Sit back, relax and have a Christmas truly to remember. Fly from a range of U.K. airports, direct to your scenic river cruise as we set sail down the romantic River Rhine. Enjoy festivities aboard the firm favourite of Leger guests, the MS Rhine Princess, and meander your way through the spectacular Rhine Valley. Fly into mighty Cologne, where your ship awaits. Setting sail into festive splendour, spend Christmas Eve in Rüdesheim, Christmas day in Koblenz before returning for an unforgettable Boxing Day, back in Cologne.
You will spend five nights aboard the MS Rhine Princess, which has been exclusively chartered by Leger Holidays.
The ship's onboard facilities are located over four decks and include a large lounge bar with a small dance floor around which daily entertainment takes place. There is also an outside sun deck, ideal for viewing the passing scenery, and a small quiet lounge with a library.
The ship also has a restaurant and shop with small gifts, souveniers, postcards and Rhine river maps for sale.
Cabins are located on three decks and all have twin beds, T.V., telephone and air-conditioning.
Fly to Cologne or Düsseldorf, then join our ship for a five-night cruise.
Morning at leisure in this exciting cathedral city. This afternoon, following lunch on board, sit back and relax as the Rhine Princess sets sail. Tonight, enjoy a welcome drink prior to our arrival in the old Roman town of Andernach, where we berth for the night.
We cruise upstream through the Rhine Gorge, passing the legendary Loreley Rock. Later this afternoon we arrive in the vibrant town of Rüdesheim. It's party night on board tonight! We enjoy a Christmas Eve turkey dinner.
Location: Koblenz and Cochem
Enjoy a leisurely morning cruise to the city of Koblenz, before a buffet lunch on board ship. This afternoon, join our optional excursion by coach through the delightful Moselle Valley to Cochem.
We cruise to Konigswinter. Following lunch on board, enjoy an afternoon cruise to Cologne. Later, enjoy cocktails with the captain and a 'farewell dinner' to complete our fabulous Christmas cruise.
Disembark and transfer to Cologne or Düsseldorf for your return flight to the U.K.
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
Boasting over 35 years’ experience and an interesting and varied selection of planned itineraries, Leger Holidays has become the leading provider of escorted touring holidays across the UK, Europe and beyond. In addition to being able to take you to the most incredible destinations throughout the world, this award-winning company provides an excellent choice of experiences and great-value escorted tours to ensure you get the very most out of your holiday. With Ledger Holidays, you can relax in the knowledge that everything will be taken care of from the moment you book.
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