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The Rhine & Moselle: Canals, Vineyards & Castles With 2 Nights In Paris on Avalon Imagery II

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Begin your Avalon YourWay river cruise vacation with two nights in romantic Paris before your cruise. See the legendary landmarks of the "City of Light," including Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre Museum with its elegant glass pyramid contrasting its ancient architecture. Take a city tour will to see all the must-see sights! Take a high-speed train from Paris to Luxembourg City and board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Remich on the beautiful Moselle River. Enjoy a guided walk in the charming wine village of Bernkastel and taste some of the region’s best wines. Cruise the Moselle River to the picturesque town of Cochem where the Riesling grape is cultivated. Sail onto the Rhine River to the quintessential Rhine valley town of Rüdesheim. Here visit the marvelous Mechanical Musical Instruments Museum, and enjoy a stroll through the town’s famous cobblestone Drosselgasse lined with shops, restaurants, and lively taverns. Cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge-the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. On a guided walk, see the famous twin-spired cathedral of Cologne, and explore the cobblestone streets of the Old City.

Visit Holland’s popular, modern capital of Amsterdam, and see this 700-year-old city from a unique perspective-on a canal cruise along the elegant Grachten. Your European river cruise on the Rhine and the Moselle Rivers takes you to both the spectacular and the charming destinations of France and Germany.

Included Features:

Day 1 Paris: Welcome to France!

Day 2 Paris: Visit to Ateliers de Lumières

Day 3 Remich (Embarkation): Travel from Paris to Metz or Luxembourg City by high-speed train, and onward to Remich by motorcoach; onboard welcome reception

Day 4 Remich. Excursion to Luxembourg City: Choice of guided tour in Luxembourg or wine walk or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 5 Bernkastel: Choice of guided tour in Bernkastel or hike to its Castle Ruins with your Adventure Host; wine tasting

Day 6 Cochem: Choice of guided walk with visit of Reichsburg Castle or cable-car ride and hike with your Adventure Host or visit to the Historische Senfmühle (mustard mill); sail through the Moselle Valley

Day 7 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge: Choice of visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument; cruise through the scenic Rhine Gorge with breathtaking views of ancient castles, towering cliffs, and the legendary Rock of the Lorelei; classical concert

Day 8 Cologne: Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour or Jewish Heritage walking tour or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 9 Amsterdam: Canal cruise

Day 10 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): Your vacation ends this morning

About Avalon Imagery II
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Discover the world along its great rivers and legendary waterways. Avalon’s state-of-the-art Europe and Asia fleets feature our award-winning Suite Ships®, with the largest staterooms, widest views, the most modern amenities, included shore excursions, and more. Cruise through South America, India, and Egypt in relaxed luxury with Avalon. It’s the only time we approve of letting the world pass you by!
Apr 16, 2023 through
Apr 25, 2023
Apr 12, 2023 7:00 PM
9 Nights from
$4,448.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
7406745
May 28, 2023 through
Jun 06, 2023
May 24, 2023 7:00 PM
9 Nights from
$4,848.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
7406755
Jul 09, 2023 through
Jul 18, 2023
Jul 5, 2023 7:00 PM
9 Nights from
$4,748.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
7406754
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Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.