Active & Discovery On The Rhine (Southbound)
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! Your Rhine River cruise begins in Amsterdam for 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 an Active & Discovery Rhine River Cruise with more included selections for every preference, passion, and pace.
Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Amsterdam: Choice of painting class, or biking tour or canal cruiseDay 3 Arnhem-Nijmegen: Choice of biking tour, or guided sightseeing of Arnhem, or guided tour of Arnhem’s Kröller-Müller Museum; free time in NijmegenDay 4 Düsseldorf: Choice of guided city sightseeing, or biking tour, or culinary tourDay 5 Cologne: Choice of jogging tour, or Cologne sightseeing ‘off the beaten track,’ or visit the chocolate museum, or Cologne highlights walking tourDay 6 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 RüdesheimDay 7 Mainz: Choice of visit to the Eberbach Monastery, or Eltville guided tour with wine tasting, or nature walk in EltvilleDay 8 Frankfurt (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning
Amsterdam, Holland (Embarkation)
Koblenz – Rhine Gorge
Mainz Excursion To Eltville