From Basel to Amsterdam : The Treasures of the Celebrated Rhine River

BCA_AIPP - 9 days from $2,841

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BASEL - BREISACH - STRASBOURG - MAINZ - KOBLENZ - COLOGNE - DÜSSELDORF - AMSTERDAM

DAY 1: BASEL

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner.

DAY 2: BASEL - SCHAFFHAUSEN - BASEL

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Basel.
This afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Discover the Rhine Falls, among the most spectacular sites to visit in Switzerland.
DISCOVERY: Hike around and mini-cruise to the foot of the Rhine Falls.
Enjoy an evening of dancing before our ship departs towards Breisach.

DAY 3: BREISACH

Enjoy time at leisure in Breisach, a city along the Rhine. The romanesque St Stephansmünster cathedral overlooks this lovely German town with a European feel.
This afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Colmar and the Unterlinden Museum.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour of the Kaiserstuhl, a range of hills perfect for cycling amateurs. Our tour will take us through exceptional landscapes, orchards, small medieval villages and along the Rhine.
Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

DAY 4: BREISACH - STRASBOURG

We'll arrive in Strasbourg early this afternoon. Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of the European capital.
DISCOVERY: Bird's eye view of Strasbourg from the top of the cathedral.
Enjoy an evening of dancing as our ship starts sailing towards Mainz.

DAY 5: MAINZ - KOBLENZ

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Mainz and the Gutenberg Museum (closed on Mondays.)
DISCOVERY: Touring the Rhineland vineyards.
We'll return on board and cruise up the most beautiful part of the Rhine River towards Koblenz, passing numerous castles as well as the infamous Lorelei Rock along the way. This evening, join our hostess for a tour of the city.

DAY 6: KOBLENZ - COLOGNE - DÜSSELDORF

We'll depart for Cologne, reaching it later this morning. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Cologne on foot. Our tour will allow you to wonder at the majestic cathedral, the old town as well as the famous Fragrance Museum (exterior only.) Enjoy time at leisure in the city before we head back to the ship in Düsseldorf by coach. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner. 

DAY 7: DÜSSELDORF - XANTEN - NIJMEGEN - AMSTERDAM

Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of the open-air museum in Arnhem. Meanwhile, our ship cruises towards Nijmegen where we'll board it again after our tour. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

DAY 8: AMSTERDAM

This morning, join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided panoramic tour of Amsterdam and visit to a diamond merchant's.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour of Amsterdam in search of its most secret and unique locations.
In the afternoon, until May 13th 2018, join us on an excursion for both packages: Visit the Keukenhof Gardens(1).
From May 21st 2018 onwards, join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Haarlem.
DISCOVERY: Guided bike tour of Haarlem all the way to the sand dunes along the Flower Route.

DAY 9: AMSTERDAM

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.  

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary. (1) In 2018, the Keukenhof Gardens will be open from March 22nd to May 21st. Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.
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Port-to-port cruise, no transfers included

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