Welcome to Holland. Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.
You may plan your arrival for early in the day to explore Amsterdam before your cruise. Perhaps take advantage of a Guided Optional Excursion to explore the quintessential Dutch village of Zaanse Schans with its picturesque waterways, windmills, and flower farms.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM (D)
Canals of Colorful Amsterdam
ACTIVE - Start your day joining your Adventure Host on an early morning walk in Amsterdam, OR:
CLASSIC - Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam's "Golden Age."
This afternoon choose among the Guided Optional Excursions available or take some free time to explore Amsterdam's colourful streets and canal houses, galleries, and shops.
AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO COLOGNE (B,L,D)
Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland
Visit the Adventure centre for today's activities with your Adventure Host.
ACTIVE - Enjoy a bike ride like the locals in Cologne with your Adventure Host, OR:
DISCOVERY - Join a Guided Walking Tour of Cologne's important Jewish heritage sites, OR:
CLASSIC - Take a Guided City Walk of Cologne-with its soaring twin-steepled Gothic cathedral. Spend free time over a glass of Kolsch pale lager-locally brewed for over 100 years.
Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RUDESHEIM (B,L,D)
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country
Enjoy breathtaking views as you cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge on your way to Rudesheim.
ACTIVE - Enjoy a hike with your Avalon Adventure Host through the picturesque vineyards of Rudesheim, OR;
DISCOVERY - Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; enjoy a local special treat.
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO FRANKFURT (B,L,D)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning. Flights should not leave Frankfurt airport before 10 am. (B)