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Christmas Markets on the Rhine (2016)

Connections European River Cruises: Elegant, boutique cruising on Europe's great rivers

Limited to 24 guests
Days: 8  |  From: $3,495

Cruise the lovely Rhine River, visit Christmas markets in Germany and France, explore Freiburg and Strasbourg on Connections-exclusive excursions and view the glassworks at the stunning Lalique Museum.

A&K Advantages

  • Cruise for five nights upon the lovely Rhine River, and enjoy a pre-cruise night in Basel and a post-cruise night in Cologne, each in a boutique hotel
  • Shop local Christmas markets in Germany and France amid a festive atmosphere for a holiday Market Connection
  • Take an excursion to the lively university town of Heidelberg and visit its Christkindlesmarkt
  • Cruise into France's lovely Alsace region for a Connections-exclusive day of activities that includes an excursion to the Lalique Museum to behold its stunning glassworks

Itinerary at a Glance

Christmas Markets on the Rhine

Day 1: Arrive Basel, Switzerland

Day 2: Freiburg, Germany/Basel / Priority Embarkation

Day 3: Strasbourg, France / An Exclusive Excursion

Day 4: Speyer & Heidelberg / In Old Heidelberg

Day 5: Rüdesheim / Along the Scenic Rhine

Day 6: Cologne, Germany / Festive Christmas Markets

Day 7: Cologne / Day Trip to Bonn

Day 8: Depart Cologne

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