Canals, Vineyards & Castles With 2 Nights Paris – Northbound 2019
Countries:
France, Germany, Holland (Netherlands), Luxembourg, New Zealand
Embark:
Disembark:
Your river cruise vacation gets underway in romantic Paris. The “City of Light” has Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre Museum with its elegant glass pyramid contrasting its ancient architecture. A city tour will show you all the must-see sights!

After your stay in Paris, take a high-speed train from Paris to Luxembourg City to board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Remich on the beautiful Moselle River. Enjoy a guided walk in the charming wine village of Bernkastel and taste some of the region’s best wines. Cruise the Moselle River to the picturesque town of Cochem where the Riesling grape is cultivated.

Sail into the Rhine River to the quintessential Rhine alley town of Rüdesheim.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Paris: welcome to France!

Day 2 Paris: guided tour

Day 3 Remich (Embarkation)–Grevenmacher: onboard welcome reception; cruise to Grevenmacher

Day 4 Grevenmacher. Excursion to Luxembourg City: guided tour in Luxembourg City

Day 5 Bernkastel: choice of guided walk, or hike up to the castle ruins with your Avalon Adventure Host; wine tasting

Day 6 Cochem: guided walk, visit Reichsburg Castle

Day 7 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge: visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum; special treat; cruise through the Rhine Gorge

Day 8 Cologne: choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour

Day 9 Amsterdam: canal cruise

Day 10 Amsterdam (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.
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