Basel (Embarkation), Breisach Excursion to Black Forest, Strasbourg: Guided sightseeing, Excursion to Heidelberg. Mainz: Guided sightseeing, Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge-Koblenz Visit, Cologne walking tour & Amsterdam Canal cruise, Amsterdam (Disembarkation).
DAY 1 BASEL, SWITZERLAND (EMBARKATION)
Welcome to Basel. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Zürich must arrive by 3 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Enjoy dinner and explore the ship on your first night on board. EVENING CRUISE TO BREISACH. (Dinner)
DAY 2 BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO THE BLACK FOREST
History, Artistry, and the Beautiful Black Forest. Explore on your own this afternoon taking a bike from the ship or hiking up to St. Stephan’s Cathedral. EVENING CRUISE TO STRASBOURG. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
DAY 3 STRASBOURG, FRANCE
Gothic Giants, Military Marvels, and Varietal Vintages. You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to the splendid Alsace wine country, or to the historic Maginot Line—an impressive installation of pre-WWII defensive fortifications designed to protect the eastern border of France. Alternatively, enjoy a free afternoon sampling the local cuisine in Place Kléber, or pay a visit to one of Strasbourg’s many wonderful museums. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO LUDWIGSHAFEN. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
DAY 4 LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO HEIDELBERG
Castle Walls and the World’s Biggest Barrel of Wine. MAINZ Turning the Pages of History. Enjoy live entertainment on board your ship this evening. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN MAINZ. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
DAY 5 RÜDESHEIM—RHINE GORGE
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country. Relax on the Sky Deck for an afternoon cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge to Koblenz. Sail past the legendary rock of The Lorelei—where the siren of mythology sang songs to lure ill-fated sailors. KOBLENZ Travel Through 2000 Years Of Monumental History Enjoy free time in Koblenz before a relaxing evening on board with dinner and live entertainment. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN KOBLENZ. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
DAY 6 COLOGNE
BProst! Celebrate in the Rhineland’s Capital City Don’t miss the chance to enjoy free time over a glass of Kölsch pale lager—locally brewed for over 100 years! AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO AMSTERDAM. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
DAY 7 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND
Colorful Amsterdam—with Canals, Crooked Houses, and Cuisine of a Golden Age. During tulip season, you may take a Guided Optional Excursion to Keukenhof gardens—with more than seven million tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths, as well as other bulbs, planted each year. Outside of tulip season, join a Guided Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans to see historic windmills and charming Dutch houses. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
DAY 8 AMSTERDAM (DISEMBARKATION)
EYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
- Throughout the ship: Complimentary Wi-Fi - Panoramic windows - Elegant, contemporary design & decor -Friendly, English-speaking crew & Cruise Director - Sky Deck with whirlpool, shade awnings, game area and premium lounges - Covered Observation Lounge - Club Lounge with 24-hour self-serve beverage station with complimentary cappuccinos, lattes, tea, hot chocolate & premium coffees, as well as treats throughout the day
- Suites & Staterooms: Comfort Collection BedsSM with choice of mattress firmness - Egyptian super-combed cotton linens - Bathrobes & slippers - Premium L'Occitane bath products - Large bathroom featuring shower with glass door - Flatscreen satellite TV with free movie channels - Individual climate control and in-room safe - USB Ports - Complimentary bottled water daily
- Health & Fitness: Bikes - Canoe, kayak and jogging excursions - Maps for hiking, biking and jogging routes - Fitness and wellness activities - Fitbits® All through your Avalon Adventure HostSM
- Dining: FlexDining® for more venue and seating options, including flexible seating times in our Panorama Dining Room - Avalon Fresh® healthy cuisine options at every meal - Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; soft drinks with every lunch and dinner - Early and Late Riser breakfast options - Daily full buffet breakfast with made-to-order egg station, hot and cold menu items - Daily lunch buffet with pasta or carving stations - Alternative light lunch at Sky Grill on the Sky Deck (weather permitting)- Daily Afternoon Tea featuring tea, coffee, sweet treats & sandwiches - Daily four-course a la carte dinner in the Panorama Dining Room with choice of appetizers, soups, salads, entrees and desserts. Includes selections of regional recipes, Western dishes and vegetarian options - Enjoy a tasting menu with a view in the Panorama Bistro - a less formal "sit-down" atmosphere while lingering over several satisfying selections - Captain’s welcome & farewell receptions and dinners with sparkling wine and canapés - Panorama Lounge featuring premium spirits and Avalon specialty cocktails, along with local entertainment special guests - Cocktails available on the Sky Deck - Fresh fruit available throughout the day
USD 3,198 *
Per person in double room
*Price starting from.
Departure Dates: October - 19, 22, 23, 26, 29 2019.
November - 02, 05 2019.