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Castles Along the Rhine 2020
(Amsterdam to Basel)

8 days with Uniworld  Rating: Deluxe

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River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1: Amsterdam (Embark)
Arrive at Amsterdam Schipol Airport. If your cruise package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private arrival transfer, you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the ship. The ship will set sail in the afternoon for your first port of call, Cologne. (Dinner)

Day 2: Cologne
You simply cannot visit Cologne without paying homage to its most notorious site, the Gothic masterpiece that serves as the city’s cathedral. A local expert will show you favorite haunts around the Old Town and share some of the cathedral’s most intriguing and Magi-cal secrets with you.   Cologne is the largest and oldest city of the Rhineland and a cultural mecca, with more than 30 museums and hundreds of art galleries. A congenial atmosphere and a mix of ancient, modern and reconstructed buildings characterize the heart of the city.

A special Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you this evening. (Breakfast Buffet, Lunch, Welcome Dinner)

Day 3: Koblenz, Boppard
No other river valley on earth boasts more castles than the Rhine, and today you’ll have an opportunity to experience real-life “Game of Thrones” ambiance deep within the medieval walls of Marksburg Castle. Not into dungeons and dragons? Get to know Koblenz, a historic town with a colorful past and eclectic architecture, and enjoy a walking discovery tour.   Today brings you a plethora of Rhine delights. You begin in Koblenz, a 2,000-year-old town at the northern end of the most scenic section of the Rhine, where you’ll decide between two very different experiences, a walking tour of medieval Koblenz or explore one of the most extraordinary castles on the banks of the river—followed by yet another choice: You see a close up view of the beautiful region via bicycle, or once you arrive in Boppard, you can opt to take a leisurely stroll through the fascinating village. (Breakfast Buffet, Lunch, Dinner)

Choice of Koblenz walking discovery tour or Marksburg Castle or “Let's Go” bike ride from Koblenz to Boppard or Boppard village stroll

Day 4: Boppard, cruising the Romantic Rhine River, Rüdesheim
Experience Germany’s fabled Rhine River in one of two ways—an exclusive tasting of estate-grown Rieslings at Castle Vollards or an invigorating vineyard hike.   Your floating hotel arrives in Rüdesheim, one of the most charming ports of call in the Rhine Valley. This city has a long history going back to Roman times and is famous for the Drosselgasse, a narrow, bustling lane of shops and wine bars, as well as its impressive Niederwald Monument, built to celebrate the re-establishment of the German empire in the late 19th century. You may opt to visit a renowned vineyard or, for a more active jaunt, take the long way shoreward from Niederwald with a vineyard hike that includes a stop at a unique museum.
(Breakfast Buffet, Lunch, Dinner)

Choice of Castle Vollrads wine tasting or “Let's Go” hike from Rüdesheim to Assmanshausen

Day 5: Germersheim (Speyer)
Expect the unexpected in Speyer, where ancient treasures harmoniously co-exist with modern day innovation. For something really unexpected, venture into a spooky, candlelit tasting room to sample flavorful elixirs made from wine vinegars. Utterly unique and surprisingly delicious, and something you’ll experience with no other river cruise line.   The ship docks in Germersheim, where you’ll have to choose between boarding a motorcoach to the nearby town of Speyer for a guided walking tour or taking in an exclusive tasting at a local vinegar estate. (Breakfast Buffet, Lunch, Dinner)

Choice of Speyer walking discovery tour or Exclusive Doktorenhof vinegar estate visit and tasting

Day 6: Kehl (Strasbourg)
Strasbourg is invariably described as quaint, a rather overused word that in this case is perfectly apropos. Whether you see it via a canal boat or on foot with an insightful local expert, this historic town with its cobbled lanes, half-timbered homes, giant stork nests and impossible-to-resist pastry shops will win your heart. Kehl, directly across the river from Strasbourg, will be your ship’s base while you explore the Alsatian capital, which is known as the “Crossroads of Europe” for its strategic location halfway between Paris and Prague. You may choose to see Strasbourg, which would give you an enlightening and relaxing overview of this historically important city. Or you may experience the historic core as the locals do, with a walking tour. If you’re feeling adventurous, take advantage of Uniworld’s bicycles or Nordic walking sticks and explore the banks of the river. (Breakfast Buffet, Lunch, Dinner)

