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Old city of Koblenz by night
$3,595
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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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Observe Rudesheim's famous vineyards
$2,269
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The Romantic Rhine Valley and Holland

6 Day Itinerary aboard MS Gérard Schmitter
  • Train excursion through Rudesheim
  • Enjoy a free night in Drosselgasse
  • Observe Germany's numerous castles
  • Join a canal boat tour of Amsterdam
Activities:
River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Contemplate the charming castles of the romantic Rhine Valley and the famous rock of the Lorelei, on this unique 6-day river cruise journey aboard the MSGérard Schmitter.Cruise on the beautiful part of the Rhine River and enjoy daily land excursions in Strasbourg, Rudesheim, Cologne, …
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$4,299
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Rhine, Moselle & Blissful Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden - Frankfurt - 12 Day Itinerary aboard River Queen
  • Visit 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Cruise along Moselle & Rhine rivers
  • See Germany’s oldest town - Trier
Starts/ Ends in:
Strasbourg / Frankfurt
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Germany’s spectacular backdrops and breathtaking natural wonders will reveal themselves as you cruise along the alluring Moselle and Rhine rivers. Discover Baden-Baden, a city so stunning that they named it twice.Visit Strasbourg, a dynamic city that has changed its nationality four times, …
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Explore quaint towns along the Rhine
$3,899
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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 in:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
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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$3,399
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Rhine & Moselle

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 in:
Strasbourg / Frankfurt
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
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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Fields of tulips stretch as far as the eye can see
$4,495
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Tulips and the Rhine

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Dawn
  • Discover the charming Koblenz
  • Admire vast fields of tulips
  • Discover the beauty of Strasbourg
  • Tour Heidelberg Castle
Starts/ Ends in:
Zurich / Amsterdam
Activities:
River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an enchanting cruise along the beautiful and storied Rhine river. Begin your journey in Switzerland, where you can explore the cultural hub of Zurich before boarding your ship. Cruise to Breisach, known for its cuckoo clocks and the live oompah bands. Visit a Black Forest village and …
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Visit historic Nuremberg
$2,699
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Christmastime on the Danube (Westbound)

7 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Passion
  • Uncover the wonder of Wachau Valley
  • Visit the Benedictine Abbey in Melk
  • Enjoy walking in Regensburg
  • Explore Nuremberg
Starts/ Ends in:
Vienna / Nuremberg
Activities:
Christmas Market, River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This Christmastime river cruise begins in Austria’s magical capital of Vienna, home to the sounds of Mozart and Strauss, the Vienna Boys’ Choir, and the Spanish Riding School. See the famous sights with a Local Guide, or opt to go on a culinary tour through the Christmas markets to get …
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Visit historic Nuremberg
$2,199
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The Heart of Germany

6 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Imagery II
  • Be amazed in the beautiful villages
  • Travel to Bavaria’s wine-production
  • Enjoy your town visit in Volkach
  • Visit the Romanesque Cathedral
Starts/ Ends in:
Nuremberg / Frankfurt
Activities:
River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your cruise through Germany is one of a kind. Cruise through Germany from Nuremberg on the Main River cruise portion to beautiful Bamberg. Take a guided tour of the quaint town of Volkach and its half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets, then visit Bavaria’s largest wine-producing region …
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Western Church with water canal view in Amsterdam
$1,999
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A Taste of Rhine

Northbound - 5 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Artistry II
  • Join the Guided Canal Cruise
  • Take a Guided Walk of Cologne
  • Cruise through Rhine George
  • Visit the Mechanical Music Museum
Starts/ Ends in:
Frankfurt / Amsterdam
Activities:
River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
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 famoustwin-steepled gothic …
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Visit historic Nuremberg
$2,199
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Festive Season in the Heart of Germany

6 Day Itinerary aboard Avalon Tranquility II
  • Enjoy your town visit in Volkach
  • Visit the Romanesque Cathedral.
  • Be amazed in the beautiful villages
  • Travel to Bavaria’s wine-production
Starts/ Ends in:
Nuremberg / Frankfurt
Activities:
River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your cruise through Germany is one of a kind. Cruise through Germany from Nuremberg on the Main River cruise portion to beautiful Bamberg. Take a guided tour of the quaint town of Volkach and its half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets, then visit Bavaria’s largest wine-producing region …
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Stroll through the romantic streets of Amsterdam
$10,215
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West European Capitals

