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Romantic German Sites and the Charming Neckar Valley

STRASBOURG - HEIDELBERG - EBERBACH - HEILBRONN - LUDWIGSBURG - STUTTGART

The Neckar River is a serpentine tributary of the Rhine that crisscrosses bucolic landscapes, lush forests, and lovely cities.

5-day/4-night cruise

Trip code : SNG

Duration : 5 days

Destination :

Travel Dates :2022

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Amazing scenery along the Neckar River
  • Authentic villages and cities dot the shores
  • Every hill seems to have a castle of its own
  • Discover:(1)
    • Heidelberg, the most romantic city in Germany
    • The medieval Maulbronn Monastery complex
    • Ludwigsburg Residential Palace, one of the largest Baroque buildings in Europe
    • Stuttgart, an art and cultural hub

DAY 1

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6 p.m. in Strasbourg. We will begin to cruise to Heidelberg. After you’ve comfortably settled into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight, we’ll enjoy dinner and an evening of entertainment on board. Our ship will cruise through the night.

This morning, we offer two optional excursions:

CLASSIC: A tour of Heidelberg and its castle.

DISCOVERY: A visit to the Technik Museum Sinsheim.

The afternoon will be spent cruising to Eberbach. Enjoy some free time on your own this evening to stroll through this lovely medieval city. 

We’ll cruise to Heilbronn in the early morning. This morning, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: A tour of Maulbronn and its monastery complex.

We’ll begin our cruise to Ludwigsburg this afternoon. Our ship will remain in port overnight.

This morning, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Ludwigsburg Residential Palace. This impressive palace was begun in 1704 and completed in 1733 and is one of the largest Baroque-style buildings in Europe.

In the afternoon, we offer two optional excursions:

CLASSIC: Tour of Stuttgart. Stuttgart is known as the home of two major German automakers, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, but it is also a modern, vibrant city with a wide variety of architectural styles.

DISCOVERY: Guided tour of the Porsche Museum.

Tonight is our festive gala evening. Our ship will remain in port overnight

DAY 5

Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

FAQ & Travel Blog

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - all onboard beverages (not including our special wine and drinks list) - accommodations in a double-occupancy, climate-controlled cabin with shower in private bathroom - onboard activities - welcome cocktail - gala evening - coach transfer between Stuttgart and Strasbourg (Day 5) - assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess - emergency/repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Porsche
Porsche Museum - 2022

Porsche Museum The Porsche museum began as a modest structure in the 1970s that could hold about 20 exhibits. Today’s modern building holds over 80 exhibits of rare cars and historic models fro

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 96 AUD

On-board : 107 AUD

Technik
Technik Museum Sinsheim - 2022

The Technik Museum Sinsheim opened in 1981. The museum’s featured exhibits are an extraordinary collection of vehicles and aircraft, including an Air France Concorde and the Soviet-era Tupolev T

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 113 AUD

On-board : 126 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2022

Included in tour package Tour of Heidelberg and its Castle Maulbronn Monastery Ludwigsburg Residential Palace Guided tour of Stuttgart

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 356 AUD

On-board : 416 AUD

DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2022

Included in tour package Technik Museum Sinsheim Maulbronn Monastery Ludwigsburg Residential Palace Porsche Museum

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 416 AUD

On-board : 486 AUD

1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Tour of Heidelberg and its Castle

We’ll leave on foot for a guided tour of Heidelberg and its legendary castle. We'll take the recently renovated funicular railway from the Old Town area, getting our first glimpses of the im

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 41 AUD

On-board : 45 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Ludwigsburg Residential Palace

The Ludwigsburg Residential Palace has been nicknamed the “Versailles of Swabia,” and as soon as you see it, you’ll understand why. The complex contains 452 rooms spread across 18 bu

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 109 AUD

On-board : 120 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Maulbronn Monastery

The Maulbronn Monastery complex, founded in the 12th century by Cistercian monks, is one of the best-preserved in Europe. The Romanesque church and Gothic cloister are surrounded by medieval walls and

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 120 AUD

On-board : 133 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Porsche Museum

Porsche Museum The Porsche museum began as a modest structure in the 1970s that could hold about 20 exhibits. Today’s modern building holds over 80 exhibits of rare cars and historic models fro

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 96 AUD

On-board : 107 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Technik Museum Sinsheim

The Technik Museum Sinsheim opened in 1981. The museum’s featured exhibits are an extraordinary collection of vehicles and aircraft, including an Air France Concorde and the Soviet-era Tupolev T

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 113 AUD

On-board : 126 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Stuttgart

Although Stuttgart is known for its wine and museums,  its fame as the birthplace of the German automobile industry is what draws most tourists to the city. Like many German cities, it was ravage

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 107 AUD

On-board : 118 AUD

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Drinks from our special lists or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - excursions (must be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency) - transfers to/from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.