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Enchanting Rhine and Yuletide Markets River Cruise for solo travellers

Enchanting Rhine and Yuletide Markets River Cruise for solo travellers

5 days from only €1,849pp

Available Tour Styles

FREE Superior drinks package on all European river cruises

 

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Experience more with so much included

  • Enjoy visits to four Christmas markets, including Rüdesheim, Koblenz, Bonn and Cologne.
  • Explore Rüdesheim, the quintessential Rhine village with crooked houses sloping down from wooded hillsides.
  • Discover the historic city of Koblenz, dramatically located at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers.
  • Visit the former capital of West Germany and the birthplace of Beethoven, Bonn.
  • Enjoy free time in Cologne to explore more than 160 festive stalls at the Cathedral Christmas market and sample a glass of warming Glüwein.
 
At a Glance
Superior drinks package included
4 nights on board a 5-star ship
Return flights & transfers
4 visits & tours
Full board
Complimentary on-board tea & coffee
We’ll meet you at your departure airport or train station
Welcome dinner and drinks to get to know your fellow travellers
Expert Tour Manager that specialises in solo travel, looking after you throughout
Return Eurostar, TGV & transfers
All port charges & airport taxes
Checked Luggage
Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi
 

Overview

Discover the magical ambience of Germany's traditional Christmas markets with their host of unique, inspired gift ideas, plus the stunning Rhineland on this splendid winter river cruise.

Cruise through the world famous and dramatic Rhine Gorge before arriving in the renowned wine town of Rüdesheim and spending the afternoon wandering this charming spot. Explore Koblenz, dramatically situated at the confluence of the Rhine & Moselle Rivers, on a guided tour with free time to browse its lovely Christmas market. Discover Bonn on a guided tour of Germany’s historic former capital before arriving back in Cologne, where the rest of the day is free to discover one (or all) of its seven Christmas markets.

Your Itinerary

Price Includes

Prices are per person based on one person in a twin cabin for sole occupancy. The price includes:

  • All meals on board - from dinner on your day of arrival until breakfast on your final day - including welcome cocktails and the Captain's dinner.
  • Complimentary on-board tea and coffee
  • All visits and excursions as mentioned
  • Airport transfers
  • Coach travel as mentioned
  • Travel to and from port of embarkation
  • The services of a Riviera Travel cruise director and concierge

Solo Tours Information

Solo tours have been carefully crafted with solo travellers in mind and are fully inclusive with no single supplement. You’ll have a room to yourself and plenty of opportunities to get acquainted with fellow travellers, so you’re never alone unless you choose to be.

Our dedicated Tour Managers have been rated as the best in the business for their knowledge and experience, and they will be close by to ensure every aspect of your holiday runs smoothly – all you need to worry about is your packing.

Travel Concierge


 

Travel Concierge

Looking to add on a couple of nights pre- or post-trip? Feel like flying a day earlier or from a different airport? Or want door-to-door private transfers? Personalise your holiday with Travel Concierge.

Here's how our Travel Concierge service can help:

  • Add up to two nights before you sail in the destination your river cruises starts from
  • Add up to two nights after your cruise in the destination your river cruises ends in
  • Change your departure airport (depending on flight availability) 
  • Add a stay in an airport hotel

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Useful Information

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro
  • Flight Time: Approx. 1 hr 25 mins to 2 hrs
  • Language: German
  • Time Zone: GMT+1
  • Country: Germany

Wi-Fi

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the ship for the duration of your cruise. Please note that speeds may vary.

Visa Information

Irish Citizens do not require a visa to enter Europe however must have a valid passport. For the most up-to-date passport and visa information visit www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/

We are unable to accept responsibility if you are unable to travel because you have not complied with any passport/entry/immigration requirements.

Mobility

We want to ensure you make the correct choice before you book your holiday with us. If you have any concerns regarding the suitability of the holiday due to reduced mobility we would encourage you to call us to discuss these concerns.

Riviera Plus

Upgrade to a deluxe or superior suite, or an upper deck cabin and benefit from the luxury of Riviera Plus (subject to availability).

Transfers

All transfer times listed here are approximate, and dependant on traffic. If you have a question regarding transfer times please don't hesitate to contact us

Transfer Times

All transfer times listed here are approximate, and dependant on traffic. If you have a question regarding transfer times please don't hesitate to contact us

Airport or train station Ship location Transfer time
Dusseldorf Airport Cologne  1 hr
Cologne Airport 30 mins
Brussels Station 3 hrs 30 mins (including a comfort stop)

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