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Spectacular Switzerland With Romantic Rhine

Day 1 - Arrive in Zurich, Switzerland. Welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
Day 2 - Zurich - Biel/Bienne - Neuchatel - Geneva. Orientation walk of Zurich's Old Town. Stop in Biel/Bienne and explore the historical center, and in lakeside Neuchatel, before arriving in Geneva. (B)
Day 3 - Geneva. Guided sightseeing features a visit to the Reformation Park and a walk through the Old Town. (B)
Day 4 - Geneva - Évian-les-Bains, France - Broc - Gruyere Area, Switzerland. Stop in the famous spa town of Évian-les-Bains, and see the Rhone vineyards. Arrive in Gruyere and visit the magnificent castle, followed by lunch. Then, visit the famous Maison Cailler chocolate factory in Broc. Stay overnight in nearby Charmey. (B,L,D)
Day 5 - Gruyere Area - Gstaad - Interlaken Area. Enjoy an orientation of one of Switzerland's most popular ski resorts, Gstaad, before arriving in Interlaken. Stay overnight in Grindelwald. (B)
Day 6 - Interlaken Area. Excursion to the Jungfrau Massif. An unforgettable trip to Europe's highest railway station, the Jungfraujoch. Enjoy the Alpine Sensation, the Panorama 360° Experience, the Ice Palace, and receive your Jungfrau Passport. (B,D)
Day 7 - Interlaken Area - Berne - Lucerne. In Berne, see the Bear Park, the Old Town, and enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the Rose Garden. Continue to Lucerne. (B)
Day 8 - Lucerne. Morning walking tour including the Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge, and enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)
Day 9 - Lucerne - Zurich. Transfer to Basel (Embarkation). Morning transfer to Zurich and Basel to join your Avalon ship. (B)
Day 10 - Breisach, Germany. Excursion to the Black Forest. Excursion to the Black Forest. Located at the foot of Kaiserstuhl Mountain on the French-German border, Breisach is the gateway to Germany's BLACK FOREST region, an area of unrivaled natural beauty. The area got its name because the pine forests are so dense, local residents described them as black. The most well-known products from this region are Black Forest ham, Black Forest cherry cake, and cuckoo clocks! You may opt to visit the workshop of a local woodcarver who produces clocks and other carvings, or to the open-air Vogtsbauernhof Museum to see how life was lived in this area centuries ago. (B,L,D)
Day 11 - Strasbourg, France. Situated on the border of France and Germany, Strasbourg blends the cultures of both countries in a delightful way. On your walking tour, you will discover Europe at its most quintessential. Visit the monumental red-sandstone GOTHIC CATHEDRAL with its ancient murals, stained-glass windows, and fascinating astronomical clock, as well as the magical LA PETITE FRANCE district, home to half-timbered houses, quaint shops, inviting bistros, and a waterfront promenade. Explore Place Kleber, a large historic square in the heart of the city, and Place Gutenberg in the heart of medieval Strasbourg, which features a statue of the inventor of the printing press. This afternoon, an optional excursion into the Alsace wine country is available. (B,L,D)
Day 12 - Excursion to Heidelberg, Germany - Mainz. This morning, an excursion takes you to Heidelberg, home to Germany's oldest university, which was founded in 1386. Visit the ruins of HEIDELBERG CASTLE, towering magnificently over the city and among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps. You'll also see the famed GREAT VAT, the "World's Largest Wine Barrel." At nearly 23 feet high and 28 feet wide, it holds over 58,000 gallons of wine and has a dance floor on top of it! In the afternoon, arrive in Mainz, which today is Germany's largest and most important wine market. The Altstadt (Old Town) has many intriguing shops and the whimsical Fastnachtsbrunnen (Carnival Fountain) on the Schillerplatz is a tribute to the jesters at the city's annual Carnival celebration. Gutenberg, father of modern printing, was born here. During a GUIDED WALK, you'll visit the captivating GUTENBERG MUSEUM. (B,L,D)
Day 13 - Rudesheim - Rhine Gorge - Koblenz. This morning, dock in pretty Rudesheim, a typical Rhine Valley wine town. Visit SIEGFRIED'S MECHANICAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MUSEUM to see and hear a large collection of self-playing calliopes and music boxes from the 18th to the early 20th centuries, and enjoy a SPECIAL TREAT. Downstream from Rudesheim is the dramatic RHINE GORGE, the most beautiful stretch of river. Here, ancient castles stand sentry on lofty cliffs rising 400 feet above the water. Cruise past the legendary rock of the Lorelei, where echoes of enchanted siren song lured sailors to their doom. Then, arrive at the place where the Rhine and Moselle Rivers meet"the Deutsches Eck (German Corner) with its impressive statue of German Emperor William I. Join your Local Guide for a WALKING TOUR of 2,000-year-old Koblenz, which reveals an eventful past through its castles, fortress walls, towers, squares, and monuments. (B,L,D)
Day 14 - Cologne. One of Germany's largest cities and capital of the Rhineland, Cologne straddles both sides of the Rhine, and is known for its soaring, twin-steepled gothic cathedral. Choose between an included GUIDED CITY WALK or JEWISH HERITAGE WALK. The Old Town abounds with cafes, shops, and taverns. Be sure to try a Kolsch pale lager, locally brewed in Cologne for over a hundred years! (B,L,D)
Day 15 - Amsterdam, Holland. Welcome to Amsterdam! Holland's sophisticated, modern capital has a rich and fascinating history. This delightful 700-year-old city with its elegant and classic architecture, cafes, and restaurants has a distinct ambiance. There is no better way to see Amsterdam than by CANAL BOAT, cruising through the elegant grachten lined with stately homes dating back to Amsterdam's "Golden Age." There's free time this afternoon to enjoy the city or perhaps join an optional excursion. (B,L,D)
Day 16 - Amsterdam (Disembarkation). Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)