Choice of Strasbourg panoramic tour with cathedral and Old Town walk or “Do as the Locals Do” Strasbourg walking tour

Day 7: Breisach (Kaysersberg and Riquewihr or Colmar)
Look up “charming and “picturesque” in the dictionary and it could very well show images of today’s choice of destinations—two of Alsace’s best-known wine villages or a town some have hailed as the prettiest in the world. Is it really? See for yourself from our uniquely Uniworld perspective. A charming town dominated by a 17th-century hilltop cathedral, Breisach is your gateway to the Alsatian wine road. This is your launching point for one of two excursions along the celebrated route des vins, which hugs the foothills of the Vosges mountain range. You can visit Kaysersberg and Riquewihr, two of the most picturesque villages in the region, or take a tour of the larger town of Colmar, considered one of the most beautiful destinations along the wine road and the capital of Alsatian wines. If you’re interested in doing something a bit more physically challenging, you could stay in Breisach and walk or bike through the surrounding vineyards.

A special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you this evening. (Breakfast Buffet, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8: Basel (Disembark)
Disembark the ship. If your cruise package includes a group departure transfer or if you have purchased a private departure transfer, you will be transferred to EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg for your flight home (unless, of course, you’ve decided to extend your trip with the post-cruise extension to lovely Basel and Lake Lucerne). (Continental Breakfast)

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All This Included
Find inspiration in the romantic, soul-stirring beauty of the fabled Rhine.

Flowers tumble from baskets lining streets of half-timbered houses, and lights glint off quiet canals. A mighty river carries ships and cargo through a landscape shaped by time and history. The spires of medieval churches and castles appear around each bend in the river, and vineyards climb the verdant hillsides.

Cruise along the Rhine—Germany on one side, France on the other. Discover Alsace, whose dual French and German heritage has given it fabulous food and a winemaking tradition that goes back to the Romans. Marvel at castles that were once mighty fortresses and get an insider’s look at one of the only castles on the Rhine that has never been destroyed, Marksburg Castle. Visit historic cities, including ancient Cologne and picturesque Strasbourg; stroll through the fairytale town of Rüdesheim; and taste delightful white wines in the villages where the grapes are grown. Beethoven and Byron loved the romantic landscapes of the Rhine River, and the beauty that inspired them is still yours to experience.

Who will enjoy this cruise? Romantics who love the picturesque and the historic will find medieval castles, splendid cathedrals and scenes that have inspired great poets, painters and composers alike.

Generations Family Program (select sailings):
Share the enchantment of this region with the special young people in your life. These cruises not only feature unique, fun-filled adventures for families to enjoy together, they’re also packed with culturally and historically significant experiences designed to spark creativity and lifelong learning.

Dining

  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions
  • Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks and mineral water

Excursions

  • 6 days of excursions, including "Choice Is Yours" options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
  • Guided “Let's Go,” “Do as the Locals Do” and “Village Day” programs
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio-headset system on all excursions
  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks

Accommodations

  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the exquisite S.S. Antoinette, the regal River Queen or the elegant River Empress
  • Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, high thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access

Experiences

  • 4 countries: France, Germany, The Netherlands, Switzerland
  • 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days
  • All gratuities, both onboard and onshore
  • Exclusive Generations Family Program on select summer departures
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin on board S.S. Antoinette, River Queen or River Empress
Pre and Post Add-ons

Amsterdam

Spend time discovering Holland’s best-known city, which is filled with history, art, architecture, canals, cobblestone streets, museums, bicycles, and so much more.

Included in your 3-day stay:

• 2 nights at the Hilton Amsterdam Hotel (or similar)
• Breakfast daily and all gratuities, service charges, taxes and porterage
• Amsterdam by canal with Rijksmuseum visit
• English-speaking expert
• All transfers
 

Pricing:

$749 per person (for 2 guests)

For solo travelers, there is a single supplement of $359.

Note: This extension is for cruises that begin or end in Amsterdam.

