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2020

Delightful Christmas Markets in the Neckar Valley and Fairytale-like Rothenbourg ob der Tauber (port-to-port package)

5 Days - MNT_PP
# Description

Cruise

STRASBOURG - MANNHEIM - HEIDELBERG - EBERBACH - Rothenbourg ob der Tauber - HEIDELBERG - SPEYER - STRASBOURG

December 06 - 10, 2020 on board the Victor Hugo

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THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • A romantic holiday cruise along the enchanting Neckar River lined with medieval cities, majestic fortresses, and lovely countryside
  • Our stops include:
    • Heidelberg, the most romantic city in Germany
    • The former medieval city of Eberbach
    • Rothenbourg ob der Tauber and its whimsical Christmas Market
    • Historic Speyer and its Imperial Cathedral

Route

Day 1

STRASBOURG

We will welcome you on our ship at 1:00 p.m. so that you can drop off your luggage before heading out on a panoramic tour to see the holiday decorations in Strasbourg and spend some free time at its famous Christmas markets. In the evening, passengers are welcome to (re)board at 6:00 p.m. After you’ve comfortably settled into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight, we’ll enjoy dinner and an evening of entertainment on board. Our ship will begin to cruise to Mannheim. Our ship will cruise through the night.

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Day 2

MANNHEIM - HEIDELBERG - EBERBACH

We’ll arrive in Mannheim, our starting point for the tour of Heidelberg and its castle. After a guided tour of the old town, enjoy some free time wandering through the local Christmas markets. Soak up the atmosphere, jump on the old-time carousel like a kid, enjoy the scrumptious food, and throw back a beer or sip on mulled wine*. After our tour, we’ll return on board in Heidelberg.

We’ll spend the afternoon cruising the Neckar River towards Eberbach. We’ll pass by what the Germans call the “Romantic Four”. Enjoy some free time to stroll through the vibrant, inspiring town of Eberbach.

Join us for dinner and an evening of entertainment.

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Day 3

EBERBACH - Rothenbourg ob der Tauber - HEIDELBERG

Join us for a full-day excursion to Rothenbourg ob der Tauber. Narrow, cobblestone streets, arches and fortified gates, and pastel-colored, half-timbered buildings—this is a place with some serious charm! The city remains Germany's best-preserved, walled town and is often described as straight from a fairytale. Enjoy some free time to browse its Christmas Market, one of the most beautiful in the area. After our tour, we’ll return on board in Heidelberg. The rest of the evening is yours to do as you please.

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Day 4

HEIDELBERG - SPEYER

We’ll spend the morning cruising.

On arrival, join us for a tour of Speyer. The city is littered with impressive landmarks, including the UNESCO-listed cathedral and medieval ruins from the time when it was inhabited by one of the most important Jewish communities in Germany. Speyer also hosts a delightful and ethereal Christmas and New Year market on the famous Maximilianstrasse in front of the Alten Münze (Old Mint).

Tonight is our festive gala evening. Our ship will begin to cruise to Strasbourg.

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Day 5

STRASBOURG

Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

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Dates & Prices

START IN 2020
Departure 06/12/2020
Arrival 10/12/2020
Ship : MS Victor Hugo Ship category : STANDARD

* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
Included :
Not included

your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - all onboard beverages (not including the special lists) - accommodations in a double-occupancy, climate-controlled cabin with shower in private bathroom - onboard entertainment - welcome cocktail - gala evening - assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess - excursions listed in program - emergency/repatriation insurance - all port fees.

drinks from our special wine list or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

Valid national identity card or passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.


Warning: Navigational obligations and weather conditions can disrupt the itinerary, and in certain cases, intermediate stops may be canceled. If this happens, CroisiEurope will do our best to find the best solution according to passenger expectations.

*Alcohol can be dangerous to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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