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Classical Rhine | September 27 – October 4, 2020 -

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8 day Exclusive cruise BASEL - AMSTERDAM aboard the AMADEUS Queen.

Discover the many beautiful facets of "Father Rhine" and play Pickleball, during this week-long cruise along one of the most important and attractive rivers of Europe. Delight in the panoramas including wine-lands, and the highest density of castles in the world. (909) 798-9133


Day 1 Basel Embarkation from 4:00 pm:

Welcome Cocktail and Welcome Dinner with Paul, Janice Ortiz & friends in the evening.

Day 2 Strasbourg City tour of Strasbourg in the morning “Alsace & Wine” excursion in the afternoon.

Day 3 Speyer - Speyer walking tour in the morning. Mannheim - Excursion to Heidelberg (by bus from/ to Mannheim.

Day 4 Rüdesheim - Rüdesheim walking tour with Music Museum. Scenic cruising through the Upper Middle Rhine valley. Koblenz walking tour in the afternoon.

Day 5 Koblenz to Cochem - Scenic cruising on the Moselle - Afternoon Cochem walking tour and wine tasting

Day 6 Cologne & "Pickleball play" - Captains Gala Dinner

Day 7 Hoorn - North Holland excursion and City tour of Amsterdam with canal trip (by bus from Hoorn/to Amsterdam).

Enjoy Leisure time/rejoin the ship.

Day 8 Amsterdam Disembarkation after breakfast.

**Excursions (above) marked in bold are not included in the cruise rate and are given as examples of sightseeing options available to pre-purchase at discounted rates and are listed at the bottom of this page.

Paul & Janice Ortiz - Paul is an International Certified IPTA Pickleball Instructor

All prices include:

  • Roundtrip bus transfer from the ship (via scenic route / Cologne) to the pickleball court (inside court) in either the Cologne or Duesseldorf area
  • Tour & Guide for a walk to the Cathedral in Cologne before the transfer for pickleball play
  • Lunch
  • Pickleball Fun-tournament with local pickleball players, organized by the German Pickleball Federation.
  • Prize for the winners of the Tournament
  • DEPOSIT: 10% of room category price required to secure cabin assignment

Category: C4 $2788.00 per person double occupancy

Category: C1 3134.00 per person double occupancy

Category: B4 $3573.00 per person double occupancy

Category: B1 $3851.00 per person double occupancy

Category: A1 $4197.00 per person double occupancy

Category: Mozart Suite: $4809.00 per person double occupancy

The exclusive group rates include the following services:

  • Accommodations based on the allotted group block.
  • Full board including: Early Riser (reduced breakfast buffet in the Panorama-Bar),Buffet Breakfast (includes omelette service), Lunch (Buffet or table service depending upon the itinerary),
    Light Lunch (served in the Panorama-Bar), Dinner (5 courses, 3 choices for main course), Coffee & tea, iced water with meals, midnight (late night) snack.
    (No refund for meals not taken onboard; full board service starts with dinner on embarkation day and ends with breakfast on disembarkation day)
  • Music program every day in the bar by a pianist or by the Amadeus music group
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala Farewell Dinner
  • Experienced English speaking cruise director
  • Free-flowing red & white regional wines, beer & soft drinks with lunch and dinner onboard.
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • 24-hour coffee station
  • Bottled water in every stateroom
  • Audio headsets for optional shore excursions
  • All port charges and local taxes

Services not included in the group rate:

  • Transfers and other ground arrangements
  • Tips (we recommend USD 12.00 per person, per day)

Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

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