Christmastime on the Rhine River

Follow the romantic Rhine through quaint villages in Germany, Switzerland and Netherlands to explore Gothic cathedrals and imposing fortresses; stroll Rüdesheim’s famous Drosselgasse and savor local pinot noirs at a wine tavern.

At A Glance

Cruise Line

Crystal River Cruises

Ship

Crystal Debussy

Destination

Rhine River

Dates

November 30 thru December 7, 2020

Length

7 days

Pre/Post Hotel

Yes!!  Please inquire with us.

Insurance

Recommended


Get All The Details

Everything you need to know about this “Royal Gem” is located in the tabs below. If at any point you need help, reach out to us via phone: 757-253-2700 or email: info@royaltravelcenter.com.

We invite you to join Royal Travel Center for an exciting Christmastime on the Rhine River cruise.  Our journey on the Rhine takes us from Basel to Amsterdam on board the luxurious 5* Crystal Debussy.  Crystal Cruises has designed unique included shore excursions which promise to be new experiences for past Danube travelers.  We are offering an optional  3-night pre-cruise  tour for Prague and its famous Christmas market along with other amazing experiences.  Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to experience the magic of European Christmas Markets and making memories to last a lifetime.

DATEPORT
Sunday, June 13Embarkation, Budapest, Hungary
Monday, June 14Mohacs to Pecs
Tuesday, June 15Vuvkovar, Croatia to Novi Sad, Serbia
Wednesday, June 16Belgrade
Thursday, June 17Cruising through the Iron Gates
Friday, June 18Vidin, Bulgaria
Saturday, June 19Rousse, Bulgaria to Giurgiu, Romania
Sunday, June 20Disembark in Giurgiu

Crystal Dining

Crystal Debussy embraces the farm to table concept and sources all of it’s food from local suppliers with menus focusing on regional cuisine.  There is one main dining venue, one casual dining location, an optional intimate Vintage dining room, a snack pantry and 24 hr room service.  The chefs on board will accommodate special dietary needs with advance notice.

Waterside Restaurant

Ever-changing scenery and open seating play host to farm-to-table cuisine featuring continental favorites and regionally-inspired menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner, making mealtime an intrinsic part of your experience.

The Vintage Room

Created for the true oenophile, optional, one-of-a-kind wine dinners feature vintages of regions explored, as well as some of the world’s most coveted labels. Menus are crafted to showcase the nuanced flavors of both the wine and food.

Bistro Debussy

A Viennese-styled café serves custom coffees, pastries and charcuterie by day, and wines and tapas at night.

The Pantry

The Pantry is a 24-hour, self-service venue offering specialty coffees, teas, wines and nonalcoholic beverages.

24-hr In Suite Dining

Dine in the comfort of your own suite, 24 hours, a day and savor extensively delicious selections, including Waterside’s full menu.

 

Reservations

Contact us to begin planning this exciting trip!

Mary Lou Yeager at 757-253-2700

Jenny Yeager by phone at 407-230-0580

or you may reach us by email at info@royatravelcenter.com

Payment information

Deposit is 20% of the total fare.

Final payment is due September 1, 2020

Receive up to $125 per person onboard spending money

.

Flights

Reservations for flights are available, please check with us to find out the latest pricing. We encourage all those arranging their own air to arrive in Basel by November 29, 2020, the day before the cruise, to alleviate worries about travel delays the day of embarkation.

 

Hotel stays pre and post cruise

Amsterdam and Basel will have many hotel options that would provide a wonderful compliment to your European River Cruise.  Royal Travel Center will be happy to discuss options to suit your needs and style, please contact us for more information.

 

Travel Insurance 

We recommend the purchase of comprehensive travel insurance to protect you in case the unexpected does occur. Travel insurance provides coverage for such events as trip cancellation, interruption, damaged/lost baggage and medical expenses. There are various options when it comes to the best policy for your needs. Some restrictions and limitations may apply. Ask us for more details.

Travel insurance must by accepted or declined prior to your final payment on September 1, 2020.  Travel insurance may cover you for the penalties listed below if you should have to cancel for a covered reason.  Call us to discuss your options.

Overview

We invite you to join Royal Travel Center for an exciting Christmastime on the Rhine River cruise.  Our journey on the Rhine takes us from Basel to Amsterdam on board the luxurious 5* Crystal Debussy.  Crystal Cruises has designed unique included shore excursions which promise to be new experiences for past Danube travelers.  We are offering an optional  3-night pre-cruise  tour for Prague and its famous Christmas market along with other amazing experiences.  Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to experience the magic of European Christmas Markets and making memories to last a lifetime.

Itinerary
DATEPORT
Sunday, June 13Embarkation, Budapest, Hungary
Monday, June 14Mohacs to Pecs
Tuesday, June 15Vuvkovar, Croatia to Novi Sad, Serbia
Wednesday, June 16Belgrade
Thursday, June 17Cruising through the Iron Gates
Friday, June 18Vidin, Bulgaria
Saturday, June 19Rousse, Bulgaria to Giurgiu, Romania
Sunday, June 20Disembark in Giurgiu
Dining

Crystal Dining

Crystal Debussy embraces the farm to table concept and sources all of it’s food from local suppliers with menus focusing on regional cuisine.  There is one main dining venue, one casual dining location, an optional intimate Vintage dining room, a snack pantry and 24 hr room service.  The chefs on board will accommodate special dietary needs with advance notice.

Waterside Restaurant

Ever-changing scenery and open seating play host to farm-to-table cuisine featuring continental favorites and regionally-inspired menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner, making mealtime an intrinsic part of your experience.

The Vintage Room

Created for the true oenophile, optional, one-of-a-kind wine dinners feature vintages of regions explored, as well as some of the world’s most coveted labels. Menus are crafted to showcase the nuanced flavors of both the wine and food.

Bistro Debussy

A Viennese-styled café serves custom coffees, pastries and charcuterie by day, and wines and tapas at night.

The Pantry

The Pantry is a 24-hour, self-service venue offering specialty coffees, teas, wines and nonalcoholic beverages.

24-hr In Suite Dining

Dine in the comfort of your own suite, 24 hours, a day and savor extensively delicious selections, including Waterside’s full menu.

 

Reservations

Reservations

Contact us to begin planning this exciting trip!

Mary Lou Yeager at 757-253-2700

Jenny Yeager by phone at 407-230-0580

or you may reach us by email at info@royatravelcenter.com

Payments

Payment information

Deposit is 20% of the total fare.

Final payment is due September 1, 2020

Receive up to $125 per person onboard spending money

.

Flights

Flights

Reservations for flights are available, please check with us to find out the latest pricing. We encourage all those arranging their own air to arrive in Basel by November 29, 2020, the day before the cruise, to alleviate worries about travel delays the day of embarkation.

 

Hotels

Hotel stays pre and post cruise

Amsterdam and Basel will have many hotel options that would provide a wonderful compliment to your European River Cruise.  Royal Travel Center will be happy to discuss options to suit your needs and style, please contact us for more information.

 

Insurance

Travel Insurance 

We recommend the purchase of comprehensive travel insurance to protect you in case the unexpected does occur. Travel insurance provides coverage for such events as trip cancellation, interruption, damaged/lost baggage and medical expenses. There are various options when it comes to the best policy for your needs. Some restrictions and limitations may apply. Ask us for more details.

Travel insurance must by accepted or declined prior to your final payment on September 1, 2020.  Travel insurance may cover you for the penalties listed below if you should have to cancel for a covered reason.  Call us to discuss your options.


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