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Day 1 Lake Como: Welcome to Italy

Day 2 Lake Como: Guided walking tour, boat ride on Lake Como with stop in beautiful Bellagio

Day 3 Lake Como: Day at leisure

Day 4 Lake Como-Lucerne: Transfer by High Speed Train (First Class); guided walking tour in Lucerne, see the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge

Day 5 Lucerne, Mount Pilatus–Basel (Embarkation): Excursion to Mount Pilatus (in case of bad weather, visit the Swiss Transport Museum instead); transfer to Basel to join your ship; onboard welcome reception

Day 6 Breisach: Choice of Black Forest Excursion or visit to a local winery in Breisach

Day 7 Strasbourg: Guided sightseeing, visit the La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral; Christmas market

Day 8 Excursion to Heidelberg. Mainz: choice of guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat, or hike up Philosophers’ Way or guided walk in Mainz with visit of the Gutenberg Museum; Christmas market

Day 9 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge: Choice of visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; Christmas market; scenic sailing through the Rhine Gorge; Christmas market

Day 10 Cologne: Guided walk; Christmas market

Day 11 Amsterdam: Canal cruise

Day 12 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): 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.

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.