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Rhine, Moselle and blissful Baden-Baden

2 Nights in Baden-Baden and 9-Night Cruise from Strasbourg to Frankfurt (or reverse direction)

Uniworld Rhine Main Discovery and Prague

Remarkable Rhine and Authentic Holland

Baden-Baden to Frankfurt - 12 Days

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Frankfurt to Baden-Baden - 12 Days

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Detailed Itinerary: Baden- Baden to Frankfurt

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Day 1: Baden-Baden

Arrive at Frankfurt Airport. If your cruise/tour package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private arrival transfer, you will be greeted by a cruise representative and transferred to the Dorint Hotel Maison Messmer Baden-Baden.

Day 2: Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden is known as a spa town, and appropriately so. The city’s contemporary flair meshes with hot springs, spas and unspoiled nature, offering a wonderfully diverse collection of relaxing and invigorating experiences. Whether you embark on a tour of the city with a visit to the Festspielhaus or take full advantage of Baden-Baden’s curative powers at the Caracalla Thermal Bath or Sea Salt Grotto, you’ll leave feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and ready for everything else that’s in store.

Featured Excursion: Baden-Baden city tour with casino

Choice of Festspielhaus guided visit or Caracalla Thermal Bath or Sea Salt Grotto

Day 3: Baden-Baden - Strasbourg (Embarkation)

Today, you’ll check out of your hotel in Baden-Baden and head to Strasbourg to board the River Queen, one of our most unique ships on Europe’s waterways, for the cruise portion of your tour.

Day 4: Strasbourg

Strasbourg is invariably described as quaint, with its cobbled lanes, half timbered homes, giant stork nests and impossible-to-resist pastry shops. You'll see Strasbourg today, and enjoy an enlightening and relaxing overview of this historically important city.

Featured Excursion: Strasbourg panoramic tour with Cathedral and Old Town walk

In the evening, a special Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you.

Day 5: Speyer

Expect the unexpected in Speyer, where ancient treasures harmoniously coexist with modern day innovation. For something really unexpected, venture into a mysterious, candlelit tasting room to sample flavorful elixirs made from wine vinegars. Utterly unique and surprisingly delicious. The ship docks in Speyer, where you’ll have to choose between boarding a motorcoach for a guided walking tour or taking in a private tasting at a local vinegar estate.

Choice of Formula 1 Racetrack or Private Doktorenhof Vinegar Estate visit and tasting

Day 6: Cochem

Perhaps one of Germany’s most colorful cities, Cochem feels just like a storybook with its dramatic castle, impressive landscapes and pastel-colored shops, restaurants and buildings lining the banks of the Moselle. Perched high above on a cliff sits the brilliant Cochem Castle, or Reichsburg Cochem, which brings German history and culture to life and provides panoramic views of the Moselle and Cochem below, which you’ll have the chance to see during the nighttime glow.

Featured Excursion: Evening visit to Cochem Castle

Day 7: Cochem

The picturesque town of Cochem is nestled in a particularly scenic area of the Moselle Valley. The Moselle River cuts through the town, leaving Cochem in two distinct halves on two steep hills. Discover Cochem’s perfect quaintness on foot, with stops along the city wall’s medieval gates and Marktplatz. Uncover Cold War secrets in the quiet residential area of Cochem-Cond, the location of a bunker that held replacement currency during the war. Or opt for an active jaunt along the Moselle with a bike tour, mountain golfing or hike.

Choice of The secrets of the Cold War or "Let's Go" biking to Beilstein or "Let's Go" hiking the suspension bridge of Geierlay or St. Aldegund with wine tasting and local treats

Day 8: Trier

Trier is no stranger to famous landmarks, stunning cathedrals, natural beauty, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and architectural treasures. See Trier’s Roman heritage and Gallic charm as you stroll to some of the city’s most notable spots. Marvel at the stone Roman gate, Porta Nigra, the Karl Marx house, Imperial Baths and more.

Featured Excursion: Trier panoramic walking tour

Day 9: Trier

Trier is a city encased in stunning ruins and remnants from the Roman Empire, and not to mention neighbor to the small country of Luxembourg. Experience a healthy dose of history with a visit to the expansive Luxembourg American War Cemetery and Memorial, where General George S. Patton is buried.

Featured Excursion: Luxembourg with WWII Cemetery

Day 10: Bernkastel

Bernkastel sits peacefully in the Moselle Valley and is as romantic and picture-perfect as it gets. Explore by foot its scenic streets, taverns and vineyards, and enjoy a tasting of exceptional regional Rieslings. Aside from the medieval marketplace, a must-see is the Graach Gate, the last remaining town gate of Bernkastel-Kues. Its original purpose was that of protection, helping to ward off foreign aggression in the 1300s, but now it’s a museum of local history and a beloved landmark. If a bike is your transportation of choice, cycle along the dreamy paths of the Middle Moselle.

