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Embrace your Christmas spirit with a voyage down the Rhine at the height of Europe’s most magical season. Beginning in Switzerland, visit the charming storybook towns nestled along the Rhine River in France and Germany, visiting some of the region’s most beautiful Christmas markets. With a full ship charter of the luxe Amadeus Cara, only you and your fellow Inspirato members will be on board, enjoying special, curated programming throughout.
From Zurich, Switzerland, to Cologne, Germany, this journey will take you to some of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Europe. Breathe in the scent of roasted almonds and gingerbread with a steaming mug of glühwein to keep you warm as you peruse stalls offering handcrafted gifts from local artisans, tying up your holiday shopping with unique gifts your loved ones will adore.
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Visit the world-famous Christmas markets of Switzerland, France, and Germany. You’ll complete your holiday shopping lists with one-of-a-kind, handcrafted gifts made by local artisans.
Immerse yourself in the classic holiday traditions of the Rhine River Valley, with special excursions to experience the culinary, musical, and storytelling and learn more about the region.
Experience the magic of Christmastime in Switzerland with a one-night stay in Zurich before embarkation. You’ll be transferred directly from our partner hotel to Strasbourg, France, to board the ship.
Cruise on board the luxurious Amadeus Cara and its deluxe cabins and suites. Enjoy all-inclusive shore excursions, food prepared from the finest and freshest ingredients, as well as unlimited beverages on board including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffees, tea, and mineral water.
Inspirato has fully chartered the Amadeus Cara—only Inspirato members and their guests will be on board. can experience all the Rhine has to offer alongside one another this holiday season.
Enjoy exclusive Inspirato Only activities and special touches throughout our journey along the Rhine River, all designed by our in-house team specifically with Inspirato members in mind.
Included in your cruise fare is one night pre-cruise in Zurich, Switzerland at The Dolder Grand Hotel. There will also be a preferred hotel partner at the conclusion of the voyage in Cologne, Germany. Inspirato will be able to offer additional nights at preferred rates for those looking to extend their stay on either side.
We will offer a selection of pre- and post-cruise day tour options in Zurich and in Cologne. For those members looking to continue exploring, our Bespoke team can create custom pre- and post-cruise extensions. Those will be announced approximately six months prior to embarkation. Visit the Inspirato Bespoke webpage to request more information.