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Rhine in Flames River Cruise

Enjoy the spectacle of the ‘Rhine in Flames’ on this superb ten day River Cruise. An annual event where the countryside is illuminated by spectacular fireworks displays.

• Coach travel throughout reserved seating on your holiday coach
• Seven nights dinner, bed and buffet breakfast and six lunches on board the MV Virginia
• Accommodation on board the MV Virginia in twin en-suite cabins with level beds
• Overnight sailings on the outward and return journey on board P&O Ferries on a dinner, breakfast and en-suite cabin basis
• Included visits to Koblenz, The Rhine, Boppard and Rudesheim
• Included excursion to the stunning 'Rhine in Flames' Celebrations and panoramic Cologne.

Tuesday 30th April – Night of Bengal Fire 
Tuesday 6th August – Precession to Koblenz
Tuesday 17th September - Loreley Night

Extra Onboard Value:
- Free tea and coffee throughout each day
- Evening entertainment programme
- Special Captain's Dinner on one evening
- Free bar with beers wines & soft drinks in the bar after dinner until 10:30pm each evening (April departure)
- Complimentary beers, wines & soft drinks during lunch and dinner (2 drinks per person) (August & September departures)

Break departing 30th April 2019 – Night of Bengal Fire (Sat 4th May)

This trip down the Rhine captures the best of the cities, towns and villages that follow the river upstream. With a fleet of around 50 brightly decorated ships with spectacular glowing from the 1,000 Bengal lights, this is a spectacle to behold. Then, what better way to enjoy the beauty of these locations, than from the light of the impressive firework displays overhead?

Break departing 6th August 2019 – Procession to Koblenz (Sat 10th Aug)

Koblenz hosts Europe’s longest boat parade along the Rhine, and is considered one of the most spectacular nights of the Rhine in Flames. The parade finishes with a wonderful firework finale with a breath taking pyrotechnic display, accompanied by music and colourful fountains, bringing the town’s castles and palaces to life.

Break departing 17th September 2019 – Loreley Night (Sat 14th Sept)

The legendary Lorelei rock is where the Rhine in Flames season comes to an almighty climax! On the Rhine gorge, close to the Lorelei rock, enjoy a multitude of fireworks illuminating the skies and castle ruins. 

What better way to discover the delights of the Rhine and Moselle than from the comfort of the warm and welcoming MV Virginia, a firm favourite with our customers who return year after year to enjoy the relaxing ambience of this fantastic ship. All cabins are in a contemporary style and provide the ideal environment to return to after a day’s sightseeing. Relax on the sun deck and soak up the sensational views as you gently meander along or relax in the comfortable lounge and enjoy the company of new found friends. Renowned for its superb service, the friendly staff of the MV Virginia, are always on hand to make sure your cruising experience is second to none and always look forward to welcoming you back again and again!

All cabins include twin beds, shower and WC, flat screen television with in-house movies, safe, hairdryer and air-conditioning ● Relax with refreshments in the stylish lounge ● Entertainment ● Sun deck ● Well furnished dining room.

* No lift on board and steps are steeper than normal. Regretfully this cruise vessel is therefore not recommended for clients with mobility difficulties.

Cabin Upgrades
Prices quoted are lower deck twin cabins, upgrade cabins are available at a supplement (subject to availability)


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Rhine Valley

Discover the unsurpassed beauty of the Rhine Valley, the longest river in Germany, with stunning landscapes of breathtaking natural beauty. Meandering through this spectacular region, the steep vineyard-covered mountains reveal fairytale castles, mysterious ruins, majestic palaces and enchanting medieval towns.

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European Holiday Insurance - tailored for you!

We require you to take out some form of holiday insurance when travelling on this holiday. You are able to purchase a travel insurance policy through National Holidays, further details are available by clicking on the 'Read more' link below. If you prefer, you may take out alternative holiday insurance but we will require you to provide us with details of the insurance policy and cover.


Passport Required:
If you are a British citizen then you must bring your passport with you. If you are not a British citizen you should check via your own embassy whether you require a visa.

Please note: If you are travelling to Ireland, a passport is not required however we advise bringing a valid form of Photo ID such as a passport or a driving license.