Heart of Germany - 2018

Regensburg • Nuremberg • Bamberg • Würzburg • Koblenz
  • Discover the medieval charms of UNESCO-named Bamberg
  • Explore Regensburg, where modern culture meets historic architecture
  • Cruise the gorgeous Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy unforgettable castle views in Heidelberg
  • Wander the lavish rooms of the UNESCO-named Würzburg Residenz
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$1,599
  • $199
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  • 8
    DAYS
  • 6
    TOURS
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Cologne, Germany

3 DAYS FROM $399

Munich, Germany

3 DAYS FROM $399

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Nov 5
Mainz to Regensburg
CODE: SHG18
FROM
$1,599
FROM
$1,999
No air selected
Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
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Limited Cabin Availability
CRUISE DETAILS
TRAVEL DATES
Nov 5
MS River Splendor
AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Cologne, Germany

Pre Extension: Cologne, Germany

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$399 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $133 PER DAY

You can’t help but be drawn to the twin towers of the great Cologne cathedral when you visit this ancient Rhine river city. But they're just a starting point for the many discoveries awaiting those who take the time to look a little closer. From intricate Roman mosaics discovered under busy squares to world-class museums to lively beer halls to shops selling everything from the latest European fashions to melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, Cologne (Köln) provides endless rewards. And when you add this special extension to your river cruise, not only will transfers and a sightseeing tour all be arranged, you’ll be getting extra value for your international airfare! 

Your Price Includes:

  • 2 nights accommodations at the First-Class Hilton Cologne Hotel (or similar)
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • Walking tour of Cologne's historic area
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and experienced regional experts
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com.
Prague, Czech Republic

Post Extension: Prague, Czech Republic

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$399 PER PERSON | 4 DAYS | $133 PER DAY

Make the most of your included airfare to Europe by spending a few days in magnificent Prague, an elegant, Old World capital boasting many grand castles. You'll discover the unique Jewish Quarter of Prague and explore its historic city center (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), as well enjoying the luxury of time to peruse the Christmas Markets here.

Your Price Includes:

  • 2 nights at the Occidental Praha Wilson or similar
  • 2 breakfasts
  • Walking tour of Jewish Quarter and Old Town Square
  • Tour of Prague Castle
  • Transfers and baggage handling (where possible)
  • Services of a City Host
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com.
CALL TO BOOK
1-888-514-1845
STATEROOM DOUBLE SINGLE AIR 3rd GUEST PROMO
Category OS —
Liza Minnelli Owner’s Suite (OS)
330

Category OS — Liza Minnelli Owner’s Suite(OS)

$9,998 $4,999 $9,998
No air selected
$899 *
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  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Special Extension Savings
Category DS —
Large Deluxe Suite (DS)
250

Category DS — Large Deluxe Suite(DS)

$6,998 $3,499 $6,998
No air selected
$799 *
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  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Special Extension Savings
Category A —
French Balcony Upper Deck (A)
165

Category A — French Balcony Upper Deck(A)

$4,398 $2,199 $4,398
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Special Extension Savings
Category B —
French Balcony Forward Middle Deck (B)
165

Category B — French Balcony Forward Middle Deck(B)

$4,198 $2,099 $4,198
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Special Extension Savings
Category C —
French Balcony Rear Middle Deck (C)
165

Category C — French Balcony Rear Middle Deck(C)

Sold Out Sold Out
Category D —
Outside View (D)
165

Category D — Outside View(D)

$3,198 $1,599 $3,198
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Special Extension Savings
Category SD —
Single Cabin with Outside View (SD)
125

Category SD — Single Cabin with Outside View(SD)

$3,998 - $1,999
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Special Extension Savings
Category SD2 —
Single Cabin with Outside View (SD2)
125

Category SD2 — Single Cabin with Outside View(SD2)

