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Romantic Rhine with 1 Night in Amsterdam, Mount Pilatus, 1 Night in Lucerne & 3 Nights in Lake Como (Southbound)

Summary:

One of Europe’s most legendary waterways—the Rhine River—takes you across Germany and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland! Begin your Romantic Rhine vacation your way with an overnight stay in Amsterdam! Join us for an off-the-beaten-path guided w...

Duration
13 Days
Countries
5
Next Departure
04-Oct-2024
Starting at
USD 5,257.00
USD 5,007.00
Price per day
USD 385.00

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  • Dates and Details
  • Ship Route
  • Map, Destinations
  • Avalon
Operator
Avalon Waterways
Ship
Panorama, Vista
Tour
Romantic Rhine with 1 Night in Amsterdam, Mount Pilatus, 1 Night in Lucerne & 3 Nights in Lake Como (Southbound)

Summary

One of Europe’s most legendary waterways—the Rhine River—takes you across Germany and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland! Begin your Romantic Rhine vacation your way with an overnight stay in Amsterdam! Join us for an off-the-beaten-path guided walking tour through its cobblestone streets before embarking on your Suite Ship®. Explore this 700-year-old city on an Amsterdam canal cruise along the elegant grachten lined with homes dating back to the city’s “Golden Age.”

Visit Cologne, Germany—a 2,000 year-old city known for its Gothic-style architecture—to see its famous twin-spired cathedral and Old Town with many shops, cafés, and taverns. Pass through the dramatic Rhine Gorge—the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. In the charming wine town of Rüdesheim, visit the unique Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Continue your Rhine River cruise to Mainz for a guided walk and visit to the captivating Gutenberg Museum, or take an excursion to Heidelberg to visit the ruins of its red-walled castle. In Strasbourg, France, marvel at the red-sandstone Gothic-style cathedral with ancient murals and fascinating astronomical clock. Also, stroll through the lovely La Petite France district with its quaint shops, delightful bistros, and peaceful waterfront promenade. Visit Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivaled natural beauty—best known for Black Forest ham, cherry cake, and the cuckoo clock.

Disembark your river cruise ship in Basel and continue your vacation in Lucerne and Lake Como. Begin with a special excursion up Mount Pilatus for spectacular Swiss Alpine panoramas and take a guided walking tour to explore lovely Lucerne. Transfer by motorcoach to Como and enjoy a stop and sightseeing on the way in Lugano. In Como an included guided walking tour features the charming historic district, the Gothic-style Town Hall, and the impressive Duomo. Enjoy a relaxing boat ride on Lake Como to renowned Bellagio with its centuries-old buildings, cobblestone lanes, and charming shops. In your free time, you might like to travel to fashionable Milan, or ride the funicular to the village of Brunate. The perfect end to your magnificent vacation!

Map: Romantic Rhine with 1 Night in Amsterdam, Mount Pilatus, 1 Night in Lucerne & 3 Nights in Lake Como (Southbound) (Avalon)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1.
Amsterdam, Holland
Day 2.
Amsterdam, Holland (Embarkation)
Day 3.
Amsterdam
Day 4.
Cologne, Germany
Day 5.
Rüdesheim
Day 6.
Mainz. Excursion To Heidelberg
Day 7.
Strasbourg, France
Day 8.
Breisach, Germany. Excursion To Black Forest
Day 9.
Basel, Switzerland (Disembarkation)–Mount Pilatus
Day 10.
Lucerne–Lake Como, Italy
Day 11.
Lake Como
Day 12.
Lake Como
Day 13.
Lake Como

Travel Countries (5): France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland

Ports of call (14): Amsterdam, Basel, Breisach, Colmar, Cologne, Como, Heidelberg, Keukenhof, Lucerne, Lugano, Mainz, Milan, Rüdesheim, Strasbourg

Ship Information

Ship Name
Panorama
Ship Type
River Cruise Ship

Travel Package

 

Coming from

 

Going to

Cruise...

Amsterdam

Arrow Going To

Como

River CruisesThis 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 and activities can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

Tour Variations

Romantic Rhine (Southbound)

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Romantic Rhine (Northbound)

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