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Amsterdam to Switzerland Riverboat Cruise

Apr 2 - Apr 9, 2024

Amsterdam • Cologne • Rhine Gorge • Rüdesheim • Mainz • Heidelberg • Strasbourg • Breisach • Basel

Amsterdam to Switzerland Riverboat Cruise

Apr 2 - Apr 9, 2024

Amsterdam • Cologne • Rhine Gorge • Rüdesheim • Mainz • Heidelberg • Strasbourg • Breisach • Basel

Amsterdam to Switzerland Riverboat Cruise

Apr 2 - Apr 9, 2024

Amsterdam • Cologne • Rhine Gorge • Rüdesheim • Mainz • Heidelberg • Strasbourg • Breisach • Basel

Amsterdam to Switzerland Riverboat Cruise

Apr 2 - Apr 9, 2024

Amsterdam • Cologne • Rhine Gorge • Rüdesheim • Mainz • Heidelberg • Strasbourg • Breisach • Basel

Amsterdam to Switzerland Riverboat Cruise

Apr 2 - Apr 9, 2024

Amsterdam • Cologne • Rhine Gorge • Rüdesheim • Mainz • Heidelberg • Strasbourg • Breisach • Basel


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With Olivia and Avalon, you can enjoy three types of included shore excursion experiences. Classic tours guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. Discovery tours are inspiring and interactive activities (such as cooking classes or painting workshops) that allow you to immerse yourself in each culture you explore. Active tours allow you to embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on-the-go such as a guided jogging tour or biking and hiking.

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Day Description Arrival Departure
Tuesday, April 2, 2024 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Welcome to Amsterdam! Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 2 pm and guests must be on the ship by 5 pm. After check-in, your day in Amsterdam is free to explore at your leisure. You may choose to take a guided optional excursion to Keukenhof Gardens, with more than 7 million tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, as well as other bulbs, planted each year. We overnight in Amsterdam so we invite you to come back on board after your explorations to enjoy your first dinner onboard.
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Wednesday, April 3, 2024 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Canals of Colorful Amsterdam

Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a guided canal cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam’s “Golden Age”. In the afternoon, choose a guided option excursion or take some free time to explore Amsterdam’s colorful streets, canal houses, galleries, and shops.
(B/L/D)

Thursday, April 4, 2024 Cologne, Germany

Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland

Choose from Active, Discovery or Classic tours. With Active, bike ride like the locals in Cologne. With Discovery, take a guided walking tour of Cologne’s important Jewish Heritage sites. Or choose Classic, and enjoy a guided walking tour of Cologne, with its soaring twin-steepled gothic cathedral. Spend free time over a glass of Kölsch pale lager, locally brewed for over 100 years. In the evening, local musicians will join us on board for live entertainment.
(B/L/D)

Friday, April 5, 2024 Rhine Gorge and RĂĽdesheim, Germany

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country

En route to Rüdesheim, sail through the Rhine Gorge (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Take in the breathtaking views of ancient castles perched on cliffs 400 feet above the water, and pass the legendary Rock of the Lorelei, where the mythological siren’s songs lured ill-fated sailors. Choose Active and hike through the picturesque vineyards of Rüdesheim. With a Discovery tour, you’ll take a guided tour of the incredible Mechanical Music Museum, a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience. Enjoy a special Rüdesheim coffee or wine tasting, then explore Drosselgasse and pick up some souvenirs.
(B/L/D)

Saturday, April 6, 2024 Mainz and Heidelberg, Germany

Printing Halls, Castle Walls, and the World’s Biggest Wine Barrel

Today choose from Active or Classic tours. If you’re up for an adventure, choose Active and hike up Philosopher’s Way for an inspiring view of the city below. Or choose one of two Classic offerings—a guided city walk, including a visit to the Gutenberg Museum to see the captivating history of printing or a guided tour to Heidelberg Castle to see the ruins of the magnificent renaissance treasure towering above the city, and its famed Great Vat, the “World’s Largest Wine Barrel”.
(B/L/D)

Sunday, April 7, 2024 Strasbourg, France

A Grand Cathedral and La Petite France

Get active and discover Strasbourg by bike. Or choose Classic and join a city sightseeing tour, including Strasbourg’s gothic, stained-glass cathedral with its celebrated ancient murals and astronomical clock, as well as the magical La Petite France District.
(B/L/D)

Monday, April 8, 2024 Breisach, Germany

German Winemaking and the Beautiful Black Forest

Today is all about Discovery. Choose from two tour options. A full-day guided tour to the magical Black Forest to experience the Vogtsbauernohf open-air museum. You’ll also enjoy a visit to an authentic water mill and see a traditional butter-making demonstration. Or, take a visit to a local winery in Breisach, where you will earn about German winemaking and enjoy a wine tasting.
(B/L/D)

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 Basel, Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland

Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning, prior to the included transfer to Zurich Airport. Flights home from Zurich should be scheduled after 11 am. We will offer a post-cruise vacation stretcher in Zurich and will announce the details approximately 11 months prior to sailing.
(B/L/D)


*Itinerary is subject to change.