7-night Christmas Markets Along the Rhine

from $3,390
Sailing from Cologne to Basel. Vacation Offer ID # 1303517
Cruiseline: 
Tauck - Cruise Division
Ship: ms Inspire

Cruising exclusively along the lush riverscapes of the Rhine and Moselle upon her 2014 launch, the ms Inspire lends her name to the new Inspiration Class riverboats. With a maximum of 130 guests and an innovative deck plan, she continues Tauck's tradition of providing the most space per guest on Europe's inland waterways, exploring medieval cities from K

Itinerary

Description Arrival Departure
Cologne

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12/08/2019  12:00 AM12/08/2019  12:00 AM
Cologne

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12/09/2019  12:00 AM12/09/2019  12:00 AM
Aachen

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12/09/2019  12:00 AM12/09/2019  12:00 AM
Rudesheim

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12/10/2019  12:00 AM12/10/2019  12:00 AM
Speyer

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12/11/2019  12:00 AM12/11/2019  12:00 AM
Heidelberg

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12/11/2019  12:00 AM12/11/2019  12:00 AM
Plittersdorf 12/12/2019  12:00 AM12/12/2019  12:00 AM
Baden-Baden

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12/12/2019  12:00 AM12/12/2019  12:00 AM
Strasbourg

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12/13/2019  12:00 AM12/13/2019  12:00 AM
Kembs 12/14/2019  12:00 AM12/14/2019  12:00 AM
Lucerne

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12/14/2019  12:00 AM12/14/2019  12:00 AM
Basel

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12/15/2019  12:00 AM12/15/2019  12:00 AM

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking. Rates are capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice.

Stateroom Description & Pricing Info

Cabin Type Our Per Person Price
River View Cabin-1 $3,390
French Balcony Cabin-2 $3,640
River View Cabin-3 $3,960
French Balcony Cabin-4 $4,160
French Balcony Cabin-5 $4,480
French Balcony Cabin-6 $4,600
Suite-7 $4,890

Rates are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy. Government fees/taxes additional for all guests. Fuel surcharges may apply. Please ask your travel counselor for details. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Departure Date:
08/12/2019
Number of Nights:
7
Itinerary Description:
Cologne/Basel
Cruise Inclusions:
  • All private Tauck shore excursions – $1,712 Value
  • Gratuities to ship staff, drivers, local guides, Tauck Directors & Tauck Cruise Director
  • All private Tauck shore excursions
  • Visits to Christmas Markets in Aachen, Rüdesheim, Heidelberg, Baden-Baden and Strasbourg
  • Walking tours of market cities and towns with local guides
  • Visits to Old Town Heidelberg and historic Heidelberger Schlöss (Heidelberg Castle)
  • Sightseeing in Lucerne and ascent of Mt. Pilatus by gondola
  • Storytelling lecture in Strasbourg
  • Cookie baking demonstration & Siegfried's Musikkabinett visit in Rüdesheim
  • Special lunch ashore in Heidelberg
  • Traditional European Christmas dinner & holiday events aboard the riverboat
  • Unlimited complimentary beverages aboard ship include regional wine, beer and premium spirits in addition to specialty coffee, water and soft drinks
  • All meals included (7 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 7 dinners)
  • Service charges, taxes, porterage, airport transfers and applicable fuel surcharges
Remarks:

Please Note: Children under 18 must be booked in a cabin with at least one adult. Accommodations for families of 3 or 4 in Categories 1 through 6 consist of two adjacent, but not connecting, double cabins. Triple and quadruple accommodations in Category 7 consist of a suite featuring a pillow top queen-sized bed (with optional twin-bed capacity) and a full-sized pull-out couch. Please note that Category 7 suites accommodate a maximum of three adults over the age of 18 or older.

Recommended age: 8+

Cruise price per person, based on double occupancy, includes: cruise fare, most meals, port charges, shore excursions, applicable fuel surcharges and gratuities to Tauck Directors, Tauck Cruise Director, ship staff, local guides & drivers, as well as on all included meals. Unlimited complimentary beverages aboard ship include regional wine, beer and premium spirits in addition to specialty coffee, water and soft drinks.

Note: For activities marked with an asterisk (*) in day descriptions, participation is at your own risk and a signed liability waiver will be required.

Itinerary Changes: Although not expected, Tauck reserves the right to alter the sequence of ports or omit or substitute scheduled ports or attractions at any time without prior notice.

Southbound tour of June 22 will enjoy a castle dinner & evening at Burg Satzvey.

 

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Information and pricing is subject to change without notice. While we do our very best to ensure that information and pricing appearing in this website is complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for incomplete and inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. In the event of a pricing error, misrepresentation or omission, we reserve the right to adjust the pricing or make any other corrections.
Available Add-Ons:

Optional roundtrip airfare from your city
Pre or post cruise hotel stay

Offer ID:
1303517
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