Black Forest River Cruise
Departing by Coach
Duration 10 Days
Available July 2019

Combine lazy days aboard a river cruiser with excursions on our Black Forest River Cruise tour. Treasures include Rudesheim, home to the dungeon-like Middle Ages Torture Museum as well as the buzzing Drosselgasse street with its music taverns. Heidelberg is a university city with an enchanting old town and a magnificent castle whilst the spa town of Baden Baden has a funicular railway that climbs Mount Merkur giving stunning views.

A holiday highlight is Freiburg, Germany’s southernmost town where landmarks include the ornate sixteenth century Merchants Hall and the mighty Minster of Our Lady, a stunning church set within the sprawling Munsterplatz.

Price Includes

  • Return coach travel from Inverurie, Aberdeen, Stonehaven, Dundee, Perth, Dunfermline or Edinburgh
  • Return overnight ferry to Amsterdam enjoying dinner, entertainment and breakfast on board – on the way out and on the way back
  • 7 nights’ accommodation on board Prinses Christina with dinner, bed and breakfast
  • Visits to Cologne, Rudesheim, Mannheim and Rasstadt
  • Enjoy a coach excursion to the Black Forest, Baden-Baden and Freiburg
  • Spend free time in Strasbourg
  • Comfortable coach and ferry travel throughout
  • Services of a holiday host

Single supplements apply. Subject to availability.

Black Forest River Cruise Itinerary

Day One

We travel to Newcastle for our DFDS ferry to Amsterdam, enjoying dinner, entertainment and breakfast on board.

Day Two

We make our way to Cologne to board Prinses Christina.

Day Three

Our cruise begins through the Rhine Gorge to reach the popular resort of Rudesheim.

Day Four

Today we make a stop at Mannheim where we include an excursion to the university city of Heidelberg, rejoining the ship at Speyer.

Day Five

This morning we cruise to Rasstadt where the Rhine reaches the border between France and Germany. The afternoon brings a coach excursion to the beautiful Black Forest, visiting the pretty town of Baden-Baden then following the famous Schwarzwald Hochstrasse to Freudenstadt. We rejoin the ship in Strasbourg.

Day Six

A morning excursion by coach to Freiburg giving you the afternoon to enjoy free time in Strasbourg.

Day Seven

Today we have a full day cruising North to Mainz, arriving late evening.

Day Eight

We cruise downriver on the Rhine back to Cologne passing Rudesheim, in the Loreley Valley, Koblenz and Bonn.

Day Nine

We bid farewell to Prinses Christina and head to our overnight ferry back to Newcastle with dinner, entertainment and breakfast.

Day Ten

From Newcastle make our way home.


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