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.
During tulip season, you may take a Guided Optional Excursion to Keukenhof gardens-with more than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, as well as other bulbs, planted each year. Outside of tulip season, join a Guided Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans to see historic windmills and charming Dutch houses.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM (D)
Canals of Colorful Amsterdam
Visit the Adventure centre for today's activities with your Adventure Host.
CLASSIC - Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of the city's "Golden Age."
THIS AFTERNOON CHOOSE AMONG THE MANY GUIDED OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS AVAILABLE. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO COLOGNE (B,L,D)
Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland
CLASSIC - Take a Guided City Walk of Cologne-with its soaring twin-steepled gothic cathedral, OR:
DISCOVERY - Join a Guided Walking Tour of Cologne's important Jewish heritage sites.
Don't miss the chance to enjoy free time over a glass of Kolsch pale lager-locally brewed for over 100 years!
Enjoy live entertainment onboard your ship this evening.
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RUDESHEIM (B,L,D)
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country
This morning, relax on the Sky Deck while sailing through the magnificent Rhine Gorge.
DISCOVERY - Take a Guided Tour of the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat, OR;
CLASSIC - Take an open-air cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument. Ride or walk back down through the vineyards; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat.
Enjoy a leisurely cruise to Engers this evening while having dinner on board.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN ENGERS (B,L,D)
Reichsburg Castle, Riesling Wine, and the Charm of the Moselle Valley
Relax on the Sky Deck of your ship while sailing through the Moselle Valley, famous for the beautiful growing villages and their vineyards.
CLASSIC - Join a Guided Walk of Cochem to see the charming town's half-timbered houses and winding streets. Visit Cochem's hilltop Reichsburg Castle with a bird's-eye-view of the Moselle Valley and river bend.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BERNKASTEL (B,L,D)
Gracious German Vineyards of the Moselle Valley
Ask about today's energizing or relaxing Adventure Host activities.
CLASSIC - Take a Guided Walking Tour of the charming wine village of Bernkastel-with its medieval marketplace and 17th-century gabled timber-framed houses, OR:
ACTIVE - Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a hike to nearby castle ruins.
Spend some free time at your leisure this afternoon, perhaps biking through the Renaissance-style village, or visiting a cafe to sample Apfelkuchen or other wonderful German desserts.
DISCOVERY - Join a Wine Tasting to experience the tradition of legendary German wine making.
Tonight, enjoy live entertainment on board your ship.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO REMICH (B,L,D)
Ancient Worlds, Old World Charm, and World-Class Wine
This morning, you might take a history-focused Guided Optional Excursion to Roman Trier to learn more about the history of Roman civilization in the oldest city in Germany. After your tour, enjoy some free time in Trier.
CLASSIC - Join a Guided Tour of Luxembourg City-with its dramatic views, ancient ruins, and modern architecture along the deep gorge terrain.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN REMICH (B,L,D)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.
Flights should not leave Luxembourg City airport before 8 am. (B)