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2019

Food, fun, and culture from Strasbourg to Basel (port-to-port cruise)

5 Days - SVB_PP
# Description

Cruise

STRASBOURG - BREISACH - BASEL - RHINAU - STRASBOURG

On board the MS MODIGLIANI (October 6-10 and 10-14, 2019)

On board the MS MONET (October 21-25, 2019)

Croisi +
All inclusive on board

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

  • Discover the Alsatian Rhine:(1)
    • The Wine Route in Alsace and Colmar
    • Laid-back Basel and its old town
    • Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle and the Humanist Library in Sélestat
    • Or adventure at Europa-Park, elected the best amusement park in the world
  • Contest grand prize:(2) A gastronomic cruise on the Rhine with Michelin-starred chef Marc Haeberlin

Route

Day 1

STRASBOURG

Passengers are welcome to board at 6:00 p.m. in Strasbourg. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight is our festive Alsatian-themed evening. Join us in the restaurant for the region’s famous choucroute garnie and an evening of dancing. During the night, our ship will leave for Breisach.

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Day 2

BREISACH

Join us for an optional excursion on the Alsatian Wine Route (lunch included). A symbol of Alsatian pleasures, the route is over 100 miles long (170 km) and strings together colorful villages and famous vineyards. We’ll stop off at a wine cellar for a narrated tasting* of some acclaimed Alsatian wines. In the afternoon, enjoy a tour of Colmar, tucked in between the Vosges Mountains and the Black Forest. You’ll get a good taste for its undeniable charm as you stroll down the streets lined with half-timbered homes and quaint canals.

“Top Hits” Evening: Twist and shout to some of the most iconic French hits from the 1960s and 70s! Our ship will cruise through the night.

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Day 3

BASEL

We’ll spend the morning on an optional guided visit of Basel, a veritable crossroads of European cultures. We’ll discover the old town and its various passages and medieval monuments before stopping at Läckerli Huus and sampling their delicious chocolates and cookies. We’ll then spend the afternoon cruising to Rhinau.

“Alsatian Traditions” CONTEST: Participants will answer questions, and the winner will be entered in the random drawing at the end of the cruise. Disco night. Slip on those bell-bottoms, get yourself a Farrah Fawcett hairdo, and practice those Saturday Night Fever moves on the floor at our Disco Night Party!

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Day 4

RHINAU

We’ll spend the morning cruising. “Alsatian Traditions” CONTEST: Participants will answer questions, and the winner will be entered in the random drawing at the end of the cruise.

This afternoon, join us for an optional excursion to Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle and Sélestat. We’ll enjoy a guided tour of the castle, plunging us into life during the Middle Ages. Once you cross over the drawbridge, you’ll find yourself in fully furnished and decorated living quarters surrounded by collections of medieval weapons. We’ll then drive to Sélestat to discover the heart of this historic city and visit the Humanist Library, one of the three great cultural treasures in Alsace after the cathedral in Strasbourg and the Isenheim Altarpiece in Colmar. The library’s oldest collection includes medieval manuscripts and prints from the 16th century.

Or set out for an amazing afternoon at Europa-Park in Germany, just elected the best amusement park in the world for the fifth year in a row. You’ll have fun no matter what your age. The amusement park is small but jam-packed with diverse, fun-filled adventure. Daring roller coasters, scenic strolls, and themed rides will provide thrills and surprises for everyone.

At the end of the day, we’ll return on board the ship. 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

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Formalities

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

Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - accommodations in double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom - welcome cocktail - gala evening - assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - optional excursions - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers to/from departure/arrival points - any service or activity not specifically mentioned in the program.

Shore Excursions

Guided tour of Basel

We'll travel by coach to the city center for a guided foot tour of Basel. While strolling, you'll discover the longstanding Grossbasel section and its numerous passages and medieval monuments: the protestant cathedral (Basler Münster), viewed as one...

Duration 3h00 Classic
Price per pers. £ 38.00 Before departure £ 42.00 On board

Colmar and the Alsatian wine route

We'll leave by coach with a tour guide to discover Colmar. You'll have a brief guided tour of the city's center, including historical sites such as the Unterlinden Museum, “Little Venice”, Saint Martin's Church, the Pfiste...

Duration 9h00 Classic

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

STANDARD - 2 Decks

PLEASE NOTE: For safety reasons, the company and/or the captain of the ship are the only authorities who can modify the cruise itinerary.

(1) Optional excursions.

(2) Valid for 1 passenger on the Main Deck (only one prize per cruise program available).

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

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