Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps - 7-NIGHT CRUISE


Day 1 :
ARRIVE IN AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – EMBARKATION
Board the ship for your Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps cruise. (D)
Day 2 :
AMSTERDAM
There are 165 canals in Amsterdam, and you’ll get enjoy some of them on your canal cruise. Later in the day, set sail out of Amsterdam. (B,L,D)
Day 3 :
COLOGNE, GERMANY
Enjoy cruising to Cologne. Join a guided tour through the Old Town and explore the UNESCO-designated Cologne Cathedral, one of Germany’s most revered Gothic masterpieces. Continue to the Cologne Rathaus, Germany’s oldest town hall, plus see other local sights. For a different view, visit a local tavern to taste its famous Kölsch beer, only made in Cologne, and reibekuchen mit apfelmus, potato pancakes typically served with applesauce. Active adventurists will want to join a guided bike ride along the Rhine and through the historic Stadtgarten. (B,L,D)
Day 4 :
RHINE GORGE - RÜDESHEIM
Cruise through the captivating UNESCO-designated Rhine Gorge, the most stunningly beautiful stretch of the river before reaching the winemaking town of Rüdesheim. Join a wine tasting to discover the flavors of the town’s iconic vineyards. Or drink up the stunning views by soaring high above the vineyards with a gondola ride to the Niederwalddenkmal. For a more active adventure, hike through the town’s beautiful vineyards or join a guided bike tour along the scenic Rhine River. Later in the day, let Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum charm you with its remarkable collection of self-playing musical instruments; or taste one of the town’s special delights, Rüdesheimer coffee, ceremoniously made with brandy, coffee and whipped cream. (B,L,D)
Day 5 :
LUDWIGSHAFEN
Ludwigshafen is your gateway to a choice of four excursions. Visit Heidelberg, the perfectly preserved medieval city nestled in the Neckar River Valley along Germany’s Castle Road. Discover the iconic red sandstone Heidelberg Castle and Great Vat, an 18th-century, 49,000-gallon wine cask. For a more active adventure while in Heidelberg, join a guided hike up the Philosopher’s Path, aptly named during the Romantic Period, and enjoy panoramic views of the city. Alternatively, you can visit one of Germany’s oldest cities, Speyer, known for the largest Romanesque cathedral in Europe—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—and the medieval Old Gate, Altpörtel. Or pedal along the river Neckar to the picturesque medieval city center of Ladenburg and enjoy some free time to explore the shops. (B,L,D)
Day 6 :
STRASBOURG, FRANCE
Strasbourg offers flavors of both France and Germany because of its borderline location. Enjoy a panoramic tour past the stunning Parc de l’Orangerie, the European Parliament and the Place de la République before walking through its iconic “La Petite France” district, lifted straight from the pages of a fairytale. Wander through charming streets past the Cathédrale de Nôtre Dame with its famous astronomical clock. Alternatively, take a guided bike ride through the city and Parc de l’Orangerie. (B,L,D)
Day 7 :
BASEL, SWITZERLAND
Enjoy getting to know Basel, Switzerland’s third largest city. Long an important university, banking and trade center, Basel’s glorious past is still evident in its medieval town hall, richly decorated market square and exquisite 18th-century patrician homes. Tour the city by foot or on a guided bike tour that takes you through three countries: Switzerland, France and Germany. Alternatively, go on a full-day excursion to Lucerne, or opt for one of the morning excursions and visit Lucerne in the afternoon. With either Lucerne excursion, you’ll have the opportunity to see its Lion Monument – the figure of a dying lion carved into a hillside in memory of the Swiss Guards massacred during the French Revolution in 1792 – which Mark Twain described as “the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world.” You’ll also see Lucerne’s spectacular medieval walls and towers, dating back to the 13th century. (B,L,D)
Day 8 :
BASEL, SWITZERLAND – DISEMBARKATION
Bid farewell to Basel and prepare for your flight home. (B)
(B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner)

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2021 SAILINGS
EMBARK DATE EMBARKATION CITY DISEMBARKATION CITY SHIP NAME PRICES
March 18 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $2,799
April 1 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,099
April 8 Basel Amsterdam AmaMora $3,199
April 15 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,299
April 22 Basel Amsterdam AmaMora $3,399
May 1 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,599
May 8 Basel Amsterdam AmaSerena $3,699
May 15 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,799
May 22 Basel Amsterdam AmaSerena $3,799
June 5 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,799
June 12 Basel Amsterdam AmaSerena $3,799
June 19 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,799
June 26 Basel Amsterdam AmaSerena $3,799
July 10 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,799
July 17 Basel Amsterdam AmaSerena $3,799
July 24 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,799
July 31 Basel Amsterdam AmaSerena $3,799
August 14 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,799
August 28 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,999
September 4 Basel Amsterdam AmaSerena $4,099
September 18 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $4,099
September 25 Basel Amsterdam AmaSerena $4,099
October 2 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $4,099
November 6 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,399
November 13 Basel Amsterdam AmaSerena $3,299
November 20 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,099
November 27 Basel Amsterdam AmaSerena $3,299
December 4 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,399
December 11 Basel Amsterdam AmaSerena $3,399
December 18 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,399
December 25 Basel Amsterdam AmaSerena $3,399
2022 SAILINGS
EMBARK DATE EMBARKATION CITY DISEMBARKATION CITY SHIP NAME PRICES
May 2 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,699
May 9 Basel Amsterdam AmaSerena $3,799
May 16 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,899
May 23 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,899
May 30 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,899
June 6 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,899
June 13 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,899
June 20 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,899
June 27 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,899
July 4 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,899
July 11 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,899
July 18 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,899
July 25 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,899
August 1 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,899
August 8 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,899
August 15 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,899
August 22 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,999
August 29 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $4,099
September 5 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $4,199
September 12 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $4,199
September 19 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $4,199
September 26 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $4,199
October 3 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $4,199
October 10 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $4,099
October 17 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,899
October 24 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,799
October 31 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,699
November 7 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,499
November 14 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,399
November 21 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,299
November 28 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,399
December 5 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,499
December 12 Amsterdam Basel AmaSerena $3,499
December 19 Amsterdam Basel AmaMora $3,499
December 26 Basel Amsterdam AmaMora $3,499

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