Rhine Holiday Markets (2021) - Basel to Cologne

A festive journey destined to delight travelers of all ages.


Summary: Share in the joy of the season while cruising along the legendary Rhine through three wonderful countries—Switzerland, France, and Germany.

Duration
8 Days
Countries
3
Next Departure
05-Dec-2021
Starting at
USD 2,999.00
Price per day
USD 375.00
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Operator
Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
Ship
S.S. Antoinette
Tour
Rhine Holiday Markets (2021) - Basel to Cologne
Tour Code
204
Travel Quality
Luxury Class, very comfortable


Itinerary

Share in the joy of the season while cruising along the legendary Rhine through three wonderful countries—Switzerland, France, and Germany.

1.
Basel (Embark)
2.
Basel
3.
Kehl (Strasbourg)
4.
Mannheim (Heidelberg)
5.
Mainz, Rüdesheim
6.
Cruising The Romantic Rhine River, Koblenz
7.
Cologne
8.
Cologne (Disembark)

Visited Countries: France, Germany, Switzerland

Visited cities: Basel, Cologne, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Mainz, Mannheim, Rüdesheim, Strasbourg

Details

A festive journey destined to delight travelers of all ages.

Switzerland, France and Germany provide the perfect backdrop for this true connoisseur’s Christmas market cruise. Discover the roots of our Christmas traditions as you explore some of Europe’s most charming towns. Browse for unique ornaments in Basel’s Christmas Market. Sip vin chaud as you stroll to Place Kléber to behold the enormous, brilliantly lighted tree that Strasbourg offers modern celebrants. See how the baroque town hall of Koblenz is transformed into an Advent calendar and find unexpected treasures in the red-roofed stalls clustered around Cologne’s magnificent cathedral.

Savor tantalizing once-a-year treats with Uniworld’s “Taste of Christmas” program, including gingerbread, crepes with cinnamon and warm spiced wine. Revel in brightly painted carousels and handmade ornaments, medieval squares illuminated by twinkling lights, life-sized Nativity figures and joyful brass choirs. Sail through castle-strewn hillsides and visit charming towns decked in holiday finery for a holiday season you will never forget.

Who will enjoy this cruise? Shoppers searching for unique gifts, and Christmas enthusiasts looking for the origins of many cherished holiday traditions. Anyone who loves seasonal treats and festive holiday decorations and lights.


Ship Information
Ship Name
S.S. Antoinette
Ship Type
River Cruiser
Summary

This ship features Brazilian marble, Venetian glass mirrors, a stylish Bar du Leopard and an onboard cinema.
The luxurious décor of the 443-foot, 152-passenger S.S. Antoinette—Uniworld’s first Super Ship—features fine Brazilian marble on the walls and floors, a 19th-century Venetian glass mirror, a stylish Bar du Leopard with full-service bar, and an onboard cinema. The two-story foyer boasts a 10-foot blue Strauss Baccarat chandelier with huge sapphires—a stunning piece that once hung in New York's famous Tavern on the Green—and a collection of original artwork is displayed throughout the ship.

 
Travel Package
Description Coming from   Going to
Cruise Basel Cologne



This is an Organised River Cruise: you will eat and sleep on-board of the ship. The cruise operator set the itinerary, the destinations, duration and departure dates as well as the price per cabin type/deck. Excursions can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

Tour Variations

Rhine Holiday Markets (2020) - Basel to Cologne (8 Days)
Share in the joy of the season while cruising along the legendary Rhine through three wonderful countries—Switzerland, France, and Germany.

Next Departure: -
Starting at: USD 2,999.00
Rhine Holiday Markets (2020) - Cologne to Basel (8 Days)
Share in the joy of the season while cruising along the legendary Rhine through three wonderful countries—Switzerland, France, and Germany.

Next Departure: -
Starting at: USD 2,999.00
Rhine Holiday Markets (2021) - Cologne to Basel (8 Days)
Share in the joy of the season while cruising along the legendary Rhine through three wonderful countries—Switzerland, France, and Germany.

Next Departure: -
Starting at: USD 2,999.00

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