The Rhine River in Amsterdam

Rolling on the Rhine Delightfully quirky. Amsterdam pulls it off.

Amsterdam is just the beginning. On this cruise along the Rhine river, you’ll have three days to spend in this laid-back and forward-thinking Dutch hotspot, along with stops in Haarlem, Cologne, Koblenz and Frankfurt. You’ll spend several nights out on the town—Amsterdam After Dark is a prime example. And you’ll get your fix of famous artwork, incredible scenery and a look into Europe’s history and culture. Whatever your travel personality, this cruise is sure to please.

Rolling on the Rhine

8

Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Days

Rolling on the Rhine

8

Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Days

The Goods

  • 3 included meals daily
  • 2 dedicated U Hosts
  • Included excursions
  • U Time optional excursions
  • Local DJ set

2019 Cruise DatesChoose a date below to view pricing

July
13
20
This sailing operates in reverse direction.
Ship: The A Rhine River
Save $500 per person on select departures for a limited time. Traveling solo? Enjoy waived or reduced Single Supplement rate on select dates.
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$250*per day
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  • Frankfurt to Amsterdam
This day-to-day schedule is subject to change. Your final day-to-day schedule will be provided onboard on the first day of your cruise.
  • DAY 1 - Amsterdam

    Included Night Out - Amsterdam After Dark (PM)

    Step off the ship and you’re in downtown Amsterdam. Embark on a host-escorted walk to get your bearings, then take off to take on some of the best nightlife in all of Europe. Enjoy local beer and fare in city-center party bars. Dance yourself dizzy to rock or techno at Melkweg. Then explore Amsterdam’s cultural hot spots, like Rembrandtplein square, Leidseplen, Jordaan and the Red Light District. The fun won’t stop until you realize it’s tomorrow.

  • DAY 2 - Amsterdam

    Included - Canals and Cafés (AM)

    What better way to explore Amsterdam’s canals than by water? Hop aboard an electric canal boat where, on top of the hundreds of bridges, bicycles, towers and waterways, you will sail along world famous sites like the Red Light District and the Dancing Houses. Stop off at a waterside café for an included drink to top off your introduction to Amsterdam.

    U Time - Six Senses Amsterdam (PM)

    Today's agenda: an educational, six-stop foodie tour of the hip and historic Jordaan district. Our guides love to tell their own Amsterdam stories and enhance your experience while you eat, drink and walk along our canals with friends.

    U Time - A Mixologist’s Dream (PM)

    Embark on a mixology odyssey in the heart of Amsterdam at the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience, “the world’s largest cocktail experience.” The operative word here is cocktail—need we say more?

    U Time - Amsterdam Old and New (PM)

    Amsterdam is so much more than red lights! Explore this amazing city like a true local, on two wheels. Pedal your bike along canals past 17th century Dutch homes, stopping at a local café for an included drink. Top off your experience by taking in the sights at Amsterdam tower observation deck where you have the option to take a ride on Europe’s highest swing!

    U Time - Crime Cruise (PM)

    On this unusual Crime Cruise through Amsterdam, you will discover the famous crime cases that happened in the city alongside a local policeman, who will share some of their best crime stories.

  • DAY 3 - Amsterdam & Haarlem

    Included - Hip Haarlem Vibes (AM)

    Haarlem is a city outside Amsterdam in the northwest Netherlands. Huffington Post once called it one of the “10 Secret European Spots You’ll Want to Visit.” We second that, and you will too. Explore the cobbled streets and gabled homes on a host-escorted walk. Experience the medieval charm of a city that was once a major North Sea trading port. Discover its poppin’ pub, food and shopping scenes, before making your way downtown to experience the lively local market. The locals adore Haarlem, and today, you’ll do as they do.

    U Time - Smell The Flowers (AM)

    With its acres of tulips in eye-popping colors, Keukenhof Gardens is a floral extravaganza that definitely lives up to the hype (open April and May only).

    U Time - Feel The Rush (AM)

    Adrenaline junkies can test-drive the latest extreme sport craze—blokarting on the beach. These custom-built karts are equipped with sails and can reach speeds of 60 miles per hour. Not for the faint of heart!

    U Time - Haarlem in Depth (AM)

    This in-depth five-point tour of Haarlem will immerse you into everything it’s known for, visiting a brown café (traditional Dutch pub), a local pharmacy, and the famous hofjes shops, and tasting the local favorites – Dutch Herring, Dutchies and Jopen beer.

