Explore the world as a traveller, not a tourist, on a trip packed with inclusions. VIP experiences and first-class, insider encounters.

Cosmos is for those that adore the explore without breaking the bank. Hassle-free and flexible, you dream it and we create it.

You're a lone ranger but don't want to be completely alone. We'll help plan your itinerary and set you up with our friends. Less hassles, more amazing, that's Monograms.

Get personal. This is experiential river cruising, your way. From Europe to the Galapagos and Asia, Avalon is relaxed luxury with choices as many, and individual as you.

Brochures
1300 230 234

ROMANTIC RHINE WITH MOUNT PILATUS, LUCERNE & LAKE COMO (AMENDED ITINERARY)

With mount pilatus, lucerne & lake como (amended itinerary) extension
Tour: WAZ1A  AMSTERDAM  LAKE COMO
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this exciting journey along the Rhine River, which takes you across Germany—and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland!

This magnificent river cruise begins in the ever popular, modern city of Amsterdam, Holland. The best way to see the treasures of this 700-year-old city is on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten lined with homes dating back to the city’s “Golden Age.” Cologne, Germany—a 2,000 year-old city known for its gothic archi-tecture—will be an exciting stop with its famous twin-spired cathedral and Old Town with many shops, cafés, and taverns. Pass through the dramatic Rhine Gorge—the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. And nearby, in the charming wine town of Rüdes-heim, visit the unique Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Continue your Rhine river cruise to Mainz for a guided walk and visit to the captivating Gutenberg Museum, or take an excursion to Heidelberg to visit the ruins of its red-walled castle. In Strasbourg, France, you’ll be amazed by the red-sandstone gothic cathedral with ancient murals and fascinating astronomical clock. Also, stroll through the lovely La Petite France district with its quaint shops, delightful bistros, and peaceful waterfront promenade.

Visit Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivaled natural beauty—best known for Black Forest ham, cherry cake, and the cuckoo clock.

Disembark your river cruise ship in Basel and join the Monograms portion of your vacation starting with a special excursion up Mount Pilatus for spectacular Alpine panoramas and a guided walking tour to explore lovely Lucerne. Transfer by high-speed train to Como, where an included guided walking tour features the charming historic district, the gothic Town Hall, and the imposing Duomo. Enjoy a relaxing boat ride on Lake Como to renowned Bellagio with its centuries-old buildings, cobblestone lanes, and charming shops. In your free time, you might like to travel to fashionable Milan, or take the funicular to the village of Brunate—your Local Host® can help you decide how to make this fabulous vacation just perfect for you!
Leisurely On the go
Countries
Netherlands
Germany
France
Switzerland
Italy
Meals
Breakfast:11
Lunch:6
Dinner:7
Transport
State-of-the-art, luxurious river cruise vessels with modern services and amenities
Accommodation
Deluxe outside accommodations with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection Beds
From
(AUD)
TBC
No departures available at this time.
Itinerary

You Might Also Like

GRAND FRANCE (WWII HISTORY CRUISE THEME)
PARIS   PORT ST LOUIS
15 days,1 Country
Tour: WPLX
GRAND FRANCE (WWII HISTORY CRUISE THEME)
On this France river cruise vacation, enjoy wine, cheese, history lectures hold by an expert travelling with you, beautiful views, and stops in the most charming and historical parts of France. Sail...
PARIS TO NORMANDY (WWII HISTORY CRUISE THEME)
PARIS   PARIS
8 days,1 Country
Tour: WPPX
PARIS TO NORMANDY (WWII HISTORY CRUISE THEME)
This fabulous river cruise combines time in France’s unparalleled capital of Paris with beautiful views along the Seine River and the picturesque and historical region of Normandy. Embark on your...
CHRISTMASTIME PRAGUE TO BASEL
PRAGUE   BASEL
12 days,4 Countries
Tour: WNM
CHRISTMASTIME PRAGUE TO BASEL
Celebrate this magical time of year with a Christmastime river cruise vacation holiday starting in the Czech Republic, on through the heart of Germany, and ending in Switzerland. Prague, the...
ACTIVE & DISCOVERY ON THE RHONE
PORT ST LOUIS   LYON
8 days,1 Country
Tour: WLY
ACTIVE & DISCOVERY ON THE RHONE
Your Active & Discovery river cruise is full of Avalon Choice inclusions for each port you visit along the Rhône River. Choose the Active, Classic, and Discovery included excursions that speak to...