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Arosa Silva

Mini Cruise Romance on the Rhine (5 Days)

The A-Rosa Silva is a luxury river cruising vessel that offers a great selection of itineraries. She is a beautiful and sophisticated ship with health and wellbeing at the forefront of the ships facilities. Offering an organic spa, relaxation area, gym and area for massage and beauty. For guests that wish to partake in more active facilities, a giant chess board, shovelboard, pool and putting green can be found onboard. In the restaurant you can enjoy some beautiful freshly prepared, low-fat Mediterranean cuisine. There are two pricing programs available with this ship and applicable itineraries: Premium All Inclusive and Basic Rate. All our pricing shown here is for the 'All Inclusive Program'. This is a bi-lingual ship with information provided in both English and German, and an international cruise host on board.** Children (2 - 15 years) travel free of charge, if cabin is shared with at least one adult. Please contact us for more information.





Embark the ship in Cologne.

Day 1: Cologne

Arrive in Cologne and board the A-Rosa Silva this afternoon. Settle into your cabin and explore the range of amenities before setting sail at around 4pm. Enjoy your first dinner on board as the ship makes her way towards Worms.

Day 2: Worms - Mannheim

In the afternoon the ship arrives at Worms, a cathedral town on the banks of the River Rhine and one of the oldest towns in Germany. It is a noted centre of the wine trade and industry. The ships continues onto Mannheim situated on the river Neckar.

Day 3: Strasbourg

Late morning the ship arrives in Strasbourg. Capital of the Alsace and a European metropolis with many research-, educational- and cultural institutions; it is also the seat of the European Council of Ministers. Explore the narrow alleys in the medieval Old Town lined with beautiful examples of half timbered houses and discover the weaving canals in Petit France.

Day 4: Mainz - Loreley and Middle Rhine Valley

Spend the morning in the historic old town of Mainz, a former Electoral residence, seat of an Archbishop and also the city of Gutenberg. The city is a focal point of the western end of the Rhine-Main economic region. Points of interest are the St Martin and St Stephen cathedrals, the castle of Mainz and the Gutenberg Museum. The ship then sails through the UNESCO World Heritage region of Loreley and the Middle Rhine Valley. The area boasts breathtaking panoramic views and an incredible wealth of fairytale- like castles and palaces overlooking vineyard and medieval villages.

Day 5: Cologne

Your Mini Rhine Cruise comes to an end this morning as you disembark in Cologne after a final breakfast on board.


Disembark the ship in Cologne.


  • 4 Nights' accommodation on board the A-Rosa Silva
  • Full board during the cruise
  • High quality drinks included all day long
  • Harbour fees
  • Bottle of water (1 bottle 0,5 l per guest and day)
  • Comprehensive entertainment programme
  • Free onboard WiFi
  • Bathroom products and bath robe in cabin
  • 15% discount on SPA treatments


  • International transportation
  • Transfers to and from the ship
  • Optional excursions (these tours will be offered in German and English and the cost of the tour is dependent on the number of participants booking the tour in any given language)
  • Visas (where required)
  • Personal travel and medical insurance

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