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7 Romance on the Main from Engelhartszell Learn about fairy tales and history without reading a single page. 2019

From Engelhartszell (Passau) to Regensburg, Nuremberg, Bamberg, Würzburg, Wertheim and Frankfurt to Cologne.

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06/01 - 06/08/2019
From € 1.629 Per Person
Premium all inclusive | Cabin A
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City Cruises

In an abbey in Engelhartszell, which is embedded in the gentle hills of the upper Danube valley, the abbots produce a beer that tastes heavenly. This forms the perfect start for a journey on the Main from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. Framed by the medieval gems of Nuremberg and Würzburg, Bamberg is also known as “The Frankish Rome” or “Little Venice”. The town – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – is waiting for you with a wealth of painted façades, tiny lanes and crooked half-timbered houses. Chic Frankfurt offers something completely different: try local specialities such as Handkäs mit Musik (marinated cheese) or grüne Soße (a herby green sauce) while looking out at the city’s shiny glass skyscrapers. On the Main, you can enjoy the best of all eras.

Reiseverlauf Rhine River Cruise, Main River CruiseCornelia Rusch, hotel manager and Dirk Rusch, senior technical officer

International Cruises

We are pleased to offer international cruises on selected cruise ships.

Our international ships on the Rhine/Moselle/Main River are A-ROSA AQUA, FLORA and SILVA.

The official languages on board our international ships are both German and English and the ship announcements and all written information is provided in English. As well, our international ships are accompanied by an "International Host" who is your contact person for our international guests and responsible for making sure that you enjoy your cruise to the fullest.

Romance on the Main from Engelhartszell
Harbour Arrival Departure
1st Engelhartszell (Passau) 1:00 am 5:00 pm
2nd Regensburg 9:00 am 5:00 pm
Reiseverlauf Rhine River Cruise, Main River Cruise Regensburg is a city of outstanding historic significance. The authentically preserved medieval character of the old town allows Regensburg since 2006 to hold the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Other tourist attractions in the city are its churches, architectural monuments, museums and galleries.
3rd Nuremberg 2:00 pm 7:00 pm
Reiseverlauf Rhine River Cruise, Main River Cruise Nuremberg is a lively city of about half a million inhabitants. It is the second largest Bavarian city with a visible history of almost one thousand years. Nuremberg boasts a unique mixture of tradition and modernity. Worth visiting are the traditional markets and the historical main hall. The city is also well known for its famous Christmas Market and gingerbread. 
4th Bamberg 8:00 am 1:00 pm
5th Würzburg 1:00 pm 10:00 pm
Reiseverlauf Rhine River Cruise, Main River Cruise Würzburg is the capital of the government district of Lower Franconia with 122, 000 inhabitants. The city is located on the flat right bank overlooked by the huge Marienberg Fortress surrounded by vineyards. The city and the Marienberg Fortress were occupied and plundered by the Swedish Army in the Thirty Years´ War. But this time of destruction was followed by a “Golden Age” under Prince-Bishop Philipp von Schonborn, who embellished Würzburg with splendid buildings and churches that can still be visited today.
6th Wertheim 9:00 am 6:00 pm
Reiseverlauf Rhine River Cruise, Main River Cruise The town of Wertheim is regarded by the Germans themselves as a small and beautiful town along the Main. It developed on an easily-defended site where the Tauber river joins the Main. Wertheim Castle is the second largest castle ruin in southern Germany. The historical old centre of the city has a great deal to offer, e.g. delightful timber-framed houses and the Gothic town church with the tombs of the Graves of Wertheim.
7th Frankfurt 8:00 am 3:00 pm
Reiseverlauf Rhine River Cruise, Main River Cruise Frankfurt is known for its “Manhattan skyline” with the Messeturm (convention tower) which is the highest building in Europe. The old imperial city is one of the most important trading and economic centres in Germany. Many important banks and the most important stock market are situated in Frankfurt. Frankfurt was the birthplace of J.W. v. Goethe and its many universities, theatre and museums provide a diversified cultural life. 
8th Cologne 6:00 am 1:00 am
Reiseverlauf Rhine River Cruise, Main River Cruise Cologne, the old Cathedral city, is also one of the most important traffic hubs and commercial centres in Germany, with world famous trade fairs and a busy shipping traffic. Cologne developed out of a Roman colony and looks back on a history of more than 2000 years. In the Middle Ages it was one of the leading towns in Germany. The Second World War destroyed most of the inner city; these parts were rebuilt in a modern style. The landmark and emblem of the city is the Cathedral, a masterpiece of High Gothic architecture and one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Other tourist attractions are the town hall, the Malakoff Tower, the St Martin Church and the old abbey.

