The Rhine & Moselle - Basel to Amsterdam

This diverse river cruise showcases the best that the Rhine has to offer. Arrive in Basel and transfer to your ship. Then, sail north and enjoy guided sightseeing in Strasbourg, Cologne and Koblenz. Visit either Metz in France or Saarbruecken in Germany, and enjoy accompanied tours of Luxembourg City. See the Roman ruins at Trier, Eltz Castle in the hills above the Moselle, and the unique Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim. Sail past the legendary Lorelei rock and through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, enjoying excursions to Heidelberg and the Black Forest.

Your cruise at a glance

  • Breisach
    • Visit the workshop of a local woodcarver and clock maker in Germany's iconic Black Forest.
  • Strasbourg
    • Guided sightseeing of the city, including its characterful La Petite France district and impressive Gothic cathedral.
  • Cologne
    • Choose between a guided city walk or a tour of the city’s Jewish heritage. Free time later – be sure to try a pale Kölsch lager.
  • Amsterdam
    • Canal cruise and free time in the vibrant Dutch city.

Moselle Valley

Itinerary

Day 1

Zürich - Basel

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to Basel (Embarkation). Welcome to Switzerland.

Day 2

Breisach

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Included today: Excursion to the Black Forest. Located at the foot of Kaiserstuhl Mountain on the French-German border, Breisach is the gateway to Germany's Black Forest region, an area of unrivalled natural beauty with its forests of thick pine trees. The region is bet known for its cuckoo clocks, Black Forest ham and Black Forest Gateaux. Perhaps visit the workshop of a local wood carver and clock maker, or visit the open-air Museum of Vogtbauernhof to see how life was lived in this area centuries ago.

Day 3

Strasbourg

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Included today: Guided sightseeing. Situated on the border of France and Germany, Strasbourg is influenced by the culture of both countries and is the capital of the Alsace region. It is the seat of the Council of Europe and the European Parliament. Noteworthy sights include the Gothic Cathedral, the lovely Petite France district, Place Kléber, and Place Gutenberg with its statue of the inventor of the printing press. An optional excursion to the Alsace wine region is available.

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