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Romantic Rhine (Southbound)

Summary:

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 elegan...

Duration
8 Days
Countries
4
Next Departure
22-Jun-2024
Starting at
USD 3,299.00
USD 2,799.00
Price per day
USD 350.00

  • Overview
  • Dates and Details
  • Ship Route
  • Map, Destinations
  • Avalon
Operator
Avalon Waterways
Ship
Envision, Expression, Impression, Panorama, Tranquility II, View, Vista
Tour
Romantic Rhine (Southbound)

Summary

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.

Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge—offering the most beautiful view of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. Cruise to the charming wine town of Rüdesheim and 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. Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest. Here, find unrivaled natural beauty in the area best known for Black Forest ham, cherry cake, and the cuckoo clock.

Map: Romantic Rhine (Southbound) (Avalon)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1.
Amsterdam, Holland (Embarkation)
Day 2.
Amsterdam
Day 3.
Cologne, Germany
Day 4.
Rhine Gorge–Rüdesheim
Day 5.
Mainz. Excursion To Heidelberg
Day 6.
Strasbourg, France
Day 7.
Breisach, Germany. Excursion To Black Forest
Day 8.
Basel, Switzerland (Disembarkation)

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

Ports of call (11): Amsterdam, Basel, Breisach, Colmar, Cologne, Heidelberg, Keukenhof, Mainz, Rüdesheim, Strasbourg, Zurich

Ship Information

Ship Name
Envision
Ship Type
River Cruise Ship

Travel Package

 

Coming from

 

Going to

Cruise...

Amsterdam

Arrow Going To

Zurich

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.

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