Romantic Rhine With Mount Pilatus, 1 Night In Lucerne, 3 Nights In Lake Como & 2 Nights In Milan (So

07/04/2020 through 10/28/2021
07/04/2020 through 11/13/2021
Avalon Waterways

One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this exciting Rhine River cruise, which takes you across Germany-and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland! This European river cruise begins in the ever popular, modern city of Amsterdam, Holland. The best way to see the treasures of this 700-year-old city is on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten lined with homes dating back to the city’s “Golden Age.” Cologne, Germany-a 2,000-year-old city known for its Gothic architecture-will be an exciting stop with its famous twin-spired cathedral and Old Town with many shops, cafés, and taverns. Pass through the dramatic Rhine Gorge-the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. In the charming wine town of Rüdesheim, visit the unique Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.

Continue your Rhine River cruise to Mainz for a guided walk and visit to the captivating Gutenberg Museum, or take an excursion to Heidelberg to visit the ruins of its red-walled castle. In Strasbourg, France, you’ll be amazed by the red-sandstone Gothic cathedral with ancient murals and fascinating astronomical clock. Also, stroll through the lovely La Petite France district with its quaint shops, delightful bistros, and peaceful waterfront promenade. Visit Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest-an area of unrivaled natural beauty-best known for Black Forest ham, cherry cake, and the cuckoo clock.

Disembark your river cruise ship in Basel, Switzerland, and begin your Monograms vacation with a special excursion up Mount Pilatus for spectacular Alpine panoramas and a guided walking tour to explore lovely Lucerne. Transfer by high-speed train to Como, where an included guided walking tour features the charming historic district, the Gothic Town Hall, and the imposing Duomo. Enjoy a relaxing boat ride on Lake Como to renowned Bellagio with its centuries-old buildings, cobblestone lanes, and charming shops. Travel to fashionable Milan for the last two nights of your vacation. Your Monograms Local Host® can help you to make this fabulous vacation just perfect for you!

Included Features:

Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Amsterdam: canal cruise

Day 3 Cologne: choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour

Day 4 Rhine Gorge–Rüdesheim: scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim

Day 5 Mainz. Excursion to Heidelberg: choice of guided walk, visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, or guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat, or hike up Philosophers’ Way

Day 6 Strasbourg: guided sightseeing, visit the La Petite France district and the Gothic cathedral

Day 7 Breisach: choice of excursion to Black Forest, or visit to Badischer Winzerkeller

Day 8 Basel (Disembarkation)–Mount Pilatus–Lucerne: excursion to Mount Pilatus (in case of bad weather, visit the Swiss Transport Museum instead), guided walking tour in Lucerne with the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge

Day 9 Lucerne–Lake Como: transfer by high speed train (First class) to Lake Como; guided walking tour

Day 10 Lake Como: boat ride on Lake Como to Bellagio

Day 11 Lake Como: full day at leisure

Day 12 Lake Como–Milan: transfer to Milan; guided sightseeing

Day 13 Milan: full day at leisure

Day 14 Milan: your vacation ends with breakfast this morning

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Day 1 Amsterdam, Holland (Embarkation)
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Day 1 Overnight Docking In Amsterdam
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Day 2 Breakfast|lunch|dinner
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Day 3 Overnight Cruise To Rüdesheim
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Day 3 Classic Take A Guided City Walk Of Cologne-with Its Soaring Twin - Steepled Gothic Cathedral, Or:
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Day 3 Cologne, Germany
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Day 3 Discovery Choose A Guided Walking Tour Of Cologne’s Important Jewish Heritage Sites
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Day 4 Breakfast|lunch|dinner
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Day 4 Rüdesheim
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Day 4 Overnight Docking In Rüdesheim
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Day 5 Breakfast|lunch|dinner
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Day 5 Mainz. Excursion To Heidelberg
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Day 5 Evening/Overnight Cruise To Strasbourg
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Day 5 Classic Enjoy A Guided Tour To Heidelberg Castle To See The Ruins Of The Magnificent Renaissance ...
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Day 5 Mainz. Excursion To Heidelberg
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Day 5 Active Join Your Avalon Adventure Host For A Hike Up Philosophers’ Way For An Inspiring View Of T...
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Day 6 Breakfast|lunch|dinner
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Day 6 Strasbourg, France
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Day 7 Breakfast|lunch|dinner
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Day 7 Breisach, Germany. Excursion To Black Forest
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Day 8 Basel, Switzerland (Disembarkation) – Mount Pilatus – Lucerne
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Day 8 Breakfast
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Day 9 Lucerne – Lake Como, Italy
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Day 9 Breakfast
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Day 10 Breakfast
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Day 10 Lake Como
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Day 10 Experience A Boat Ride On Lake Como For Panoramas Of Stunning Mountain Scenery And Luxury Lakesid...
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Day 11 Lake Como
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Day 11 Your Local Host Will Have Many Suggestions For Your Day At Leisure.


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Day 12 Breakfast
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Day 12 Lake Como – Milan
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Day 13 Breakfast
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Day 13 Your Local Host Will Have Many Ideas For Your Full Day At Leisure.


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Day 13 Milan
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Day 14 Milan
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Day 14 Breakfast
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Day 14 Your Vacation Ends With Breakfast This Morning.


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