Romantic Rhine Cruise with 2 Nights Pre-Cruise Stay in Lucerne, Switzerland - Northbound to Amsterdam, Holland
April 25-May 5 on Avalon Expression
Book by October 22, 2019 with name and deposit to receive a $200 pp. Early Booking discount to prices below
Also, passengers booked by October 31, 2019 with name & deposit will receive a $100 pp. Travel Show discount
Contact Sue Zeier at 920-694-4631 or 833-TL-TRIPS (858-7477) or book below.
You`ll start your European vacation tour with a visit to gorgeous Lucerne, Switzerland. You`ll have a Local Host to arrange your sightseeing, free-time recommendations, and any other assistance you need during your 2-night stay in Lucerne. Included walking tours and a special highlight excursion to Mount Pilatus.
Your dramatic river cruise on the Avalon Expression along the Rhine will commence in Basel, for an amazing vacation which begins in Switzerland and stops in France, Germany, and Holland. You`ll sail on the Avalon Expression, home to 166 passengers and 47 crew members, to Breisach, your starting point for an excursion to Black Forest. Then venture on to Strasbourg, France, to see its gothic cathedral with stunning murals and stained-glass. Sail to Ludwigshafen for an excursion to Heidelberg Castle, or join your Avalon Adventure Host® for a hike up Philosophers` Way. You can alternatively visit the Gutenberg museum for amazing history of early pioneers of print. Sail to Rüdesheim and through the spectacular Rhine Gorge. You`ll visit Koblenz and Cologne and arrive in Amsterdam for a guided canal cruise through the colorful city.
Your scenic river cruise on the Romantic Rhine River, and complete vacation package in Switzerland are the perfect combination to unlock a guided European vacation of a lifetime.
- Flights between Chicago, IL and Zurich, Switzerland & between Amsterdam, Holland and Chicago, IL on Swiss Air through Centrav
- Transfers between Zurich airport and hotel in Lucerne, Switzerland
- Transfers between Lucerne, Switzerland hotel and the pier
- Transfers between pier and Amsterdam, Holland airport
- 2-Nights stay in Lucerne, Switzerland
- Guided walking tour of Lucerne & highlight excursion to Mount Pilatus
- 7-Nights accommodations onboard Avalon Expression
- Included chef -inspired meals and local entertainment onboard Avalon Expression
- Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast. Wine/beer/soda with lunch and dinner onboard Avalon Expression
- One included Avalon city tour shore excursion in each port with English-speaking local experts. Choose your sightseeing pace
- Prepaid gratuities included for onboard staff on Avalon Expression
- 2 drink vouchers per person onboard Avalon Expression
- English-speaking crew and Cruise Director onboard Avalon Expression
- Travel Leaders-Discovery World Travel Tour Manager**
- Port fees of $182 pp. (subject to change)
- Air taxes & fees of $428.83 pp. for Swiss Air flights
NOT INCLUDED: Air on cruise only packages, travel insurance, gratuities for airport porters, transfer or motor coach drivers, meals while not onboard the ship, optional excursions, baggage fees charged by the airlines, any items of a personal nature. Transfers between airport & ship or airport & hotel in destination are not included if there is a deviation in dates or itinerary.
NOTE: Cruise itinerary is subject to change. In the event of water level problems or maintenance on the locks, it may be necessary to alter the program. Travel Leaders-Discovery World has no control over these changes, any delays, cancellations or equipment changes. Baggage fees may apply for your flights. See airline website for restrictions and fees.
**Minimum number of participants is required for Travel Leaders Tour Manager to travel. In the unlikely event the minimum number is not met, the tour will still include a professional cruise director onboard.
NOTE: A valid passport is required with a validity of at least six months beyond the return date of the tour.