Christmas Markets Cruise on the Romantic Rhine River

the Netherlands • Germany • France • Switzerland

9 DAYS • 20 MEALS Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Romantic Rhine, Europe's longest river. Travel onboard the deluxe MS Scenic Opal, exploring the wonderful Christmas Markets of Germany and France while absorbing the local, festive atmosphere at this magical time of year.
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The Mayflower Way

  • 20 Meals (7 dinners, 6 lunches, and 7 breakfasts)
  • Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Tours
  • International Cruise Director and Mayflower Tours expert staff onboard
  • Unpack only once, in your river view stateroom with a window for panoramic viewing
  • All shore excursions included and escorted by local English-speaking guides
  • All meals included onboard with a variety of international cuisine
  • Complimentary beverages onboard ship, all day, every day
  • Spacious public areas with large windows, perfect for viewing the scenery along the Rhine River
  • Complimentary mini-bar in all suites
  • Butler service for all guests
  • All gratuities included
  • Complimentary WiFi onboard
  • Enhanced touring experience with included audio headsets
  • $45 in Mayflower Money

Local Insights

  • Traverse the canals of Amsterdam on a cruise
  • Visit a cheese farm in the Netherlands and learn how it’s made
  • Culinary demonstration by the ship’s Chef
  • Attend a live concert performed in a baroque palace
Tour Activity Level
LEVEL 3: A blend of longer and shorter days on this program with more walking tours mixed with some periods of standing. Expect more of the touring to be over uneven surfaces or involve stairs.