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Skyscrapers and world heritage – Modern age meets romance.

Skyscrapers and world heritage.

8 Days Frankfurt-Strasbourg-Cochem-Frankfurt

Go on a journey through time and European history. Explore the Main, Rhine and Moselle on the innovative nickoSPIRIT with every modern comfort. Admire the impressive Eltz Castle and stroll through the alleys of Heidelberg’s romantic old town. Amazing countryside and fine wines await you along the Moselle. In Strasbourg, you can explore one of the power houses of Europe in one of the most beautiful old towns on the continent. An exciting contrast awaits in Frankfurt – “Mainhatten” with its mirrored skyscrapers. Come on board and travel with us through the centuries!

Why this river cruise?

  • Innovative new ships with three restaurants
  • Cruise through the history of Central Europe with numerous castles, cathedrals and historic cities
  • Be amazed by the engineering work of the past in Mannheim and Rüdesheim
  • Enjoy international flair in a romantic setting in Heidelberg
  • Embark and disembark in Frankfurt, easy to reach from throughout the whole of German
  • Innovative new ship with three restaurants, built in 2020
  • Cruise through the history of Central Europe with numerous castles, cathedrals and historic cities
  • Be amazed by the engineering work of the past in Mannheim and Rüdesheim
  • Enjoy international flair with romantic scenery in Heidelberg

The first impressions of your trip.

Experience the most beautiful countryside on this river cruise!

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The services provided during your trip

  • 8-day cruise in an outside cabin of the category booked 
  • nickoSPIRIT full board:
    • Daily choice of three restaurants without surcharge
    • Generous breakfast buffet with coffee/tea and juices
    • At lunchtime and in the evening choose between a multi-course menu or a light lunch buffet
    • Coffee/tea after lunch and dinner
    • Coffee/cake or late night snack according to daily schedule
    • Festive Gala Dinner
    • Welcome and farewell reception bythe captain
  • nicko Cruise Director and local tour guide
  • Comfortable Sennheiser audio system on all excursions
  • Entertainment programme on board
  • Use of the SPA area with gym, sauna and relaxation area
  • Luggage service between landing stage and cabin on embarkation and disembarkation
  • All port and passenger fees
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Important travel information

Important travel information: Please note that daily on-board information and excursions will be provided in German language only for individual travellers. Except for the marked dates, that indicate our guaranteed English departures. Different languages are available on request for groups and charterers. Minimum number of participants for this cruise up to 30 days before departure: 155 people (see section 8.1. of our travel terms).

Your itinerary

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Frankfurt
Casting off 6:30 pm Embarkation from 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

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Mannheim/Ludwigshafen
Mooring 7:30 am Casting off 6:30 pm Excursion to Heidelberg with its picturesque old town and a visit to the famous castle. Excursion Package

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2

Mannheim/Ludwigshafen
Experience automobile history at first hand on the “Bertha Benz” themed tour of Mannheim.Experience automobile history at first hand on the “Bertha Benz” themed tour of Mannheim.

Experience automobile history at first hand on the “Bertha Benz” themed tour of Mannheim.Experience automobile history at first hand on the “Bertha Benz” themed tour of Mannheim.

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3

Strasbourg/Kehl
Mooring 9:00 am Strasbourg city tour with a visit to the Cathedral of Notre-Dame. Excursion Package

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3

Strasbourg/Kehl
Picture-perfect idyll on the tour to the region of Alsace with its half-timbered houses, wine taverns and quaint atmosphere.

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4

Speyer
Mooring 12:00 pm Casting off 8:00 pm Guided tour through the wonderful cathedral city of Speyer. Excursion Package

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4

Strasbourg/Kehl
Casting off 4:00 am

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5

Cochem
Mooring 1:00 pm Casting off 10:00 pm Time travel through eight centuries on an excursion to the imposing Eltz Castle.

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6

Koblenz
Mooring 6:00 am Casting off 1:00 pm Guided tour through Koblenz, at the “Deutsches Eck” (German Triangle), and a cable car trip to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress with fantastic panoramic view.

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6

Middle Rhine Valley
Passage of the famous Loreley.

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6

Rüdesheim
Mooring 7:00 pm Admire the artistic and musical inventions of past times over a glass of wine – in “Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Cabinet”.

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7

Rüdesheim
Casting off 6:30 am Disembarkation until 9:00 a.m.

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7

Mainz
Mooring 9:30 am Casting off 11:30 pm Mainz city tour with the magnificent St. Augustine’s Church and a visit to the grand Mainz Saint Martin Cathedral.

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7

Mainz
“Cinematic guided tour” in Wiesbaden to original settings and film locations.

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8

Frankfurt
Mooring 5:00 am Disembarkation by 9:00 a.m.

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Arrival and departure times are target times. We reserve the right to change itineraries and excursion programmes. If a route cannot be travelled due to low/high tides or a boat defect, the shipping company reserves the right to take passengers on this route by bus, to accommodate them in hotels and/or change the route. In certain circumstances it may be necessary to change to another ship.

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

Event selection

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June 2022

from € 1.219

10.06. - 17.06.2022

from € 1.199

27.06. - 04.07.2022
October 2022

from € 999

03.10. - 10.10.2022

from € 999

17.10. - 24.10.2022

from € 899

24.10. - 31.10.2022

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