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Experience the Northern Rhine & Moselle 2023

Itinerary

Route of the river cruise on the Rhine
Route of the river cruise on the Rhine

We will set off on our exciting Rhine cruise from here, heading for the northern or the southern Rhine. But you shouldn’t miss out on the opportunity to explore this cathedral city, with its wealth of monuments and attractions. The best way is to arrive the day before your cruise departs, so that you can relax – or simply extend your stay in Cologne after the cruise has ended.

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Cochem, on the bank of the Moselle, is another port of call on your Rhine cruise, which will take you onto the Moselle. The entire Moselle region around Cochem is a real sight to behold. The town’s landmark is undoubtedly the famous Reichsburg, a splendid castle that towers above the river. But did you know that the West German government had a secret bunker built here for its federal bank? Strange, but true! And you’ll have the opportunity to visit it during your river cruise.

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Trips

€ 399

The spectacular scenery, the romantic vineyards and the passing Moselle invite you to a cosy wine tasting in Cochem. The Haxel Winery welcomes you with a young and dynamic wine estate. Sample the delicious wines at a wine tasting and learn all about the philosophy of the winery, as well as how the wines are made.

Price:

€ 399 per reservation for max. 7 people

Duration:

approx. 2 h

Transport:

walking

Level:

Moderat

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 42

The second smallest county seat in Germany is one of the most beautiful cities in the Moselle Valley. Cochem’s long history is revealed during a tour of the old town. You walk past the Capuchin monastery, the parish church of St. Martin and the town hall from the 17th century. Mini busses will take you up 100 metres to the imperial castle, which is one of the most beautiful castles in the region. The tour takes you through the neo-Renaissance and neo-Baroque designed rooms with valuable furnishings.

Price:

€ 42 per person

Duration:

approx. 3 h

Transport:

Coach and walking

Level:

Moderat

Hint:

The excursion might be conducted in reverse order

Trier lies right in the Moselle valley, a region characterised by the typical Moselle vineyards. The city boasts many churches, castles and palaces, plus a wealth of historic monuments – with UNESCO World Heritage status. Enjoy your time in the city, explore the Moselle valley and learn about the history of Rhineland-Palatinate. And as another lovely day draws to a close, you can look forward to the next picturesque port of call.

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Trips

€ 299

You would like to discover Trier individually and not walk through the city with the group? Perhaps you have other interests and would like to visit the amphitheatre or the Imperial Baths? Your private tour guide will show you the most beautiful corners of the city according to your wishes.

Price:

€ 299 per reservation for max. 4 people

Duration:

approx. 3 h

Transport:

only english-speaking guide

Level:

Moderat

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 379

Would you like to explore Trier individually and get from A to B in comfort? Then book your private minivan for up to 4 people. An expert tour guide can be booked at the same time if desired.Whether alone, as a couple or with new-found friends, explore the corners of Trier that you would like to see.

Price:

€ 379 per reservation for max. 4 people

Duration:

approx. 3 h

Transport:

Private people carrier

Level:

Leicht

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 359

Explore Trier individually as a couple and get from A to B without stress at the same time? Your driver will take you comfortably to museums, shopping or the famous amphitheatre. An expert tour guide can be booked at the same time if desired.

Price:

€ 359 per reservation for max. 2 people

Duration:

approx. 3 h

Transport:

Private car

Level:

Leicht

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 55

Trier - one of Germany’s oldest cities - is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city was founded around 16 BC by Emperor Augustus and you will find numerous architectural monuments from this period. From the ship, you will drive along the Moselle, past old Moselle cranes and monastery complexes, to the oldest bridge in Germany, the Roman Bridge. In the footsteps of the Romans, you will then explore the amphitheatre, the ruins of Barbara thermal baths, as well as the throne room of Emperor Constantine the Great. We will then pass the Palace of the Electorate from the 18th century before reaching the city's main landmark and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Porta Nigra.

