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The Majestic Rhine - Basel to Frankfurt

From £2,295pp

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Discover the Wonders of Europe's Rivers in style

Shore excursions included*

Included drinks*

Included gratuities & free wifi*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 7 nights
  • Departs 14 Aug 2022
  • Sails from Basel, Switzerland
  • Ship Emerald Sun
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1736233‍
  • Voyage code ‍EWFB140822.2‍

Your Itinerary

Rhine river in Basel Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland Sun 14 Aug 2022

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 Mon 15 Aug 2022

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 Tue 16 Aug 2022

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 Wed 17 Aug 2022

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 Thu 18 Aug 2022

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 Fri 19 Aug 2022

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 Sat 20 Aug 2022

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) Sun 21 Aug 2022

Rhine River

After breakfast, disembark the ship (B)

What's included *

  • 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
  • Well-appointed suites and spacious public spaces make an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship the perfect base for a European river cruise
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • FREE tea and coffee available throughout your cruise
  • Shore excursions INCLUDED
  • Gratuities are INCLUDED
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Extra special included excursions with EmeraldPLUS & EmeraldACTIVE
  • First-class service from English-speaking crew and knowledgeable guides
  • Complimentary bicycles for use ashore in select destinations
  • Bottled water restocked daily in your cabin
  • Overseas transfers
  • Return scheduled flights from up to 15 UK airports (premium class flights may be available on request) and overseas transfers
  • SAVE an Extra 10% when you pay in Full 12 Months prior to departure

Book today and earn up to £54.06 off your next ROL Cruise booking

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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

  • Occupancy182
  • Length443 ft (135.03 m)
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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

Experience the Difference

  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.8/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating our 25th year as a cruise-only specialist
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

* Terms & Conditions

Book between 13th November until December 24th 2020 and pay in full to enjoy 10% off the advertised fare. If full payment is not received 12 months prior, the Super Earlybird Saving will be removed. The Super Earlybird Saving is applicable on the cruise element only, excludes air fares, port charges, hotel stays and other additional items.

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