Discover the treasures of the Rhine River over the course of this 8-day itinerary between Basel and Amsterdam. You will visit Cologne, Strasbourg and the Black Forest during this top selling river cruise.
The Rhine River is the gateway to Europe’s most treasured destinations, granting access to spectacular cities and regions like Amsterdam, Cologne, Mannheim, the Rhine Gorge and the Black Forest in a single, unforgettable journey.
Your journey on this picturesque European waterway begins in the Swiss city of Basel, and follows the course of the river as it twists and turns through the Rhineland, where you will stop at the Black Forest, Mannheim and Koblenz, enjoying such excursions as a Black Forest cake tasting and a visit to the impressive Ehrenbreitstein Fortress.
Cologne is the next stop, and here you can enjoy a guided tour of the city, taking in such sights as the mighty Kölner Dom, Museum Ludwig and the Shrine of the Three Kings.
Then it is onward and into the Netherlands, where you will awake in Amsterdam and enjoy a day of sightseeing in the elegant Dutch capital.