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A Rhineland Christmas

Enjoy Christmas time along the breathtaking Rhine river – adventure through ports across Germany over the course of eight days.

Guests embark on a selection of walking tours, beer tastings and cycle rides over the course of their adventure – with the opportunity to visit a range of historic sites and cultural hotspots.

Each night, return to the comforts of the TUI Skyla, one of TUI’s most glamorous and festive floating hotels.

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  • Cruise Line: TUI
  • Ship: TUI Skyla
  • Duration: 7 Nights
  • Departure: December
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A Rhineland Christmas Cruise Prices

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23rd Dec
A Rhineland Christmas
7 nights
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A Rhineland Christmas Cruise Itinerary

Enjoy a Christmas adventure through Germany on this unique eight-day itinerary – filled with tours, demonstrations, bike rides and cable cars. Pay a visit to the country’s most iconic sites, as well as cultivating some Christmas spirit.

Day 1

Arrive to Mainz (EMBARK)

Your adventure starts off in the historic town of Mainz. After embarking your ship, the TUI Skyla, you may wish to enjoy sightseeing through the picturesque Old Town to the iconic Mainz Cathedral.

Day 2


Explore one of Germany’s largest cities on a guided tour of the sites. Pay a visit to the city’s famous cathedral and enjoy a tasting of locally-brewed beers.

Day 3


Embark on a walking tour of the picturesque Dusseldorf. You may wish to visit the City Tower and enjoy a selection of beer tastings.

Day 4


Today, either journey up the Drachenfels Mountain, tour the city, visit the Beethoven House or enjoy a three-hour coach trip to the Siebengebirge Mountains.

Day 5


Cycle through riverside lanes and countryside trails across Koblenz, pay a visit to the Hilltop Fortress via scenic cable car ride or explore by foot on a guided walking tour.

Day 6

Boppard / Rudesheim

Spend the first half of your day on a walking tour of Boppard. You may wish to embark on a scenic cycling journey from Boppard to Oberwesel.
The other half, you’ll spend exploring Rudesheim during the early evening.

Day 7


Explore, tour and cycle through Rudesheim’s highlights today. Enjoy the opportunity to attend a unique coffee-making demo.

Day 8

Depart Mainz (DISEMBARK)

If you have time before your return flight – squeeze in some last minute sightseeing around Mainz.

A Rhineland Christmas Cruise Ships

TUI Skyla

Aboard the TUI Skyla, you’ll experience the pinnacle of opulence, relaxation, and comfort. Our vessel boasts a multitude of amenities designed to fulfil your every wish, promising an unforgettable voyage along the most iconic river in the world.

151 Passengers
40 Crew and Staff

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7 Nights

A Rhineland Christmas

  • Mainz (EMBARK)
  • Cologne
  • Dusseldorf
  • Bonn
  • Koblenz
  • Boppard – Rüdesheim
  • Rüdesheim
  • Mainz
£1,244pp Est. Price per person
  • TUI Skyla

A Rhineland Christmas Cruise Review

“My wife and I had the perfect Christmas day; dinner on-board the ship was fabulous and sightseeing in Dusseldorf was very festive and romantic. Everything turned out better than I could have hoped for.”

Mike Logan, Bristol

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A Rhineland Christmas FAQ

Find answers to some of the most common questions about river cruising here.

Is there special assistance available?

TUI River Cruises are not generally suitable for customers with reduced mobility. There isn’t a lift on the ship and there are no wheelchair accessible cabins available.

What cabin options are available?

Guests can choose from 11 suite options across 3 of the TUI Skyla’s 4 decks.

What are the recommended highlights for this trip?

TUI recommends spending Christmas Day in Dusseldorf, seeing Cologne’s towering cathedral and exploring Mainz’s old town.

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