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8 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Amsterdam to Basel 2023
Active & Discovery on the Rhine (Southbound)Starting from $3,498
River Cruise DescriptionExplore the Rhine River from a unique perspective on an Avalon Active & Discovery River Cruise. With Avalon Choice® inclusions you decide how to explore each destination on your Rhine River cruise. From classic sightseeing, to active pursuits, to discovery activities and excursions, you'll enjoy a wide variety of included excursions to match your interests and pace. Whether you're a history buff, a foodie, or an art lover, you'll find a wide selection of inclusions that speak to you! Your Rhine River cruise begins in Amsterdam for a day full of activities. See the colorful corners of Amsterdam your way-from a canal cruise to a leisurely biking tour-all at an easy pace! You might choose an included painting class, instead, to recreate the masterpieces of Dutch artists. Visit the Chocolate Museum in Cologne, take a guided "bites and highlights" tour in Düsseldorf, and taste regional wines in Eltville. In Koblenz, take a cable-car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for magnificent views of the surrounding area. Sail through the magnificent Rhine Gorge and enjoy specialty dishes while cruising. Join us for an Active & Discovery Rhine River Cruise with more included selections for every preference, passion, and pace.
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|Departure Date||Ship||Priced From|
|May 9, 2023||Avalon Expression||$3,498||Call Us!|
|Jun 20, 2023||Avalon Expression||$4,098||Call Us!|
|Aug 1, 2023||Avalon Expression||$3,799||Call Us!|
|Sep 12, 2023||Avalon Expression||$3,898||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)How Suite It Is! Welcome Aboard Your Avalon Suite Ship®.Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. You may take a Guided Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans to see historic windmills and charming Dutch houses.Your day in Amsterdam is free to explore at your leisure the colorful cafés, galleries, bridges, and canals.
Day 2 AMSTERDAM
Day 3 DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY
Day 4 KOBLENZ—RHINE GORGE
Day 5 SPEYER. EXCURSIONS TO HEIDELBERG
Day 6 STRASBOURG, FRANCE
Day 7 BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO BLACK FOREST
Day 8 BASEL (DISEMBARKATION)Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning. Flights should not leave Zürich airport before 10 am or Basel airport before 8 am.
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