Day 1 Basel (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Breisach. Excursion to Black Forest: Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or visit to Badischer Winzerkeller

Day 3 Strasbourg: Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral

Day 4 Ludwigshafen. Excursion to Heidelberg: Guided visit of the castle, see the Great Vat, or hike up Philosophers' Way with your Adventure Host.

Day 5 Rüdesheim-Rhine Gorge: Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; cruise through the Rhine Gorge

Day 6 Koblenz: Choice of guided sightseeing, or visit Sayn Manor House

Day 7 Bernkastel: Guided walk; wine tasting

Day 8 Remich: Excursion to Luxembourg

Day 9 Trier: Choice of guided tour, or 'Roman Trier' tour, see the Porta Nigra

Day 10 Cochem: Guided tour, visit Reichsburg Castle

Day 11 Cologne: Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour

Day 12 Amsterdam: Canal cruise

Day 13 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): Your cruise 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.