Day to Day:

  • 2019 Amsterdam Pre-Cruise Extension: Day to Day
  • DAY 1: Amsterdam
    The best-known city in Holland boasts an amazing panorama of history, art, culture, architecture, food and drink, canals, cobblestone streets, museums and bicycles. Your visit to this international gem will give you an insider’s appreciation of the legacy of Amsterdam’s golden age. After you’ve made your way through customs, you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the hotel. Check in and then head out and explore this fascinating city. Your local host can recommend great places to visit and the best restaurants in the area. You might stop by the floating flower market near the Mint Tower to survey Holland’s best-known export, or enjoy the lively street scene on Leidse Square.

    DAY 2: Amsterdam
    FEATURED EXCURSION: Amsterdam Canals and Famous Rijksmuseum
    Start your morning with a tour of the Rijksmuseum. You’ll walk to the famous museum, where an expert guide will help you navigate the largest and most renowned collection of Dutch and Flemish art and artifacts in the world, now arranged to reveal the history of Dutch art. After your guided tour, you’ll have some time to explore the museum on your own. Additionally, your tour manager will provide a canal cruise ticket for you to use at your own leisure. Amsterdam is called the Venice of the North for a reason: Canals crisscross the heart of the old city, and bridges link some 90 islands. As the principal city in a newly independent Holland, Amsterdam was a boom town in the early 17th century, rapidly outgrowing its medieval walls. The city’s fathers responded by demolishing most of the old city and building anew, creating Europe’s first planned city. That “new” district is now 400 years old, and as you glide along the main canals, you’ll pass stately merchants’ houses built centuries ago. But the canals are not merely scenic; they are essential thoroughfares—people take water buses to work and live in houseboats along the banks—so a canal cruise gives you a look at the busy modern city too.

    MASTERPIECE COLLECTION EXCURSION*: Polders and Windmills
    Windmills, cheese, clogs—if these are the first things you think of when you hear the name Holland, this excursion is for you. Perhaps you should add one more word to that list: polder—land claimed from the sea. There's an old saying: “God created the world, but the Dutch created their own land,” and today, as you head off to Zaanse Schans, a wonderful living-history village, you'll get a close-up look at the land the Dutch created. Zaanse Schans stands on the banks of the Zaan River, amid the Kalverpolder—land reclaimed from the sea 500 years ago and put to work supplying the needs of booming Amsterdam in the 17th century. Though water was pumped away from the land via windmills, the windmills you see in Zaanse Schans were early industrial mills, dedicated to grinding spices, oil, flour—whatever the city growing nearby needed. Some 600 windmills operated here, forming the country’s earliest industrial zone; today six working mills stand atop the dike on the banks of the Zaan. One of them will be in full operation when you arrive, and you can tour the interior with its operator, listening to the wind whirling through the blades of the mill and powering the heavy stones as they turn. Traditional arts and crafts are practiced in the historic cottages lining the dike: You can watch klompen, or wooden clogs, being made—go ahead, try on a pair; it's fun! See how sails for windmills are woven and sample liqueurs made at the distillery. As for cheese, your tour includes a stop at a farm where cheese is produced in the traditional way; of course, you'll get to taste some!

    DAY 3: Amsterdam
    You’ll have some free time today before your river cruise adventure begins. Amsterdam is full of amazing museums, lively street life and intriguing shops, all of which you can easily explore on your own. Your local host can offer suggestions. In the afternoon, you’ll board the motorcoach and transfer to the ship to begin your exciting journey through the heart of Europe.

    *Masterpiece Collection are optional experiences that go above and beyond our daily selection of included excursions and can be booked for an additional fee. Masterpiece Collection excursions may not operate if they occur on a holiday or if they require a minimum number of participants and that minimum is not met.

