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Grand Gastronomic Cruise on the Rhine 2019

4 days with CroisiEurope   Rating: First Class

Itinerary
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DAY 1 STRASBOURG - RHINAU
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 3:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. This afternoon will be spent cruising.
 
Typical dinner menu
  • Goose foie gras with a truffle glaze and a Sauternes wine jelly
  • Brown crab tiramisu
  • Orloff quail aumônière with a truffle and foie gras "Périgourdine" sauce
  • Selection of cheeses with Espelette jelly (Bouton de Culotte, Sainte-Maure cendré, goat cheese with spices)
  • "Tanzanian amber" with caramel and roasted peanuts
DAY 2 RHINAU - BREISACH
The morning will be spent cruising. After lunch, join us for an excursion on the Wine Route. We'll return on board in the early evening. For dinner, we will have the pleasure of introducing you to one of the greatest stars of French cuisine: Marc Haeberlin (1) of the Auberge de l'Ill in Illhaeusern. A master of fine cooking, he will prepare a surprise dinner as only he can for you to enjoy on board the ship.
 
DAY 3 BREISACH - STRASBOURG
We will have the great privilege of welcoming another personality known throughout the world of wine: Serge Dubs (1), the best sommelier in the world in 1989. He will provide explanations while you taste* a variety of wines. In the afternoon, our ship will sail towards Strasbourg, reaching it in the evening. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.
 
Typical dinner menu
  • Sautéed duck liver with plums and Rouge d'Ottrott wine
  • Crawfish lasagna, creamy lobster soup with a Parmesan crumble
  • Lamb tournedos with flageolet beans stuffing in a pastry case of herbs, artichoke puree, cooking juice spiced with Ras el Hanout 
  • Saint-Marcellin cheese refined with truffles
  • Mango surprise with fromage blanc, jasmine tea molten center and "ivory" coulis
DAY 4 STRASBOURG
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
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All This Included
Enthusiasts of fine dining and wine, embark on a cruise with Marc Haeberlin(1), a 3-star awarded French chef in the Michelin guide since 1967, and Serge Dubs(1), in turn best sommelier of Alsace, France, from Europe and the World from 1974 to 1989. CroisiEurope takes you on the Rhine for a journey that will tickle your taste buds.
  • All meals included
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
Highlights
  • Discover the cuisine of Marc Haeberlin and wines with Serge Dubs, the best sommelier in the world
Accommodations
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Léonard de Vinci
Notes
  • Cabin upgrades are available. 
  • For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.
  • (1) If the chef and/or sommelier scheduled for this cruise are not able to respect this commitment, they each guarantee to choose a distinguished replacement.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go Travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.