Price:

€ 55 per person

Duration:

approx. 3.5 h

Transport:

Coach and walking

Level:

Anspruchsvoll

€ 32

In Trier you can find 8 of the 46 German UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Such a concentration is unique and there is a lot to explore in the old Roman city. If you prefer to stroll around individually, you may take the transfer bus from the berth directly to the city centre, where you will have ample time to discover the beauty of the old Roman city. After a three hour stay we will take you back to the A-ROSA cruise ship in Mehring.

Price:

€ 32 per person

Duration:

approx. 3.5 h

Transport:

Coach and walking

Level:

Leicht

€ 65

Two rivers on your trip are not enough? Then come along on the beautiful panoramic drive to the famous Saar Loop. Enjoy the drive through the multifaceted nature park starting near Mehring, with its extensive woodlands, species-rich meadows, the river and stream valleys and the characteristic rock formations. As soon as you reach the viewpoint at the Saar Loop, you will realise why this is supposed to be Germany's most beautiful river loop. After a short stop and walk, your route continues through the nature park back to Trier Mehring.

Price:

€ 65 per person

Duration:

approx. 4 h

Transport:

Coach and walking

Level:

Anspruchsvoll

Experience the unforgettable atmosphere of a picturesque old town full of history and culture, as your Rhine cruise takes you along the Moselle. Enjoy award-winning wines from well-known sites – whether in one of the cosy wine bars, in a rustic wine tavern during a wine-tasting session with a winemaker, or during a tour of the steep vineyard slopes.

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Trips

€ 369

Join us for a private wine tasting in Bernkastel-Kues in the heart of the Moselle region. The Moselle region is Germany's oldest wine region and is home to the steepest vineyard in the world. Take a leisurely walk along the Moselle, past the vineyards, to the Thanisch winery. The family-run winery welcomes you warmly with a glass of sparkling wine and provides you with detailed explanations about the winery and the wine itself. Of course, a high-class tasting of the wines is not to be missed. Enjoy the fine fruity filigree Riesling wines from the region and "Moselaner Fingerfood"!

Price:

€ 369 per reservation for max. 6 people

Duration:

approx. 2 h

Transport:

walking

Level:

Moderat

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 599

The vineyards of Bernkastel-Kues are ideal for a wine walk.While you hike along the romantic vineyards, past wonderful vantage points, you will receive interesting information about the Moselle region and, of course, you are also allowed to taste the wine. At the oldest castle ruins in Germany, the Landshut castle ruins, you will make a short stop and take a guided tour of the castle. Afterwards you hike through the idyllic Bernkastler Schweiz back to the ship.

Price:

€ 599 per reservation for max. 6 people

Duration:

approx. 2.5 h

Transport:

walking

Level:

Sportlich

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

included

Bernkastel-Kues has been blessed twice: once with fertile vineyards and once by perhaps the most unique ensemble of medieval half-timbered buildings. Especially famous for the Spitzhäuschen, which has been balancing on a foundation that appears to be much too narrow since the beginning of the 15th century. It is a true wonder that it has not fallen over yet! The Renaissance city hall, built in 1608, and the Michaela fountain in the market square are just as remarkable as the parish church of St. Michael with its more than 600-year-old tower.

Price:

included

Duration:

approx. 2 h

Transport:

walking

Level:

Moderat

Hint:

This excursion is included on your cruise

€ 79

During the panoramic ride up the Moselle mountains and through idyllic Moselle villages, you will see mainly green and blue. The colours of the vineyards, the water and the sky are omnipresent. On the way, you will visit a Roman wine press. Of course, a small wine tasting in one of the wineries is not to be missed.

Price:

€ 79 per person

Duration:

approx. 3 h

Transport:

Coach and walking

Level:

Moderat

Discover Koblenz during your Rhine cruise. Its history dates back over 2,000 years, making it one of Germany’s oldest cities – and one of its most picturesque, with a wealth of sights and cultural attractions. Marvel at Koblenz’s palaces, stately homes, grand townhouses, narrow lanes and romantic corners. And watch as our A-ROSA ship sails close to the famous Deutsches Eck headland.

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Trips

€ 299

Stroll along Koblenz's kilometre-long riverside promenade and discover the city's landmark, the Deutsches Eck with Kaiser Wilhelm I. There you can also see the beautiful confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers and not far from the Deutsches Eck, the cable car takes you to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Discover the beautiful corners of Koblenz together with your private English-speaking guide!

