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9 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from from Frankfurt to Lucerne 2024
The Best of the Rhine with 2 Nights in Frankfurt and 2 Nights in LucerneStarting from $3,342
River Cruise DescriptionDiscover extraordinary destinations in Germany, France and Switzerland on this Rhine River cruise to sample local charms and traditions from Frankfurt to Basel. Before your cruise, spend two nights in Frankfurt, with guided sightseeing of this charming city. Enjoy a guided tour of Heidelberg before boarding your Avalon Suite Ship®. Relax on the Sky Deck and 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. In Strasbourg, France, you'll be amazed by the red-sandstone Gothic cathedral with ancient murals and fascinating astronomical clock. Also, stroll through the lovely La Petite France district with its quaint shops, delightful bistros, and peaceful waterfront promenade. Before the end of your European river cruise vacation, stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany's Black Forest. Here, find unrivaled natural beauty in the area 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 2-night stay, including a walking tour, in Lucerne. Your Rhine River cruise and vacation in Switzerland are the perfect combination to unlock a wonderful European vacation.
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|Departure Date||Ship||Priced From|
|May 24, 2024||Avalon Tranquility II||$3,342||Call Us!|
|Sep 23, 2024||Avalon Tranquility II||$3,492||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 FRANKFURT, GERMANYWelcome to Germany. Your day in Frankfurt is free to explore at your leisure.
Day 2 FRANKFURT
Day 3 FRANKFURT. EXCURSION TO HEIDELBERG (EMBARKATION)
Day 4 RHINE GORGE
Day 5 STRASBOURG, FRANCE
Day 6 BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO BLACK FOREST
Day 7 BASEL, SWITZERLAND (DISEMBARKATION)–MOUNT PILATUS
Day 8 LUCERNE
Day 9 LUCERNEYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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