English language flag
 
USD currency flag
 

Romantic Rhine Author Cruise with Diana Gabaldon (Northbound)

 
Romantic Rhine Author Cruise with Diana Gabaldon (Northbound) (Avalon Waterways)

Summary: One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this winter wonderland journey along the Rhine River, which starts in Switzerland with stops in France, Germany, and Holland! Each town is decorated with festive lights with the strains of Christmas caro...

Duration
8 Days
Countries
4
Next Departure
07-Nov-2020
Starting at
USD 2,899.00
USD 1,899.00
Price per day
USD 237.00
Favorites
 

  • Overview
  • Details
  • Ship Details
  • Gallery
  • Avalon Waterways
Operator
Avalon Waterways
Ship
Panorama, Vista, Expression, Artistry II
Tour
Romantic Rhine Author Cruise with Diana Gabaldon (Northbound)

Summary

One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this winter wonderland journey along the Rhine River, which starts in Switzerland with stops in France, Germany, and Holland! Each town is decorated with festive lights with the strains of Christmas carols the air. Board your vessel in Basel, Switzerland, then head for Breisach, Germany, the gateway to the Black Forest, an area of unrivalled natural beauty, best known for Black Forest ham, cherry cake, and the cuckoo clock. Here’s your first chance to explore a Christmas market offering many traditional items. Continue your river cruise to Strasbourg, France, where you’ll visit the red-sandstone gothic cathedral with ancient murals and fascinating astronomical clock. Strasbourg is home to one of the oldest and finest Christmas markets in Europe and its centerpiece is a giant Christmas tree. Visit the ruins of Heidelberg’s castle, towering magnificently over the city, and watch the skaters on the ice rink below, and Mainz for a guided walk and visit the captivating Gutenberg Museum. Next up is the charming wine town of Rüdesheim, and unique Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. You’re sure to be enthralled by the life-size figures of Europe’s largest nativity scene on the Market Square. Pass through the dramatic views of the Rhine Gorge before arriving in Cologne—your last stop in Germany. Here, you’ll explore the 2,000-year-old city known for its gothic architecture and famous twin-spired cathedral. Wander through the Christmas market, try some traditional Lebkuchen and get some inner warmth with a cup of Glühwein.

As an extra celebration of this wonderful Rhine river cruise, spend time in Holland’s popular, modern capital of Amsterdam. The best way to see the treasures of this 700-year-old city is on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten lined with homes dating back to the city’s “Golden Age.”

Visited Countries (4): France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland

Ports of call (8): Amsterdam, Basel, Breisach, Cologne, Heidelberg, Mainz, Rüdesheim, Strasbourg

Summary

One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this winter wonderland journey along the Rhine River, which starts in Switzerland with stops in France, Germany, and Holland! Each town is decorated with festive lights with the strains of Christmas carols the air. Board your vessel in Basel, Switzerland, then head for Breisach, Germany, the gateway to the Black Forest, an area of unrivalled natural beauty, best known for Black Forest ham, cherry cake, and the cuckoo clock. Here’s your first chance to explore a Christmas market offering many traditional items. Continue your river cruise to Strasbourg, France, where you’ll visit the red-sandstone gothic cathedral with ancient murals and fascinating astronomical clock. Strasbourg is home to one of the oldest and finest Christmas markets in Europe and its centerpiece is a giant Christmas tree. Visit the ruins of Heidelberg’s castle, towering magnificently over the city, and watch the skaters on the ice rink below, and Mainz for a guided walk and visit the captivating Gutenberg Museum. Next up is the charming wine town of Rüdesheim, and unique Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. You’re sure to be enthralled by the life-size figures of Europe’s largest nativity scene on the Market Square. Pass through the dramatic views of the Rhine Gorge before arriving in Cologne—your last stop in Germany. Here, you’ll explore the 2,000-year-old city known for its gothic architecture and famous twin-spired cathedral. Wander through the Christmas market, try some traditional Lebkuchen and get some inner warmth with a cup of Glühwein.

As an extra celebration of this wonderful Rhine river cruise, spend time in Holland’s popular, modern capital of Amsterdam. The best way to see the treasures of this 700-year-old city is on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten lined with homes dating back to the city’s “Golden Age.”

Short Itinerary

Visited Countries (4): France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland

Ports of call (8): Amsterdam, Basel, Breisach, Cologne, Heidelberg, Mainz, Rüdesheim, Strasbourg

 


Ship Information
Ship Name
Panorama
Ship Type
River Cruiser
 

This is an Organised River Cruise: you will eat and sleep on-board of the ship. The cruise operator set the itinerary, the destinations, duration and departure dates as well as the price per cabin type/deck. Excursions can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.


Tour Variations

Romantic Rhine (Southbound) (8 Days)
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this delightful winter journey along the Rhine River, which takes you across Germany—and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland! This magnificent river cruise begins in the ever popular, modern city...
 