  • 2019 Amsterdam Post-Cruise Extension: Day to Day
  • DAY 1: Amsterdam
    FEATURED EXCURSION: Amsterdam Canals and Famous Rijksmuseum
    Start your morning with a tour of the Rijksmuseum. You’ll walk to the famous museum, where an expert guide will help you navigate the largest and most renowned collection of Dutch and Flemish art and artifacts in the world, now arranged to reveal the history of Dutch art. After your guided tour, you’ll have some time to explore the museum on your own. Additionally, your tour manager will provide a canal cruise ticket for you to use at your own leisure. Amsterdam is called the Venice of the North for a reason: Canals crisscross the heart of the old city, and bridges link some 90 islands. As the principal city in a newly independent Holland, Amsterdam was a boom town in the early 17th century, rapidly outgrowing its medieval walls. The city’s fathers responded by demolishing most of the old city and building anew, creating Europe’s first planned city. That “new” district is now 400 years old, and as you glide along the main canals, you’ll pass stately merchants’ houses built centuries ago. But the canals are not merely scenic; they are essential thoroughfares—people take water buses to work and live in houseboats along the banks—so a canal cruise gives you a look at the busy modern city too.

    DAY 2: Amsterdam
    How do you choose among Amsterdam’s sights and delights? You could ramble through the Jordaan district, not far from the Anne Frank house: It has always attracted artists—especially starving artists, since the area once housed the city’s poorest immigrant workers—and Rembrandt was buried in a pauper’s grave here at the West Church. Now you’ll find charming and unique little shops here, just like in the nearby Nine Streets neighborhood. Enjoy the street performers on Leidse Square or check out the huge and lively Albert Cuyp Market, home to a vast array of international foodstuffs. Visit the unique former Jewish Quarter where the Portuguese synagogue seems virtually untouched since the 17th century. Next door the former Ashkenazi synagogue complex nowadays hosts the biggest Jewish Historical Museum outside Israel. Call upon your guide’s deep local knowledge for recommendations; he or she will be happy to suggest sights and destinations that will delight you.

    MASTERPIECE COLLECTION EXCURSION*: Polders and Windmills
    Windmills, cheese, clogs—if these are the first things you think of when you hear the name Holland, this excursion is for you. Perhaps you should add one more word to that list: polder—land claimed from the sea. There's an old saying: “God created the world, but the Dutch created their own land,” and today, as you head off to Zaanse Schans, a wonderful living-history village, you'll get a close-up look at the land the Dutch created. Zaanse Schans stands on the banks of the Zaan River, amid the Kalverpolder—land reclaimed from the sea 500 years ago and put to work supplying the needs of booming Amsterdam in the 17th century. Though water was pumped away from the land via windmills, the windmills you see in Zaanse Schans were early industrial mills, dedicated to grinding spices, oil, flour—whatever the city growing nearby needed. Some 600 windmills operated here, forming the country’s earliest industrial zone; today six working mills stand atop the dike on the banks of the Zaan. One of them will be in full operation when you arrive, and you can tour the interior with its operator, listening to the wind whirling through the blades of the mill and powering the heavy stones as they turn. Traditional arts and crafts are practiced in the historic cottages lining the dike: You can watch klompen, or wooden clogs, being made—go ahead, try on a pair; it's fun!—see how sails for windmills are woven, and sample liqueurs made at the distillery. As for cheese, your tour includes a stop at a farm where cheese is produced in the traditional way; of course you'll get to taste some!

    DAY 3: Amsterdam
    You have sampled culinary delights and experienced the best that Amsterdam has to offer. Now it’s time to check out of the hotel and be transferred to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport for your trip home. Your Uniworld adventure may be over, but we know you’ll enjoy the memories you’ve made for years to come.

    *Masterpiece Collection are optional experiences that go above and beyond our daily selection of included excursions and can be booked for an additional fee. Masterpiece Collection excursions may not operate if they occur on a holiday or if they require a minimum number of participants and that minimum is not met.

Basel & Lake Lucerne

Included in your 3-day stay:

• 2 nights at the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois (or similar)
• Breakfast daily and all gratuities, service charges, taxes and porterage
• Lucerne walking discovery tour with Lake Lucerne boat ride
• Basel walking discovery tour
• English-speaking expert
• All transfers
 

Pricing:

$1,049 per person (for 2 guests)

For solo travelers, there is a single supplement of $359.

Note: This extension is for cruises that begin or end in Basel.

