Princess Heide von Hohenzollern will open the doors of her castle just for you. Enjoy dinner in the Hall of Mirrors.
From France, cross the border into Germany to explore the stunning scenery of Black Forest region.
The cobbled town of Cochem in the heart of the Moselle Valley invites you to explore its castle, set high on a hill.
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Allow us to offer you a first-hand insight into the charmed world of imperial Europe
Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories
Be met on arrival and transfer to your luxurious river ship.
Stay: Seven Nights, An Aria River ShipDaily :
Take a canal cruise, visit Zaanse Schans, or enjoy a stroopwafel presentation.
After your chosen activity, enjoy a Gala Welcome Dinner.Daily :
In Andernach, you are treated to an exclusive visit to Namedy Castle. This 14th-century residence is home to Princess Heide von Hohenzollern who has opened the doors of her castle just for you. Enjoy some free time to wander about the castle’s rooms, hidden nooks and grounds, then savour dinner in the ballroom, accompanied by a classical piano recital.
Enjoy a walking tour of the town, taking in beautiful sites such as the ancient Roman wall while enjoying local beers and snacks along the way. Alternatively, perhaps embark on a guided bike ride through the city.
Arrive in the Gothic city of Cologne, centred around the twin spires of its famous cathedral. Here, choose from a number of experiences on offer. Later, cruise to Andernach.Daily :
Arrive in Cochem and set off on a walking tour or take a guided bike ride along the Moselle River. Back on board, relax and enjoy the scenery of the Moselle Valley.Daily :
Choose from a visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, embark on a scenic gondola ride and take in breathtaking views, or sample local Rhine Valley wines on board your river ship.
Dock in Rüdesheim and set out on your chosen activity.Daily :
Choose between a guided city tour with a visit to Heidelberg Castle or a more active walk along the Philosopher's Path.
From Ludwigshafen, travel to Heidelberg. Here, you’ll enjoy a choice of sightseeing options.Daily :
Visit Triberg and the Black Forest Open-Air Museum. Or, travel to Colmar on the Alsatian Wine Route for a tour and tasting, or embark on a Breisach bike tour.
The beauty of the region comes to light on today’s selection of experiences. Which route will you take?Daily :
Disembark your ship in Basel and transfer to Zurich Airport for your onward flight.Daily :
Enjoy fine dining reflecting the flavours of each region, plus complimentary beverages served at your discretion.
Watch as a private chef prepares a special degustation-style menu for you at this intimate on board restaurant
As a family-owned company, we take great pride in treating each and every guest as part of the family