Price:

€ 299 per reservation for max. 4 people

Duration:

approx. 3 h

Transport:

walking

Level:

Moderat

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 629

Discover one of the oldest cities in Germany and one of the most many-sided. Your private people carrier will take you comfortably from A to B, whether to the old town or to the cable car to visit Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. A visit to Stolzenfels Castle is also recommended. You decide the programme and we will implement it according to your wishes!

Price:

€ 629 per reservation for max. 4 people

Duration:

approx. 3 h

Transport:

Private people carrier

Level:

Leicht

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 599

Experience the romance of the Rhine in Koblenz in the cosiness of your private car. Whether at the Deutsches Eck, in the old town or at the Electoral Palace. We design the programme according to your wishes. To get even closer to the history and life in Koblenz, we recommend an English-speaking guide. This can be booked on request.

Price:

€ 599 per reservation for max. 2 people

Duration:

approx. 3 h

Transport:

Private car

Level:

Leicht

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 299

On this private culinary excursion, you will walk through the alleys of Koblenz's old town and learn exciting anecdotes about life in the historic city. Learn interesting facts about popular recipes around "Debbekoche", "Dunkes" and "kalde Ent" while strolling past the fascinating and historically well-preserved half-timbered houses. Experience the modern city and its architectural masterpieces and and stop off at various places to sample typical Koblenz specialities and small appetisers.

Price:

€ 299 per reservation for max. 7 people

Duration:

approx. 2 h

Transport:

walking

Level:

Moderat

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 45

The breath-taking cable car ride across the Rhine and up to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress should not be missed: Behind you the roofs of Koblenz, below you the broad river and in front of you the gigantic fortress Ehrenbreitstein. This adjective is by no means an exaggeration, as you will be entering the second largest preserved fortress in Europe. Prussian King Friedrich Wilhelm III ordered the construction as part of an anti-French military line. Up to 6,500 craftsmen and day labourers were employed. The mighty fortress rises 118 metres above the Rhine and was once the core of the fortification around Koblenz. Together with the Deutsches Eck (German Corner), it forms the northern gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley. Afterwards we will walk through the old town back to the ship.

Price:

€ 45 per person

Duration:

approx. 2.5 h

Transport:

Cable Car and walking

Level:

Moderat

Hint:

Only offered on cruises between March and October

Did you know that Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands? You only need to cross the Waalburg arch bridge into the centre to understand why the 160,000 inhabitants are so proud of their city: the Waalkade wharf and the silhouette of the city-centre buildings combine to form a truly impressive sight. In this Hanseatic city, tradition and modernity go hand in hand. Discover this wonderful spot directly from your A-ROSA ship during your Rhine cruise.

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Trips

€ 329

Discover the most beautiful corners of Nijmegen with your private English-speaking tour guide. Walk through the oldest city of the country and get to know its history, which already goes back to the Romans. Visit the central and worth seeing old town and explore the Grote Markt as well as the St. Stevenskerk, the Belvedère or the Latijnse School.

Price:

€ 329 per reservation for max. 4 people

Duration:

approx. 2 h

Transport:

only english-speaking guide

Level:

Moderat

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 529

Experience the oldest city in the Netherlands in the comfort of your own private people carrier. To the Grote Markt, past the Stevenskerk or to the Belveder, a watchtower built in the mid-15th century. You decide the programme and we will implement it for you. If you wish, you can book an English-speaking guide to introduce you to the history and life of Nijmegen.

Price:

€ 529 per reservation for max. 4 people

Duration:

approx. 2 h

Transport:

Private people carrier

Level:

Leicht

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 499

Discover Nijmegen individually as a couple. Whether to the Grote Markt in the old town or to the oldest shopping street in Holland. Your driver will take you comfortably from A to B.

