Rolling on the Rhine

8 Day River Cruise from Amsterdam to Frankfurt with U by Uniworld

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on U by Uniworld's 8 Day Rolling on the Rhine. Amsterdam is just the beginning. On this cruise along the Rhine river, you'll have three days to spend in this laid-back and forward-thinking Dutch hotspot, along with stops in Hoorn, Cologne, Koblenz and Frankfurt. You'll spend several...read more

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River Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Amsterdam
River Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Frankfurt
Trip Budget
Budget
Affordable
River Ship
Ship Type
River Ship
River Cruise
Trip Style
River Cruise
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Holland, Germany
Trip Operated By:
U by Uniworld
U by Uniworld
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Trip Code:
UNUCRRF

Itinerary

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1 Amsterdam

Embark. Your adventure begins today.

2 Amsterdam

Included - Dutch Beer or Art

Take your pick between Dutch painters or Dutch beer. On this tour you can see The Night Watch by Rembrandt and other masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum or take a tour of a Dutch brewery.

U+ Excursion - By Water and Wind

Get to know the scenic neighborhood of Zaanse Schans, built along the River Zaan and home to some of the most stunning and historic windmills in Europe. Learn all about the history on a visit to a local museum and the working windmill. This neighborhood is a treasure trove of cute crafts, local shops and the most idyllic scenery you could ever imagine.

U+ Excursion - Canals & Cafes

What better way to explore Amsterdam’s canals than by water? Hop aboard an electric canal boat where, on top of the hundreds of bridges, bicycles, towers and waterways, you will sail along world famous sites like the Red Light District and the Dancing Houses. Stop off at a waterside café for an included drink to top off your introduction to Amsterdam.

U+ Excursion - Amsterdam Old and New

 There’s something for everyone in Amsterdam – and this is your chance to find it. We’ll explore the city by bike, see the sights and talk about Amsterdam’s fascinating history. 

3 Hoorn

Included - Intro to Hoorn

Sightseeing in Hoorn is the perfect way to spend a morning, which is why we’re doing it. Once a key city during the Dutch Golden Age, you’ll get your fill of historical facades, stunning architecture and picturesque harbors.

U+ Excursion - Dutch Cheese Trail

Cheese lovers rejoice! You’re headed to Zeilzicht, a cheese farm that has been operating for over 25 years. See how the famous Dutch cheese is made and get a sampling for yourself .

4 Wesel

Included - Wesel Bike Tour

While razed during WWII, today Wesel is a beautiful contrast of old and new. We’ll bike around town and see harbor installations, Auesee Lake and Willibrord Cathedral.

U+ Excursion - Apple Plantation

Since 1867, the Clostermann family has been growing fruit at Neuhollandshof. Take a tour of their plantation, see how an apple goes from the tree to cider and taste some of their specialties.

5 Cologne, Bonn & Koblenz

Included - Intro To Cologne

Of course, you’ll see the Cathedral but there’s more to this town than that. Get a feel for old town, which is as quaint and colorful as a neighborhood can be, along with some of our favorite spots.

Included - Rhine Rider

While this bike ride isn’t steep, it is long. We’re setting off on a 31-mile bike ride down the Rhine River, seeing plenty of parks and vineyards along the way.

Included Night Out - German Corners

Follow your host on an evening walk through Koblenz, one of the country’s oldest and most beautiful towns. Vineyards, forests and exotic mountain ranges form the backdrop to a town with over 2,000 years of storied history.

U+ Excursion - Cologne In Depth

Treat yourself to the best of this city with samplings of Kölsch beer, Cologne chocolate and the famous perfume, “Eau de Cologne.” You’ll also see famous sights including the Hohenzollern Bridge.

6 Rüdesheim

Included - Hiking Germania Monument & Forest

We’re headed to Niederwalddenkmal, a historic monument sitting above the town. Take in the panoramic views of old town and the shimmering waters of the Rhine as you hike to the top.

Included Night Out - Night at the Castle

Whether you want to feel like royalty or look for ghosts, a night in a medieval castle is the way to do it. We’ll explore Rheinstein Castle, drink some wine in the gardens and learn about its history from the owners.

