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Get personal. This is experiential river cruising, your way. From Europe to the Galapagos and Asia, Avalon is relaxed luxury with choices as many, and individual as you.

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ROMANTIC RHINE WITH LUCERNE (AUTHOR THEME)

With lucerne (author theme) extension
Tour: WZA3A  LUCERNE  AMSTERDAM
Join your exclusive host and author of the No. 1 New York Times-bestselling OUTLANDER series, Diana Gabaldon, for a week on the Rhine River. With 35 million copies in print in 43 countries and 39 languages, Ms. Gabaldon’s OUTLANDER series has added to the storytelling tapestry of our lives while also inspiring travel with her literature. Her award-winning series on STARZ has brought to life the backdrops of Scotland, North America, France, Germany as well as dozens of destinations across the globe. Join us for this special departure with Diana Gabaldon, an inspiring storyteller sharing an inspired cruise–and daily excursions–with an intimate group of her fans. You’ll start your European holiday tour with a visit to gorgeous Lucerne, Switzerland. With services provided by Monograms®, you’ll have a Local Host® to arrange your sightseeing, free-time recommendations, and any other assistance you need during your 2-night stay in Lucerne. Enjoy a guided walking tour including the Lion Monument, Old Town, Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower, Jesuit Church, and a special highlight excursion to Mount Pilatus. Your dramatic river cruise on the Rhine will commence in Basel, for an amazing holiday which begins in Switzerland and stops in France, Germany, and Holland. You’ll sail to Breisach, your starting point for an excursion to Black Forest. Then venture on to Strasbourg, France, to see its Gothic cathedral with stunning murals and stained-glass. Sail to Ludwigshafen for an excursion to Heidelberg Castle, or join your Avalon Adventure Host® for a hike up Philosophers’ Way. You can alternatively visit the Gutenberg museum for amazing history of early pioneers of print. Sail to Rüdesheim and through the spectacular Rhine Gorge. You’ll visit Koblenz and Cologne, and arrive in Amsterdam for a guided canal cruise through the colourful city. Your scenic river cruise on the Romantic Rhine River, and complete vacation package in Switzerland are the perfect combination to unlock a guided European holiday of a lifetime.
Leisurely On the go
Countries
Germany
France
Switzerland
Netherlands
Meals
Breakfast:9
Lunch:6
Dinner:7
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
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