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Enjoy a scenic cruise onboard MS Monet.

Cochem to Basel - MS Monet

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Enjoy a scenic cruise onboard MS Monet.
Cruise the magical Moselle River and enjoy the gentle waters of the romantic Rhine Valley on this exceptional 6-day cruise from Cochem to Basel.
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Highlights

Discover the charming port town of Breisach set between the Rhine River and the Black Forest.

Enjoy a scenic cruise along the picturesque rivers of Moselle and Rhine onboard MS Monet.

Let yourself be whisked away to meandering waters, enjoying the sight of steep cliffs, majestic castles, and impressive vineyards in an area teeming with history. Discover Koblenz, where Rhine and Moselle converge to create a spectacle. See its baroque Old Town and the impressive Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Visit Rüdesheim, known for its wines and cafés, and Heidelberg, one of the most romantic cities in Germany. Along the Alsace Wine Route, you’ll explore traditional villages with hidden secrets, as well as the legendary Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle perched on a peak in the Vosges Mountains. Finally, explore Basel, with its historic old town, quaint passages, and medieval monuments such as the cathedral - the city’s hallmark, and the unmissable bright red town hall.

2020 DEPARTURES
June 23 & 28
August 05 & 10
September 21 & 26

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Included

7-night double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom
All port fees
All meals included - drinks included with meals and at the bar
Official welcome from the captain and crew
Onboard activities
Gala dinner and welcome cocktail
Excursion to Breisach
Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
Headsets for excursions

Itinerary

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Day 1
Cochem - Rauental Moselweiss

Board the ship at 6 PM. After comfortably settling into your cabin, you’ll be introduced to the crew at a welcome cocktail, and the ship will begin its cruise on the Moselle River. Enjoy dinner and an evening of activities on board. You’ll moor in Rauental Moselweiss overnight.

Dinner
Day 2
Rauental Moselweiss - Koblenz - Rüdesheim

The ship will begin to cruise once again early in the morning. You’ll set out on an optional guided tour of Koblenz and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Located at the crossroads of the Rhine and Moselle Regions, and surrounded by several mountain peaks, Koblenz is a rich mosaic of culture and history. You’ll spend the afternoon cruising the Rhine River to Rüdesheim.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Rüdesheim - Mannheim

The ship will start to cruise up the Rhine River to Mannheim River early this morning. You’ll pass in front of the cities of Wiesbaden, Nierstein, and Worms. Join an optional excursion to Heidelberg, the most romantic city in Germany, before we begin our journey to Strasbourg. The ship will cruise through the night. Enjoy an evening of entertainment on board.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Strasbourg - Breisach

You’ll arrive in Strasbourg and leave for an optional, daylong excursion in the area, beginning with a guided visit of the city. Afterwards, you’ll travel along the Alsatian Wine Route and stop at a wine cellar for a tasting. Your afternoon will be spent visiting Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle, where you’ll enjoy a guided tour plunging you into life during the Middle Ages. After this you’ll return to the ship in Breisach and enjoy an Alsatian themed evening on board.

Day 5
Breisach - Basel

The ship will spend the morning cruising to Basel. The afternoon will be dedicated to an optional tour of the city. You’ll discover the old town, its various passages and medieval monuments such as the cathedral - the city’s hallmark, the marketplace, and the bright red town hall. Tonight is your festive gala evening.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Basel

Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9 AM. End of tour.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French, Swiss - German, Italian, Romansh
Currency
SWISS FRANC
5 nights
from AUD1,708
per person, twin share
Cochem
23 & 28 June, 05 & 10 August, 21 & 26 September 2020
Switzerland Brochure
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Optional Extras

Maximize your holiday with the following optional tours:

  • Koblenz and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
  • Basel, the city of art
  • Heidelberg, the most romantic city in Germany
  • Treasures of Alsace tour covering:

          Strasbourg, capital of Europe
          Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle
          The Wine Route in Alsace

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Important notes

 Optional excursions not included in package price.

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