From Amsterdam to Basel- The Treasures of the Celebrated Rhine River: 8-Nights

Price $3226 $3065 9 Days
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From Amsterdam to Basel- The Treasures of the Celebrated Rhine River: 8-Nights

$3226 $3065 per person


* Prices are USD per person, based on 2 people sharing. From rates are based on select July and August 2024 departures.

From Amsterdam to Basel, embark on a cruise rich in history and authenticity. Discover historic monuments through cities such as Haarlem or Colmar and its Unterlinden museum. You can take a stroll to the Arnhem Open Air Museum, which reveals a 100-year-old story. To end your cruise in beauty we give you the sublime Rhine Falls.

What’s Included: Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day – onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) – double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom – excursions included in the package selected – assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess – welcome cocktail – gala dinner – onboard entertainment – travel assistance and repatriation insurance- all port fees.

*MEMBER BENEFIT: 5% discount off the cruise fare. *This offer is not combinable with other offers. Savings is reflected in the discounted price showing, based on lead in pricing. If there is a better offer available than the 5% member discount, you will recieve the offer that is greater. Contact us to check for best available rates.

Call for assistance: 1-800-481-9739 ext. 0
Mention Promo Code for Savings: TRIPMERCH

Departure Dates

August 5, 12, 26
September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
October 13, 20
April 30
May 7, 14
June 15, 28
July 5, 12, 26
August 2
September 7, 20
October 13
  • Destination
  • Arrival City
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Departure City
    Basel, Switzerland
  • Activity Level
  • Passenger Limit
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner.
This morning, we offer two excursions depending on your package. CLASSIC package: Panoramic tour of the city and a visit to a diamond merchant. Amsterdam is one of the most unique and extraordinary cities in the world. Enjoy a highlight tour of all the major sites, including the tallest windmill in the Netherlands, the De Gooyer. We’ll then heading over to the dazzling floating flower market. DISCOVERY package: An off-the-beaten-path bike tour of Amsterdam. We’ll leave on foot to head to the bike rental office. Once equipped, we'll set out on a bike tour to discover places only the locals know about. As we ride, we’ll pass in front of many famous monuments and sites, including Dam Square, the Royal Palace, the Anne Frank House, Nieuwmarkt, the Rembrandt House Museum, and much more! This afternoon, join us for an excursion for both packages: A visit to the Keukenhof Gardens.(1)(only on pre-booking before departure) Tour the beautiful spring gardens at your own pace. Don’t forget to visit the Orchid House, the Japanese Garden, and the 19th-century windmill on the edge of the tulip fields! Keukenhof also contains the works of 25 artists. To make your visit more active, you can take a boat trip through the fields or bike ride through the surrounding area. During the off-season, we’ll visit Haarlem instead. We’ll return on board in Amsterdam. Join us for an evening of dancing in the lounge. Our ship will cruise to Nijmegen overnight.
Join us on an excursion for both packages: A visit to the Netherlands Open-Air Museum in Arnhem. This national museum focuses on the everyday life of Dutch people throughout the country’s history and includes old homes, farms, and factories from different regions. You can stroll through the attraction at your own pace or take the authentic trams. Our ship will cruise to  Cologne overnight. Enjoy an evening of entertainment on board.
Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Cologne, the crossroads of Europe since the Middle Ages. We’ll see the immense, Gothic cathedral—the tallest twin-spire church in the world and the most visited landmark in Germany. We'll then head over to the Old Town to stroll the streets and pass in front of the famous Farina Fragrance Museum. Our ship will start to cruise up the Rhine to Koblenz early this morning. Enjoy a stroll to see the famous Deutsches Eck.
We’ll cruise to Mainz in the early morning, traveling through the magnificent Rhine Valley. Excursion for both packages: Tour of Mainz and the Gutenberg Museum. This tour on foot will take us to the city’s magnificent cathedral. We’ll then stroll down the picturesque streets of the Old City to the Gutenberg Museum. Join us for an evening of dancing in the lounge. Our ship will begin to cruise to Strasbourg.
We’ll arrive in Strasbourg in the afternoon. Excursion for both packages: Boat tour of Strasbourg and a visit to its cathedral (only on pre-booking before departure). Like many European cities, Strasbourg has a striking mix of architecture that includes a broad range of traditional structures next to bold modern designs. After our excursion, we’ll return on board the ship. Our ship will begin to cruise to Breisach. Tonight is our festive gala evening.
This afternoon, join us for an excursion for both packages: A guided tour of Colmar and the Unterlinden Museum.(2) Colmar is a colorful city bursting with Alsatian charm. We’ll spend time in the romantic Little Venice neighborhood before visiting the Unterlinden Museum. The museum exhibits span 7,000 years—from prehistoric times to modern art. The most regarded masterpiece in its collection is the polyptych by artists Niclaus of Haguenau and Grünewald. We’ll begin to cruise to Basel. Join us for dinner and an evening of entertainment.
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
Call for assistance: 1-800-481-9739 ext. 0
Mention Promo Code for Savings: TRIPMERCH

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