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August 28 - September 5, 2023
Sandra and Natalee
Enhanced Group Travel to Germany France and Switzerland
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9 Days from Amsterdam to Basel
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this exciting journey along the Rhine River, which takes you across Germany—and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland!
Begin your Romantic Rhine vacation your way with a one-night stay in Amsterdam!
Join us for an off-the-beaten-path guided walking tour through its cobblestone streets before embarking on your Suite Ship®.
Continue to explore this 700-year-old city on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten, lined with homes dating back to the city’s “Golden Age.” Cologne, Germany—a 2,000 year-old city known for its Gothic-style architecture—will be an exciting stop with its famous twin-spired cathedral and Old Town with many shops, cafés, and taverns.
Pass through the dramatic Rhine Gorge—the most beautiful view of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water.
Cruise to the charming wine town of Rüdesheim and visit the unique Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Continue your Rhine River cruise to Mainz for a guided walk and visit to the captivating Gutenberg Museum, or take an excursion to Heidelberg to visit the ruins of its red-walled castle.
In Strasbourg, France, marvel at the red-sandstone Gothic-style cathedral with ancient murals and fascinating astronomical clock. Also, stroll through the lovely La Petite France district with its quaint shops, delightful bistros, and peaceful waterfront promenade. Stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest.
Find unrivaled natural beauty in the area best known for Black Forest ham, cherry cake, and the cuckoo clock.
Day 1 Amsterdam: Welcome to Amsterdam
Day 2 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Off the beaten path walking tour; onboard welcome reception
Day 3 Amsterdam: Canal cruise
Day 4 Cologne: Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour or bike with your Adventure Host
Day 5 Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim:Cruise through the scenic Rhine Gorge with breathtaking views of ancient castles, towering cliffs, and the legendary Rock of the Lorelei; visit Siegfried’s Mechanical MusicalInstrument Museum in Rüdesheim or hike in the vineyards with your Adventure Host
Day 6 Mainz. Excursion to Heidelberg: Choice of guided walk in Mainz with a visit to the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, or a guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat, or a hike up Philosophers' Way
Day 7 Strasbourg: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral or bike with your Adventure Host
Day 8 Breisach:Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or visit to a local winery in Breisach
Day 9 Basel (Disembarkation): Your vacation ends this morning
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Natalee and Sandra are two seasoned Travel Professionals who wanted to join forces to bring an innovative approach to traveling in groups.
Our goal is to take the stress out of travel, allow for opportunities to be part of a group or choose your time!
It's all about you no pressure we always have choices but it is truly an enhanced experience when you have friends to travel with and to meet new people along the way!
We are so very excited to have you join our limited group to experience sailing on an enhanced level!
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Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. Plus, we offer independent exploration options and the use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP on most of our cruises.
Below are 3 types of included shore excursions for you to experience.
Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.
We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests - from cooking classes, to painting workshops - to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.
Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go - from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.
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