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Legendary Rhine & Moselle

Itinerary, Prices and Dates

Amsterdam to Basel 13 Days

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Uniworld River Queen

Experience the enduring allure of the spectacularly scenic Rhine and Moselle. Discover extraordinary Roman ruins, romantic medieval castles and lively cities. Revel in the UNESCO-designated Rhine River Valley, with its vine-filled slopes and castle-dotted shores, and the mesmerizing Moselle, the Rhine’s breathtaking tributary. Explore the delights of five nations and savor the best these regions have to offer.

Step into the pages of a fairytale as you walk through the cobblestone streets of postcard-perfect towns such as Cochem, Riquewihr, Rüdesheim and Colmar. Cruise along the historic canals of vibrant Amsterdam and picturesque Strasbourg. “Go Active” with a hike to the 12th-century Thurant Castle, and take in the grand landmarks of Cologne, Trier and Luxembourg.

Gain an appreciation for the region’s flavors with tastings of elegant Rieslings, delightful pastries and inventive vinegars—and meet the people who make these treats in friendly, informative and fun encounters. Marvel at the great works of Rembrandt in Amsterdam’s famous Rijksmuseum and at Siegfried’s ingenious self-playing instruments in Rüdesheim.

What's Included

  • 12 night, all inclusive, luxurious river cruise
  • Unlimited drinks onboard including fine wine, beer and soft drinks.
    Excludes premium wines and spirits
  • Choice of included excursions with English speaking guides.
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all excursions
  • All gratuities included
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Onboard entertainment and insightful lectures
  • Flights of Rail available on request

Uniworld Cruise Companion - Legendary Rhine & Moselle

Uniworld Cruise Companion Download Icon Download the Uniworld Cruise Companion for this tour providing detailed information about life on the ship, the cruise itinerary and available excursions.

Day 1: Amsterdam

Map of the Rhine & Moselle Rivers
Map of the Rhine & Moselle Rivers

Arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, where you will be transferred to the ship.
Included Meals D

Day 2: Amsterdam

Included excursions: Amsterdam by canal with either Van Gogh Museum OR Rijksmuseum visit

See Amsterdam from the perspective of a canal cruise, followed by a tour of one of two acclaimed museums—the Van Gogh Museum or the Rijksmuseum, home to Rembrandt’s The Night Watch. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner
Included Meals B L D

Day 3: Cologne

Included excursion: Cologne walking discovery tour with Roman-Germanic Museum

Stroll through the narrow streets of Cologne’s Old Town to the Roman-Germanic Museum, which displays thousands of artifacts from Cologne’s days as a Roman colony.
Note: On Mondays, the Roman-Germanic Museum is closed; it will be replaced with a visit to UNESCO-designated Cologne Cathedral.
Included Meals B L D

Day 4: Koblenz

Included excursions: Choice of Koblenz walking discovery tour OR exclusive guided “Go Active” hiking tour of Alken village and Thurant Castle

Take a walk through Koblenz’s Old Town, or explore the village of Alken and hike up to Thurant Castle, where you’ll meet the keeper and tour the castle’s interior
Included Meals B L D

Day 5: Cochem (Ediger-Eller Luxury Motorcoach Transfer)

Included excursions: Cochem walking discovery tour with Reichsburg Castle, and exclusive Ediger-Eller “Village Day” with wine tasting

History comes to life in charming Cochem, where you’ll tour Reichsburg Castle and the Old Town. Later, travel to Ediger-Eller, where the mayor will escort you to an organ recital at the town’s church and to a wine tasting at a local inn.
Included Meals B L D

Day 6: Cruising the Moselle River, Trier (Luxembourg Luxury Motorcoach Transfer)

Included excursion: Luxembourg with World War II cemetery

After scenic cruising on the gently winding Moselle, you’ll have a tour of the city of Luxembourg, which includes such highlights as Our Lady Cathedral, the Grand Ducal Palace and the WWII cemetery where U.S. Army General George Patton is buried.
Included Meals B L D

