Day 2 Arles: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit the Roman Amphitheater, or painting workshop
Day 3 Avignon: Guided sightseeing, visit the Palace of the Popes
Day 4 Viviers: Guided walk, visit Old Town and the cathedral
Day 5 Tournon-Vienne: Guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in Vienne
Day 6 Lyon: Guided sightseeing, picture stop on Fourvière Hill
Day 7 St. Jean de Losne: Cheese tasting on board
Day 8 St. Jean de Losne (Disembarkation)-Beaune-Basel (Embarkation): Visit the Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune; transfer to Basel; onboard welcome reception
Day 9 Breisach: Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or visit to Badischer Winzerkeller
Day 10 Strasbourg: Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral
Day 11 Mainz: Choice of guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat, or hike up Philosophers' Way; visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
Day 12 Rüdesheim-Rhine Gorge-Koblenz: Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; free time in Koblenz
Day 13 Cologne: Choice of 'Cologne Highlights' walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour
Day 14 Amsterdam: Canal cruise
Day 15 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.