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Rhine & Rhône Revealed With 1 Night In Amsterdam, 2 Nights In Aix-En-Provence & 2 Nights In Nice (So on Avalon Expression

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Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous European river cruise vacation along the Rhine, Saône, and Rhône Rivers. Begin your Rhine & Rhône Revealed vacation your way with a one-night stay in Amsterdam! Join us for an off-the-beaten-path guided walking tour through its cobblestone streets before embarking on your Suite Ship®. Enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam, as well as guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz, and Strasbourg. Delight in excursions to Germany’s Black Forest and Heidelberg. Also, sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz. Transfer to France’s Burgundy region to fascinating Beaune for a visit to Hôtel-Dieu before boarding your second Suite Ship® in quaint St. Jean de Losne and set sail for Macon.

Visit France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles. After disembarking your ship in Port-Saint-Louis, transfer to Aix-en-Provence for the start of your Monograms vacation package. Enjoy guided sightseeing with an expert Local Guide, and visit the Cathedral of the Holy Saviour, known for its mix of architectural styles. Walk in the footsteps of Cézanne with free time or on a tour of the artist’s hometown.

Travel to Nice for your final two nights in France. Here, you’ll walk through the Old Town and the Promenade des Anglais, Nice’s most famous boulevard. In your free time, perhaps take an excursion to Monaco or Cannes-known for its famous film festival. At your service is an expert Monograms Local Host® who is available to assist you throughout your stay in Aix-en-Provence and Nice.

Included Features:

Day 1 Amsterdam: Welcome to Amsterdam

Day 2 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Off the beaten path walking tour; onboard welcome reception

Day 3 Amsterdam: Canal cruise

Day 4 Cologne: Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 5 Koblenz-Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim: Scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim or hike in the vineyards with your Adventure Host

Day 6 Mainz. Excursion to Heidelberg: Choice of guided walk in Mainz, with a visit to the Gutenberg Museum, or a guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat, or a hike up Philosophers' Way

Day 7 Strasbourg: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit the La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 8 Breisach: Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or visit to Badischer Winzerkeller

Day 9 Basel (Disembarkation)-Beaune-St. Jean de Losne (Embarkation): Transfer to Beaune and visit to the Hôtel-Dieu; onboard welcome reception

Day 10 Mcon: Leisurely cruising; cheese tasting on board

Day 11 Lyon: Choice of guided sightseeing with picture stop on Fourvière Hill or bike with your Adventure Host; onboard lecture

Day 12 Lyon: Culinary tour

Day 13 Tournon-Viviers: Guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in Viviers, visit the Old Town and the cathedral

Day 14 Avignon: Guided sightseeing, visit to the Palace of the Popes

Day 15 Arles: Choice of guided sightseeing in Arles, visit the Roman Amphitheater, or painting workshop or walk with your Adventure Host

Day 16 Port-Saint-Louis (Disembarkation)-Aix-en-Provence: Transfer to Aix-en-Provence; guided walking tour, visit Cathedral of the Holy Saviour

Day 17 Aix-en-Provence: Day at leisure

Day 18 Aix-en-Provence-Nice: Travel to Nice; guided walking tour with Promenade des Anglais and the Old Town

Day 19 Nice: Day at leisure

Day 20 Nice: Your vacation ends this morning

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If you want to see the world, cruise down its legendary rivers. If you want to see more of the world, look no further than Avalon Waterways. Our Suite Ships® feature one-of-a-kind Panorama SuitesSM, with the widest opening windows in river cruising, the industry's only Open–Air Balcony®, and beds facing the incredible views. Beyond our wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows is a world waiting to be explored-your way.

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Mar 28, 2022 through
Apr 16, 2022
Mar 24, 2022 7:00 PM
19 Nights from
$7,204.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes discount: $1000.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
6717284
Apr 11, 2022 through
Apr 30, 2022
Apr 7, 2022 7:00 PM
19 Nights from
$7,795.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes discount: $750.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
6717238
May 09, 2022 through
May 28, 2022
May 5, 2022 7:00 PM
19 Nights from
$9,401.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
6717235
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Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.