2025: Active & Discovery on the Rhine (Southbound) (WAW) - Panorama

8 Day River Cruise Amsterdam to Basel

Fairytale settings await on every Rhine River cruise, but an Active & Discovery cruise wit Avalon immerses you in new, interactive ways. As you glide from untouched villages to touching cities throughout Holland, Germany and France, our range of excursions, from Classic to Discovery to Active options, presents the opportunity to move at your desired pace and be moved at every turn.

Clifftop castles, rolling vineyards, and cobblestone lanes become even more enchanting when you experience them from the seat of a bicycle or an artist's stool. From culinary walks and beer tours to cave, castle and kayaking explorations, you choose exactly how to toast the joys of the Rhine and your moving journey on it.


Move.
Enjoy a little get-up-and-go on your cruising vacation when you:

-Paddle through the canals of Amsterdam on a kayak.
-Take an E-Bike tour surrounded by beautiful vineyards at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers.
-Follow the road less traveled on an exciting hike along Heidelberg's Philosophers' Way.


And Be Moved.
Get off the beaten path and relish the world when you:

-Discover your inner artist at an Amsterdam painting class inspired by the Dutch masters.
-Explore the lava caverns on a one-of-a-kind volcano encounter below the town of Mendig.
-Join a foodie tour through Strasbourg to discover the cuisine of France's Alsace region.

Plus, Classic sightseeing is always available in every port along the way.

Activate your senses and discover a world of wonder in all-new, entirely 'you' ways on your personal, passion-packed cruise along the Rhine.

Call (972) 404-0505 for more information or to book today! Mention code 17492435

Cruise Line
Avalon Waterways
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2023
Duration
8 Days
Cruise Ship
Panorama

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DayPortArriveDepart
Day 1Amsterdam  
Day 2Amsterdam  
Day 3Dusseldorf  
Day 4Rhine Gorge  
Day 5Speyer  
Day 6Strasbourg  
Day 7Breisach  
Day 8Basel  
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/24/2025$3,999.00* (USD) / PanoramaQuote
06/07/2025$3,999.00* (USD) / PanoramaQuote
07/05/2025$3,899.00* (USD) / PanoramaQuote
08/16/2025$3,899.00* (USD) / PanoramaQuote
10/11/2025$4,099.00* (USD) / PanoramaQuote
Disclaimer
US$ Price Details

Gateway city for departures is Zurich.

Port charges:
$210

Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability).

Please call for single accommodation details and prices. Triples not available.
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