Explore the Rhine River from a unique perspective on Avalon Active Discovery river cruise. With Avalon Choice, 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 the inclusions that speak to you!
Join us for a Rhine River cruise like no other, with more included selections for every taste, passion, and pace. Ava-lon Choice on Active Discovery river cruises gives you the Active, Discovery, and Classic inclusions to see each desti-nation your way!
Travel Best Bets Package Includes
- Airfare to Frankfurt and return from Amsterdam or reverse
- Deluxe 7 night all-inclusive river cruise aboard Avalon Panorama or Expression
- Airport transfer
- Dining Experiences: on board meals
- Vacation Highlights:
- Amsterdam (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception
- Amsterdam: choice of painting class, or jogging tour, or biking tour or canal cruise
- Arnhem—Nijmegen: choice of hike in the National Park, or biking tour, or guided sightseeing of Arnhem, or guided tour of Arnhem’s Kröller-Müller Museum; free time in Nijmegen
- Düsseldorf: choice of guided city sightseeing, or biking tour, or culinary tour, or visit of Benrath Palace
- Cologne: choice of jogging tour, or Cologne sightseeing “off the beaten track”, or visit the chocolate museum, or Cologne highlights walking tour
- Koblenz—Rhine Gorge—Rüdesheim: choice of visit to Marksburg Castle, or Ehrenbreitstein Fortress with cable car ride; or Volcano Tour experience with a visit to the monastery at “Maria Laach”; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; free time in Rüdesheim
- Mainz: choice of visit to the Eberbach Monastery, or Eltville guided tour with wine tasting, or nature walk in Eltville
- Mainz (Disembarkation): your cruise ends this morning
Book by March 9 and Fly for FREE
|Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria||Stateroom||Balcony Suite||Taxes & Fees|
|May 4, 2020 Southbound||$4499||$5799||$268|
|Kelowna add $300 per person|
|Pre-paid gratuities add $163 per person|
Please call to inquire for flights from other departure cities.
Included for Every Avalon Guests
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship
- Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks at lunch & dinner
- Complimentary Nordic walking sticks
- Complimentary bicycles available for time on shore
- Sky Deck shade system & premium lounge chairs
- Well-stocked library with books, cards, and games
- Comfort Collection BedsSM, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, Bathrobes & slippers
- Large bathroom featuring shower with glass door and Premium L’Occitane bath products & hairdryer
- Complimentary bottled water daily
- Club Lounge with 24-hour, self-serve beverage station
- Premium coffees, cappuccinos, lattes, hot chocolate & teas
- Cookies & fresh fruit available throughout the day
- And, much more
Itinerary – Southbound
|Day 1 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (EMBARKATION)
How Suite It Is! Welcome Aboard Your Avalon Suite Ship®. Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.
|Day 2 AMSTERDAM
Colorful Canals of Amsterdam
|Day 3 ARNHEM
Wildlife, WWII Valor, and Van Gogh
|Day 4 DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY
Avant-Garde Architecture and Amazing Altbiers
|Day 5 COLOGNE
Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland
|Day 6 KOBLENZ—RHINE GORGE
Fortress Walls and Manor Halls Where the Rhine and Moselle Meet
|Day 7 MAINZ
Forests and Famous Vineyards
|Day 8 MAINZ (DISEMBARKATION)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.
NOTE for all river cruises:
- In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.
- Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.