Price:

€ 499 per reservation for max. 2 people

Duration:

approx. 2 h

Transport:

Private car

Level:

Leicht

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 19

The Hanseatic city of Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands. Its history goes back to Roman times. Later, the city repeatedly became the imperial residence (during the Carolingian period), as well as a part of the Hanseatic League. In 1678, the Treaty of Peace of Nijmegen between France and the Netherland was signed here. The central old town is especially worth a visit today. You will explore the old town during this guided city walk, where you will also see the St. Stevenskerk, the Belvedère, the Latijnse School and the Grote Markt.

Price:

€ 19 per person

Duration:

approx. 1.5 h

Transport:

walking

Level:

Moderat

Amsterdam is an incredibly varied city. It’s old yet modern, relaxed yet bustling, and arty while also being commercial. With almost 7,500 listed buildings, it has the highest concentration of historical monuments in the whole country. When your Rhine cruise calls at Amsterdam, you’ll be able to discover a piece of history around every corner.

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Trips

€ 399

Would you like to explore Amsterdam individually with your partner or travel companion while travelling in comfort? Your driver can take you to museums, shops and the red-light district. You can also book an expert tour guide at the same time if you wish.

Price:

€ 399 per reservation for max. 2 people

Duration:

approx. 3 h

Transport:

Private car

Level:

Leicht

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 959

There is no better way to explore Amsterdam than from the water. The exclusive canal tour, just for you, takes you through small canals to see Amsterdam's sights and architectural treasures. Your private guide will tell you everything you need to know about this enchanting city. A very special highlight during your holiday!

Price:

€ 959 per reservation for max. 7 people

Duration:

approx. 2.5 h

Transport:

Boat and walking

Level:

Leicht

Hint:

price per boat, max. 7 Guests

€ 429

Discover Amsterdam's unique canals by pedal boat. From the ship you walk to the famous Keizersgracht and from there you can start right away. While the sun is reflecting in the water, you pass the beautiful canal houses and enjoy the charm of the canals. There is no better way to discover the architectural history and the historical sights. A English-speaking tour guide can be booked on request.

Price:

€ 429 per reservation for max. 4 people

Duration:

approx. 2 h

Transport:

walking and pedal boat

Level:

Anspruchsvoll

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 349

Let your private English-speaking tour guide help you discover the best of Amsterdam – whether you’d like to receive advice about what to buy at the flower market, take a stroll along the most picturesque canals or go on a guided tour of the Rijksmuseum. You’ll decide what you want to do, and your guide will tailor the tour to meet your individual requirements. This is also your only opportunity to go on a guided tour of the prettiest part of Amsterdam – the red-light district. The rules changed since the last few years, and large groups of tourists are no longer allowed here. So, if you want to explore the oldest part of the city with the most attractive architecture in depth, this is your chance.

Price:

€ 349 per reservation for max. 4 people

Duration:

approx. 4 h

Transport:

only english-speaking guide

Level:

Moderat

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 459

Would you like to explore the city on your own while travelling in comfort? Then book a private people carrier for up to 4 people. You can also book an expert tour guide at the same time if you wish. Whether you go alone, as a couple or with new friends you’ve made on your cruise, you’ll be able to discover the parts of Amsterdam that you’re most interested in.

Price:

€ 459 per reservation for max. 4 people

Duration:

approx. 3 h

Transport:

Private people carrier

Level:

Leicht

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 49

Laid-back, full of history, brimming with vibrant culture – few European cities are as multifaceted as Amsterdam. Get to know this charming multicultural metropolis as your tour takes you past impressive historical buildings, along charming winding streets and – of course – to the famous city canals.  You’ll then have some free time to explore Amsterdam’s old town around the Bloemenmarkt flower market.

This excursion will not take place on 27 April due to the National Holiday Koningsdag.

Price:

€ 49 per person

Duration:

approx. 3 h

Transport:

Coach and walking

Level:

Leicht

Hint:

The programme may vary

€ 79

A myriad of tulips, crocuses, daffodils and other bulb flowers provide a sea of colour at Keukenhof. No less than 7 million flowers are planted here every year for 30 shows. The walkways through the 32-hectare park lead to seven inspirational gardens. And if the weather doesn't play ball, you can always marvel at the splendour of the various pavilions. Everywhere you will discover the motto 'A World of Colours'. Bright colours, pastels, from light to dark. Discover a colourful sea of flowers.

