Rhine & Rhône Revealed With 2 Nights In Nice (Southbound) on Avalon Expression
Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Amsterdam: Canal cruiseDay 3 Cologne: Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour or bike with your Adventure HostDay 4 Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim: Cruise through the scenic Rhine Gorge with breathtaking views of ancient castles, towering cliffs, and the legendary Rock of the Lorelei; visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim or hike in the vineyards with your Adventure HostDay 5 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' WayDay 6 Strasbourg: Choice of guided sightseeing, visit the La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral or bike with your Adventure HostDay 7 Breisach: Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or visit to Badischer Winzerkeller Day 8 Basel (Disembarkation)-Beaune-Chalon-sur-Saône (Embarkation): Transfer to Beaune, visit Hôtel-Dieu; onboard welcome receptionDay 9 Tournus: Guided walk in Tournus; on board cheese tasting Day 10 Lyon: Choice of guided sightseeing with picture stop on Fourvière Hill or bike with your Adventure Host; on board lecture Day 11 Lyon: Culinary tourDay 12 Tournon-Viviers: Guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in Viviers, visit the Old Town and the cathedralDay 13 Avignon: Guided sightseeing, visit to the Palace of the PopesDay 14 Arles: Choice of guided sightseeing in Arles, visit the Roman Amphitheater, or painting workshop or walk with your Adventure HostDay 15 Arles (Disembarkation)-Nice: Transfer to Nice; guided tourDay 16 Nice: Guided tourDay 17 Nice: 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!
|1||Amsterdam, Holland (Embarkation)|
|5||Mainz. Heidelberg Excursion|
|7||Breisach, Germany. Excursion To Black Forest|
|8||Basel, Switzerland (Disembarkation) – Beaune – Chalon - Sur - Saône (Embarkation)|
|15||Arles (Disembarkation) – Nice|