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26 July 2017, 01:00

Start the New Year with Andre Rieu

Join André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra for their popular New Year’s Concert on Saga’s new music themed river cruise

Saga has released a brand new river cruise ‘A New Year’s Concert – With André Rieu’ offering guests the opportunity to take Category 2 seats in the Ziggo Dome Amsterdam to watch the popular André Rieu and the Johann Strauss orchestra New Year concert.

The unique music themed cruise, sailing on January 2, 2017 is also accompanied by expert music host and baritone Peter Grevatt. During the cruise Peter will host four on-board concerts, in the company of guest pianist Ken Roberts, as well as an illustrated talk about the Strauss family.

Chartered exclusively for Saga guests, the Regina Rheni II, sails along the Rhine taking guests from Cologne to Arnhem via Bonn, Dusseldorf and Amsterdam. Guests have plenty of time to explore each port of call before moving on and can also join included city orientation walks in Cologne, Dusseldorf and Amsterdam.

The ship moors overnight on Day 5, in Amsterdam for the highlight of cruise where guests are transferred to the Ziggo Dome for the show stopping concert.

Tremaine Moore, Special Interest holiday creator for Saga Travel commented:

“The New Year's Day concert in Vienna is extremely famous and broadcast all over the world with tickets tricky to come by. I am pleased we have managed to get tickets to Andre RIeu's own version of the Viennese spectacular and offer Saga guests this amazing experience.

“Known for inspiring his audiences to dance in the aisles, guests can look forward to a programme of infectious waltzes, classical music, operetta and an all-round thrilling spectacle as the maestro and his orchestra celebrate the New Year!”


For details call free on 0800 056 0464 or visit

6 nights from £999pp departing 02 January 2018 based on coach travel from Folkestone. Option to upgrade to flights or Eurostar also available. Price includes 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 6 dinners, UK travel service, Return coach travel via Eurotunnel or P&O Ferries or return flights and transfers, Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner, Expert host Peter Grevatt and guest musician pianist Ken Roberts, Cruise Director and Saga cruise escort, An illustrated talk about Strauss, Four onboard live music concerts, Excursions: Concert by André Rieu and his orchestra with Category 2 seats, Orientation walks of Cologne, Dusseldorf and Amsterdam and Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required.

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Press Officer

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