2020 : Treasures of the Main & Rhine : 7-Night Cruise : Nuremberg to Amsterdam : ms AmaDante
Treasures of the Main & Rhine
CRUISE FROM : Nuremberg to Amsterdam
Get lost in the medieval chivalric atmosphere of Nuremberg's Kaiserburg Castle, representative of the thousands of fortresses that dotted Germany's landscape in the Middle Ages. Marvel at an immaculate example of Baroque architecture at the designated UNESCO World Heritage Wurzburg Residenz, a reminder of life lived on a grand scale. Savor the storybook atmosphere of some of Europe's most charming towns, Wertheim and Rudesheim; and along the way, get swept up in the many treasures just waiting to be discovered along the Rhine and Main rivers.
COUNTRIES: Germany, Netherlands,
RIVERS: Rhine, Main
Treasures of the Main & Rhine
At A Glance
On our cruises, you will enjoy an extensive lineup of included tours. In many cases, you will have a choice of excursions, such as standard tours, bike tours, hikes and Special Interest Tours. We always include a large variety of activities so that you can choose how you want to explore. No matter your preference, your days will be full of discovery and wonder.
AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
Day 1 : NUREMBERG, GERMANY - EMBARKATION
Board your cruise in Nuremberg and meet your fellow passengers. The ship will moor overnight in Nuremberg. (D)
Day 2 : BAMBERG
Explore enchanting Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in one of three ways. Join a guided walking tour of this medieval gem to see its cathedral, Old Town Hall and elegant old mansions followed by a tasting of the city's famous smoked beer. Or indulge in the local flavors by sampling smoked beer, licorice root and Hornla pastry, a local favorite whose recipe dates back to 1427. And for those wishing to explore the town more actively, hop on a bike for a guided bike tour along the Main River and to its quirky quarters beyond the town center. In the evening, sail to the Bavarian town of Volkach, where you'll enjoy a free evening strolling along the streets and visiting shops and cafes. (B,L,D)
Day 3 : WURZBURG
Visit Wurzburg, nestled along the "Romantic Road" in the middle of Germany's largest wine producing region. Join a walking tour of this beautiful city bursting with Baroque splendor. Or admire its crown jewel, the Baroque Residenz Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that features an opulent interior, including a grand fresco by Tiepolo. As an alternative, hike up to Marienberg Fortress, dating back to the 13th century, and overlooking the Main. You may also head to picturesque Rothenburg on the "Romantic Road," known for its well-preserved medieval Old Town. (B,L,D)
Day 4 : WERTHEIM
Wertheim's old town center still features half-timbered houses and the Gothic architecture of the Stiftskirche, its oldest Protestant church. You may either join a guided walking tour through the historic city center or learn the art of pretzel making with a visit to a local bakery. For those seeking a more active adventure, take a scenic bike ride through the Main River Valley. (B,L,D)
Day 5 : RUDESHEIM-LAHNSTEIN
Cruise from the meandering Main River to the captivating Rhine River en route to the winemaking town of Rudesheim. Once there, you will have a choice of three excursions. Wine connoisseurs will want to go on a wine tasting with a local vintner. Alternatively, visit hike through a Rudesheim vineyard or take a bike ride through the Rheingau wine region. During the afternoon, set sail along the scenic Rhine River Gorge with its fabled legends and many castles to Lahnstein, where you'll visit Lahneck Castle. (B,L,D)
Day 6 : COLOGNE
Join a guided tour through the Old Town and explore the UNESCO-designated cathedral. Continue on to the Cologne Rathaus, Germany's oldest town hall, the Overstolzenhaus and the Festival Hall. For a different view of the city, visit a local tavern to taste its famous Kolsch beer, only made in Cologne, and reibekuchen mit apfelmus, potato pancakes typically served with applesauce. Active adventurists will want to join a guided bike ride along the Rhine. (B,L,D)
Day 7 : AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLandS
View Amsterdam on a scenic canal cruise, taking in the magic of its iconic bridges. (B,L,D)
Day 8 : AMSTERDAM - DISEMBARKATION.
Bid farewell to Amsterdam and prepare for your homebound flight. (B)
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- Cruise Line
- Offer valid through 12/31/2019
- 8 Days
- Cruise Ship
- ms AmaDante
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Important Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.
Port Charges not included in cruise price $189 per person.
Single Supplement for Cruise 50% of twin price; Suites 100% of twin price.
Single Supplement for Land $450 per person.
Bedding Please select bedding configuration at the time of booking. The Options are: Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).
Terms & Conditions:
All rates are per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy in an entry level category stateroom unless stated otherwise. Offer is valid on select sailings only and applicable to new bookings only. Unless explicitly stated that single supplement is waived, solo travelers in a double occupancy stateroom must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Ask about Solo Traveler promotions. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. Port charges, land programs and round-trip airfare are not included in cruise price. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.