Get the perfect view of Germany’s Rhine River with a sample of its charms from Frankfurt to Amsterdam. Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim or enjoy your free time exploring Koblenz. Take a Guided Walk of Cologne visiting the famous twin-steepled gothic cathedral or see the Jewish Heritage. Enjoy moreover, indulge in Rhine Valley’s wonderful wine and learn more about this industry.
Day 1 : Frankfurt, Germany | Embark Day 2 : Rüdesheim–Koblenz Day 3 : Cologne, Germany Day 4 : Amsterdam, Holland Day 5 : Amsterdam, Holland | Disembark
Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a Guided Canal Cruise
Take a Guided Walk of Cologne visiting twin-steepled gothic cathedral
Cruise through the magnificent Rhine George and enjoy the locals delicacies
Discovery: Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat, OR:
Active: Enjoy a hike with your Avalon Adventure Host through the picturesque vineyards of Rüdesheim.
Relax on the Sky Deck for an afternoon cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge to Koblenz then sail past the legendary rock of The Lorelei—where the siren of mythology sang songs to lure ill-fated sailors.
Travel Through 2,000 Years Of Monumental History in Koblenz and enjoy free time before a relaxing evening on board with dinner.
Classic: Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a guided canal cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam’s “Golden Age.”
You might consider an Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans—a quintessential Dutch town complete with windmills, waterways, and flower farms, or a Guided Optional Biking Excursion to the Dutch countryside.
Daily four-course a la carte dinner in the Panorama Dining Room with choice of appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, and desserts. Includes selections of regional recipes, Western dishes, and vegetarian options.
Enjoy a tasting menu with a view in the Panorama Bistro - a less formal "sit-down" atmosphere while lingering over several satisfying selections
Captain’s welcome & farewell receptions and dinners with sparkling wine and canapés
Panorama Lounge featuring premium spirits and Avalon specialty cocktails, along with local entertainment special guests
Cocktails available on the Sky Deck
Fresh fruit available throughout the day
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.
Avalon has designedincluded activitieswith a choice of experiences.
Initial deposit is $450, and most travelers will call our office and pay the deposit with a credit card.
Final payment is due 100 days prior to departure by check, money order, Visa, MasterCard, Discover/Novus, and American Express. All final payments by credit card may be subject to a surcharge and maximum of $20,000 charge
The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.