Our cruise along the mighty Rhine and Neckar takes you to all of these destinations where you can shop al fresco style and enjoy the magical atmosphere: and with our ship closeby you can just wander back when you are done with all your shopping and sightseeing, relax in the cosy lounge and enjoy a warming drink served by the crew. It is seasonal shopping at its best!
Day 1 – Koblenz. We depart by coach and take you via France to Koblenz. Here we join the ship. The evening is free for you to stroll around the magnificent streets and along the riverside promenades of this attractive town.
Day 2 – Koblenz – Rudesheim. The morning is at leisure in Koblenz. At approximately 04.00 hours we cast off and cruise up river through the spectacular Rhine gorge to the pretty town of Rudesheim. We plan to arrive at around 13.30 hours. Lunch and dinner are served on board the ship.
Day 3 – Rudesheim – Heidelberg. Morning in Rudesheim, departing at around 12.30 for Heidelberg, arriving in the early hours of day 4.
Day 4 – Day at leisure in Heidelberg. Take advantage of the Christmas markets. Why not take the short funicular ride from the historic old town to Heidelberg castle for spectacular winter views.
Day 5 - This morning we bid a fond farewell to our captain and crew and disembark for the return journey by coach to the UK.
The MS Johannes Brahms. This 3* superior vessel offers top class accommodation with a service to match. You can relax in style whether you are conversing with your friends or enjoying a quiet moment in your own company. All cabins have modern comforts including fixed beds, (no bunk or foldable beds). All cabins have large picture windows and are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning, mini bar, hair dryer and safe.