Itinerary

DAY DATE PORT OF CALL
DAY 1
01 Jul 2023
Basel
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Welcome to Basel. Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Zurich must arrive by 3pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5pm. Enjoy dinner and explore the ship on your first night on board. EVENING CRUISE TO BREISACH (D)
DAY 2
02 Jul 2023
Breisach
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History, Artistry, and the Beautiful Black Forest. CLASSIC - Visit the charming village of Colmar on a Guided Tour of its half-timbered medieval and early renaissance buildings, OR: DISCOVERY - Join a full-day Guided Excursion to the magical Black Forest to experience the Vogtsbauernohf open-air-museum, visit an authentic water mill, and see a traditional Bavarian butter-making demonstration. Explore on your own this afternoon taking a bike from the ship or hiking up to St. Stephan's Cathedral. EVENING CRUISE TO STRASBOURG (B,L,D)
DAY 2
02 Jul 2023
Black Forest
DAY 3
03 Jul 2023
Strasbourg
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Gothic Giants, Military Marvels & Varietal Vintages. CLASSIC - Come along for City Sightseeing, including the city's gothic, stained-glass cathedral with its celebrated ancient murals and astronomical clock, as well as the magical La Petite France District. You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to the splendid Alsace wine country, or to the historic Maginot Line-an impressive installation of pre-WWII defensive fortifications designed to protect the eastern border of France. Alternatively, enjoy a free afternoon sampling the local cuisine in Place Kleber, or pay a visit to one of Strasbourg's many wonderful museums. EVENING CRUISE TO LUDWIGSHAFEN (B,L,D)
DAY 4
04 Jul 2023
Ludwigshafen
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Castle Walls and the World's Biggest Barrel of Wine. CLASSIC - Enjoy a Guided Tour to Heidelberg Castle to see the ruins of the magnificent renaissance treasure towering above the city, and its famed Great Vat, the "World's Largest Wine Barrel," OR: ACTIVE - Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a hike up Philosophers' Way for an inspiring view of the city below. Enjoy a brief cruise to Mainz this afternoon. MAINZ: Turning the Pages of History. CLASSIC - Enjoy a Guided City Walk including a visit to the Gutenberg Museum to see the captivating history of printing. Enjoy live entertainment on board your ship this evening. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN MAINZ (B,L,D)
DAY 4
04 Jul 2023
Heidelberg
DAY 5
05 Jul 2023
Rudesheim
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Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country. DISCOVERY - Take a Guided Tour of the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience, OR: ACTIVE - Take a Guided Hike through the vineyards with your Adventure Host, and enjoy the view with a cable car ride back down. DISCOVERY - Based on your departure, enjoy either a Coffee Tasting or a Wine Tasting. Relax on the Sky Deck for an afternoon cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge to Koblenz. Sail past the legendary rock of The Lorelei-where the siren of mythology sang songs to lure ill-fated sailors. KOBLENZ: Travel Through 2000 Years Of Monumental History. CLASSIC - Take a Guided City Walk amid ancient fortress walls, towers, squares and monuments. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN KOBLENZ (B,L,D)
DAY 5
05 Jul 2023
Rhine Gorge
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Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country. DISCOVERY - Take a Guided Tour of the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience, OR: ACTIVE - Take a Guided Hike through the vineyards with your Adventure Host, and enjoy the view with a cable car ride back down. DISCOVERY - Based on your departure, enjoy either a Coffee Tasting or a Wine Tasting. Relax on the Sky Deck for an afternoon cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge to Koblenz. Sail past the legendary rock of The Lorelei-where the siren of mythology sang songs to lure ill-fated sailors. KOBLENZ: Travel Through 2000 Years Of Monumental History. CLASSIC - Take a Guided City Walk amid ancient fortress walls, towers, squares and monuments. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN KOBLENZ (B,L,D)
DAY 6
06 Jul 2023
Cologne
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Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland's Captial City. ACTIVE - Join a Guided Walk with your Avalon Adventure Host this morning, OR: CLASSIC - Take a Guided City Walk of Cologne-with its soaring twin-steepled gothic cathedral, OR: DISCOVERY - Choose a Guided Walking Tour of Cologne's important Jewish heritage sites. Don't miss the chance to enjoy free time over a glass of Kolsch pale lager-locally brewed for over 100 years! AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO AMSTERDAM (B,L,D)
DAY 7
07 Jul 2023
Amsterdam
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Colourful Amsterdam-with Canals, Crooked Houses, and Cuisine of a Golden Age. CLASSIC - Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam's "Golden Age." During tulip season, you may take a Guided Optional Excursion to Keukenhof gardens-with more than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, as well as other bulbs, planted each year. Outside of tulip season, join a Guided Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans to see historic windmills and charming Dutch houses. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM (B,L,D)
DAY 8
08 Jul 2023
Amsterdam
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Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

