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4-nt European Waterways Avalon Impression

Itinerary

DayPorts of Call
1Amsterdam, Netherlands
2Amsterdam, Netherlands
3Cologne, Germany
4Rhine Gorge, Germany
5Frankfurt, Germany

Know Before You Go

  • Pricing includes cruise portion only. For pre and post accommodations, please contact your PERX Vacation Consultant.
  • Please be discreet, do not discuss your industry discounts with other guests aboard your sailing.
  • Please ensure that you have your ID available when boarding.
  • We strongly suggest purchasing travel protection to cover medical expenses in the event that medical attention is required.

Discover the treasured traditions of the past and present with an entirely new view of the majestic Rhine River. From Amsterdam’s colorful canals to the serenity of the Rhine Valley, your European river cruise gives you the perfect taste of the charming spots in Germany and Holland. Cruise through the magnificent Rhine Gorge and sample the authentic culinary specialties along with regional wines, beer, and coffees in local cafes. Explore the iconic city of Amsterdam on a guided canal cruise, enjoy the fascinating city of Cologne with its soaring Gothic-style steeples, and take in the peaceful charm of Rüdesheim along the Rhine shores before disembarking in the marvelous medieval town of Frankfurt - the perfect introduction to the tempting tastes and extraordinary experiences on the Rhine River.

Avalon's cutting-edge fleet of Suite Ships grew by three in 2014! In addition to the Avalon Poetry II and Avalon Illumination, the striking Avalon Impression entered the waters of Europe's Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers. Like its sister ship, the Avalon Expression, the Impression features two full decks of Panorama Suites with Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air Balcony. With 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, affording you the incomparable opportunity to wake each morning facing the splendid passing scenery. Onboard amenities include an alternative dining option in the Panorama Bistro, an expanded fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and a spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, whirlpool, and light al fresco lunches at the open-air bistro



Ship Length: 443
Total Staff: 47
Guest Capacity: 166

Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation):

Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Amsterdam:

Choice of canal cruise or walk with your Adventrue Host

Day 3 Cologne:

Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 4 Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim:

Scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim or a hike in the vineyards with your Adventure Host

Day 5 Frankfurt (Disembarkation):

Your cruise ends this morning