Magical Rhine and Moselle

Glide along the enchanting Rhine and Moselle rivers on a leisurely journey to the Netherlands, Germany and France. Join a local expert for a tour of Amsterdam. Spend the afternoon in Cochem and sip wine in one of its famous cellars. Tour the 2,000-year-old city of Koblenz. Pause in Rudesheim to explore the famous Siegfried's Mechaniches Musikkabinett (Mechanical Music Museum). Enjoy a guided tour of Strasbourg. Savor a dinner of regional Black Forest specialties and learn about traditional cuckoo clocks. Cruise past charming panoramas as you get to know the culture and deep history of the region.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2020
Duration
9 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1AmsterdamOvernight Flight: Discover a dramatic waterway where winding valleys give way to riverside cities and Alpine hamlets. Venture along the Rhine and Moselle and spend time in beloved European cities, getting a taste of the local culture in each stop along the way.
Day 2AmsterdamAmsterdam, Netherlands - Tour Begins - Board Cruise Ship: Your tour opens in Amsterdam, a city of narrow canals and stone bridges, where you will board your ship. Your home for the next seven nights, this ship offers an array of amenities including outside staterooms, unlimited wine with every dinner, and daily onboard musical performances. This evening, meet in the lounge for a cocktail reception followed by a welcome aboard dinner.
Day 3AmsterdamAmsterdam: Embark on a tour of Amsterdam with a local expert before seeing the city from a different perspective, voyaging along the city's centuries-old canal system. Sail by charming cafes and famous 16th-century row houses stacked side-by-side. In the evening, relax as your ship departs the Netherlands and makes its way to Germany.
Day 4CologneCologne, Germany: As the sun rises, glide along the Rhine River and pass through the picturesque German landscapes dotted with medieval towns. Your journey brings you to Cologne, where you will join a guide for a walking tour of the city's Gothic Old Town. Wander along cobblestone streets and admire the Cologne Cathedral, the Roman Dionysus mosaic, and the Romanesque church of St. Martin.
Day 5CochemMoselle River - Cochem: Cross into the Moselle River to Cochem, a storybook town overlooking the water. Embark on a guided tour through the town and into Reichsburg Castle, a fortress perched high above the surrounding area. End your tour in one of Cochem's wine cellars, introducing you to the culture with a local winemaker and a tasting of regional Mosel wines.
Day 6KoblenzKoblenz - Rudesheim: Continue on to Koblenz and get to know this 2,000-year-old city on a walking tour. See how the city has been reborn after WWII, which took a heavy toll on the main structures. You'll pass through the renovated old town and see Schaengel Fountain. Your next stop is Rudesheim, which you'll explore with an expert guide. Visit the city's famous Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett (Mechanical Music Museum) and hear the traditional music of barrel organs and medieval instruments.
Day 7MannheimMannheim - Speyer: The river takes you to Mannheim where you will have free time to explore this German city and its parks on your own. Perhaps you will join an optional excursion to Heidelberg, an ancient city of Renaissance buildings and castle ramparts. Later, sail to Speyer, one of Germany's oldest cities, and step back in time on a walking tour to explore the Old Gate and the Jewish baths. End your day at the Captain's Gala Dinner - a lively celebration of food, music and entertainment.
Day 8StrasbourgStrasbourg, France: Cross the French border and experience Strasbourg, a fairytale town that blends centuries of international influences to create its own unique culture. On a guided tour of the old quarter, Petite France, take in the iconic timber-framed houses, the Cathedral of Notre Dame, and Place de la Republique. Make the most of some free time to explore this perfectly preserved town before returning to your ship.
Day 9BaselBasel-Disembark Ship-Colmar-Black Forest, Germany-Zurich, Switzerland: Disembark your ship and travel to Colmar, nestled in the Alsace wine region. Walk through times gone by with a local guide in the Old Town. Enjoy time to discover the town's secrets on your own before continuing to Titisee, a lakeside resort town hidden deep in Germany's Black Forest. Meander along its famous cuckoo clocks and meet a local artisan who demonstrates the traditional techniques behind these timepieces. Enjoy a dinner of Black Forest specialties before ending your day in Zurich.
Day 10ZurichZurich Airport Area - Tour Ends: Wish the river valleys goodbye as your tour comes to a close today.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
09/28/2021$3,899.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/21/2021$3,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Dormero Airport Hotel Zurich Zruich, Switzerland
MS Amadeus Silver III Amsterdam, Netherlands
MS Amadeus Cara Amsterdam, Netherlands
Disclaimer
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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    Glide along the enchanting Rhine and Moselle rivers on a leisurely journey to the Netherlands, Germany and France. Join a local expert for a tour of Amsterdam. Spend the afternoon in Cochem and sip wine in one of its famous cellars.

 
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