Crystal Cruises

Legendary Rhine

Luxury Rhine River Cruise from Basel to Amsterdam

Begin Journey

Follow the romantic Rhine through quaint villages in Germany, Switzerland and Netherlands to explore Gothic cathedrals and imposing fortresses; stroll Rüdesheim's famous Drosselgasse and savor a locally produced pinot noir at a wine tavern.

Crystal Bach Past Sailing

Select itinerary view:
Map
List
Print Itinerary

Crystal Bach


Enjoy picturesque views from a Panoramic Balcony-window aboard this all-suite ship featuring the largest standard accommodations in river cruising. Savor Michelin-inspired cuisine, exceptional service and discover Europe's best sites.

Discover your home at sea

SUITES & FARES

There is a place where luxury is comfortable, where simplicity is elegant, and where supreme indulgence creates a sense of well-being. Here, day breaks with enchanting views, and night falls into a dreamy slumber in your beautifully spacious suite.


View Deck Plan

Two-bedroom Suites

Welcoming up to five guests with two connecting suites joined by a private entry vestibule, the premier suites aboard Crystal Bach feature a spacious living and dining area with ambient-lit, carved marble fireplace, custom bar and separate powder room. A suite-wide triple Panoramic Balcony-window accentuates the two full bedrooms and en suite bathrooms.

crystal-river-two-bedroom-suite-room-class
Compare Two-bedroom Suites (sf./m2) Cruise Fare Your Crystal Savings Your Exclusive Fares
Tour Two-Bedroom Crystal Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (CS)
  • 759 sf 70.5 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $21,920 £17,970 US$21,920 $21,920 Your Crystal Savings $2,540 £2,080 US$2,540 $2,540 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability

Penthouses

Crystal Bach’s two Penthouses welcome up to three guests with separate living and dining area complete with ambient-lit fireplace, custom bar and millwork and a host of high-tech amenities. Enjoy a king-size bed, spacious walk-in closet and lavish bathroom, and suite-wide double Panoramic Balcony-window.

crystal-river-penthouses-room-class
Compare Penthouses (sf./m2) Cruise Fare Your Crystal Savings Your Exclusive Fares
Tour One-Bedroom Crystal Penthouse with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (CP)
  • 506 sf 47 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $14,535 £11,915 US$14,535 $14,535 Your Crystal Savings $1,430 £1,175 US$1,430 $1,430 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability

Suites

The largest standard suites in all of European river cruising, these accommodations feature king-size beds (convertible to twins) facing Panoramic Balcony-windows, walk-in closets, gorgeous bathrooms with double vanity sinks and glass-enclosed showers, a host of high-tech amenities and Crystal’s acclaimed butler service.

crystal-river-suites-room-class
Compare Suites (sf./m2) Cruise Fare Your Crystal Savings Your Exclusive Fares
Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S1)
  • 253 sf 23.5 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $8,265 £6,775 US$8,265 $8,265 Your Crystal Savings $490 £400 US$490 $490 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability
Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S2)
  • 253 sf 23.5 m2 Deck 2
Cruise Fare $7,475 £6,125 US$7,475 $7,475 Your Crystal Savings $370 £305 US$370 $370 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability
Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S3)
  • 237 sf 22 m2 Deck 2
Cruise Fare $6,930 £5,680 US$6,930 $6,930 Your Crystal Savings $290 £235 US$290 $290 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability
Tour Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S4)
  • 188 sf 17.5 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $6,125 £5,020 US$6,125 $6,125 Your Crystal Savings $0 £0 US$0 $0 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability
Tour Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S5)
  • 188 sf 17.5 m2 Deck 2
Cruise Fare $5,860 £4,805 US$5,860 $5,860 Your Crystal Savings $0 £0 US$0 $0 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability

Onboard

Extraordinary personal attention, butler service for every suite and superb, farm-to-table cuisine. An unparalleled standard of all-inclusive amenities is complemented by the most generous collection of inclusive excursions ashore. This is Crystal River Cruises.


View Entertainment Programs

SIX-STAR SERVICE

With the highest staff-to-guest ratio among all European river lines, and professionals chosen for the expertise and friendly demeanor, our genuine hospitality sets the stage for a journey beyond compare.

SIX-STAR SERVICE

SAVOR THE EXTRAORDINARY

Cuisine transcends mere excellence and enters the sublime. Menus of Michelin-level envy are sourced with the freshest ingredients and paired with the finest wines. Every meal is a celebration of the ever-changing riverscape.

See the Space
SAVOR THE EXTRAORDINARY
Waterside

Tantalizing, tempting and incredibly fresh.

Discover more
Bistro Bach

Viennese-inspired café; made to order and to-go.

Discover more
The Vintage Room

Complimentary wine tastings; optional wine dinners.

Discover more
The Pantry

Cravings satisfied, any time of day.

Discover more
24-hour In-suite Dining

The ultimate indulgence.

