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New Year Festivities on the Romantic Rhine

Step aboard your 4-star river cruise ship and get ready for a New Year’s Eve like no other! We’ll cruise the romantic waters of the Rhine and walk the cobbled streets of quaint riverside towns, before reaching the beautiful city of Koblenz where the festive atmosphere really sets in with our cracking party. Great food, great entertainment, great company – enjoy it all on board the MS Arena!

Your Tour Includes

  • Five nights’ cruise on a full board basis
  • Four visits included to Cologne, Andernach, Boppard and Koblenz
  • Welcome drinkand Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Afternoon tea/coffee and cake & late evening snack
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and WiFi
  • New Year’s Eve gala dinner
  • Superb dining from delicious choices at breakfast to your fine four-course dinner
  • On board entertainment each evening
  • Services of a Cruise Manager
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Itinerary

Overview

We travel to Arnhem and join our ship for a relaxing evening and onward sailing to Cologne.

Includes Dinner

Overview

We arrive into the city of Cologne at lunchtime. This beautiful city is the largest on the Rhine and is dominated by its cathedral, a gothic masterpiece which hovers above the rooftops. You’ll have free time here to explore this vibrant city at leisure before dinner is served on board.

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Includes Lunch

Includes Dinner

Overview

Relax onboard this morning and enjoy the passing scenery as we cruise towards Boppard, where you have the afternoon and evening at leisure to explore. Once a Roman fort, Boppard is made up of lively squares and quiet lanes where traces of its early Roman heritage are evident. Enjoy a relaxing stroll or indulge in a glass or two of some of the best wines the Middle Rhine has to offer.

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Includes Lunch

Includes Dinner

Overview

After breakfast we set sail for Koblenz, arriving at lunchtime. Here you are free to explore the quaint lanes and atmospheric squares, filled with beautiful old buildings. Be sure to pack your glad rags for tonight’s highlight, our wonderful New Year’s Eve gala dinner and party night onboard. Enjoy the atmosphere on board as we celebrate the arrival of the New Year.

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Includes Lunch

Includes Dinner

Overview

Happy New Year! We set sail for Cologne this morning, arriving after lunch. You’ll have free time to explore this beautiful city this afternoon before we gather for our final meal on board this evening.

Includes Breakfast

Includes Lunch

Includes Dinner

Overview

This morning we bid farewell to our captain and crew and disembark for the return journey to the UK.

Includes Breakfast

Accommodation

Our new 4-star ship has all the ingredients of an unforgettable river cruise; comfort, style and the crew’s unfaltering attention to detail is everything.

MS Arena is completely deserving of its place in our premier cruise collection! Whether you’re cruising the Dutch Waterways, the rivers Rhine, Moselle or Danube, all the way to the Black Sea, this elegant, 4-star ship promises everything you’d wish for – and more – making for an unforgettable river cruising experience.

Travel Options

When it comes to getting you to your destination. Leger Holidays make it easy, with a selection of travel options for you to choose from

Meet us at the ship

Meet us at the ship

For complete flexibility, make your own transport arrangements to and from the ship. We will provide you with times and locations as well as some useful information for you to make your own arrangements to join your cruise.

If you require any further information to assist with your travel plans, please contact our Holiday Advisors who will be happy to help.

Meet your Coach at Dover

Meet your Coach at Dover

Travel down to Dover and jump onboard your coach for your ferry crossing.

Alternatively, travel the day before your departure and enjoy an overnight stay, with complimentary parking for the duration of your cruise, before being collected after breakfast the following morning.

Travel by Eurostar

Travel by Eurostar

Step aboard Eurostar at London St Pancras for a fast and comfortable journey to mainland Europe. You can even upgrade your reserved seat to Standard Premier – speak to our Holiday Advisors for more information. On arrival in Paris, Lille or Brussels, you will then join connecting services for your onward journey.

Travel by Air

Travel by Air

Return flights from London Heathrow with transfers to and from the ship are included in our package on our specific arrival and departure dates. We also include one item of checked in luggage per person.

If our included flights are not suitable, alternative flights may also be available from other airports on our arrival and departure dates. These may have an additional supplement and are subject to availability at the time of booking.

More flexible travel options

Travelling by Eurostar?

Travelling by Eurostar?

Why not stay overnight in London?

For those travelling from further afield, you can also book overnight accommodation in London, before and after your holiday. Speak to our Holiday Advisors for more information.

Travelling by Eurostar?

Stay overnight near the port

For an even more relaxed start to your European holiday, why not stay overnight in Dover or nearby Ashford the night before your cruise from only £65pp? All our quoted prices include car parking for one vehicle for the duration of your cruise and cooked breakfast the following morning. Our coach will collect you and return you to the hotel on its way to/from the port of Dover. And if you don’t want that holiday feeling to end, why not do the same on your return journey?