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