Cruise Ship
Offer ID: 1473435

7-night Rhine Castles and Swiss Alps Wine Cruise

Private Car & Guide
Optional Private Excursion
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Hotel Option
Amsterdam Optional Private Excursion Destination Guide
Arrive
11/25/24
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Depart
11/25/24
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Board the ship for your Rhine Castles and Swiss Alps cruise. (D),

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Amsterdam Optional Private Excursion Destination Guide
Arrive
11/26/24
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Depart
11/26/24
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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),

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Cologne Optional Private Excursion Destination Guide
Arrive
11/27/24
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Depart
11/27/24
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Enjoy cruising to Cologne. Join a guided tour through the Old Town and explore the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Cologne Cathedral, one of Germany's most revered Gothic masterpieces. Continue to the Cologne Rathaus, Germany's oldest town hall, the Overstolzenhaus, and the Festival Hall. 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),

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Rudesheim Destination Guide
Arrive
11/28/24
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Depart
11/28/24
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Cruise through the captivating UNESCO World Heritage-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 Music 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),

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Ludwigshafen
Arrive
11/29/24
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Depart
11/29/24
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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 Philosophers' 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),

Strasbourg Destination Guide
Arrive
11/30/24
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Depart
11/30/24
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Strasbourg offers flavors of both France and Germany because of its location at the border between the two countries. 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),

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Basel Destination Guide
Arrive
12/01/24
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Depart
12/01/24
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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. (B,L,D),

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Basel Destination Guide
Arrive
12/02/24
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Depart
12/02/24
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Bid farewell to Basel and prepare for your flight home. (B),

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Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Cruise Inclusions
    SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
    • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies)
    • Computer for internet access
    • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
    • Mini-Fridge, Desk and sitting area
    • Bottled water replenished daily
    AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
    • Wellness Program with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
    • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
    • Internet and Wi-Fi access
    • Sun deck whirlpool and walking track
    • Fitness room, massage services and hair salon
    • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
    • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
    AWARD-WINNING DINING
    • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
    • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
    • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
    • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
    • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
    • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
    • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
    • Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
    • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
    A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
    • Immersive tours in every destination
    • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
    • Bike tours and hikes
    • Special Interest Tours
    • Knowledgeable guides
    • Personal headset for easy exploration
    • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways

Offer ID

1473435

Voyage Number

21004

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