Christmas and New Yearscruise | Feenstra river cruises

Christmas and New Yearscruise

During this cruise on the luxury ship Antonio Bellucci you will experience the holidays very stylishly. You will celebrate Christmas and New Year in a very special and festive atmosphere. The excellent care on board and the culinary expertise of the chef de cuisine ensure an unforgettable experience.

Friday December 23: Arnhem - Düsseldorf

Boarding takes place between 16.00 and 19.00 in Arnhem. Tonight and the rest of the cruise, the musician will provide a convivial atmosphere on board. During dinner we cast off and set sail for Düsseldorf.

Saturday December 24: Düsseldorf

The festively lit streets in the Altstadt complete the Christmas atmosphere. Today you have enough time to explore the city centre. After dinner, the musician in the lounge will ensure a you have a pleasant Christmas Eve. Later in the evening you can enjoy the midnight buffet on board. Merry Christmas!

Sunday December 25: Düsseldorf - Cologne

After Christmas breakfast we continue our journey to Cologne. Of course, a visit to the imposing Cologne Cathedral should not be missed today. At the end of the afternoon there is a Christmas aperitif in the attractive lounge. The chef de cuisine has incorporated all his culinary delights into the overwhelming Christmas dinner. We appreciate it very much if you bring festive clothing for this special evening.

Monday December 26: Cologne - Bonn

The morning will start with a delicious champagne brunch. In the meantime we sail to Bonn. Several beautiful monuments can be seen in the center of this stately city. The central market square is dominated by the Altes Rathaus painted in pastel colors.

Tuesday December 27: Bonn - Koblenz

After lunch we moor in Koblenz. You can spend the whole afternoon exploring the cosy centre here or take the cable car to the high-lying fortress Ehrenbreitstein. From here you not only have a beautiful view of the city of Koblenz, but also of the Rhine and Moselle.

Wednesday December 28: Koblenz - Mainz

Today we sail through the romantic part of the Rhine. From the ship you have a beautiful view of the various fortresses and castles. We will also pass the famous Lorelei. We arrive in Mainz mid-afternoon. This city on the Rhine has a historic center with many monuments including the Dom and a diversity of Baroque architecture.

Thursday December 29: Mainz - Boppard

Downstream we pass the Lorelei again, after which we moor in the wine town of Boppard at the beginning of the afternoon. The promenade along the water automatically leads you to the small but nice centre.

Friday December 30: Boppard - Andernach

We leave Boppard in the morning and soon we sail past Koblenz. At the point where the Moselle and the Rhine meet, the Deutsche Eck, is the statue of Emperor Wilhelm I. From here it is only a short sail to Andernach. This was once one of the fifty fortifications along the Rhine. Behind the thick city walls we still find many remnants of this time.

Saturday December 31: Andernach - Cologne

We arrive in Cologne in time so that you still have the opportunity to walk through the long shopping streets behind the Dom cathedral. The shops will close at the beginning of the afternoon and everyone is getting ready for a festive New Year's Eve. Tonight we serve a delicious gala dinner. The musician ensures a pleasant evening, while you enjoy delicious appetizers. At midnight, we pop the champagne corks and wish you a good and healthy 2023! With the cathedral lit by fireworks in the background, you will not easily forget this New Year’s Eve.

Sunday January 1: Cologne - Düsseldorf

On this first day of the new year, you can take it easy. A delicious champagne brunch is waiting for you in the restaurant so that you can enjoy your night's sleep a little longer. We calmly sail back to Düsseldorf. Take a refreshing walk on the Rhine promenade or through the Altstadt!

Monday January 2: Düsseldorf - Arnhem

During the night the ship will silently complete the last leg of this stylish cruise. After breakfast we arrive in Arnhem, where we say goodbye to you.

  • Welcome cocktail
  • High Tea
  • 11 days of Christmas spirit
  • Christmas Eve midnight buffet
  • Champagne brunch on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day
  • An exclusive Christmas dinner on Christmas Day & Boxing Day
  • Live entertainment throughout

Antonio Bellucci

The marble floor of the generous entrance, the staircases lit by chandeliers and the tastefully decorated lounge create a special atmosphere that surpasses every expectation.

If you enter the lounge, you will be captivated by the modern interior and the harmonious colour palette. Because of the ceiling and the large windows around the sunlight has free play. If you then take a seat in the lounge, you have a clear view of the landscape that is slowly passing by.

The chic restaurant can be found on the Da Vinci deck. Here again large windows, so you do not have to miss anything of the surroundings. With beautiful weather you naturally want to enjoy on the sun deck. The playful seats, the sun beds and the awnings provide a cosy atmosphere. Exceptional is the terrace for the wheelhouse. Even if the ship sails under an extremely low bridge, you can just stay here. Of course, the Antonio Bellucci has good sauna and fitness facilities. In this space on the Caravaggio deck and in the whirlpool on the sun deck you can also relax or relax during the trip. Finally, there is the Captains-Corner, a stylish second lounge on the stern. Here you can drink a cup of coffee by the fireplace, watch television or read your e-mail on the computer.

More information about the Antonio Bellucci can be found below. If you still have questions after reading this information, please let us know. Our employees are there for you six days a week!

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