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Active & Discovery on the Rhine

7 nights Active & Discovery on the Rhine Cruise from $6923 per person share twin
in a Cat A Stateroom
flights are additional
Departs 15 Jun 24
other dates available

Sale Period

until sold out

 

7 nights Active & Discovery on the Rhine Cruise from
$6923
per person share twinin a Cat A Stateroomflights are additionalDeparts 15 Jun 24other dates available

Active & Discovery on the Rhine River Cruise

Active & Discovery on the Rhine

Clifftop castles, rolling vineyards, and cobblestone lanes become even more enchanting when you experience them from the seat of a bicycle or an artist’s stool. From culinary walks and beer tours to cave, castle and kayaking explorations, you choose exactly how to toast the joys of the Rhine and your moving journey on it. 

Deal Includes:

 7 night river cruise
✔ Gourmet cuisine with regional wine & beer
✔ Your choice of Classic, Active or Discovery experiences
 Avalon's renowned onboard service & relaxed luxury
 Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship
 Gratuities to Cruise Director, Local Guides & Excursion Drivers
✔ Professional Cruise Director & Avalon Adventure Host available as your guide for fitness activities and active excursions

Cruise Itinerary:

DAY 1:   AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (EMBARKATION)
How Suite It Is! Welcome Aboard Your Avalon Suite Ship. Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. You may take a Guided Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans to see historic windmills and charming Dutch houses. Your day in Amsterdam is free to explore at your leisure the colourful cafes, galleries, bridges, and canals. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM (D)

DAY 2:   AMSTERDAM
Colourful Canals of Amsterdam Visit the Adventure Centre for today's activities with your Adventure Host. ACTIVE - Enjoy a Guided Kayak Tour for an adventure which will provide you a unique perspective of the "Venice of the North" from the waters of its magnificent canals, OR: DISCOVERY - Attend a Painting Class and be inspired by the masters' techniques. Paint your own canvas and discover your inner artist, OR: CLASSIC - Enjoy a Guided Canal Cruise to explore the iconic waterways and sites of Amsterdam. This afternoon enjoy a relaxing sailing on the Sky Deck. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO DUSSELDORF (B,L,D)

DAY 3:   DUSSELDORF, GERMANY
Avant-Garde Architecture and Amazing Altbiers ACTIVE - Join a City Biking Tour to discover interesting stories about the sights and the city itself along the way, OR: DISCOVERY - Experience Dusseldorf's Old Town and get an insight into its culinary diversity, OR: CLASSIC - Join a Guided Tour of Dusseldorf. Visit the Old Town, but also discover its spectacular subway line, where each station has an individual magic character. This afternoon you might take a Guided Optional Excursion to Dusseldorf's microbreweries to try a variety of Altbiers. Later enjoy live entertainment on board. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO KOBLENZ (B,L,D)

DAY 4:   KOBLENZ-RHINE GORGE
Fortress Walls and Manor Halls Where the Rhine and Moselle Meet Join your Adventure Host for today's special activities. ACTIVE - Take a Guided E-Bike Tour in the vineyards surrounding this beautiful city at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers, OR: DISCOVERY - For a unique experience, join us on an excursion to the "Lava City" of Mendig for a Volcano Encounter, including exploring the caverns and corridors where basalt (cold lava) was mined, OR: CLASSIC - Enjoy a leisurely Guided Walk of ancient Koblenz, including a cable car ride to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for a spectacular panoramic view. En route to Bingen, sail through the Rhine Gorge (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Take in the breathtaking views of ancient castles perched on cliffs 400 feet above the water, and pass the legendary Rock of the Lorelei-where the mythological siren's songs lured ill-fated sailors. DISCOVERY - Enjoy an experience fit for royalty during an exclusive private reception at Rheinstein Castle. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BINGEN (B,L,D)

DAY 5:   SPEYER. EXCURSIONS TO HEIDELBERG
The World's Biggest Wine Barrel and Famous Vineyards ACTIVE - Follow the road less travelled on this exciting Guided Hike along the Philosophers' Way for an inspiring view of the city below, OR: DISCOVERY - Learn about the art of beer making with an entertaining and exclusive Guided Tour of four breweries in and out of Old Heidelberg, OR: CLASSIC - Enjoy a Guided Tour to Heidelberg Castle to see the ruins of the magnificent renaissance treasure towering above the city, and its famed Great Vat, the "World's Largest Wine Barrel. While visiting the city, also enjoy a tasting of local specialties. Enjoy live entertainment on board your ship this evening. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO STRASBOURG (B,L,D)

DAY 6:   STRASBOURG, FRANCE
A Grand Cathedral and La Petite France Ask about today's energizing or relaxing Adventure Host activities. ACTIVE - Enjoy a walking tour along the river and explore Strasbourg's lovely European District around the Marne-Rhein Canal, OR: DISCOVERY - Join a Culinary Walk to discover the Alsatian cuisine and traditions, so influenced by the unique history of a region, whose control alternated between Germany and France for centuries, OR: CLASSIC - Join a City Sightseeing Tour, including Strasbourg's s Gothic, stained-glass cathedral with its celebrated ancient murals and astronomical clock, as well as the magical La Petite France District. This afternoon choose one of the Optional Excursions available. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BREISACH (B,L,D)

DAY 7:   BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO BLACK FOREST
German Winemaking and the Beautiful Black Forest ACTIVE - Take a Guided E-bike Tour to experience the magical Black Forest from a unique point of view, OR: DISCOVERY - Join a full-day Guided Tour to the magical Black Forest to experience the Vogtsbauernohf open-air-museum, visit an authentic water mill, and see a traditional butter-making demonstration, OR: DISCOVERY - Visit a local winery and its vineyards to learn about German winemaking; a wine tasting will be the perfect end of this tour. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BASEL (B,L,D)

DAY 8:   BASEL (DISEMBARKATION)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning. Flights should not leave Zurich airport before 10 am or Basel airport before 8 am. (B)

From $6923 per person share twin Cat A Stateroom Cat 
Price based on 15 Jun 24 departure. Cruise operates May - Sep in both directions, ask us for pricing.




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Terms and Conditions

- *Terms & conditions apply. Prices correct as of 29 Aug 23, are dependent on cruise and cabin availability and will be confirmed at time of booking. All prices are per person (pp), twin share, include applicable savings and are based on Cat.A Staterooms.  Applicable cruise savings can be viewed online on cruise itinerary pages. To secure reservation and offer a non-refundable deposit of $750pp/per cruise is required within 7 days of booking Offer not combinable with any other promotion except Peace of Mind Travel Plan and/or Welcome Back Credit. Exclusions apply. Offer can be withdrawn or amended at any time without notice. Additional restrictions apply, see in store for details. 

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