Grand German Sojourn (Westbound) 202011 DAYS FROM ONLY $3748
guided tour of its Old Main Bridge, fortress, and frescoed ceiling of its baroque Bishop’s Residenz along the famed Romantic Road. You’ll visit a Main River Village for a picturesque day in Bavaria, and continue to Mainz for a guided excursion to magnificent Heidelberg Castle. Soak in the classic Rhine Valley wine-country town of Rüdesheim—flanked by hillside vineyards and Rhine River shores. You’ll pass through the stunning Rhine Gorge on your way to Koblenz for a guided tour of the ancient squares, towers, and fortress walls. Continue your cruise on the Rhine River to the dynamic city of Cologne—with its signature gothic cathedral and soaring twin steeples. Take a guided tour of the city or choose a walking tour of Cologne’s historical Jewish sites.Your cruise through Germany continues on the Rhine River into the Netherlands and the color and character of Amsterdam. Take a fascinating guided canal cruise on its iconic waterways past stately homes of the city’s Golden Age.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Nuremberg (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Bamberg: guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; beer tasting on board Day 3 Volkach—Kitzingen: guided tours Day 4 Würzburg: guided tour, visit the Bishop’s ResidenZ Day 5 Main river village: guided walkDay 6 Mainz. Excursion to Heidelberg: guided tour of Heidelberg, see the Great VatDay 7 Rüdesheim–Koblenz: special treat; choice of visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim, or guided hike; free time in KoblenzDay 8 Cologne: choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tourDay 9 Amsterdam: canal cruiseDay 10 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): your cruise ends this morning
- 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.