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Rhine Main Discovery and Munich

9 Nights from Munich to Cologne (or reverse direction)

*New in 2017*

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Munich to Cologne - 10 days

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Cologne to Munich - 10 days

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Detailed Itinerary: Munich to Cologne

Skip to Cologne to Munich itinerary

Day 1: Munich

Arrive in Munich and check in your hotel.

Day 2: Munich

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of fairytale Bavaria -OR- Hitler’s alpine lair -OR- Jewish Heritage visit to Dachau Concentration Camp

Not far from Munich, in the Bavarian Alps region, lie historically significant yet vastly contrasting sites. Choose how you wish to experience this region. Wishing to relive fairytales? You’ll want to visit “Mad” King Ludwig’s picture-book Castle Neuschwanstein. WWll history buffs may prefer to visit Hitler’s alpine lair, Eagle’s Nest, the historic survivor of the Third Reich where Hitler, Eva Braun and Himmler entertained foreign diplomats. Another historic and haunting reminder of Hitler and the atrocities of the Third Reich is the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial, which you have the choice to visit.

Note: Eagle’s Nest is only available on May - October departure dates.

Day 3 : Munich - transfer to Nuremberg (Embarkation Day)

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Munich city tour with lunch at Hofbräuhaus, and BMW World -OR- Jewish Heritage visit to Jewish synagogue and museum

Cosmopolitan Munich combines a special mix of tradition and modernity. Experience both facets with a panoramic tour. Amble through one of the most beautiful squares in Germany, Marienplatz, and home to the Old and New Town Halls. In the Art Quarter, you’ll find how the Munich lifestyle blends culture with life’s finer things, such as a visit to BMW World, followed by lunch at Hofbräuhaus. Alternatively, you may opt to explore the city’s vast Jewish history, home to a host of famous citizens, such as the Nobel prize– winning author Lion Feuchtwanger, who predicted much of what became the terror of the Holocaust. Today, however, the people of Munich look forward to a future of hope with the recent opening of Jewish institutions, including a synagogue, which you’ll visit.

Day 4: Erlangen (Nuremberg) - Bamberg

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Nuremberg city tour and Bamberg walking discovery tour -OR- choice of Jewish Heritage Nuremberg WWII and Documentation Center visit -OR- exclusive guided “Go Active” bicycle ride along the Main and Regnitz

Choose how you wish to experience this area with either a tour of Nuremberg and Bamberg, or a visit to Nuremberg’s Documentation Center and Courtroom 600, where the famed Nuremberg trials took place. For a more active adventure, enjoy a bike ride along the Main and Regnitz rivers. Cap the day off at the festive Captain’s Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.

Day 5: Cruising the Main River - Wurzburg (Rothenburg)

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of the Romantic Road - medieval Rothenburg -OR- exclusive guided “Go Active” Tauberhase vineyard hike and barbecue

Travel along the “Romantic Road” to Germany’s best-preserved walled city, Rothenburg, with half-timbered houses and charming shops. For a more active adventure, hike through the Tauberhase vineyards and enjoy a barbecue lunch with Franconian wine.

Day 6: Wurzburg - cruising the Main River

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Würzburg Residence and choice of Weikersheim “Village Day” -OR- exclusive guided “Go Active” cycling through the romantic Tauber Valley

The opulent Würzburg Residence, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers a true sense of the history of this region through the European Renaissance, containing the world’s largest ceiling fresco by Tiepolo. Later, visit Weikersheim, a dreamy village in the romantic Tauber Valley. Here, visit the “mini Versailles” palace along with its glorious baroque gardens. Be treated to a tasting of local wine and other regional products, or choose to enjoy a guided bike ride through the Tauber Valley.

Day 7: Miltenberg - cruising the Main River

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Miltenberg walking discovery tour with exclusive “Village Day” and choice of Jewish Heritage, Frankfurt Jewish Museum & the legacy of the Rothschild family -OR- Jewish Wertheim

Get a glimpse of village life in enchanting Miltenberg with a choice of excursions - meet an artist at her atelier, taste beer at a local brewery, try your hand at lawn bowling or visit a nearby family-owned vineyard. You may prefer to go to Frankfurt to learn more about its Jewish heritage, as well as visit the former palace of the Rothschild family, which is now home to the Jewish Museum, depicting how the community lived over the centuries. Alternatively, you can stroll through quaint Wertheim, where you’ll see commemorative reminders - embedded stones of the names of the victims from the Nazi regime; in fact, in 300 other places in Germany, you can see these reminders as well.

Day 8: Cruising the romantic Rhine River - Braubach

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Marksburg Castle visit -OR- exclusive guided “Go Active” Marksburg Castle mountain hike

Visit one of the only castles on the Rhine that has never been destroyed, Marksburg Castle. If you would like a more invigorating excursion, hike from Braubach through the mountains to the castle.

