Delights of the Rhine & Moselle
8 Day / 7 Night River Cruise
Dusseldorf to Trier
MS Royal Crown
August 20-27, 2019
     $1,069 Deluxe Cabins ppdo - Cruise-Only
     $1,099 Deluxe Cabins ppdo - Cruise-Only
     $1,109 Deluxe Cabins ppdo - Cruise-Only
     $1,269 Deluxe Cabins ppdo - Cruise-Only
         $1,529 Premium Cabins ppdo - Cruise-Only
$1,789 Royal Suite
ppdo - Cruise-Only

Rates Include all Taxes & Port Charges


FAM News
is pleased to be offering very Special Discounted Rates on the 90 passenger 5-Star MS Royal Crown on the August 20-27th for an 8 day / 7 night "Delights of the Rhine & Moselle" river cruise from Dusseldorf to Trier visiting Dusseldorf, Germany; Bonn, Germany; Konigswinter, Germany; Koblenz, Germany; Cochem, Germany; Zell, Germany; Traben Trabach, Germany; Bernkastel-Kues, Germany; and Trier, Germany. The Moselle river is the prettiest, quaintest river in Europe, especially just before the September harvest.

The MS Royal Crown awaits you in the great metropolis of Dusseldorf. We sail to historical Bonn, once the German capital and the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven. Bonn’s history goes back more than 2000 years, and Bonn is full of fascinating museums.  The taverns and opportunities to try the local gastronomy will also not disappoint.  Not far from Bonn is the stunning riverside resort of Konigswinter.  Here you can hike or explore the area with Germany’s oldest cog railway.  Further upstream we reach the charming city of Koblenz which sits at the confluence of the Rhine and the Moselle rivers.  Explore its winding streets and museums or take the cable car across the Rhine up to the Ehrenbreitstein fortress and the city museum. We sail the gentle Moselle river upstream to Cochem.  A quaint wine town with the mighty Reichsburg castle towering over from its vine-clad summit. We sail past some of the steepest vineyards in the world to reach Zell which is a beautiful town and the perfect place to try its world-renowned "Zeller Black Cat" wine, overshadowed by its extensive vineyards. Our next port, Traben-Trabach, is truly a gem.  Hiking & cycling through the vineyards is very popular in this region of the middle Moselle as are the town’s museums. After winding upstream we reach the gorgeous twin towns of Bernkastel-Kues.  We dock on the Bernkastel side where you can explore the gorgeous cobbled lanes, shops, and wine taverns.  Kues is situated across the river and is more modern and lively but also with historical sights. We end our Moselle adventure in the old Roman city of Trier where you may wish to stay longer to learn about its Roman past or travel to Luxembourg to investigate this cosmopolitan country in the heart of Europe or fly home, taking with you some unforgettable memories.

                                               

Date:

         Port:

Arrival:

Departure:

Tues. Aug. 20th

Dusseldorf, Germany Embark 3:00 pm  11:45 pm

Wed. Aug. 21th

Bonn, Germany 8:00 am 2:00 pm 

Wed. Aug. 21th

Konigswinter, Germany

 8:00 am

2:00 pm

Thurs. Aug. 22nd

Konigswinter, Germany


4:00 am

Thurs. Aug. 22nd

Koblanz, Germany

8:00 am

10:00 pm

Fri. Aug. 23rd

Cochem, Germany 6:00 am  

Sat. Aug. 24th

Cochem, Germany   7:00 am
Sat. Aug. 24th Zell, Germany 12:00 pm   
Sun. Aug. 25th Zell, Germany   9:00 am

Sun. Aug. 25th

Traben Trabach, Germany

12:00 pm 7:00 pm
Mon. Aug. 26th Bernkastel-Kues, Germany 10:00 am 2:00 pm
Mon. Aug. 26th Trier, Germany 9:00 pm   
Tues. Aug. 27th  Trier, Germany Disembark by 11:30 am  


