Cruising the Rhine Christmas Markets

5 Days Full Board River Cruise

Sit back, relax and enjoy a wonderful cruise along the majestic River Rhine, taking in the beauty of the Rhine Gorge, glimpsing hillside castles and discovering myths and legends of the river. All this alongside the fabled Christmas Markets of its riverbank towns as we visit the markets in Mainz, Koblenz and Rudesheim - it’s a fairytale combination and not to be missed!

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Your itinerary

Monday: We cross the Channel to join our ship in Arnhem for a late dinner.

Tuesday: This morning we cruise the Rhine to reach Koblenz by mid afternoon, and visit the excellent Christmas Market.

Wednesday: A highlight today as we cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge to reach the ever-popular town of Rudesheim by the afternoon. Here you have time to explore the Christmas Market and perhaps sample the local wines in the famous Drosselgasse.

Thursday: A short cruise this morning to Mainz at the confluence of the rivers Rhine and Main. Here the Christmas Market in front of the cathedral is a delight to explore.

Friday: We head for home.

The Prinses Christina

The Prinses Christina

This tastefully furnished ship includes a forward lounge on the Promenade Deck, with a dance floor and bar area, and a separate restaurant on the Cabin Deck. There is a spacious open-air Sun Deck, which is partially covered. There are stair lifts between the Main and Promenade Decks, and between the Main Deck and the restaurant on the Cabin Deck. There are a total of 54 outward facing twin-bedded cabins on three decks, cabins vary in size and are located on the Promenade Deck, Main Deck and Cabin Deck. All cabins have recently been refurbished and have beds at floor level, shower & toilet, satellite television, in-house movies, continental electricity socket (220 volts). The ship is fully air-conditioned. Price differences between the cabin grades reflect the deck/location more than the size of the cabin. Upper deck cabins have better views, and are higher above the waterline. 

Please note: Whilst there is a stair lift onboard, wheelchair access to/from the ship is not possible. Cabin (lower) Deck rooms and the Sun Deck are not served by the stair lifts.

Single Cabin Supplement*: Main Deck: £99 Promenade Deck: £149

*Limited availability

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  • Free local joining points • All coach travel • Return Channel crossings • Reserved seats on tour coaches • Tour Manager escorted • Cruise itinerary and sightseeing excursions as stated • Accommodation in a twin outward facing cabin • Full board on the ship including hot/cold buffet breakfast, set menu lunch and dinner • Regular entertainment • Complete luggage handling

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