Active & Discovery on the Rhine (Northbound) 2022
8 Day River Cruise Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Starting at $3,349
Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Explore the Rhine River your way on Avalon Active & Discovery river cruise. Choose included classic sightseeing, Active excursions, or Discovery activities in culture and cuisine. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or an art lover, you’ll find the Avalon Choice® inclusions that speak to you! Visit the Chocolate Museum in Cologne, take a guided culinary walk in Düsseldorf, and taste regional wines in Eltville. In Koblenz, take a cable-car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for magnificent views of the surrounding area. Aboard your Avalon Suite Ship®, you’ll pass through the magnificent Rhine Gorge and enjoy specialty dishes while cruising. Your Rhine River cruise ends in Amsterdam for a day full of activities. See the colorful streets and row house doors of Amsterdam your way—from a relaxing canal cruise to a leisurely biking tour—all at your pace! Choose a painting class to recreate the masterpieces of Dutch artists. Join us for a Rhine River cruise like no other, with more freedom to cruise your way.
Destination & Sightseeing
|Day 1 Frankfurt (Embarkation):||Onboard welcome reception|
|Day 2 Mainz–Rüdesheim–Bingen:||Choice of visit to the Eberbach Monastery, Eltville guided tour with wine tasting, or nature walk in Eltville; bike with your Adventure Host; free time in Rüdesheim|
|Day 3 Rhine Gorge–Boppard–Koblenz–Engers:||Cruise through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit to Marksburg Castle, or Koblenz walking tour and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress with a cable car ride, or Volcano Tour experience|
|Day 4 Bonn–Cologne:||Free time in Bonn; choice of jogging tour, off the beaten track' sightseeing, a visit to the chocolate museum, or Cologne highlights walking tour|
|Day 5 Düsseldorf:||Choice of guided city sightseeing, biking tour, or culinary tour|
|Day 6 Arnhem–Nijmegen:||Choice of biking tour, guided sightseeing in Arnhem, or guided tour of Arnhem's Kröller-Müller Museum; free time in Nijmegen|
|Day 7 Amsterdam:||Choice of painting class, or biking tour, or canal cruise|
|Day 8 Amsterdam (Disembarkation):||Your cruise ends this morning|
- In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
- Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
Hotel as shown or similar
Konrad-Adenauer Str. 7 Frankfurt Germany
This classic luxury 371-room hotel offers high quality service and an excellent location, just steps away from the famous Zeil shopping mile and exclusive Goethestrasse with Free Wi-Fi access available throughout the property. Three restaurants and bars offer a great choice of cusine to suit every palate, you may choose between regional or international cuisine, Japanese sushi & teppanyaki as well as Chinese. For relaxation and revitalization, there is an indoor swimming pool and fitness area complete with Finnish sauna and steam room.
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Javakade 766 Amsterdam Netherlands
A unique sustainable hotel in Amsterdam, where two worlds connect. At the former location where ships left for Jakarta, lies a green oasis in the centre of the city. Hotel offers 200 luxurious rooms with a Indonesian influenced style. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at Café Jakarta or get a drink at the Malabar. Be pampered in luxury and relax in our wellness and swimming pool with views towards the river IJ.