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Active & Discovery On The Rhine (Northbound) on Avalon Expression

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Explore the Rhine River your way on Avalon Active & Discovery river cruise. Choose included classic sightseeing, Active excursions, or Discovery activities in culture and cuisine. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or an art lover, you’ll find the Avalon Choice® inclusions that speak to you! Visit the Chocolate Museum in Cologne, take a guided culinary walk in Düsseldorf, and taste regional wines in Eltville. In Koblenz, take a cable-car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for magnificent views of the surrounding area. Aboard your Avalon Suite Ship®, you’ll pass through the magnificent Rhine Gorge and enjoy specialty dishes while cruising. Your Rhine River cruise ends in Amsterdam for a day full of activities. See the colorful streets and row house doors of Amsterdam your way-from a relaxing canal cruise to a leisurely biking tour-all at your pace! Choose a painting class to recreate the masterpieces of Dutch artists. Join us for a Rhine River cruise like no other, with more freedom to cruise your way.

Included Features:

Day 1 Basel (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Breisach. Excursion to Black Forest: Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or e-bike tour in the Black Forest or visit to a local winery

Day 3 Strasbourg: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral or culinary walk, or hike along the river

Day 4 Mainz. Excursion to Heidelberg: Choice of guided tour of Heidelberg Castle with tasting of local specialties, see the Great Vat, or a hike up Philosophers’ Way, or beer tour; private reception at Rheinstein Castle

Day 5 Rhine Gorge–Koblenz: Cruise through the scenic Rhine Gorge with breathtaking views of ancient castles, towering cliffs, and the legendary Rock of the Lorelei; choice of Koblenz walking tour and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress with cable car ride, or Volcano Tour experience, or e-biking tour in the vineyards; classic concert

Day 6 Düsseldorf: Choice of guided city sightseeing, or biking tour, or culinary tour

Day 7 Amsterdam: Choice of painting class, or kayak tour, or canal cruise

Day 8 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning

About Avalon Expression
About Avalon Waterways
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Discover the world along its great rivers and legendary waterways. Avalon’s state-of-the-art Europe and Asia fleets feature our award-winning Suite Ships®, with the largest staterooms, widest views, the most modern amenities, included shore excursions, and more. Cruise through South America, India, and Egypt in relaxed luxury with Avalon. It’s the only time we approve of letting the world pass you by!
Aug 08, 2023 through
Aug 15, 2023
Aug 4, 2023 7:00 PM
7 Nights from
$2,849.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes discount: $750.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
7417164
Jun 27, 2023 through
Jul 04, 2023
Jun 23, 2023 7:00 PM
7 Nights from
$2,949.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes discount: $750.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
7417183
Sep 19, 2023 through
Sep 26, 2023
Sep 15, 2023 7:00 PM
7 Nights from
$3,499.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes discount: $500.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
7417166
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Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.