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Explore the heart of Germany's vibrant culture with Adventure Life's array of 42 meticulously designed cultural tours for this month. Experience the rich traditions, art, and flavors that define Germany, juxtaposed against the stunning backdrop of picturesque landscapes and charming cities. Our cultural tours offer a feast for the senses, weaving through historic sites, local markets, and architectural wonders that showcase the country's diverse heritage. Throughout , immerse yourself in the cultural and culinary wonders of Germany, where each corner tells a story and every dish is a delight. With prices starting at $1,250 to $24,390, begin a captivating adventure that will reveal the soul of German culture. Contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Visit charming Passau
$3,299
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Magna on the Danube - Budapest to Vilshofen

Budapest to Vilshofen - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MS AmaMagna
  • Experience Melk Abbey
  • Explore Passau
  • Discover Salzburg
  • Visit Vienna
Starts / Ends:
Budapest / Vilshofen
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 8-day river cruise from Budapest to Vilshofenaboard the MS AmaMagna. Immerse yourself in captivating architecture, classical music, stunning scenery, and delectable cuisine. From apricot brandy tastings in Dürnstein to an exclusive wine festival in Spitz, indulge in epicurean …
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Stop in beautiful Basel, Switzerland
$3,499
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Castles along the Rhine

Basel to Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Antoinette
  • Tour the Kaysersberg village
  • Wander through historic Strasbourg
  • Enjoy wine tasting at Boppard
  • Visit the Marksburg Castle
Starts / Ends:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the romantic, soul-stirring beauty of the legendary Rhine on a cruise aboard the S.S. Antoinette. Each bend of the river reveals the spires of historic churches and castles, while vines climb the beautiful hills. Marksburg Castle is one of the few castles on the Rhine that has never been …
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$3,499
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Magnificent Moselle & Rhine

Strasbourg to Frankfurt - 10 Day Itinerary aboard River Queen
  • 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Experience historic Speyer
  • Explore Cochem’s castles
  • Let Moselle and Rhine captivate you
Starts / Ends:
Frankfurt / Frankfurt
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Germany’s spectacular backdrops and breathtaking natural wonders will reveal themselves as you cruise along the alluring Moselle and Rhine rivers. SeeStrasbourg, a dynamic city that has changed its nationality four times, has a lot to offer.Savor a one-of-a-kind experience in historic Speyer, …
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Enjoy a cozy Christmas Market in Frankfurt
$2,349
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Christmastime in Alsace and Germany

5 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Panorama
  • Experience the Black Forest
  • Explore Christmas market in Europe
  • Visit Fascinating Heidelberg Castle
  • Tour Strasbourg Cathedral
Starts / Ends:
Frankfurt / Basel
Activities:
Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 5-day magical Rhine River Christmas cruise from Frankfurt, Germany, aboard the Avalon Panorama. Explore Heidelberg Castle, sail to Strasbourg's Christmas markets, and cruise to Breisach in Germany's Black Forest. Concluding in Basel, Switzerland, savor unforgettable holiday …
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Take a ride on the ferris wheel or take a stroll through the Christmas Market
$1,195
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Christmas on the Romantic Rhine

4 Day Itinerary aboard MS Leonard De Vinci
  • Christmas Markets in Strasbourg
  • Tour museums in Rüdesheim
  • Discover the history of Mainz
Starts / Ends:
Strasbourg / Strasbourg
Activities:
Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the MS Leonard De Vinci to join the 4-day cruise along the romantic Rhine Valley this Christmas and discover the famous Christmas market of Strasbourg, one of the biggest in Europe. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere of the end-of-year celebrations! You can also attend the famous …
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Explore the historic old town Koblenz
$3,399
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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:
Basel / Cologne
Activities:
Christmas Market Visits, Festival Visits, Local Market Visits, River Cruises
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. Sip vin chaud and stroll to Place Kléber to behold the enormous, brilliantly lighted tree that …
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Explore the inspiring Amsterdam
$11,190
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Splendours of Europe

Amsterdam - Budapest - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Destiny
  • Explore Amsterdam
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Explore Vienna
  • Visit towns
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Budapest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 15-day Splendors of Europe cruise aboard the Emerald Destiny from Amsterdam to Budapest. This trip includes a scenic route through the countries of the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary. Begin the exploration in Amsterdam, and delve into the history of the Dutch …
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Cruise the rivers of Germany
$6,790
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Jewels of the Rhine

Zurich - Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Sun
  • Visit a Black Forest village
  • Visit Heidelberg Castle
  • Take a walk to Heidelberg
  • Ride a cable car in Koblenz
Starts / Ends:
Zurich / Amsterdam
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the ship inBasel, Switzerland. First to explore in the list is the Black Forest, known for its cuckoo clocks and the live oompah bands. Here, visit a Black Forest village or hikepassing under an idyllic canopy of evergreens. In Strasbourg, be amazed by the ornate beauty ofMaison Kammerzell …
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Romantic evening light over Basel
$3,699
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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:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, River Cruises, Village Visits, 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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Explore quaint towns along the Rhine
$3,999
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Castles Along the Rhine