$3,998 - $1,999
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Special Extension Savings
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Dec 21
Regensburg to Koblenz
CODE: VHG18
FROM
$2,299
FROM
$4,598
No air selected
FREE Airfare from 150 Major Cities
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Limited Cabin Availability
CRUISE DETAILS
TRAVEL DATES
Dec 21
MS River Voyager
AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Munich, Germany

Pre Extension: Munich, Germany

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$399 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $133 PER DAY

Few cities are brimming with more holiday festivity than Munich, from joyful church bells and twinkling lights to the renowned Christmas market — one of the country’s oldest. Make Munich part of your holiday tour of Germany with our four-day extension and tour this Bavarian capital as it's dressed up for the holidays. You’ll take an included tour of this stylish city and also have plenty of time to search for gifts and goods at the Christmas market, where the local specialty is the Münchener Marzipan, and to discover Munich’s famed culture, food, and drink. 

Your Price Includes:

  • 2 nights’ accommodations at the Superior First-Class Hilton Munich City or similar
  • 2 breakfasts
  • Panoramic city tour of Munich
  • All transportation, transfers and baggage handling
  • The services of a Vantage City Host and regional experts
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com.
*Please note: Christmas Markets are generally open from Nov 24 through Dec 23, depending on the local tradition. Not all markets will be available on all dates.
Cologne, Germany

Post Extension: Cologne, Germany

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$399 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $133 PER DAY

You can’t help but be drawn to the twin towers of the great Cologne cathedral when you visit this ancient Rhine river city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. But they're just a starting point for the many discoveries awaiting those who take the time to look a little closer. From intricate Roman mosaics discovered under busy squares to world-class museums, lively beer halls, and shops selling everything from the latest European fashions to melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, Cologne (Köln) provides endless rewards. And when you add this special extension to your river cruise, not only will transfers and a sightseeing tour all be arranged, you’ll be getting extra value for your international airfare! 

Your Price Includes:

  • 2 nights accommodations at the First-Class Hilton Cologne Hotel (or similar)
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • Walking tour of Cologne's historic area
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and experienced regional experts
  • Services of the Vantage Worldwide Concierge, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com.
CALL TO BOOK
1-888-514-1845
STATEROOM DOUBLE SINGLE AIR 3rd GUEST PROMO
Category OS —
Louis Armstrong Owner’s Suite (OS)
355

Category OS — Louis Armstrong Owner’s Suite(OS)

$10,398 $5,199 $10,398
No air selected
$899 *
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    • Business Class Upgrade Savings
    Category DS —
    Large Deluxe Suite (DS)
    235

    Category DS — Large Deluxe Suite(DS)

    $7,398 $3,699 $7,398
    No air selected
    $799 *
    See Terms
      • Business Class Upgrade Savings
      Category A —
      French Balcony Upper Deck (A)
      170

      Category A — French Balcony Upper Deck(A)

      $4,798 $2,399 $4,798
      No air selected
      -
          Category B —
          French Balcony Forward Middle Deck (B)
          170

          Category B — French Balcony Forward Middle Deck(B)

          $4,598 $2,299 $4,598
          No air selected
          -
              Category C —
              French Balcony Rear Middle Deck (C)
              170

              Category C — French Balcony Rear Middle Deck(C)

              Sold Out Sold Out
              Category D —
              Outside View (D)
              130

              Category D — Outside View(D)

              Sold Out Sold Out
              Category SD —
              Single Cabin With Outside View (SD)
              125

              Category SD — Single Cabin With Outside View(SD)

              - Sold Out
              Category SD2 —
              Single Cabin With Outside View (SD2)
              125

              Category SD2 — Single Cabin With Outside View(SD2)

              - Sold Out
              Additional Booking Information >

              TRAVEL TOGETHER: Add a third guest to your Owner’s Suite for $899, or a third occupant to your Deluxe Suite for $799. 

              BEST AIR VALUE: Save up to $1,000 per couple on international airfare—limited time only!




              Deposit: $500

              Prices are in U.S. dollars, per person, double occupancy. Purchase your airfare from Vantage and your airport transfers and government taxes and fees are included.

