Day 2 Breisach: Choice of Black Forest Excursion or visit to Badischer Winzerkeller, the largest German wine producer; Christmas market
Day 3 Strasbourg: Guided sightseeing, visit the La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral; Christmas market
Day 4 Excursion to Heidelberg. Mainz: Choice of excursion to Heidelberg, guided visit of the castle, see the Great Vat or guided walk, visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz; Christmas market
Day 5 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge: Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim;scenic sailing through the Rhine Gorge; Christmas market
Day 6 Cologne: Guided city walk; Christmas market
Day 7 Amsterdam: Canal cruise
Day 8 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning
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. Plus, we offer independent exploration options and the use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP on most of our cruises.
Below are 3 types of included shore excursions for you to experience.
- In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
- Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
- Christmas markets are open from the first weekend in December, depending on the location.