Rhine Christmas Markets (11 Days)

Cruise Line: Crystal Cruises
Ship: Crystal Bach  |  8 Reviews
Basel, Switzerland to Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dates: 05 Dec 2018 - 15 Dec 2018

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05 Dec 2018
Basel, Switzerland
06 Dec 2018
Basel, Switzerland
10:00 PM
07 Dec 2018
Breisach, Germany
9:00 AM 9:00 PM
08 Dec 2018
Kehl, Germany
10:00 AM 10:00 PM
09 Dec 2018
Speyer, Germany
9:00 AM 11:00 PM
10 Dec 2018
Mainz, Germany
6:00 AM 1:00 PM
Rüdesheim am Rhein, Germany
3:00 PM
11 Dec 2018
Rüdesheim am Rhein, Germany
8:00 AM
Koblenz, Germany
1:00 PM 10:00 PM
12 Dec 2018
Cologne, Germany
6:00 AM 8:00 PM
13 Dec 2018
Amsterdam, Netherlands
10:00 AM
DAY 10
14 Dec 2018
Amsterdam, Netherlands
DAY 11
15 Dec 2018
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rhine Christmas Markets map

Virtuoso Voyages Benefits


$200 USD Shipboard Credit Per Person

Valid for Crystal River itineraries: Crystal Mozart, Debussy, Bach, Ravel and Mahler and each guest receives a $200 per person ship board credit (first 2 full-fared guests only).

Restrictions may apply. Please refer to the Terms & Conditions.

What's Included


  • Crystal River Cruises™ All-inclusive cruise-only fare includes: complimentary airport transfers on days of embarkation and disembarkation, beverages including fine wines, champagne, premium spirits and all non-alcoholic beverages such as bottled water, soft drinks and specialty coffees; gratuities for housekeeping, dining and bar staff; Butler service; and choice of guided Crystal Adventures® shore excursion in every port.

    Complimentary All-Inclusive Luxuries aboard Crystal River Cruises

    Gratuities included for all shipboard staff throughout the River Yacht including housekeeping, bar, dining staff and butlers.

    All meals included, featuring Crystal’s innovative and acclaimed six-star cuisine, highlighted by regional specialties

    Unlimited soft drinks and premium beverages including champagne, fine wine and spirits throughout the River Yacht

    All soft drinks, beer and bottled water in-suite

    24-hour self-service pantry featuring specialty coffees, teas, wines and nonalcoholic beverages

    24-hour room service

    24-hour Wi-Fi access (via satellite) including free Wi-Fi/Internet usage of 60 minutes per person, per day.  

    State-of-the-art interactive TV system including in-suite movies on demand, extensive music library


    Onboard entertainment and enrichment programs

    Daily yoga and fitness classes

    Daily choice of electronic international newspapers

    Self-service guest laundry

    Choice of complimentary curated Crystal Adventures shore excursions in every port

    Complimentary culinary experience at highly renowned local establishments on many sailings

    Complimentary Nordic walking poles

    Complimentary audio headphones on all organized Crystal Adventures

    Complimentary airport transfers to/from river yacht to airport

    All transfers will be group transfers by motor coach on embarkation and debark days only.

    Airport/River Yacht - Motor coaches will leave the main international arrival airport every hour between 10:00 am and 10:00 pm. (Times will be dependent on local traffic conditions.)

    River Yacht /Airport - Transfers will run until 10:00 am on the day of debarkation



    A la carte, buffet and early risers breakfast offerings

    Multiple dining venues

    Open seating dining

    Crystal Casual dress code

    European sourced and trained chefs and hotel staff


    Shipboard Public Spaces

    Hydraulic Sun-Deck Bar (available on Bach, Mahler, Debussy and Ravel only)

    Fitness Center with state-of-the-art TechnoGym equipment and dedicated yoga area

    Massage services


    Non-smoking environment in all indoor spaces (Except Connoisseur Club on Crystal Mozart)

    Onboard currency exchange – shipboard currency Euros


    Onboard Entertainment & Enrichment

    Destination-focused entertainment and enrichment program, including onboard lecture series

    Destination expert on each voyage

    Regional affairs experts on many voyages



    Twice daily housekeeping services including evening turndown service

    In-suite hors d'oeuvres

    Individual climate control

    Flat-screen TV in each suite

    English-speaking and international TV stations

    Butler service for each suite

Not Included

  • Air fare, some Crystal Adventure Shore Excursions, Casino

About Us

For the past 26 years, Crystal Cruises has redefined luxury ocean travel by providing the finest travel experience. Building upon its unrivaled reputation, The World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line™ has now embarked on the most significant brand expansion in the history of luxury travel and hospitality: over the next three years, Crystal will introduce three brand-new classes of cruising and even its own luxury aircraft. Winner of the “Best Luxury Cruise Line” by Virtuoso for three consecutive years (2014, 2015, & 2016).

Insider Tip

“World’s Best Cruise Ship” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader Choice Awards for 23 years; been voted “World’s Best Large Ship Cruise Line” by Travel + Leisure readers for 20 consecutive years.

Terms & Conditions

Cruise-only fares are per person in U.S. dollars, double occupancy, include all promotional saving and do not include cruise port, security and handling charges. Promotional Book Now Cruise-Only Fares are per person for new bookings only. Optional air add-ons are available from Crystal Cruises’ designated gateway cities in the U.S. and Canada and include all government taxes and fees. Shipboard spending credit is not redeemable for cash and cannot be used in the casino, for bingo or toward future cruise booking deposits. All offers may not be combinable with other promotions, apply to first two full-fare guests in stateroom or suite, are capacity-controlled, subject to availability and may be withdrawn or changed at any time without notice. All itineraries, fares, programs and policies are subject to change. Other restrictions apply. ©Crystal Cruises, Inc. Ships’ Registry: The Bahamas.

An initial deposit of 20% of the total booking amount (including land packages and air add-ons) for all categories is required. Deposits are due within 7 days of booking. Staterooms (all categories) are subject to cancellation if required deposits are not received within the specific option period.

Final payment is due no later than 90 days prior to sailing. All reservations are subject to cancellation if payments are not received by the due date. Crystal Cruises reserves the right to review and adjust deposit and final payment dates based on inventory for each individual cruise. Crystal Cruises reserves the right to cancel any bookings not fully paid by the due date.

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Shore Excursions

Mainz, Germany - 10 Dec 2018

Amsterdam, Netherlands - 14 Dec 2018

Amsterdam, Netherlands - 15 Dec 2018

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