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Rhine Valley Christmas Market River Cruise

Rhine Valley Christmas Market River Cruise

An impressive cruise that takes you into the heart of the Rhine Valley

You will enjoy a tranquil and very scenic journey along both the Rhine and Moselle Rivers. You will have plenty of time to relax on the four star MS Johannes Brahms and make use of its splendid facilities as you serenely journey down the stunning Rhine Valley past lush forests, sprawling vineyards and pretty towns.

On day two, you will visit the Medieval and picturesque town of Rudesheim. For Christmas this town welcomes over 120 diverse stalls throughout the famous Old Quarter and Drosselgasse.

On day three, you will have time to explore the charming tourist town of Cochem with further opportunity to explore its Christmas Markets and fairytale castle set on a vine clad hill. In the evening you will enjoy a gala dinner followed by entertainment in the bar.

On day four, you will have an early start with breakfast prior to your return home.


Day 1 - Koblenz. Journey to the MS Johannes Brahms at Koblenz. Late boarding with supper and welcome drink on the river cruise ship.

Day 2 - Rudesheim. We sail the River Rhine to Rudesheim and arrive early afternoon with time at leisure to enjoy Rudesheim and its festively decorated market stalls located throughout the charming Old Town. Evening dinner with entertainment on board.

Day 3 - Cochem. We sail the River Moselle to Cochem known as the “pearl of the Moselle” and arrive early afternoon. Time at leisure for sightseeing and return in the evening for a gala dinner.

Day 4 - Koblenz. We disembark the MS Johannes Brahms after an early breakfast and journey home.

Your River Cruise Ship

You will sail the picturesque waterways of Germany on board the four star MS Johannes Brahms for three nights. All en-suite cabins will be outward facing and offer air-conditioning and satellite television. This river cruise ship's facilities include an elegant lounge and bar with panoramic views, restaurant and large sun deck. There is a small shop and a sundeck with comfortable seating.

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What's Included

  • Visits to Rudesheim and Cochem
  • Three nights' accommodation in two berth Main or Upper Deck standard cabins onboard the four star MS Johannes Brahms with three breakfasts, two dinners, one late supper and three lunches. Gala dinner served on day 3. Entertainment in the bar.
  • Return executive coach travel
  • Return channel crossing by ferry/Eurotunnel®

Departing Nationwide

With more than 180 convenient local joining points, travelling by coach couldn't be simpler.

Nationwide departure points

Travel in Comfort

All our tour coaches offer comfortable reclining seats, drinks facilities, dvd entertainment system and on-board toilet as a minimum. As we whisk you away to your chosen city break, themed or event tour, you can relax knowing you won't have to do any of the driving and your coach will be available for all the included transfers throughout your holiday, enabling you to make the most of the few days away.

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