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Riviera Travel New Year on the Rhine

Riviera Travel New Year on the Rhine

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From the splendour of Cologne through the legendary Rhine Gorge to magical Rüdesheim and historic Koblenz, immerse yourself in the majesty of one of Europe’s most romantic rivers and celebrate the New Year in style on this unforgettable Rhine cruise.

– New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner & midnight drinks
– Folklore show on board
– Live classical music concert on board

– 5nts on board a 5-star ship
– Return flights or Eurostar
– Transfers
– Daily tours and visits
– Full board dining
– Complimentary on-board tea & coffee
– Complimentary on-board wi-fi
– Services of Expert Cruise Director and Concierge

Day 1 – Arrival in Cologne
Arrive at the airport for your flight to Düsseldorf or Cologne, or take the Eurostar to Brussels from London St Pancras International. On arrival, transfer by coach to your five-star cruise ship moored in historic Cologne.

Day 2 – Rhine Gorge & Rüdesheim
After a delicious breakfast, enjoy a morning taking in the views as you sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge. After lunch, dock in Rudesheim, where you’ll take a walking tour through the marketplace, and seeing the Bromersburg Castle. There’ll be some free time to explore on your own before returning to the ship for welcome cocktails and dinner, before an entertaining folklore show.

Day 3 – Frankfurt
Spend the morning sailing up the Main River to Frankfurt. After lunch, embark on a walking tour of the atmospheric old town before having some free time to explore further. Return to the ship and begin the journey back down the Rhine to Koblenz.

Day 4 – Koblenz on New Year’s Eve
Today, take an guided tour of Koblenz, which sits at the junction between the Rhine and the Moselle. You’ll explore the old town with a guide and independently before boarding the ship for the evening’s spectacular New Year’s Eve dinner. Welcome in the New Year with drinks and canapes later in the evening.

Day 5 – Cologne on New Year’s Day
Enjoy a New Year’s day brunch as the ship glides towards Cologne. Upon arrival, take a tour of the city and it’s vibrant old tour before returning to the ship for the Captain’s Dinner and a classical music concert.

Day 6 – Return Flight
Transfer to the train station or airport for your return flight to the UK.

MS Oscar Wilde

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro
  • Flight time: Approx. 1 hr 30 mins to 2 hrs
  • Language: German
  • Time zone: GMT+1
  • Country: Germany


Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the ship for the duration of your cruise. Please note that speeds may vary.

Visa Information

UK Citizens do not require a visa to enter Germany however must have a valid passport.

*All transfer times listed here are approximate

Airport or train station Ship location Transfer time
Dusseldorf Airport Cologne 1 hr
Cologne Airport 30 mins
Brussels Station 3 hrs 30 mins including comfort stop

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Full Board


5 Nights

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