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Luxury

Rhine Treasures

8 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUECR08
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Discover the Black Forest

From France, cross the border into Germany to explore the stunning scenery of Black Forest region.

Dine at Namedy Castle

Princess Heide von Hohenzollern will open the doors of her castle just for you. Enjoy dinner in the Hall of Mirrors.

Stop in the Moselle Valley

The cobbled town of Cochem in the heart of the Moselle Valley invites you to explore its castle, set high on a hill.

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in 7 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 6 locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 20 meals
  • Complimentary beverages served on board your river ship*
  • Expert APT Cruise Director
  • Return airport transfers, port charges and tipping

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EUECR08 2019
Basel to Amsterdam

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Allow us to offer you a first-hand insight into the charmed world of imperial Europe

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Be met on arrival and transfer to your luxurious river ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, An Aria River Ship

Daily :
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Visit Triberg and the Black Forest Open-Air Museum, travel to Colmar on the Alsatian Wine Route for a tour and tasting, or embark on a Breisach bike tour.


From Breisach, tailor your day to your own tastes.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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 and choose from two included activities.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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.


The day in beautiful Rüdesheim evolves on your own terms, thanks to a choice of activities.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Later in Andernach, visit Namedy Castle.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Arrive in Cochem and set off on a walking tour or take a guided bike ride along the Moselle River.


Back on board, after your selected activity in Cochem, relax and enjoy the scenery of the Moselle Valley.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

In Cologne, take a tour through the historic city centre and sample local beers and snacks. Alternatively, embark on a bike ride to see City Hall and the remains from Roman times and the Middle Ages.


Choose your sightseeing in Cologne.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Take a canal cruise, visit Zaanse Schans, or enjoy a stroopwafel presentation.


Spend the day on your chosen activity. In the evening, come together for a Farewell Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark your ship and be transferred to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

River Ship AmaReina full view of the exterior whilst cruising

Europe's most luxurious fleet

APT are proud to use the fleet awarded the top ten positions in the 'Berlitz: River Cruising in Europe' guide.

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Chef mixing food using wooden spoon in a bowl standing near a work bench

Chef's Table Restaurant

Watch as a private chef prepares a special degustation-style menu for you at this intimate on board restaurant.

Virtual Tour

As a family-owned company, we take great pride in treating each and every guest as part of the family