Rhine & Rhône Revealed with 2 Nights in Aix-en-Provence & 2 Nights in Nice for Wine Lovers (Southbound) - 2020

19 Day River Cruise Amsterdam to Nice (WAL1-T2)

Vacation Highlights

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 Koblenz–Rhine Gorge–Rüdesheim: free time in Koblenz; 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 Badische Winzerkeller

Day 8 Basel (Disembarkation)–Beaune–St. Jean de Losne (Embarkation): transfer to Beaune, visit Hôtel-Dieu; onboard welcome reception

Day 9 Mâcon: leisurely cruising; onboard lecture about wine; Chardonnay excursion

Day 10 Lyon: on board cheese and wine tasting; guided sightseeing, picture stop on Fourvière Hill; lecture on board

Day 11 Lyon: culinary tour; guided tour to Beaujolais; on board food & wine pairing dinner

Day 12 Tournon–Viviers: guided walk in Tournon with wine and chocolate tasting, or hike in the vineyards (weather permitting); guided walk in Viviers, visit the Old Town and the cathedral

Day 13 Avignon: guided sightseeing, visit Palace of the Popes; guided tour to Châteauneuf du Pape

Day 14 Arles: choice of guided sightseeing in Arles, visit the Roman Amphitheater, or painting workshop

Day 15 Port-Saint-Louis (Disembarkation)–Aix-en-Provence: transfer to Aix-en-Provence; guided walking tour, visit Cathedral of the Holy Saviour

Day 16 Aix-en-Provence: day at leisure

Day 17 Aix-en-Provence–Nice: transfer to Nice; guided walking tour with Promenade des Anglais and the Old Town

Day 18 Nice: day at leisure

Day 19 Nice: your vacation ends this morning

INSIDE VISITS

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