U+ Excursion - Abbey Wine

For 900 years, the Eberbach Monastery has been making wine – most notably Riesling wine. We’ll take a tour of the Abbey by candlelight and see the historical “Cabinet Cellar,” the cloisters and more while learning about the monastery’s fascinating history.

U+ Excursion - Wine Time

Follow your U Host to RheinWeinWelt, an interactive wine tasting experience. After a short introduction to the 14 wine rooms and wine “slot machines,” you’ll get 10 tokens to take with you. Use your tokens to try samples of different wines of your choosing, each stored in their own tanks with helpful descriptions. Whenever you need a break you can always head back to the main hall where cheese plates and other local treats will be waiting for you.

7 Frankfurt

Included - Intro to Frankfurt

Take to the streets of Frankfurt to explore this dynamic city with your U Host! You’ll see some of the city’s hotspots like the Eiserner Steg, a bridge covered with famous love locks, then Römerberg, the quaint town square walled with photogenic medieval houses. Grab a bite, shop and soak in the local experience before heading to the Frankfurt cathedral. Take pictures and brush up on your history; this iconic landmark is where ten kings were crowned from 1562 to 1792.

Included - Biking Frankfurt

Join your Wellbeing Coach and U Hosts on a bike ride along the beautiful Main river, with a well-deserved pit stop for an Apfelwein or local beer at a cozy river-side bar.

U+ Excursion - Frankfurt on Foot

Follow your U Host into the heart of Frankfurt, a dynamic financial trade city with the most imposing skyline in all of Germany. You’ll head into the heart of the bustling city to catch Kleinmarkthalle, an amazing market hall welcoming 63 vendors in 156 stalls that offer all kinds of fresh food, regional specialties and imported foods. Before hopping over to the Main Tower for a breathtaking view, don’t forget to sample some Ebbelwoi, Frankfurt’s famous cider. It will blow your taste buds away!

U+ Excursion - Heidelberg University With Student Prison

While it has long been closed, Heidelberg University once housed misbehaving students in an on-campus prison for days or weeks at a time. Don’t worry, we won’t lock you in.

8 Frankfurt
Disembark and head off to your next adventure.
1 Amsterdam

Embark. Your adventure begins today.

2 Amsterdam

Included - Dutch Beer or Art

Take your pick between Dutch painters or Dutch beer. On this tour you can see The Night Watch by Rembrandt and other masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum or take a tour of a Dutch brewery.

U+ Excursion - By Water and Wind

Get to know the scenic neighborhood of Zaanse Schans, built along the River Zaan and home to some of the most stunning and historic windmills in Europe. Learn all about the history on a visit to a local museum and the working windmill. This neighborhood is a treasure trove of cute crafts, local shops and the most idyllic scenery you could ever imagine.

U+ Excursion - Canals & Cafes

What better way to explore Amsterdam’s canals than by water? Hop aboard an electric canal boat where, on top of the hundreds of bridges, bicycles, towers and waterways, you will sail along world famous sites like the Red Light District and the Dancing Houses. Stop off at a waterside café for an included drink to top off your introduction to Amsterdam.

U+ Excursion - Amsterdam Old and New

 There’s something for everyone in Amsterdam – and this is your chance to find it. We’ll explore the city by bike, see the sights and talk about Amsterdam’s fascinating history. 

3 Hoorn

Included - Intro to Hoorn

Sightseeing in Hoorn is the perfect way to spend a morning, which is why we’re doing it. Once a key city during the Dutch Golden Age, you’ll get your fill of historical facades, stunning architecture and picturesque harbors.

U+ Excursion - Dutch Cheese Trail

Cheese lovers rejoice! You’re headed to Zeilzicht, a cheese farm that has been operating for over 25 years. See how the famous Dutch cheese is made and get a sampling for yourself .

4 Wesel

Included - Wesel Bike Tour

While razed during WWII, today Wesel is a beautiful contrast of old and new. We’ll bike around town and see harbor installations, Auesee Lake and Willibrord Cathedral.