Choice of "Let's Go" biking the scenic Middle Moselle or Bernkastel village walk with Riesling tasting

Day 11: Boppard - Rüdesheim

Wander through Boppard’s stone-paved streets, riverside walking paths and historic center, stopping in for wine at the half-timbered taverns serving up exceptional Riesling from grapes grown on nearby vineyards. In Rüdesheim, make your way up to arguably the best view in the entire region, Rhine Bend, by scenic chairlift ride. See the Rhine River at its most astonishing point and stroll through its vineyard-dotted hillsides before heading back down to its waterfront streets. Enjoy a visit to Rheinstein Castle and learn the history of this long-standing medieval castle, or embark on a walk around town, complete with local treats.

Choice of Boppard village stroll or "Let's Go" Rhine biking or "Let's Go" Rhine hiking or Rheinstein visit or Rüdesheim walk with local treats or Rheinweinwelten visit - The best Rhine Rieslings

A special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you this evening.

Day 12: Frankfurt (Disembarkation)

Disembark the ship. If your cruise package includes a group purchase or transfer, you will be transferred to Frankfurt Airport for your flight home.

Departures & Pricing

Detailed Itinerary: Frankfurt to Baden-Baden

Skip to Baden-Baden to Frankfurt itinerary

Day 1: Frankfurt (Embarkation)

Arrive at Frankfurt Airport. If your cruise package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private arrival transfer, you will be greeted by a cruise representative and transferred to the ship.

Day 2: Cochem

Perhaps one of Germany’s most colorful cities, Cochem feels just like a storybook with its dramatic castle, impressive landscapes and pastel-colored shops, restaurants and buildings lining the banks of the Moselle. Perched high above on a cliff sits the brilliant Cochem Castle, or Reichsburg Cochem, which brings German history and culture to life and provides panoramic views of the Moselle and Cochem below, which you’ll have the chance to see during the nighttime glow.

Featured Excursion: Evening visit to Cochem Castle

In the evening, a special Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you.

Day 3: Cochem

The picturesque town of Cochem is nestled in a particularly scenic area of the Moselle Valley. The Moselle River cuts through the town, leaving Cochem in two distinct halves on two steep hills. Discover Cochem’s perfect quaintness on foot, with stops along the city wall’s medieval gates and Marktplatz. Uncover Cold War secrets in the quiet residential area of Cochem-Cond, the location of a bunker that held replacement currency during the war. Or opt for an active jaunt along the Moselle with a bike tour, mountain golfing or hike.

Choice of The secrets of the Cold War or "Let's Go" biking to Beilstein or "Let's Go" hiking the suspension bridge of Geierlay or St. Aldegund with wine tasting and local treats

Day 4: Trier

Trier is no stranger to famous landmarks, stunning cathedrals, natural beauty, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and architectural treasures. See Trier’s Roman heritage and Gallic charm as you stroll to some of the city’s most notable spots. Marvel at the stone Roman gate, Porta Nigra, the Karl Marx house, Imperial Baths and more.

Featured Excursion: Trier panoramic walking tour

Day 5: Trier

Trier is a city encased in stunning ruins and remnants from the Roman Empire, and not to mention neighbor to the small country of Luxembourg. Experience a healthy dose of history with a visit to the expansive Luxembourg American War Cemetery and Memorial, where General George S. Patton is buried..

Featured Excursion: Luxembourg with WWII Cemetery

Day 6: Bernkastel

Bernkastel sits peacefully in the Moselle Valley and is as romantic and picture-perfect as it gets. Explore by foot its scenic streets, taverns and vineyards, and enjoy a tasting of exceptional regional Rieslings. Aside from the medieval marketplace, a must-see is the Graach Gate, the last remaining town gate of Bernkastel-Kues. Its original purpose was that of protection, helping to ward off foreign aggression in the 1300s, but now it’s a museum of local history and a beloved landmark. If a bike is your transportation of choice, cycle along the dreamy paths of the Middle Moselle.

Choice of "Let's Go" biking the scenic Middle Moselle or Bernkastel village walk with Riesling tasting

Day 7: Boppard - Rüdesheim

Wander through Boppard’s stone-paved streets, riverside walking paths and historic center, stopping in for wine at the half-timbered taverns serving up exceptional Riesling from grapes grown on nearby vineyards. In Rüdesheim, make your way up to arguably the best view in the entire region, Rhine Bend, by scenic chairlift ride. See the Rhine River at its most astonishing point and stroll through its vineyard-dotted hillsides before heading back down to its waterfront streets. Enjoy a visit to Rheinstein Castle and learn the history of this long-standing medieval castle, or embark on a walk around town, complete with local treats.

