Itinerary

DAY DATE PORT OF CALL
DAY 1
04 Aug 2021
Frankfurt
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Welcome to Frankfurt, you will be met and transferred to the ship in Mainz on the Rhine River. A warm welcome awaits from your captain and crew as your board your luxury Emerald Waterways river cruise ship. This evening join your fellow travellers for dinner on board. Your Cruise Director will also conduct a port talk to review the activities and itinerary for the days ahead. If flying into Frankfurt, please book your flights to arrive between 10am and 2pm. Meals included: Dinner
DAY 1
04 Aug 2021
Mainz
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Return economy flights from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow or Edinburgh are included in the price of your holiday. Please call for details on other regional departures which are available from selected UK airports at a supplement from £49 per person. Welcome to Frankfurt, where you will be met and transferred from the airport to your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship in Mainz. This evening, you'll be invited to join your fellow travellers for dinner on-board. Your Cruise Director will also conduct a port talk to review the activities and itinerary for the days ahead. Meals included: Dinner Meals included: Dinner
DAY 2
05 Aug 2021
Rudesheim, Germany
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Arrive in Rüdesheim, one of Germany’s most popular towns. Your included tour will be a visit to the Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Continue exploring and taste the famous “Rudesheimer Coffee”, made with Germany’s most famous brandy Asbach Uralt. Tonight the Captain will be delighted to host the Welcome Gala Dinner. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3
06 Aug 2021
Koblenz, Germany
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Cruise to the 2000 year old town of Koblenz, which is situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. Visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress on the opposite side of the river. This fortress was part of the Prussian defences against the French in the 19th century and later used as a headquarters for the American military during WWII. Discover More: Moselle & Cochem Visit (extra expense). Passengers on this tour will not be able to visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for both tours happen at the same time. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
07 Aug 2021
Mannheim
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Continue sailing to the town of Mannheim, located at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers. Visit the medieval town of Heidelberg including the impressive castle which overlooks the town. Enjoy free time to explore Heidelberg before returning to the ship for lunch and an afternoon sailing. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
07 Aug 2021
Heidelberg
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Continue sailing to the town of Mannheim, located at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers. Visit the medieval town of Heidelberg including the impressive castle which overlooks the town. Enjoy free time to explore Heidelberg before returning to the ship for lunch and an afternoon sailing. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
08 Aug 2021
Rastatt
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This morning sail into the Rhine-side town of Rastatt and journey to the hidden jewel of Baden Baden. Nestled in a beautiful landscape along the border of the Black Forest, Baden Baden was settled by the Romans, with ruins dating back to 210A.D. Enjoy a guided walking tour followed by free time to stroll the historic Kurhaus Colonnade, shop the elegant boutiques of the old town or join EmeraldACTIVE guided hike to Hohenbaden Castle, known locally as Altes Schloss ‘Old Castle’. EmeraldACTIVE: Hiking to Altes Schloss in Baden Baden Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
08 Aug 2021
Baden
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This morning sail into the Rhine-side town of Rastatt and journey to the hidden jewel of Baden Baden. Nestled in a beautiful landscape along the border of the Black Forest, Baden Baden was settled by the Romans, with ruins dating back to 210A.D. Enjoy a guided walking tour followed by free time to stroll the historic Kurhaus Colonnade, shop the elegant boutiques of the old town or join EmeraldACTIVE guided hike to Hohenbaden Castle, known locally as Altes Schloss ‘Old Castle’. EmeraldACTIVE: Hiking to Altes Schloss in Baden Baden Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6
09 Aug 2021
Kehl
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Once docked in Kehl you will be transferred by coach across the river to Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace Region in France and official seat of the European Parliament. In Strasbourg you will have a canal tour on a "batorama" passing by many attractions of the Alsatian capital, in particular the famous Petite France and tanners’ quarter, the Covered Bridges and the Vauban dam, the Neustadt imperial quarter, and some European institutions. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure in Strasbourg. EmeraldPLUS: Canal Boat Tour in Strasbourg Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6
09 Aug 2021
Strasbourg, France
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Once docked in Kehl you will be transferred by coach across the river to Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace Region in France and official seat of the European Parliament. In Strasbourg you will have a canal tour on a "batorama" passing by many attractions of the Alsatian capital, in particular the famous Petite France and tanners’ quarter, the Covered Bridges and the Vauban dam, the Neustadt imperial quarter, and some European institutions. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure in Strasbourg. EmeraldPLUS: Canal Boat Tour in Strasbourg Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7
10 Aug 2021
Breisach
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Begin your magical morning with a tour to Colmar, a town fill of half-timbered houses, flower-decked town centre, cosy streets and lively restaurants and shops in the Alsace region of north-eastern France. The city is renowned for its well preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks and museums. Enjoy a guided city tour passing the Unterlinden Museum, the Maison des Têtes, Minster of St. Marti and the little Venice quarter. Alternatively, join EmeraldACTIVE guided bike tour. EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Bike Tour Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7
10 Aug 2021
Colmar
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Begin your magical morning with a tour to Colmar, a town fill of half-timbered houses, flower-decked town centre, cosy streets and lively restaurants and shops in the Alsace region of north-eastern France. The city is renowned for its well preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks and museums. Enjoy a guided city tour passing the Unterlinden Museum, the Maison des Têtes, Minster of St. Marti and the little Venice quarter. Alternatively, join EmeraldACTIVE guided bike tour. EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Bike Tour Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8
11 Aug 2021
Basel, Switzerland
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Welcome to Basel, the centre for Switzerland's pharmaceutical industry. After breakfast you will disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your homebound flight. Your flight to London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow or Edinburgh are included in the price of your holiday. Please call for details on other regional departures which are available from selected UK airports at a supplement from £49 per person. Meals included: Breakfast Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 9
12 Aug 2021
Lucerne
DAY 10
13 Aug 2021
Lucerne
DAY 11
14 Aug 2021
Zurich

What's Included

plane Return flights from the UK Return flights from the UK
overseas transfers Overseas transfers Overseas transfers
food All dining on-board All dining on-board
wine beer soft drinks Wine beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board Wine beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board
complimentry tea and coffee Complimentary tea and coffee all day every day Complimentary tea and coffee all day every day
bottled water Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
itineraries Choice of shore excursions in every port of call Choice of shore excursions in every port of call
bicycles Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own
wifi Internet access and Wi-Fi Internet access and Wi-Fi
on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment
gratuities Gratuities on-board Gratuities on-board
port charges taxes All port charges and taxes All port charges and taxes

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