Crystal River Cruises Announces 2023 Deployment

Crystal River Cruises announces the full 2023 deployment of its fleet with reservations open 18MAY 2021. There will be 190 voyages ranging from five- to 17-nights, visiting Germany, Hungary, Austria, Slovakia, Netherlands, Belgium, France, and Switzerland, as well as southeastern Europe destinations in Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia.

“We are seeing tremendous demand for our 2022 deployment as the pent-up desire for global travel increases and we have announced 2023 now to give luxury travelers even more options to plan their future vacations,” said Walter Littlejohn, senior vice president and managing director of Crystal River Cruises.

Crystal River Cruises will be sailing its Rhine Class ships: the Crystal Bach, Crystal Debussy, Crystal Mahler, Crystal Ravel, and the Crystal Mozart. The seven-night cruises will return, offering travellers 150 cruise options including the Danube and Rhine itineraries and 10-night journeys of the Rhine and Moselle river valleys as well as special holiday sailings featuring New Year’s Eve celebrations in Vienna, Budapest and Amsterdam.

When reservations for Crystal River Cruises’ 2023 voyages open 18MAY 2021, travelers will benefit from 2-for-1 cruise fares from USD $2,799 per guest and up to $2,000 Book Now Savings per guest, ensuring the best fares available for those who plan ahead and book early.

The comprehensive roster of Crystal River Cruises’ 2023 itineraries include:

Rhine River

Legendary Rhine

  • Crystal Bach and Crystal Debussy (APR-NOV), Crystal Mahler (JUN, AUG, NOV), 7 nights, Basel to Amsterdam
    • Basel, Switzerland; Strasbourg, France; Mannheim, Rüdesheim, Koblenz (overnight), Cologne, Germany; Amsterdam, Netherlands (overnight).

Romantic Rhine

  • Crystal Bach (APR-NOV), Crystal Debussy (MAR-NOV), Crystal Mahler (JUN, AUG, OCT, NOV), 7 nights, Amsterdam to Basel
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands (overnight); Cologne, Koblenz (overnight), Rüdesheim and Mannheim, Germany; sailing the Middle Rhine Valley and Lorelei; Strasbourg, France; Basel, Switzerland.

Tulips & Windmills

  • Crystal Bach (APR), Crystal Mahler (MAR-APR), 7 nights, Amsterdam Roundtrip
  • Beginning and ending with overnights in Amsterdam, Netherlands; calling in Hoorn, Kinderdijk, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Antwerp, Ghent, Belgium; Middelburg, Netherlands.

Splendors of the Rhine & Moselle (Northbound and Southbound)

  • Crystal Mahler (APR-MAY, JUL-OCT plus NOV-DEC Christmas Market Cruises), 10 nights between Amsterdam and Basel
    • Basel, Switzerland; Strasbourg, France (overnight on Southbound); Mannheim (overnight on Northbound), Rüdesheim, Koblenz, Cochem, Trier, Bernkastel (overnight on Northbound), Cologne, Germany; Amsterdam, Netherlands (overnight).

Rhine & Moselle Summer Escapes (Northbound and Southbound)

  • Crystal Mahler (JUN), 5 nights between Amsterdam and Trier
    • Trier (overnight on Northbound), Bernkastel, Cochem, Cologne, Germany; Amsterdam, Netherlands (overnight on Southbound).

Danube River

Danube Serenade (Eastbound and Westbound)

  • Crystal Mozart (MAR-NOV), 7 nights between Vienna and Budapest
  • Vienna (overnight), Dürnstein, Melk, Linz, Krems, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary (overnight).

Treasures of Southeast Europe (Northbound and Southbound)

  • Crystal Ravel (MAY), 7 nights between Giurgiu and Budapest
  • Giurgiu, Romania (overnight); Vidin, Bulgaria (overnight on Southbound); Iron Gates cruising; Belgrade and Novi Sad (overnight on Southbound), Serbia; Vukovar, Croatia; Mohacs and Budapest, Hungary (overnight on Southbound).

Delightful Danube (Northbound and Southbound)

  • Crystal Ravel (MAR-NOV), 7 nights between Budapest and Vilshofen
  • Budapest, Hungary (overnight); Bratislava, Slovakia; Vienna (overnight), Dürnstein, Melk, Linz, Austria; sailing the Wachau Valley; Passau and Vilshofen, Germany. Southbound does not call in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Danube Discovery (Northbound and Southbound)

  • Crystal Ravel (APR-MAY), 5 nights between Vienna and Vilshofen
  • Vienna (overnight), Melk, Grein (maiden call), Linz (overnight on Southbound), Austria; Passau and Vilshofen, Germany.

Holiday Sailings

NEW Dutch & Belgian Christmas Markets

  • Crystal Bach (10DEC), 7 nights, Amsterdam Roundtrip
  • Amsterdam and Dordrecht, Netherlands; Brussels, Ghent, Antwerp, Belgium; Rotterdam, Netherlands.

NEW Christmas Splendors of the Rhine & Moselle (Northbound and Southbound)

  • Crystal Mahler (27NOV, 07DEC, 17DEC) 10 nights between Amsterdam and Basel
  • Basel, Switzerland; Strasbourg, France (overnight on Southbound); Mannheim (overnight on Northbound), Rüdesheim, Lorelei cruising on Southbound, Koblenz, Cochem, Trier, Bernkastel (overnight on Northbound), Cologne, Germany; Amsterdam, Netherlands (overnight).

Danube Christmas Dreams

  • Crystal Mozart (25NOV), 7 nights, Budapest to Vienna
  • Budapest, Hungary (overnight); Bratislava, Slovakia; Dürnstein, Melk, Linz, Krems, Vienna (overnight), Austria.

Danube Christmas Markets

  • Crystal Mozart (02DEC, 12DEC), 10 nights, Vienna Roundtrip
  • Beginning and ending with overnights in Vienna, calling in Melk, Linz, Austria (overnight); Passau (overnight), Vilshofen, Germany; Krems, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia.

Delightful Danube Christmas (Northbound and Southbound)

  • Crystal Ravel (25NOV, 02DEC, 09DEC, 16DEC), 7 nights between Budapest and Vilshofen
  • Budapest, Hungary (overnight); Bratislava, Slovakia; Vienna (overnight), Dürnstein, Melk, Linz, Austria; Passau and Vilshofen, Germany. Southbound does not call in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Christmas Time on the Rhine (Northbound and Southbound)

  • Crystal Bach (26NOV, 03DEC), Crystal Debussy (25NOV, 02DEC, 09DEC, 16DEC), 7 nights between Basel and Amsterdam
  • Basel, Switzerland; Strasbourg, France; Mannheim, Rüdesheim, Koblenz (overnight), Cologne, Germany; Amsterdam, Netherlands (overnight).

Holidays on the Rhine

  • Crystal Debussy (23DEC), 10 nights, Basel to Amsterdam
  • Basel, Switzerland; Strasbourg, France (overnight); Mannheim (overnight), Rüdesheim, Koblenz, Cochem, Trier, Bernkastel, Cologne, Germany; Amsterdam, Netherlands (two overnights including New Year’s Eve).

 

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