River cruise on the Rhine : one of the most legendary rivers in Europe awaits you on this exciting journey from Switzerland through France , Germany and the Netherlands ! Climb aboard your Avalon ship in Basel and sail to Breisach , at the foot of Mount Kaiserstuhl on the Franco-German border. Here you will find the gateway to the Black Forest , an area of unparalleled natural beauty, known for its ham, cherry pie and cuckoo clocks. Continue your river cruise to Strasbourg , France, and admire its Gothic cathedral and fascinating astronomical clock. Stroll through the charming La Petite France neighborhood with its quaint shops, delightful bistros and tranquil riverside. Visit the ruins of Heidelberg Castle, which towers beautifully over the city. Stop in Mainz for a guided walk and a visit to the fascinating Gutenberg Museum . Cruise to the charming wine town of Rüdesheim and visit the unique Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments. Drive through the spectacular Rhine Gorge , where ancient castles stand on cliffs overlooking the water. The last stop in Germany is Cologne , a 2,000-year-old city known for its Gothic architecture and famous two-spired cathedral. Your cruise destination is picturesque and modern Amsterdam . The best way to see the treasures of this magnificent city is by taking a boat cruise along the canals. Spend free time discovering world-famous museums and numerous restaurants in the vibrant and modern capital of Holland.
EMBARKATION BASEL / DISEMBARKATION AMSTERDAM
June 29, 2021
July 27, 2021
07 September 2021
Welcome to Switzerland. Your Suite Ship® is ready to welcome you on board.
Enjoy dinner at the Panorama Restaurant and explore the ship during the first evening on board.
Navigation to Breisach.
After breakfast, you have the opportunity to choose an excursion to the magical Black Forest, discover the Vogtsbauernohf open-air museum, visit an authentic water mill and attend a traditional butter-making demonstration. Alternatively, you can visit the Badischer Winzerkeller winery, the largest German wine producer in Europe. Learn the ins and outs of German wine production in the Baden vineyards and savor a wine tasting. Or you can choose to join an optional guided excursion to visit the charming village of Colmar, with its medieval and early Renaissance buildings.
Return on board for entertainment activities.
Navigation to Strasbourg.
After breakfast, with our Italian-speaking local guides, we leave for a guided tour to discover the city that will take you to admire the beauties of the city, including the Gothic cathedral, with its ancient stained glass murals and the astronomical clock, as well as the magical La Petite France district. You can also choose to join an optional guided excursion to the historic Maginot Line, the pre-World War II fortifications designed to protect France's eastern border, or visit the Alsace wine region today.
Alternatively, take some free time in Strasbourg to visit a museum or stroll through the city center.
Free afternoon ashore or relax on board.
After breakfast and according to the estimated time of arrival, join your Avalon Adventure Host for an excursion that will take you along the "Path of the Philosophers" from which you can enjoy a magnificent view of the city below. Or you can take a guided excursion to Heidelberg Castle to admire the ruins of this magnificent Renaissance treasure, which overlooks the city with its famous Great Vat, the "largest wine barrel in the world"
Alternatively, enjoy a guided city walk, including a visit to the Gutenberg Museum to discover the fascinating history of printing.
Live onboard entertainment in the evening.
Dinner moored in Mainz.
After breakfast and according to arrival time, the day includes a visit to the museum of mechanical musical instruments for a unique experience of its kind; at the end of the visit a small taste of a local specialty. Or join your Avalon Adventure Host for a hike through Rüdesheim's picturesque vineyards.
In the afternoon, relax on the Sky Deck as you sail through the spectacular Rhine Gorge. See ancient castles overlooking the sea and the legendary Lorelei Rock, from where the mythological mermaid sang songs to lure hapless sailors.
KOBLENZA: 2000 years of monumental history. Enjoy free time to explore Koblenz before a relaxing evening on board with dinner and live entertainment.
Dinner on board. The ship remains moored in Koblenz overnight.
After breakfast, disembark in Cologne to spend a beautiful day walking with our guide through the streets of the city and you will be able to admire its unmissable places, including the old city and its majestic Gothic cathedral characterized by its two bell tower. Or you can choose a walking tour to discover Cologne's important Jewish heritage sites.
Spend the remaining free time over a glass of Kölsch lager beer, which has been brewed locally for over 100 years!
Dinner, relaxation on board and entertainment.
Today is a day dedicated to the canal cruise by boat to explore the beauties of Amsterdam from a unique perspective, unparalleled views of centuries-old architectural pearls, charming houses overlooking the canals and important monuments. An optional guided excursion to Zaanse Schans is also available to admire the historic windmills and characteristic Dutch houses.
Dinner on board moored in Amsterdam.
After breakfast, disembark. Transfer to the airport and end of the cruise.
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Escursioni e attività incluse progettate per un’ampia varietà di esperienze, a bordo e a terra. Scegli la classica visita guidata con una guida locale esperta per scoprire dentro e fuori luoghi iconici e destinazioni. Vivi l’autenticità di culture e tradizioni locali. Immergiti nell’ambiente circostante attraverso attività coinvolgenti e indimenticabili. Ogni giorno è un’avventura da vivere!
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Guide locali esperte svelano storia e patrimonio delle attrazioni locali, con informazioni privilegiate e aneddoti affascinanti di location “imperdibili”.
Esperienze stimolanti e interattive, dalla partecipazione pratica alla cucina e all’arte, alle emozionanti esibizioni di musica e danza. Esperienze locali per ispirare la creatività, catturare la curiosità e soddisfare la voglia di imparare cose nuove.
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