  • DAY 4 - Düsseldorf & Cologne

    Included - Düsseldorf City Walk (PM)

    Join your U Host on a walk through historic Düsseldorf! See some of the city’s most famous pieces of architecture like Ehra oder Kind mit Ball and the Statue of Our Lady, then stop at the gorgeous Konigsalee. Grab a bite at Latz’scher Park afterwards and keep exploring if you feel so inclined! Düsseldorf is an inspiringly beautiful city so don’t miss your chance to soak in everything it offers!

    Included Night Out - Bottoms Up Cologne (PM)

    Calling all architecture buffs—this one’s for you. Behold the Cologne Cathedral, a world-renowned monument of German Catholicism and Gothic architecture. It was officially declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. Over 20,000 people walk its corridors every day, making it the most visited landmark in Germany. Afterwards, take an evening stroll into downtown Cologne for a pint of delicious Kölsch beer! You’ll then continue on to the Rudolf & Brusseler Platz area where the hipper bars, cafes, shops and restaurants are. Feel free to disperse on your own or continue with your Host to the next phase of this adventure! You’ll head off to a combination of unique sites, emphasizing Cologne’s Roman, medieval, and modern history. If you have room after that Kölsch beer, drink in the unique Gothic architecture!

  • DAY 5 - Cologne, Bonn & Koblenz

    Included - Intro to Cologne (AM)

    You’ll see so much of Cologne in just a short stroll with your U Host! You’ll head to the infamous Cologne Cathedral, an Instagram must post, then make your way to Old Town. This historic city center is where locals hangout, shop, eat and socialize so get your bearings and mingle with some of Cologne’s finest residents.

    U Time - Cologne in Depth (AM)

    After your local-guide-led walking tour of the city, put on a pair of virtual reality glasses and get ready for a unique, interactive experience that will take you on a journey back in time. On this TIME ride show, you’ll see Cologne during the 20th century via a stereoscopic 3D photo exhibition, historic tram ride and virtual tour in an experience that will touch all of your senses.

    Included - Rhine Rider (PM)

    Grab your helmet and get ready for romance; this sentimental bike ride will trace the beautiful Rhine River. Stop for pictures whenever you please, and take in the sights of historical Germany.

    Included Night Out - German Corners (PM)

    Follow your host on an evening walk through Koblenz, one of the country’s oldest and most beautiful towns. Vineyards, forests and exotic mountain ranges form the backdrop to a town with over 2,000 years of storied history.

  • DAY 6 - Rüdesheim

    Included - Hiking Germania Monument & Forest (PM)

    Fresh air and beautiful views are guaranteed on this walk as we head to the cutest of German towns set in a gorgeous backdrop of vineyards. First, explore Rüdesheim and the famous Drosselgasse, then hike through the hilly vineyards to the Niederwald Memorial. There you’ll have one of the most stunning views of the Rhine!

    Included Night Out - Night at the Castle (PM)

    Get ready to hike up and explore Rheinstein Castle and its beautiful Burgundy Garden. Toast with the owners and then explore this fascinating castle on your own. When you roam around in the crypt, banquet halls, private quarters and spectacular towers, you’ll get the spookiest up-close insights into what castle life was all about. Afterwards, return to Koblenz and hit one of the local pubs!

    U Time - Abbey Wine (PM)

    “Game of Thrones” fans will love Eberbach Monastery—its ethereal 12th-century architecture made it an ideal film location for the show. There are no dragons, but you can taste the abbey’s Rieslings.

    U Time - Wine Time (PM)

    Follow your U Host to RheinWeinWelt, an interactive wine tasting experience. After a short introduction to the 14 wine rooms and wine “slot machines,” you’ll get 10 tokens to take with you. Use your tokens to try samples of different wines of your choosing, each stored in their own tanks with helpful descriptions. Whenever you need a break you can always head back to the main hall where cheese plates and other local treats will be waiting for you.

  • DAY 7 - Frankfurt

    Included - Intro to Frankfurt (AM)

    Take to the streets of Frankfurt to explore this dynamic city with your U Host! You’ll see some of the city’s hotspots like the Eiserner Steg, a bridge covered with famous love locks, then Römerberg, the quaint town square walled with photogenic medieval houses. Grab a bite, shop and soak in the local experience before heading to the Frankfurt cathedral. Take pictures and brush up on your history; this iconic landmark is where ten kings were crowned from 1562 to 1792.

