Rhine River Cruise

ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL SCENERY OF GERMANY & THE NETHERLANDS! NUREMBERG..BAMBERG..WURZBURG..ROTHENBURG..WERTHEIM..MILTENBERG RUDESHEIM..KOBLENZ..COLOGNE..AMSTERDAM

Featuring: IRISH THEMED ENTERTAINMENT ONBOARD!

THE NEW YORK TENORS & THE SOUND OF CITY RHYTHM ORCHESTRA

Package includes:
  • Air from Dulles
  • Transfers & Porterage 
  • 7 - NIGHTS ALL INCLUSIVE 5 STAR LUXURY CRUISING ONBOARD THE SCENIC JADE
  • Daily gourmet meals onboard:  breakfast & Lunch buffet, Dinner
  • Wines & draught Beers during meals
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Bar and Minibar consumptions throughout the cruise
  • Private 5* Butler Service for all cabins 
  • Daily Shore Excursions (As per the Itinerary)
  • Local English speaking guides + Headsets during excursions

 

Itinerary:

Day 1: Tuesday October 26, 2021 - Depart the USA: Depart IAD, JFK, EWR or PHL for Munich, Germany.

Day 2: Wednesday October 27, 2021 – NUREMBERG: Welcome to the Germany. A Jet Vacations host will be at the airport for the transfer to the river boat. After settling in your cabin, meet the crew during the welcome cocktail party, followed by dinner. The ship will moor in Nuremberg for the night. (D).

Day 3: Thursday October 28, 2021 – BAMBERG: Immerse yourself in the World Heritage-listed Old Town of Bamberg and walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders once did. (FB,L,D)

Day 4: Friday October 29, 2021 –ROTHENBURG - WÜRZBURG: Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine. In the afternoon, explore the famous Romantic Road, an important trade route during the Middle Ages, then take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg, a medieval gem overlooking the Tauber River. (FB,L,D)

Day 5: Saturday October 30, 2021 – WERTHEIM - MILTENBERG: Today is your opportunity to meet the locals of this quaint German town. Visit the Bronnback monastery founded by four knights who bequeathed lands to the Cistercian order for a tour and insight into regional beer production or meet a winemaker and join him for a taste of his fine wines. Then on to the beautiful half-timbered Franconian village of Miltenberg which sits on the Main river, nestled amid one of Germany's fine wine- producing regions. (FB,L,D)

DAY 6: Sunday October 31, 2021 – RÜDESHEIM – RHINE GORGE - KOBLENZ: Immerse yourself in charming Rüdesheim and board the Winzerexpress mini- train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Then, enjoy an afternoon sailing through the spectacular World Heritage listed Rhine Gorge, with its stunning vistas of castles sitting high above steep vine covered slopes, headed for Koblenz (FB,L,D)

Day 7: Monday November 1, 2021 – COLOGNE: After breakfast, take a stroll through Cologne and get up close to the twin towers of the famous cathedral or learn of the city’s strong Jewish history. Alternatively, cycle around the picturesque city of Cologne or visit Bonn, and learn about Ludwig Van Beethoven’s connection with this city. (FB,L,D)

DAY 8: Tuesday November 2, 2021 – AMSTERDAM: Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour and a cruise of the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. In the afternoon, discover Volendam, with its unusual raised houses and quaint wooden church before heading to the equally charming village of Edam. (FB,L,D)

DAY 9: Wednesday November 3, 2021 – AMSTERDAM: Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. for transfer to AMS airport for your flight home or to your post- extension trip. (FB).

Optional Pre & Post Tour Extension:
3 NIGHT PRE - EXTENSION TO LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND. Includes full day guided apline region tour: $1145, Single Sup + $495

Day 1: Saturday October 23, 2021 – DEPART THE USA: Depart from IAD, JFK, EWR or PHL for Zurich (ZRH)

Day 2: Sunday October 24, 2021 – ZURICH - LUCERNE:
Welcome to Switzerland. Upon arrival, proceed to baggage claim and after clearing customs, look for your guide who will be holding a Jet Vacations sign near the exit. After a private transfer to your hotel in Lucerne, the remainder of the day is at leisure exploring Lucerne on your own. In the evening, we will gather for a welcome dinner at the hotel or in a nearby local restaurant. Overnight at your hotel in Lucerne. (D)

Day 3: Monday October 25, 2021 – LUCERNE – SWISS ALPINE REGION
After breakfast enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Swiss Alps from Lucerne. Travel over several mountain passes to see the dizzying depths of the Aare Gorge, the mesmerizing ice tunnels of the Rhone Glacier, and the wild landscapes of the Bernese Oberland. Overnight at your hotel in Lucerne. (Breakfast). (B)

Day 4: Tuesday October 26, 2021 – LUCERNE – OPTIONAL JUNGFRAUJOCH:
After breakfast enjoy Lucerne at your leisure or take an optional full-day tour of the majestic Jungfraujoch. Travel on a luxury coach with a professional guide to the village of Grendelwald to board a cogwheel train at Europe’s highest railway station, known as the “Top of Europe”, to explore the amazing area, including the largest glacier in Europe. Overnight at your hotel (B)

Day 5: Wednesday October 27, 2021 – LUCERNE - NUREMBERG
After breakfast at your hotel, check out and transfer from your hotel to your luxury Scenic ‘Space-Ship’ docked in Nuremberg. Stop on the way for lunch on your own in a quaint German village before continuing onto Nuremberg. Upon arrival, board your River Cruise Ship. After settling in your cabin, meet the crew during the welcome cocktail party, followed by dinner. The ship will moor in Nuremberg for the night. (B, D)

2 NIGHT POST - EXTENSION TO BRUGES. Includes guided tour of Antwerp & Bruges. $799, Single Sup + $295

Day 9: Wednesday November 3, 2021 – CRUISE- ANTWERP - BRUGES:
After breakfast Check out from the ship and depart to towards the majestic city of Antwerp. Get to know among other places the meat market, the castle Steen, the Town Hall Square, Church of Our Lady, the Church of San Carlos de Borromeo, the walking path of Tortas, Meir Street, the Rubens house, the station Central and the diamond quarter. After finishing the visit, you will have some free time for lunch on your own. Continue on to Bruges and check into your hotel. Dinner on your own and overnight in a hotel in Bruges. (B)

Day 10: Thursday November 4, 2021 – BRUGES
Breakfast at the hotel. After your breakfast travel to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Bruges, one of the largest cities in Belgium that retains its village character, especially in the historic city center. A network of picturesque canals lined with medieval buildings is the reason Bruges is known as the “Venice of the North”. Take a walking tour by the tranquil waters of the famous Minnewater (Lake of Love), one of the most delightful areas of the city. Then visit Our Lady's Church to see Michelangelo’s magnificent 16th-century marble statue, Madonna of Bruges (the only one of his works to leave Italy during his lifetime). Then be amazed by the Market Square with its grand Belfry. Admire Bruges’ beautiful Town Hall Square and the ornate façade of the Basilica of the Holy Blood. Originally constructed in the 12th century as the residence of the Count of Flanders, it houses a vial he brought back from the Holy Land believed to contain the blood of Christ. After the walking tour, enjoy lunch in one of the excellent restaurants or traditional cafes throughout the city on your own. Lunch on your own and included farewell dinner in Bruges. Overnight at your hotel in Bruges. (B, D)

Day 11: Friday November 5, 2021 – BRUGES - BRUSSELS
After breakfast, transfer from your hotel to Brussels airport for your flight home. (B)

EXTENSIONS REQUIRE A MINIMUM AMOUNT OF PARTICIPANTS TO OPERATE.