Day 9: Cologne

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Cologne walking discovery tour with choice of Cologne Cathedral -OR- Farina House OR Kölsch beer tasting -OR- Museum Ludwig -OR- Jewish Heritage, Cologne’s Jewish Quarter

You have an array of choices for how you wish to experience Cologne. Those interested in history and architecture will want to stroll with a local expert through Old Town to the UNESCO-designated Gothic Cologne Cathedral. If you prefer to embark on a journey to the birthplace of eau de Cologne, then visit Farina House. Beer connoisseurs will want to go to a brewery to taste the traditional local brew of the city, Kölsch. Lovers of art won’t want to miss one of the most important contemporary museums in Europe, Museum Ludwig. And for those who wish for more exploration of Germany’s significant Jewish heritage, visit the oldest Jewish community in Europe north of the Alps. Cap your wonderful adventure off at the Captain’s Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner.

Day 10: Cologne (Disembarkation Day), transfer to the airport

Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport

Departures & Pricing

Detailed Itinerary: Cologne to Munich

Skip to Munich to Cologne itinerary

Day 1: Cologne (Embarkation Day)

Arrive in Cologne airport and transfer to the ship.

Day 2: Cologne

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Cologne walking discovery tour with choice of Cologne Cathedral -OR- Farina House OR Kölsch beer tasting -OR- Museum Ludwig -OR- Jewish Heritage, Cologne’s Jewish Quarter

You have an array of choices for how you wish to experience Cologne. Those interested in history and architecture will want to stroll with a local expert through Old Town to the UNESCO-designated Gothic Cologne Cathedral. If you prefer to embark on a journey to the birthplace of eau de Cologne, then visit Farina House. Beer connoisseurs will want to go to a brewery to taste the traditional local brew of the city, Kölsch. Lovers of art won’t want to miss one of the most important contemporary museums in Europe, Museum Ludwig. And for those who wish for more exploration of Germany’s significant Jewish heritage, visit the oldest Jewish community in Europe north of the Alps. Cap the day off at the Captain’s Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.

Day 3: Braubach, Cruising the romantic Rhine River

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Marksburg Castle visit -OR- exclusive guided “Go Active” Marksburg Castle mountain hike

Visit one of the only castles on the Rhine that has never been destroyed, Marksburg Castle. If you would like a more invigorating excursion, hike from Braubach through the mountains to the castle.

Day 4: Cruising the Main River - Miltenberg

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Miltenberg walking discovery tour with exclusive “Village Day” and choice of Jewish Heritage, Frankfurt Jewish Museum & the legacy of the Rothschild family -OR- Jewish Wertheim

Get a glimpse of village life in enchanting Miltenberg with a choice of excursions - meet an artist at her atelier, taste beer at a local brewery, try your hand at lawn bowling or visit a nearby family-owned vineyard. You may prefer to go to Frankfurt to learn more about its Jewish heritage, as well as visit the former palace of the Rothschild family, which is now home to the Jewish Museum, depicting how the community lived over the centuries. Alternatively, you can stroll through quaint Wertheim, where you’ll see commemorative reminders - embedded stones of the names of the victims from the Nazi regime; in fact, in 300 other places in Germany, you can see these reminders as well.

Day 5: Cruising the Main River - Wurzburg

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Würzburg Residence and choice of Weikersheim “Village Day” -OR- exclusive guided “Go Active” cycling through the romantic Tauber Valley

The opulent Würzburg Residence, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers a true sense of the history of this region through the European Renaissance, containing the world’s largest ceiling fresco by Tiepolo. Later, visit Weikersheim, a dreamy village in the romantic Tauber Valley. Here, visit the “mini Versailles” palace along with its glorious baroque gardens. Be treated to a tasting of local wine and other regional products, or choose to enjoy a guided bike ride through the Tauber Valley.

Day 6: Cruising the Main River - Wurzburg (Rothenburg)

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of the Romantic Road - medieval Rothenburg -OR- exclusive guided “Go Active” Tauberhase vineyard hike and barbecue

Travel along the “Romantic Road” to Germany’s best-preserved walled city, Rothenburg, with half-timbered houses and charming shops. For a more active adventure, hike through the Tauberhase vineyards and enjoy a barbecue lunch with Franconian wine.

Day 7: Bamberg - Erlangen (Nuremberg)

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Nuremberg city tour and Bamberg walking discovery tour -OR- choice of Jewish Heritage Nuremberg WWII and Documentation Center visit -OR- exclusive guided “Go Active” bicycle ride along the Main and Regnitz

Choose how you wish to experience this area with either a tour of Nuremberg and Bamberg, or a visit to Nuremberg’s Documentation Center and Courtroom 600, where the famed Nuremberg trials took place. For a more active adventure, enjoy a bike ride along the Main and Regnitz rivers. Enjoy your evening at the Captain's Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner.

