River Cruise on the Rhine - Basel to Amsterdam

Small-Ship Cruise



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Take a river cruise from Basel in Switzerland along the Rhine through Germany and France to Amsterdam in the Netherlands (or vice versa), and explore vibrant cities, beautiful castles and charming villages. Combine this with stellar dining, a menu of excellent excursions (including cycling, hiking and wine tasting), and you have a wonderful cruise through the heart of Europe.

Activity / Theme


River Cruise, Culture, Hiking, Cycling

Netherlands, Germany, France, Switzerland

Comfort Level

Physical Rating


Leisurely / Moderate


Luxury river cruise vessel


Luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)

Months of Operation

March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December


(Showing Basel to Amsterdam; cruise runs in reverse as well)
DAY 1 Embark Basel
DAY 2 Breisach - Riquewihr or Freiburg walking tour or cycle countryside or hike Black Forest
DAY 3 Strasbourg - tour & walk or bike ride
DAY 4 Ludwigshafen - Heidelberg tour or hike Philosopher's Path or ride to Ladenburg or visit Speyer
DAY 5 Rüdesheim - gondola & Riesling vineyard or hike vineyards or bike ride. Visit Lahneck Castle.
DAY 6 Cologne - guided tour or bike ride or visit local tavern
DAY 7 Amsterdam - canal cruise or foodie walk
DAY 8 Disembark Amsterdam


Luxury accommodation
Wellness Activities
Personalized service
Internet and Wi-Fi access
Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track
Fitness room
Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
Daily entertainment including cultural performances
All onboard dining with regionally inspired cuisine
The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner
La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner
Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
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

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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