Your A-ROSA Premium all inclusive:

  • A-ROSA river cruise in the booked cabin category; choose your favourite cabin and cabin number (depending on availability)
  • A-ROSA FullBoardPlus: Breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets, an embarkation snack, as well as teatime
  • On many cruises seasonal additions, such as a light meal or midnight snack
  • High-quality drinks included throughout the day: tea, coffee and coffee specialties, soft drinks, beer, as well as sparkling wine and a selection of wines, cocktails and longdrinks. Also outside of the meal times. Some specialities such as champagne and rarities are excluded and will be charged extra.
  • English speaking tour guide and hotel management
  • Transfer from the train station to the ship and back**; for A-ROSA flight bookings the airport transfer to the ship and back
  • Free cabin water
  • Children (2–15 years) who are accompanied by a parent travel free of charge in the same cabin (limited allotment)*
  • A-ROSA Early Booking Discount for bookings made by 28 FEB or 31 AUG 2018
  • 15% discount on SPA treatments
  • Cabin greeting and farewell present
  • Bathroom products and bath robe in cabin
  • Free use of board facilities (SPA, gym etc.)
  • Daily varied onboard entertainment programme
  • Port charges
  • Free choice of travel date, ship, itinerary, cabin category and cabin number
  • 4% mini group discount (min. 6 guests)
  • Low cancellation fee up to 31 days prior to departure (25 %)
  • No rebooking fees (up to 30 days prior to departure) for the first change
  • And even more benefits and advantages

*at least one parent or adult with parental consent in the cabin, only valid with the "Premium all inclusive" rate and for the cruise portion of the journey
**In Paris and Lyon, the transfer is only included when booking train ticket through A-ROSA.

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    Comfortable cabins

    • Generous cabins: 14,5 to feel good
    • Category C/D: Modern and timeless design and French balcony for a perfect view
    • Category S: affordable and family friendly with sofa bed


    • First-class spa offerings with products from BABOR and ST. BARTH
    • Generous SPA-area
    • Professional trainers
    • Beauty and cosmetic treatments
    • Panorama sauna as well as bio-sanarium
    • Whirlpool on the deck

      Restaurant and Bar

      • Light cuisine, paired with regional specialties and special theme nights
      • A-ROSA Dining - a seated 4-course dinner in a relaxed atmosphere
      • Indoor and outdoor restaurant areas
      • Pleasant atmosphere: no dress code or fixed seating
      • Selected wines and exotic cocktails at the bar, in a stylish atmosphere




      Decks and Cabins


      From various German airports, Vienna or Zurich incl. transfer Airport – Ship – Airport (incl. taxes).

      Flights from € 299 per person


      If you plan your arrival individually, we offer you a parking space in a guarded car park for the length of your cruise.

      Price from € 68 per car (fenced parking lot)
      Price from € 77 per car (roofed parking space)


      Train operated by Deutsche Bahn from all German train stations to Cologne, Regensburg or Engelhartszell.

      You will find the departure point in the respective cruise.

      Train to departure point from € 69 per person (without BahnCard 2nd Class)

      Enquiries and Booking

      PHONE +49 (0) 381 - 202 60 01

      E-Mail: service@a-rosa.de

      Select your travel date

      Departure Date Ship prices from
      06/01/2019 A-ROSA SILVA € 1.629 € 1.629 Check Availability
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      Rhine River Cruise, Main River Cruise

      A-ROSA Premium all inclusive

      • River cruise in the booked cabin category with free choice of cabin number (depending on availability)
      • A-ROSA FullBoardPlus: With breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets and live cooking
      • High-quality drinks included throughout the day
      • Children 15 years old and under travel for free*
      • Early Booking Discount until 28 FEB or 31 AUG 2019
      • 15 % discount on SPA treatments
      • Free use of onboard facilities
      • You can look forward to even more advantages, such as exclusive discounts and free wi-fi!

      *at least one parent or adult with parental consent in the cabin, only valid with the "Premium all inclusive" rate and for the cruise portion of the journey