Day 7: Trier, cruising the Moselle River

Included excursion: Trier city tour

Trier is a UNESCO World Heritage Site once known as the “second Rome”—no other German city has as many monuments dating from ancient Roman times. After your city tour, cruise the Moselle River through a region famed for its excellent Rieslings.
Included Meals B L D

Day 8: Bernkastel, cruising the Moselle River

Included excursions: Choice of Bernkastel walking discovery tour with exclusive Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler wine estate visit and tasting OR exclusive guided “Go Active” bicycle ride along the Moselle River

Bernkastel has steeply terraced vineyards and a long legacy of making wine, as well as a picturesque market square. You’ll have an opportunity to taste wonderful Rieslings at a famous wine estate, or you can choose to take a guided bicycle ride along the Moselle.
Included Meals B (L) D

Day 9: Boppard, cruising the romantic Rhine River, Rüdesheim

Included excursions: Guided Boppard village stroll and Siegfried’s Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments

Enjoy a guided stroll through Boppard before a spectacularly scenic cruise along a 40-mile stretch of the Upper Middle Rhine, a UNESCO World Heritage landscape. In Rüdesheim, you can see a unique collection of self-playing musical instruments at a small local museum.
Included Meals B L D

Day 10: Speyer

Included excursions: Choice of Speyer walking discovery tour OR exclusive Doktorenhof vinegar estate visit and tasting

A local expert will lead you through Speyer’s charming Old Town to the city’s grand cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Alternatively, visit the Doktorenhof vinegar estate to sample unique aperitifs made from wine vinegars.
Included Meals B L D

Day 11: Strasbourg

Included excursions: Choice of Strasbourg by canal OR exclusive “Do as the Locals Do” Strasbourg walking tourr

The Alsatian town of Strasbourg boasts a magnificent Gothic cathedral and adorable half-timbered houses. See the sights on a canal cruise through the Petite France district, or opt for an Old Town walking tour that stops for pastries and coffee.
Included Meals B L D

Day 12: Breisach (Colmar or Kayserberg and Riquewihr Luxury Motorcoach Transfer), Basel

Included excursions: Choice of Colmar city tour OR Alsatian “Village Day”

Discover the enchanting city of Colmar—with its winding streets, medieval city centre and pink-stone church—or take a stroll through the postcard-perfect wine villages of Kaysersberg and Riquewihr. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner.
Included Meals B L D

Day 13: Basel

Disembark the ship and transfer to EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg for your flight home, or extend your stay in Basel.
Included Meals B

  • Included Meals  Included Meals - B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner.

  • Tour or Transfer by Luxury Motorcoach  Transfer or Tour via Luxury Motorcoach

Uniworld River Queen

A stunning, boutique river cruise ship

Uniworld ships really are the ultimate in boutique luxury, each with their own unique character. All have lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites with handcrafted Savoir® of England beds draped in high-thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, along with a menu of pillow options.

The River Queen was voted the best ship in the entire cruise industry by Condé Nast Traveller's readers in the 2012 Cruise Poll.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Lavishly decorated outside staterooms
  • 4 individually decorated suites
  • Sun deck with life-size chess and shuffleboard
  • Main Lounge with full-service bar and dance floor
  • The River Queen features a wonderful open fireplace
  • Captain's Lounge with library & bar
  • Elegant restaurant
  • Patio lounge
  • Sky lounge
  • Fitness center, sauna & Serenity River Spa
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi
  • Bicycles and Nordic walking sticks
  • Complimentary 24-hour specialty coffee and tea bar
  • 24-hour reception service
  • Elevator
  • Boutique*
  • Guest laundry & ironing room

* Payable locally.

River Queen

Uniworld River Queen - deck plan
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World Class Staterooms

After one night in your magnificent riverview stateroom, you'll understand why sailing with Uniworld is truly the best way to see the Old World. Rated Top Cabins by Zagat Survey®, your elegantly appointed boutique stateroom comes standard with Uniworld-as does the ever-changing breathtaking river scenery.

