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Rhine Explorer

Step aboard the TUI Isla, your gateway to an indulgent river getaway where opulence and exceptional comfort are the standard – where a world of exhilaration and relaxation offers cultural treasures aplenty.

Traverse the legendary German Wine Route and savour some of the world’s finest wines whilst immersing yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of the region. Embark on a thrilling exploration of Koblenz with The Snapshot Cycle Ride excursion to truly connect with your surroundings. And let’s not forget the candlelight cruise along Amsterdam’s canals, a mesmerising journey that bathes the city’s iconic waterways in a romantic, golden glow.

Whether you’re enjoying fine dining, the wellness facilities, or the sumptuous comfort of your cabin, your journey aboard the TUI Isla is an exploration of sophistication and elegance, where luxury meets adventure, and where fun and wonder await at every bend in the Rhine. Your extraordinary river voyage begins here!

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  • Cruise Line: TUI
  • Ship: TUI Isla
  • Duration: 7 Nights
  • Departure: Mar - Apr & Jul & Oct
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Rhine Explorer Cruise Itinerary

Peruse our captivating cruise itinerary filled with enchanting experiences to excite the soul, from an exploration of the historic Heidelberg Castle and the city of Speyer, to a tour of the charming town of Breisach with a delightful walking tour and wine tasting, to ‘The Garden of Europe’ excursion, a splendid immersion into the natural beauty of meticulously manicured gardens and lush landscapes, as well as much, much more! Discover the unparalleled beauty of the Rhine today with our extensive itinerary.

Day 1 - 2


Partake in the Amsterdam Hop-On Hop-Off tour. Enjoy a city tour of Amsterdam with a canal cruise. Embark on the Edam and Zaanse Schans: Windmills and Cheese excursion. Tour the city of Amsterdam. Join ‘The Garden of Europe’ excursion. Try the Amsterdam canal cruise. Revel in a candlelight cruise along Amsterdam’s canals.

Day 3


Enjoy the Cologne city tour. Or, tour Cologne and visit its iconic cathedral. Go beer tasting and sightseeing in Cologne.

Day 4


Partake in the Christmas walking tour of Koblenz. Go on the Snapshot Cycle Ride excursion. Embark on a walking tour of Koblenz. Tour Koblenz and enjoy a scenic cable car ride up to a hilltop fortress. Alternatively, tour Koblenz’s old town and visit a hilltop fortress.

Day 5


Partake in the Christmas walking tour of Speyer. Embark on a walking tour of Speyer. Enjoy the Heidelberg Castle and city tour. Traverse the German Wine Route.

Day 6


Enjoy the Christmas walking tour of Strasbourg. Partake in the Christmas walking tour of Obernai. Or, enjoy a walking tour of Obernai with a wine tasting. Embark on the Strasbourg city tour.

Day 7


Go for a bicycle ride in Breisach. Enjoy a walking tour of Breisach with a wine tasting. Alternatively, opt for a walking tour of Breisach. Enjoy an excursion to Freiburg. Or, enjoy the excursion to Basel. Tour the city of Colmar.

Day 8


Before your cruise comes to an end, explore Basel.

Rhine Explorer Cruise Ships

TUI Isla

Step aboard the TUI Isla, a luxurious river cruise vessel that offers opulent amenities and impeccable service. From fine dining to wellness facilities, to spacious staterooms with private balconies, the TUI Isla is the embodiment of elegance on the water.

155 Passengers
79 Cabins
2 Onboard Restaurants & Bars

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Rhine Explorer Deals

Explore and delight in every spellbinding location along the Rhine with Crui.se

7 Nights
Mar Apr
Jul Oct

Rhine Explorer

  • Amsterdam
  • Cologne
  • Koblenz
  • Speyer
  • Strasbourg
  • Breisach
  • Basel
£1,269pp Est. Price per person
  • TUI Isla  

Rhine Explorer Cruise Review

“We embarked on an incredible journey aboard the Rhine Explorer cruise. It was an experience that felt genuinely incomparable to any trip we’d been on before, the dining was exquisite, as was our cabin. We also loved shopping in the gift shop! But what made this cruise truly exceptional was the sense of adventure it offered. The Amsterdam Hop-On Hop-Off tour allowed me to explore at my own pace, giving me the freedom to enjoy myself. Our visit to Cologne’s cathedral was an awe-inspiring encounter with history and architecture, and the Christmas walking tour of Speyer added a wonderfully festive touch.”

Evelyn and Benjamin Langley, Lancaster, Lancashire

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Rhine Explorer FAQ

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

What countries will I visit on the Rhine Explorer cruise?

You will get to visit the Netherlands, Germany, France, and Switzerland.

What are some must-see attractions along the Rhine River?

Key attractions include the Cologne Cathedral, the Black Forest, and the historic town of Heidelberg, just to name a few.

Is complimentary Wi-Fi supplied aboard the ship?

Yes, free Wi-Fi is made accessible to you on the ship.

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