2022 Season

Active & Discovery on the Rhine with 1 Night in Amsterdam (Southbound)


cruise: WAWQ 9 Days from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Explore the Rhine River from a unique perspective on an Avalon Active & Discovery River Cruise. With Avalon Choice® inclusions, you decide how to explore each destination on your Rhine River cruise. From classic sightseeing, to active pursuits, to discovery activities and excursions, you’ll enjoy a wide variety of included excursions to match your interests and pace. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or an art lover, you’ll find a wide selection of inclusions that speak to you!

Begin your vacation your way with an overnight stay in Amsterdam! Join us for an off-the-beaten-path guided walking tour through its cobblestone streets before your Rhine River cruise begins with a day full of activities. See the colorful corners of Amsterdam your way—from a canal cruise to a leisurely biking tour—all at an easy pace! You might choose an included painting class, instead, to recreate the masterpieces of Dutch artists.

Visit the Chocolate Museum in Cologne, take a guided “bites and highlights” tour in Düsseldorf, and taste regional wines in Eltville. In Koblenz, take a cable-car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for magnificent views of the surrounding area. Sail through the magnificent Rhine Gorge and enjoy specialty dishes while cruising. Join us for a Rhine River cruise like no other, with more included selections for every preference, passion, and pace. Active & Discovery Rhine River Cruise to explore each destination your way!

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Day 1 Amsterdam: Welcome to Amsterdam

Day 2 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Off the beaten path walking tour; onboard welcome reception

Day 3 Amsterdam: Choice of painting class, or biking tour or canal cruise

Day 4 Arnhem-Nijmegen: Choice of biking tour, or guided sightseeing of Arnhem, or guided tour of Arnhem's Kröller-Müller Museum; free time in Nijmegen

Day 5 Düsseldorf: Choice of guided city sightseeing, or biking tour, or culinary tour

Day 6 Cologne: Choice of jogging tour, or Cologne sightseeing 'off the beaten track', or visit the chocolate museum, or Cologne highlights walking tour

Day 7 Koblenz-Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim: Choice of visit to Marksburg Castle, or Koblenz walking tour and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress with cable car ride; or Volcano Tour experience; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; free time in Rüdesheim

Day 8 Mainz: Choice of visit to the Eberbach Monastery, or Eltville guided tour with wine tasting, or nature walk in Eltville

Day 9 Frankfurt (Disembarkation): Your vacation ends 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.

notes


  • 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.
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.