Enchanting Rhine - Amsterdam to Basel (euec08)
Cruise Name: Enchanting Rhine - Amsterdam to Basel
Start: Amsterdam Finish: Basel
Cruise Operator: APT
Cruise Code: euec08
Countries Visited: Holland, Germany, France, Switzerland
AU $5,293 pp
Amsterdam, Embark Ship
Arrive in Amsterdam and transfer to your ship. Stay Seven Nights: an Aria River Ship
Choose your sightseeing, then tonight, enjoy a Gala Welcome Dinner. Freedom of Choice: Take a canal cruise, visit Zaanse Schans, visit the beautiful Keukenhof Gardens during select spring departures or take in an onboard cooking presentation.
Cologne, Bonn, Andernach
Enter Germany and cruise into Cologne. Freedom of Choice: Tour the historic city centre, sample some local beers and snacks on a walking tour, or enjoy a guided bike ride. Signature Experiences: Rejoin your ship in Bonn, then arrive in Andernach and enjoy an exclusive visit to Namedy Castle for dinner.
Choose your sightseeing. Back on board, take in the scenery as you cruise through the Moselle Valley. After dinner, perhaps disembark in Koblenz for a stroll. Freedom of Choice: In Cochem, set off on a walking tour that includes Cochem Castle. Or take a guided bike ride along the Moselle River.
Enjoy your preferred sightseeing. Freedom of Choice: Choose from a visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, or sample delightful Rhine Valley wines on board your ship.
This morning, you may like to explore the sights of or simply relax while you make the most of your time at leisure. Re-boarding your ship, enjoy yet another dinner that showcases outstanding European cuisine, accompanied by regional wines. Signature Experiences: This afternoon, be greeted by the friendly locals of and learn about their culture and day-to-day lives as you are welcomed into their homes for a delightful afternoon tea.
Later today after your sightseeing activity, your ship departs for Switzerland. Freedom of Choice: Perhaps tour the Black Forest region. Stop in Triberg, once the home of Josef Keller, the inventor of Black Forest cake, before exploring the Black Forest Open-Air Museum. Alternatively, you may prefer to visit the medieval French city of Colmar in the Alsace wine region for a tour, followed by a visit to a wine cellar for a tasting. Otherwise, take in 's stunning landscapes with a bike ride through the Rheinau woods.
Basel, Disembark Ship
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.