8 Day cruises ex Passau, Cologne & Lyon | Aboard: A’Rosa Silva, Donna, Viva, Flora and Stella
Departures: multiple sailings from April to November
Prices: 7 nights per person twin share from $3,500
A’Rosa Cruises is Germany’s premier river cruise company with a fleet of 11 vessels, five of which are dedicated exclusively to the English-speaking market.
The A’Rosa Silva, their newest ship together with The A’Rosa Donna, cruise the Danube from Passau to Budapest, Vienna and Belgrade. The A’Rosa Viva and the A’Rosa Flora are on the Rhine between Amsterdam and Basel and the A’Rosa Stella sails France’s Rhone and Saone between Lyon, Avignon and Arles.
All ships have air-conditioned twin or queen bed cabins with en-suite bathrooms, located on three decks with port holes on Deck One, and French verandas on Decks Two and Three. Additionally there are a limited number of suites with the possibility of extra beds in some cabins for a third passenger.
The full-length sun decks are the centre of daytime activities with comfortable chairs and lounges, swimming pools and buffets for casual meals. The lounges with picture windows are the prime spot for evening entertainment. Talks and briefings are located fully forward to capture the view.
All ships feature indoor and outdoor open-seating restaurants, featuring a Mediterranean cuisine. The extensive spas and fitness facilities offer beauty treatments and saunas from on board masseurs and therapists.
A’Rosa all inclusive prices include the complimentary shore excursions, on board gratuities as well as an open bar for beer, wine, spirits and cocktails.
The Rhine ‘Classic’ Cruise | 8 DAY / 7 NIGHTS ROUND TRIP Ex COLOGNE, GERMANY
ABOARD: A’Rosa Silva & A’Rosa Flora
DEPARTURES: 33 Saturday sailings between April & November
Itinerary Highlights | Northbound to Amsterdam
●● Hoom, Netherlands
●● Ghent, Belgium
●● Arnhem, Netherlands
Itinerary Highlights | Southbound to Basel
Visiting / Passing
●● Basel, Switzerland
●● The Lorelei & Middle Rhine Valley (UNESCO world heritage listed)
●● Strasborg, France/Germany
●● Mainz, Germany
●● Koblenz, Germany
Additional limited sailings for Rhine, Moselle and Main cruises include the Cologne round trips 10 Day ‘Rhine to the Sea’, and the 8 Day ‘Romance on the Rhine and Moselle’ plus the 8 Day ‘Panoramic Adventure’ Basel to Amsterdam and the 8 Day ‘Experience the Main’ Passau to Frankfurt and in reverse
The Danube ‘Classic’ Cruise | 8 DAY / 7 NIGHTS ROUND TRIP Ex PASSAU, GERMANY
ABOARD: A’Rosa Silva & A’Rosa Donna
DEPARTURES: 38 Saturday sailings between April & November
●● 2 days in Budapest
●● 2 days in Vienna
●● Bratislava, Slovakia
●● Esztergom, Hungary
●● Krems, Austria
●● Passage Wachau
●● Melk, Austria
Additional limited sailings for Danube Cruises ex Passau round trip include the 6 Day ‘Danube Highlights’ plus the 11 Day ‘Danube Cataracts’ also offered is the 12 Day Danube Delta starting at Fetesti, Romania disembarking at Passau
The Rhône ‘Classic’ Cruise | 8 DAY / 7 NIGHTS ROUND TRIP Ex LYON, FRANCE
ABOARD: A’Rosa Stella
DEPARTURES: 17 Saturday sailings between March & November
●● Chateauneuf du Pape
●● Chalon sur Saone
●● La Voulte
Additional limited sailings for Rhone cruises ex Lyon round trips visiting Avignon & Arles include the 8 Day ‘A Toast to Burgundy & Provence’, the 8 Day ‘Route Mediterranee’ plus the 6 Day ‘Route Rendezvous’.