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    The wine town of Boppard

Wine Festivals of the Rhine

The Rhine and Her Tributaries

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

Discover the wine towns of the Rhine

This river cruise along the Rhine coincides with several local grape harvests and celebrations, providing you with an authentic setting in which to enjoy wine tastings.


Hands shaking Included travel insurance

Dinner plate20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners

CocktailFree bar open 12 hours a day†

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  • Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Drinks reception and Captain’s dinner
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • All gratuities on board
  • Return coach travel via Eurotunnel or ferry

MapIncluded excursions

  • Alken city walk
  • One wine festival, plus tastings on board
  • Visit to Siegfried's Museum of Mechanical Music

HeadphonesInteractive maps and audio headsets for independent exploration
†The free bar, open from midday to midnight, serves non-branded alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

All-inclusive departure
^The free bar on board is open from 9am to midnight, serving non-branded alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

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27/09/2021 UK to Treis-Karden

Village of Treis-Karden at the Mosel River near Cochem

Travel to Treis-Karden and embark Spirit of the Rhine.

Enjoy a welcome reception and dinner on board as you remain moored here overnight. Treis-Karden is a six-hour drive from Calais (320 miles) and two hours from Frankfurt Airport (100 miles).

Treis-Karden Rhineland-Palatinate Rhineland Germany Europe

28/09/2021 Treis-Karden to Winningen to Koblenz

Winningen, Germany

This morning there will be an included excursion from Treis-Karden to Alken for a city walk before cruising on to Winningen at lunchtime where you can enjoy an optional vineyard walk. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure in another photogenic town, with quiet lanes packed with Tudor architecture. Perhaps stroll on the riverside promenade before returning to your ship for dinner.

Make the short journey to Koblenz this evening, mooring after dinner.

Koblenz Rhineland-Palatinate Rhineland Germany Europe

29/09/2021 Koblenz 🎧

Deutches Eck, or Germany Corner, Memorial in Koblenz

Spend the whole day in Koblenz, nestled at the point where the Rhine and Moselle rivers meet and in between the famous wine regions of the Moselle and the Middle Rhine – renowned for their Rieslings and among the oldest in Germany.

Discover the riverside promenade and several historic churches, all overlooked by Festung Ehrenbreitstein citadel on top of the hill, which you can visit on an optional excursion this morning. The fortress also houses a museum dedicated to the wines of the region and the 2,000 year heritage of winemaking in the Rhineland Pfalz.

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30/09/2021 Koblenz to Bingen 🎧

Mouse Tower, Bingen, Germany

After breakfast cruise on to Bingen, which has a scenic setting and several historic buildings of interest, such as Ehrenfels Castle which overlooks the town and the fabled Mouse Tower, a stone tower which stands on an island where legend has it the cruel Bishop of Mainz was imprisoned and eaten by mice.

From here an included excursion heads to Rüdesheim to visit Siegfried's Museum of Mechanical Music to see the eccentric collection of 350 self-playing instruments.

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01/10/2021 Bingen to Boppard 🎧

The Rhine at Boppard

Set sail over breakfast and enjoy a leisurely morning cruising along the peaceful Moselle to the town of Boppard.

Boasting more than 2,000 years of history, this picturesque town is located in the valley of the mythical Lorelei. You have the rest of the day to go ashore and explore the town. The Rheinallee along the waterfront is an attractive promenade, and the Gothic Carmelite Church is famous for its 15th-century choir stalls.

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02/10/2021 Boppard to Königswinter 🎧

Cruise along the Rhine to Konigswinter

Set sail before breakfast and cruise through the morning. Perhaps head to the sundeck to watch the scenery glide by.

You will arrive in picturesque Königswinter before lunch. Today you will also have the opportunity to join an optional coach tour of Bonn.

Return to your ship in time for dinner and cruise through the night bound for Düsseldorf.

Königswinter North Rhine-Westphalia Rhineland Germany Europe

03/10/2021 Düsseldorf 🎧

The old town, market square, Dusseldorf

Arrive in Düsseldorf this morning and discover the contrast of the city’s modern, avant-garde architecture with the more traditional appeal of the altstadt – Old Town. An included tour reveals the highlights. This afternoon is at leisure ahead of your farewell dinner on board this evening.

Remain moored here overnight.

Dusseldorf North Rhine-Westphalia Rhineland Germany Europe

04/10/2021 Düsseldorf to UK

Disembark Spirit of the Rhine after breakfast and transfer to the airport – a journey of approximately 25 minutes (10 miles) – for your return journey to the UK. It’s a five-hour drive to Calais (250 miles) and a two-and-a-half-hour drive to Brussels.

Wine Festivals of the Rhine

The Rhine and Her Tributaries