One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits on this mesmerising journey along the Rhine, which takes you across Germany—and touches in France and Switzerland! Discover the gothic giants, military marvels, and varietal vintages of Strasbourg—capital city of France’s Grant East region; or join a half-day excursion to the splendid Alsace wine country. Continue your cruise to the imperial city of Speyer, then take a guided tour to Heidelberg Castle to see the ruins of the magnificent renaissance treasure towering above the city. In your free time, enjoy shopping at the traffic-free main street in the historic Old City. Or join your Avalon Adventure Host for a hike up Philosophers’ Way for an inspiring view of the city below. In Rüdesheim, visit Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; or take a Hike up to the Niederwald Monument with your Avalon Adventure Host. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, the most beautiful stretch of river dotted every mile with castles. Also visit the famed Engers Palace, where Mozart used to play his timeless pieces. Be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendour of this magical holiday.
Multilingual Speaking Departure
This departure operates as a multilingual speaking cruise. Onshore guided sightseeing and on-board activities will be conducted in both Chinese and English. Enjoy mouth-watering Asian and Western cuisines on-board and a range of exclusive excursions! Alternative language options may be available – contact us for more details.