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5 Day Avalon River Cruise from Mainz to Amsterdam 2020

A Taste of the Rhine (Northbound) River Cruise (WFA)

Starting from $1,999
Ship(s): Avalon Artistry II

River Cruise Description

Welcome to the quaint village of Mainz, Germany at the start of your 5 Day Avalon River Cruise From Mainz to Amsterdam 2020! You’ll discover the excellent view of Germany’s beautiful Rhine River with an amazing example of its many charms from beautiful Mainz to sensational Amsterdam. Your luxurious Avalon cruise ship will sail peacefully through the breathtaking Rhine Gorge on your way to charming Rüdesheim – known as the world-renowned Rhine Valley’s magnificent wine country. During your European River Cruise, you’ll experience the sounds of “oom-pah-pah” of a world-famous Mechanical Music Museum like no other! You’ll take in the picturesque Boppard’s forest views after enjoying a special cup of authentic German coffee. While enjoying your Avalon Waterways Cruise, you’ll discover the fantastic history of the city of Cologne and you’ll be in awe as you tour its stunning gothic cathedral with its towering twin steeples. You have options. You might decide you’d like to get some exercise by joining an exciting guided walking tour of historic Cologne’s vital Jewish heritage sites. You’ll be fascinated with a taste of a classic Kölsch lager as you toast your fabulous 5 Day Avalon River Cruise From Mainz to Amsterdam 2020, which ends as you arrive in vibrant Amsterdam for a wonderful guided canal cruise, which takes you peacefully through the city’s exemplary waterways of what’s called the Golden Age.

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Departure DateShipPriced From
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Jun 24, 2020Avalon Artistry II$2,099Call Us!
Aug 19, 2020Avalon Artistry II$1,999Call Us!
Nov 13, 2020 Single Supplement WaivedAvalon Artistry II$1,999Call Us!
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. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:

Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.
We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests — from cooking classes, to painting workshops — to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.
Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go — from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.
  • Plus independent exploration options and use of Avalon's exclusive AvalonGO APP.

River Cruise Itinerary

Sunny Amsterdam


Day 1 Mainz, Germany (Embarkation)

Welcome to Germany. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding

Flights into Frankfurt must arrive by 2 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. You’ll cruise to Rüdesheim while having dinner on your first night onboard.


Day 2 Rüdesheim

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country
Based on your departure, enjoy either a Coffee Tasting or a Wine Tasting.
Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience, OR:
Take a Guided Hike through the vineyards with your Adventure Host, and enjoy the view with a cable car ride back down.

This afternoon, kick back on the Sky Deck as you cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge to Koblenz.  You will cruise past the legendary rock of The Lorelei—where the siren of mythology sang songs to lure ill-fated sailors.

Travel Through 2,000 Years Of Monumental History

Explore Koblenz at your leisure before a relaxing evening on board.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 Cologne

Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland
Take a Guided City Walk of Cologne— explore the Old City and see its soaring twin-steepled gothic cathedral, OR:
Join a Guided Walking Tour of Cologne’s important Jewish heritage sites.

Don’t miss the chance to enjoy free time over a glass of Kölsch pale lager—locally brewed for over 100 years! This evening, enjoy dinner on board your ship.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 Amsterdam, Holland

Canals of Colorful Amsterdam
Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam’s “Golden Age”.

Look at taking an Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans—a quintessential Dutch town complete with windmills, waterways, and flower farms, or perhaps a Guided Optional Biking Excursion to the Dutch countryside.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Amsterdam (Disembarkation)

While your fabulous river cruise vacation ends with a wonderful breakfast this morning, you’ll take some amazing memories and hopefully some great photographs with you when your return home!


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