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Holiday Markets Cruise: The Festive Rhine River Düsseldorf to Basel 2025

December 05 - 13, 2025
Length: 9 days
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Embrace the joyous Old-World holiday spirit in Germany and France on a first-class ship. Explore bustling holiday markets aglow with twinkling lights and yuletide cheer. Stroll through charming medieval towns, taste seasonal treats, and shop for handmade treasures.

Early booking and full payment discounts may apply.

Operated by AHI Travel

Tour Highlights

  • Feel the magic of the holidays in Germany and France on a Rhine River cruise!
  • Celebrate centuries-old traditions in festive markets aglow with twinkling lights and brimming with handmade decorations and other treasures.
  • Delight in the uplifting sounds of carolers and bells, and the tantalizing aromas of treats like gingerbread, roasted chestnuts, and sizzling sausages.
  • Visit Heidelberg’s castle and enjoy a special musical performance. Stroll through Freiburg, a vibrant university city. Admire Cologne’s spectacular cathedral and delight in Düsseldorf’s lively riverfront district.
  • In the ports of Breisach, Strasbourg, Rüdesheim and Düsseldorf, select excursions that fit your interests, such as wine tastings, culinary tours or cultural experiences.
  • Aboard your exclusively chartered, first-class ship, revel in the beauty of the Rhine Gorge and sip warm, spicy Glühwein.
  • There is no supplement for solo travelers.
  • If you are interested in more information about this trip, please click on the “Reserve Now” button to be taken to the AHI website.

* Cal lecturer’s participation cannot be guaranteed and is contingent upon a minimum number of paying travelers.

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