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 Avalon Choice® 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. Onboard, you’ll pass through the magnificent Rhine Gorge and enjoy specialty dishes while cruising. Join us for a Rhine River cruise like no other, with more included selections for every preference, passion, and pace. Active & Discovery river cruises include hand-selected Active, Discovery, and Classic inclusions to see each destination your way!
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 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