Days 1-3 - Netherlands
Day 4-6 - Germany
Day 7 - France
Day 8-14 - Germany
Day 15 & 16 - Austria
Days 17 & 18 - Hungary

Grand Trans-European Voyage

An epic spring cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest through five countries on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, calling at Cologne, Rüdesheim, Heidelberg, Strasbourg, Würzburg, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Melk, Vienna & Esztergom

Following customer requests for longer cruises, an opportunity has arisen for a longer one-way cruise across Europe on a favourable spring date. Cruise along the great rivers so important in Europe’s history, revealing a rich menu of riverside towns and cities.

Key Features

Culture & Riverscapes
10 UNESCO Heritage Sites
Drinks Included
UK Tour Manager
Group Size: 6 – 28

Day 1 Fly to Amsterdam. Transfer to MS L’ Europe. Evening cruise through the canals of Amsterdam. (D)

Day 2 Morning tour of Amsterdam. Afternoon visit to Keukenhof Gardens. (B, L, D)

Day 3 Visit the Kröller-Müller Museum. Cruise towards Nijmegen. (B, L, D)

Day 4 Cruise to Cologne. Afternoon free for exploration. (B, L, D)

Day 5 Arrive at the wine village of Rüdesheim for a wine tasting and tour of the Museum of Mechanical Music. (B, L, D)

Day 6 Cruise to Mannheim. Travel to Heidelberg for a guided tour. (B, L, D)

Day 7 Guided tour of Strasbourg. Cruise to Mainz. (B, L, D)

Day 8 Morning free for exploration of Mainz. Afternoon tour of Frankfurt . (B, L, D)

Day 9 Call at the medieval Miltenberg and sail to historic Wertheim. (B, L, D)

Day 10 Sail towards Würzburg for a tour including its famous baroque palace. (B, L, D)

Day 11 Cruise the Main & tour medieval Rothenburg. Cruise to Bamberg. (B, L, D)

Day 12 Cruise the Rhine-Main-Danube canal. Tour of Nuremberg. (B, L, D)

Day 13 Cruise to Kelheim in the morning. Tour of Regensburg. (B, L, D)

Day 14 Cruise to Passau, confluence of the Danube and Inn rivers. (B, L, D)

Day 15 Arrive at Melk to visit Melk Abbey. Cruise through the Wachau valley and visit Dürnstein, then sail to Vienna. (B, L, D)

Day 16 A morning tour of the city and Schönbrunn Palace. Sail past Bratislava into Hungary. Gala Dinner. (B, L, D)

Day 17 Early arrival in Esztergom to visit its Basilica. Sail for Budapest. Budapest by night tour. (B, L, D)

Day 18 Morning tour of Budapest. Evening folklore show. (B, L, D)

Day 19 Return flight. (B)

  • Key
  • B - Breakfast
  • L - Lunch
  • D - Dinner


Cabins are available from 5pm on arrival and until 9am on departure. Whilst the vessel carries more, the group size refers to transfers & excursions.


per person in a twin/double Main Deck cabin
KLM from Heathrow
British Airways to Heathrow

Date Price
April 19 £3695

Supplements per person

Single Supplement

Single supplement £995

Cabin Upgrades

Middle Deck £295
Upper Deck £395

Flight Options

British Airways Club Europe from £400

Extension Options

Extension - Budapest
K+K Opera Hotel
2 nights £245
Single supplement £175

Independent Arrival

Save £200
Arrival transfer add £50
Departure transfer add £25

Price Includes
Air travel and taxes, all port charges, transfers, 18-night cruise, full board and drinks on cruise vessel, excursions, cruise director, local expert guides and representatives. If our specially negotiated airfares are unavailable at the time of booking, a supplement may apply.

Not Included
Travel insurance, visa procurement, optional excursions, tipping, porterage, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.

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