Thursday, August 13 - AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS (Overnight)

Board the ship for your Vineyards of the Rhine & Moselle Cruise.
(Dinner Included)

Friday, August 14 - AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

There are 165 canals in Amsterdam, and you'll get to enjoy some of them on your canal cruise. Later in the day, set sail out of Amsterdam.

(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included)

Saturday, August 15 - COLOGNE, GERMANY 

Enjoy cruising to Cologne, home to one of Germany's most revered Gothic masterpieces, the Cologne Cathedral. Join a guided tour through the Old Town and explore the UNESCO-designated cathedral. Continue to the Cologne Rathaus, Germany's oldest town hall, the Overstolzenhaus the Festival Hall. For a different view of the city, visit a local tavern to taste it s famous Kolsch Beer, only made in Cologne, and reibekuchen, potato pancakes typically served with applesauce. Active adventurists will want to join a guided bike ride along the Rhine.

(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included)

Sunday, August 16 - RUDESHEIM, GERMANY

Cruise along the Rhine River and take in some of the dozens of castles that line its path before reaching Rudesheim. Drink up the stunning views by soaring high above the vineyards with a gondola ride to the Niederwalddenkmal Statue, and afterwards be treated to a wine tasting. For a more active adventure, hike through the town's beautiful vineyards or join a guided bike tour along the scenic Rhine River to Schloss Johannisberg. Later in the day, let Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum charm you or taste one of the town's special delights, Rudesheimer coffee, ceremoniously made with brandy, coffee and whipped cream.

(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included)

Sunday, August 17 - MAINZ - LAHNSTEIN

Arrive in Mainz, located at the confluence of the Main and Rhine rivers. Join a walking tour of Mainz, home to many historic treasures, including one of Germany's most important churches, the Romanesque cathedral and Chagall stained-glass windows depicting scriptural scenes in stunning blue, which you will get to see. For a more active adventure, go on a guided bike tour through Mainz. Later in the day, cruise to Lahnstein through the Rhine River Gorge, famous for its beautiful and imposing castles. Cap the day off with a visit to Lahneck Castle.

Monday, August 18 - MOSELLE VALLEY - COCHEM, GERMANY

Spend the morning taking in the beauty of the Moselle on this scenic stretch of the river before reaching Cochem with its half-timbered houses and Reichsburg Castle. Join a guided tour through the castle and then walk through its Old Town. For those wishing to have a more active exploration of the area, you can go on a guided bike tour through Cochem. Or for a different adventure, tour one of Europe's oldest working mustard mills where you will sample Cochem's famous mustard. 

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Tuesday, August 19 - BERNKASTEL, GERMANY

Walk through Bernstein's colorful Old Town center and past many medieval and Renaissance buildings on a guided tour that also includes a winery visit and tasting. Cycling enthusiasts can choose to join a bike tour along the Moselle and hikers can opt to trek up to the ruins of Landshut Castle, which dates all the way back to the 9th century.

(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.)

Wednesday, August 20 - LUXEMBOURG - DISEMBARKATION

Disembark the ship and bid farewell to our crew as you prepare for your return flight home. 

(Breakfast Included)