DAY 1: AMSTERDAM
Passengers are welcome to board the ship at the end of the afternoon. Presentation of the crew and welcome cocktail.
DAY 2: AMSTERDAM
This morning, excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Amsterdam.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Amsterdam by bike.
Afternoon excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Excursion to the Keukenhof Gardens (open from mid-March to mid-May) or excursion to Haarlem in the other months.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Guided bike tour of Haarlem and the sand dunes along the Flower Route. Enjoy and evening of dancing after dinner.
DAY 3: WESEL - DUSSELDORF
Our ship will cruise to Emmerich-am-Rhein. Excursion packages: Guided tour of the open-air museum in Arnhem. We'll return on board in Wesel. Afternoon spent cruising to Dusseldorf. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.
DAY 4: DUSSELDORF - COLOGNE - KONIGSWINTER - KOBLENZ
We'll cruise to Cologne. Excursion for both packages: Guided tour on foot of the city. Our cruise will then continue along the Rhine to Koblenz. In the evening, free time to stroll through town to see the famous Deutsches Eck.
DAY 5: KOBLENZ - MAINZ - WORMS
We'll cruise to Mainz. Throughout this part of the cruise, you will see numerous castles nestled among the famous vineyards, as well as the legendary Lorelei rock. Our ship will arrive in Mainz in the afternoon. Excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Join us for an optional guided tour of Mainz and the Gutenberg Museum (closed on Mondays).
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Touring the Rhineland vineyards. Enjoy an evening of dancing after dinner. Our ship will cruise overnight to Strasbourg.
DAY 6: STRASBOURG - BREISACH
We'll arrive in Strasbourg in the morning. Excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of the European capital.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Bird's eye view of Strasbourg from the top of the cathedral.
In the afternoon, we'll cruise to Breisach through the magnificent wine-producing region. Tonight is our gala evening.
DAY 7: BREISACH - BASEL
Enjoy some free time in the morning in Breisach, a former Celtic and Roman settlement that is now a lovely German city along the Rhine. Afternoon excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Visit Colmar and the Unterlinden Museum.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Bike tour of the Kaiserstuhl, a range of hills perfect for cycling amateurs. We'll cross exceptional landscapes, the orchards in Achkarren, the small village of Burkheim and the Rheinwald forest. We'll then cruise to Basel. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.
DAY 8: BASEL - SCHAFFHAUSEN - LAKE CONSTANCE - MAINAU - BASEL
Excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Basel. Afternoon excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Excursion to the Rhine Falls, among the most spectacular sites to visit in Switzerland.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Hike around the Rhine Falls. Enjoy dinner and an evening of dancing on board.
DAY 9: BASEL
Enjoy breakfast on board before disembarking.
The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.