We Love —
- Discover the beauty of the magical Rhine in 2017, on this short taster cruise from the stunning city of Cologne.
- These small-ship cruise itineraries are created specifically for active travellers seeking cultural adventures, with a host of shore excursions on offer to explore food, wine, art, music, and history.
- Our members will be treated to a VIP home chauffeur service and a free case of wine with every booking!
Here to Help —
Booking 80 days in advance and spending over £500 per person? No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply)
For any additional information on this offer or assistance in making your reservation please call one of our dedicated team on 01392 683168 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Opening hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 20:00 and Saturdays & Sundays from 09:00 to 17:30.
Your Itinerary —
Just for you: A free case (12 bottles) of wine is included with all bookings.
Take the Eurostar to Brussels and continue to Cologne by train. Upon arrival, transfer to your A-ROSA ship for embarkation. Includes Dinner
DAY 2 : Mannheim.
Today, enjoy the picturesque Rhine scenery as you cruise to Mannheim. You will arrive in Mannheim in the late afternoon where there will be an opportunity to join an optional excursion to the stunning medieval city of Heidelberg. Overlooking the Neckar, Heidelberg crouches under a huge, red sandstone castle and boasts a charming old town and marketplace. Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3 : Kehl.
Kehl is the gateway to the beautiful city of Strasbourg, the enchanting capital of the Alsace region. This fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site is a delightful blend of cobbled lanes and half-timbered houses which has changed hands between the French and Germans down the centuries. See the European Parliament building, tour the interior of the stunning Gothic cathedral and visit the La Petite France old quarter, where 500-year-old houses cluster around miniature canals. Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4 : Mainz.
Admire the charming city of Mainz this morning, the city boasts a small, attractive old town and several well preserved medieval houses, interesting museums and the impressive thousand year old cathedral. After lunch, enjoy the rest of the day cruising the scenic Middle Rhine Valley back to Cologne. Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5 : Cologne - UK.
After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the station where you will travel to Brussels by train and then continue to the UK by Eurostar.
Your Ship —
The itineraries are created specifically for active travellers seeking cultural adventures and an opportunity to delve more deeply into passions like food, wine, art, music, and history.
Standouts on A-ROSA Silva are its massive spa, salon and gym. It's also got a steam room and a sauna with a vast picture window that offers great views. In keeping with its commitment to wellness and travel, Silva has a pool on the sun deck, and bicycles are stocked for passenger use in port.
A range of shore excursions is available in every port of call, and passengers can typically choose from at least three varieties, that range from food and wine to general touring and a more recreational opportunity.
FREE WINE OFFER:
Wine will be delivered to your VIP chauffeur service pick up address. If you do not want to take advantage of the VIP chauffeur service it will be delivered to your chosen address given at the time of booking. Delivery address must be confirmed at the time of booking. Please note there are a limited number of cases of wine available. This offer cannot be swapped for monetary value. One case of wine per booking. The wine selection may be subject to alteration based on stock levels.
Your Stateroom —
You may choose from the following staterooms:
A Outside Deck 1
C Juliette Balcony Deck 2
D Juliette Balcony Deck 3
Reservations for single guests, children or a third adult are also available to book offline. Please call 01392 683168 or email email@example.com
All cabins offer private facilities with showers, European queen-sized bed, individual temperature control, generous storage space, complimentary use of robes, slippers and WiFi, bottled water, and hairdryers.
Admire views of the Rhine from your porthole window.
As above, with the added luxury of a furnished private balcony.
Please note: views from cabins/staterooms may be obstructed
Your Board Basis —
This offer is based on a Full Board Stay (Breakfast, lunch and evening meal served in the main restaurant) with Premium All-Inclusive drinks package.
Dining is a truly un-regimented affair – unlike other river vessels, the dining room opens its arms when you are ready, rather than at a specified time. A lavish buffet with a la minute cookery stations entices you with fresh ingredients and plenty of choice.
In addition, a speciality waiter service restaurant offers an alternative option, with a new menu every night and the opportunity to dine here up to three times during the week. Weather permitting, you can choose to dine al fresco around pool as you watch the beautiful scenery pass by.
Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only
Your Journey —
Just for you: VIP Home Chauffeur Service included if you live within 50 miles of St Pancras.
Eurostar: Return train journeys from London St Pancras to Brussels in Standard Class is included, as well as your onward train to Cologne.
Depart St Pancras Rail Station: 08:55
Arrive in Brussels Midi Rail Station: 12:05
Depart Brussels Midi Rail Station: 13:28
Arrive in Cologne HBF Rail Station: 15:15
Depart Cologne HBF Rail Station: 12:44
Arrive in Brussels Midi Rail Station: 14:32
Depart Brussels Midi Rail Station: 15:56
Arrive in St Pancras Rail Station: 16:57
All times are local
Transfers: Shared transfers are included
Please note: train details are given as a guide only and may change. We will however notify you in advance if trains are more than 2 hours outside the time range given. Specific trains cannot be selected and confirmed timings will be shown on your official documentation from the tour operator. trains are non-changeable and non-refundable at time of booking.