U+ Excursion - Apple Plantation

Since 1867, the Clostermann family has been growing fruit at Neuhollandshof. Take a tour of their plantation, see how an apple goes from the tree to cider and taste some of their specialties.

5 Cologne, Bonn & Koblenz

Included - Intro To Cologne

Of course, you’ll see the Cathedral but there’s more to this town than that. Get a feel for old town, which is as quaint and colorful as a neighborhood can be, along with some of our favorite spots.

Included - Rhine Rider

While this bike ride isn’t steep, it is long. We’re setting off on a 31-mile bike ride down the Rhine River, seeing plenty of parks and vineyards along the way.

Included Night Out - German Corners

Follow your host on an evening walk through Koblenz, one of the country’s oldest and most beautiful towns. Vineyards, forests and exotic mountain ranges form the backdrop to a town with over 2,000 years of storied history.

U+ Excursion - Cologne In Depth

Treat yourself to the best of this city with samplings of Kölsch beer, Cologne chocolate and the famous perfume, “Eau de Cologne.” You’ll also see famous sights including the Hohenzollern Bridge.

6 Rüdesheim

Included - Hiking Germania Monument & Forest

We’re headed to Niederwalddenkmal, a historic monument sitting above the town. Take in the panoramic views of old town and the shimmering waters of the Rhine as you hike to the top.

Included Night Out - Night at the Castle

Whether you want to feel like royalty or look for ghosts, a night in a medieval castle is the way to do it. We’ll explore Rheinstein Castle, drink some wine in the gardens and learn about its history from the owners.

U+ Excursion - Abbey Wine

For 900 years, the Eberbach Monastery has been making wine – most notably Riesling wine. We’ll take a tour of the Abbey by candlelight and see the historical “Cabinet Cellar,” the cloisters and more while learning about the monastery’s fascinating history.

U+ Excursion - Wine Time

Follow your U Host to RheinWeinWelt, an interactive wine tasting experience. After a short introduction to the 14 wine rooms and wine “slot machines,” you’ll get 10 tokens to take with you. Use your tokens to try samples of different wines of your choosing, each stored in their own tanks with helpful descriptions. Whenever you need a break you can always head back to the main hall where cheese plates and other local treats will be waiting for you.

7 Frankfurt

Included - Intro to Frankfurt

Take to the streets of Frankfurt to explore this dynamic city with your U Host! You’ll see some of the city’s hotspots like the Eiserner Steg, a bridge covered with famous love locks, then Römerberg, the quaint town square walled with photogenic medieval houses. Grab a bite, shop and soak in the local experience before heading to the Frankfurt cathedral. Take pictures and brush up on your history; this iconic landmark is where ten kings were crowned from 1562 to 1792.

Included - Biking Frankfurt

Join your Wellbeing Coach and U Hosts on a bike ride along the beautiful Main river, with a well-deserved pit stop for an Apfelwein or local beer at a cozy river-side bar.

U+ Excursion - Frankfurt on Foot

Follow your U Host into the heart of Frankfurt, a dynamic financial trade city with the most imposing skyline in all of Germany. You’ll head into the heart of the bustling city to catch Kleinmarkthalle, an amazing market hall welcoming 63 vendors in 156 stalls that offer all kinds of fresh food, regional specialties and imported foods. Before hopping over to the Main Tower for a breathtaking view, don’t forget to sample some Ebbelwoi, Frankfurt’s famous cider. It will blow your taste buds away!

U+ Excursion - Heidelberg University With Student Prison

While it has long been closed, Heidelberg University once housed misbehaving students in an on-campus prison for days or weeks at a time. Don’t worry, we won’t lock you in.

