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Free house wine, beer & soft drinks with lunch and dinner

All flights & overseas transfers included*

Incredible SAVINGS of up to £2,000*

Expert-Led Shore Excursions & Gratuities Included*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 14 nights
  • Departs 08 Dec 2025
  • Sails from Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Ship Travelmarvel Polaris
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍2146346
  • Voyage code ‍EUTC15F

Your Itinerary

Fly from London

Fly from London Mon 08 Dec 2025

Fly from London

regional flights may be available on request

Bikes leaning against a fence in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands Mon 08 Dec 2025

Bikes leaning against a fence in Amsterdam

Upon arrival, transfer to a 4★ river ship to begin your 14 night river cruise to Budapest. This evening, get to know your fellow travellers and crew at the Captain’s Welcome Reception (D)

Bikes leaning against a fence in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands Tue 09 Dec 2025

Bikes leaning against a fence in Amsterdam

Board a glass-top boat to see the city’s waterside façades, explore the windmills of a traditional Dutch village or enjoy time to explore at leisure. This evening, enjoy a delicious Gala Dinner (B,L,D)

A panoramic view of Cologne

Cologne – Brühl, Germany Wed 10 Dec 2025

A panoramic view of Cologne

Disembark and take a short drive to the town of Brühl (B,L,D)

★ Insider Experience: Visit World Heritage-listed Augustusburg Castle. On a tour of the 18th century castle, learn enthralling stories of its infamous former resident and marvel at the ornate staircase, with marble and stucco work by Balthasar Neumann

Rhine Gorge, Germany

Cruising Rhine Gorge - Rüdesheim, Germany Thu 11 Dec 2025

Rhine Gorge, Germany

Cruise through the awe-inspiring Rhine Gorge. Your ship docks in Rüdesheim later. Here, the Winzerexpress mini-train will take you through town to the fascinating Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. (B,L,D)

A panoramic view of Miltenberg

Miltenberg, Germany Fri 12 Dec 2025

A panoramic view of Miltenberg

As the sun sets, watch the glittering lights of medieval towns slip past as you sit down to dinner and cruise through the night (B,L,D)

★Insider Experience: Be welcomed into the homes of friendly Miltenberg locals for coffee and cake

The sun setting over Wurzburg

Würzburg, Germany Sat 13 Dec 2025

The sun setting over Wurzburg

The architectural beauty that defines Würzburg is on show today as you see the gardens of the Würzburg Residence. Here, a walk through Würzburg Court Garden is a delight (B,L,D)

A panoramic view of Bamberg

Bamberg, Germany Sun 14 Dec 2025

A panoramic view of Bamberg

In World Heritage-listed Bamberg, enjoy a guided tour, including highlights such as the Old Town Hall and the Bamberg Cathedral (B,L,D)

A panoramic view of Nuremberg

Nuremberg, Germany Mon 15 Dec 2025

A panoramic view of Nuremberg

Cruise the Main-Danube Canal, crossing Europe’s Continental Divide before continuing onto Nuremberg, the site of Hitler’s infamous rallies (B,L,D)

The view over Regensburg

Regensburg, Germany Tue 16 Dec 2025

The view over Regensburg

Enjoy a guided tour of Regensburg, highlights include the Old Town Hall, city centre, the Romanesque fortress walls and the Porta Pretoria (B,L,D)

The view over Passau

Passau, Germany Wed 17 Dec 2025

The view over Passau

After breakfast, travel to the idyllic city of Passau for a walking tour of Passau or grab a bike and set out for the morning to explore yourself (B,L,D)

★Insider Experience: Back on board, sample flavoursome local beer and Bavarian snacks, accompanied by traditional folk music, song and dance

Melk Cruises

Melk – Dürnstein, Austria Thu 18 Dec 2025

Melk Cruises

This morning dock in the surprisingly picturesque city of Melk and join a local guide for a tour through magnificent Melk Abbey. Afterwards, cruise to the quaint town of Dürnstein.(B,L,D)