Takes place only on the following cruises:
22 March | 27 March 2023

Price:

€ 79 per person

Duration:

approx. 4.5 h

Transport:

Coach and walking

Level:

Moderat

€ 55

Haarlem was once a very powerful, rich city and is even older than Amsterdam. Haarlem was mentioned in documents as early as the 10th century. Shipbuilding and beer brewing ensured prosperity, and in the Golden Age cloth weaving was added. You will discover the Grote Markt, where Haarlem's long history is as tangible as its liveliness, old rows of houses, the massive Gothic Grote Kerk, the Renaissance town hall and the "hofjes". Afterwards you have time for your own explorations: you could stroll for hours through the little streets... it is not for no reason considered the cosiest shopping place in Holland.

Takes place only on the following cruises:
Experience the Northern Rhine: 23.04. | 21.05. | 04.06. | 18.06. | 02.07. | 16.07. | 30.07. | 13.08. | 27.08. | 10.09. | 24.09. | 01.10. | 08.10. | 15.10.2023
Experience the Northern Rhine & Moselle: 28.09.2023
Rhine Discovery Amsterdam & Rotterdam: It always takes place.
Rhine Christmas Markets City Experience:  It always takes place.
Rhine City Experiences: 18.11.2023

Price:

€ 55 per person

Duration:

approx. 4 h

Transport:

Coach and walking

Level:

Moderat

€ 45

A canal tour though Amsterdam’s historical centre is a very special experience. As the boat glides slowly through the water, picturesque house fronts, narrow lanes and magnificent historical buildings drift by. And you’ll pass under many handsome bridges that look particularly stunning in the twilight. The extensive network of historic canals covers around 100 kilometres in total. Amsterdam is particularly lovely in the evening, when thousands upon thousands of lights are reflected on the water.

This excursion will not take place on 27 April due to the National Holiday Koningsdag.

Price:

€ 45 per person

Duration:

approx. 2 h

Transport:

Boat and walking

Level:

Leicht

Rotterdam is the second-largest city in the Netherlands, after Amsterdam. Known as ‘Manhattan on the Maas’, it has a more urban, international atmosphere than anywhere else in the whole country. In recent years, Rotterdam has become a centre for architecture – its large architect-designed houses testament to the city’s modernity. With a little luck, you’ll see other cruise ships during your day in Rotterdam, since Europe’s largest maritime port is a major transport hub.

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Trips

€ 449

Rotterdam shows off one impressive sight after another, from its beautiful skyline to the historic harbour, as well as the Wilhelmina Pier with the Hotel New York and the colourful market hall building. There is a lot to see in Rotterdam, and your private English-speaking tour guide will be happy to give you an individual tour of this multifaceted city with the highlights you want to see.

Price:

€ 449 per reservation for max. 4 people

Duration:

approx. 2.5 h

Transport:

only english-speaking guide

Level:

Moderat

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 599

Rotterdam has a lot to offer, and you can’t reach all of its highlights on foot. Why not go and see exactly what you’re interested in, whether it’s the Euromast tower, the MS Rotterdam, Wilhelmina Pier, the Maritime Museum Harbour – or something else. Simply book your private people carrier to ensure that you can get around the city easily and comfortably. You can also book an expert tour guide at the same time if you wish.

Price:

€ 599 per reservation for max. 4 people

Duration:

approx. 2.5 h

Transport:

Private people carrier

Level:

Leicht

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 559

Discover this impressive metropolis easily and comfortably with your partner or travel companion – and explore several different parts of town in one day. There’s so much to see in Rotterdam. You can also book an expert tour guide at the same time if you wish.

Price:

€ 559 per reservation for max. 2 people

Duration:

approx. 2.5 h

Transport:

Private car

Level:

Leicht

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 659

Join us on a tour of Rotterdam past the city's landmarks, such as the Kubus Apartments or the Wittehuis, to the unique Market Hall. With its remarkable building, it attracts all eyes. It combines living space, grocery shops and various market stalls with delicious delicacies. Stroll through the market hall and decide which stall you would like to stop at to taste the different delicacies. Whether cheese or sausage, typical Dutch specialities or delicious donuts, there is a taste for everyone!

