European River Cruises

Enchanting Rhine - Amsterdam to Basel (euec08)

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Cruise Name: Enchanting Rhine - Amsterdam to Basel

Days: 8

Start: Amsterdam Finish: Basel

Cruise Operator: APT

Cruise Code: euec08

Countries Visited: Holland, Germany, France, Switzerland

Euro River Cruise Itinerary
Price from
AU $5,293 pp
Start Date
Brochure Price
Our Price
10 May 2018
AU $5,495
AU $5,293
05 Jul 2018
AU $5,495
AU $5,293
Day
Description
1

Amsterdam, Embark Ship

Arrive in Amsterdam and transfer to your ship. Stay Seven Nights: an Aria River Ship

2

Amsterdam

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.

3

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.

4

Cochem, Koblenz

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.

5

Rudesheim

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.

6

Speyer

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.

7

Breisach

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.

8

Basel, Disembark Ship

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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