Vienna Cruises

Vienna, Austria Fri 19 Dec 2025

Vienna Cruises

Embrace the splendour of the former Habsburg empire and the sheer elegance of the Austrian capital as you drive around the famed Ringstrasse. On arriving in the city centre, join a walking tour (B,L,D)

★ Insider Experience: This afternoon, pay a visit to the famous Naschmarkt. Browse the fresh produce stalls and sample some local delicacies, including Kaiserschmarrn and Palatschinken

Vienna Cruises

Vienna, Austria Sat 20 Dec 2025

Vienna Cruises

Spend today exploring at your leisure (B,L,D)

A panoramic view of Chain Bridge in Budapest

Budapest, Hungary Sun 21 Dec 2025

A panoramic view of Chain Bridge in Budapest

After breakfast, enjoy a guided tour of Budapest. Highlights include Matthias Church, the Fisherman’s Bastion, Heroes’ Square and the spectacular Hungarian Parliament Building. (B,L,D)

A panoramic view of Chain Bridge in Budapest

Budapest, Hungary - Disembark the ship Mon 22 Dec 2025

A panoramic view of Chain Bridge in Budapest

Itinerary is based on 2022 departures - Itinerary & excursions may differ for 2021 & 2020

Fly to London

Fly to London Mon 22 Dec 2025

Fly to London

regional flights may be available on request

Arrive in London

Arrive in London Mon 22 Dec 2025

Arrive in London

What's included *

  • Incredible SAVINGS of up to £2,000
  • 14 NIGHT river cruise on board your new 4★ Contemporary River Ship, including:
  • All delicious on board meals, freshly prepared by an expert chef to reflect regional flavours
  • Enjoy a four-course affair in the Constellations Restaurant on board your stylish 4★ river ship
  • FREE house wine, local beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board
  • INCLUDED gratuities
  • All sightseeing shore excursions and on board entertainment
  • Exclusive Insider Experiences – unique sightseeing activities, memorable interactions with the local people and exclusive culinary experiences
  • Freedom of Choice touring allowing you to tailor your holiday around your own interests (on select sailings)
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Cruise Director and local guides
  • All port charges, taxes and tipping
  • Return flights & overseas transfers included (premium class flights may be available on request)
  • Plus, book an Ocean View Stateroom or above by 8pm 24th June 2024 and receive a FREE Champagne Gift Box

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The Ship - Travelmarvel Polaris

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  • Length443 ft (135.03 m)
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Embrace the freedom to discover the quaint villages, riverside paths and delightful countryside aboard Travelmarvel Polaris. This stylish vessel has been custom-designed specifically for Europe’s waterways.

What’s onboard: Alfresco Lounge, Constellations Restaurant, Fitness Room, McGeary’s Bar, Reception, Shop, Sky Deck Terrace & Bar, True North Lounge, Whirlpool and much, much more.

Travelmarvel Polaris

Experience the Difference

  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL licence protects all our packages or tailor-made 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 4.9/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating over 25 years as a cruise-only specialist
  • Insurance Guidance - ROL Cruise will assist you with obtaining insurance cover, including Covid-cover.
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

* Terms & Conditions

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Booking conditions of APT Group and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. This tour is operated by Travelmarvel, part of the APT group. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except single suites, may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Regional flights will incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay. Tours are subject to change, are non-transferable and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Savings are based on two adults sharing. Itinerary is subject to change due to water levels. Drink inclusions are subject to the cruise lines t&c's. Meals are included as stated B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE

***Please be aware that APT have a new health and safety policy for cruising. Customers will have to have both doses of the COVID vaccination to travel on an APT & Travelmarvel cruise. If a customer does not have both doses of their covid vaccination before departure, customers will be able to transfer to a later date. If there are any medical reasons why customers cannot have the covid vaccination APT/Travelmarvel will look at these on a case-by-case basis. APT will be increasing sanitation practices in all public areas, such as dining rooms and outside railings. These areas will be cleaned regularly with hospital-grade cleaning products. Dining will also be more socially aware – APT will be offering multiple dining options in their restaurants to give passengers more space.***

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