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Lights brighten the evening at this bustling Christmas Market
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS AmaMora
  • Join a guided tour
  • Visit the largest Christmas Markets
  • Ride a bike along the Rhine
  • Enjoy a panoramic bus tour
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market, Hiking, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the deep-rooted holiday traditions of Europe at its most festive time of year. Cologne’s Christmas Market with its impressive Gothic cathedral backdrop; the "Capital of Noël," Strasbourg, with its magnificent great Christmas tree; and Heidelberg’s Christmas …
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Stop in beautiful Basel, Switzerland
$2,999
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Castles along the Rhine

Basel to Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Antoinette
  • Tour to the Kaysersberg village.
  • Walk over the old town, Strasbourg
  • Enjoy wine tasting at Boppard.
  • Visit to the Marksburg Castle
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Find inspiration in the romantic, soul-stirring beauty of the fabled Rhine. Marvel at castles that were once mighty fortresses and get an insider’s look at one of the only castles on the Rhine that has never been destroyed, Marksburg Castle. Visit historic cities, including ancient Cologne …
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La Petite district in Strasbourg
$2,799
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Rhine Getaway: Amsterdam to Basel

8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking River Cruises
  • Explore the village of Kinderdijk
  • View the sites of Rüdesheim
  • Discover the Speyer Cathedral
  • Visit resplendent churches
Starts/ Ends in:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board your ship in Amsterdam for a fantastic 8-day adventure, where you will explore one of Europe’s best-loved rivers, the Rhine. Discover the turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. …
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Explore Basel
$4,045
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Rhine Christmas Markets

Basel to Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Jasper
  • Discover La Petite France
  • Visit charming Baden-Baden
  • Uncover the history of Heidelberg
  • Explore amazing Koblenz
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Delight in the charms of a European Christmas as the ship cruises along the Rhine. Visit charming Strasbourg, take in the spa resort town of Baden-Baden, explore Cologne’s Christmas markets and Heidelberg Castle, discover the canals of Amsterdam, marvel at the World Heritage-listed Rhine …
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Heidelberg
$3,399
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The Enchanting Rhine - From Basel to Amsterdam

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaprima
  • Visit Freiburg´s Gothic cathedral
  • Walk through “La Petite France”
  • Visit a preserved medieval city
  • Observe a Gothic masterpiece
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take a front-row seat on this enchanting 8-day journey to the magnificent cities and charming villages along the Rhine River. Experience days full of discovery and wonder as you cruise from Basel to Amsterdam, making stops to exploreBreisach, Strasbourg, Mannheim, Heidelberg, Rüdesheim, …
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Old city of Koblenz by night
$4,245
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Jewels of the Rhine

Zurich - Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Dawn
  • Enjoy a Black Forest tour
  • Explore the past on a walking tour
  • Witness the beauty of Strasbourg
  • Discover the City of Literature
Starts/ Ends in:
Zurich / Amsterdam
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Capture every moment and memory that you will have on this 8-day sailing adventure withEmerald Dawn. Visit historic places that transport you to the good old days of the past. Learn why these cities are so special when discovering the old architecture and structures preserved for present day. Tour …
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Basel at Christmas, Switzerland
$2,999
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Rhine Holiday Markets

Basel to Cologne - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Antoinette
  • Visit Basel’s Christmas Market.
  • Tour to Doktorenhof vinegar estate
  • Wander through Mainz’s Old Town
  • Walk through the Cologne Old Town
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Cologne
Activities:
Christmas Market, Festivals, Local Market, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This cruise is the best way to discover the roots of our Christmas traditions as you explore some of Europe’s most charming towns. Browse for unique ornaments in Basel’s Christmas Market. Sipvin chaudand stroll to Place Kléber to behold the enormous, brilliantly lighted tree that …
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Bicycles are a part of everyday life in Europe
$3,299
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Captivating Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS AmaMora
  • Join a guided tour through Old Town
  • Take a guided bike ride
  • Hike through Rudesheim
  • Join a guided hike
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Contoured by vineyard-clad hills and castles from yesteryear, the legendary Rhine captivates. Experience the allure of France’s Alsace region in its welcoming capital, Strasbourg, and its priceless gem, Riquewihr. Fabled towns lost in time present you with the chance to taste local flavors …
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Wander a cozy Christmas Market
$3,099
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaprima
  • Admire Amsterdam's famous canals
  • Bike along Rüdesheim
  • Visit Strasbourg’s Christmas Market
  • Enjoy Europe's Christmas markets
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your winter adventure in Amsterdam, amidst the city’s legendary canals and colorful holiday surroundings. Next,visit Heidelberg and Cologne, famous for its majestic Cathedral and bustling Christmas markets. Weave throughthe fabled Black Forest region and the Alsace region as you make …
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Ehrenfels Castle on Rhine River near Rudesheim
$3,099
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Enchanting Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS AmaMora
  • Visit Riquewihr
  • Go to Freiburg
  • Tour Cathédrale de Nôtre Dame
  • Taste Rüdesheimer Coffee
Activities:
Biking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Grand cities blend in perfect harmony with their historic past and progressive future in Cologne and Amsterdam. Inspirational towns have given way to great stories, such as Heidelberg, where Mark Twain wrote “A Tramp Abroad.” Timeless traditions still remain intact—from the making …
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View castle ruins near Rudesheim
$3,595
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The Majestic Rhine

