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Christmas on the Rhine - Hosted by Anne McAlpin
from $2,999 pp

  • Duration: 8 days
  • Destinations: France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland

Join AAA Oregon/Idaho's Travel and Packing Expert, Anne McAlpin, and experience the deep-rooted holiday traditions of Europe at its most festive time of year and get caught up in the magic of the holidays with visits to some of the world’s most timeless Christmas Markets. Cherish all the glory of the season in grand European style as you cruise along the Rhine.

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Optional Land Packages


Pre-Cruise

  • 2 Nights Amsterdam | $750 per person


Post-Cruise

  • 2 Nights Lucerne & 2 Nights Zurich | $1,600 per person
Additional Information

Itinerary


Day 1 AMSTERDAM EMBARKATION


Day 2 AMSTERDAM

  • Canal cruise Scenic cruising out of Amsterdam


Day 3 COLOGNE

  • Cologne Walking Tour
  • Cathedral Visit and Christmas Markets OR
  • Kölsch beer tasting OR
  • Cologne bike tour


Day 4 RHINE GORGE

  • Castles along the Rhine scenic cruising Wine Tasting and Christmas Markets OR
  • Gondola Ride and Christmas Market OR
  • Vineyards Hike OR
  • Guided Bike Tour of the Rheingau and Christmas Markets Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum OR
  • Rüdesheimer coffee


Day 5 LUDWIGSHAFEN

  • Heidelberg Tour and Christmas Markets OR
  • Medieval Speyer and Christmas Markets OR
  • Heidelberg Philosopher’s Path Hike and Christmas Markets OR
  • Ladenburg Bike Tour


Day 6 STRASBOURG

  • “The Gem of the Alsace” tour and Christmas Market OR
  • Strasbourg bike tour


Day 7 BREISACH

  • Riquewihr Excursion and Christmas Markets OR
  •  Freiburg Excursion and Christmas Markets OR
  • Breisach Wine Country Bike Tour


Day 8 BASEL DISEMBARKATION

Departure Dates
Start: December 2, 2021
End: December 9, 2021
Price: $2,999 pp


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Rate is per person, based on double occupancy, and is based on the lowest cabin category. Rate includes $250 per person discount and AAA Member Benefit. Fare does not include air and port charges are an additional $196 per person. Additional restrictions apply. Contact your local AAA Travel Professional full details, terms, and conditions.

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