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Graham McTavish 7-Night Rhine River Cruise with Avalon Waterways

Set sail on this 7 night cruise from Basel to Amsterdam on Avalon Waterways with special meet-and-greet with Graham McTavish, Scottish actor and author. Be transported through craggy cliffs and under storied medieval castles, along quaint, cobblestone villages and through the lofty landscapes of Switzerland, France, Germany and Holland n the Rhine River, where every hour is story time!
SHIP: Avalon Vista®

Graham McTavish 7-Night Rhine River Cruise with Avalon Waterways

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DEPARTURE DATE: October 12, 2024
Countries Visited: Netherlands, Switzerland
Departure Port:Basel, Switzerland

OVERVIEW

Kiltn' It: Facts, Fiction & Fairytale Settings on the Rhine with Graham Mctavish

Set sail on a cruise that paints a thousand words with celebrity host and storyteller Graham McTavish! This 8-day, Active & Discovery itinerary – part of our special Storyteller Series of cruises – will transport you through craggy cliffs and under storied medieval castles, along quaint, cobblestone villages and through the lofty landscapes of Switzerland, France, Germany and Holland n the Rhine River, where every hour is story time!

On this Active & Discovery on the Rhine river cruise, you’re invited to cruise your way. Choose included classic sightseeing, Active excursions, or Discovery activities in culture and cuisine. Whether you’re a his-tory buff, a foodie, or an art lover, you’ll find the Avalon Choice® inclusions that speak to you! Join a guided culinary walk in Düsseldorf and take a cable-car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for magnificent views of the surrounding area in Koblenz. Aboard your Avalon Suite Ship®, you’ll pass through the scenic Rhine Gorge with breath-taking views of ancient castles, towering cliffs, and the legendary Rock of the Lorelei and enjoy specialty dishes while cruising. Your Rhine River cruise ends in Amsterdam for a day full of activities. See the colorful streets and row house doors of Amsterdam your way—from a relaxing canal cruise to a kayak tour—all at your pace! Choose a painting class to recreate the masterpieces of Dutch artists. Join us for a Rhine River cruise like no other, with more freedom to cruise your way.

Travel Dates & Pricing

TRAVEL DATEPRICETYPE
October 12, 2024from $5,642 CADPer Person

What's Included

  • 7 night cruise from Basel to Amsterdam
  • Special meet-and-greet with Graham McTavish
  • Prepaid gratuities
  • Regional wine and beer with lunch and dinner
  • Onboard enrichment activities
  • Onshore excursions with Local Guides
  • Special onboard entertainment
  • FlexDiningSM options to give you the freedom to choose when and where you dine on board
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary computer use in public areas of the ship
  • Complimentary bottled water available daily
  • 24-hour self-serve beverage station offering complimentary cappuccinos, lattes, hot chocolate, and a selection of teas; cookies available throughout the day
  • Taxes and port charges

Itinerary

DAYDATEPLACE
1Sat Oct 12BASEL, SWITZERLAND
2Sun Oct 13BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO BLACK FOREST
3Mon Oct 14STRASBOURG, FRANCE
4Tue Oct 15MAINZ, GERMANY. EXCURSIONS TO HEIDELBERG
5Wed Oct 16RHINE GORGE–KOBLENZ
6Thu Oct 17DÜSSELDORF
7Fri Oct 18DÜSSELDORF
7Sat Oct 19AMSTERDAM
8Sun Oct 20AMSTERDAM

Day 1 – BASEL, SWITZERLAND (EMBARKATION)

Welcome to Switzerland. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.

Flights into Zürich must arrive before 3 pm.

Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.

Day 2 – BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO BLACK FOREST

German Winemaking and the Beautiful Black Forest

Day 3 – STRASBOURG, FRANCE

A Grand Cathedral and La Petite France

Ask about today’s energizing or relaxing Adventure Host activities.

Day 4 – MAINZ, GERMANY. EXCURSIONS TO HEIDELBERG

The World’s Biggest Wine Barrel and Famous Vineyards

Day 5 – RHINE GORGE–KOBLENZ

Fortress Walls and Manor Halls Where the Rhine and Moselle Meet

En route to Koblenz, sail through the Rhine Gorge (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Take in the breathtaking views of ancient castles perched on cliffs 400 feet above the water, and pass the legendary Rock of the Lorelei—where the mythological siren’s songs lured ill-fated sailors.

Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities.

Day 6- DÜSSELDORF

Avant-Garde Architecture and Amazing Altbiers

DAY 7 – AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND
Colorful Canals of Amsterdam

Day 8 – AMSTERDAM (DISEMBARKATION)

Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

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