You’ll start your European holiday with a 2-night stay in Lucerne, Switzerland. Enjoy a guided walking tour including the Lion Monument, Old Town, Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower, Jesuit Church, and a special highlight excursion to Mount Pilatus. Your dramatic river cruise on the Rhine will commence in Basel, Switzerland, with 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 Mainz 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 the early pioneers of printing. Sail to Rüdesheim and through the spectacular Rhine Gorge—the most beautiful view of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. . You’ll visit Koblenz and Cologne, and arrive in Amsterdam for a guided canal cruise through the colourful city. Your scenic river cruise on the Rhine River, and holiday in Switzerland are the perfect combination to unlock a guided European holiday of a lifetime.