Paris, Moselle & the Rhine - Amsterdam to Paris

Experience Holland, Germany, Luxembourg, and France on this compelling river cruise. Begin in Amsterdam with a relaxing cruise through its intricate network of canals. Then, into Germany to enjoy guided sightseeing and a visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in pretty Rüdesheim. Cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, and enjoy superb views from Reichsburg Castle above the charming town of Cochem. Visit Luxembourg City and travel to Paris via high-speed train for guided sightseeing over two nights to round off this inspiring adventure.

Your cruise at a glance

  • Amsterdam canals
    • Cruise along the elegant grachten of this iconic city, before departing for historic Cologne.
  • Rhine Gorge
    • Sail through spectacular scenery past Lorelei Rock, where the eponymous siren was believed to lure sailors to their doom.
  • Paris
    • Visit the hilltop Reichburg castle, then take the high-speed train to Paris for a two-night stay with guided sightseeing and free time to explore.

Cochem

Itinerary

Day 1

Amsterdam, Holland ( Embarkation )

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your ship. Then, board your river cruise vessel and meet your crew at an evening welcome reception.

Day 2

Amsterdam

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Included today: Amsterdam canal cruise. After breakfast, set out to discover the treasures of this city by canal boat, cruising through the elegant grachten, lined with stately homes dating back to Amsterdam's 'Golden Age'. Later, cruise out of Amsterdam and head for Germany.

Day 3

Cologne: Choice of guided walk or Jewish Heritage walk

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

One of Germany's largest cities and capital of the Rhineland, Cologne straddles the Rhine and is known for its soaring, twin-steepled gothic cathedral. Choose between a guided city walk or a Jewish Heritage walk. Later, during free time, perhaps visit the Romano-Germanic Museum, home to a large collection of artefacts from the Roman settlement on which modern Cologne is built. The Old Town abounds with cafés, shops, and taverns. Be sure to try a Kölsch pale lager, locally brewed in Cologne for over a hundred years, and shop for a bottle of '4711', the original eau de cologne.

Prices & cabin details

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Hotels

Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe Paris

The Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe Paris sits among iconic Paris landmarks, 10 minutes' walk from the Champs-Élysées. Step back to the glamour of the 1930s as you indulge in the mosaic-decorated spa or soak up the Art Deco style at the Purple Bar. Official rating: 5 stars.

  • Location
    • The hotel faces Parc Monceau, 15 minutes from the Eurostar terminal at Gare du Nord. The Champs Elysees and Arc de Triomphe are a few minutes' walk away. 

  • Facilities
    • Restaurant and bar
    • Spa with 7 treatment rooms
    • Fitness room
    • Room service
    • Free WiFi
Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe Paris

InterContinental Paris - Le Grand

Lavish historic charm in the heart of Paris. The hotel, which dates back to 1862, overlooks the famous Palais Garnier, home to the esteemed Paris Opera. Two acclaimed restaurants await you - Café de la Paix, with its rich history, and La Verrière, set in a beautiful winter garden. Official rating: 4 stars.

  • Location
    • A 4-minute walk from Opera metro station.

  • Facilities
    • Spa
    • Fitness centre
    • Fine dining restaurant
    • Bar
    • Sauna

Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel Hotel

This recently renovated hotel is a stone's throw from the Eiffel Tower and within easy reach of Paris' major attractions. Enjoy a bite to eat or a glass of wine with stunning views of Paris' most iconic landmark. Official rating: 4 stars.

  • Location
    • Set in the heart of Paris, on the doorstep of the Eiffel Tower and the Trocadero. 

  • Facilities
    • Fitness centre
    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Room service
    • WiFi

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative similar standard hotels to those shown.

Reviews

"Always service with a smile."

4th September 2017 - Derek

"I would certainly recomend Avalon for an excellent holiday cruise..."

23rd April 2017 - Mr Raymond Clare

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