Tulip Time River Cruise on the Romantic Rhine and Mosel

Cruises
Dates: Friday, 13 April 2018 - Monday, 23 April 2018

Trip includes motorcoach transportation, 11 day cruise on the MS Emerald Dawn, hostess service, 8 dinners, 6 lunches, 9 breakfasts, airport transportation, narrated canal cruise in Amsterdam, shore excursion to the magnificent Keukenhof Gardens, visit to Reichsburg Castle, shore excursions with a local tour guide in Cologne, Cochem, Koblenz, Strasbourg and Lucerne, narrated cruising through the UNESCO World Heritage Region of the Rhine River Valley, afternoon tea time and late evening snacks daily in the cruise lounge, Wi-Fi on board the ship, two night stay and tour of Lucerne, Switzerland, and $55 in Mayflower Money.
 
                                 PER PERSON TWIN:                                          SINGLE ROOM:
                                 Riviera Deck - $3,949                                                  $5,948
                                 Vista Deck - $4,349                                                      $6,628
                                 Horizon Deck - $4,649                                               $7,098
                                 Grand Balcony Suites - $5,099                                 N/A
                                 Owners Suites - $5,999                                                N/A
 
 11 Days - 23 Meals Experience the re-awakening of Spring along the Rhine and Mosel Rivers. From the enchanting Keukenhof Gardens, in the Netherlands, at the peak of tulip season to the majestic heights of Switzerland. See the countryside bloom as we sail these two historic rivers of Europe.
 
FREE ROUND TRIP AIRFARE WHEN BOOKED BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2017! If you miss this incredible opportunity, there will be 2 FOR 1 AIR PRICING
BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2017! 
 
Travelers Protection Plan "Cancel For Any Reason" - $414 pp (Optional) 
 
Friday, April 13: Newark Airport - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Depart from Terminal
  • OVERNIGHT FLIGHT to Amsterdam, the Netherlands!

amsterdamSaturday, April 14: Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  • Transfer to your exclusively chartered river ship, the MS EMERALD DAWN
  • On a narrated canal cruise, view the city from a different perspective as you pass historic buildings, lovely townhomes and churches at water level.   Meal: D

Sunday, April 15: Keukenhof Gardens

  • On an included excursion to KEUKENHOF GARDENS, you'll discover why it's called the "Garden of Europe." On this amazing life enriching experience, admire gorgeous flowers at the height of tulip season!   MEALS: B, L, D

Monday, April 16: Cologne, Germany

keukenhof gardens

  • While visiting 2,000-year-old COLOGNE, enjoy an included WALKING TOUR to the town center and DOMPLATZ - home of the magnificent cathedral which serves as the symbol of the city.   MEALS: B, L, D

Tuesday, April 17: Cochem, Germany

  • Rated as one of the prettiest villages along the Mosel, COCHEM is best known for its fortified gates, pastel-colored or half-timbered buildings, Baroque towers and vintages of Mosel Riesling wine.
  • Enjoy a GUIDED TOUR of the 19th-century REICHSBURG CASTLE
  • This afternoon, set sail to KOBLENZ. A lively performance by local German entertainers takes place onboard the vessel this evening.    MEALS: B, L, D

Wednesday, April 18: Koblenz and Rudesheim

  • Enjoy a WALKING TOUR of this historic city at the confluence of the Rhine and Mosel Rivers. Stroll through koblenzthe narrow lanes and romantic squares of the city center past some of the cultural monuments, medieval churches and beautifully restored houses.
  • This afternoon, you won't want to miss the spectacular scenery as your cruise through the "SPLENDOR OF THE RHINE" - a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring ST. GOAR and the legendary LORELEI ROCK.
  • Arrive in RUDENSHEIM, one of the Rhine's most delightful towns. Your Mayflower Cruise Directors will walk you into town where you'll have free time to stroll through the alleyways filled with shops.
  • Enjoy your evening in Rudesheim and stop in a beer hall or wine tavern along the lively DROSSELGASSE. Filled with music and song, it's the perfect opportunity to sample the best of genuine Rhine hospitality.   MEALS: B, L, D

