From Vienna to Amsterdam, enjoy a luxury tour through Austria, Germany and Switzerland before enjoying your all-inclusive cruise from Basel to Amsterdam.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.
Arrive in Vienna and transfer to your centrally located hotel.
Vienna > Salzburg
Freechoice: This morning, visit the Imperial Palace and its fabulous Silver Collection. Alternatively, visit the Natural History Museum.
This afternoon, continue to Salzburg.
Visit one of the city’s famed salt mines where the ‘white gold’ has been mined since the Neolithic age.
Journey to the town of Oberammergau. In 1633, the residents of the town vowed that if they were spared from the bubonic plague sweeping the region, they would produce a play for all time depicting the life and death of Jesus. Today you will have the privilege of attending this epic play, performed every ten years.
Visit the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle before continuing to Munich for a two night stay.
Explore the Bavarian city of Munich with your expert local guide. Tonight, enjoy a sumptuous dinner of traditional German cuisine.
Munich > Zurich
After breakfast, travel to Zurich for a guided city tour.
Zurich > Basel
Raise your glass to the marvellous cruise ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Your journey into wonder is about to begin.
Kehl > Strasbourg
Freechoice: Visit Strasbourg and stroll through the Old Town with its half-timbered houses and distinctive Alsatian winstubs. Alternatively, journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer, or explore the Black Forest region during a visit to the Vogtsbauernhof Open Air Museum.
Rastatt > Baden-Baden
Freechoice: Tour the ruins of the Roman baths that have made this city famous, or take an active hike around Hohenbaden Castle. Alternatively, visit the Mercedes-Benz factory, or enjoy a visit to a thermal spa.
Enjoy a private evening concert at a fine Baroque palace. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other and a chance to create memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime.
Freechoice: Join a local guide on a historic tour of Heidelberg and visit the Renaissance castle. Or, join a guided orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by free time.
Freechoice: Take a guided tour of Koblenz, straddling two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers, or discover Cochem on a guided tour including a visit to Reichsburg Castle. Alternatively, visit a local winery and sample some of the fine wines of this region.
Freechoice: Enjoy a scenic ride on the oldest cog railway in Germany and discover splendid Drachenburg Castle, or stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. Alternatively, stay on board for a beer tasting, or learn the history of one of the city’s most famous namesakes, Eau de Cologne on a guided tour.
Freechoice: Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour, or cruise the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. Alternatively, join a guided cycling tour, or discover charming Volendam and Edam.
After a hearty breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Amsterdam airport for your onward or homebound flight.
This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.
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