Discover more

ENCLAVES OF ELEGANCE

There is a place where luxury is comfortable, where simplicity is elegant, and where supreme indulgence creates a sense of well-being. Here, day breaks with enchanting views, and night falls into a dreamy slumber in your beautifully spacious suite.

See the Space
ENCLAVES OF ELEGANCE
Two-Bedroom Crystal Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window (CS)

Your ultimate home on the rivers of Europe.

Discover more
Crystal Penthouse with Panoramic Balcony-window (CP)

True luxury.

Discover more
Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window (S1, S2)

Your home in the heart of Europe.

Discover more
Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window (S3)

Sophisticated luxury.

Discover more
Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window (S4, S5)

The perfect interlude.

Discover more

THE RHYTHM OF THE RIVER

The Crystal River Experience showcases the wonder of each destination with cultured insight. Enjoy immersive exploration ashore aligned with enriching pursuits on board, inviting you to come and go from your ship at your leisure.

See the Space
THE RHYTHM OF THE RIVER
PALM COURT

The social heart of the ship.

Discover more
VISTA BAR

Scenic, spectacular and serene.

Discover more
VISTA DECK

Picturesque riverscapes always in view.

Discover more

SERENITY & CALM

The Crystal Life Spa finds a natural home on the rivers of Europe, as do complimentary yoga classes on deck, fitness centers and swimming pools on every ship.

See the Space
SERENITY & CALM
Crystal Life Spa

Full service, and fully pampering.

Discover more
Crystal Life Fitness

Invigorate your travels.

Discover more

MORE REWARDING

Crystal Society membership entitles you to a world of exclusive benefits. You automatically become a member of Crystal Society when you complete your first full-fare cruise.

MORE REWARDING

DESTINATION DISCOVERIES™

From active or relaxing to adventurous or enriching, our inclusive and optional Destination Discoveries offer you a world of choice. Plus, Crystal is the only river cruise line that allows you to select your shoreside experiences in advance, before you arrive to the ship.

Filters

Apply

Sorry, no shore excursions match your criteria.

Clear Filters

Hotels and Land Packages

Enrich your voyage with a curated Crystal Hotel Program or Extended Land Experience. Stay in premier hotels or add a unique journey to the beginning or end of your cruise.

Pre-Cruise

Premier Hotel & Land Programs in Basel

The Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois

The likes of Empress Michiko of Japan, James Joyce and Pablo Picasso have stayed at the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois, or The Three Kings, no doubt treated like royalty as they luxuriated in the comforts of one of the oldest city hotels in Europe. This stunningly situated hotel is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, Swiss Historic Hotels and Swiss Deluxe Hotels — the most exclusive 5-star hotels in Switzerland.

Discover More
hotel

Prague Discovery - 3 Nights

Known as the “City of a Hundred Spires,” Prague rivals Paris in terms of beauty, history and culture. Discover its storied past and present as a 2000 European Capital of Culture on this 3–night pre or post–cruise Crystal Adventures Land Program.

Discover More
land

Meet Me in Zurich - 2 Nights

Snowy mountain peaks, Old World splendor and a sophisticated vibe are yours to discover in picturesque Zurich, where lake and river meet, with the Alps as backdrop. You’ll find this culturally dynamic city is a treasure to explore. Walk the cobbled lanes of Old Town to marvel at ancient Grossmünster church, with its grand twin towers. Discover fashion, art and local specialties on the city’s famed shopping boulevard. Along the serene Limmat, lined by medieval guild houses, stroll and reflect on Zurich, where history and beauty meet you with a warm embrace.

Discover More
land

Post Cruise

Premier Hotel & Land Programs in Amsterdam

Waldorf Astoria

Just steps away from Rembrandt Square in the center of stunning Amsterdam, the 5-star Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is comprised of six exquisite 17th-century palaces located on the famed Herengracht Canal. The historic hotel features a remarkable 18th century grand staircase, Guerlain Spa, the elegant, international cuisine of Goldfinch Brasserie and Spectrum restaurants, and personal Concierge service provided to each guest.

Discover More
hotel

Intercontinental Amstel Amsterdam

With a commanding presence on the Amstel River, this superior five-star hotel is revered as “The Grand Dutch Residence,” embracing the charm and heritage of the city. Both the Royal Carré theatre and Hermitage Amsterdam museum are within walking distance, while the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Concertgebouw, Anne Frank House and more are a quick taxi or saloon boat ride away.

Discover More
hotel

You'll Always Have Paris - 3 Nights

Embrace the joie de vivre of the City of Light as you explore the most iconic Parisian sites and stories. From the gilded rooms and gardens of Versailles to the enchanting Champs Elysées, your journey is filled to the brim with monumental beauty. Toast Champagne in the light of the Eiffel Tower, learn the legends of Notre Dame and Saint Germain, and take your palate on an indulgent tour of the city’s famed culinary arts with exclusive dining experiences. The epic history and extraordinary landmarks of Paris will come to life as the city captures your heart.

Discover More
land