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.
|October 12, 2024||from $5,642 CAD||Per Person|
|1||Sat Oct 12||BASEL, SWITZERLAND|
|2||Sun Oct 13||BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO BLACK FOREST|
|3||Mon Oct 14||STRASBOURG, FRANCE|
|4||Tue Oct 15||MAINZ, GERMANY. EXCURSIONS TO HEIDELBERG|
|5||Wed Oct 16||RHINE GORGE–KOBLENZ|
|6||Thu Oct 17||DÜSSELDORF|
|7||Fri Oct 18||DÜSSELDORF|
|7||Sat Oct 19||AMSTERDAM|
|8||Sun Oct 20||AMSTERDAM|
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.
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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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