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Enjoy a carriage ride at the Christmas Market
$4,759
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amamora
  • Visit the Cologne Cathedral
  • Ride a bike along the Rhine
  • Take a gondola ride
  • Tour a Christmas Market
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market, Hiking, Land & Sea, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
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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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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Lights brighten the evening at this bustling Christmas Market
$3,099
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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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Detailed ornament at a Christmas Market
$3,099
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amakristina
  • Visit renowned Christmas markets
  • Choose from a variety of activities
  • Tour Strasbourg's famous markets
  • Explore historic Heidelberg
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience a once-in-a lifetime Christmas cruise from the legendary Amsterdam to Basel, a city for art lovers. Board your luxurious river cruise ship inAmsterdam, amidst the city’s legendary canals and colorful holiday surroundings. Next,visit Heidelberg and Cologne, famous for its majestic …
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Take a ride on the ferris wheel or take a stroll through the Christmas Market
$4,859
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amakristina
  • Cruise the canals of Amsterdam
  • Enjoy Europe's Christmas markets
  • Take optional excursions
  • Tour France's Alsace region
  • Explore Lucerne's festive markets
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market, Hiking, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, 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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La Petite district in Strasbourg
$2,499
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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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Wooden bridge over river in Lucerne
$4,759
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The Enchanting Rhine

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amakristina
  • Cruise the canals of Amsterdam
  • Explore Rüdesheim's Drosselgasse
  • Tour historic Speyer
  • See Strasbourg's La Petite Frace
  • Take a tour of medieval Lucerne
Activities:
Biking, River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy a tour of Amsterdam’s legendary canals, lined with narrow buildings, cafes, and the house where Anne Frank once lived in hiding. Visit Cologne and its majestic Gothic cathedral, then relax on board as you cruise the stunning Rhine River Gorge, lined with ruins of medieval castles and …
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Western Church with water canal view in Amsterdam
$1,999
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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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View from the harbour of Basel, Switzerland
$3,199
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The Enchanting Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amakristina
  • Enjoy wine discussions and tastings
  • Join a scenic tour of Amsterdam
  • Explore the town of Rüdesheim
  • Take a panoramic tour of Strasbourg
Activities:
Biking, River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the MS Amakristina for an exciting European cruise on the romantic Rhine river. Your voyage will take you through a tour of the house where Anne Frank once lived in hiding, and the legendary canals of Amsterdam. Visit Cologne and its majestic Gothic cathedral, then relax on board as you …
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La Petite district in Strasbourg
$2,799
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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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Basel at Christmas, Switzerland
$3,095
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine

Amsterdam - Basel - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Destiny
  • Explore Grande Île in Strasbourg
  • Discover Amsterdam and its canal
  • Tour to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
  • Visit the city of Cologne
Starts/ Ends in:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
Christmas Market, Hiking, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Emerald Destiny will sail through the Rhine River and bring to life the marvelous Christmas markets. Amsterdam is famous for its picturesque canal. Visit the delightful Christmas stalls in the city. Take a tour inCologneand enjoy a taste of traditional glühwein. InKoblenz, panoramic views of …
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Enjoy a cozy Christmas market in Cologne
$2,995
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine

Amsterdam - Zurich - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Destiny
  • Discover Amsterdam
  • Visit the city of Cologne
  • Tour to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
  • Explore Grande Île in Strasbourg
Starts/ Ends in:
Amsterdam / Zurich
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the festive lights, and tasty food and drinks in the cheerful markets in Europe. Emerald Destiny will sail through the Rhine River to the marvelous Christmas markets. First is Amsterdam, famous for its picturesque canals where shopping can be had at their delightful Christmas stalls. …
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Enjoy a cozy Christmas Market in Frankfurt
$1,999
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Christmas in Alsace & Germany

Northbound - 5 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Imagery II
  • See the city's famous architectures
  • Taste some Christmas delicacies
  • Experience vibrant Christmas mood
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Frankfurt
Activities:
Local Market, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This Christmas river cruise begins in Switzerland and takes you down the Rhine River to France and Germany, with beautiful passing views and quaint villages festively lit and decorated—a unique and unforgettable way to celebrate the season!This time of year, an ice rink can be found at the …
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Enjoy a cozy Christmas Market in Frankfurt
$1,999
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Christmas in Alsace & Germany

Northbound - 5 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Tranquility II
  • See the city's famous architectures
  • Taste some Christmas delicacies
  • Experience vibrant Christmas mood
Starts/ Ends in:
Basel / Frankfurt
Activities:
River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This Christmas river cruise begins in Switzerland and takes you down the Rhine River to France and Germany, with beautiful passing views and quaint villages festively lit and decorated—a unique and unforgettable way to celebrate the season!This time of year, an ice rink can be found at the …
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Koblenz at night
$1,898
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New Year on Two Rivers:The Romantic Rhine Valley and the Picturesque Moselle

7 Day Itinerary aboard MS France
  • Visit Music Museum in Rudesheim
  • Enjoy Cochem, Pearl of the Moselle
  • Explore the Basilica of St. Castor
  • Join an exclusive wine tasting
Activities:
Hiking, River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Celebrate New Year on a 7-day romantic cruise aboard MS France sailing through Rhine and Moselle rivers. Discover Bernkastel, a beautiful town in the heart of the Moselle Valley, but also Koblenz, which is today a small yet dynamic German city with many stories to tell. Enjoy an exceptional tour of …
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View of Strasbourg city
$1,695
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New Year's Eve in the Rhine Valley

5 Day Itinerary aboard MS Gérard Schmitter
  • Enjoy the views of Rüdesheim
  • Set off on a tour of old Strasbourg
  • Join a train excursion in Rüdesheim
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Celebrate the New Year in a warm and friendly atmosphere! Cruise the romantic Rhine Valley and discover Koblenz, home to one of Germany's richest heritages, Rüdesheim and its Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments, and Heidelberg, a symbol of German Romanticism with its fine architecture.
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Detailed ornament at a Christmas Market
$1,441
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Rhineland And Dutch Christmas

5 Day Itinerary aboard MS L'Europe
  • Experience the magic of Christmas
  • Explore romantic Rhine Valley
  • Tour the city of Cologne
Starts/ Ends in:
Strasbourg / Amsterdam
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy a unique 5-day cruise aboard the MS L'Europe on the Rhine River from Strasbourg to Amsterdam and immerse yourself in Christmas magic! You will discover the famous Christmas market in Strasbourg with local crafts, mulled wine and much more. Christmas Eve dinner will be followed by a most …
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Take a ride on the ferris wheel or take a stroll through the Christmas Market
$1,401
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Delightful Christmas Markets in the Neckar Valley and Fairytale-like Rothenbourg ob der Tauber

5 Day Itinerary aboard MS Victor Hugo
  • Explore romantic city of Heidelberg
  • See whimsical Christmas Market
  • Tour in historic Speyer
  • Stroll through Eberbach
Starts/ Ends in:
Strasbourg / Strasbourg
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Get the chance to explore the amusing Christmas markets and explore the astonishing landmarks in the Neckar Valley and magnificent Rothenbourg in this 5-day cruise aboard MS Victor Hugo. Hopon the old-time carousel like a kid, savor the scrumptious food, and enjoy a beer or sip on mulled wine. …
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