Rhine Holiday Markets
8 DAYS FROM BASEL TO COLOGNE
A festive journey destined to delight travellers of all ages
Switzerland, France and Germany provide the perfect backdrop for this true connoisseur’s Christmas market cruise. Discover the roots of our Christmas traditions as you explore some of Europe’s most charming towns. Browse for unique ornaments in Basel’s Christmas Market. Sip vin chaud as you stroll to Place Kléber to behold the enormous, brilliantly lighted tree that Strasbourg offers modern celebrants. See how the baroque town hall of Koblenz is transformed into an Advent calendar and find unexpected treasures in the red-roofed stalls clustered around Cologne’s magnificent cathedral.
Savor tantalizing once-a-year treats with Uniworld’s “Taste of Christmas” programme, including gingerbread, crepes with cinnamon and warm spiced wine. Revel in brightly painted carousels and handmade ornaments, medieval squares illuminated by twinkling lights, life-sized Nativity figures and joyful brass choirs. Sail through castle-strewn hillsides and visit charming towns decked in holiday finery for a holiday season you will never forget.
Who will enjoy this cruise
Shoppers searching for unique gifts, and Christmas enthusiasts looking for the origins of many cherished holiday traditions. Anyone who loves seasonal treats and festive holiday decorations and lights.
Day To Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Cologne (Embark)
DAY 2: Cologne
DAY 3: Koblenz, Cruising the romantic Rhine River
DAY 4: Rüdesheim, Mainz
DAY 5: Germersheim (Heidelberg)
DAY 6: Kehl (Strasbourg)
DAY 7: Basel
DAY 8: Basel (Disembark)
All Inclusive Amenities