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Embark on your cruise in Amsterdam

Your Rhine cruise starts at 5:00 PM in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Welcome to Amsterdam! Transfers are included from Schiphol Airport or Amsterdam Centraal Station to your riverboat, where embarkation will begin any time...


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Amsterdam & its canals

Awaken aboard your riverboat in Amsterdam and disembark to be introduced to this unique city in two distinct ways – on an orientation tour of the city center, and aboard a canal boat cruise. As you float through the city’s 17th-century...


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A choice of discoveries in Dusseldorf

Arrive this morning in Dusseldorf – one of Germany’s wealthiest cities, known for its charming Altstadt (Old Town) on the riverfront; its modern avant-garde architecture; Königsallee (“the Kö”), a super high-end...


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Koblenz or cycling & an exclusive palace dinner

Your riverboat arrives this morning in Koblenz. The city’s roots go back to the Middle Ages, when its location made it a powerful one as the controller of trade along these major waterways. You may choose a morning of exploration of Koblenz with...


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The many charms of Old Heidelberg

Drive to Heidelberg today for a guided visit to the splendid ruins of Heidelberg Castle, a sprawling red sandstone compound high above the city, and a reminder of 600 years of history, followed by a walking tour of town. Check out the Heidelberg Tun,...


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Black Forest bicycling or exploring Alsace

This morning, your riverboat arrives in historic Strasbourg, France – capital of the Alsace and known as the "Crossroads of Europe," home to the European Union's headquarters – from which you'll have a choice of excursions. One possibility...


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Choose to discover either Zurich or Basel

Today you have two great Swiss cities to decide between. One possibility is to drive to Zurich, a world capital of banking (not to mention chocolate), for a walking tour with a local guide. Visit Bahnhoffstrasse, the city’s exclusive shopping...


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By rail through Switzerland & the Alps to Milan

After breakfast onboard, bid your crew farewell and disembark your riverboat in Basel, where you'll catch a high-speed train for a railway journey traversing the center of Switzerland, through the Alps and across the border into Italy. Late afternoon,...


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Discovering Milan… and “The Last Supper”

Immerse yourself in the bustling city that reigns as a world capital of fashion and design. Home to the national stock exchange, Milan has been Italy’s financial engine since the Industrial Revolution – and is known for its upscale food...


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Villas and villages of Lake Como

You’re off for a day’s tooling around Lake Como, one of Italy’s most beautiful lakes, in the shadow of the snowcapped Alps – a mecca for the well-heeled on holiday since ancient Roman times. Drive to tiny Tremezzina, where you’ll...


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Journey home

Your Rhine river cruise ends: Milan. Fly home anytime; a transfer from Hotel Principe di Savoia to Milan Malpensa or Linate Airports OR Milan's Central Train Station is included. Allow a minimum of three hours for flight check-in at...


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