cruise

at-a-glance


Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Amsterdam: Canal cruise

Day 3 Cologne: Guided walk; Christmas market

Day 4 Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim: Scenic sailing through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; Christmas market

Day 5 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; Christmas market

Day 6 Strasbourg: Guided sightseeing, visit the La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral; Christmas market

Day 7 Breisach: Choice of Black Forest Excursion, or visit to a local winery in Breisach

Day 8 Basel (Disembarkation)-Mount Pilatus-Lucerne: Excursion to Mount Pilatus (in case of bad weather, visit the Swiss Transport Museum instead), guided walking tour in Lucerne with the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge

Day 9 Lucerne-Lake Como: Transfer by high speed train (first class) to Lake Como; guided walking tour

Day 10 Lake Como: Boat ride on Lake Como to Bellagio

Day 11 Lake Como: Full day at leisure

Day 12 Lake Como-Milan: Transfer to Milan; guided sightseeing

Day 13 Milan: Full day at leisure

Day 14 Milan: Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning
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cities and locations


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. 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.

The “Starting at” or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per person based on twin occupancy and any applicable port charges, non-commissionable taxes and fees and intra-vacation flight are included in the price shown. Any included overnight stay in Canada, applicable GST/HST is also included in the price shown. International airfare, however, is not included. If price is crossed out, the new price shown includes a limited time promotional offer(s). Please review current promotions or deals for additional information.