Step on board the Royal Crown and enter the elegant romantic world of Europe in the 1930s ~ a time of economic depression during which musicians and actors provided a fantasy world of glamour and carefree amusement. The rich and famous traveled through Europe in style, enjoying elaborate meals, decadent company, and fine wines. Legendary ships and trains reigned supreme and marked a golden age of travel. The Royal Crown is a celebration of the style of that era. Everything on board the iconic Royal Crown suffuses style and decadent glory: Art Nouveau lamps shine a subdued light on polished bronze, glass mosaics and mahogany wood. Attractive veneers express the exquisite, exotic Art Deco sundeck. Soft upholstered armchairs invite you to nostalgic meals on opulently set tables. All the while, the stirring sounds of Gershwin, Duke Ellington or Marlene Dietrich add romance, adventure, and allure to this unparalleled ambiance. Your stay on the Royal Crown will be a travel experience in itself. Dining on the Royal Crown is a true pleasure. Seated at private tables with crisp white linen, candles, embossed silver and fine porcelain, you will dine in royal fashion. The cuisine of the Royal Crown is superb. Freshly prepared dishes made with local ingredients are graciously served along with recommendations of meticulously selected wines. Whilst you enjoy the relaxed conversation and watch the landscape tranquility pass you by, courses seamlessly follow one another. Also, the breakfasts and lunches on the Royal Crown are à la carte, and of a truly royal allure. You can enjoy Afternoon Tea just like royalty and late night snacks are available too. Bon appétit! This legendary ship offers you everything to discover the Romantic Heart of Europe. Enjoy the extraordinary devotion of the warm and caring staff on this illustrious ship celebrated for its matchless reputation. Once you stay on board, you’ll understand! We invite you to immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind experience and take pleasure in an unparalleled array of onboard amenities.

​MS Royal Crown:

Length: 110 m / 361 feet
Width: 11.4 m / 37.5 feet
Draft: 1.6 m / 5.2 feet
Cruise speed: 22 km/h
Name: Royal Crown Ex Name: River Cloud
Port of registry: Hamburg, Germany
Built: 1996 Refurbished: 2010
Cabins: 45
Passengers: 90 Passengers
Crew: 30

  • 110 meters of pure elegance gives you a taste for the private yacht experience
  • Attentive crew members, a diverse team of associates with fluency in multiple languages
  • Featuring 90 guests
  • Art Deco Style Brasserie
  • 2 bars provide myriad of choices for dining and entertainment
  • Concierge services, laundry, a ‘24/7 Business Center’, safe deposit boxes


Included Highlights:

  • Welcome & Farewell Receptions with Sparkling wine & hors-d’oeuvres
  • Welcome Aboard Dinner & Farewell Dinner
  • All Meals Included Daily (on board your ship)
  • Locally inspired cuisine
  • Early Riser Breakfast in addition to Buffet Breakfast
  • Daily Afternoon Tea
  • Daily Midnight Snack
  • Complimentary Coffee & Hot Tea
  • Drink packages available for house wine, beer (draft beer only), and sodas in the restaurant.
    Unlimited Soda, Beer and House Wines with Lunch and Dinner is $99 per person for the entire cruise.
    All other drinks and cocktails are available at an additional cost. The Drink Package does not unclude drinks in the ship's lounge.
    
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi will not support large photos, videos, streaming movies, etc. It is only good enough for texting and emails of minimal size)
  • TeemingRC/PopGuide App City Walking Tour in all ports
  • Tech Talks
    • Using Your Smartphone As Your Personal Tour Guide
      • How to Navigate with your Smartphone without cell service or data
  • Daily Port Talks - We Give You the Tools to “Explore More for Less!”
    • Museums/Sites/History/Architecture
      • Opening Times
      • Information on Entry Fees
      • Location
      • Explore On Your Own Information
  • Musician for Live Music on board.
  • Room Steward and Twice Daily Housekeeping Service
  • Evening Turndown Service
  • Non-Smoking Ship Interior
  • Port Taxes & Fees


Trip Notes:

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
  • Disruptions in cruising and itinerary may occur (low/high water levels).
  • Prices are for cruises only. Flights are not included.
  • Transfers to and from the airport are not included in cruise fare.
  • Shore Excursions are not included in cruise fare. These may be purchased for an additional cost.
  • Due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased.
  • Prices exclude gratuities.

 

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MS Royal Crown - Deck Plan:


Deluxe Cabins Cat. #1: $1,099 ppdo -
Deluxe Cabins Cat. #1:     $1,189 ppdo -
Deluxe Cabins Cat. #1:     $1,229 ppdo -
Deluxe Cabins Cat. #1:     $1,229 ppdo -
Deluxe Cabins Cat. #1:     $1,229 ppdo -
Deluxe Cabins Cat  #1:     $1,269 ppdo
Premium Cabins Cat. #2:
$1,529 ppdo -
​Royal Suites Cat. #3​;        ​$1,869 ppdo
Premium Cabins Cat. #2: $1,749 ppdo -

Rates are in US Dollars. Companions sharing a cabin pay the same rate. No Singles available. The rates are per person based on availability, cruise-only, and Do Not include Airfare, Transfers, nor Travel Insurance. Travel insurance is highly recommended.


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