Day to Day:

  • 2019 Basel & Lake Lucerne Pre-Cruise Extension: Day to Day
  • DAY 1: Basel
    Once you’ve made your way through customs at the airport in Basel, you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative, who will help you with your baggage and direct you to the motorcoach and your hotel. At the hotel, your local host will provide you with information about the neighborhood where you are staying. The rest of the evening is at your leisure. Your historic hotel is located right on the banks of the Rhine, and if you like, you can take a behind-the-scenes tour of the hotel itself. You may wish to rest from your journey, enjoy dinner at the hotel’s celebrated restaurant, or pop out for a bite to eat and get a jump-start on your sightseeing. On the border of three nations (Switzerland, France and Germany), Basel is both cutting-edge and traditional: The city’s medieval Old Town coexists with modern buildings by notable contemporary architects. And the Rhine runs through the heart of it.

    DAY 2: Basel, Lucerne
    FEATURED EXCURSION: Charming Lucerne - Switzerland in a Nutshell
    Journey from Basel to beautiful lakeside Lucerne, where you’ll meet your local guide for a stroll through the picture-perfect—and perfectly preserved—Old Town. Bloom-filled flower boxes line both Chapel Bridge, with its iconic medieval tower, and Mill Bridge, which spans the Reuss River just before it empties into the lake. Wine Market Square, with its frescoed palace façades and central fountain, the town hall and the medieval ramparts—nine of its original towers remain—make up the heart of the district. A bit farther afield you’ll find the Lion Monument, which commemorates the hundreds of Swiss Guards who died in 1792 defending Louis XVI during the French Revolution. See Lucerne from a completely different point of view during a scenic one-hour boat ride on Lake Lucerne. Picturesque onion-domed churches and historic palaces cast their reflection on the water; the snow-capped Alps tower in the distance. It’s an idyllic scene.

    MASTERPIECE COLLECTION EXCURSION*: Mt. Pilatus golden round-trip
    The view from the crest of Mt. Pilatus is truly stunning: on a clear day you can see more than 70 alpine peaks, from the Bernese Alps to the French Alps, and serene blue Lake Lucerne spread out at its foot far below. Climb the nearly 7,000-foot (585-meter) massif via a cogwheel train—its gradient is the steepest in the world—watching rock outcroppings and alpine meadows fall away on either side as the train climbs the switchbacks. Once you reach the top, you have time to hike one of the crest trails, have a coffee or snack on your own at a restaurant with a truly matchless view, and take some photos. Your route down the mountain is equally breathtaking—you’ll descend via aerial cable car to Fräkmüntegg, then switch to a small aerial gondola for the rest of the journey to the base. The ride is as thrilling as the view.

    DAY 3: Basel
    FEATURED EXCURSION: Basel walking tour
    Basel historically has been divided into two sections by the Rhine: Greater Basel, on the south bank, and Lesser Basel, on the north bank—and the Lällekönig has been sticking his long red tongue out at Lesser Basel since 1640. Though the original beaten-copper head with its crown and clockwork mechanism now resides in a museum, a replica still reigns near the Middle Bridge, insulting the grittier side of the city in its time-honored way. It’s on your itinerary today as you explore this most walkable of cities. So too are the squares in the historic heart of the city: Market Square, Barfüsser Square and, at the top of the hill overlooking the Old Town, Cathedral Square. Each one holds a special charm. The spectacular red sandstone 16th-century town hall faces Market Square; Barfüsser Square is named for the deconsecrated church that now houses the city museum (and the original Lällekönig, as well as a fine collection of Hans Holbein paintings); and Cathedral Square is dominated by Basel’s 800-year-old red sandstone Münster, where Erasmus is buried. (The great Renaissance scholar lived in the city for the last 10 years of his life; the university, Switzerland’s oldest, is named for him.) Afterwards, you’ll join the ship and embark on your Rhine River adventure.

    *Masterpiece Collection are optional experiences that go above and beyond our daily selection of included excursions and can be booked for an additional fee. Masterpiece Collection excursions may not operate if they occur on a holiday or if they require a minimum number of participants and that minimum is not met.

