8 Day Kiltn' It: Facts, Fiction & Fairytale Settings on the Rhine with Graham McTavish

Departure Date
October 12, 2024
Multiple Dates Available
Avalon Waterways

Kiltn' It: Facts, Fiction & Fairytale Settings on the Rhine with Graham McTavish

Set sail on a cruise that paints a thousand words with celebrity host and storyteller Graham McTavish! This 8-day, Active & Discovery itinerary – part of our special Storyteller Series of cruises – will transport you through craggy cliffs and under storied medieval castles, along quaint, cobblestone villages and through the lofty landscapes of Switzerland, France, Germany and Holland n the Rhine River, where every hour is story time!

On this Active & Discovery on the Rhine river cruise, you’re invited to cruise your way. Choose included classic sightseeing, Active excursions, or Discovery activities in culture and cuisine. Whether you’re a his-tory buff, a foodie, or an art lover, you’ll find the Avalon Choice® inclusions that speak to you! Join a guided culinary walk in Düsseldorf and take a cable-car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for magnificent views of the surrounding area in Koblenz. Aboard your Avalon Suite Ship®, you’ll pass through the scenic Rhine Gorge with breath-taking views of ancient castles, towering cliffs, and the legendary Rock of the Lorelei and enjoy specialty dishes while cruising. Your Rhine River cruise ends in Amsterdam for a day full of activities. See the colorful streets and row house doors of Amsterdam your way—from a relaxing canal cruise to a kayak tour—all at your pace! Choose a painting class to recreate the masterpieces of Dutch artists. Join us for a Rhine River cruise like no other, with more freedom to cruise your way.

Graham McTavish is a Scottish actor and author. He is known for his roles as Dawlin in The Hobbit, Vlad Dracula Tepes in the Netflix-animated series, Castevania, the Saint of Kills in the AMC series, The Preacher, Sigismund Dijkstra in the Netflix show, The Witcher and Dougal MacKenzie in the Starz hit series, Outlander. McTavish is also known for his roles in the video game franchise, Uncharted as the main antagonist Zoran.


Your Cruise

  • 8 Day Rhine River cruise with Graham McTavish
  • Taxes

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  • Excursions & sightseeing
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Welcome & farewell cocktails with sparkling wine and canapes
  • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with every lunch and dinner
  • So much more!

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Panorama Suite 7028pp
Pricing is per person, based on double occupancy and in CAD. Additional terms & conditions apply.
Highlights & Sightseeing

Spalentor, Basel, Switzerland

This regal, 15th-century gateway is one of 3 remaining from the city's ancient walls.

Canals of Amsterdam

Take a stroll or a boat cruise down one of the iconic symbols of Amsterdam past windmills and 17th century mansions to parts of the downtown core.

Anne Frank House

The house where Anne Frank & her family hid from the Nazis during World War II.


Day 1 Basel (Embarkation):

Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Breisach:

Excursion to Black Forest: Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or e-bike tour in the Black Forest or visit to a local winery

Day 3 Strasbourg:

Choice of guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral or culinary walk, or hike along the river

Day 4 Mainz:

Excursion to Heidelberg: Choice of guided tour of Heidelberg Castle with tasting of local specialties, see the Great Vat, or a hike up Philosophers’ Way, or beer tour; private reception at Rheinstein Castle

Day 5 Rhine Gorge–Koblenz:

Cruise through the scenic Rhine Gorge with breathtaking views of ancient castles, towering cliffs, and the legendary Rock of the Lorelei; choice of Koblenz walking tour and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress with cable car ride, or Volcano Tour experience, or e-biking tour in the vineyards; classic concert

Day 6 Düsseldorf:

Choice of guided city sightseeing, or biking tour, or culinary tour

Day 7 Amsterdam:

Choice of painting class, or bike tour, or canal cruise

Day 8 Amsterdam (Disembarkation):

Your cruise ends this morning

Pricing is per person, in CAD and based on double occupancy. Additional terms & conditions apply.
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Offer Last Updated: May 29, 2023