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Castles along the Rhine - Basel to Amsterdam

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Complimentary Shore Excursions Included*

Complimentary Unlimited Drinks, Wi-Fi & Gratuities Included*

Exclusive Savings - Only available when booking with ROL Cruise*

Just a Deposit Required, then Nothing to Pay until 2021*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 7 nights
  • Departs 29 May 2022
  • Sails from Basel, Switzerland
  • Ship River Queen
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1742602‍

Your Itinerary

Fly from London Sun 29 May 2022

(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

Rhine river in Basel Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland Sun 29 May 2022

Rhine river in Basel Switzerland

Upon arrival, transfer to the port and embark the ultra-luxurious river ship for your seven night all-inclusive river cruise

Breisach am Rhein

Breisach, Germany Mon 30 May 2022

Breisach am Rhein

Breisach is your gateway to the Alsatian wine road and your launching point for an excursion along the celebrated Route des Vins, which hugs the foothills of the Vosges mountain range, or a city tour of Freiburg. This morning, enjoy leisure time as you sail the scenic Upper Rhine to Breisach.  A special Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you this evening. (B,L,D)

Optional Excusions: Choice of Alsatian villages (This excursion is only available on sailings that belong to the Generations program - please ask your ROL Cruise Specilaist for more details) or Freiburg city tour 

Church of St. Paul in Strasbourg at sunrise, France

Kehl - Strasbourg, France Tue 31 May 2022

Church of St. Paul in Strasbourg at sunrise, France

See Strasbourg on foot with an insightful local expert, where this historic town with its cobbled lanes, half-timbered homes, giant stork nests and impossible-to-resist pastry shops will win your heart. Kehl, directly across the river from Strasbourg, will be your ship’s base while you explore the Alsatian capital. If you’re feeling adventurous, take advantage of Uniworld’s bicycles or Nordic walking sticks and explore the banks of the river. You have the entire afternoon to see more of Strasbourg on your own. (B,L,D)

Optional Excusions: Choice of Strasbourg panoramic tour with cathedral and Old Town walk or Alsatian house with tasting

Cathedral at Speyer Germany

Mannheim - Speyer, Germany Wed 01 Jun 2022

Cathedral at Speyer Germany

Speyer—“spire” in English—is well named, since the four red towers of the Romanesque cathedral dominate the Old Town. (B,L,D)

Optional Excusions: Choice of Baroque Palace of Mannheim or Private Doktorenhof vinegar estate visit and tasting

Boppard, Germany

Rudesheim - Boppard, Germany Thu 02 Jun 2022

Boppard, Germany

Experience Germany’s fabled Rhine River in the towns of Rüdesheim and Boppard. Enjoy a private tasting of estate-grown Rieslings at Castle Vollrads, take a stroll through beautiful Boppard, or hike through some of the most beautiful landscapes that line the Rhine. This morning, you’ll cruise out of Rüdesheim and into the sublimely beautiful and romantic Upper Middle Rhine Valley. (B,L,D)

Optional Excusions: Choice of Castle Vollrads wine tasting or Rüdesheim wine village and panoramas of Niederwald Monument or Boppard village stroll or "Let's Go" Rhine hiking

Rhine River

Boppard - Koblenz, Germany Fri 03 Jun 2022

Rhine River

Get to know Koblenz, a historic town with a colorful past and eclectic architecture, and enjoy a visit to the stunningly medieval Marksburg Castle. As you come upon picture-perfect Koblenz, you’ll sail past Deutsches Eck (German Corner) with its historic monument to Kaiser Wilhelm I. (B,L,D)

Featured Excusion: “Let's Go” bike the castles 

Optional Excusions: Choice of Koblenz walking tour or Marksburg Castle visit

Cologne, Germany Sat 04 Jun 2022

History buffs will enjoy an expertly led tour through Cologne’s Old Town, where three medieval gates remain standing, as does the old city hall with its Renaissance façade. Wander through the city’s historical center and take in its charming atmosphere, narrow alleyways flanked by old houses and countless breweries. No matter how you choose to explore Old Town, you’ll also have ample free time to explore on your own. In the evening, a special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you. (B,L,D)

Featured Excursion: Cologne walking tour

Canal at sunset, Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands - Disembark the ship Sun 05 Jun 2022

Canal at sunset, Amsterdam

Although equally famous for its rebellious contemporary edginess, Amsterdam is a picturesque city with a fascinating history and rich artistic heritage.

Transfer to the airport for your flight from London Sun 05 Jun 2022

(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

Arrive in London Sun 05 Jun 2022

What's included *

  • Exclusive Savings when you book with ROL Cruise
  • Unlimited beverages included on board, including fine wine, beer, premium spirits, soft drinks, speciality coffee and tea, and mineral water
  • All gratuities, both on board and on shore
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all excursions
  • Use of Nordic walking sticks
  • Butler service for all suites
  • FREE Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Impeccable service with one of the highest staff-to-guest ratios of any cruise line
  • On board fitness centre
  • On board exercise and wellness classes, led by certified wellness instructors in Europe
  • Elegant and well-appointed staterooms and suites with the finest linens, towels and Savoir® of England beds
  • On board entertainment and Signature Lectures
  • JUST A DEPOSIT REQUIRED, THEN NOTHING TO PAY UNTIL 2021
  • Return flights (regional and premium class flights may be available on request) and overseas transfers
  • Health & Sanitation Protocols: - All guests must complete a health screening prior to embarkation. - Gloves, face masks and small bottles of hand sanitizer will be readily available for each guest. - All coffee table books, magazines and brochures have been removed from public use. Guests will be able to access these reading materials via a complimentary PressReader app on their mobile devices. For full details, please visit the Uniworld cruise line page. Health & Sanitation Protocol features may vary in Russia & Asia.
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8pm 12th December and receive a FREE Case of Six Fine Wines

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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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Classic

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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, waffle bathrobes, and slippers

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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, waffle bathrobes, and slippers

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French Balcony

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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) Handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, waffle bathrobes, and slippers

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Lavishly appointed riverview suite (215 sq ft - 20 sq m) Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, waffle bathrobes, and slippers Additional special amenities and services

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The Ship - River Queen

  • Occupancy128
  • Length361 ft (110.03 m)
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One of the most unique ships cruising Europe’s waterways, the River Queen has an exterior resembling the steamships of the 1930s and an elegant Art Deco interior. Decorated in richly textured blue and white fabrics—with marble bathrooms and inspiring artwork—River Queen is a sublime floating hotel designed with your every comfort in mind. River Queen was rated the #1 ship in the entire cruise industry (both river and ocean) in the 2012 Conde´ Nast Traveller Readers' Cruise Poll.

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  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.8/5.
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* Terms & Conditions

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Booking conditions of Uniworld and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offers apply to new bookings only. Regional and premium class flights will incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay. Unlimited drinks are subject to the cruise line’s T&Cs. Savings are based on two adults sharing. Tours are subject to change and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Order of sightseeing may change throughout the itinerary. Substitute visits to other sites may occur during your trip due to water levels or other uncontrollable factors. Spa facilities will incur an additional charge. Additional discount is not advertised and will need to be taken off the fare. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.

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