Top Of Switzerland With Romantic Rhine 202014 DAYS FROM ONLY $5,178
France, Germany, Holland (Netherlands), New Zealand, Switzerland
Your scenic river cruise on the Rhine will commence in Basel, for an amazing vacation which begins in Switzerland and stops in France, Germany, and Holland. You’ll sail to Breisach, your starting point for an excursion to Black Forest or a visit to Gouda. Then venture on to Strasbourg, France, to see its gothic cathedral with stunning murals and stained-glass. Sail to Ludwigshafen for an excursion to Heidelberg Castle, or join your Avalon Adventure Host® for a hike up Philosophers’ Way. You’ll also visit the Gutenberg museum for amazing history of early pioneers of print. Sail to Rüdesheim and through the spectacular Rhine Gorge. You’ll visit Koblenz and Cologne, and arrive in Amsterdam for a guided canal cruise through the colorful city. Your scenic Avalon river cruise on the Romantic Rhine River, and complete Globus vacation package in Switzerland are the perfect combination to unlock a guided European vacation of a lifetime.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Zürich: welcome to SwitzerlandDay 2 Zürich—Emmental—Interlaken: Zürich orientation walk; visit the Schaukaeserei Affoltern; travel to InterlakenDay 3 Interlaken. Excursion to the Jungfrau: visit to the Jungfraujoch railway stationDay 4 Interlaken—Brienz—Ballenberg—Lucerne: visit the Woodcarving Museum in Brienz; visit the Open-Air Museum in Ballenberg; travel to LucerneDay 5 Lucerne: morning walking tour, see the Lion Monument and the Chapel BridgeDay 6 Lucerne—Basel (Embarkation): travel to Basel; onboard welcome receptionDay 7 Breisach. Excursion to Black Forest: choice of excursion to Black Forest, or visit to Badische WinzerkellerDay 8 Strasbourg: guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedralDay 9 Mainz: choice of guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat, or hike up Philosophers’ Way, or visit the Gutenberg Museum in MainzDay 10 Rüdesheim—Rhine Gorge—Koblenz: visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat; scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; free time in KoblenzDay 11 Cologne: choice of “Cologne Highlights” walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tourDay 12 Amsterdam: canal cruiseDay 13 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.