              FOR TRAVELERS RESERVING THEIR OWN AIRFARE, transfers are available for $120 per person at your destination. Call 1 888 982-6824 for details.

              For additional details regarding General Terms & Conditions, please see the Tour Participation Agreement.

              Port charges of $168 per person are not included your trip cost and will be listed separately on your invoice. 

              Single occupancy cabins available in Categories SD & SD2. Limited availability.

              Every effort has been made to produce this information accurately. We reserve the right to correct errors.

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              Roommate matches are available in select cabin categories and subject to capacity controls; roommate matches only apply to the base trip, excluding extensions. Vantage Deluxe World Travel reserves the right to downgrade passengers to a lower cabin category as part of the matching process. Passengers who request a roommate match will pay no more than half the single supplement at the time the request is made and if a match can be successfully made, both passengers will be refunded the original supplement amount they were charged prior to the match being confirmed. Roommate matches are limited to passengers of the same gender. In the event that a match is not possible, every effort will be made to provide passengers the option to pay a single supplement of 150% to be confirmed in a double-occupancy cabin should there be sufficient inventory remaining.

              *Special third-guest rates are available in suites. The Owner's Suite includes a sofa bed with a deluxe mattress topper; Deluxe Suites include the option of adding a rollaway bed for the third guest. Only air offers may be applied to third-occupancy rates; third-occupancy rates are not combinable with any other offers. The third passenger who reserves a triple accommodation as part of a Groups reservation do not earn accumulating traveler rewards, nor can their Group leaders earn rewards for the third traveler in the suite. 

              *Airfares are roundtrip and per person and include government taxes and fees, destination airport transfers, and air fuel surcharges. Ask our Travel Consultants about airfare from other cities. Please note that Vantage cannot guarantee the most direct routing to/from your gateway city. Call 1 888 982-6824 for details.

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              Journey Heart of Germany Classic Christmas Markets 2-for-1 Cruise Prices & 2-for-1 Airfare! The BEST Value in River Cruising.
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              Ship & Staterooms The 176-passenger ms River Voyager offers all staterooms face outside and feature a glorious view (cabin size ranges from 166-346 sq ft). Why not add to the glamour and romance by staying in our top-of-the-line Suite? More space equals more tranquility and pleasure — room for a separate sitting area, floor-to-ceiling windows with French balcony, and a spacious full bath with shower and tub. Our meticulously designed ships feature enticing public areas and luxurious amenities, including a lounge with full-service bar, well-equipped fitness center, restaurant, Spa, and a Sun Deck where you can relax and take in the ever-changing views. The 128-passenger River Queen has Suites and Staterooms from 151-215 sq ft. Join us and unpack just once! We have the most square footage on lower and bottom cabins, plus the best Suite Life Deal in the cruise business!
              Single Travelers 8 Single-Occupancy Cabins (127 sq ft) with the most single-friendly prices. A limited number of singles are available for an additional supplement.  The ONLY deluxe tour operator in Europe with specially built single cabins.
              Included Tours 12 Included Tours & Cultural Connections Shore Excursions The Most Included Tours!
              Special Features Festive onboard entertainment 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Informative lectures & presentations on board Complimentary bicycle use 6 days of "choice is yours" excursions, guided "Taste of Christmas," "Village Day," and "Gentle Walking" programs Quietvox audio headsets on shore excursions The most complimentary bikes, culinary demos, and included features—exclusive to Vantage travelers! Special tours highlighting art, history architecture, and UNESCO sites
              Meals 20 meals, —competitive meal inclusions, plus spa dining and holiday specialties! 19 meals Competitive meal inclusions, plus grand Captain's Dinner, Captain's Welcome & Farewell receptions
              Discover More Cologne, Germany, from $499 per person, $166 per day Prague, Czech Republic, from $499 per person, $166 per day No extension choices The only company offering extension choices on this itinerary
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