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8 days from £1,299 per person
Drinks included with lunch & dinner

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Taking a boat trip on the charming canals of Petite France in Strasbourg. Spending an unforgettable morning cruising the Upper Middle Rhine Valley.

Summary

Explore the charming towns and iconic cities of the Rhine by water, cable car and on foot on this river cruise. Starting in famed Cologne, you’ll glide to Koblenz, through the magnificent Lorelei Passage to little Rüdesheim, Speyer, Strasbourg and Breisach before ending in arty Basel on this Rhine river cruise. From cobbled alleys and towering cathedrals to vast vineyards and beautiful lakeside scenery, you’ll experience the best of city, town, and countryside as you float along this delightful waterway. This year you'll sail on MS Serenade 1, an intimate river ship for a maximum of 136 guests and spacious cabins. Next year, alongside MS Serenade 1, we've also chartered MS River Discovery II, which offers additional cabin choice including suites and more outside lounges and terraces for you to relax in.

Your holiday includes:

4 excursions and visits

  • Koblenz city tour and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
  • Speyer walking city tour and cathedral
  • Strasbourg city tour and canal cruise
  • Mount Rigi by cogwheel train and Lake Lucerne cruise

Plus:

  • 7 nights cruise on MS Serenade 1 or MS River Discovery II
  • International flights. Prices are based on return flights with British Airways from London Heathrow. Supplements may apply from other airports
  • 20 meals: 7 breakfasts (days 2-8) 6 lunches (days 2-7) 7 dinners (days 1-7)

Plus

  • Unlimited wine, beer, soft drinks and mineral water during lunch & dinner
  • Welcome reception party and gala dinner
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Wi-Fi included on board
  • Portable audio headset system on excursions
  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Titan cruise director, tour manager and entertainer
  • Porterage

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  • UK - Düsseldorf - Cologne

    Day 1 - UK - Düsseldorf - Cologne

    Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your flight to Düsseldorf. Upon arrival, transfer to Cologne and embark our river cruise ship, where light refreshments are available.

    MS Serenade 1 (4-star) or MS River Discovery II (4-star)

  • Koblenz

    Day 2 - Koblenz

    Where the river Rhine and the river Moselle meet sits Koblenz. We’ll spend time wandering the city’s string of charming squares as part of our included tour, before taking the cable car up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress - the perfect vantage point to snap a postcard view of the rivers below.

    • Koblenz city tour and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (afternoon)

    MS Serenade 1 (4-star) or MS River Discovery II (4-star)

  • SV4 DAY 3

    Day 3 - Koblenz - Lorelei Passage - Rüdesheim

    After breakfast, take your spot up on the sundeck to get the best views of the magnificent scenery as we sail the Lorelei Passage - famed as the most beautiful stretch of the river Rhine. Our river cruise takes us to pretty Rüdesheim with the afternoon to explore. Here, the town is full of timber-framed houses and surrounded by vast vineyards.

    MS Serenade 1 (4-star) or MS River Discovery II (4-star)

  • Speyer

    Day 4 - Speyer

    Our river cruise ships docks in Speyer today. This pastel-pretty town is easily explored on foot, which is a real treat as it boasts so many original pre-WWII features. We’ll enjoy a walking city tour taking in the incredible synagogue and looming cathedral.

    • Speyer walking city tour and cathedral (afternoon)

    MS Serenade 1 (4-star) or MS River Discovery II (4-star)

  • Strasbourg

    Day 5 - Strasbourg

    Having changed hands a few times over the years, Strasbourg has both French and German influences, giving it a multi-cultural flavour and a making it an interesting stop on our Rhine river cruise. Here, the great Gothic cathedral sits obediently next to the quaint Petite France district. We’ll see all the best bits on our city tour and canal cruise this afternoon.

    • Strasbourg city tour and canal cruise (afternoon)

    MS Serenade 1 (4-star) or MS River Discovery II (4-star)

  • Breisach

    Day 6 - Breisach

    Nestled among the vineyards between the Rhine and the Black Forest - with French neighbours just across the river in Alsace, it’s little wonder Breisach is a town of such good food and good wine. Explore at leisure, or join us on an optional excursion to Lake Titisee, where you’ll enjoy a cruise and some free time soaking up the peaceful ambience.

    MS Serenade 1 (4-star) or MS River Discovery II (4-star)

  • SV4 DAY 7

    Day 7 - Basel (Mount Rigi)

    The final stop on our Rhine river cruise, Basel. The ‘city for art lovers’, Basel is known for its wealth of galleries, museums and iconic buildings. Our river cruise ship docks here for the rest of the day and we’ll hop aboard a cogwheel train, for an exciting journey to the top of Rigi Kulm, Mount Rigi’s highest peak.

    From the top, we’ll enjoy sweeping views of the glistening lakes and mountains below. Once you’ve had your fill of the sights, we’ll take the cogwheel down to Vitznau where we’ll glide across Lake Lucerne on a relaxing steamboat. Lucerne itself is stunning and we’ll have some time here to explore before returning to our river ship.

    • Mount Rigi by cogwheel train and Lake Lucerne cruise (all day)

    MS Serenade 1 (4-star) or MS River Discovery II (4-star)

  • Basel - UK

    Day 8 Basel - UK

    We transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

    Arrive Home


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Enchanting Towns of the Rhine

8 days from £1,299 per person