Day 2 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Off the beaten path walking tour; onboard welcome reception
Day 3 Amsterdam: Canal cruise
Day 4 Cologne: Guided walk; Christmas market
Day 5 Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim: Scenic sailing through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim or hike in the vineyards with your Adventure Host; Christmas market
Day 6 Mainz. Excursion to Heidelberg: Choice of guided walk in Mainz with visit of the Gutenberg Museum or guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat or a hike up Philosophers’ Way; Christmas market
Day 7 Strasbourg: Guided sightseeing, visit the La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral; Christmas market
Day 8 Breisach: Choice of Black Forest Excursion or visit to Badischer Winzerkeller
Day 9 Basel (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.