Transfer to Basel to embark on your Avalon Suite Ship® for a Rhine River cruise through France, Germany, and Holland. A history expert accompanies you to share fascinating historical lectures to spotlight Jewish history in select destinations. You’ll sail to Breisach, gateway to the beautiful Black Forest and on to Strasbourg, France. See the stunning Gothic cathedral and the Jewish Quarter. Sail to Ludwigshafen for an excursion to Heidelberg Castle, or join your Avalon Adventure Host® for a hike up Philosophers’ Way. You can alternatively visit the Gutenberg museum with amazing history of early pioneers of print. Sail to Rüdesheim and through the spectacular Rhine Gorge to Koblenz. In Cologne, sightseeing includes a city tour or walking tour of the Jewish Quarter. In Amsterdam, take a guided canal cruise through the colorful city and see the Jewish Quarter in the city where Anne Frank wrote her famous diary.
Travel by high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris for two nights in “The City of Light.” Your Monograms vacation in Paris includes sightseeing with an expert guide, with a drive past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, and a Seine River cruise. Travel via high-speed Eurostar train from Paris to London. Guided sightseeing in London includes Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Your Monograms Local Host® is on hand in both Paris and London to assist you during your stay. Your Rhine River cruise with stays in Lucerne, Paris, and London provides the perfect combination for a guided European vacation of a lifetime.