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From Bavaria to the Alsace

Join SAGA on a cruising adventure along the spectacular Rhine river – adventure through castles, palaces, Old Cities and mediaeval towns along the way.

Enjoy three included excursions as well as a wealth of opportunities for exploring independently – book additional paid excursions to a wealth of coveted locations

Enjoy seven nights’ rest aboard the Spirit of the Rhine – SAGA’s luxurious floating hotel, designed to efficiently traverse the Rhine simultaneously to provide guests with a 5-star experience.

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  • Cruise Line: Saga
  • Ship: Spirit of the Rhine
  • Duration: 8 Nights
  • Departure: June
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From Bavaria to the Alsace Cruise Itinerary

From Bavaria to the Alsace, embark on a splendid 9-day itinerary along the Rhine river. On offer to guests are four included excursions as well as a choice of additional paid excursions to tourist highlights.

Day 1

Arrive Kelheim (EMBARK)

Arrive in Kelheim and embark the Spirit of the Rhine, your home for the next 8 nights.

Day 2


Kick off your adventure on a walk through the historically rich Nuremberg. You may wish to pay a visit to the Imperial Castle ‘Kaiserburg’.

Day 3


Embark on an included excursion through the highlights of Bamberg – a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 4


Spend the day exploring the numerous baroque buildings and palaces of this important city.

Day 5


Explore Aschaffenburg’s Old Quarter and the vast Johannisburg Palace.

Day 6

Mannheim (for Heidelberg)

This morning, enjoy an included excursion to Germany’s oldest university. Enjoy highlights including the Old Bridge and ruined castle above the city.

Day 7

Kehl (for Strasbourg)

This morning, cruise along the city’s scenic canals. Later, explore highlights in the Old Quarter on an included excursion.

Day 8


Take a complimentary shuttle into Breisach and explore the important mediaeval town.

Day 9

Depart Basel (DISEMBARK)

Disembark your ship and begin your journey home.

From Bavaria to the Alsace Cruise Ships

Spirit Of The Rhine

This exclusive vessel brings our boutique cruise experience to the riverways of Europe. Enjoy access to French balconies, panoramic lounges, splash pools and so much more when you travel with us.

4 Passenger Decks
Buffet Breakfasts
Live music & Entertainment

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From Bavaria to the Alsace Deals

Continue adventuring along the Rhine river

8 Nights

From Bavaria to the Alsace

  • Kelheim (EMBARK)
  • Nuremberg
  • Bamberg
  • Würzburg
  • Aschaffenburg
  • Mannheim
  • Kehl
  • Breisach
  • Basel (DISEMBARK)
£2,359pp Est. Price per person
  • Spirit of the Rhine

From Bavaria to the Alsace Cruise Review

“The Spirit of the Rhine was a lovely ship; my room was large, the decor was bright and modern and there was lots of events hosted on board. Definitely one of the best ships I’ve been on to date.”

Lena Smith, Salisbury

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From Bavaria to the Alsace FAQ

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

What’s included in the price?

Included in your booking price; 8-nights all inclusive aboard the Spirit of the Rhine, all transfers, complimentary Wi-Fi and 3 included excursions.

Is this cruise all inclusive?

Yes, as well as offering SAGA’s All Inclusive+ experience, this cruise includes travel insurance, all gratuities on board and return travel.

Where does this cruise pass through?

Your adventure will conduct you through highlights along the Rhine and her Tributaries.

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