Date
Jun 24, 2022 - Jul 2, 2022
Trip Type
By River

Group Size: Up to 30 guests
Price: To be announced
Co-sponsored with: To be announced

Activity Level
3

Trip Overview

Join a seven-night Moselle cruise aboard the newly renovated Princesse Royal to experience the historical, architectural, and cultural treasures of Germany, Luxembourg, and France. Lined with storybook castles, magnificent churches, natural wonders, and colorful villages, the landscapes along the river Moselle are magical in their beauty. Once inhabited by the ancient Romans, the region boasts splendid ruins and a rich wine heritage dating back more than 2,000 years. On this marvelous river voyage, step off to admire hilltop castles, magnificent mosaics in a Roman villa, stately cathedrals, and other postcard-worthy sites in the company of local historians. Along the way, enjoy private tours and tastings at picturesque vineyards and wine cooperatives, where you will sample the region's highly acclaimed local vintages, known for their intense fruity notes and high acidity. You will never forget this leisurely river voyage along the beautiful Moselle, which will excite all the senses. Conclude in France, where a highlight will be a special tour of the spellbinding Cathedrale Saint Etienne de Metz, the third-largest Gothic church in the country.

Schedule by Day

  • June 24: Departure
  • June 25: Cochem, Germany / Embark Princesse Royal
  • June 26: Zell
  • June 27: Bernkastel-Kues
  • June 28: Newmagen / Schweich / Trier
  • June 29: Saarburg
  • June 30: Reimich, Luxembourg
  • July 1: Schengen / Thionville, France
  • July 2: Metz / Disembark / Return

Pricing

  • To be Announced

Accommodations

  • Seven nights aboard Princesse Royal 

Extensions

  •  To be announced

What to Expect

Activity Level 3

Busy pacing may include multiple hotel changes plus internal flights or long drives. May involve exposure to the outdoors, full days of touring, and walking up to two hours.

Study Leader(s)

To be announced

Mode of Travel

The Princesse Royal sails under Dutch flag and features sixteen cabins. The hull of the Princesse Royal was originally constructed as a seagoing sailing vessel: this explains the unique shape of the ship. But the vessel was then converted to become a passenger barge for inland waterways.

For More Information

Please email haatravels@harvard.edu or call our office at 800-422-1636 or 617-496-0806.