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THE RHINE AND HER TRIBUTARIES Amsterdam nights in hotel To find out more visit HOLLAND Rhine GERMANY Cologne Rüdesheim Koblenz Mainz Mannheim Heidelberg Strasbourg Rhine FRANCE Breisach Lucerne Basel Rigi SWITZERLAND Best of the Rhine and Lucerne aboard MS Carmen hhhh or Amadeus Royal hhhh ­ see pages 127-132 for details Enjoy two nights in Lucerne before sailing from Switzerland to Holland, visiting pretty Strasbourg, historic Cologne and cosmopolitan Amsterdam en route Highlights... Cologne's awe-inspiring Gothic cathedral Historic Strasbourg Exploring ancient Rüdesheim Two nights amid the Swiss mountains in Lucerne l l l Lucerne's pretty waterside 9 nights from £1499 Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £54 if not required§ SAVE an additional £100 per person with our Guarantee Cabin Offers on selected departures - see below for details 2 nights in a hotel, 7 nights aboard the ship 24 meals: 9 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 9 dinners Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board Complimentary Wi-Fi on board Captain's dinner and drinks reception Saga Cruise Host Saga Cruise Assistant on board Entertainment and activities on the ship Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ UK travel service Return flights and transfers. l l l l l l l l Your stay Day 1: UK to Lucerne, Switzerland. Fly to Switzerland and travel to Lucerne where you stay two nights on a half-board basis at the locally rated 4-star Wilden Mann Hotel. Day 2: Lucerne. Today an included excursion takes you to Rigi. Begin your journey with a scenic boat trip across Lake Lucerne, then step aboard a cogwheel train to ascend Rigi Kulm where you'll have great views of the lake, Alps and northern plains. Your river cruise Day 3: Lucerne. Enjoy the morning at leisure to explore this picturesque Swiss city situated at the end of the lake and backed by snow-capped mountains. Alternatively, you could choose to join an optional guided walking tour of this pretty-as-a-picture lakeside town. This afternoon travel by coach to Basel and embark your ship. Enjoy a welcome reception and dinner, and spend the night cruising towards Breisach. Day 4: Breisach. Early this morning, arrive in Breisach. You'll have a day to explore this medieval town or you could join an optional excursion to picturesque Colmar with its well-preserved old town, and the wine town of Riquewhir. Depart late tonight and cruise overnight to Strasbourg. Day 5: Strasbourg. Discover Strasbourg's cobbled streets, picturesque half-timbered houses and Excursions... Tour of Rigi Tour and canal cruise in Strasbourg Heidelberg walking tour and castle visit l l Saga Exclusive Local Flights VIP Travel Service INCLUDED when you book between December 27, 2018-January 31, 2019 magnificent cathedral on an included tour and cruise on the canals. This afternoon an optional excursion visits Obernai. Your ship departs for Mannheim early this evening. Day 6: Mannheim to Mainz to Rüdesheim. Pause in Mannheim to join an included visit to the old university city of Heidelberg. Rejoin the ship in Mainz where you spend the afternoon. Explore the atmospheric Old Town and famous Gutenberg Museum. Later, cruise to Rüdesheim, where you can visit the cobbled Drosselgasse and perhaps enjoy a glass of local wine or ale. Day 7: Rüdesheim to Koblenz. Cruise a scenic stretch of the Rhine this morning past fairy-tale castles and the Lorelei Rock. Arriving this afternoon in Koblenz, at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. Perhaps join an optional tour which also visits the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Depart late tonight and cruise overnight to Cologne. Day 8: Cologne. A morning in Cologne provides the opportunity to visit one of Germany's most popular attractions, the vast Gothic cathedral, started in 1248 to house the relics of the three Magi but not finally completed until 1880! Around lunchtime you'll leave for Amsterdam. Day 9: Amsterdam. Arrive in the Dutch capital, rightly popular for its friendly welcome, picturesque canals, world-class museums and galleries and laid-back cafes and bars, for the afternoon. Perhaps take an optional excursion to gain a comprehensive overview of the city on a combined coach tour and canal cruise. Your ship remains moored here overnight. Day 10: Amsterdam to UK. Disembark your ship after breakfast and travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK. SAVE up to £300^ per person on selected cabin grades and departures when you book by January 31, 2019 Ship MS Carmen Ship Amadeus Royal Prices from: May 2, 2019 May 16 Jun 13 Jun 27 Prices from: Oct 23, 2019 Guarantee Cabin 1499 1829 1749 1729 Guarantee Cabin 1649 Main Deck 1899 1599 1979 2049 1849 1979 1829 Haydn Deck 1999 1749 Middle Deck Deluxe with panoramic window 2199 1949 2229 2179 2299 2149 2279 2179 Strauss Deck with French balcony 2349 2149 Upper Deck Deluxe with French balcony 2349 2199 2379 2279 2449 2349 2429 2379 Mozart Deck with French balcony 2499 2349 Lower deck for sole occupancy 1899 1799 1929 1829 1999 1949 1979 1879 Mozart Deck Suite with French balcony 2749 2599 Main Deck for sole occupancy 2149 2179 2249 2229 2129 Haydn Deck for sole occupancy 2099 1899 Middle Deck Deluxe with panoramic window for sole occupancy 2449 2349 2479 2549 2529 2479 Strauss Deck for sole occupancy 2599 2399 Upper Deck Deluxe with French balcony for sole occupancy 2749 2649 2779 2849 2829 2779 Mozart Deck for sole occupancy 3099 2949 Cruise code RH206 RH206 RH206 RH206 Cruise code RH154 Best of the Rhine with Lucerne. 9 nights. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing, include savings as advertised and are subject to availability. Available on a guarantee basis, where you receive your cabin number shortly before sailing and not at the time of booking. Please call for full terms and conditions. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction applies of £54 if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 135 for details. For the latest prices and offers visit TRAVEL OPTIONS: Prices based on flights from Heathrow to Zurich, returning from Amsterdam with the scheduled services of British Airways. To travel from your local airport or to take advantage of our flight upgrade deals (both subject to availability and extra charges may apply), please call for details. Some of the highlights may only be seen on optional excursions at an additional cost, or by exploring independently. To book, please visit your Travel Agent 31