Next Departure: 04-Nov-2020
Starting at: USD 2,899.00
Romantic Rhine with Mount Pilatus, 1 Night in Lucerne & 3 Nights in Lake Como (Southbound) (12 Days)
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this delightful winter journey along the Rhine River, which takes you across Germany—and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland! This magnificent river cruise begins in the ever popular, modern city...
 
Next Departure: 04-Nov-2020
Starting at: USD 4,721.00
Romantic Rhine with 2 Nights in Lucerne (Southbound) (10 Days)
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this delightful winter journey along the Rhine River, which takes you across Germany—and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland! This magnificent river cruise begins in the ever popular, modern city...
 
Next Departure: 04-Nov-2020
Starting at: USD 3,828.00
Romantic Rhine with Mount Pilatus, 1 Night in Lucerne, 3 Nights in Lake Como & 2 Nights in Milan (Southbound) (14 Days)
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this delightful winter journey along the Rhine River, which takes you across Germany—and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland! This magnificent river cruise begins in the ever popular, modern city...
 
Next Departure: 04-Nov-2020
Starting at: USD 5,048.00
Romantic Rhine with 2 Nights in Innsbruck & Oberammergau (13 Days)
#B#Oberammergau Passion Play Postponement#/B# The 42nd Oberammergau Passion Play performances are postponed until 2022. For travelers affected by this postponement, Avalon has enacted a policy to enable all guests with 2020 Oberammergau bookings the oppor...
 
Next Departure: 04-Jun-2022
Starting at: USD 6,410.00
Romantic Rhine Author Cruise with Diana Gabaldon with 3 nights in Paris & 3 nights in London (Northbound) (14 Days)
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this winter wonderland journey along the Rhine River, which starts in Switzerland with stops in France, Germany, and Holland! Each town is festively lit and decorated and strains of Christmas carols fill...
 
Next Departure: 07-Nov-2020
Starting at: USD 4,976.00
Romantic Rhine Author Cruise w/Diana Gabaldon & 2 Nights in Lucerne, 2 Nights in Paris & 2 Nights in London (Northbound) (14 Days)
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this special winter voyage along the Rhine River. Enjoy glowing Christmas markets on your European river cruise across Germany, and touching in Holland, France, and Switzerland! You’ll start your Europea...
 
Next Departure: 05-Nov-2020
Starting at: USD 5,481.00
Romantic Rhine Author Cruise with Diana Gabaldon and 2 Nights in Lucerne (Northbound) (10 Days)
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this winter wonderland journey along the Rhine River, which starts in Switzerland with stops in France, Germany, and Holland! Each town is festively lit and decorated and strains of Christmas carols fill...
 
Next Departure: 05-Nov-2020
Starting at: USD 3,828.00
Romantic Rhine Author Cruise with Diana Gabaldon and 2 Nights in Paris & 2 Nights in London (Northbound) (12 Days)
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this winter wonderland journey along the Rhine River, which starts in Switzerland with stops in France, Germany, and Holland! Each town is festively lit and decorated and strains of Christmas carols fill...
 
Next Departure: 07-Nov-2020
Starting at: USD 4,552.00
Romantic Rhine Author Cruise with Diana Gabaldon with 2 nights in Lucerne, 2 nights in Paris & 2 nights in London (14 Days)
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this special winter voyage along the Rhine River. Enjoy glowing Christmas markets on your European river cruise across Germany, and touching in Holland, France, and Switzerland! Your European vacation be...
 
Next Departure: 05-Nov-2020
Starting at: USD 5,481.00
Romantic Rhine Author Cruise with Diana Gabaldon with 2 nights in Lucerne (10 Days)
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this winter wonderland journey along the Rhine River, which starts in Switzerland with stops in France, Germany, and Holland! Each town is festively decorated with lights and strains of Christmas carols ...
 
Next Departure: 05-Nov-2020
Starting at: USD 3,828.00
Romantic Rhine Author Cruise with Diana Gabaldon with 2 nights in Paris & 2 nights in London (12 Days)
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this winter wonderland journey along the Rhine River, which starts in Switzerland with stops in France, Germany, and Holland! Each town is decorated with festive lights amid strains of Christmas carols f...
 
Next Departure: 07-Nov-2020
Starting at: USD 4,552.00

ToursOnTheWeb
  • Find interesting destinations per country or region
  • Search, download and share tours and cruises that start at home or at your destination
  • Compare operators, itineraries, dates and prices to find the best tour for you, whether budget, comfort or pure luxury
  • Click on a simple button to view the tour at the Operator website for more information or online booking
  • Book at the tour operator directly, without middle men, without additional Terms & Conditions
Similar Cruises
Alluring Amsterdam & Vienna (2020) - Vienna to Amsterdam (Uniworld Boutique River Cruises)

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
Alluring Amsterdam & Vienna (2020) - Vienna to Amsterdam (15 Days)

Rhineland and Dutch Christmas (Croisi Europe)

Croisi Europe
Rhineland and Dutch Christmas (5 Days)

Rolling on the Rhine (2020) - Amsterdam to Frankfurt (U By Uniworld)

U By Uniworld
Rolling on the Rhine (2020) - Amsterdam to Frankfurt (8 Days)