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Enjoy Christmas markets, historical cities and the twinkling lights of the festive season on a first class cruise on the Rhine. An unforgettable and highly enjoyable experience

The Rhine is one of Europe’s Greatest Rivers, from its source high in the Alps to Amsterdam, it flows 800 miles through the heart of Europe.

The best way to explore this majestic waterway is aboard our first class river ships, the A-Rosa Aqua and A-Rosa Flora where you will discover untamed landscapes, secluded castles, romantic villages and bustling metropolises, medieval old towns, half-timbered houses and modern architecture. Your ship moors in the centre of villages, towns and cities enabling easy independent exploration from the ship or take a range of optional guided excursions.

The festive river cruise on the Rhine is one of life’s special travel experiences. The atmosphere on board your ship (with all drinks included) is full of the excitement of Christmas, your ship moors at the most famous German, French and Dutch markets where you can purchase Xmas gifts and enjoy a glass of gluhwein and the twinkling lights of the varied riverscapes will lift your heart.

We are pleased to offer two cruises on the Rhine this festive season, one sailing south through the scenic middle Rhine to Strasbourg and including a visit to the University city of Heidelberg. The other, an opportunity to combine a visit to Cologne’s Xmas market and Cathedral with a cruise on the Dutch waterways visiting ancient Nijmegen, Rotterdam and the incredible Amsterdam Light Festival where you will enjoy a cruise on the canals to observe the sculptures lit up in all their glory.

You will enjoy first class accommodation and facilities (including a luxury spa) and German excellence in every aspect of your trip. Our partner is the most experienced river cruise operator on the Rhine. All meals, all drinks (water, tea, coffee, wine, beer, spirits and cocktails), afternoon tea and entertainment are included.

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