m/v River Cloud II
River Cruise - Roman Roots
9 days/ 8 nights




Amsterdam/Netherlands Sat. 16 June
Individual arrival in Amsterdam. Embarkation on the River Cloud ii at 16.00 hours. Evening trip on a canal boat.* Dep.: 22.30 hours
Arnhem/Netherlands Sun. 17 June- Arr.: 08.00 hours.
Excursion to the Kröller-Müller Museum with its famous Van Gogh collection. Some 300 works by van Gogh form the heart of the collection. Dep.: 12.00 hours
Bad Breisig/Germany Mon. 18 June-Arr.: 10.30 hours.
Visit to Princess Heide von Hohenzollern’s home, Namedy Castle, including lunch. Namedy Castle is a moated castle dating from the 14th century. It was converted into a palace in 1890. Dep.: 10.45 hours
Koblenz/Germany- Arr.: 14.45 hours.
Re-embarkation following excursion. Dep.: 15.00 hours
In the late afternoon, we pass through one of the most beautiful sections of the Rhine – the Middle Rhine with the Loreley. A day on the river Tue. 19 June. Picturesque riverbanks glide past and time drifts along.
Würzburg/Germany Wed. 20 June- Arr.: 06.00 hours.
City tour with visit to the Residenz Palace. The Marienburg Fortress towers high above the Main, whilst on the other side of the river is the magnificent archbishops’ Residenz with its extensive parkland. Dep.: 14.00 hours
Bamberg/Germany Thur. 21 June- Arr.: 09.00 hours.
Tour of the old town. “Franconia’s Rome” was built on seven hills and is the site of the only papal grave north of the Alps. The old part of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dep.: 19.00 hours
Nuremberg/Germany Fri. 22 June- Arr.: 08.00 hours.
City tour. Nuremberg Castle, one of the most important medieval imperial palaces, was home to the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire for more than 500 years. Dep.: 13.00 hours
Regensburg/Germany Sat. 23 June- Arr.: 08.00 hours.
City tour including visit to the Palace of St Emmeram. The old part of Regensburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, began as a Roman settlement. The Porta Praetoria is still preserved from that period.
Regensburg/Germany Sun. 24 June
09.00 hours disembarkation. Individual departure.
Itinerary and programme subject to change depending on high and low water levels and local conditions.
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