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The Majestic Rhine - Basel to Frankfurt

From £1,439pp

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Free Wifi*

Free Drinks & Included Gratuities*

All Shore Excursions Included*

Free €100 On Board Spend*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 7 nights
  • Departs 15 Aug 2020
  • Sails from Basel, Switzerland
  • Ship Emerald Sun
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1430669‍
  • Voyage code ‍EWFB150820.2‍

Your Itinerary

Fly from London to Basel, Switzerland Sat 15 Aug 2020

Rhine river in Basel Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland Sat 15 Aug 2020

Rhine river in Basel Switzerland

Upon arrival, transfer to the port in Mainz and embark your award-winning Emerald Waterways Star-Ship for your seven night river cruise (D)

Breisach am Rhein

Breisach, Germany – Colmar, France Sun 16 Aug 2020

Breisach am Rhein

Enjoy a tour to Colmar where it’s easy to imagine the characters from the Grimm’s Fairy Tales here, where half-timbered façades are adorned with window boxes full of colourful blooms. Alternatively, embark on a guided bike tour from Breisach to Colmar (B,L,D)

EmeraldACTIVE - A guided bike tour

EmeraldEXCURSION - A guided tour of Colmar

Kehl, Germany

Kehl, Germany – Strasbourg, France Mon 17 Aug 2020

Kehl, Germany

Embark on a traditional canal tour and pass through petite France, full of storybook canals, half-timbered houses and narrow lanes. Witness the Covered Bridges and the Vauban Dam before reaching the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Neustadt imperial quarter, a place where many of Strasbourg’s administrative buildings are based. This afternoon, enjoy free time to explore (B,L,D)

EmeraldPLUS - A canal boat tour in Strasbourg

Baden Baden, Germany

Rastatt – Baden-Baden, Germany Tue 18 Aug 2020

Baden Baden, Germany

Visit Baden-Baden, a spa town that has been frequented by celebrities and royalty for centuries. Embark on a guided hike to Altes Schloss, a fascinating ruin where you can enjoy panoramic views of the Black Forest and the Rhine Valley. Alternatively, enjoy a guided walking tour, before entering the Baden-Baden Casino, a favourite of silent film star Marlene Dietrich (B,L,D)

EmeraldPLUS - Entrance to the Baden-Baden Casino

EmeraldACTIVE - A guided hike to Altes Schloss

EmeraldEXCURSION - A guided walking tour of Baden-Baden

Heidelberg

Mannheim – Heidelberg, Germany Wed 19 Aug 2020

Heidelberg

Your guided tour will start in the grounds of Heidelberg Castle, once a royal residence. Visit the oldest university in Germany before enjoying a wine tasting session. Alternatively, hike from Mount Königstuhl to Heidelberg for awe-inspiring panoramas (B,L,D)

EmeraldACTIVE - A hike from Mount Königstuhl to Heidelberg

EmeraldEXCURSION - A guided tour of Heidelberg with wine tasting

Rhine River

Koblenz, Germnay Thu 20 Aug 2020

Rhine River

Enjoy a guided tour of German Corner, where the Moselle meets the Rhine. This confluence is best viewed during a cable car ride across the water to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Later, sail through the Rhine Gorge and soak in breathtaking vistas (B,L,D)

EmeraldEXCURSION - A tour of Koblenz and a visit to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

Rudesheim, Germany

Rüdesheim, Germany Fri 21 Aug 2020

Rudesheim, Germany

Today, ride the Winzerexpress to Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Cabinet Museum. Peruse exhibits full of rare music boxes inside of a 15th century tower (B,L,D)

EmeraldEXCURSION - A visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Cabinet Museum

Rhine River

Mainz - Frankfurt (Disembark) Sat 22 Aug 2020

Rhine River

After breakfast, disembark the ship (B)

Transfer to the airport in Frankfurt for your return flight to London Sat 22 Aug 2020

Arrive in London Sat 22 Aug 2020

What's included *

  • INCREDIBLE SAVINGS!
  • FREE wine, beer & soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Shore excursions INCLUDED
  • Free €100 on board spend for all bookings - Please hurry - ends 8:30pm 25th January 2020
  • Spacious full board accommodation on board Europe’s most innovative cruise ships
  • All meals throughout your river cruise from a healthy buffet breakfast to a five-course à la carte menu
  • Gratuities are included
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bicycles for use ashore in select destinations
  • Overseas transfers
  • Shore excursions and guided tours almost everyday with personal headset
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Bottled water restocked daily in your cabin
  • Emerald ACTIVE programme with guided bicycle and walking tours
  • At least one extra-special EmeraldPLUS experience offering greater insight into the culture, cuisine and lifestyle of the given destination
  • Return economy flights from a selection of airports
  • First-class service from an English-speaking crew
  • Plus, book an Ocean View cabin or above by 8.30pm 23rd January 2020 and receive a case of Six Fine Wines
  • ROL Cruise will donate £10 per booking to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery for those experiencing unprecedented bushfire activity

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Cabins & Prices

* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.