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  Tour Name   Spectacular Switzerland With Romantic Rhine
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  Tour Duration    16 Days
  Start City:   Zurich
  End City:   Amsterdam
  Price From   USD $5,828.00   See in Cart
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2018-04-27 USD $5,848.00 See in Cart
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    Extra nights per person in Zurich:
    in single room $171-$308, in twin $91-$194

    Extra nights per person in Amsterdam:
    in single room $235-$305, in twin room $135-$170

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  • City Highlights
  • Day 1 Zurich: arrive in Zurich, Switzerland; welcome dinner
    Day 2 Zurich - Biel/Bienne - Neuchatel - Geneva: orientation walk of the Old Town; stop in Biel/Bienne to visit the historical center; arrive in Geneva
    Day 3 Geneva: guided sightseeing
    Day 4 Geneva - Évian - Les-Baines, France - Broc - Gruyere Area: stop on the French side of Lake Geneva; visit the castlein Gruyeres town, followed by a special lunch with local specialties and double creme; chocolate tasting at Maison Cailler in Broc
    Day 5 Gruyere Area - Gstaad - Interlaken Area: orientation in Gstaad
    Day 6 Interlaken Area: excursion to the Junggrau massif
    Day 7 Interlaken Area - Berne - Lucerne: see the Bear Park in Berne, enjoy a panoramic view from the Rose Garden of Old Town
    Day 8 Lucerne: walking tour including the Lion Monument and Capel Bridge; farewell dinner at a local restaurant
    Day 9 Lucerne - Zurich - Basel (Embarkation): transfer to Zurich and Basel; onboard welcome reception
    Day 10 Breisach. Excursion to the Black Forest: visit a woodcarver's workshop or visit a Black Forest open-air museum

    Day 11 Strasbourg:
    guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral
    Day 12 Excursion to Heidelberg - Mainz: guided visit of the castle, see the Great Vat in Heidelberg; visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
    Day 13 Rudesheim - Rhine Gorge - Koblenz: visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rudesheim and enjoy a special treat; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; guided walk in Koblenz

    Day 14 Cologne:
    choice of guided city walk or Jewish Heritage walk

    Day 15 Amsterdam:
    canal cruise

    Day 16 Amsterdam (Disembarkation):
    your vacation ends this morning
  • Key Differences
  • AW_Always_Included_Europe_2018
  • Launch Date
  • 04/04/17 8:00pm
  • Meals
  • Cruise Portion:
    • Captain's welcome & farewell receptions with sparkling wine and canapes
    • Welcome dinner
    • Daily Afternoon Tea
    • Daily Night Fare
    • Farewell dinner
    • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with lunch and dinner are included daily on board your vessel
    Land Portion:
    • Full buffet breakfast daily; 1 lunch (L); 4 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Zurich and a farewell dinner in Lucerne.
  • Notes
    • In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.
    • Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.
  • Title
  • Spectacular Switzerland with Romantic Rhine
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