PREMIUM ALL INCLUSIVE ON BOARD
Enjoy a very special cruise aboard the A-ROSA BRAVA offering a casual deluxe way of cruising the scenic River Rhine on a fabulous Premium All Inclusive package. The highlight of the cruise itinerary is the Rhine in Flames spectacle at St Goar where you shop joins a river boat floatilla to experience the celebrations and magnificent hilltop firework displays that are the hallmark of this glorious event.
The A-ROSA BRAVA offers the ultimate in comfort and luxury for guests to take in the passing scenery. There are 99 outside cabins with a maximum of 202 passengers on four decks. It is an international ship with an international Cruise Director and all announcements are also made in English.
Spacious sun deck with recliners and awnings Reception area Restaurant Outdoor restaurant Free Wi-Fi Bar Lounge Wine bar / day Lounge Shop Heated outdoor whirlpool Putting green Gym Spa relaxation area Fully air conditioned Cabins have queen sized beds with a fixed frame that can be made into twins on the same bed frame with 2 separate mattresses, shower and toilet For more details, please speak to one of our Travel Advisors Upgraded cabins on request
TO OVERNIGHT HOTEL
Following our Channel crossing to Calais we travel to our overnight dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation. (D)
FROM OVERNIGHT HOTEL TO COLOGNE
We continue our journey where we embark the A-ROSA BRAVA our home for the next 7 nights. We depart this evening, enjoy a welcome dinner and sail through the night. (B,D)
This morning sees us arrive into Cochem, a small town in the heart of the Moselle Valley. Here you will find a fairytale castle, historic centre and river promenade. We set sail this evening and travel through the night.
We arrive in Koblenz early this morning and enjoy an included guided walking tour of the old town which dates back over 2,000 years and boasts a wealth of sights and cultural attractions. Watch as the ship sails close to the famous Deutches Eck headland. There is time to take a cable car over the Rhine to the mighty Ehrenbreitstein Fortress with magnificent views of both the Rhine and Moselle rivers. We are moored in Koblenz overnight. (B,L,D)
KOBLENZ & THE RHINE IN FLAMES FLOTILLA EXPERIENCE
There is time for more sightseeing in Koblenz this morning before setting sail at lunchtime. Sit back and relax this afternoon as we sail to St Goar to join a flotilla of up to 50 river ships for the highlight of this special cruise - the Rhine Flames Spectacular. You will join in the celebrations, by taking your place on the sun deck with your favourite included drink to embrace the special atmosphere. In the evening, the riverbank becomes a magical spectacle, with music and fireworks (the Rhine in Flames) lighting up the night to celebrate the importance and beauty of the mighty River Rhine. Being on the sun deck and witnessing this magical event from the perspective of the river, is a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience. After the Rhine in Flames event, the ship continues southbound toward Mainz. (B,L,D)
We spend the day in Mainz where you will find an Old Town with a magnificent cathedral, half-timbered houses and medieval market squares. Perhaps also visit the Gutenberg Museum, and discover the inventor of the printing press. The A-ROSA Destination Scout will be in hand to help you get the best from you day with advise on the best places to visit. (B,L,D)
Today is spent in the city of Frankfurt on the River Main, with its lovingly restored old town to enjoy.. It is home to the headquarters of major banks and has some futuristic looking high rise buildings and you'll get a closer look at theme when your cruise takes you along the Main river. (B,L,D)
We arrive in the bustling town of Rüdesheim early this morning and you will have the day here to explore at leisure. Be sure to visit the narrow cobblestoned lane the Drosselgasse where you will find many shops and bier taverns in half-timbered medieval buildings. We depart Rüdesheim in the early evening and sail through the night. (B,L,D)
After disembarking we travel to Calais for the return sea crossing and complete the journey home. (B)
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
1 overnight dinner, bed and breakfast overnight accommodation
7 nights full board plus accommodation aboard the A-ROSA BRAVA (buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner live cooking, snacks and afternoon tea)
Gourmet buffet dining or served dining in the evening
Welcome and farewell dinners
Included drinks (tea, coffee, soft drinks, beer, wine spirits and cocktails throughout the day and evening from 10am midnight) brands as advertised on arrival
FREE room service
Use of the Spa, sauna & fitness facilities
15% off Spa treatments
FREE Wi-Fi on board
FREE use of on-board bikes
All on board activities and entertainment
Bathrobe, toiletries & mineral water in the cabin
Porterage from coach to cabin
Experience the Rhine in Flames spectacle as our ship joins the flotilla on the River Rhine
Cruise on the scenic Moselle and Middle Rhine Valleys
Visit Cochem in the heart of the Moselle Valley
Discover Koblenz, one of Germanys oldest cities and enjoy an included walking tour and speciality dinner in the evening
Sail close to the famous Deutches Eck headland
Explore the Old Town of Mainz and opt to visit the Gutenberg Museum
Discover the city of Frankfurt with its restored old town
Visit the charming town of Rüdesheim at the time of the wine harvest
2024 DEPARTURE DATE
17th Sep 8 nights
NOTE: These tours cannot be booked online. Please contact us to book your place.
Cabins are not wheelchair friendly. Motorised scooters are not allowed on board. Wheelchairs MUST be prebooked:
Edwards Coach Holidays terms & conditions apply
Please note this cruise is operated by A-ROSA. All sailing times are approximate and can be subject to change. On certain cruises, it may be necessary to sail throughout the night, details of which will be shown on your final itinerary where applicable. Cruise ports of call are generally situated in central locations of the cities or resorts that we are visiting. However, we cannot guarantee that the resort/city centres are within suitable walking distances from where the ship docks. River cruise routes could be subject to change due to local weather, traffic, flooding, high and low water levels, lock closures, road works and other unforeseen circumstances. A-ROSA and the ship's captain reserve the right to modify the cruising itinerary to ensure the safe navigation of the vessel.
Supplements reflect the deck position and not the size of the cabin.
Cancellation charges differ from Edwards Coaches. Please ask for details.
The on-board currency is Euro. During the trip, use your cabin card as your own credit card. At the end of the journey you can pay your final account in cash, with EC card or with the following credit cards: MasterCard, VISA, American Express. When paying by credit card or EC/Maestro card, you will need your PIN code. Please make sure that you have your personal PIN code with you. The booking of shore excursions will be billed to your cabin account.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Cardiff Gate Services
| Cardiff Gate Services CF23 8RA
|Cardiff West Services
| Cardiff West Services Coach Park, CF72 8SA
| Edwards Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
|Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT
| Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
|Magor Services NP26 3YL
| Magor Service Coach Park
|Neath - Railway
| Neath - Outside Railway Station, SA11 1BY
|Newport RAILWAY STATION
| Stops Q1 & Q1A outside the RAILWAY STATION,NEWPORT
|Port Talbot Customs
| Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza, SA13 1HW
| Pyle Cross, bus stop outside supermarket.Pyle Road
| Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park, CF32 9SY