Price:

€ 659 per reservation for max. 6 people

Duration:

approx. 2.5 h

Transport:

walking

Level:

Moderat

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 59

Capital of the province Zuid-Holland, and the seat of the Dutch government and parliament, as well as home to the Dutch royal family - The Hague is world famous. The excursion first takes you to the Binnenhof, the impressive main square which dominates the historic city centre. This large rectangular courtyard is surrounded by stately buildings and was the starting point of urban development in the 13th century. In the 17th century, it was considered the centre of European diplomacy and today it is the seat of the Dutch Parliament. Northeast of the square there is the Royal Palace and official residence of the Queen. Behind that you will find the Vredespaleis (Palace of Peace), home to the International Court of Justice. Then continue to Delft, famous for the porcelain Delfts Blauw and for its painter Johannes Vermeer. Here you have time for a leisurely walk along the canals, churches, mansions and beautiful courtyards.

Price:

€ 59 per person

Duration:

ca. 4.5 h

Transport:

Coach and walking

Level:

Moderat

€ 29

While it’s true that Rotterdam can look back on a long history, the city gives an outward impression of being refreshingly modern. Rotterdam is the Netherlands’ main centre of architecture – over the last 20 years an impressive collection of skyscrapers has transformed its skyline. The 46-metre-high Witte Huis was the first skyscraper in Europe, and there’s no denying that the city’s famous Cube Houses are unique too. Of course, during your visit you’ll also see the extraordinary market hall building, which is shaped like a giant aircraft hangar. The interior of the market hall boasts an 11,000-square-metre artwork made up of panels decorated with images of fruit and vegetables. Another thing that makes the building unique is that, as well as housing a market, shops, eateries and a car park, it also has residential units.

Price:

€ 29 per person

Duration:

approx. 2.5 h

Transport:

walking

Level:

Moderat

The small beautiful town of Emmerich on the lower Lower Rhine gives you a nice time out on land during your cruise. Here you can take a stroll along the promenade and enjoy the magnificent view of the Rhine while discovering the "Golden Gate Bridge of the Lower Rhine", a suspension bridge spanning over the Rhine, which, just like its role model, can be seen from afar in vibrant red. Definitely worth taking a souvenir photo!

Trips

€ 299

"Take off your shoes and get into the fun" is the motto at the Barefoot Trail Elten, near Emmerich. An exclusive experience for young and old awaits you. Feel twelve different surfaces, from forest floor, clay and stones to gravel, sand and wood, and walk through the Hochelten forest. Cool off in the Kneipp treading pools and do something for your health at the same time. Enjoy nature and relax on the various tree benches.

Price:

€ 299 per reservation for max. 5 people

Duration:

approx. 2.5 h

Transport:

People carrier and walking

Level:

Anspruchsvoll

Hint:

This excursion is only bookable on request. We recommend that you make a reservation online.

€ 19

Experience the Hanseatic city of Emmerich and discover the story of the ferrywoman Marieken von Emmerik. Join us on a journey through time along the banks of the Rhine with a view of the "Golden Gate" bridge of the Lower Rhine and learn how life was in those days. Our ferrywoman will give you a humorous first-hand account of the old professions, the ferrymen, the raftsmen, the fishermen and the pilots. Be excited and get to know Emmerich in a new way.

The excursion will not take place on the following departures:
21.05. | 13.08. | 01.09.2023

Price:

€ 19 per person

Duration:

approx. 1.5 h

Transport:

walking

Level:

Moderat

Your exciting Rhine cruise ends in Cologne, but your wonderful memories will last forever. Before you start your journey home, use the day to take a further look around North Rhine-Westphalia or explore the city. The magnificent cathedral of Cologne is an absolute must-see. See you soon and Ahoy!

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A-ROSA Premium all inclusive

Enjoy your most beautiful time with maximum comfort and with the all-round carefree package: A-ROSA Premium all inclusive.