8 Day Itinerary aboard River Empress
  • Tour the capital of Alsatian wines
  • Visit a Romanesque cathedral
  • Visit the Marksburg Castle.
  • Walk through Strasbourg
Starts / Ends:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day voyage aboard the River Empress is an ideal holiday for castle lovers. Sail along the Rhine river and 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 …
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Admire beautiful evening lights of Vienna
$3,499
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Authentic Danube

8 Day Itinerary aboard River Princess
  • Visit the World Museum at Vienna
  • Enjoy the St. Stephen’s Church
  • Visit to the Nuremberg Castle
Starts / Ends:
Vienna / Nuremberg
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
As this adventure starts, castles, stunning architecture, natural wonders and rich history ensue. Not only that, but discover Central Europe’s fascinating Jewish ties as part of our Jewish Heritage program. Enjoy the great outdoors and unique experiences along the Danube in cities that inspired …
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Basel at Christmas, Switzerland
$2,999
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Christmastime in Alsace and Germany

Northbound - 5 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Tranquility II
  • Experience the Black Forest
  • Explore Christmas market in Europe
  • Visit Fascinating Heidelberg Castle
  • Tour Strasbourg Cathedral
Starts / Ends:
Basel / Frankfurt
Activities:
Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Board the Avalon Tranquility II on this delightful 5-day cruise exploring the cozy Christmas markets of the towns along the Rhine River. Set off from Basel, Switzerland along the Rhine toward Breisach, Germany, considered a gateway to the legendary Black Forest region. Stroll through the …
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$3,799
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European Holiday Markets

Nuremberg to Vienna - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Beatrice
  • Experience Europe on the holidays
  • Visit holiday markets in Europe
  • 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Starts / Ends:
Nuremberg / Vienna
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Christmas Market Visits, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This cruise takes you to some of the most famous and delightful holiday markets in Europe. Those looking to experience Europe at its most magical will enjoy the chance to discover the delightful holiday traditions and treats of Germany and Austria. At each market, you’ll find wooden stalls …
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Ehrenfels Castle on Rhine River near Rudesheim
$3,999
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Captivating Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaviola
  • Enjoy Amsterdam
  • Join a tour through Old Town
  • Hike through Rüdesheim
  • Tour Parc de l’Orangerie
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, 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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Vienna
$3,599
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Iconic Christmas Markets - Cruise Only

Nuremberg - Budapest - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amalea
  • Visit the Great Market Hall
  • Explore Vörösmarty Square
  • Join a guided bike ride
  • Join a walking tour of Passau
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market Visits, Hiking, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel back through centuries as you walk along cobblestone streets through grand cities and historic towns bedecked with twinkling Christmas trees and lined with wooden huts gleaming with handcrafted treasures. Iconic Christmas Markets are plentiful and are on full display for your pleasure: …
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Romantic evening light over Basel
$6,790
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Jewels of the Rhine

Zurich - Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Dawn
  • Tour to a Black Forest village
  • Visit Heidelberg Castle
  • Take a walk to Heidelberg
  • Ride a cable car in Koblenz
Starts / Ends:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Expect an amazing journey on this 8-day voyage with Emerald Dawn. Visit fascinating architecture with amazing ornate designs that are rich with history. Appreciate the natural beauty of the Rhine River and every town the ship passes through. Tour the Black Forest, where interactions are easy with …
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Historic Nuremberg
$7,199
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Grand Christmas & New Year's

Nuremberg to Budapest - 13 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Beatrice
  • Tour to the Regensburg old city
  • Visit the Bavarian Forest village
  • Walk through the beautiful Passau
  • Enjoy an evening of music at Vienna
Starts / Ends:
Nuremberg / Budapest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
If you’re looking to celebrate the holidays and welcome the New Year in incredible style, this special cruise is for you.Visit stunning churches and sample delicious wines in enchanting baroque villages. Ring in the New Year dancing in a real Viennese palace and see how a dusting of snow adds …
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Explore historic Nuremberg
$3,999
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Authentic Danube & Prague

Vienna-Prague - 10 Day Itinerary aboard River Princess
  • Visit wineyards in Weissenkirchen.
  • Tour biking along the Danube River.
  • Visit Bavarian Forest National Park
  • Visit to the Nuremberg Castle.
Starts / Ends:
Vienna / Prague
Activities:
Adventure Options, Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the great outdoors and unique experiences along the Danube River in cities that inspired fairy tales. Prague boasts Hradčany, the biggest (and arguably the most extraordinary) castle in the world, and an Old Jewish Quarter that’s witnessed both hardships and celebrations for centuries. …
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