)

DAY 3 COLOGNE, GERMANY

Enjoy cruising to Cologne, home to one of Germany’s most revered Gothic masterpieces, the Cologne Cathedral. Join a guided tour through the Old Town and to the Cologne Rathaus, Germany’s oldest town hall, the Old Market and the Heumarkt. Plus, taste the city’s famous Kölsch beer, only made in Cologne. As an alternative, explore the architectural styles on display inside the Cologne Cathedral, a 13th-century Gothic marvel and UNESCO World Heritage Site. This cathedral was the tallest building in the world at the time of its completion, and it withstood 14 hits from aerial bombs during World War II. Active adventurists will instead want to join a guided bike ride along the Rhine. (B,L,D)

DAY 4 RÜDESHEIM, GERMANY

Cruise along the Rhine River and take in some of the dozens of castles that line its path before reaching Rüdesheim. Drink up the stunning views by soaring high above the vineyards with a gondola ride to the Niederwalddenkmal Statue, and afterwards, be treated to a wine tasting. For a more active adventure, hike through the town’s beautiful vineyards or join a guided bike tour along the scenic Rhine River to admire the Rheingau. Later in the day, let Siegfried’s Mechanical Instrument Cabinet charm you or taste one of the town’s special delights, Rüdesheimer coffee, ceremoniously made with brandy, coffee and whipped cream. (B,L,D)

DAY 5 MAINZ - LAHNSTEIN, GERMANY

Arrive in Mainz, located at the confluence of the Main and Rhine rivers. Join a walking tour of Mainz, home to many historic treasures, including the gleaming Old University and grand Staatstheater. As an alternative, enjoy a walking tour of Mainz’s Old Town with a visit to the Gutenberg Museum, where you will learn more about the German visionary’s inventions and have an opportunity to admire two of his original mid-15th century Gutenberg Bibles. For a more active adventure, go on a guided bike tour through Mainz. Later in the day, cruise to Lahnstein through the Rhine River Gorge, famous for its beautiful and imposing castles. Cap the day off with an exclusive visit to Burg Lahneck Castle. (B,L,D)

DAY 6 MOSELLE VALLEY - COCHEM, GERMANY

Spend the morning taking in the beauty of the Moselle on this scenic stretch of the river before reaching Cochem with its half-timbered houses and Reichsburg Castle. Join a guided tour through the castle and then walk through its Old Town. For those wishing to have a more active exploration of the area, you can hike up to the Reichsburg Castle or go on a guided bike tour through Cochem. (B,L,D)

DAY 7 BERNKASTEL, GERMANY

Walk through Bernkastel’s colorful Old Town center and past many medieval and Renaissance buildings on a guided tour. If you prefer to explore the town with your taste buds, join us for a winery visit and tasting. Hikers can opt to trek up to the ruins of Landshut Castle, which dates all the way back to the 9th century and cycling enthusiasts can choose to join a bike tour along the Moselle. End the day with a scenic cruise out of Bernkastel. (B,L,D)

DAY 8 LUXEMBOURG

DISEMBARKATION

“Grand Duchy” city tour

TGV train to Paris

Disembark the ship and explore one of Europe’s last independent duchies. Enjoy a guided walking tour as well as a stop at the American Cemetery and Memorial, the final resting place of General George Patton, before boarding your TGV high-speed train to Paris. (B)

DAY 9 PARIS, FRANCE

“City of Light” tour

Enjoy a morning tour of Paris, taking in all its iconic sites, including the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs-Élysées and Place de la Concorde. You’ll pass the magnificent Opéra Garnier, the legendary Louvre and, on the Left Bank, the Sorbonne University and the Panthéon. (B)

DAY 10 PARIS, FRANCE

Evening Montmartre and illumination tour

Visit Montmartre, long known as the city’s premier artist’s enclave. For easy access to Montmartre, you’ll hop aboard the funicular railroad that ascends the hill. Montmartre’s most recognizable landmark is the Basilica du Sacré-Coeur, the highest point in the city. After your visit to Montmartre, you’ll be taken on an illumination tour. (B)

DAY 11 PARIS, FRANCE

Return flight home

Check out of your hotel and bid farewell to Paris as you depart for your flight home. (B)


Terms & Conditions

Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Full supplier conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only. Prices valid at the time of publication. Prices are per person based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated and displayed in AU$. Member savings are calculated using the original advertised price.

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