Active & Discovery On The Rhine With 1 Night In Amsterdam & 2 Nights In Lucerne (Southbound) on Avalon Expression
Day 1 Amsterdam: Welcome to AmsterdamDay 2 Amsterdam (Embarkation): off the beaten path walking tour; onboard welcome reception Day 3 Amsterdam: Choice of painting class, or kayak tour or canal cruiseDay 4 Düsseldorf: Choice of guided city sightseeing, or biking tour, or culinary tourDay 5 Koblenz–Rhine Gorge: Choice of Koblenz walking tour and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress with cable car ride, or Volcano Tour experience, or e-biking tour in the vineyards; cruise through the scenic Rhine Gorge with breathtaking views of ancient castles, towering cliffs, and the legendary Rock of the Lorelei; private reception at Rheinstein CastleDay 6 Speyer. Excursion to Heidelberg: Choice of guided tour of Heidelberg Castle with tasting of local specialties, see the Great Vat, or a hike up Philosophers’ Way, or beer tourDay 7 Strasbourg: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral or culinary walk, or hike along the riverDay 8 Breisach. Excursion to Black Forest: Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or e-bike tour in the Black Forest or visit to a local winery Day 9 Basel (Disembarkation)–Lucerne: Transfer to Lucerne; guided Sightseeing Day 10 Lucerne: Wine TastingDay 11 Lucerne: Your vacation ends this morning
Part of Avalon's award-winning fleet of Suite Ships, the Avalon Expression features two full decks of Panorama Suites with wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that transform the living space into river cruising's only Open-Air Balcony. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, affording you the incomparable opportunity to wake each morning to splendid passing scenery from your window-facing bed. Stretch out on your Comfort Collection bed and cruise with the world at your feet. Onboard amenities include an alternative light dining option in the Panorama Bistro, a Fitness Center, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, whirlpool, and light al fresco lunches at the Sky Bistro on the Sky Deck. Express yourself while cruising your way on the Avalon Expression!