28 June 2016, 01:00
28 June 2016, 01:00
Saga releases third river cruise in as many months exclusively for solo passengers
Responding to increasing demand from discerning independent travellers, Saga is leading the way with the introduction of a third solo river cruises in as many months.
The ‘Springtime Colours of the Rhine’ sails on March 28, 2017 with options to travel by air, Eurostar or coach.
Regina Rheni II sails from Arnhem, in Holland, to Bonn - the former capital of West Germany and the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven. Tours include a visit to the composer’s home - now a museum dedicated to his life and work.
The 77 cabin ship cruises on to Koblenz, at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers, and moors overnight to allow guests time to explore the attractive riverside promenade and Deutsches Eck monument.
Regina Rheni II sails further along the romantic Rhine, passing castles and rounding the 132-metre Lorelei Rock, before arriving in the charming old wine town of Rüdesheim, with its long narrow street, Drosselgasse, which is lined with taverns.
The small town of Königswinter is the next stop with optional tours to 12th century Drachenfels Castle via a rack-railway.
Amsterdam awaits with a whole day to discover the cultural city. Guests can visit museums and galleries or join a canal cruise or simply take in the atmosphere . Later there is a visit to Volendam, one of the prettiest villages in North Holland, and Edam, famous for its round, wax-coated cheese.
For details call free on 0800 300 400 or visit saga.co.uk/rivercruises
7 nights from £999 departing on March 28, 2017 based on coach travel from Folkestone. Travel by air or Eurostar from St Pancras International also available at a supplement. Cruise for solo travellers only. The price also includes UK travel package, all meals, wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner, welcome cocktail party, Saga cruise director, solos host on board , entertainment and activities on the ship, porterage, optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights or a discount if passenger has own insurance.
Contact Senior Press Officer Naomi Thornton firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01303 772499
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