Thursday, April 19: Optional Excursion - Heidelberg

  • A brief port call is made in MANNHEIM for disembarkation of the optional excursion to Heidelberg. Known as Germany's oldest university town, Heidelberg is also famous for the ruins of its red-walled 16th-century-castle. The ship continues to Speyer where the optional excursion will end. MEALS: B, L, Dstrasbourg

Friday, April 20: Strasbourg, France

  • Between France and Germany lies lovely STRASBOURG, one of Europe's most attractive cities.
  • Enjoy a panoramic tour before the WALKING TOUR of the city center takes you on a stroll through the charming Old Quarter, "La Petite France," with its typical Alsatian half-timbered houses. The Main Square is dominated by the magnificent gothic cathedral with carvings as delicate as any piece of hand-made lace.    MEALS: B, L, D

Saturday, April 21: Lucerne, Switzerland

  • After breakfast, disembark the ship in Basel, Switzerland to begin your Swiss adventure. Depart by motorcoach to Lucerne, a picturesque town surrounded by mountains and meadows.
  • Enjoy a walking tour, which highlights the city's landmark, the famous 14th-century Chapel Bridge that crosses the Reuss River.
  • See the 17th-century Renaissance Town Hall and town squares, all set amongst the beautiful backdrop of the Swiss Alps. The remainder of the day is at leisure.    MEAL: Blucerne

Sunday, April 22: Optional Excursion - Mt. Pilatus

  • Your last day is left free of planned activities.
  • Enjoy the day on your own, or join the optional excursion to Mt. Pilatus - a mountain overlooking Lucerne that offers a unique alpine experience! 
  • This evening, get together for an included DINNER at the hotel.   MEALS:  B, D

Monday, April 23: Lucerne - Newark Airport - Wellsboro, PA

  • Bid 'auf wiedersehen' to Europe and return home with memories of life enriching experiences from your cruise along the Rhine and Mosel Rivers.   MEAL: B

 

mt pilatus

Owner's One Bedroom Suite (315 sq. ft.): Horizon Deck
Features outdoor private balcony with sliding glass door;Separate bedroom
and lounge area with sofa, chair, coffee table, two dressers and walk-in closet;
Large bathroom with two basins, shower, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers;
Complimentary WiFi; Two twin beds that can be put togethers; Telephone; Safe;
Individual climate control; TV; Mini-fridge.
 
Grand Balcony Suite (210 sq. ft.): Horizon Deck
Features outdoor private balcony with sliding glass door; Bathroom with shower,
hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers; Complimentary WiFi; Two twin beds that can
be put together; dresser; Closet; Writing desk; Telephone; Safe; Individual
climate control; TV; Mini-fridge.
 
Panorama Stateroom (180 sq. ft): Vista and Horizon Decks
Features an indoor balcony with open-air system; Bathroom with shower;
Hair dryer; Complimentary WiFi; Two twin beds that can be put together;
Dresser; Closet; Writing desk; Telephone; Safe; Individual climate control;
TV; Mini-fridge.
 
Stateroom (162 sq. ft): Riviera Deck
Features small window (doesn't open); Bathroom with shower and hair dryer;
Complimentary WiFi; Two twin beds that can be put together; Dresser; Closet;
Writing desk; Telephone; Safe; Individual climate control; TV; Mini-fridge.
 
Public Areas and Ship Amenities:
-Dining Room
-Lounge
-Sun Deck featuring deck chairs
-Elevator
-Daytime heated swimming pool and bar
-Evening cinema
-Fitness room, hairdresser, massage therapy room
-Voltage : 220 V
-Complimentary WiFi

 

 

All Dates


  • From Friday, 13 April 2018 to Monday, 23 April 2018