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The Rhine & Moselle with 2 Nights in Lucerne (Northbound)

Summary:

Your European vacation begins with a 2 night stay in Lucerne, Switzerland. Enjoy a guided walking tour, in-cluding the Lion Monument, Old Town, Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower, Jesuit Church, and an excursion to Mount Pilatus.

Your cruise on the Rh...

Duration
13 Days
Countries
4
Next Departure
23-Aug-2024
Starting at
USD 6,048.00
USD 5,548.00
Price per day
USD 427.00

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  • Dates and Details
  • Ship Route
  • Map, Destinations
  • Avalon
Operator
Avalon Waterways
Ship
Imagery II, Tranquility II
Tour
The Rhine & Moselle with 2 Nights in Lucerne (Northbound)

Summary

Your European vacation begins with a 2 night stay in Lucerne, Switzerland. Enjoy a guided walking tour, in-cluding the Lion Monument, Old Town, Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower, Jesuit Church, and an excursion to Mount Pilatus.

Your cruise on the Rhine and Moselle Rivers begins in Basel, Switzerland, to explore extraordinary cities in Germany and France, as well as Holland’s capital of Amsterdam. At the foot of Kaiserstuhl Mountain on the French-German border sits Breisach—the gateway to Germany’s beautiful Black Forest. Continue your river cruise to Strasbourg, France, where a local expert will show you the red-sandstone Gothic-style cathedral with ancient murals and its fascinating astronomical clock. Visit the ruins of Heidelberg Castle, towering magnificently over the city, then sail for the charming Rhine Valley wine town of Rüdesheim.

Cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge for the most beautiful view of the Rhine River, and see ancient castles standing majestically on cliffs 400 feet above the water. Visit Koblenz, strategically located at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers, before coming to the charming wine village of Bernkastel. Here, you’ll go on a guided walk and taste some of the famed Moselle wines! Visit a medieval castle, then sail back into the Rhine and explore the magnificent city of Cologne, Germany, which spans both sides of the Rhine River. Your river cruise vacation ends in marvelous Amsterdam. Take in the sights on a canal cruise through the elegant Grachten lined with stately homes dating back to the city’s “Golden Age.”

Map: The Rhine & Moselle with 2 Nights in Lucerne (Northbound) (Avalon)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1.
Lucerne, Switzerland
Day 2.
Lucerne
Day 3.
Lucerne–Mount Pilatus–Basel (Embarkation)
Day 4.
Breisach, Germany. Excursion To Black Forest
Day 5.
Strasbourg, France
Day 6.
Ludwigshafen, Germany. Excursion To Heidelberg
Day 7.
Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge
Day 8.
Bernkastel
Day 9.
Grevenmacher. Excursion To Luxembourg
Day 10.
Cochem
Day 11.
Cologne
Day 12.
Amsterdam, Holland
Day 13.
Amsterdam (Disembarkation)

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

Ports of call (13): Amsterdam, Basel, Breisach, Cochem, Colmar, Cologne, Heidelberg, Keukenhof, Koblenz, Lucerne, Rüdesheim, Strasbourg, Trier

Ship Information

Ship Name
Imagery II
Ship Type
River Cruise Ship

Travel Package

 

Coming from

 

Going to

Cruise...

Lucerne

Arrow Going To

Amsterdam

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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