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Rhine & Moselle Splendors : 2018 - 7-Night Cruise with 3 Nights Pre-Cruise and 3 Nights Post Cruise : Paris to Zurich : ms AmaDante

Overview

CRUISE FROM : Luxembourg to Basel

Begin your splendid journey along two of Europe's most alluring rivers, the Rhine and Moselle. Expand your imagination in fairytale villages, such as Cochem, Bernkastel and Riquewihr, where folklore and history come alive in every street. Whimsical fantasies also come to life at Siegfried's Mechanical Museum and at Schwetzingen Gardens. Encounter fascinating Roman ruins, medieval towns with colorful half-timbered houses and enchanting castles as you cruise along two of Europe's most captivating rivers.

COUNTRIES: France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland

RIVERS: Moselle, Rhine

Rhine & Moselle Splendors

At A Glance

On our cruises, you will enjoy an extensive lineup of included tours. In many cases, you will have a choice of excursions, such as standard tours, bike tours, hikes and Special Interest Tours. We always include a large variety of activities so that you can choose how you want to explore. No matter your preference, your days will be full of discovery and wonder.

Included Features

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS

  • 7 Nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily

    AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES

  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair salon
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances

    AWARD-WINNING DINING

  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef's Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge

    A WORLD OF EXPLORATION

  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways

    Land Program

  • 3 Nights hotel in Paris at the Renaissance Arc de Triomphe or the Renaissance Paris Le Parc Trocadero (or similar), including city tour and daily breakfast
  • Transfer from the hotel in Paris to Luxembourg via high-speed TGV train with Luxemboug city tour en route
  • Transfer from Basel to Zurich via Lucerne with walking tour and Lake Lucerne cruise
  • 3 Nights hotel in Zurich at the Marriott Zurich (or similar), including city tour and daily breakfast

    Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1 : ARRIVE IN PARIS, FRANCE
    Arrive in Paris and check-in to your hotel.

    Day 2 : PARIS
    From morning to night, the "City of Light" dazzles. Get acquainted with some of its many iconic sites, including Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower on a city tour. (B)

    Day 3 : PARIS
    Enjoy a free day to explore romantic Paris. (B)

    Day 4 : PARIS - LUXEMBOURG - EMBARKATION
    Bid au revoir to Paris as you board your TGV high-speed train that will whisk you away to Luxembourg, one of Europe's last independent duchies. Enjoy a guided walking tour as well as a stop at the American Cemetery and Memorial, the final resting place of General George Patton, before boarding your luxury ship. (B,D)

    Day 5 : TRIER, GERMANY - BERNKASTEL
    Trier, Germany's oldest city, has often been referred to as the second Rome. Be guided to the Roman Imperial Baths, the Porta Nigra and Emperor Constantine's Throne Room. During the afternoon, sail the Moselle River to Bernkastel, strategically located in the middle of the Moselle Valley's wine-producing region. Walk through the colorful Old Town center and past many medieval buildings before enjoying a wine tasting at a local winery. (B,L,D)

    Day 6 : COCHEM - KOBLENZ
    History comes to life in Cochem with its half-timbered houses and Reichsburg Castle. Join a guided tour through the castle, situated high above the town, 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 hike to the castle. Or for a different adventure, explore the Bundesbank Bunker to get a closer look at this mysterious Cold War era bank vault. Later in the day, sail along the Moselle taking in the fascinating scenery of Europe's steepest vineyards before arriving in Koblenz where you can enjoy an evening walk through its picturesque Old Town. (B,L,D)

    Day 7 : KOBLENZ - RHINE GORGE - RÜDESHEIM
    Cruise along the scenic Rhine River Gorge with its fabled legends and many castles dotting high above its riverbank. Once in Rudesheim, you will have three choices of excursions. Take a gondola ride to the Niederwalddenkmal Statue, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the river. Afterwards, indulge your taste buds with a sampling of Riesling wines in the vineyards. Alternatively, you can join a guided bike tour through the town and along the Rhine River; or hike to Ehrenfels Castle, idyllically situated in the midst of the vineyards. Later in the day, you have two more excursions. Visit Siegfried's Mechanical Music Museum or taste one of the town's special delights, Rudesheimer coffee, ceremoniously made with brandy. (B,L,D)