Each stateroom has been decorated by the award-winning design team of Red Carnation Hotels with all the comforts necessary for a restful retreat. Every evening, you'll look forward to curling up in your handcrafted Savoir® of England bed which is draped in sumptuous high-thread count 100% Egyptian combed cotton sheets, along with an array of pillow options. As you sip your morning coffee, admire the sun rising from your picture window or French balcony. And look forward to getting ready for your day in a luxurious marble bathroom stocked with L'Occitane products, plush towels, and soft robes.

All Staterooms Feature

  • Handcrafted Savoir® of England beds
  • 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets
  • Marble bathrooms with L'Occitane en Provence bath and body products
  • Individual climate control
  • Telephone, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Infotainment center with flat-screen TV and complimentary movie and entertainment options
  • Generous built-in closets
  • Plush Christy towels
  • Backlit magnifying mirror
  • Cosy waffle bathrobes & slippers
  • Towel warmers


River Queen

Uniworld River Queen Suite Uniworld River Queen Suite Plan

Additional Features

  • Suite size: 215 sq. ft.
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily fruit & cookie plate, and an evening amuse-bouche
  • DVD & iPod® docking station
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Bottle of wine upon arrival
  • Morning coffee, tea & continental breakfast

Category 1 Staterooms

River Queen

Uniworld River Queen Cat 1 Uniworld River Queen Cat 1 Plan

Additional Features

  • Stateroom size: 151 sq. ft.
  • floor-to-ceiling windows

Note: Adjoining staterooms are available, please call for details

Category 2 & 3 Staterooms

River Queen
Uniworld River Queen Cat 2 & 3 Uniworld River Queen Cat 2 & 3 Plan

Additional Features

  • Stateroom size: 151 sq. ft.
  • Panoramic picture window (does not open)

Category 4 & 5 Staterooms

River Queen
Uniworld River Queen Hallway Decor Uniworld River Queen 4 & 5 Plan

Additional Features

  • Stateroom size: 151 sq. ft.
  • High level window (does not open)

World Class Dining

Uniworld goes above and beyond with everything they do, including providing you with a truly remarkable dining experience. That's why Uniworld is the only river cruise company to be honored by Zagat Survey® as Top Dining.

An award-winning dining experience with Uniworld includes:

  • A certified Global Master Chef leading a professional culinary team in the preparation of gourmet cuisine that offers a delicious fusion of style, unique culinary creations, and tastes inspired by the regions of your itinerary
  • Menu selections that change every day and are designed for each region you visit and tailored to the season
  • All meals flawlessly prepared daily using only the freshest ingredients, which are often brought onboard from local farmers' markets
  • A distinctive, international menu of wines developed by Red Carnation Hotels' acclaimed sommelier from their Relais & Châteaux hotel
  • Award-winning Signature Dishes from Mrs. Beatrice Tollman, President and Founder of Red Carnation Hotels, Uniworld's sister company and partner
  • Relaxed open seating, so you can dine where and with whomever you wish
  • The refined and intuitive service of a professionally trained, caring staff standing ready to fulfill your wishes in an atmosphere of casual sophistication and elegance
Gourmet Dining onboard a Uniworld Ship

Sumptuous buffets at breakfast and lunch offer an extensive array of hot and cold selections. Breakfast features crispy Belgian waffles topped with whipped cream and warm maple syrup, a dozen or more homemade breads and jams, an omelet station, and hand-cut seasonal fresh fruit. Lunch offers a delectable feast with salads, soups, carved-to-order roasts, and more.

Evenings provide exquisite ambience with relaxed open seating. Each dish is flawlessly prepared using the finest ingredients-local meats and seafood along with tasty side dishes. Always included with lunch & dinner onboard are European fine wines and a selection of beer and soft drinks served by an attentive, caring staff. Of course, every meal concludes with a wide range of freshly prepared, decadent desserts that look every bit as delicious as they taste.

