TUI to Launch Beer and Wine Themed Trips as Part of River Cruise Program
The beer and wine-themed cruises are part of a range of river vacations unveiled by the UK’s largest tour operator.
TUI River Cruises will offer a series of themed itineraries lasting from four to seven days on the Rhine.
Winter crossings on 155 berths TUI Maya offers onboard events, food and drink, guest speakers, and shore excursions.
A seven-night wine cruise on the Rhine departs from Frankfurt on October 31 and includes seven ports of call Rudesheim, Boppard, Koblenz, Speyer, Breisach and Mainz, all of Germany, and Strasbourg, France.
Passengers will be able to choose from nine shore-based wine tours, including a visit to a vineyard and winery that has produced bottles since 1846 and a half-day excursion to taste Alsatian wines in the town of ‘Obernai.
There’s also a shorter four-night version of the Wine on the Rhine route, departing November 20. Three shore excursions will be offered to passengers of the mini Wine on the Rhine.
A beer-themed cruise – called Rhine & Stein – will start in Frankfurt and include ports in Germany and the Netherlands. It will include tastings and brewery tours.
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A six-night Rhine dancing trip is also scheduled to depart Frankfurt on November 7 with stops in Rudeshieim, Boppard, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Bonn and Koblenz, Germany.
Dance lessons will be included in the entertainment program on board.
The cruises will be part of the winter program which also includes six Christmas and New Year itineraries running from late October to January 2022.