Viking Cruise-RHINE GETAWAY
Amsterdam to Basel
(Passports Required For Travel)
Explore castles & cathedrals
Overlook the Rhine from Germany’s best preserved medieval castle. Discover the various culinary traditions of Alsace. Explore the Black Forest and visit a local workshop to see a cuckoo clock-making demonstration. Turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine—little wonder that the Rhine is one of Europe’s best-loved rivers. From Amsterdam and Cologne to Basel, this 8-day journey reveals a rich landscape of beauty and culture.
Day by Day
Day 1- Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Capital of The Netherlands, Amsterdam
is renowned for its museums, colorful
gardens, abundance of bicycles and
endless lattice of canals.
Day 2- Kinderdijk, The Netherlands
The South Holland village community
of Kinderdijk includes a set of 19
windmills and other ingenious
technologies built in the 18th century
to control flooding.
Day 3- Cologne, Germany
An intriguing mix of old and new, Cologne
reveals its Roman heritage in the city layout
and ancient ruins that lie scattered through
Day 4- Koblenz, Germany
On a breathtaking stretch of the Rhine that
leads from medieval Koblenz to Braubach to
Rüdesheim, the 11th-century Marksburg
Castle towers over the river.
Day 5-Heidelberg, Germany
Germany’s oldest university town, Heidelberg
and its castle are situated in the Neckar Valley just east of the Rhine.
Day 6-Strasbourg, France
Thanks to its location at the border of France
and Germany, Strasbourg boasts a convivial
mix of cultural influences.
Day 7- Breisach, Germany
Breisach is located in one of the warmest parts of Germany, next to Alsace, which is famous for its wine-growing.
Day 8- Basel, Switzerland
Located along the Rhine River, Basel sits at the point where French, German and Swiss
borders meet, marking the gateway to the
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