Day 8 : Nuremberg (Disembarkation Day), transfer to Munich

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Munich city tour with lunch at Hofbräuhaus, and BMW World -OR- Jewish Heritage visit to Jewish synagogue and museum

Cosmopolitan Munich combines a special mix of tradition and modernity. Experience both facets with a panoramic tour. Amble through one of the most beautiful squares in Germany, Marienplatz, and home to the Old and New Town Halls. In the Art Quarter, you’ll find how the Munich lifestyle blends culture with life’s finer things, such as a visit to BMW World, followed by lunch at Hofbräuhaus. Alternatively, you may opt to explore the city’s vast Jewish history, home to a host of famous citizens, such as the Nobel prize– winning author Lion Feuchtwanger, who predicted much of what became the terror of the Holocaust. Today, however, the people of Munich look forward to a future of hope with the recent opening of Jewish institutions, including a synagogue, which you’ll visit.

Day 9: Munich

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of fairytale Bavaria -OR- Hitler’s alpine lair -OR- Jewish Heritage visit to Dachau Concentration Camp

Not far from Munich, in the Bavarian Alps region, lie historically significant yet vastly contrasting sites. Choose how you wish to experience this region. Wishing to relive fairytales? You’ll want to visit “Mad” King Ludwig’s picture-book Castle Neuschwanstein. WWll history buffs may prefer to visit Hitler’s alpine lair, Eagle’s Nest, the historic survivor of the Third Reich where Hitler, Eva Braun and Himmler entertained foreign diplomats. Another historic and haunting reminder of Hitler and the atrocities of the Third Reich is the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial, which you have the choice to visit.

Note: Eagle’s Nest is only available on May - October departure dates.

Day 10: Munich

Check out of the hotel after breakfast and transfer to the airport.

Departures & Pricing

Advisements:

  • A valid passport is required for travel. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after the last day of travel.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the cruise operator and the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.

2017 Departures Dates

Start City
Rates are in $ USD and are PER PASSENGER sharing a twin cabin
From Munich
Program Start Date
Cruise Embarkation Date (in Nuremberg)
Category 3 - Lower Deck cabin with high fixed windows & fixed queen-size bed
Category 2 - Lower Deck cabin with high fixed windows & fixed queen-size bed
Category 1 - Upper Deck cabin with french balcony & fixed queen-sized bed
Suite - Upper Deck with with french balcony & queen-sized bed
May 19, 2017
May 21, 2017
$3,949
$4,499
$5,199
$6,599
Jun 16, 2017
Jun 18, 2017
$4,049
$4,599
$5,299
$6,699
Jul 14, 2017
Jul 16, 2017
$3,949
$4,499
$5,199
$6,599
Aug 11, 2017
Aug 13, 2017
$3,949
$4,499
$5,199
$6,599
Sep 8, 2017
Sep 10, 2017
$4,249
$4,799
$5,499
$6,899
Oct 6, 2017
Oct 8, 2017
$4,149
$4,699
$5,399
$6,799
Nov 3, 2017
Nov 5, 2017
$3,649
$4,199
$4,899
$6,299
 
From Cologne
Program Start Date
Cruise Embarkation Date
Category 3 - Lower Deck cabin with high fixed windows
Category 2 - Lower Deck cabin with high fixed windows
Category 1 - Upper Deck cabin with french balcony
Suite - Upper Deck with french balcony
May 28, 2017
May 28, 2017
$4,049
$4,599
$5,299
$6,699
Jun 25, 2017
Jun 25, 2017
$3,949
$4,499
$5,199
$6,599
Jul 23, 2017
Jul 23, 2017
$3,949
$4,499
$5,199
$6,599
Aug 20, 2017
Aug 20, 2017
$3,949
$4,499
$5,199
$6,599
Sep 17, 2017
Sep 17, 2017
$4,249
$4,799
$5,499
$6,899
Oct 15, 2017
Oct 15, 2017
$3,749
$4,299
$4,999
$6,399
IMPORTANT: Dates, Prices & Itineraries are subject to change.
For Single Traveler: Single Supplement applies. Please Inquire.

Prices Include:

▪ 7-night Cruise in selected riverview stateroom 
▪ 2 nights hotel accommodations in Munich with breakfast, choice of shore excursions
▪ All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
▪ Captain’s Welcome Gala and Farewell Dinner
▪ Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water
▪ Shore excursions, including "Choice is Yours" options, fully hosted by English- speaking local guides
▪ Guided “Do as the Locals Do,” “Village Day,” and “Gentle Walking” programs
▪ 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
▪ Services of an experienced Cruise Manager and attentive, all English-speaking staff
▪ State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all shore excursions
▪ Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks
▪ Captivating onboard local entertainment
▪ 24-Hour Room Service
▪ Concierge services
▪ All gratuities for all onboard and onshore services
▪ Free Internet and Wi-Fi access onboard
▪ All transfers on Embarkation and Disembarkation Days. Transfers are subject to transfer guidelines. Please ask for details.
▪ Port charges
▪ Taxes

Prices Do Not Include:

▪ Individual arrival and departure (airfare)
▪ Travel Insurance
▪ Personal expenses

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