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12 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from from Lake Como to Amsterdam 2024
Romantic Rhine with 3 Nights in Lake Como & 1 Night in Lucerne & Mount Pilatus (Northbound)Starting from $3,648
River Cruise DescriptionYour European vacation begins with a 3-night stay in Lake Como and 1 night stay in Lucerne, with a special excursion up Mount Pilatus for spectacular Swiss Alpine panoramas. In Como, an included guided walking tour features the charming historic district, the Gothic Town Hall, the impressive Duomo and a boat ride on the lake. In Lucerne, your guided walking tour includes the Lion Monument, the Chapel Bridgeand a special highlight ex-cursion to stunning Mount Pilatus. Embark on your Rhine River cruise through France, Germany, and Holland. Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Basel, Switzerland, then head for Breisach, Germany, at the foot of the Kaiserstuhl Mountain on the French-German border. Here you'll find 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. Continue your river cruise to Strasbourg, France, and marvel at the red-sandstone Gothic-style cathedral with ancient murals and the fascinating astronomical clock. Stroll through the lovely La Petite France district with its quaint shops, delightful bistros, and peaceful waterfront promenade. Visit the ruins of Heidelberg Castle, towering magnificently over the city, or stop in Mainz for a guided walk and a visit to the captivating Gutenberg Museum. Sail to the charming wine town of Rüdesheim, and a visit to the unique Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, then pass through the dramatic Rhine Gorge-the most beautiful view of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. Last stop in Germany is Cologne-a 2,000-year-old city known for its Gothic-style architecture and famous twin-spired cathedral.At the conclusion of your Rhine River cruise, you'll spend time in colorful Amsterdam. See the treasures of this 700-year-old city on an included canal cruise along the elegant grachten lined with homes dating back to the city's "Golden Age." Spend free time discovering world-famous museums, and an abundance of restaurants in the vibrant, modern capital of Holland.
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|Apr 9, 2024||Avalon Vista||$3,798||Call Us!|
|Apr 23, 2024||Avalon Vista||Waitlist||Call Us!|
|May 7, 2024||Avalon Vista||$4,098||Call Us!|
|May 14, 2024||Avalon Panorama||$4,448||Call Us!|
|May 21, 2024||Avalon Vista||$4,198||Call Us!|
|Jun 4, 2024||Avalon Vista||$4,198||Call Us!|
|Jun 11, 2024||Avalon Panorama||$4,198||Call Us!|
|Jun 18, 2024||Avalon Vista||$4,198||Call Us!|
|Jun 25, 2024||Avalon Panorama||$4,198||Call Us!|
|Jul 2, 2024||Avalon Vista||Waitlist||Call Us!|
|Jul 16, 2024||Avalon Vista||$3,848||Call Us!|
|Jul 30, 2024||Avalon Vista||$3,848||Call Us!|
|Aug 13, 2024||Avalon Vista||$3,848||Call Us!|
|Sep 10, 2024||Avalon Vista||$4,748||Call Us!|
|Sep 17, 2024||Avalon Panorama||$4,748||Call Us!|
|Sep 24, 2024||Avalon Vista||$4,498||Call Us!|
|Oct 1, 2024||Avalon Panorama||$4,398||Call Us!|
|Oct 8, 2024||Avalon Vista||$4,198||Call Us!|
|Oct 15, 2024||Avalon Panorama||$3,848||Call Us!|
|Oct 22, 2024||Avalon Vista||$3,648||Call Us!|
|Nov 27, 2024||Avalon Panorama||$4,048||Call Us!|
|Dec 11, 2024||Avalon Panorama||$3,798||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 LAKE COMO, ITALYWelcome to Italy! The remainder of the day is free to start exploring this delightful town on the Lake Como. This gorgeous city offers you plenty of opportunities to get the most out of your three nights stay.
Day 2 LAKE COMO
Day 3 LAKE COMO
Day 4 LAKE COMO–LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND
Day 5 LUCERNE–MOUNT PILATUS–BASEL (EMBARKATION)
Day 6 BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO BLACK FOREST
Day 7 STRASBOURG, FRANCE
Day 8 MAINZ, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO HEIDELBERG
Day 9 RÜDESHEIM–RHINE GORGE
Day 10 COLOGNE
Day 11 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND
Day 12 AMSTERDAM (DISEMBARKATION)Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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