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Romantic Rhine - Amsterdam to Basel

One of Europe's most legendary rivers awaits on this captivating journey along the Rhine. Enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam and guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz, and Strasbourg. Delight in excursions to Germany's iconic Black Forest and to Heidelberg, Germany's oldest university town, to explore its imposing castle. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, past the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz.

Your cruise at a glance

  • Rhine Gorge
    • Overnight stay in Amsterdam with canal cruise, before sailing to Cologne and through the spectacular Rhine Gorge past Lorelei Rock.
  • Strasbourg
    • Explore La Petite France, the Gothic cathedral, Place Kléber and Place Gutenberg on a guided sightseeing tour.
  • Breisach
    • Take an excursion to the Black Forest, visit an open-air museum or join an excursion to Colmar in France.



Multiple itineraries are available:

Day 1

Amsterdam (Embarkation)

Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel to Amsterdam where you will be met and transferred to your cruise ship for seven nights and meet your crew at a welcome reception.

Day 2


Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Included today: Canal cruise. There is no better way to see Amsterdam than by canal boat, cruising through the elegant grachten lined with stately homes dating back to Amsterdam's 'Golden Age'. There's free time in the city this afternoon to explore on your own. Later, bid 'tot ziens' (farewell) to Holland and set sail for Germany.

Day 3


Meals included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Included today: Guided Cologne city walk. Today, enjoy a peaceful morning of cruising before reaching Cologne in the afternoon. Cologne, capital of the Rhineland, straddles both sides of the Rhine, and is known for its soaring, twin-steepled gothic cathedral. This afternoon, join your included guided city walk. 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. Stroll through the fabulous and magical Christmas markets before leaving Cologne and sailing to Rüdesheim.

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