Black Forest Cruise
10 Day River Cruise aboard the Prinses Christina
- 10 days
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• Dinner, B&B
• Lunch while river cruising
• Services of a GLENTON host
• Coach and ferry travel throughout
• Full holiday itinerary
• Welcome pack
|Fri 31 Aug, 2018
Our Black Forest cruise features excursions to Freiburg, a sun-kissed town with a Mediterranean feel and to the old university town of Heidelberg.
Your Holiday Itinerary
Day One. We travel to Hull for our overnight ferry to the continent enjoying dinner, entertainment and breakfast on board.
Day Two. We make our way to Cologne to board Prinses Christina.
Day Three. Our cruise begins through the Rhine Gorge to reach the popular resort of Rudesheim.
Day Four. Today we make a stop at Mannheim where we include an excursion to the university city of Heidelberg, rejoining the ship at Speyer.
Day Five. This morning we cruise to Rasstadt where the Rhine reaches the border between France and Germany. The afternoon brings a coach excursion to the beautiful Black Forest, visiting the pretty town of Baden-Baden then following the famous Schwarzwald Hochstrasse to Freudenstadt. We rejoin the ship in Strasbourg.
Day Six. A morning excursion by coach to Freiburg giving you the afternoon to enjoy free time in Strasbourg.
Day Seven. Today we have a full day cruising North to Mainz, arriving late evening.
Day Eight. We cruise downriver on the Rhine back to Cologne passing Rudesheim, in the Loreley Valley, koblenz and Bonn.
Day Nine. We bid farewell to Prinses Christina and head to our overnight ferry back to Hull with dinner, entertainment and breakfast.
Day Ten. From Hull make our way home.
This tastefully furnished ship includes a forward lounge on the Promenade Deck, with a dance floor and bar area, and a separate restaurant on the Cabin Deck. There is a spacious open-air Sun Deck, which is partially covered.
• Full board on the ship including hot/cold buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
• Morning coffee and afternoon tea whilst cruising.
GLENTON customers who rate the hotel either good or excellent:
Comfort & cleanliness: 89%
Door to Door* Service
For departures from Scotland (Glenton)
Where advertised our door to door service is available to customers living within ten miles of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and Hamilton. On our AIR & CRUISE holidays we offer an extended service with a radius of 35 miles from the listed points, for departures from Scottish ports and airports. Please call 08000 24 24 24 to check if you are eligable for our Door to Door service.
For departures from England (Glenton Palmer)
Our much-loved free Door to Door service is available on all Glenton Palmer Select coach tours of four days or longer and many of our AIR & CRUISE holidays. Available to customers living in the collection area. Please click here to view maps of the pick up areas. Please call 01924 895 849 to check if you are eligable for our Door to Door service.
A home collection may still be available from outside these areas but a supplement will apply.
Where advertised this free service it may be necessary to share your vehicle with other passengers on your tour. The pick-up will be at the address of the lead name on your booking. Additional pick-ups may be requested at a supplement of £20 per person. You will be driven from your home to a coach pick-up point and, on occasion, you may have to transfer to another vehicle before boarding the coach. Unfortunately, for operational and administrative reasons, Door to Door service may not be available for bookings made within 21 days of departure.
Overnight Ferry to the Continent
Your holiday moves up a gear when you board your P&O ferry at Hull for your sailing to the continent. drop your overnight bag in your cabin then explore the ship or unwind with an aperitif in one of the bars.
On Board Dining
All GLENTON continental holidays include dinner and breakfast onboard. Head to ‘The Kitchen’ buffet restaurant where your waiter will show you to your table and take your order if you wish to purchase any drinks. Then you’re free to help yourself from the wide selection of tasty dishes from around the world. At breakfast, choose from continental or a fully cooked menu. Alternatively if you fancy treating yourself, why not upgrade to The Brasserie Restaurant and enjoy fine dining with full waiter service?
Make your way to the Show Lounge and enjoy live bands throughout the evening – there’s even a dance floor if you fancy a wee boogie! Or slow the pace down at the Piano Bar where you can sip a cocktail as you listen to mellow music. Perhaps you’d like to catch a blockbuster movie at the cinema or try your luck at the casino.
Your GLENTON continental holiday includes an air conditioned inside en suite cabin with bunk beds. However, you can upgrade to a cabin with level beds and/or sea view for a small supplement. Please ask your holiday advisor when booking.
Grab a bargain during your crossing with duty fee offers on treats such as alcohol and perfume.