Visit all the highlights of the legendary Rhine in just 8 days. Experience the lush landscape of the Black Forest region and encounter multicultural Strasbourg in France. In Germany, see the charming castles commanding the riverbanks as you sail by, and tour both the ruins of Heidelberg Castle and Marksburg Castle. Admire Cologne, the jewel of the Rhine, with its awe-inspiring Dom. Also, take part in the inviting nightlife, in Rudesheim's Drosselgasse and explore Holland's famous windmills and waterworks.
1 Basel We meet you at the Basel airport
& take you to your ship*, free time
2 Breisach Black Forest scenery tour with clock-making
demonstration or optional Black Forest
hike & farm visit
3 Strasbourg Walking tour featuring Strasbourg Cathedral
or optional Taste the Best of Alsace Tour
4 Heidelberg Walking tour featuring Heidelberg Castle
& free time
Rudesheim Evening at leisure to stroll the Drosselgasse
5 Rhine River Cruise the Middle Rhine, a UNESCO Site
6 Cologne Walking tour & Gothic Cathedral visit; free time
or optional Beer Culture Dinner Tour
7 Kinderdijk Tour Kinderdijk windmills, a UNESCO Site
8 Amsterdam Transfer from port to the Amsterdam
8 day cruise with 6 guided tours in 4 countries
2 NIGHTS - FROM $649 PER PERSON
Explore this traditional Swiss town along the banks of Lake Lucerne with its dramatic Alpine backdrop. See the 14th-century Chapel Bridge, baroque churches and medieval Old Town. Encounter local culture in the cafes and shops, or travel to the summit of Mt. Titlis for extraordinary views.
PRE & POST EXCURSIONS
DAY DESTINATION ACTIVITIES
2 NIGHTS - FROM $549 PER PERSON
Visit world-renowned museums including the Van Gogh Museum or the Rijksmuseum, featuring works by the Dutch Masters. Two nights at the Movenpick Hotel (or similiar), daily breakfasts, walking tour and the hotel/ship transfers are included along with the services of a dedicated Viking host.