Lisbon to Bergen - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse
  • Visit magnificent Vigo
  • Discover amazing Cowes
  • View the picturesque Zeebrugge
  • Explore Farsund's abundant birdlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Lisbon / Bergen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The tales and tastes of a region infused with a rich past and a vibrant future, Western Europe retains its age-old traditions while evolving to incorporate the new modernity of the world. Savor the flavors and history of these dynamic and culturally diverse countries as you travel up the Atlantic …
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Elegant and classic architecture
$9,798
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The Grand Danube

22 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amamagna
  • Discover Regensburg
  • Admire Vilshofen's architecture
  • Enjoy Wachau valleys
  • Admire the beautiful Iron Gates
Starts/ Ends in:
Prague / Bucharest
Activities:
River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel to legendary destinations, beginning in majestic Prague. After embarking upon your cruise, you will savor Wachau Valley wines, experience the beauty and history of Vienna and Budapest, traverse the narrow Iron Gates, and cruise along the Romanian-Bulgarian border to Bucharest, capital of …
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Belfast City Hall and Ferris Wheel
$7,650
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Hamburg to London (Greenwich)

15 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Visit the city of Hamburg
  • Discover the splendor of Edinburgh
  • Explore modern Belfast
  • Experience Dublin architecture
Starts/ Ends in:
Hamburg / London
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This two-week cruise shows a side of the British Isles that is more often kept for locals. Beginning in Hamburg, Germany’s capital of cool, let Silver Whisper whisk you away to the Land of the Brave – aka Scotland. After exploring the lovely city of Edinburgh, it’s on to the …
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The towering cathedral of Gdansk, Poland
$10,935
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Northern Europe - Hamburg to Helsinki

15 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud Spirit
  • Catch charming harbor views
  • Explore Copenhagen
  • Visit Visby
  • Find Nordic design in Stockholm
Starts/ Ends in:
Hamburg / Helsinki
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail through some of the most beautiful countries in Europe as Sea Cloud Spirit takes you on a 15-day cruise from Hamburg to Helsinki. Visit Lysekil, Copenhagen, Gdansk, Visby, Stockholm, Mariehamn, St. Petersburg, and Tallinn along the way. Explore the countless canals and harbors of Copenhagen …
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Colorful port of Bergen
$6,120
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Copenhagen to Hamburg

11 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Visit the renowned landmarks
  • Discover the stirring city of Oslo
  • Ride a train on the Flåm Railway
  • Sail up to Lysefjord
Starts/ Ends in:
Copenhagen / Hamburg
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Voted as the “happiest place on earth” in 2017, Norway is a bucket list destination for so many reasons. It is the country that keeps on giving: the very cool capital (which you can enjoy during an overnight), the gorgeous island beaches, punctuated by rust red fishermen’s …
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Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest, Hungary
$3,299
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Christmas Markets on the Danube - Cruise Only

Budapest to Vilshofen - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Sail a special Illuminations Cruise
  • Visit Vörösmarty Square
  • Tour the illuminated Rathaus
  • Join a guided bike tour
Starts/ Ends in:
Budapest / Vilshofen
Activities:
Christmas Market, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Few events are awaited with as much anticipation as Europe’s Christmas Markets. Be spellbound by Europe's Christmas Markets. In Linz, marvel at the small clay figurines representing the people of a typical village—the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker; and while in …
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Stop in beautiful Basel, Switzerland
$4,195
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Rhine Highlights

Amsterdam-Basel - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Crystal
  • Enjoy Europe’s Rhine river
  • Explore Amsterdam’s canals
  • Stroll through Cologne
  • Discover the history of Heidelberg
Starts/ Ends in:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Admire some of the most charming towns of central Europe and cruise along the Rhine. Explore the canals of Amsterdam, admire Cologne’s famous cathedral, tour Heidelberg Castle, relax in the historic spa town of Baden-Baden and stroll through romantic Strasbourg. Throughout the journey, relax …
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Enjoy a quiet moment on the banks of the Danube
$3,995
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Gems of the Danube

8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Amber
  • Explore historic Nuremberg
  • Stroll through Regensburg
  • Visit the city of Cesky Krumlov
  • Tour Schönbrunn Palace
Starts/ Ends in:
Nuremberg / Budapest
Activities:
River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore historic Nuremberg, Germany before boarding your 5-star luxury river cruise ship and embarking on your adventure. Cruise the Danube, making stops in some of the most beautiful cities of central Europe. Explore castles and gardens near Salzburg, join a beer or wine tasting in Regensburg, and …
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