Romantic Rhine With 2 Nights In Lucerne, 2 Nights In Paris & 2 Nights In London (Northbound)
You’ll start your European vacation tour with a visit to Lucerne, Switzerland. Your Monograms® Local Host® is on hand to assist you with sightseeing, free-time recommendations, and any other assistance you need during your 2-night stay in Lucerne. Enjoy a guided walking tour, including the Lion Monument, Old Town, Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower, Jesuit Church, and an excursion to Mount Pilatus. Your Rhine River cruise begins in Basel, Switzerland, and takes you through France, Germany, and Holland. You’ll sail to Breisach, gateway to the beautiful Black Forest before venturing on to Strasbourg, France. Sail to Ludwigshafen for an excursion to Heidelberg Castle, or join your Avalon Adventure Host® for a hike up Philosophers’ Way. You can alternatively visit the Gutenberg museum for amazing history of early pioneers of print. Sail to Rüdesheim and through the spectacular Rhine Gorge. You’ll visit Koblenz and Cologne, and arrive in Amsterdam for a guided canal cruise through the colorful city. Transfer by high-speed train to Paris to start your Monograms vacation package with 2 nights in “The City of Lights”. Enjoy a sightseeing with an expert guide, drive past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, and join a Seine river cruise. You’ll enjoy a guided sightseeing in England’s most famous destination, as well as free time to really get to know the city. Sightseeing includes Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Your Monograms vacation package includes the expert assistance of your Local Host® in both Paris and London. Your Romantic Rhine River cruise with stays in Lucerne, Paris, and London provides the perfect combination for a guided European vacation of a lifetime.
Day 1 Lucerne, Switzerland: welcome to SwitzerlandDay 2 Lucerne: Guided walking tour with the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge Day 3 Lucerne, Mount Pilatus-Basel (Embarkation): excursion to Mount Pilatus (in case of bad weather, visit the Swiss Transport Museum instead); transfer to Basel to join your ship; onboard welcome receptionDay 4 Breisach: choice of Black Forest Excursion, or visit to Badische Winzerkeller, the largest German wine producer; Christmas marketDay 5 Strasbourg: guided sightseeing, visit the La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral; Christmas marketDay 6 Excursion to Heidelberg. Mainz: choice of excursion to Heidelberg, guided visit of the castle, see the Great Vat, or guided walk, visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz; Christmas marketDay 7 Rüdesheim-Rhine Gorge: visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; Christmas market; scenic sailing through the Rhine GorgeDay 8 Cologne: guided city walk; Christmas market Day 9 Amsterdam: canal cruiseDay 10 Amsterdam (Disembarkation)-Paris, France: travel to Paris by high-speed train (first class)Day 11 Paris: guided sightseeing, Seine river cruise Day 12 Paris-London, England: travel to London by high-speed Eurostar train (Standard class)Day 13 London: guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul’s Cathedral (except on Sundays)Day 14 London: your vacation ends this morning
Lucerne-mount Pilatus-basel (Embarkation)
Breisach, Germany. Excursion To Black Forest
Ludwigshafen, Germany. Excursion To Heidelberg
Amsterdam (Disembarkation)-paris, France