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10 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Amsterdam to Lucerne 2024
Romantic Rhine with 2 Nights in Lucerne (Southbound)Starting from $3,178
River Cruise DescriptionYour 10-day river cruise vacation includes stays in Holland, Germany, France, and Switzerland-all beginning with your Avalon Rhine River cruise embarking from Amsterdam. Before sailing down the Rhine River, you'll enjoy a guided canal cruise through the colorful capital of Holland.Next, you'll cruise to Cologne, Germany-a 2,000 year-old city known for its Gothic architecture-an exciting stop with its famous twin-spired cathedral and Old Town with many shops, cafés, and taverns. On your way to Rüdesheim, relax on the Sky Deck of your ship as you pass through the spectacular Rhine Gorge -the most beautiful view of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. You'll take a guided tour of Rüdesheim's outstanding Mechanical Music Museum.Sail into Mainz for city sightseeing, including a visit to the impressive Gutenberg Museum, or choose an excursion to nearby Heidelberg-and cruise to Strasbourg, France. Then, stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany's Black Forest-an area of unrivaled natural beauty-best known for Black Forest ham, cherry cake, and the cuckoo clock.Cruise to Basel, Switzerland, to disembark from your Avalon Suite Ship® and continue your vacation with a visit to Mt. Pilatus and a walking tour in Lucerne. Your Rhine River cruise and vacation in Switzerland are the perfect combination to unlock a guided European vacation of a lifetime.
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|Apr 2, 2024||Avalon Expression||Waitlist||Call Us!|
|Apr 16, 2024||Avalon Expression||$3,428||Call Us!|
|Apr 30, 2024||Avalon Expression||$4,628||Call Us!|
|May 14, 2024||Avalon Expression||$3,978||Call Us!|
|May 28, 2024||Avalon Expression||$3,828||Call Us!|
|Jun 11, 2024||Avalon Expression||$3,828||Call Us!|
|Jun 25, 2024||Avalon Expression||$3,828||Call Us!|
|Jul 9, 2024||Avalon Expression||$3,478||Call Us!|
|Jul 23, 2024||Avalon Expression||Waitlist||Call Us!|
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|Sep 3, 2024||Avalon Expression||Waitlist||Call Us!|
|Sep 17, 2024||Avalon Expression||$4,378||Call Us!|
|Oct 1, 2024||Avalon Expression||$4,028||Call Us!|
|Oct 15, 2024||Avalon Expression||$3,728||Call Us!|
|Oct 18, 2024||Avalon View||$3,478||Call Us!|
|Oct 29, 2024||Avalon Tranquility II||$3,178||Call Us!|
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. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:
- Plus independent exploration options and use of Avalon's exclusive AvalonGO APP.
River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (EMBARKATION)Welcome to Holland. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Your day in Amsterdam is free to explore at your leisure.During tulip season, you may take a Guided Optional Excursion to Keukenhof gardens—with more than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, as well as other bulbs, planted each year.Outside of tulip season, join a Guided Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans to see historic windmills and charming Dutch houses.
Day 2 AMSTERDAM
Day 3 COLOGNE, GERMANY
Day 4 RÜDESHEIM
Day 5 MAINZ. EXCURSION TO HEIDELBERG
Day 6 STRASBOURG, FRANCE
Day 7 BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO BLACK FOREST
Day 8 BASEL, SWITZERLAND (DISEMBARKATION)–MOUNT PILATUS
Day 9 LUCERNE
Day 10 LUCERNEYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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