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    Medieval Maastricht
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    Roermond’s attractive waterfront
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    The Castle Gardens at Arcen
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    The Meuse River

Maastricht and the Meuse River mini cruise

Dutch and Belgian Waterways

  • A car with a tick VIP on selected river cruises
  • A glass of wine All Inclusive

Maastricht, Roermond and Venlo await…

Discover the medieval heart of Maastricht before sailing aboard the popular Rex Rheni to Roermond.

An optional walking tour explores Roermond’s town centre, which has been designated a conservation area and many of the buildings and monuments are listed. Continue to Venlo, from where an optional excursion heads to Arcen to visit the castle gardens, home to a bamboo forest and oriental water garden.


A car with a tickVIP door-to-door travel service from anywhere on the UK mainland

Hands shaking Included travel insurance

Dinner plate11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners

CocktailFree bar open 12 hours a day†

PersonCruise Host


  • Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Captain’s dinner and drinks reception
  • Entertainment and activities on the ship
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Return coach travel via Eurotunnel or ferry

†The free bar on board is open from 12pm to midnight, serving non-branded alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

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Day 1 UK to Maastricht

Maastricht, Netherlands

Travel by coach via Eurotunnel or ferry to Maastricht (a journey from Calais of approximately five hours depending on traffic conditions).

Embark Rex Rheni and look forward to a welcome reception and dinner on board tonight as you remain moored here for the first of two nights.

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Day 2 Maastricht

Basilica of Saint Servatius from the top of St Janskerk, Maastricht

Spend the morning on an optional tour of the city, which is distinguished by it’s medieval-era architecture.

The cobbled old town is home to the Gothic-styled St Janskerk church and Romanesque Basilica of St Servatius, where a significant collection of religious art is housed.

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Day 3 Maastricht to Roermond

Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht

Spend the day exploring Maastricht independently. The Bonnefanten Museum here exhibits fine art by Italian, Flemish and Dutch artists, as well as a collection of Medieval sculptures, and the city is also home to a Natural History Museum and Architecture Institute.

Your ship continues sailing early his evening, arriving in Roermond later tonight.

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Day 4 Roermond to Venlo to Nijmegen

Roermond in the Netherlands

Enjoy an optional walking tour of Roermond before sailing to Venlo later this morning, arriving after lunch. From here an optional excursion visits the castle gardens at Arcen.

Your ship sails towards Nijmegen later this afternoon, arriving in the early hours.

Nijmegen Netherlands Europe

Day 5 Nijmegen to UK

Disembark your ship after breakfast and begin your return journey to the UK.

Some of the highlights may only be seen on optional excursions at an additional cost, or by exploring independently.

Walking Grades

1 – Walking at your own discretion. For example, on panoramic coach tours when the only walking is at photo stops.

2 – Minimal walking. Up to approximately 1,640 feet (500 metres) on mainly flat terrain.

3 – Moderate walking. Between 1,640-4,920 feet (500-1500 metres) over mixed terrain with the possibility of some steps.

4 – Considerable walking. More than 4,920 feet (1500 metres) over uneven terrain with many steps.

5 – Strenuous walking. Long distances over rough terrain with climbing, steps and trekking.

Maastricht and the Meuse River mini cruise

Dutch and Belgian Waterways