The Best of the Seasons on a Rhine River Cruise

We’ve got the best river cruises in Germany, no matter when you find yourself travelling. From New Year’s parties to midsummer excursions, GN Holidays is here to bring you fun-filled, friendly adventures perfect for anyone over 40.

It doesn’t matter what season finds you travelling – we’ve got the best river cruises for holidaymakers over 40 looking for fun, adults-only adventures. Want to spend New Year’s Eve with a crowd of like-minded individuals? We’ve got you covered. Or perhaps you’d rather embark on a midsummer break? No problem… we’ve got the perfect choice for you! Read on for two of our favourite nautical German holidays.

The Perfect New Year Party

5 days, 29th December 2019, from £849 per person

Start 2020 with a bang on our Rhine New Year Party River Cruise – is there any better way to kick off the New Year? This five-day excursion includes live evening entertainment from the talented Keith Slater, visits to a selection of famous towns such as Rudesheim, Koblenz and Cologne, delicious meals, free drinks and so much more.

Despite all the fantastic features this Rhine cruise has, the star of the show is unsurprisingly day three: New Year’s Eve.

A Rhine Cruise on New Year’s Eve

The best day of our Rhine cruise begins first thing in the morning, as you spend the early hours sailing by the area’s majestic fortresses, hamlets and castles, and passing everything from the legendary Lorelei Rock to some of the most gorgeous scenery in all of Germany. You can even start your celebrations first thing by welcoming in the day with a tipple or two from the drinks menu – after all, if you can’t indulge on New Year’s Eve, when can you? Don’t worry, it doesn’t stop there so there’s no need to ration. Cocktails, wine and all manner of spirits will be flowing until 1am.

By the time the afternoon has rolled around, we will be arriving in the gorgeous little town of Rudesheim. You can choose to explore by yourself or join one of our directors on a stroll to Drosselgausse, a unique cobblestone lane filled with restaurants, bars and live music. As it will be the last day of 2019, why not treat yourself to a Rudsheimer Kaffee made with a splash of Asbach brandy? You will then end the evening with a special dinner and count down to the New Year with your fellow passengers!

It isn’t just our New Year’s Eve celebrations that make this one of our best river cruises – New Year’s Day itself is also special. The first day of 2020 is wonderfully relaxed, featuring a leisurely trip back to Cologne, a delicious brunch and free time to explore the city as much as you like (or rest if you happened to have one glass of champagne too many the night before).

“Staff were so friendly, passengers mixed well and joined in and there was excellent entertainment. Just great fun!”

A Robinson

The Rhine & Moselle

8 days, June to October 2020, from £999 per person

If you already have plans to bring in 2020 that don’t involve travelling, don’t you worry. Our Rhine & Moselle River Cruise is another of our very best river cruises available in the same region during both June and October, meaning you can enjoy a nautical adventure no matter the season! This fantastic eight-day excursion is perfect for travellers looking to explore southern Germany, as you will glide by picturesque vineyards and romantic castles and stop in historic towns such as Cochem, Boppard, Koblenz and more.

If you’re looking for a nautical adventure filled with great amenities and fun-filled stops, this is the one for you.

The Highlights

We are pleased to feature an array of fantastic highlights during this adventure, both on our boat and on dry land. Our vessel, the MV Prinses Christina, boasts the following:

  • An elegant bar and lounge
  • Well-appointed cabins
  • Air conditioning
  • A restaurant with an extensive menu that serves delicious three- and four-course meals
  • Gorgeous views
  • Three decks

It’s not just the boat that makes this adventure one of the best in Germany – it’s also the onshore activities. You can look forward to the following highlights:

  • Free time to explore a variety of historic towns
  • Tours of lovely castles, such as Reichsburg in Cochem
  • Wine tasting
  • Lorelei Rock
  • A visit to Seigfried’s Mechanical Music Cabinet
  • And so much more!

“The friendly crew all worked hard to keep us comfortable. The atmosphere on the ship was always cheerful, making our time very pleasant.”

M Boulton

You can easily enjoy our best river cruises no matter what season, whether you’re looking for a unique, adults-only way to spend New Year’s or a midsummer or mid-autumn break. From bringing in 2020 to making the most of it, join us on a Rhine cruise anytime!

Our team here at GN Holidays are here to help, whether you’re ready to book a Rhine cruise, have a question or want to know what other excursions we offer. Call 01895 83 33 33 or visit our website for more information.

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