Your desired cabin? Voilà! Sauna, fitness area, pool? Always at your service! Top culinary menus? Enjoy your meal! Attractive discounts on all massage and beauty treatments? Of course! Plus all transfers and many other benefits that will always put a smile on your face, while you have nothing to do but think about your next wish.

  • Indulge all day, every day: Comprehensive breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets with live-cooking stations, embarkation refreshment and daily teatime snack
    NEW: The choice between a-la-carte dining and buffet-style dinner as well as special Welcome & Farewell dinners*
  • High-quality drinks throughout the day: including tea, speciality coffees, water, soft drinks, beers, wines as well as a wide selection of sparkling wines, cocktails, and long drinks (also available outside dining hours)
  • NEW: Culinary treats such as midnight snacks and regional delicacies included on many journeys
  • NEW: An included half-day excursion with regional highlights during the day and a special culinary experience onboard in the evening (cruises of 7-nights+)
  • Increased Super Early Booking Discounts for bookings made until 31 Mar 2023 and increased Early Booking Discounts until 28 Feb 2023 and 31 Aug 2023
  • NEW: Room service for all cabin grades
  • Kids up to 15 years of age cruise for free on deck 1**
  • Free change of reservation until 30 days prior to departure
  • NEW: Our Destination Scouts will help you make the most of every city experience with insider tips and recommendations
  • Varied onboard entertainment programme
  • NEW: Performances by regional artists (up to twice a week on cruises 7 nights+)
  • NEW: Special & Event Cruises in the off-peak seasons
  • 15 % discount on wellness and beauty treatments at SPA-ROSA
  • NEW: A-ROSA App & free e-bikes for independent exploration (first come, first served basis)
  • Ship transfers
  • Free WiFi (excluding streaming services)

* A-ROSA SENA: An à la carte dinner will be available at the SENA GRILL for a surcharge. | A-ROSA ALVA: served main course at dinner
** Up to 15 years of age: kids travel for free on deck 1, if accompanied by one full fare paying adult (G-grade cabins 2 adults). Deck 2 and above 30% child discount. For the A-ROSA ALVA (Douro) and A-ROSA SENA (Rhine) other children’s discounts may apply.
*** A-ROSA ALVA: E-bike rental not available.

Book now your trip with the "Premium all inclusive" package until 31 Mar 2023 and you will benefit from our attractive Super Early Booking Discount (limited contingent).

  • Varied gourmet buffets with regional and seasonal specialities
  • Live cooking à la minute
  • No seating or dress code; last but not least, free table times ensure a relaxed atmosphere among the guests
  • A wine list adapted to the region
  • Indoor and outdoor restaurant as well as barbecue buffet on the sun deck of selected ships

Choose exactly the cabin you like. If available, we will book your desired cabin with cabin number.

Dates & Prices

Arrival & Hotel

Outbound & Return flight to/from Cologne, e.g. with Lufthansa, Air France, Swiss

From Munich, Berlin, Vienna or Zurich incl. transfer Airport – Ship – Airport (incl. taxes).

Flights from € 339 per person

By train to Cologne - Rail & Cruise

Train operated by Deutsche Bahn from all German train stations to Cologne.

Train from € 179 per person (without BahnCard 2nd Class)

Arrive on your own - and park safely!

If you plan your arrival individually, we offer you a parking space in a guarded car park for the length of your cruise.

Price from € 78 per car (fenced parking lot)
Price from € 81 per car (roofed parking space

Luxury in the middle of the city center is what the Dorint Hotel am Heumarkt Cologne offers you. The panoramic elevator with a view of the cathedral takes you to your chic room, which includes everything you need to work and relax. In addition, an exclusive fitness and wellness area (fee required) with glass-roofed pool and the chic Harry's New-York Bar await you.

Prices include the tax for the promotion and advancement of culture. Not valid during certain exhibitions in Cologne.

Included services

Overnight stay incl. breakfast, extended stay possible

Double Occupancy 

€ 119 pp

Single Occupancy 

€ 179 pp

Double Occupancy 

€ 129 pp

2 rooms with connecting door for families 

€ 209 pp

The listed Steigenberger Hotel is located in the heart of the Rhine metropolis Cologne, just a few minutes away from historic sights. Within a few minutes you can reach Cologne Cathedral as well as the famous Rhine river promenade and other hotspots of the city.

