A world beyond.
Hassle-free planning, regional Tour Directors & Local Guides, Handpicked hotels and inclusions, seamless transportation, VIP access, and rare Local Favourites that go beyond the guidebook. 

 

Adventure is knocking.
Turn “never thought I would” into “glad I did” with a budget-friendly tour that includes all the essentials plus a great mix of included excursions and free time. 

 

You're a lone ranger but don't want to be completely alone. We'll help plan your itinerary and set you up with our friends. Less hassles, more amazing, that's Monograms.

Happiness flows.
Cruise on Suite Ships with the widest stateroom views from your window-facing bed. Relaxed luxury flows throughout the ship in every detail plus personalise with Classic, Active, and Discovery excursions.

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RHINE & RHONE REVEALED WITH AMSTERDAM + AIX-EN-PROVENCE & NICE (WINE APPRECIATION)

With amsterdam + aix-en-provence & nice (wine appreciation) extension
Tour: WAL3W  AMSTERDAM  NICE
Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous European river cruise holiday along the Rhine, Saône, and Rhône Rivers. Begin your Rhine & Rhône Revealed holiday your way with an overnight stay in Amsterdam! Join us for an off-the-beaten-path guided walking tour through its cobblestone streets before embarking on your Avalon Suite Ship®. Enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam, as well as guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz, and Strasbourg. Delight in excursions to Germany’s Black Forest and to Heidelberg. Also, sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz. A motorcoach transfer takes you into France’s Burgundy region to fascinating Beaune for a visit to Hôtel-Dieu.

A Master of Wine will accompany you on this portion of your cruise with presentations, tastings, and wine pairings along the way.

Board your second Suite Ship®in quaint St. Jean de Losne and set sail for Mâcon for an excursion to a Chardonnay wine cellar. Visit France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, take a culinary walk and enjoy a tour of the famous wine region of Beaujolais. Continue to the medieval city of Tournon. Here, enjoy a guided walk with a wine-and-chocolate tasting or a walk in the vineyards. In Avignon, visit the Palace of the Popes and take a guided tour to Châteauneuf du Pape. After disembarking your ship in Port-Saint-Louis, transfer to Aix-en-Provence for the start of your Monograms holiday. Enjoy guided sightseeing with an expert Local Guide, and visit the Cathedral of the Holy Saviour, known for its mix of architectural styles. Walk in the footsteps of Cézanne with free time or on a tour of the artist’s hometown. Travel to Nice for two nights in France. Walk through the Old Town and the Promenade des Anglais, Nice’s most famous boulevard. In your free time, perhaps take an excursion to Monaco or Cannes—known for its famous film festival. At your service is an expert Monograms Local Host® who is available to assist you throughout your stay in Aix-en-Provence and Nice.

Please note: Itinerary is based on 2022 and is subject to change. Full details will be confirmed in 2022.
Leisurely On the go
Countries
Netherlands
Germany
Switzerland
France
Meals
Breakfast:19
Lunch:12
Dinner:14
Transport
State-of-the-art, luxurious river cruise vessels with modern services and amenities
Accommodation
Deluxe outside accommodations with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection Beds
From
(ZAR)
R157,400
157400
*Price per person, based on Twin occupancy for 23 October 2023 departure
CAT E
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