    U Time - Frankfurt on Foot (AM)

    Follow your U Host into the heart of Frankfurt, a dynamic financial trade city with the most imposing skyline in all of Germany. You’ll head into the heart of the bustling city to catch Kleinmarkthalle, an amazing market hall welcoming 63 vendors in 156 stalls that offer all kinds of fresh food, regional specialties and imported foods. Before hopping over to the Main Tower for a breathtaking view, don’t forget to sample some Ebbelwoi, Frankfurt’s famous cider. It will blow your taste buds away!

    Included - Biking Frankfurt (PM)

    Join your Wellbeing Coach and U Hosts on a bike ride along the beautiful Main river, with a well-deserved pit stop for an Apfelwein or local beer at a cozy river-side bar.

    U Time - Climbing Forest Frankfurt (PM)

    In the midst of an imposing Taunus forest backdrop you will find the Kletterwald adventure park. This climbing forest will satisfy adrenaline appetites of all sizes with the highest course in Germany and two of the longest zip lines in Hesse.

  • DAY 8 - Frankfurt

    Disembark and head off to your next adventure.

This day-to-day schedule is subject to change. Your final day-to-day schedule will be provided onboard on the first day of your cruise.
  • DAY 1 - Frankfurt

    Included Night Out - Germany's Melting Pot (PM)

    Arrive in the heart of Frankfurt and experience this cosmopolitan city. Eat, drink and be merry in the traditional Ebbelwoi bars in Sachsenhausen. Head to the world-famous Gibson Club with your U Host to feel the unique pulse of Germany’s most international city. Enjoy live music from world-renowned club acts and firstrate DJs. All walks of life coexist in a city home to some of the highest, most avant-garde skyscrapers in all of Europe.

  • DAY 2 - Frankfurt

    Included - Intro to Frankfurt (AM)

    Take to the streets of Frankfurt to explore this dynamic city with your U Host! You’ll see some of the city’s hotspots like the Eiserner Steg, a bridge covered with famous love locks, then Römerberg, the quaint town square walled with photogenic medieval houses. Grab a bite, shop and soak in the local experience before heading to the Frankfurt cathedral. Take pictures and brush up on your history; this iconic landmark is where ten kings were crowned from 1562 to 1792.

    U Time - Frankfurt on Foot (AM)

    Follow your U Host into the heart of Frankfurt, a dynamic financial trade city with the most imposing skyline in all of Germany. You’ll head into the heart of the bustling city to catch Kleinmarkthalle, an amazing market hall welcoming 63 vendors in 156 stalls that offer all kinds of fresh food, regional specialties and imported foods. Before hopping over to the Main Tower for a breathtaking view, don’t forget to sample some Ebbelwoi, Frankfurt’s famous cider. It will blow your taste buds away!

    Included - Biking Frankfurt (PM)

    Join your Wellbeing Coach and U Hosts on a bike ride along the beautiful Main river, with a well-deserved pit stop for an Apfelwein or local beer at a cozy river-side bar.

    U Time - Climbing Forest Frankfurt (PM)

    In the midst of an imposing Taunus forest backdrop you will find the Kletterwald adventure park. This climbing forest will satisfy adrenaline appetites of all sizes with the highest course in Germany and two of the longest zip lines in Hesse.

  • DAY 3 - Rüdesheim & Koblenz

    Included - Hiking Germania Monument & Forest (AM)

    Fresh air and beautiful views are guaranteed on this walk as we head to the cutest of German towns set in a gorgeous backdrop of vineyards. First, explore Rüdesheim and the famous Drosselgasse, then hike through the hilly vineyards to the Niederwald Memorial. There you’ll have one of the most stunning views of the Rhine!

    U Time - Abbey Wine (AM)

    “Game of Thrones” fans will love Eberbach Monastery—its ethereal 12th-century architecture made it an ideal film location for the show. There are no dragons, but you can taste the abbey’s Rieslings.

    Included Night Out - German Corners (PM)

    Follow your host on an evening walk through Koblenz, one of the country’s oldest and most beautiful towns. Vineyards, forests and exotic mountain ranges form the backdrop to a town with over 2,000 years of storied history.

    Included Night Out - Night at the Castle (PM)

    Get ready to hike up and explore Rheinstein Castle and its beautiful Burgundy Garden. Toast with the owners and then explore this fascinating castle on your own. When you roam around in the crypt, banquet halls, private quarters and spectacular towers, you’ll get the spookiest up-close insights into what castle life was all about. Afterwards, return to Koblenz and hit one of the local pubs!

