Active & Discovery On The Rhine (Northbound) 2020
Countries:
Germany, Holland (Netherlands)
Embark:
Disembark:
Explore the Rhine River from a unique perspective on Avalon Active & Discovery river cruise. With Avalon Choice, you’ll enjoy a wide variety of included excursions to match your interests and pace. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or an art lover, you’ll find the inclusions that speak to you! With Avalon Choice inclusions, you choose how to discover fascinating sites on your Rhine River cruise. Visit the Chocolate Museum in Cologne, take a guided culinary walk in Düsseldorf, and taste regional wines in Eltville. In Koblenz, take a cable car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for magnificent views of the surrounding area. Onboard, you’ll pass through the magnificent Rhine Gorge and ejoy specialty dishes while cruising.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Mainz (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Mainz—Rüdesheim–Bingen: choice of visit to the Eberbach Monastery, or Eltville guided tour with wine tasting, or nature walk in Eltville; free time in Rüdesheim

Day 3 Rhine Gorge—Boppard—Engers: cruise through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit to Marksburg Castle, or Ehrenbreitstein Fortress with a cable car ride; or Volcano Tour experience with a visit to the monastery at “Maria Laach”

Day 4 Cologne: choice of jogging tour, or Cologne sightseeing “off the beaten track”, or visit the chocolate museum, or Cologne highlights walking tour

Day 5 Düsseldorf: choice of guided city sightseeing, or biking tour, or culinary tour, or visit of Benrath Palace

Day 6 Arnhem—Nijmegen: choice of hike in the National Park, or biking tour, or guided sightseeing of Arnhem, or guided tour of Arnhem’s Kröller-Müller Museum; free time in Nijmegen

Day 7 Amsterdam: choice of painting class, or jogging tour, or biking tour, or canal cruise

Day 8 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): your cruise ends with breakfast



  • In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
  • Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • Due to “Sail Amsterdam” this cruise will end in Rotterdam instead of Amsterdam with modifications to the itinerary.
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