The 305 modern rooms, some of which even have a view over the city Cologne, are more than just a hotel room. The comfortable furnishings of all rooms include air conditioning, satellite TV, desk, free local calls, safe, minibar as well as a Nespresso coffee machine and a kettle for making tea. The bathrooms are equipped with shower or bathtub.

The Bar Bistro 19NullZwo offers the perfect atmosphere with modern colours and shapes for short breaks with delicious coffee specialities, snacks or a treat for body and soul.

Prices include the tax for the promotion and advancement of culture. Not valid during certain exhibitions in Cologne.

Included services

Overnight stay incl. breakfast, extended stay possible

Double Occupancy 

€ 109 pp

for the following seasons:

01.03.-02.04.2023
17.04.-17.05.2023
21.05.-25.05.2023
31.05.-07.06.2023
07.08.-01.10.2023
16.10.-29.10.2023
SUN - THU

Double Occupancy 

€ 79 pp

for the following seasons:

01.03.-02.04.2023
17.04.-17.05.2023
21.05.-25.05.2023
31.05.-07.06.2023
07.08.-01.10.2023
16.10.-29.10.2023
FRI - SAT

Double Occupancy 

€ 79 pp

for the following seasons:

03.04.-16.04.2023
18.05.-20.05.2023
26.05.-30.05.2023
08.06.-06.08.2023
02.10.-15.10.2023
30.10.-05.11.2023

Single Occupancy 

€ 179 pp

for the following seasons:

01.03.-02.04.2023
17.04.-17.05.2023
21.05.-25.05.2023
31.05.-07.06.2023
07.08.-01.10.2023
16.10.-29.10.2023
SUN - THU

Single Occupancy 

€ 139 pp

for the following seasons:

01.03.-02.04.2023
17.04.-17.05.2023
21.05.-25.05.2023
31.05.-07.06.2023
07.08.-01.10.2023
16.10.-29.10.2023
FRI - SAT

Single Occupancy 

€ 139 pp

for the following seasons:

03.04.-16.04.2023
18.05.-20.05.2023
26.05.-30.05.2023
08.06.-06.08.2023
02.10.-15.10.2023
30.10.-05.11.2023

The Maritim Hotel Cologne is located directly on the Rhine, only a few steps away from the charming old town, the cathedral and the city centre as well as the central station. The hotel impresses with its extraordinary architecture and has 454 rooms and suites, all of which are equipped with a bathroom/toilet, minibar, safe, radio, TV and a telephone. In the spacious, glass-roofed hotel lobby you will find a variety of boutiques and restaurants.

Prices include the tax for the promotion and advancement of culture. Not valid during certain exhibitions in Cologne.

Included services

Overnight stay incl. breakfast, extended stay possible

Double Occupancy 

€ 119 pp

Single Occupancy 

€ 179 pp

Double Occupancy 

€ 129 pp

Single Occupancy 

€ 209 pp

Double Occupancy 

€ 159 pp

Single Occupancy 

€ 279 pp

Excelsior Hotel Ernst – Cologne's only member of The Leading Hotels of the World – offers a unique combination of tradition and innovation. The hotel’s prominent location near Cologne Cathedral means that it is easy to get to, while the harmonious colour scheme and classic yet modern furnishings create a timeless atmosphere. All rooms and suites have free Wi-Fi for mobile devices and are equipped with SuitePad, the hotel’s digital concierge service. The Michelin-starred restaurant "taku" welcomes you with deliciously authentic East Asian masterpieces. And in the gourmet restaurant "Hanse Stube" you can experience French cuisine with local influences. Access to the hotel gym, sauna and steam bath, use of your hotel room’s minibar and a shoeshine service are all included in the price. Prices include culture tax. Offer not valid during certain trade fairs in Cologne.

We would be pleased to make you an offer based on daily updated rates.
For further information, please contact servicea-rosade.

Included services

Overnight stay incl. breakfast, extended stay possible

Ships on this cruise

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