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Two rivers, one pleasure.

Father Rhine & the Blue Danube.

11 days Düsseldorf-Rüdesheim-Würzburg-Passau 2020

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Explore the two greatest rivers in central Europe! In the UNESCO World Heritage Middle Rhine Valley, spectacular castles and deeply carved riverside landscapes await you. On the Main, you can follow the traces of history and stroll through the welcoming old towns of Wertheim or Bamberg. In Schweinfurt, you can experience the diverse Franconian beer culture. On the Danube, you can explore the Weltenburg gorge, the “German Iron Gates”. On this cruise, you’ll discover some of the most beautiful regions
in Germany – from the deepest west to the furthest east of the Austrian border.

Why this river cruise?

  • Unique trips on the Rhine, Main, Danube including the Main-Danube canal
  • Beautiful countryside in the Altmühl valley
  • Visit numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Baroque ostentatiousness and southern flair in the royal seat of Würzburg
  • A monastery in a spectacular location: Benedictine Abbey of Weltenburg
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The services provided during your trip

  • 11-day cruise in an outside cabin in the booked category
  • nickoVISION full board:
    • Dine in three restaurants without a surcharge
    • Substantial breakfast buffet with coffee/tea and juices
    • At lunchtime and in the evening choose between a multi-course menu or a light dishes & themed buffet
    • Coffee/tea after lunch and dinner
    • Coffee/cake or midnight snack depending on the programme of the day
    • Festive Gala Dinner
    • Welcome and farewell reception with the captain
  • nicko Cruise Director and local tour guide
  • Comfortable Sennheiser audio system for all excursions
  • Entertainment programme on board
  • Utilisation of the wellness area with fitness room, sauna and steam bath
  • Personal travel documents with guidebooks in practical pocket-size format
  • Luggage service between docks and cabin for embarkation and disembarkation
  • All harbour and passenger fees
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Important travel information

Entry requirements: German citizens need a valid ID card or passport for this cruise. You will not be able to join the cruise without valid identification documents. Minimum number of participants for this trip to be reached up to 30 days before departure: 200 people (see section 8.1. of our travel terms).

Your itinerary

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06.

Düsseldorf
Casting off 4:00 pm Boarding from 3.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.

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06.

Koblenz
Mooring 7:00 am Casting off 12:30 pm Guided tour of Koblenz with cable car ride to Ehrenbreitstein fortress Excursion Package

Koblenz is one of the oldest towns in Germany, looking back on 2.000 years of history. The guided walk will lead you through the Old town with its romantic streets, passing the Basilica St. Kastor and the Liebfrauen Church. You will also see the famous "Schängel"-Fountain in front of the town hall. A funicular will take you above the Rhine to the fortress Ehrenbreitstein. You will enjoy this special view over Koblenz.

Trip duration:

03:00 h

Day

2

Middle Rhine Valley
Passage of the fa.m.ous Loreley.

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2

Rüdesheim
Mooring 7:30 pm Travel with the Winzerexpress train to “Siegfried‘s Mechanical Music Cabinet” with 350 automatically playing instruments.

Travel with the Winzerexpress train to “Siegfried‘s Mechanical Music Cabinet” with 350 automatically playing instruments.

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06.

Rüdesheim
Casting off 11:00 am Guided walk through romantic Rüdesheim with its pretty half-timbered houses and cable car trip to the Niederwald monument.

Guided walk through romantic Rüdesheim with its pretty half-timbered houses and cable car trip to the Niederwald monument.

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3

Mainz
Mooring 1:30 pm Casting off 7:30 pm Themed tour “Johannes Gutenberg“ in Mainz, on the life and work of the inventor of book printing and including a visit to the Gutenberg Museum.

Themed tour “Johannes Gutenberg“ in Mainz, on the life and work of the inventor of book printing and including a visit to the Gutenberg Museum.

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Frankfurt
Mooring 1:00 am Casting off 12:30 pm Embark 3.00 p.m. Tour of Frankfurt, the metropolis on the Main, by bus and on foot with a visit to the Main Tower (Start 3:00 p.m. from Frankfurt main railway station).

Embark 3.00 p.m. Tour of Frankfurt, the metropolis on the Main, by bus and on foot with a visit to the Main Tower (Start 3:00 p.m. from Frankfurt main railway station).

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06.

Miltenberg
Mooring 3:30 am Casting off 9:30 am

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Wertheim
Mooring 2:00 pm Casting off 10:30 pm Guided walk through picturesque Wertheim.

Guided walk through picturesque Wertheim.

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Würzburg
Mooring 2:00 pm Casting off 8:00 pm Guided walk through Würzburg Excursion Package

Guided walk through Würzburg with a visit to the late Baroque Residenz.

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Schweinfurt
Mooring 11:00 am Casting off 5:00 pm Geführter Rundgang durch Schweinfurt mit Bierverkostung.

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Bamberg
Mooring 1:30 am Casting off 12:00 pm Guided themed walk through Bamberg in historic costume. Excursion Package

Guided themed walk through Bamberg in historic costume.

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Nuremberg
Mooring 12:30 am Casting off 2:00 pm City tour/walk through the medieval streets of Nuremberg. Excursion Package

City tour/walk through the medieval streets of Nuremberg.

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Kelheim
Mooring 7:00 am Casting off 5:00 pm Ausflug zum Donaudurchbruch, Besuch des Benediktinerklosters Weltenburg. Excursion Package

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Passau
Mooring 8:30 am Disembarkation by 9:30 a.m.

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The sun deck is in limited use on this cruise. 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 water or a ship 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.

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Your ship on its journey: nickoVISION

 

From July 2018, our new nickoVISION ship with its innovative design and a completely new on-board concept will be providing a new standard on the river! A ship for anyone who used to find river cruises “outdated”. For anyone who doesn't want to have to decide what they are eating for dinner at breakfast time. For anyone who wants spontaneous experiences and individual enjoyment while on holiday.

 

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    nicko modern 220 Passagiere 54 135 m 11,45 m 2,10 m 220 Volt

26.06. - 06.07.2020

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