Uniworld also provides a variety of dining experiences including: al fresco under the stars and light-lunch dining-both on the sun deck; Captain's Welcome Gala and Farewell Dinners; early-riser breakfast; and afternoon tea. Plus, Uniworld gives you the choice of dining on lighter cuisine with our Traveling Lite menu.

On our boutique ships, meals are truly a feast for all the senses. From the delicious bouquet of a glass of perfectly aged pinot noir, to the inviting sight of candlelit tables draped in fine linen, to the pleasant sounds of friends engaged in intimate conversation, to the delicious flavor of each savoury dish, Uniworld's dining experiences have been designed to delight you.

Cultural Highlights

Through integrated onboard and onshore programs, Uniworld provides a 360º encounter with each exciting port of call.

  • Signature lectures
  • Intriguing onboard entertainment
  • Captivating shore excursions fully hosted by English-speaking local experts using state-ofthe-art Quietvox audio systems immerse you in the history, tradition, and culture of each stop on your itinerary.
  • With Uniworld's included Choice Is Yours, Go Active, and Gentle Walking, programs, you can customize your travel experience even more.

Uniworld Staff &Service

The Uniworld Standard

At Uniworld, we treat our guests as one might treat one's best friends and family, which means no request too large, no detail too small.

Since Uniworld is a proud part of The Travel Corporation, a family-run business, treating our guests-and our team of staff members-as an extension of our family comes naturally.

Providing truly personalized, gracious, and consistently exceptional hospitality to our guests starts from within the organization. This means hiring the very best team of professionals in the industry and providing them with ongoing training.

In addition, we constantly challenge ourselves, so we have put in place fastidious Quality Assurance programs with onboard ship inspections and third-party mystery shoppers to elevate our service to the highest possible level. Only then can we provide our guests with the award-winning hospitality for which we have been recognized by esteemed consumer publications such as Condé Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure.

We do all of this because we truly care about creating harmony both onboard and onshore in order to bring joy to our guests and ensure that everyone has the most memorable experience possible. This is our commitment to our guests and our staff.

DepartShipCat 5Cat 4Cat 3Cat 2Cat 1Suite
Oct 22River Queen£4229£4579£5059£5419£5969£7229
Nov 3River Queen£3909£4529£4739£5099£5649£6909

Dates in blue denote cruises boarding in Basel.

Single Occupancy Supplements: Cat 5 to 1; £2,219

DepartShipCat 5Cat 4Cat 3Cat 2Cat 1Suite
Apr 18River Queen£4699£4799£5499£5699£6099£7799-
Apr 30River Queen£4999£5099£5799£5999£6399£8099y
May 12River Queen£4999£5099£5799£5999£6399£8099-
May 24River Queen£5199£5299£5999£6199£6599£8299-
Jul 5River Queen£4999£5099£5799£5999£6399£8099-
Jul 17River Queen£4999£5099£5799£5999£6399£8099-
Jul 29River Queen£4999£5099£5799£5999£6399£8099-
Aug 10River Queen£4999£5099£5799£5999£6399£8099-
Aug 22River Queen£4999£5099£5799£5999£6399£8099-
Sep 3River Queen£5299£5399£6099£6299£6699£8399-
Sep 15River Queen£5299£5399£6099£6299£6699£8399-
Sep 27River Queen£5299£5399£6099£6299£6699£8399-
Oct 9River Queen£5299£5399£6099£6299£6699£8399-
Oct 21River Queen£4699£4799£5499£5699£6099£7799-
Nov 2River Queen£4699£4799£5499£5699£6099£7799-

Dates in blue denote cruises boarding in Basel.

Single Occupancy Supplements: Cat 5 to 1; £2,219

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Prices are per person based on two sharing and are subject to availability at time of booking. Operators reserve the right to amend published prices prior to a confirmed booking being made.

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