8 Frankfurt
Disembark and head off to your next adventure.

U By Uniworld Inclusions

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Cruise Inclusions
  • 3 included meals daily
  • Complimentary happy hour every day
  • 2 dedicated U Hosts
  • Included excursions
  • U+ Optional Excursions (Additional Cost)
  • Local DJ set
Trip Notes
  • Schedules are subject to change. Final day-to-day schedules will be provided in your pre-cruise documents and onboard. Optional U+ excursions are an additional fee and may require a minimum number of participants to operate
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included
Cruise Inclusions
  • 3 included meals daily
  • Complimentary happy hour every day
  • 2 dedicated U Hosts
  • Included excursions
  • U+ Optional Excursions (Additional Cost)
  • Local DJ set
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are based on the 2021 season and are subject to change at full brochure release.
  • Schedules are subject to change. Final day-to-day schedules will be provided in your pre-cruise documents and onboard. Optional U+ excursions are an additional fee and may require a minimum number of participants to operate
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included

Deck Plans

Rooftop (Level 3)

Cabin Types

Studio
Studio  Studio Layout  
  • Includes waterfront views
  • Super comfy Savoir mattress
  • Built-in Bluetooth speakers
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Outlets with a variety of plugs (including USB ports)
  • Ample storage space
  • A personal safe

Deck Plans

Rooftop (Level 3)

Cabin Types

Studio
Studio  Studio Layout  
  • Includes waterfront views
  • Super comfy Savoir mattress
  • Built-in Bluetooth speakers
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Outlets with a variety of plugs (including USB ports)
  • Ample storage space
  • A personal safe

Prices & Dates

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Saturday 17 Jul 2021 Saturday 24 Jul 2021 4,499 per person 126 per person 4,373 per person Enquire
Saturday 14 Aug 2021 Saturday 21 Aug 2021 4,499 per person 126 per person 4,373 per person Enquire
Saturday 11 Sep 2021 Saturday 18 Sep 2021 4,799 per person 135 per person 4,664 per person Enquire
Saturday 09 Oct 2021 Saturday 16 Oct 2021 4,799 per person 135 per person 4,664 per person Enquire
Saturday 17 Jul 2021 Saturday 24 Jul 2021 5,549 per person 157 solo traveller 5,392 solo traveller Enquire
Saturday 14 Aug 2021 Saturday 21 Aug 2021 5,549 per person 157 solo traveller 5,392 solo traveller Enquire
Saturday 11 Sep 2021 Saturday 18 Sep 2021 5,924 per person 169 solo traveller 5,755 solo traveller Enquire
Saturday 09 Oct 2021 Saturday 16 Oct 2021 5,924 per person 169 solo traveller 5,755 solo traveller Enquire
Saturday 21 May 2022 Saturday 28 May 2022 4,899 per person 708 per person 4,191 per person Enquire
Saturday 18 Jun 2022 Saturday 25 Jun 2022 5,199 per person 752 per person 4,447 per person Enquire
Saturday 16 Jul 2022 Saturday 23 Jul 2022 4,899 per person 708 per person 4,191 per person Enquire
Saturday 13 Aug 2022 Saturday 20 Aug 2022 4,899 per person 708 per person 4,191 per person Enquire
Saturday 10 Sep 2022 Saturday 17 Sep 2022 5,199 per person 752 per person 4,447 per person Enquire
Saturday 08 Oct 2022 Saturday 15 Oct 2022 5,199 per person 752 per person 4,447 per person Enquire
Saturday 21 May 2022 Saturday 28 May 2022 6,049 per person 877 solo traveller 5,172 solo traveller Enquire
Saturday 18 Jun 2022 Saturday 25 Jun 2022 6,424 per person 931 solo traveller 5,493 solo traveller Enquire
Saturday 16 Jul 2022 Saturday 23 Jul 2022 6,049 per person 877 solo traveller 5,172 solo traveller Enquire
Saturday 13 Aug 2022 Saturday 20 Aug 2022 6,049 per person 877 solo traveller 5,172 solo traveller Enquire
Saturday 10 Sep 2022 Saturday 17 Sep 2022 6,424 per person 931 solo traveller 5,493 solo traveller Enquire
Saturday 08 Oct 2022 Saturday 15 Oct 2022 6,424 per person 931 solo traveller 5,493 solo traveller Enquire
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