Wine and Castles

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12 NIGHTS ∙ 2 NIGHTS AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS; 7-NIGHT AMSTERDAM TO BASEL,
SWITZERLAND CRUISE AND 3 NIGHTS LAKE COMO, ITALY
Discover fairytale castles, historic vineyards and the stunning remnant of a world frozen over with glaciers, Italy’s
Lake Como, as part of this all-encompassing Rhine River cruise and land fantasy. Start by exploring the canalladen
city of Amsterdam, with its neat rows of buildings and rich history. Then it’s off to Germany, where you’ll
discover not only the grand city of Cologne but charming villages like the winemaking hamlet of Rüdesheim and
the university town of Heidelberg. Enjoy cruising through the UNESCO-designated Rhine Gorge, where 40 castles
are strung like pearls along the river banks. Cross the border into France’s Alsace region in enchanting Strasbourg
and take in spectacular panoramas of the Swiss Alps before spending time in Italy’s haven for the rich and famous,
Lake Como. Encompassing the Netherlands, Germany, France, Switzerland and Italy, as well as iconic landmarks
and majestic mountain landscapes, this distinctive itinerary is truly a dream come true.
DAY DESTINATION ACTIVITIES
1 Amsterdam Hotel check-in
2 Amsterdam Walking tour
3 Amsterdam Floriade*
EMBARKATION
4 Amsterdam Canal cruise tour
Scenic cruising out of Amsterdam
5 Cologne “Holy City” walking tour and cathedral visit
OR Kölsch beer and local specialties tasting
OR Cologne bike tour
6 Rhine Gorge Castles along the Rhine scenic cruising
Rüdesheim Wine tasting
OR Gondola ride
OR Vineyard hike
OR Guided bike tour of the Rheingau
Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum
OR Rüdesheimer coffee
7 Ludwigshafen “Romantic Heidelberg” excursion
OR Heidelberg Philosopher’s Path hike
OR “Secrets of Speyer” tour
OR Ladenburg bike tour
8 Strasbourg “The Gem of Alsace” tour
OR Strasbourg bike tour
9 Basel “City of Art” tour
OR Three countries bike tour
OR Lucerne Full-Day Tour
Lucerne Half-Day Tour
10 Basel DISEMBARKATION
Transfer to Lake Como
Lake Como Hotel check-in
11 Lake Como Walking tour
12 Lake Como Lake Como boat excursion to the “Pearl of Lake Como,” Bellagio
13 Lake Como Return flight home

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