Get away next holiday season and discover festive traditions and holiday markets in charming riverside towns in Germany on an unhurried river cruise.

Starting at: $3,290 Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
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Holiday Markets

A River Cruise along the Rhine and Main Rivers

12 days from $3,290

Get away next holiday season and discover festive traditions and holiday markets in charming riverside towns in Germany on an unhurried river cruise.

or Call 855-330-1542

Tour Details

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

I loved going to the stops on the cruise to experience the wonderful holiday markets - be sure you have extra space for the treasures you will buy!! Also the kind of trip you can take again!

- Ellen S.

The Holiday Markets tour is a magical way to see Germany, Luxembourg, and Paris as the cities and people wonderfully display the joy of the season!

- Charles M.

I can't say enough about my experience with Smithsonian Journeys!!

- Daniel M.

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SHIP

Amadeus Silver (2018 Departures)

This gracious ship with luxury cabins and suites offers the utmost in service, safety and comfort. Step into the elegant reception area and immerse yourself in an ambiance akin to an elegant European hotel. Relax in the panoramic lounge, indulge yourself with a soothing massage, browse in the boutique or connect with friends and family back home on the Internet. At the end of each day, return to the comfort of your bright, modern cabin featuring views of the passing scenery, satellite TV and a private bathroom with shower. As an added value feature all of your meals are included and local table wines are served with each dinner during the cruise portion of your journey. Savor international cuisine at the restaurant’s delicious breakfast and luncheon buffets, and enjoy regional specialties at dinner each evening. Complimentary wine and beer served with lunch and dinner.

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