Enchanting Rhine River Cruise | AmaWaterways

7-Night Rhine River Cruise with 2 Nights each in Lucerne & Zurich

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The Enchanting Rhine River Cruise

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The Enchanting Rhine River Cruise

7-NIGHT AMSTERDAM TO BASEL CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS IN LUCERNE & 2 NIGHTS IN ZURICH OR REVERSE.

Enjoy a tour of Amsterdam’s legendary canals, lined with narrow buildings, cafes, and the house where Anne Frank once lived in hiding. Visit Cologne and its majestic Gothic cathedral, as well as the university town of Heidelberg. Wander the streets of Strasbourg in Alsace, then relax on board as you cruise the stunning Rhine River Gorge, lined with ruins of medieval castles and fortresses. Conclude your journey amid Switzerland’s snow-capped vistas and cosmopolitan cities with a boat ride across the tranquil waters of Lake Lucerne.

 

TRAVELOGUE NOTE: The churches and historic houses throughout Lucerne are decorated with elaborate and colorful frescoes, especially in Old Town, and throughout the city's numerous town squares.

 

 

Included features:

  • 7 nights deluxe cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom, most with French balconies
  • Life enriching tours and excursions daily
  • Entertainment on demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed Internet access, hit Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English language TV stations
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board
  • Terry bathrobes and white-on-white plush bedding
  • Fine dining with all meals included during your cruise
  • Free-flowing red & white wines from Europe's great wine regions, beer & soft drinks with every lunch and dinner on board
  • Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner & Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Transfer from Basel to Lucerne
  • 2 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Lucerne at the Radisson Blu including daily Buffet Breakfast
  • 2 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Zürich Hotel Continental including daily Buffet Breakfast
  • Special highlights including lectures, cooking demonstration, onboard music performances and piano music
  • Bicycles to explore on your own & guided bicycle tours
  • Services of professional Cruise Manager
  • All English language on board in a non-smoking environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun Deck)
  • Transfers between hotel and ship are included with the purchase of cruise and land package; airport transfers are included with the purchase of airfare from AmaWaterways
  • All local taxes

 

Daily Program

DAY DESTINATION ACTIVITIES
1 Amsterdam **EMBARKATION | Welcome Dinner
2 Amsterdam City tour and canal cruise
3

Cologne
Koblenz

City tour and cathedral visit
Evening walking tour
4 Rhine Gorge
Rüdesheim
Cruise past Rhine castles
Wine tasting or Gondola Ride
Siegfried’s Music Museum
5 Speyer Heidelberg excursion
OR Speyer excursion
6

Strasbourg

City tour
7 Breisach Riquewihr walking tour
OR Breisach and Freiburg excursion
8 Basel DISEMBARKATION
City tour
Transfer to Lucerne
9 Lucerne Walking tour
Optional tour to Swiss mountain (seasonal)
10 Lucerne Lake cruise
Transfer to Zurich
11 Zurich City tour
Optional excursion to Rhine Falls & Stein
12 Zurich Return flight home

** Embark 7-Night Cruise (can also be booked as cruise only)

 For additional information and pricing for Amawaterway's River cruises,
visit  AmaWaterways River Cruises

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