    Day 8 : LUDWIGSHAFEN
    Discover a grand Baroque palace, one of Mark Twain's favorite European towns or one of the most whimsical gardens in the Europe on choice of excursions. Relive a bygone era on an excursion to the glorious Mannheim Baroque Palace. Tour this splendid palace furnished with over 800 exhibits, including 21 large tapestries, ornate furniture, priceless paintings, valuable porcelain and costly silverware. Prefer to visit the town Mark Twain fell in love with, then join on a tour to Heidelberg, a perfectly preserved medieval city nestled in the Neckar River Valley along Germany

    Day 9 : STRASBOURG, FRANCE
    Strasbourg, the capital city of Alsace, has flavors of both France and Germany because of its borderline location, which you

    Day 10 : BREISACH,GERMANY - BASEL, SWITZERLAND
    Step back in time with a visit to Riquewihr, a charming medieval hamlet that looks almost the same as it did in the 16th century. On your walking tour, admire historic architecture and surrounding vineyards 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. Later in the day, sail to Basel where you will have leisure time to explore the city. (B,L,D)

    Day 11 : BASEL - DISEMBARKATION - LUCERNE - ZURICH, SWITZERLAND.
    Disembark the ship and board a motorcoach to Zurich. En route, stop in Lucerne where you will visit the Lion Monument and take a walking tour before enjoying a leisurely cruise across the tranquil waters of Lake Lucerne to Vitznau. Here you will board a motorcoach for a scenic drive through the countryside, before arriving in Zurich and checking into your hotel. (B)

    Day 12 : ZURICH
    Set alongside a gleaming lake and framed by the Alps, Switzerland's largest city, Zurich, seamlessly blends its historic past with its progressive future-all of which will be on full display during your city tour. See Grossmunster Abbey; St. Peter, which boasts the world's largest church clock face; Old Town; Town Hall; and Fraumunster Abbey. (B)

    Day 13 : ZURICH
    Spend the day at leisure exploring this beautiful, cosmopolitan city. (B)

    Day 14 : DEPART ZURICH
    After breakfast, bid farewell to Switzerland and prepare for your return flight home. (B)

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    Cruise LineAmaWaterways
    Duration
    14 Days
    Cruise Ship
    ms AmaDante
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    Itinerary
    DayPortArriveDepart
    Day 1Paris  
    Day 2Paris  
    Day 3Paris  
    Day 4Luxembourg  
    Day 5Trier  
    Day 6Koblenz  
    Day 7Rudesheim  
    Day 8Ludwigshafen  
    Day 9Strasbourg  
    Day 10Breisach  
    Day 11Zurich  
    Day 12Zurich  
    Day 13Zurich  
    Day 14Depart Zurich  
    Dates/Pricing
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    DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
    May 28, 2018 $5,729.00 (USD)Quote
    June 18, 2018 $5,229.00 (USD)Quote
    July 23, 2018 $5,129.00 (USD)Quote
    August 13, 2018 $5,229.00 (USD)Quote
    September 03, 2018 $5,929.00 (USD)Quote
    September 24, 2018 $6,179.00 (USD)Quote
    October 15, 2018 $5,129.00 (USD)Quote
    November 05, 2018 $5,479.00 (USD)Quote
    Disclaimer

    Notes:

    ImportantDates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

    Port Charges not included in cruise price$168 per person.

    Single Supplement for Cruise50% of twin price; A+ and Suite 100% of twin price. Single supplement waived on D & E categories. Please check at time of booking as offer is capacity controlled.

    Single Supplement for Land$960 per person.

    BeddingPlease select bedding configuration at the time of booking. The Options are: Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).

    Terms & Conditions:

    All rates are per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy in an entry level category stateroom unless stated otherwise. Offer is valid on select sailings only and applicable to new bookings only. Unless explicitly stated that single supplement is waived, solo travelers in a double occupancy stateroom must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Ask about Solo Traveler promotions. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. Port charges, land programs and round-trip airfare are not included in cruise price. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.