5Nights

Main River Enchanting Christmas Markets

Weihnachtsmarkt mit A-ROSA

Highlights of the Advent Cruise

A special winter fairytale on the Danube!

From Nuremberg to Regensburg and Kelheim to Nuremberg.

An Advent cruise along the Danube and Main offers a magical opportunity to experience the festive atmosphere in historic cities. We start in medieval Nuremberg, where the famous Christkindlesmarkt bathes the old town in a magical light. Stroll between the festively decorated stalls and enjoy mulled wine and, of course, gingerbread. Continue to Regensburg, where the romantic Christmas market at Thurn & Taxis Castle enchants visitors to the medieval alleyways and the illuminated old town. On the way to Kelheim, you can enjoy the picturesque landscape along the Danube. Once in Kelheim, we immerse ourselves in the pre-Christmas atmosphere of the Christmas market and enjoy local specialities. And you can use the way back to Nuremberg to simply reflect on the great experiences of the cruise and get in the mood for the upcoming festive season.

Panorama Nuernberg

Nürnberg

Nuremberg - a city full of history, culture and a vibrant atmosphere! Explore the fascinating sights of this charming city, starting with the impressive Imperial Castle, which towers high above the Old Town and offers a breathtaking view over Nuremberg. Immerse yourself in history at the Germanic National Museum, one of Germany's largest cultural history museums, or stroll through the Old Town's special alleyways, lined with traditional half-timbered houses and lively markets. Visit the world-famous Nuremberg Christmas Market, which enchants every visitor with its festive splendor and traditional delicacies.

Auf dem Rhein nach Regensburg

Regensburg

In Regensburg, you can explore the fascinating sights of this medieval city, starting with the majestic Stone Bridge, which crosses the Danube and is an impressive example of medieval engineering. Stroll through the narrow streets of the Old Town and marvel at the atmospheric Christmas market on Neupfarrplatz square at Christmas time, where the scent of mulled wine and roasted almonds fills the air. The imposing Regensburg Cathedral and the historic town hall with its magnificent carillon also shine in a particularly festive light!

Kehlheim von der Vogelperspektive

Kelheim

Kehlheim is a town with a wealth of sights and an idyllic ambience! Here you can explore a thrillingly beautiful environment, starting with the impressive Danube Gorge, where the mighty rocks of the Weltenburger Engel rise above the river and provide a spectacular backdrop. Visit the Kelheim Liberation Hall, a monumental building on the Michelsberg, which commemorates the wars of liberation against Napoleon and offers a breathtaking view over the town and the Danube valley.

Itinerary

Map: Main River Enchanting Christmas Markets
Map: Main River Enchanting Christmas Markets

There’s so much to say about Nuremberg – and this city in Franconia has so many attributes. It’s the city of Wagner’s Master-Singers, Dürer, the Christkindlmarket, gingerbread and bratwurst. This means that you can choose what you’d like to focus on. Interested in food and drink, or culture? Or both? You’re bound to find what you’re looking for here. On this cruise along the Rhine and Main, a stroll through Nuremberg will definitely be worth it.

Nuernberger Kaiserburg

You’ll spend your day in Regensburg admiring the churches, towers and patrician houses from the 13th and 14th centuries – in a form not otherwise found north of the Alps – that characterise this one-time free imperial city. Regensburg’s old town is very important thanks to its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy views of the city from your vantage point on the Danube. You’ll be able to see the magnificent cathedral from afar.

Regensburg mit A-ROSA entdecken

Regensburg, the charming city on the banks of the Danube in Bavaria, is best known for its rich history, well-preserved medieval architecture and lively atmosphere. The historic centre of Regensburg is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and offers a fascinating mix between historical flair and modern life. Regensburg is also known for its diverse culinary offerings. Visitors should definitively try the typical Bavarian specialities, such as Weißwurst, pretzels and beer in cosy beer gardens or traditional inns.

Regensburg mit A-ROSA entdecken

Regensburg

Dep 03:00 pm

You’ll spend your day in Regensburg admiring the churches, towers and patrician houses from the 13th and 14th centuries – in a form not otherwise found north of the Alps – that characterise this one-time free imperial city. Regensburg’s old town is very important thanks to its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy views of the city from your vantage point on the Danube. You’ll be able to see the magnificent cathedral from afar.

Regensburg mit A-ROSA entdecken

Kelheim

Arr 08:00 pm Dep 19:30 pm

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.