Choice of Boppard village stroll or "Let's Go" Rhine biking or "Let's Go" Rhine hiking or Rheinstein visit or Rüdesheim walk with local treats or Rheinweinwelten visit - The best Rhine Rieslings

Day 8: Speyer

Expect the unexpected in Speyer, where ancient treasures harmoniously coexist with modern day innovation. For something really unexpected, venture into a mysterious, candlelit tasting room to sample flavorful elixirs made from wine vinegars. Utterly unique and surprisingly delicious. The ship docks in Speyer, where you’ll have to choose between boarding a motorcoach for a guided walking tour or taking in a private tasting at a local vinegar estate.

Choice of Formula 1 Racetrack or Private Doktorenhof Vinegar Estate visit and tasting

Day 9: Strasbourg

Strasbourg is invariably described as quaint, with its cobbled lanes, half timbered homes, giant stork nests and impossible-to-resist pastry shops. You'll see Strasbourg today, and enjoy an enlightening and relaxing overview of this historically important city.

Fetured Excursion: Strasbourg panoramic tour with Cathedral and Old Town walk

In the evening, a special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you.

Day 10: Strasbourg - Baden-Baden (Disembarkation)

Today, you’ll disembark the ship and transfer to the Dorint Hotel Maison Messmer Baden-Baden for the tour portion of this itinerary.

Day 11: Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden is known as a spa town, and appropriately so. The city’s contemporary flair meshes with hot springs, spas and unspoiled nature, offering a wonderfully diverse collection of relaxing and invigorating experiences. Whether you embark on a tour of the city with a visit to the Festspielhaus or take full advantage of Baden-Baden’s curative powers at the Caracalla Thermal Bath or Sea Salt Grotto, you’ll leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

Featured Excursion: Baden-Baden city tour with casino

Choice of Festspielhaus guided visit or Caracalla Thermal Bath or Sea Salt Grotto

Day 12: Baden-Baden

Check out of your hotel and begin your journey home. If your cruise package includes a group purchase or transfer, you will be transferred to Frankfurt Airport for your flight home.

Advisements:

  • A valid passport is required for travel. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after the last day of travel.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the cruise operator and the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.

Departures Dates

Start City
Rates are in $ USD and are PER PASSENGER sharing a twin cabin . Cruise fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice.
From Frankfurt
Cruise Start Date
Classic
Deluxe
French Balcony
Suite
Jul 22, 2022
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Jul 20, 2022
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Aug 7, 2022
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Aug 25, 2022
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Sep 12, 2022
$4,999
$5,699
$6,199
$8,199
Sep 30, 2022
$4,999
$5,699
$6,199
$8,199
Oct 18, 2022
$4,299
$4,999
$5,499
$7,499
Jun 29, 2023
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Jul 17, 2023
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Aug 4, 2023
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Aug 22, 2023
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Sep 9, 2023
$4,999
$5,699
$6,199
$8,199
Sep 27, 2023
$4,999
$5,699
$6,199
$8,199
Oct 14, 2023
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
 
From Baden-Baden
Tour Start Date
Classic
Deluxe
French Balcony
Suite
June 21, 2022
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Jul 9, 2022
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Jul 27, 2022
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Aug 14, 2022
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Sep 1, 2022
$4,999
$5,699
$6,199
$8,199
Sep 19, 2022
$4,999
$5,699
$6,199
$8,199
Oct 7, 2022
$4,999
$5,699
$6,199
$8,199
Jul 6, 2023
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Jul 24, 2023
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Aug 11, 2023
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Aug 29, 2023
$4,799
$5,499
$5,999
$7,999
Sep 16, 2023
$4,999
$5,699
$6,199
$8,199
Oct 4, 2023
$4,999
$5,699
$6,199
$8,199
IMPORTANT: Dates, Prices & Itineraries are subject to change.
Port charges: Additional $250 USD per person (2022 departures); Additional $270 USD per person (2023 departures)
For Single Traveler: Single Supplement applies. Please Inquire.

Prices Include:

▪ 2 nights hotel accommodation in Baden-Baden at Dorint Hotel Maison Messmer Baden-Baden (or similar; subject to change) with breakfast
▪ 9-night Cruise in selected riverview stateroom 
▪ All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
▪ Captain’s Welcome Gala and Farewell Dinner
▪ Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water
▪ Shore excursions, including "Choice is Yours" options, fully hosted by English- speaking local guides
▪ Guided “Let's Go ” programs
▪ 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
▪ Services of an experienced Cruise Manager and attentive, all English-speaking staff
▪ State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all shore excursions
▪ Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks
▪ Captivating onboard local entertainment
▪ All gratuities for all onboard and onshore services
▪ Airport transfers on Embarkation and Disembarkation Days. Transfers are subject to transfer guidelines. Please ask for details.
▪ Taxes

Prices Do Not Include:

▪ Individual arrival and departure (airfare)
▪Port charges
▪ Travel Insurance
▪ Personal expenses

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