  • 2019 Basel & Lake Lucerne Post-Cruise Extension: Day to Day
  • DAY 1: Basel
    On the border of three nations (Switzerland, France and Germany), Basel is both cutting-edge and traditional: The city’s medieval Old Town coexists with modern buildings by notable contemporary architects. And the Rhine runs through the heart of it. Your local host will meet you this morning, after you disembark, and introduce this delightful city to you.

    FEATURED EXCURSION: Basel walking tour
    Basel historically has been divided into two sections by the Rhine: Greater Basel, on the south bank, and Lesser Basel, on the north bank—and the Lällekönig has been sticking his long red tongue out at Lesser Basel since 1640. Though the original beaten-copper head with its crown and clockwork mechanism now resides in a museum, a replica still reigns near the Middle Bridge, insulting the grittier side of the city in its time-honored way. It’s on your itinerary today as you explore this most walkable of cities. So too are the squares in the historic heart of the city: Market Square, Barfüsser Square and, at the top of the hill overlooking the Old Town, Cathedral Square. Each one holds a special charm. The spectacular red sandstone 16th-century town hall faces Market Square; Barfüsser Square is named for the deconsecrated church that now houses the city museum (and the original Lällekönig, as well as a fine collection of Hans Holbein paintings); and Cathedral Square is dominated by Basel’s 800-year-old red sandstone Münster, where Erasmus is buried. (The great Renaissance scholar lived in the city for the last 10 years of his life; the university, Switzerland’s oldest, is named for him.) Afterwards, you’ll join the ship and embark on your Rhine River adventure.

    DAY 2: Basel, Lucerne
    FEATURED EXCURSION: Charming Lucerne - Switzerland in a Nutshell
    Journey from Basel to beautiful lakeside Lucerne, where you’ll meet your local guide for a stroll through the picture-perfect—and perfectly preserved—Old Town. Bloom-filled flower boxes line both Chapel Bridge, with its iconic medieval tower, and Mill Bridge, which spans the Reuss River just before it empties into the lake. Wine Market Square, with its frescoed palace façades and central fountain, the town hall and the medieval ramparts—nine of its original towers remain—make up the heart of the district. A bit farther afield you’ll find the Lion Monument, which commemorates the hundreds of Swiss Guards who died in 1792 defending Louis XVI during the French Revolution. See Lucerne from a completely different point of view during a scenic one-hour boat ride on Lake Lucerne. Picturesque onion-domed churches and historic palaces cast their reflection on the water; the snow-capped Alps tower in the distance. It’s an idyllic scene.

    MASTERPIECE COLLECTION EXCURSION*: Mt. Pilatus golden round-trip
    The view from the crest of Mt. Pilatus is truly stunning: on a clear day you can see more than 70 alpine peaks, from the Bernese Alps to the French Alps, and serene blue Lake Lucerne spread out at its foot far below. Climb the nearly 7,000-foot (585-meter) massif via a cogwheel train—its gradient is the steepest in the world—watching rock outcroppings and alpine meadows fall away on either side as the train climbs the switchbacks. Once you reach the top, you have time to hike one of the crest trails, have a coffee or snack on your own at a restaurant with a truly matchless view, and take some photos. Your route down the mountain is equally breathtaking—you’ll descend via aerial cable car to Fräkmüntegg, then switch to a small aerial gondola for the rest of the journey to the base. The ride is as thrilling as the view.

    DAY 3: Basel
    You have sampled culinary delights and experienced the best Basel and Lucerne have to offer. Now it’s time to check out of your hotel and be transferred to the airport for your trip home. We hope you’ll enjoy the memories you’ve made for years to come.

    *Masterpiece Collection are optional experiences that go above and beyond our daily selection of included excursions and can be booked for an additional fee. Masterpiece Collection excursions may not operate if they occur on a holiday or if they require a minimum number of participants and that minimum is not met.

Notes
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Prices exclude additional port charges of $190 per person.
  • Single supplement applies for single accommodation.
  • The itineraries presented are subject to modification due to water levels, closures because of public holidays or other uncontrollable factors. Every effort will be made to operate programs as planned, but changes may still be necessary throughout the cruise. This day-to-day schedule is subject to change. Your final day-to-day schedule will be provided onboard on the first day of your cruise.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.



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