    U Time - Wine Time (PM)

    Follow your U Host to RheinWeinWelt, an interactive wine tasting experience. After a short introduction to the 14 wine rooms and wine “slot machines,” you’ll get 10 tokens to take with you. Use your tokens to try samples of different wines of your choosing, each stored in their own tanks with helpful descriptions. Whenever you need a break you can always head back to the main hall where cheese plates and other local treats will be waiting for you.

  • DAY 4 - Koblenz, Remagen, Bonn & Cologne

    Included - Rhine Rider (AM)

    Grab your helmet and get ready for romance; this sentimental bike ride will trace the beautiful Rhine River. Stop for pictures whenever you please, and take in the sights of historical Germany.

    U Time - Cologne in Depth (AM)

    After your local-guide-led walking tour of the city, put on a pair of virtual reality glasses and get ready for a unique, interactive experience that will take you on a journey back in time. On this TIME ride show, you’ll see Cologne during the 20th century via a stereoscopic 3D photo exhibition, historic tram ride and virtual tour in an experience that will touch all of your senses.

    Included - Intro to Cologne (PM)

    You’ll see so much of Cologne in just a short afternoon stroll with your U Host! You’ll head to the infamous Cologne Cathedral, an Instagram must post, then make your way to Old Town. This historic city center is where locals hangout, shop, eat and socialize so get your bearings and mingle with some of Cologne’s finest residents.

  • DAY 5 - Cologne & Düsseldorf

    Included - Düsseldorf City Walk (AM)

    Join your U Host on a walk through historic Düsseldorf! See some of the city’s most famous pieces of architecture like Ehra oder Kind mit Ball and the Statue of Our Lady, then stop at the gorgeous Konigsalee. Grab a bite at Latz’scher Park afterwards and keep exploring if you feel so inclined! Düsseldorf is an inspiringly beautiful city so don’t miss your chance to soak in everything it offers!

  • DAY 6 - Haarlem & Amsterdam

    Included - Hip Haarlem Vibes (AM)

    Haarlem is a city outside Amsterdam in the northwest Netherlands. Huffington Post once called it one of the “10 Secret European Spots You’ll Want to Visit.” We second that, and you will too. Explore the cobbled streets and gabled homes on a host-escorted walk. Experience the medieval charm of a city that was once a major North Sea trading port. Discover its poppin’ pub, food and shopping scenes, before making your way downtown to experience the lively local market. The locals adore Haarlem, and today, you’ll do as they do.

    U Time - Feel The Rush (AM)

    Adrenaline junkies can test-drive the latest extreme sport craze—blokarting on the beach. These custom-built karts are equipped with sails and can reach speeds of 60 miles per hour. Not for the faint of heart!

    U Time - Smell The Flowers (AM)

    With its acres of tulips in eye-popping colors, Keukenhof Gardens is a floral extravaganza that definitely lives up to the hype (open April and May only).

    U Time - Crime Cruise (PM)

    On this unusual Crime Cruise through Amsterdam, you will discover the famous crime cases that happened in the city alongside a local policeman, who will share some of their best crime stories.

    U Time - Haarlem in Depth (PM)

    This in-depth five-point tour of Haarlem will immerse you into everything it’s known for, visiting a brown café (traditional Dutch pub), a local pharmacy, and the famous hofjes shops, and tasting the local favorites – Dutch Herring, Dutchies and Jopen beer.

  • DAY 7 - Amsterdam

    Included - Canals and Cafés (AM)

    What better way to explore Amsterdam’s canals than by water? Hop aboard an electric canal boat where, on top of the hundreds of bridges, bicycles, towers and waterways, you will sail along world famous sites like the Red Light District and the Dancing Houses. Stop off at a waterside café for an included drink to top off your introduction to Amsterdam.

    U Time - Six Senses Amsterdam (AM)

    Today's agenda: an educational, six-stop foodie tour of the hip and historic Jordaan district. Our guides love to tell their own Amsterdam stories and enhance your experience while you eat, drink and walk along our canals with friends.

    U Time - Amsterdam Old and New (PM)

    Amsterdam is so much more than red lights! Explore this amazing city like a true local, on two wheels. Pedal your bike along canals past 17th century Dutch homes, stopping at a local café for an included drink. Top off your experience by taking in the sights at Amsterdam tower observation deck where you have the option to take a ride on Europe’s highest swing!

    U Time - A Mixologist’s Dream (PM)

    Embark on a mixology odyssey in the heart of Amsterdam at the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience, “the world’s largest cocktail experience.” The operative word here is cocktail—need we say more?

  • DAY 8 - Amsterdam

    Disembark and head off to your next adventure.

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