Join our mailing list and get
all the latest cruise
deals direct to your inbox


Sign up today and we'll
send you the latest
edition of our
cruise concierge

The captivating views of Breisach

Christmastime in Alsace & Germany

This cruise is covered by Avalon Waterways under ATOL 1082

Regional flights available - Call us for a quote from your local airport

Enjoy Christmas in Central Europe on this five-day river cruise from Frankfurt to Basel. After exploring Frankfurt, you’ll set sail, with your first port of call being Speyer, from where you’ll visit Heidelberg and its historic castle. Strasbourg is next on your itinerary, a city which is home to one of Europe’s oldest Christmas markets, where you’ll have plenty of time to browse and soak up the atmosphere. Then it’s onto Breisach for a trip to Germany’s beautiful Black Forest and the chance for more Christmas market atmosphere before you end your journey in Switzerland’s Basel, where the beautiful Alps add to the festive atmosphere.



# Port of Call
  • 1 Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2 Heidelberg
  • 3 Mannheim
  • 4 Strasbourg, France
  • 5 Breisach, Germany
  • 6 Basel, Switzerland

What´s included in the price

Explore festive Europe with with Avalon Waterways

  • Flights from London Heathrow with British Airways; regional flights at a supplement
  • Your personal Avalon chauffeur service by executive car for you and your travelling companions to and from your UK airport (limit 100 miles each way)
  • All meals on board including full breakfast, buffet lunch and waiter service dinner
  • Included excursions and sightseeing trips with Local Guides and a choice of optional tours; headsets provided on excursions
  • On board lectures, activities and nightly piano music
  • Complimentary free flowing wines, beers or soft drinks with dinner and soft drinks with lunch
  • Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors and a French balcony in most staterooms
  • Gratuities for Cruise Director and crew
  • Captain's Welcome Reception, Welcome Dinner and Farewell Gala Dinner
  • All transfers, local port charges and airport taxes
  • A choice of pre- or post- holiday extensions

Call us FREE for the best prices:

FREEPHONE 9am - 9pm

Dates and Prices - Frankfurt, Germany to Basel, Switzerland

DayShipPrices from pp 
14 Dec 2017 Avalon Tranquility II SOLD OUT
12 Dec 2018 Avalon Imagery II £1769

Call us FREE for the best prices:

FREEPHONE 9am - 9pm

Why not speak to one of our specialist
Cruise Concierge who will help
you find your perfect holiday.

Call us free on: 08001970854
9am - 9pm

Thank-you for signing up
RiverVoyages acts as a retail agent to you and also as a disclosed agent of the holiday provider. Many of the flight inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. But ATOL protection does not apply to all holiday and travel services listed on this website. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate then the booking will not be ATOL protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. Please see our booking terms and conditions for information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate click here
Call 08001970854 (free phone). 9am - 9pm.