Magical Rhine and Moselle

Start: France Finish: Switzerland

Visiting: Zurich, Strasbourg, Speyer, Rudesheim, Cochem, Cologne, Amsterdam

Duration: 1 Nights

Physical rating: 1

Tour Operator: Collette

Prices From: $3899 $3399


Tour Overview

Glide along the enchanting Rhine and Moselle rivers on a leisurely journey to France, Germany and the Netherlands. Enjoy a walking tour of Lucerne, the “Swiss Paradise on the Lake.” Enjoy a guided tour of Strasbourg. Pause in Rüdesheim to explore the famous Siegfried’s Mechaniches Musikkabinett (Mechanical Music Museum). Tour the 2,000-year-old city of Koblenz. Spend the afternoon in Cochem and sip wine in one of the famous cellars. Join a local expert for a tour of Amsterdam. Cruise past charming panoramas as you get to know the culture and deep history of the region.


  • iconEnjoy a leisurely paced walking tour of Lucerne’s <I>Alstadt</I> (Old Town), exploring the hidden treasures of the city.
  • iconVisit one of Cochem’s renowned wine cellars.
  • iconStroll Cologne’s Old Town during a walking tour.
  • iconExplore the picturesque town of Rudesheim.
  • iconEnjoy unlimited regional wines with every dinner onboard.
  • iconCruise the famous canals of Amsterdam and join a local guide for a city tour.
  • iconEnjoy a Captain’s Gala Dinner aboard your ship.
  • iconDiscover lovely Strasbourg on a guided tour.
  • iconSet out on a 7-night cruise along the Rhine.

Places You'll See


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icon Day 1 : Overnight Flight

Location: Zurich

Accommodation: Dormero Airport Hotel

Discover a dramatic waterway where winding valleys give way to riverside cities and Alpine hamlets. Venture along the Rhine and Moselle and spend time in beloved European cities, getting a taste of the local culture in each stop along the way.

icon Day 2 : Zurich, Switzerland - Tour Begins

Location: Zurich

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Silver III</I>

Meals: Dinner

Your tour opens in Zurich, Switzerland. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.

icon Day 3 : Zurich - Lucerne - Basel - Board Cruise Ship

Location: Zurich

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Silver III</I>

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Experience Lucerne, the “Swiss Paradise on the Lake.” On a leisurely paced Alstadt (Old Town) walking tour, see the hidden treasures of this 800-year-old city, including the covered Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument. Head to Basel and board your ship. Your home for the next seven nights, the ship offers an array of amenities including outside staterooms, unlimited wine with every dinner, and daily onboard musical performances. This evening, enjoy a cocktail reception followed by a welcome aboard dinner.

icon Day 4 : Strasbourg, France

Location: Strasbourg

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Silver III</I>

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Cross the French border and experience Strasbourg, a fairytale town that blends centuries of international influences to create its own unique culture. On a guided tour of the old quarter, Petite France, take in the iconic timber-framed houses, the Cathedral of Notre Dame, and Place de la République. Make the most of some free time to explore this perfectly preserved town before returning to your ship.

icon Day 5 : Speyer, Germany - Mannheim

Location: Speyer

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Silver III</I>

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sail to Speyer, one of Germany’s oldest cities, and step back in time on a walking tour to explore the Old Gate and the Jewish baths. Later, the river takes you to Mannheim where you will have free time to explore this German city and its parks on your own. Perhaps you will join an optional excursion to Heidelberg, an ancient city of Renaissance buildings and castle ramparts.

icon Day 6 : Rüdesheim - Koblenz

Location: Rudesheim

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Silver III</I>

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your first stop of the day is Rüdesheim, which you’ll explore with an expert guide. Visit the city’s famous Siegfried’s Mechanisches Musikkabinett (Mechanical Music Museum) and hear the traditional music of barrel organs and medieval instruments. Your next stop is Koblenz; get to know this 2,000-year-old city on a tour before docking for the evening. See such sights as the town’s old quarter, badly damaged during World War II and then rebuilt, as well as the Schaengel Fountain at the town hall.

icon Day 7 : Moselle River - Cochem

Location: Cochem

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Silver III</I>

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Continue along the Moselle River to Cochem, a storybook town overlooking the water. Embark on a guided tour through the town and into Reichsburg Castle, a fortress perched high above the surrounding area. End your tour in one of Cochem’s wine cellars, introducing you to the culture with a local winemaker and a tasting of regional Mosel wines.

icon Day 8 : Cologne

Location: Cologne

Accommodation: <I>MS Amadeus Silver III</I>

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

As the sun rises, cross into the Rhine River and pass through the picturesque German landscape dotted with medieval towns. Your journey brings you to Cologne, where you will join a guide for a walking tour of the city’s Gothic Old Town. Wander along cobblestone streets and admire the Cologne Cathedral, the Roman Dionysus mosaic, and the Romanesque church of St. Martin. End your day at the Captain’s Gala Dinner – a lively celebration of food, music and entertainment.

icon Day 9 : Amsterdam, Netherlands

Location: Amsterdam

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Begin your day in Amsterdam, a city of narrow canals and stone bridges. Embark on a tour with a local expert before seeing the city from a different perspective, voyaging along the city’s centuries-old canal system. Sail by charming cafés and famous 16th-century row houses stacked side-by-side.

icon Day 10 : Amsterdam - Disembark Ship - Tour Ends

Location: Amsterdam

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, wish the river valleys goodbye as you disembark and your tour comes to a close.


  • Set out on a 7-night cruise along the Rhine.
  • Discover lovely Strasbourg on a guided tour.
  • Enjoy a leisurely paced walking tour of Lucerne’s Alstadt (Old Town), exploring the hidden treasures of the city.


Innsbruck: Heidelberg Excursion

Today you travel from Mannheim to the romantic and picturesque city of Heidelberg, home to the world-famous university of the same name. You will enjoy a comprehensive tour of this ancient city situated along the banks of the river Neckar, including a visit to Heidelberg Castle, one of the most important Renaissance structures remaining in Europe. Enjoy stunning views of the town and countryside from the castle ramparts. Your tour includes stops at key historical and cultural sights of the city, followed by free time to enjoy the area on your own. You will return to the ship by coach. Duration approximately 4.5 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 20 passenger(s) is required to operate this option. This option is only available until 15 days prior to departure. After this time, the option may be purchased once you are onboard the cruise ship directly from the cruise line. Due to the nature of this option, once purchased it will be nonrefundable. Please note that the price is subject to change at any time prior to purchase.

Price: £80

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Dates & Availability

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Saturday Aug 28, 2021