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2024 Romantic Rhine with 1 night Amsterdam

2024 Romantic Rhine with 1 night Amsterdam

Starting from Starting from: $6768 * / per person

2024 Romantic Rhine with 1 night Amsterdam
with 1 Night Amsterdam

  • 8 Nights / 11 Days
  • * Avalon Expression Travel to Amsterdam, Holland & Return from Zurich, Switzerland
  • * Escorted From Honolulu

Countries: Holland, Germany, France & Switzerland
Rivers: Rhine River

Tour Date & Manager:

April 27 – May 7, 2024 * Tour Manager: Marie Kanealii-Ortiz

ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

Day 1 – SATURDAY, APRIL 27 – HONOLULU – Departure flights to Amsterdam.

Day 2 – SUNDAY, APRIL 28 – IN TRANSIT

Day 3 – MONDAY, APRIL 29 – AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND. Welcome to Amsterdam. Your day is free to explore at your leisure.

Day 4 – TUESDAY, APRIL 30 – AMSTERDAM (EMBARKATION): The Avalon Expression is ready for boarding. CLASSIC Discover the true beauty of Amsterdam with an off-the-beatenpath Guided Walking Tour through its cobblestone streets for a captivating look at this legendary city. Join a Guided Optional Excursion to Keukenhof gardens – with more than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, as well as other bulbs, planted each year. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM (B, D)

Day 5 – WEDNESDAY, MAY 1 – AMSTERDAM: Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities. CLASSIC Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam’s “Golden Age.” This afternoon choose among the Guided Optional Excursions available or take some free time to explore Amsterdam’s colorful streets and canal houses, galleries, and shops. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO COLOGNE (B,L,D)

Day 6 – THURSDAY, MAY 2 – COLOGNE, GERMANY: ACTIVE Enjoy a bike ride like the locals in Cologne with your Adventure Host, OR DISCOVERY Choose a Guided Walking Tour of Cologne’s important Jewish heritage sites, OR CLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk of Cologne—with its soaring twin-steepled gothic cathedral. Spend free time over a glass of Kölsch pale lager—locally brewed for over 100 years! Later, local musicians will join us on board for live entertainment. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RÜDESHEIM. (B,L,D)

Day 7 – FRIDAY, MAY 3 – RHINE GORGE–RÜDESHEIM: En route to Rüdesheim, sail through the Rhine Gorge (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Take in the breathtaking views of ancient castles perched on cliffs 400 feet above the water, and pass the legendary Rock of the Lorelei— where the mythological siren’s songs lured ill-fated sailors. ACTIVE Enjoy a hike with your Avalon Adventure Host through the picturesque vineyards of Rüdesheim, OR DISCOVERY Take a Guided Tour of the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat. Enjoy live entertainment on board your ship this evening. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN RÜDESHEIM. (B,L,D)

Day 8 – SATURDAY, MAY 4 – MAINZ. EXCURSION TO HEIDELBERG: ACTIVE Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a Hike up Philosophers’ Way for an inspiring view of the city below, OR CLASSIC Enjoy a Guided City Walk, including a visit to the Gutenberg Museum to see the captivating history of printing, OR CLASSIC Enjoy a Guided Tour to Heidelberg Castle to see the ruins of the magnificent renaissance treasure towering above the city, and its famed Great Vat, the “World’s Largest Wine Barrel.” EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO STRASBOURG. (B,L,D)

Day 9 – SUNDAY, MAY 5 – STRASBOURG, FRANCE: Ask about today’s energizing or relaxing Adventure Host activities. ACTIVE Discover Strasbourg by bike with your Adventure Host, OR CLASSIC Join a City Sightseeing Tour, including Strasbourg’s Gothic, stained-glass cathedral with its celebrated ancient murals and astronomical clock, as well as the magical La Petite France District. Choose a Guided Optional Excursion to the historic Maginot Line—the pre-WWII fortifications designed to protect the eastern border of France, or visit Alsace’s wine country today. Alternatively, take some free time in Strasbourg to visit a museum, or stroll across the city center. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BREISACH. (B,L,D)

Day 10 – MONDAY, MAY 6 – BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO BLACK FOREST: DISCOVERY Join a full-day Guided Tour to the magical Black Forest to experience the Vogtsbauernohf open-air-museum, visit an authentic water mill, and see a traditional buttermaking demonstration, OR DISCOVERY Visit to a local winery in Breisach, where you will learn about German winemaking and enjoy a wine tasting. You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to visit the charming village of Colmar in the morning, with half-timbered medieval and early renaissance buildings. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BASEL. (B,L,D)

Day 11 – TUESDAY, MAY 7 – BASEL, SWITZERLAND (DISEMBARKATION) – ZURICH – HONOLULU: Your Cruise ends this morning; Return flights to Honolulu.

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Prepaid Cruise Gratuities
MUST reserve by February 29, 2024*

COMPLETE PACKAGES

From $6,768*

Package includes: Round Trip Airfare from Honolulu, 1 Night Hotel Accommodations, 7 Nights River Cruise, Meals & Sightseeing as Indicated on Itinerary, transfers, taxes & fees.

*For complete tour details, please view the PDF below.

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Honolulu: (808) 593-0700