Kehlheim von der Vogelperspektive

There are numerous sights to discover in Nuremberg, including Nuremberg Castle, an impressive medieval castle with panoramic views over the city. The Old Town, with its winding alleyways, historic buildings and lively markets is just perfect for a leisurely stroll. The main market square, famous for the Christkindlesmarkt at Christmastime, is a popular attraction.

Nuernberger Kaiserburg

Your cruise ends in Nuremberg. The imposing castle Kaiserburg towers majestically over the rooftops and offers a breathtaking view of the old town. The old town itself is a living museum, dotted with Gothic churches and picturesque half-timbered houses. Make one last stop at the museum Albrecht Dürer Haus, the only surviving 16th century artist's house in Northern Europe, before you start your journey back home. 

Nuernberger Kaiserburg

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.

  • Full Board Plus: breakfast and lunch buffets, in the evening you choose your starters and desserts from the delicious buffet, the main courses are served at the table.
  • High-quality drinks included throughout the day: tea, coffee and coffee specialities, water, soft drinks, beer, prosecco, as well as a selection of wines
  • A-ROSA Best Price until 31 July 2024, Super Early Booking Discounts for bookings made until 30 November 2024 and Early Booking Discounts for bookings made until 28 February 2025 for cruises from March – October 2025 and bookings made until 31 August 2025 for cruises from November 2025 until January 2026.
  • Children up to and including 15 years accompanied by at least one supervising adult receive a 30 % discount.¹
  • One free change of reservation up to 30 days before departure
  • Comprehensive service concept with Guest Relations Management
  • Varied onboard entertainment for cruises of 7 nights or more with local performers
  • A-ROSA App with information about your cruise
  • Free use of the on-board facilities such as whirlpool and fitness room
  • A-ROSA App with information about your cruise
  • Transfer between airport or TGV train station and ship when arrival is booked through A-ROSA
  • English-speaking travel and hotel management on our international ships.
  • Toiletries as well as bathrobes on request
  • Port charges
     

¹ Children up to and including 15 years of age travel free of charge when accompanied by at least one (two in Cat. G) supervising adult on Deck 1. From Deck 2 children receive a 30 % discount. Furthermore, children up to 7 years of age accompanied by 2 supervising adults can use a sofa bed free of charge on the A-ROSA SENA in categories B - D. On the A-ROSA ALVA, A-ROSA ALEA & A-ROSA CLEA children accompanied by at least one supervising adult receive a 30 % discount. The children’s discount is only valid for the cruise itself. Limited availabilities on all cruises.
² If a flight or TGV booking is made through A-ROSA, the transfer is included. You will receive the relevant details with your travel information.

PLEASE NOTE: Transfer between railway station and ship on the Danube & Rhine can be booked for an additional fee.

A-ROSA Best Price until 31 July 2024, Super Early Booking Discounts for bookings made until 30 November 2024 and Early Booking Discounts for bookings made until 28 February 2025 for cruises from March – October 2025 and bookings made until 31 August 2025 for cruises from November 2025 until January 2026.

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

Dates & Prices

Spacious and comfortable outside cabin. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Clea Kabine S

Spacious and comfortable outside cabin. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Clea Kabine S

Spacious and comfortable outside cabin with a Juliette balcony. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Clea Kabine C

Spacious and comfortable outside cabin with a Juliette balcony. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Clea Kabine C

Generously sized Junior Suite with Juliette balcony, sofa, spacious bathroom and walk-in closet. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Additional services: check-in and personal welcome from 12.00 h, Suite cocktail with the hotel manager, room service, free use of the mini bar, fresh flowers and fruit, laundry and ironing service, butler service.

A-ROSA Clea Kabine E

Spacious and comfortable outside cabin. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Clea Kabine S

Spacious and comfortable outside cabin. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Clea Kabine S

Spacious and comfortable outside cabin with a Juliette balcony. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Clea Kabine C

Spacious and comfortable outside cabin with a Juliette balcony. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Cabin facilities: safe, air-conditioning, TV, hair dryer, bathroom with shower and toilet, sauna towel, wool blanket, telephone, bathrobe.

A-ROSA Clea Kabine C

Generously sized Junior Suite with Juliette balcony, sofa, spacious bathroom and walk-in closet. Elegant design and first-class materials ensure an atmosphere of well-being. Additional services: check-in and personal welcome from 12.00 h, Suite cocktail with the hotel manager, room service, free use of the mini bar, fresh flowers and fruit, laundry and ironing service, butler service.

A-ROSA Clea Kabine E

Arrival & hotel

Ships on this cruise

A-ROSA CLEA

A-ROSA CLEA