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Escorted River Rhine Cruises

Medieval castles perch on mountains which stand veiled in lush vineyards whilst in the distance another historic port of call begins to emerge, on a cruise along one of Europe's mightiest rivers. 

Rhine River Escorted Cruises

Towards its mouth on the Dutch coast, the Rhine River makes its way through the sophistication, colour and elegance of Belgium and the Netherlands. Having crashed down from the Swiss mountains, and the Middle Rhine, here the river gently drifts to its final point, flowing through flatlands of wonderful flower filled meadows, past lazy windmills and sleepy villages. This is the undiscovered Rhine, a waterway of tranquil charm and quiet majesty.

Map of the Rhine

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Oberammergau & Five-Star Rhine Cruise

The Oberammergau Passion Play is famous across the world for its marvellous retelling of the Passion of the Christ. Celebrate the play with top tier tickets before embarking on a wonderful 7-night cruise on the magnificent Rhine river.

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Five-Star Rhine Cruise at Christmas

Explore the fascinating towns and stunning scenery along the Rhine on a festive rail-cruise holiday. From the comfort and luxury of the 5-star MS Amadeus Silver II, you can experience an indulgent Christmas holiday on one of Europe's most beautiful waterways.

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Rhineland Christmas Markets Cruise

Discover the truly special festive beauty of the Rhine river and its superb cities on this Christmas Markets cruise which takes you on a fantastic voyage through the stalls, streets and squares of this magnificent corner of the world.

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With a number of smaller rivers splitting off from the main river, cruising through the Netherlands and Belgium is one of the best ways to experience these remarkable countries. From timehonoured steam trains to solemn battlefields, from glorious gardens to storybook towns, this part of the world exudes a hidden class and a down-to-earth feel which beguiles and enchants in equal measure.

The Rhine

The Rhine stretches across six excellent European nation including Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands, and passes through of those countries most remarkable cities, as well as such spectacular sights as the Rhine Gorge and the Lorelei Rock.

  • The Rhine Gorge
  • Amsterdam
  • Lake Constance
  • Strasbourg
  • The Upper Rhine
  • The Lorelei Rock
  • Cologne
  • Heidelberg

Our Rhine ships

At Great Rail Journeys, we know that the itinerary and destination make up only part of the excellent cruise experience we strive for. On a cruise, your accommodation becomes part of the holiday, and your ship should be as comfortable, as luxurious and as elegant as possible - coincidentally, all things our chartered ships happen to be! 

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