Saturday, May 29 - BASEL, GERMANY

Board the ship for your Rhine & Moselle Delights cruise.
(Dinner Included)

Monday, May 31 - BREISACH, GERMANY

Breisach is your gateway to several different excursions, depending on your interests. Step back in time with a visit to the enchanting Alsatian town of Riquewihr, which looks almost the same as it did in the 16the century. On your walking tour, admire historic architecture as well as famous sights, such as the Dolder Gate. Alternatively, you may wish to go to Freiburg, founded in 1120 and home to the Freiburg's Munster, a Gothic cathedral said to have "the most beautiful spire on earth." Those wishing a more active excursion can cycle through the scenic countryside, or go on a hike to the Black Fores", a magical land full of cultural traditions, as well as home to elaborate cuckoo clocks.
 
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Tuesday, May 31 - STRASBOURG, FRANCE

Strasbourg, the capital city of Alsace, offers flavors of both France and Germany. Enjoy a panoramic tour past the stunning Parc de L'Orangerie, the European Parliament and the Place de la Republique. Then walk through its iconic UNESCO World Heritage "La Petite France" district, which appears to have been lifted straight from the pages of a fairytale. Wander through these charming streets and past the Cathedrale de Notre Dame with its famous astronomical clock. Alternatively, the active adventurer can take a guided bike ride through this captivating city and Parc de L'Orangerie.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Tuesday, June 1 - LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY - RUDESHEIM

You have a choice of several excursions, depending on your interest. Visit Heidelberg, a perfectly preserved medieval city nestled in the Neckar River Valley along Germany's Castle Road. Alternatively, relive a bygone era on a tour of the glorious Schwetzingen Baroque Palace. Or, you may decide to visit Schwetzingen Palace Gardens with more than 100 sculptures and an assortment of whimsical buildings. The Apollotempel houses a statue of the ancient Greek god of light and the arts, playing the lyre; and the most spectacular, the Turkischer Garten with a mosque, are a few of the many highlights you will see. For a more active adventure while in Heidelberg, join a guided hike up the Philosopher's Path, aptly named during the Romantic Period, and be rewarded with panoramic views of the city. Later in the day, sail to Rudesheim where you can visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or taste one of the town's special delights, Rudesgeimer coffee, ceremoniously made with brandy.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Wednesday, June 2 - RUDESHEIM, GERMANY - RHINE GORGE

Your exploration of Rudesheim continues with your choice of three excursions. Take a gondola ride to the Niederwalddenkmal Statue. Afterward, indulge your taste buds with a sampling of Riesling wines in the vineyards. Alternatively, you can join a guided bike ride through the town and along the Rhine River to Schloss Johannisberg or hike through the town's beautiful vineyards. During the afternoon, set sail along the scenic Rhine River Gorge with its fabled legends and many castles.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Thursday, June 3 - BERNKASTEL, GERMANY

Sail to Bernkastel, located in the middle of the Moselle Valley's wine-producing region. Walk through its colorful Old Town center and past many medieval and Renaissance buildings on a guided tour, and afterward, be treated to a wine tasting. Cycling enthusiasts can choose to join a bike tour along the shores of the Moselle River, and hikers can opt to trek up to the ruins of Landshut Castle.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Friday, June 4 - TRIER, GERMANY

Enjoy a scenic morning cruise along the Moselle River to Trier, Germany's oldest city, where you can discover on a city tour why it has been called the "Rome of the North" or "Second Rome" as it has impressive Roman relics and nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Alternatively, go in search of the secrets of the Porta Nigra Gate on a tour that takes you back to a time when Rome ruled the world from the Emperor's seat in Trier. You also have the choice of a bike tour through the historic city center and along the Moselle River or hike high above Trier to Petrisberg.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Saturday, June 5 - COCHEM, GERMANY

Discover how the castle has been an integral part of the town's history, and afterward, go on a walking tour along Cochem's narrow cobblestone streets lined with medieval houses. For a more active excursion, hike to the castle or go on a biking tour along the Moselle River. As an alternative excursion, you can visit one of Europe's oldest working mustard mills where you will sample Cochem's famous mustard.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Sunday, June 6 - COLOGNE, GERMANY

Join a guided tour through the Old Town and explore the UNESCO-designated cathedral. Continue on to the Cologne Rathaus, Germany's oldest town hall, the Overstlzenhaus, and the Festival Hall. For a different view of the city, visit a local tavern to taste its famous Kolsch beer, only made in Cologne, and reibekuchen mit apfelmus, potato pancakes typically served with applesauce. Active adventurists will want to join a guided bike ride along the Rhine.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Monday, June 7 - AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

View Amsterdam on a scenic canal cruise followed by a walk to Begijnhof, known for its Middle Age buildings. For a different view of the city, join a walking tour of the Jordaan district, famous for its specialty shops, fashion boutiques, and restaurants. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)