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Rhine Highlights - Amsterdam to Basel Cruise

  • Departure DateWed 21st Aug 2024
  • Scenic River Cruises Scenic Opal
  • 7 Night Cruise From Amsterdam
  • Fly Cruise From £2,879 pp

Itinerary

  • Amsterdam
  • Cologne
  • Koblenz
  • Heidelberg
  • Rastatt
  • Baden
  • Strasbourg
  • Kehl
  • Basel

What's Included

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  • Ask about FREE Business Class Flights
  • Unlimited Premium Branded Drinks
  • Daily Shore Excursions
  • Gratuities

Prices from pp

TypeSuite
Fly Cruise
Was£2,999
£2,879

Cabins

CabinCruise Only From
Standard Suite
£2,879
Balcony Suite
£3,639

Fly Cruise - flights are included, call to discuss flights from your regional airport, flight supplements may apply.
Voyage Code: AMBS210824.1

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Day 1 - Amsterdam

Arrive: Wed 21 August 2024

Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ capital, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Its Museum District houses the Van Gogh Museum, works by Rembrandt and Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum, and modern art at the Stedelijk. Cycling is key to the city’s character, and there are numerous bike paths.

Day 2 - Amsterdam

Depart: Thu 22 August 2024

Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ capital, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Its Museum District houses the Van Gogh Museum, works by Rembrandt and Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum, and modern art at the Stedelijk. Cycling is key to the city’s character, and there are numerous bike paths.

Day 3 - Cologne

Arrive: Fri 23 August 2024 / Depart: Fri 23 August 2024

Eau de Cologne, or simply cologne, is a perfume originating from Cologne, Germany. Originally mixed by Johann Maria Farina in 1709, it has since come to be a generic term for scented formulations in

Day 4 - Koblenz

Arrive: Sat 24 August 2024 / Depart: Sat 24 August 2024

Koblenz, spelled Coblenz before 1926, is a German city on the banks of the Rhine and of the Moselle, a multi-nation tributary. Koblenz was established as a Roman military post by Drusus around 8 B.C. Its name originates from the Latin c?nfluent?s, meaning " confluence".

Day 5 - Heidelberg

Arrive: Sun 25 August 2024 / Depart: Sun 25 August 2024

Heidelberg is a town on the Neckar River in southwestern Germany. It’s known for venerable Heidelberg University, founded in the 14th century. Gothic Heiliggeistkirche church towers over the cafe-lined Marktplatz, a town square in the Altstadt (Old Town). The red-sandstone ruins of Heidelberg Castle, a noted example of Renaissance architecture, stand on Königstuhl hill.

Day 5 - Rastatt

Arrive: Sun 25 August 2024 / Depart: Sun 25 August 2024

Rastatt is a town with a baroque core, District of Rastatt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is located in the Upper Rhine Plain on the Murg river, 6 km above its junction with the Rhine and has a population of around 50,000.

Day 6 - Baden

Arrive: Mon 26 August 2024 / Depart: Mon 26 August 2024

Baden, sometimes unofficially, to distinguish it from other Badens, called Baden bei Zürich or Baden im Aargau, is a municipality in Switzerland. It is the seat of the district of Baden in the canton of Aargau.

Day 7 - Strasbourg

Arrive: Tue 27 August 2024 / Depart: Tue 27 August 2024

Strasbourg is the capital city of the Grand Est region, formerly Alsace, in northeastern France. It's also the formal seat of the European Parliament and sits near the German border, with culture and architecture blending German and French influences. Its Gothic Cathédrale Notre-Dame features daily shows from its astronomical clock and sweeping views of the Rhine River from partway up its 142m spire.

Day 7 - Kehl

Arrive: Tue 27 August 2024 / Depart: Tue 27 August 2024

Kehl is a town in southwestern Germany in the Ortenaukreis, Baden-Württemberg. It is located on the river Rhine, directly opposite the French city of Strasbourg.

Day 8 - Basel

Arrive: Wed 28 August 2024 / Depart: Wed 28 August 2024

Basel is a city on the Rhine River in northwest Switzerland, close to the country’s borders with France and Germany. Its medieval old town centers around Marktplatz, dominated by the 16th-century, red-sandstone Town Hall. Its 12th-century Gothic cathedral has city views, and contains the tomb of the 16th-century Dutch scholar, Erasmus. The city’s university houses some of Erasmus’ works.

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