Day 2 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Off the beaten path walking tour; onboard welcome reception
Day 3 Amsterdam: Canal cruise
Day 4 Cologne: Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour or bike with your Adventure Host
Day 5 Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim: Cruise through the scenic Rhine Gorge with breathtaking views of ancient castles, towering cliffs, and the legendary Rock of the Lorelei; visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim or hike in the vineyards with your Adventure Host
Day 6 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 7 Strasbourg: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit the La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral or bike with your Adventure Host
Day 8 Breisach: Choice of excursion to Black Forest or visit to Badischer Winzerkeller
Day 9 Basel (Disembarkation)-Beaune-Chalon-sur Saône (Embarkation): Transfer to Beaune, visit Hôtel-Dieu; onboard welcome reception
Day 10 Tournus: Guided walk in Tournus; onboard cheese tasting
Day 11 Lyon: On board photography introduction; choice of guided sightseeing with picture stop on Fourvière Hill or bike with your Adventure Host; onboard lecture
Day 12 Lyon: Culinary tour
Day 13 Tournon-Viviers: Guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in Viviers, visit the Old Town and the cathedral
Day 14 Avignon: Guided sightseeing, visit to the Palace of the Popes
Day 15 Arles: Choice of guided sightseeing in Arles, visit the Roman Amphitheater, or painting workshop or walk with your Adventure Host
Day 16 Arles (Disembarkation)–Nice: Transfer to Nice
Day 17 Nice: Guided tour
Day 18 Nice: Your vacation 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.
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