*This holiday is generally suitable for persons with reduced mobility. For customers with reduced mobility or any medical condition that may require special assistance or arrangements to be made, please notify your Cruise Concierge at the time of your enquiry, so that we can provide specific information as to the suitability of the holiday, as well as make suitable arrangements with the Holiday Provider on your behalf.

What's Included

overseas transfers Overseas transfers Overseas transfers
food All dining on-board All dining on-board
complimentry tea and coffee Afternoon tea with cakes Afternoon tea with cakes
food Welcome and Farewell dinner Welcome and Farewell dinner
complimentry tea and coffee Complimentary tea and coffee all day every day Complimentary tea and coffee all day every day
wine beer soft drinks Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board
welcome reception champagne Sparkling wine with breakfast Sparkling wine with breakfast
man Captain's Welcome Receptions with champagne and canapes Captain's Welcome Receptions with champagne and canapes
map Choice of shore excursions in every port of call wih audio guides Choice of shore excursions in every port of call wih audio guides
itineraries Optional premium shore excursion in selected ports of call Optional premium shore excursion in selected ports of call
wifi Internet access and Wi-Fi Internet access and Wi-Fi
on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment
gratuities Gratuities on-board Gratuities on-board
port charges taxes All port charges and taxes All port charges and taxes

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Dates & prices

01 Jul 2023
7 Nights

£3042pp
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£1789pp

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DATE SHIP PRICES FROM PP
01 Apr 2023 Avalon Vista CALL
04 Apr 2023 Avalon Expression CALL
15 Apr 2023 Avalon Vista £2579
18 Apr 2023 Avalon Expression £2689
29 Apr 2023 Avalon Vista £2699
02 May 2023 Avalon Expression £2279
04 May 2023 Avalon Imagery II £2759
13 May 2023 Avalon Vista £1919
20 May 2023 Avalon Panorama £2999
21 May 2023 Avalon Imagery II CALL
27 May 2023 Avalon Vista CALL
30 May 2023 Avalon Expression £1969
03 Jun 2023 Avalon Panorama £1859
10 Jun 2023 Avalon Vista CALL
13 Jun 2023 Avalon Expression CALL
15 Jun 2023 Avalon Imagery II £1799
17 Jun 2023 Avalon Panorama CALL
24 Jun 2023 Avalon Vista CALL
02 Jul 2023 Avalon Imagery II CALL
08 Jul 2023 Avalon Vista CALL
11 Jul 2023 Avalon Expression CALL
15 Jul 2023 Avalon Panorama CALL
22 Jul 2023 Avalon Vista CALL
25 Jul 2023 Avalon Expression CALL
27 Jul 2023 Avalon Imagery II CALL
29 Jul 2023 Avalon Panorama CALL
05 Aug 2023 Avalon Vista CALL
12 Aug 2023 Avalon Panorama CALL
19 Aug 2023 Avalon Vista CALL
22 Aug 2023 Avalon Expression CALL
26 Aug 2023 Avalon Panorama CALL
02 Sep 2023 Avalon Vista CALL
05 Sep 2023 Avalon Expression CALL
09 Sep 2023 Avalon Panorama CALL
16 Sep 2023 Avalon Vista CALL
23 Sep 2023 Avalon Panorama CALL
30 Sep 2023 Avalon Vista CALL
03 Oct 2023 Avalon Expression CALL
07 Oct 2023 Avalon Panorama CALL
14 Oct 2023 Avalon Vista CALL
17 Oct 2023 Avalon Expression CALL
21 Oct 2023 Avalon Panorama CALL
31 Oct 2023 Avalon Expression CALL
01 Dec 2023 Avalon Panorama CALL
14 Dec 2023 Avalon Tranquility II CALL
15 Dec 2023 Avalon Panorama CALL
16 Dec 2023 Avalon Imagery II CALL
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