Rhine Highlights | Basel to Amsterdam: 7-Nights

Price $5695 $5570 8 Days/7 Nights
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Rhine Highlights | Basel to Amsterdam: 7-Nights

$5695 $5570 per person


Prices are CAD per person, based on 2 people sharing. Lead in price shown is the rate for select 2024 / 2025 departure dates. Discounted rate includes the member benefit. Additional offers will apply when available. 

Romance is alive and well on the Rhine. In fact, on this itinerary there’s probably a fairy-tale moment lying in wait for you just beyond the next river bend. The castles that grace this region sometimes seem as if they were lifted straight from the silver screen. From Lorelie, the Rhine River siren said to lure sailors to their demise, to the legendary Black Forest, which still resonates with imaginative children’s tales, there are stories and romances galore to discover and delight in.

What’s Included: all meals, alcoholic beverages, gratuities, tipping for local guides, all excursions

MEMBER BENEFIT: As a Trip Merchant Member you will save an additional $125 CAD per person (as shown in discounted price). Combinable with current offers. Sailing must be booked with Trip Merchant.

Use offer code: TMSCENIC 

Current savings available for select river cruise itineraries and departures. Please contact Trip Merchant to find out what is available!

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

Departure Dates

Sailing from Basel to Amsterdam
April 15
May 8, 22
June 5, 12
July 3, 24
August 28
September 4, 18, 30
October 9, 23
Sailing from Amsterdam to Basel
April 8
May 15, 29
June 5, 12
July 10, 17, 31
August 21, 28
October 7, 16
Sailing from Basel to Amsterdam
April 16
May 5, 21
June 4, 18, 30
July 9, 21, 23
September 1, 3
October 15, 29
Sailing from Amsterdam to Basel
March 26
April 9
May 21, 28
June 11, 23
July 14, 16
August 4, 25, 27
September 8, 10
October 8, 22
  • Destination
  • Arrival City
    Basel, Switzerland
  • Departure City
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Activity Level
  • Passenger Limit
Arrive in Zurich, transfer to Basel
A warm welcome awaits you from the crew of your Scenic Space-Ship. Your luxury cruise is about to begin and you’ll have the chance to raise your glass to the occasion at this evenings welcome reception. Please book your flight to arrive into Basel prior to 03:00 PM.
Meals Provided: Dinner
Kehl > Strasbourg
Visit Strasbourg and stroll through the Old Town with its half-timbered houses and distinctive Alsatian winstubs. Alternatively, journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace region and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer, or join a guided tour through the picturesque Black Forest, stopping along the way for a tasting of the famous Black Forest cake.
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Rastatt > Baden Baden
Arrive in charming Baden-Baden, a spa town famous for its Roman baths.
Tour the ruins of the Roman baths that have made this city famous, or take an active hike to Hohenbaden Castle and be rewarded with wonderful views overlooking the town. Alternatively, visit the Mercedes-Benz factory and be transported into the world of this luxury car brand, learning about the history and prestige of this global product, or relax and rejuvenate during a visit to a thermal spa.
Enjoy a private concert at the Baroque Palace of Rastatt, one of the most magnificent historic venues in the region. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other, and a rare chance to collect memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Join a local guide on a historic tour of Heidelberg and visit the Renaissance castle. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps, or join a guided orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by free time at leisure to explore the sights of this beautiful city as you wish.
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Take a guided tour of Koblenz, the city straddling two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers, or discover Cochem and the beautiful Moselle Valley on a guided tour including a visit to Reichsburg Castle that dates back to the Middle Ages. Alternatively, visit a local winery and sample some of the fine wines of this region. Learn about the wine making process while being surrounded by picture postcard scenery.
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Enjoy a scenic ride on the oldest cog railway in Germany and discover splendid Drachenburg Castle, or stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous Cathedral. Alternatively, learn the history of one of the city’s most famous namesakes, Eau de Cologne on a guided tour. Visit the house of Farina, the world’s oldest fragrance company and discover what makes it so unique and why it was the scent of choice for many European royals, or stay on board for a beer tasting sampling a variety of beers including the most famous and popular brew from the region, the pale ale called Kolsch.
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour, pausing along the way to sample Dutch favourites, or cruise the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. Amsterdam has over 100 kilometres of canals and today you will see some of the prettiest sights of the city such as elegant merchant’s houses, churches and historic warehouses. Alternatively, join a guided cycling tour outside of the city, or discover charming Volendam and Edam. The quaint fishing village of Volendam is home to many wooden houses and a beautiful harbour, explore the charm of the village before a short drive to the nearby town of Edam, where you will visit a local farm for a delicious cheese tasting.
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
After a hearty breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Amsterdam airport for your onward or homebound flight. This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Call for assistance: 1-800-481-9739 ext 1
Mention Promo Code for Savings: TMSCENIC

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