Cosiness and river romanticism

4 Days Advent cruise Cologne-Rüdesheim-Koblenz-Cologne

Amidst old half-timbered buildings and legendary castles - a postcard idyll and homely comfort will greet you on our short pre-Christmas cruises. A leisurely atmosphere and good company awaits aboard our modern ships. You'll find tranquillity and serenity in our stylishly furnished cabins as the winter riverside landscape passes you by. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere on board. 

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The first impressions of your trip.

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The services provided during your trip

  • 4-day cruise in an outside cabin of the booked category
  • nicko cruises full board:
    • Generous breakfast buffet with coffee / tea and juices
    • Multi-course menus are served at table for lunch and dinner
    Optional light lunch buffet
    • Coffee / tea after lunch and dinner
    • Coffee / cake or midnight snack depending on the daily itinerary
    • Festive gala dinner
    • Welcome & farewell reception with the captain
    • Tables can be reserved on board
  • nicko cruise director and local tour guides
  • Comfortable Sennheiser Audio system for all excursions
  • On-board entertainment programme
  • Personal travel documents with a travel guide in a practical paperback format
  • Luggage service between docks and cabin for embarking and disembarking
  • All port and passenger fees

Important travel information

Please note that information and excursions will only be provided in German language for individual travelelers (except dates marked with guranteed English language). Different languages are available for groups and charterers. Minimum number of travellers required for this cruise by 30 days before the cruise begins: 200 persons (see Point 8.1. of out Travel Terms and Conditions).

Your itinerary



Casting off 11:00 pm Embarkation from 3.00 p.m to 5.00 p.m.

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Mooring 1:00 pm Time for visiting the Christmas market under your own steam Admire the artistic and musical inventions of the past over a glass of wine - in "Siegfried's Mechanical Music Cabinet". Excursion Package

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Explore the historical old town of Rüdesheim on a guided city walk. Excursion Package

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Casting off 8:30 am

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Middle Rhine Valley
Passage of the famous Loreley.

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Mooring 12:00 pm Casting off 10:00 pm Guided tour of Koblenz, the city on the “German Triangle”, with a visit to the Christmas market and a glass of mulled wine. Excursion Package

Guided tour of Koblenz, the city on the “German Triangle”, with a visit to the Christmas market and a glass of mulled wine.



Mooring 4:00 am Disembarkation until 9.00 a.m.

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The itinerary of your river cruise on the map

Your ship on its journey: nickoSPIRIT


Do you want a ship with a new on-board concept and innovative design? Welcome on board our nickoSPIRIT. The newest ship in our fleet the ideal size for cruises on the Rhine, Main and Moselle and combines everything the modern cruise traveller wants: spontaneous enjoyment in one of three restaurants; a light-flooded interior that comes with plenty of room for individuality; and modern cabins with a lowerable panoramic front. The spacious wellness and fitness area with a sauna and whirlpool also offers relaxation and well-being.


Further details about your ship
  • At a glance

    nicko modern 170 passengers 38 110 m 11.40 m 1.70 m 220 volts

Explore the world – safely!

For us, the safety of the guests and crew on board our ships always comes first – especially in these current times. In 2020, we proved that our safety and hygiene practices work when we were the first cruise operator worldwide to get our ships going again in June. Our proven measures meet national and international health standards. We have summarised the key facts for you in our 10-point plan.

This year, we are again pursuing our passion to offer you unforgettable holiday experiences, showing you the most beautiful spots on the river and along European coasts. Come on board!

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November 2021

from € 389

29.11. - 02.12.2021
December 2021

from € 399

05.12. - 08.12.2021

from € 469

17.12. - 20.12.2021
November 2022

from € 299

29.11. - 02.12.2022
December 2022

from € 349

05.12. - 08.12.2022

from € 299

17.12. - 20.12.2022


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