Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Amsterdam: Canal cruise

Day 3 Cologne: Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour

Day 4 Koblenz: Choice of guided tour, or visit to Sayn Manor House

Day 5 Bernkastel: Guided walk; wine tasting on board

Day 6 Remich. Excursion to Luxembourg: Guided tour in Luxembourg

Day 7 Trier: Choice of guided tour in Trier, or 'Roman Trier,' see the Porta Nigra

Day 8 Cochem: Guided tour, visit Reichsburg Castle

Day 9 Boppard-Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim: Free time in Boppard; scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, cable-car ride to the Niederwald Monument , or hike the vineyards with your Adventure Host in Rüdesheim

Day 10 Ludwigshafen. Excursion to Heidelberg: Guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat, or hike up Philosophers' Way with your Adventure Host

Day 11 Strasbourg: Guided tour, visit La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral

Day 12 Breisach: Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or visit to Badischer Winzerkeller

Day 13 Basel (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning

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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.

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