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    With its castles, historic towns and terraced vineyards, so beautiful is the Upper Middle Rhine Valley the entire region is a treasured UNESCO site, notable for its breathtaking Rhine Gorge and iconic Lorelei Rock. Follow the Rhine and Moselle rivers to explore world-class cities and scenic villages in Belgium, Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland.

    Crystal River Cruises completely re-imagines the very notion of river cruising with the most luxurious, spacious, state-of-the-art river yachts, marrying the award-winning amenities of the all-inclusive Crystal Experience® with the nuanced exclusivity of river travel. With unmatched space and luxury, the river yachts of Crystal® boast butler service for every suite, superb cuisine, and expertly curated itineraries with an abundance of overnight stays and Crystal Complimentary Adventures® ashore in every port of call.


  • All-suite, butler-serviced accommodations
  • All gratuities, shipboard and shoreside
  • Michelin-inspired, farm-to-table dining
  • Unlimited fine wines, champagnes, premium spirits, and beers
  • Welcome bottle of champagne and two bottles of wine in-suite
  • Unlimited soft drinks and bottled water in-suite
  • The Pantry: 24-hour self-service venue offering specialty coffees, teas, wines and nonalcoholic beverages
  • 24-hour room service with options available from Waterside Restaurant
  • 24-hour complimentary, unlimited Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Onboard entertainment and enrichment
  • Daily yoga and fitness classes
  • Daily choice of electronic international newspapers
  • Complimentary self-service guest laundry
  • Extensive selection of inclusive shoreside experiences
  • Complimentary use of eBikes in select destinations
  • Complimentary airport transfers between the airport and the river ship on days of embarkation and disembarkation

Activities on Crystal Bach

Crystal Adventures shore excursions offer unparalleled options for truly personalized discovery. Every Crystal River Cruise™ will feature a choice of at least two guided Crystal Adventures shore excursions featuring cultural, soft and active options in every port, led by a local English speaking guide, via luxury coaches with complimentary personal headsets.

FITNESS: Crystal River Cruises’ fitness areas include state-of-the-art gym equipment. Complimentary fitness and paid fitness programs are also available.

Dining / Food on Crystal Bach

    The Crystal River Cruises™ culinary experience celebrates dining with lavish culinary presentations of Michelin Star-level will be enjoyed in an elegant dining room and several more intimate dining areas. • A la carte and breakfast offerings • Waterside market • Open seating dining • Crystal Casual dress code • European-sourced and trained chefs and hotel staff

Entertainment on Crystal Bach

    ENTERTAINMENT: Crystal River ships feature engaging piano bar and cabaret-like performances under the guidance of our Onboard Entertainer. In addition, when the ship is in port late or overnight, top-rated local entertainers are invited to perform onboard. As part of our enrichment series of lecturers, local historians and noted professors are invited to come aboard and share insights in both cultural and contemporary topics. Please note: casino gambling is not offered on river ships in Europe.

    ENRICHMENT: Bridging ship and shore, life on a Crystal River cruise is designed to showcase the wonder of each region — every iconic city and every charming village — on a very personalized level, allowing each guest to curate their own journey of discovery. Destination-rich itineraries are carefully designed to provide immersive exploration ashore aligned with enriching pursuits on board, inviting you to come and go from your ship at your leisure, depending on the length of stay in each fascinating destination.

  • Palm Court, the social hub of each ship, hosted by experienced, well-traveled bartenders
  • Engaging piano bar and cabaret-like performances, under the guidance of our Onboard Entertainer
  • Visiting high-caliber local entertainers ranging from a trio of violinists or jazz artists to tenors singing operettas or soloists performing favorites
  • Local historians and noted professors share insight, both cultural and contemporary
  • A “pop-up” Vista Bar on the open-air top deck of each ship — another Crystal exclusive — perfect for cocktails, conversation and scenic views
  • Scenic river cruising days feature sommelier-hosted wine tastings, chef-led culinary classes and destination enrichment lectures
  • Personalized selection of daily international newspapers available via in-suite iPad
  • Crystal on Broadway – On select voyages Multi-Tony Award®-winning Broadway producer Kevin McCollum, one of the most prolific stage producers, brings talented cast members and creative experts from some of theatre’s premiere shows to Crystal River Cruises’ Palm Court
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Crystal Bach Fast Facts
Maiden Voyage 2017
Ship Class Rhine Class
Length 442 ft.
Beam 37.5 ft.
Number of Crew 68
Passenger Decks 4
Total Accommodations 106
Suites 53
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