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Emerald Stateroom

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All Emerald Staterooms feature picture windows and the same high quality facilities as all other cabins. Plus, they're bigger than other standard staterooms, providing excellent value for money. Included in your stateroom: Picture window (approximately 1500mm L X 340mm H) | Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries and hair dryer | Complimentary bathrobes and slippers | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary WiFi | Queen-size hotel-style bed | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Mini-fridge

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Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

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The Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite is a completely new type of cabin that's unique to European river cruising. These spectacular suites boast a revolutionary indoor balcony design, complete with decking area, table and chairs – generating an entirely new space for you to enjoy the landscapes you pass. With the touch of a button, the upper part of the cabin's floor-to-ceiling window drops down to unveil uninterrupted views of the stunning scenery to bring the outdoors in. Included in your suite: Indoor balcony with open-air system | Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries and hair dryer | Complimentary bathrobes and slippers | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary WiFi | Queen-size hotel-style bed | Telephone | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Mini-fridge

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Emerald Grand Balcony Suite

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Grand Balcony Suites boasts a number of fantastic inclusions, such as an in-suite Nespresso machine - an added home comfort that means that you can relax with a hot beverage at any time, day or night. You’ll also have the option to order a delicious continental breakfast to enjoy on the balcony. And for the perfect start and finish to your evening meal, you can enjoy pre-dinner canapés and after dinner sweet treats courtesy of your exclusive room service, which is included in the price of your suite. Included in your suite: Outdoor private balcony with open-air system | Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers | In-suite mini-bar available at own expense | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary Nespresso machine | Complimentary WiFi | Queen-size hotel-style bed | Pillow menu | Telephone | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite | Two items of laundry a day | Invite to dinner at the Captain’s Table

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Owner's One-bedroom Suite

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Owner's One-bedroom Suites have a bedroom which closes off from the rest of the cabin and a separate lounge area. They also include special features, like two sinks in the spacious bathroom, a walk-in wardrobe, iPad, a complimentary Nespresso machine and a complimentary mini-bar restocked daily with wine, beer and soft drinks. You can order a continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats to enjoy in your suite’s lounge or outdoors on your balcony too. Your suite includes: Outdoor private balcony with open-air system | Separate bedroom and lounge area | Large bathroom with two basins, shower, indulgent toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers | Walk-in wardrobe | Complimentary in-suite mini-bar, restocked daily with wine, beer and soft drinks | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary Nespresso machine | Complimentary WiFi | Use of an iPad | Queen-size hotel-style bed | Pillow menu | Telephone | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite | Four items of laundry a day | Invite to dinner at the Captain’s Table

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The Ship - Emerald Sun

The five sister vessels, boasting a modest capacity of 182 guests apiece, are all blessed with a selection of wonderful amenities and features. At the very heart of every Star-Ship in the Emerald Waterways fleet is the Horizon Bar & Lounge. A contemporary, chic social space; the lounge is equipped with a comprehensively-stocked bar, skilled bartenders, help-yourself hot drinks facilities and a generous offering of plush seating and sofas.

What's on board

Sky Barbecue - Golf Putting Green - Club Swimming Pool, Bar & Evening Cinema - Retractable Roof - The Terrce - Horizon Bar - Reflectionss Restaurant - Fitness room - Beauty Center

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* Terms & Conditions

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Booking conditions of Emerald Waterways and Reader Offers Limited Agency Terms of Business apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Free drinks are subject to the cruise lines T&Cs. Drinks are only included with lunch and dinner. Savings is based on two adults sharing. On board spend is per suite. Regional and premium flights will incur supplementary costs, may require an additional overnight stay and may be indirect. Shore excursions are subject to change and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Use of the Wellness area may incur an additional charge. €100 on board spend ends 8:30pm 25th January 2020. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. Meals are included as stated B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner. E&OE.

Case of six fine wines is based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only when booked by 8.30pm 23rd January 2020. 

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