AVALON WATERWAYS "ROMANTIC RHINE" Amsterdam to Basel, Switzerland May 14-21, 2024
CRUISE: WAZ 8 Day River Cruise Amsterdam to Basel One of Europe’s most legendary rivers takes you across Germany and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland! This magnificent Rhine River cruise begins in the ever popular, modern city of Amsterdam, Holland. Cruise on its famous canals along the elegant grachten--the best way to see the treasures of this 700-year-old city dating back to the “Golden Age.” Visit Cologne, Germany—a 2,000 year-old city known for its Gothic-style architecture—and see its famous twin-spired cathedral and Old Town with many shops, cafés, and taverns. Cruise Itinerary: Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception
Day 2 Amsterdam:Canal cruise
Day 3 Cologne:Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour or bike with your Adventure Host Day 4 Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim: Cruise through the scenic Rhine Gorge with breathtaking views of ancient castles, towering cliffs, and the legendary Rock of the Lorelei; visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim or hike in the vineyards with your Adventure Host
Day 5 Mainz. Excursion to Heidelberg: Choice of guided walk in Mainz with a visit to the Gutenberg Museum, or a guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat, or walk the Philosophers’ Way with your Adventure Host
Day 6 Strasbourg: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit the La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral or bike with your Adventure Host
Day 7 Breisach: Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or visit to a local winery in Breisach
Day 8 Basel (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning
Cruise Rates and Other Information: Avalon EXPRESSION Available cabins and rates are as follows: (per person) Verandah A-deck 3, $5,536.00 Verandah B-deck 3, $5,486.00 French Balcony D, deck 2, $4,336.00 Standard Cabin E, deck 1, $4,137.00 Note: Spend an extra night in Basel, post-cruise, at just $163.00 per person, double Rates are per person, includes taxes and fees, prepaid gratuities. Airfare to/from AMS and Zurich is additional and not included in the fare.
Travel protection is encouraged at $359.00 per person, additional. Additional promotions may be applied at time of booking.
Deposits: $500.00 per person due at booking ,subject to availability. Full payment due by February 13, 2024. Other cruise dates are available, so please inquire.
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