11 Days The Rhine & Moselle: Canals, Vineyards & Castles

11 Days The Rhine & Moselle: Canals, Vineyards & Castles

Departure Date
September 23, 2023
Multiple Dates Available
Supplier
Avalon Waterways
Destination
Europe
Ship
Imagery II

This magnificent European river cruise vacation starts in Holland’s colorful, modern capital of Amsterdam. Begin your vacation your way with a one-night stay in this beautiful city! Join us for an off-the-beaten-path guided walking tour through its cobblestone streets before embarking on your Suite Ship®. Next day, continue to explore this 700-year-old city from a unique perspective on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten. Then, sail along the Rhine River to Cologne, Germany—a 2,000-year-old city known for its Gothic-style architecture. On a guided city walk, see the famous twin-spired cathedral and explore the cobblestone streets of the Old City.Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge—the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. In the charming wine town of Rüdesheim, enjoy a stroll through its famous cobblestone Drosselgasse lined with shops, restaurants, and lively taverns.Along the Moselle River, you’ll stop at the picturesque town of Cochem where the Riesling grape is cultivated. Visit Reichsburg Castle, nestled among vineyards and offering breathtaking views of the town and river valley below. In Bernkastel, enjoy a guided walk and taste some of the region’s best-loved wines. Join an included excursion to historical Luxembourg City, offering unique and dramatic views as it is set on two levels—high above on straddling hills and dropping into two river valleys.Board a high-speed train to Paris to celebrate this fabulous European river cruise. Guided sightseeing shows you the famous sights of the romantic “City of Light”: Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre Museum with its elegant glass pyramid contrasting its ancient architecture.

What's Included?

Your Cruise

  • 8 Day River Cruise
  • Taxes

CruisePlus Bonus

  • Travel Credit -Ask us for Details

Avalon Booking Bonus

  • 1 Night Hotel Amsterdam
  • 2 Nights Hotel in Paris
  • Black Friday Sale: FREE Prepaid Gratuities (Offer valid until November 28, 2022)
  • Receive $699 Airfare from Select Canadian Cities
  • Save $1000 per couple ( included in price)
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • SkyDeck with whirlpool, shade awnings, game area, and premium lounges
  • Covered Observation Lounge
  • Club Lounge

Cruise & Hotel
Panaroma Suite 8317pp
Pricing is per person, in CAD and based on double occupancy. Additional terms & conditions apply.

Highlights & Sightseeing

Europe - Amsterdam - Rotterdam - Canals

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.

Europe - Netherlands - Amsterdam - Anne Frank House

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

Europe - France - Paris - Eiffel Tower

Built in 1889 for the Exposition Universelle, the Eiffel Tower has become the iconic symbol of Paris. It is also the most-visited attraction in the world!

Itinerary

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-Koblenz:Cruise through the scenic Rhine Gorge with breathtaking views of ancient castles, towering cliffs, and the legendary Rock of the Lorelei; in Rüdesheim choice of visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, or cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument; free time in Koblenz in the evening

Day 6 Cochem:Sail through the Moselle Valley; choice of guided walk with visit of Reichsburg Castle or cable-car ride and hike with your Adventure Host or visit to the Historische Senfmühle(mustard mill)

Day 7 Bernkastel:Choice of guided walk in Bernkastel or hike with your Adventure Host to the Castle; wine tasting

Day 8 Remich. Excursion to Luxembourg City:Choice of guided tour in Luxembourg or wine walk or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 9 Remich (Disembarkation)-Paris:Travel by motorcoach from Remich to Luxembourg City or Metz; continue by high-speed train to Paris; guided sightseeing

Day 10 Paris:Visit to Ateliers de Lumières

Day 11 Paris:Your vacation ends this morning

Itinerary information may change anytime without notice and may not be reflected on this page.

Travel Insurance

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However, no representation or description of the protection made by CruisePlus Management Ltd to you, constitutes a binding assurance or promise about the protection. We (CruisePlus) are not an insurance company and we do not have the responsibility for ensuring adherence to the insurance terms & conditions, submission, payment or adjustment of claims.

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Terms & conditions

New bookings only. Fares are per person in the currency noted (CAD), based on double occupancy, are capacity controlled, subject to availability at the time of booking and may be withdrawn without notice. Optional supplier charges may apply and are not included. Amenities, if offered, are available for the first two in a stateroom only & based on double occupancy unless specifically stated otherwise.

Hotel inventory is capacity controlled, and this offer may be pulled at any time without notice; Future Cruise Credits may not be combinable or be only partially combinable with advertised promotion; cruise line insurance may not be available to purchase on advertised offer.

Please note, this website may not reflect changes to offers in real time. Therefore, it is important you contact us in order to receive to a quote.

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Offer Last Updated: Nov 21, 2022

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