Romantic Rhine With 2 Nights In Paris & 2 Nights In London (Northbound)
Your stunning river cruise on the Rhine will commence in Basel, for an amazing vacation which begins in Switzerland and stops in France, Germany, and Holland. You’ll sail 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. You’ll visit Koblenz and Cologne, and arrive in Amsterdam for a guided canal cruise through the colorful city. Transfer by high-speed train to Paris to start your Monograms vacation package with 2 nights in “The City of Lights”. Your VIP sightseeing with an expert guide, includes a drive past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, followed by a Seine river cruise. You’ll enjoy a guided sightseeing in England’s most famous destination, as well as free time to really get to know the city. Sightseeing includes Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Your Monograms vacation package includes helpful onsite support from your expert Local Hosts® both in Paris & London.Your scenic river cruise on the Romantic Rhine River, and complete vacation package in Paris and London are the perfect combination to unlock a guided European vacation of a lifetime.
Day 1 Basel (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Breisach: choice of excursion to Black Forest, or visit to Badische WinzerkellerDay 3 Strasbourg: guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedralDay 4 Mainz: choice of guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat, or hike up Philosophers’ Way, or visit the Gutenberg Museum in MainzDay 5 Rüdesheim-Rhine Gorge-Koblenz: visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; free time in KoblenzDay 6 Cologne: choice of “Cologne Highlights” walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tourDay 7 Amsterdam: canal cruiseDay 8 Amsterdam (Disembarkation)-Paris, France: travel to Paris by high-speed train (first class)Day 9 Paris: guided sightseeing, Seine river cruise Day 10 Paris-London, England: travel to London by high-speed Eurostar train (Standard class)Day 11 London: guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul’s Cathedral (except on Sundays)Day 12 London: your vacation ends this morning
Basel, Switzerland (Embarkation)
Breisach, Germany. Excursion To Black Forest
Ludwigshafen, Germany. Excursion To Heidelberg
Amsterdam (Disembarkation)-paris, France