Receive $499CAD Airfare from Select Canadian Gateways + Save $1,000CAD Per Couple on Select 2022 Active & Discovery River Cruises

    2022 Departure | Explore the waterways, wine regions, and historic hills from Luxembourg to Holland | Offer expires May 30, 2022

    Receive $499CAD Airfare from Select Canadian Gateways + Save $1,000CAD Per Couple on Select 2022 Active & Discovery River Cruises with Avalon Waterways

    Price: $4,588CAD Per Person

    (Featured price is per person, cruise only, Cabin Category E, in Canadian dollars based on double occupancy, on the departure date indicated, and includes all taxes and fees and the Avalon $500 per person discount.)

    Savings: $499CAD Airfare from Select Canadian Gateways + Save $1,000CAD Per Couple

    Group Offer: Groups will receive a $1,250CAD Per Person discount in lieu of $499CAD Airfare and $500CAD Per Person savings

    Departure Date: September 11, 2022

    Return Date: September 18, 2022

    Video: Cruisers can be choosers | Avalon Waterways

    Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way.

    Below are 3 types of included shore excursions for you to experience.

    Classic

    Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.

    Discovery

    We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests - from cooking classes, to painting workshops - to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.

    Active

    Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go - from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.

    Inclusions

    • 7-night cruise in an outside stateroom
    • Daily included port excursions
    • All meals included while on ship (including Captain’s & farewell dinners)
    • Complimentary beer and wine with lunch and dinner

    Photo: Map of The Rhine & Moselle: Canals, Vineyards & Castles with 2-nights in Paris Itinerary

    The Rhine & Moselle: Canals, Vineyards & Castles with 2-nights in Paris Itinerary

    Day 1: Amsterdam, Holland (Embarkation)

    Welcome to Holland. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.

    Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. During tulip season, you may take a Guided Optional Excursion to Keukenhof gardens—with more than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, as well as other bulbs, planted each year. Outside of tulip season, join a Guided Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans to see historic windmills and charming Dutch houses.

    Overnight docking in Amsterdam

    Meals Included: Dinner

    Day 2: Amsterdam

    Canals of Colorful Amsterdam

    Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host. Classic: Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of the city’s “Golden Age." This afternoon choose among the Guided Optional Excursions available.

    Evening/overnight cruise to Cologne

    Meals Included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Day 3: Cologne, Germany

    Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland

    Active: Enjoy a bike ride like the locals in Cologne with your Adventure Host, OR: Discovery: Join a Guided Walking Tour of Cologne’s important Jewish heritage sites, OR: Classic: Take a Guided City Walk of Cologne—with its soaring twin-steepled gothic cathedral. Spend free time over a glass of Kölsch pale lager—locally brewed for over 100 years! Enjoy live entertainment onboard your ship this evening.

    Overnight cruise to Rüdesheim

    Meals Included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Photo: Cologne, Germany

    Day 4: Rhine Gorge - Rüdesheim - Koblenz

    Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country

    This morning, relax on the Sky Deck while sailing through the magnificent Rhine Gorge. Active: Take an open-air cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument. Ride or walk back down through the vineyards; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat, OR; Discovery: Take a Guided Tour of the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat. Enjoy a leisurely cruise to Koblenz this evening while having dinner onboard.

    Overnight docking in Koblenz

    Meals Included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Day 5: Cochem

    The Charm of the Moselle Valley

    You may want to start your day with an Optional Excursion bike ride from Treis Karden to Cochem, enriched by a lunch tasting. Alternatively relax on the Sky Deck of your ship while sailing through the Moselle Valley, famous for the beautiful growing villages and their vineyards. Active: See Cochem from atop, hike up to an excellent viewpoint with your Adventure Host, OR: Discovery: Take part to a Guided Visit to one of the oldest mustard mills, dating back to 1810. Under the guidance of the head mustard “miller”, you’ll watch mustard being made using traditional skills, more than 200 years of savoir-faire and a recipe that has been passed down several generations, OR: Classic: Join a Guided Walk of Cochem through its half-timbered houses and winding streets. Visit the hilltop Reichsburg Castle with a bird’s-eye-view of the Moselle Valley.

    Evening/overnight cruise to Bernkastel

    Meals Included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Day 6: Bernkastel

    Castle Vines and German Wines

    Ask about today’s energizing or relaxing Adventure Host activities. This morning, select a Guided Optional Excursion to Traben-Trarbach for an underground visit or a panoramic drive through the Moselle region. Active: Head out into the fresh air and hike up to Landshut Castle with your Adventure Host, OR: Classic: Take a Guided Walking Tour of the charming wine village of Bernkastel—with its medieval market place and 17th-century gabled timber-framed houses. Enjoy free time this afternoon, perhaps take a bike ride through the village to sample Apfelkuchen or other wonderful German desserts. Discovery: Join a Wine Tasting to experience the tradition of legendary German wine making. Tonight, enjoy live entertainment on board your ship.

    Evening/overnight cruise to Remich

    Meals Included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Photo: Bernkastel, Germany

    Day 7: Remich - Luxembourg - Excursion to Luxembourg City

    Old-World Charm, and World-Class Wine

    This morning, you might take a Guided Optional Excursion to Roman Trier-the oldest city in Germany or learn more about the famous Battle of the Bulge. Active: Bike in two countries along the Mosel with your Adventure Host, OR: Discovery: Enjoy a Wine Walk in Luxembourg’s Moselle Region. Discover the way of life and the daily work in the vineyards while enjoying the unique panorama at the Scheuerberg, OR; Classic: Join a Guided Tour of Luxembourg City—with its dramatic views, ancient ruins, and modern architecture along the deep gorge terrain.

    Overnight docking in Remich

    Meals Included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Day 8: Remich (Disembarkation) - Paris, France

    Today, travel by motorcoach to Luxembourg City or Metz to board a high-speed train to Paris. Known as one of the world’s most romantic and lively cities, Paris is a delight for all your senses. Classic: Join a Guided City Tour that shows the iconic sites of Paris, such as the Louvre Museum, the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, Opéra Garnier, and the famous Champs-Élysées.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Day 9: Paris

    Images, Music, and Art

    Discovery: Visit Atelier des Lumières and enjoy a unique unforgettable audio/video experience of light, images and music, which will transport you in the heart of art!

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Day 10: Paris

    Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Don't miss this magnificent river cruise. Offer expires May 30, 2022!

    Terms And Conditions

    Book a select 2022 Avalon Europe river cruise to qualify for $499 round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from YYZ, YUL, YOW, YVR & YYC. Other gateway cities available from $199 or $299/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). $499 air will be based on the lowest available priced itinerary at the time of air booking. Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost. Does not apply to intra-vacation air. Offer combinable only with Welcome Back Credit, Peace of Mind Credit and select $500pp land promo. Limited to new bookings for Canada originating travelers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under land and air deposit between January 5 and May 30, 2022 for travel on select cruise departures in 2022. Pre-assigned seating is limited and may not be available on all flight segments. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air or Custom Tours. Groups of 8 or more do not qualify for this offer. Please call for Group options. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to air reservations (including itineraries involving free round-trip trans-Atlantic air) subject to airfare differentials between originally booked airline fare and re-booked air itinerary. Airline baggage fees may apply; contact your travel advisor for details. Air schedules are available approximately 330-days prior to last travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands. Pre-assigned seating may not be available on all air segments. Additional restrictions apply; see your travel advisor for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.

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