2022 Season

A Taste of the Rhine with 1 Night in Amsterdam & 2 Nights in Frankfurt (Southbound)


cruise: WAFY 8 days from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Discover the treasured traditions of the past and present with an entirely new view of the majestic Rhine River. From Amsterdam’s colorful canals to the serenity of the Rhine Valley, your European river cruise gives you the perfect taste of the charming spots in Germany and Holland. Begin your vacation your way with an overnight stay in Amsterdam! Join us for an off-the-beaten-path guided walking tour through its cobblestone streets before cruising through the magnificent Rhine Gorge and sample the authentic culinary specialties along with regional wines, beer, and coffees in local cafes. Explore the iconic city of Amsterdam on a guided canal cruise, enjoy the fascinating city of Cologne with its soaring Gothic-style steeples, and take in the peaceful charm of Rüdesheim along the Rhine shores before disembarking in the marvelous medieval town of Frankfurt. Continue your vacation your way with two nights in Frankfurt after your cruise. Join a guided sightseeing tour of the city and an excursion to Heidelberg to visit the ruins of its red-walled castle. The perfect introduction to the tempting tastes and extraordinary experiences on the Rhine River.
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Day 1 Amsterdam: Welcome to Amsterdam

Day 2 Amsterdam: Off the beaten path walking tour; onboard welcome reception

Day 3 Amsterdam: Choice of canal cruise or walk with your Adventure Host

Day 4 Cologne: Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 5 Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim: Scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim or a hike in the vineyards with your Adventure Host

Day 6 Frankfurt (Disembarkation). Excursion to Heidelberg: Guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat

Day 7 Frankfurt: Guided tour

Day 8 Frankfurt: Your vacation ends this morning
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Avalon Choice

Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. Plus, we offer independent exploration options and the use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP on most of our cruises. 

Below are 3 types of included shore excursions for you to experience.

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  • In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
  • Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
The “Starting at” or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per person based on twin occupancy and any applicable port charges, non-commissionable taxes and fees, gratuities  and intra-vacation flight are included in the price shown.   International airfare, however, is not included. If price is crossed out, the new price shown includes a limited time promotional offer(s). Please review current promotions or deals for additional information.