Active & Discovery On The Rhine – Southbound 20199 DAYS FROM ONLY $2,749
Germany, Holland (Netherlands)
You can choose to discover fascinating sites with a visit to the Chocolate Museum in Cologne, where you’ll be introduced to the art of chocolate making, learn about German food on a guided culinary walk in Duisburg, and a chance to taste regional wines in Eltville. Participate in a Roman Clothes Workshop, walk the mining corridors of an ancient volcano from which basalt was extracted, and visit the Zollverein Coal Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guided walk acquaint you with highlights of Cologne, in Koblenz you’ll take a cable car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Castle for magnificent views of the surrounding area.All these activities and more are yours for the taking—and if that’s not enough—you’ll cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, also a UNESCO World Heritage site, and enjoy onboard specialty dinners of the region. An unforgettable river cruise experience that offers something for everyone!
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): arrive in Amsterdam; onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Amsterdam: choice of painting class, or running tour, or culinary walk, or canal cruiseDay 3 Xanten: choice of bike tour along the Rhine, or visit the Archeological Park, or Roman Games at the Archaeological Park, or Roman clothes workshopDay 4 Duisburg–Düsseldorf: choice of visit the Zollverein coal mine, or guided hike around Duisburg, or culinary walk in Duisburg; free time in DüsseldorfDay 5 Cologne–Bonn-Engers: choice of running tour, or Cologne sightseeing off the beaten track, or visit the chocolate museum, or Cologne highlights walking tour; free time in BonnDay 6 Koblenz–Boppard–Rhine Gorge–Rüdesheim: choice of visit to Marksburg Castle, or Ehrenbreitstein Castle with cable car ride; or Volcano Tour experience; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; free time in RüdesheimDay 7 Eltville–Wiesbaden: choice of visit to the Eberbach Monastery, or Eltville guided tour with wine tasting, or hiking in EltvilleDay 8 Wiesbaden (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
- In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.
- Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.