Frankfurt - Basel - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Sun
  • Walk down the lanes in Colmar
  • Join a canal tour in Strasbourg
  • Walk around the town of Baden-Baden
  • Enjoy a panoramic view from a hike
Starts/ Ends in:
Frankfurt / Basel
Activities:
Hiking, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Emerald Sun for an exciting 8-day cruise. Upon arrival to the airport in Frankfurt, transfer and join the ship in Mainz. Enjoy the luxurious facilities and the accommodating crew while on board. Rudesheim city is famous for itscuckoo clocks and live oompah bands playing every summer. On …
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River through Koblenz Germany
$2,680
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From Basel to Amsterdam: The Treasures of the Celebrated Rhine River

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Symphonie
  • Visit the spectacular Rhine Falls
  • Enjoy a free morning in Breisach
  • Admire the wine-growing region
  • Explore the Gutenberg Museum
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From the Three Countries Bridge to Holland, discover a captivating blend of nature and culture. Explore the beloved Rhine River in this 8-day unique cruise voyage. Sailing between France, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland, this cruise allows you to explore cultural villages, local towns and …
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Enjoy a cozy Christmas market in Cologne
$8,398
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Christmastime on the Rhine: Basel to Amsterdam

8 Day Itinerary aboard Crystal Debussy
  • Explore “Large Island”
  • Visit historical Mainz
  • Discover innovative Mannheim
  • Visit charming Cologne Cathedral
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the magic of the Christmas season along the Rhine River during this 8-day cruise from Basel, Switzerland to the Netherlands' capital city, Amsterdam aboard the Crystal Debussy. Begin in Basel, a city of international flair known for its progressive art and design. VisitStrasbourg, …
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Explore beautiful Rudesheim
$8,398
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Romantic Rhine: Amsterdam to Basel

8 Day Itinerary aboard Crystal Mahler
  • Explore charming Amsterdam
  • Discover innovative Mannheim
  • Taste local wine in Rüdesheim
  • Visit stunning Cologne Cathedral
  • Stroll through Strasbourg
Starts/ Ends in:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this amazing 8-day cruise on the Romantic Rhine River from brilliant Amsterdam to fascinating Basel aboard the Crystal Mahler. Explore German cities such as Cologne, with its massive cathedral; Koblenz, known for its charming historic architecture; Rüdesheim, where you can taste delicious …
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Romantic evening light over Basel
$3,999
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Castles along the Rhine

Basel to Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard River Queen
  • Tour to the Kaysersberg village.
  • Visit the historic town Strasbourg.
  • Explore beautiful Marksburg Castle.
  • Walk through the Town of Cologne
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Find inspiration in the romantic, soul-stirring beauty of the fabled Rhine in a unique with the River Queen. The spires of medieval churches and castles appear around each bend in the river and vineyards climb the verdant hillsides. Marvel at castles that were once mighty fortresses and get an …
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La Petite district in Strasbourg
$3,299
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Romantic Rhine

Northbound - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Vista
  • Tour Mechanical Musical Museum
  • Join an excursion to Black Forest
  • Visit La Petite France district
  • Explore Mainz' architecture
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board on Avalon Vista and join this romantic Rhine river cruise that will take you from Basel to Amsterdam. Choose your preferred excursion between visiting the famous Black Forest or a calmingvisit to Badischer Winzerkeller.Visit the ruins of Heidelberg’s castle, towering magnificently over …
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La Petite district in Strasbourg
$3,398
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Romantic Rhine

Northbound - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Impression
  • Tour Mechanical Musical Museum
  • Join an excursion to Black Forest
  • Visit La Petite France district
  • Explore Mainz' architecture
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board on the Avalon Impression and join this romantic Rhine river cruise that will take you from Basel to Amsterdam. Choose your preferred excursion between visiting the famous Black Forest or a calmingvisit to Badischer Winzerkeller.Visit the ruins of Heidelberg’s castle, towering …
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Western Church with water canal view in Amsterdam
$2,149
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Rhine Getaway: Basel to Amsterdam

8 Day Itinerary aboard Viking River Cruises
  • Discover Renaissance buildings
  • Explore lovely Speyer Cathedral
  • Visit the beautiful sandstone ruins
  • View 700-year-old Marksburg Castle
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore one of Europe’s best-loved rivers, the Rhine on this 8-day cruise. Discover the turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine - an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sip the region’s renowned white wines, the roots of …
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