Highlights of Germany and Holland

Highlights of Germany and Holland 8-day Frankfurt-Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Frankfurt

Prices From £1,695 pp


Enjoy the highlights of Germany and Holland from the comfort of our brand new vessel, nickoSPIRIT. Discover Germany’s former capital of Bonn, where pink blossoming cherry trees attract visitors from all over the world in springtime. Visit the old town and modern Media Harbour of fashionable Düsseldorf, cruise through the winding canals and famous bicycles of Amsterdam and step ashore in Rotterdam, one of the world’s largest and busiest seaports, which radiates a more contemporary charm from landmarks such as its unique, horse-shoe shaped Market Hall.

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 1: Frankfurt

Frankfurt: Casting off 4:00 p.m.
Fly/rail from London to Frankfurt and transfer to vessel. Embarkation from 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Day 2: Düsseldorf

Dusseldorf: Mooring 10:00 a.m. – Casting off 4:00 p.m.

Take a walking tour to learn about the history of Dusseldorf, capital of North Rhine–Westphalia.


Day 3: Amsterdam

Amsterdam: Mooring 9:00 a.m.                                                                                                                                                      

Highlights of Amsterdam tour, featuring a canal cruise past the impressive merchant homes of the “Golden Age” and a stroll through the city.

Excursion to Northern Holland, with a visit of Volendam and a trip over Lake Ijssel to Marken.


Day 4: Amsterdam

Amsterdam: Casting off 5:00 p.m.

Day trip to the famous Keukenhof*, the word`s largest flower garden.

Day 5: Rotterdam

Rotterdam: Mooring 1:00 a.m. – Casting off 2:00 p.m.

Morning guided tour through the modern Rotterdam with its futuristic buildings.

Day 6: Nijmegen

Nijmegen: Mooring 11:00 p.m. (night before) – Casting off 1:00 p.m.

Guided tour through the pleasant hanseatic town of Nijmegen.


Day 7: Bonn

Bonn: Mooring 7:00 a.m.Casting off 2:00 p.m.

Guided tour of the former district capital Bonn.

Day 6: Frankfurt

Frankfurt: Mooring 8:00 a.m. – Disembarkation until 9:00 a.m.​

Transfer to Frankfurt Airport or station for return journey home. Alternatively extend your stay in Frankfurt with a city stay (prices on request).

The excursions marked in blue are included in your cruise package. The premium excursions marked in red  can only be booked on board as an additional supplement. *Keukenhof excursion can be purchased as a premium excursion in advance. Please call for details. Mooring and casting off times are guidance times. We reserve the right to change itineraries and excursion programmes. If a route cannot be travelled due to low/high water or a ship defect, the shipping company reserves the right to take passengers on this route by bus, to accommodate them in hotels and/or change the route. In certain circumstances it may be necessary to change to another ship.


  • Enjoy lots of time at the Keukenhof, the largest flower garden in the world
  • Dusseldorf, the metropolis along the Rhine
  • The “Golden Age” of Amsterdam
  • The world-famous harbour city of Rotterdam & Hanseatic Nijmegen
  • Bonn: discover the city’s history spanning over 2,000 years at the gate to the Romantic Rhine

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2023 dates



Cabin Categories    
19, 26 Mar £1,695 £1,795 £1,975 £2,070 £2,160 £2,255 £2,330 £2,440
02, 09 Apr £1,795 £1,885 £2,095 £2,190 £2,280 £2,390 £2,485 £2,605
16, 23, 30 Apr £1,885 £2,005 £2,190 £2,280 £2,390 £2,510 £2,605 £2,715



2 Bed Main Deck Rear 2 Bed Middle Deck Front 2 Bed Upper Deck Front
2 Bed Main Deck 2 Bed Middle Deck 2 Bed Upper Deck
2 Bed Middle Deck Rear 2 Bed Upper Deck Rear


Prices are per person based on two people sharing a cabin. Prices may be subject to change due to flight availability/pricing. Please call our Reservations Team on 01223 568907 for up to date pricing and availability. Single supplements vary depending on cabin category and date of travel, please call for details.

Cruises For Other Durations
We also offer a number of cruises on the Rhine and Danube for different durations from 4-13 days

Cruise Only Prices
We appreciate that you may want to make your own travel arrangements and can provide cruise only prices on request

City Hotel Stays
We can tailor-make any cruise itinerary with additional pre or post cruise hotels. Please enquire for our recommended hotels and prices.

nickoSPIRIT 360° Tour 


  • Economy flight/rail from London and overseas transfers to and from vessel
  • 7 nights cruise including all meals
  • Unlimited drinks inc wine, beer, cocktails and all non alcoholic drinks
  • Nightly onboard entertainment
  • 4 Guided Excursions
  • Wifi
  • Gratuities
  • Port fees and taxes
  • Full ATOL financial protection
  • Baggage handling fee


No-fly rail options from UK available on this river cruise.
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