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    7-Night Cruise | 2-Nights in Paris | Fly FREE from Select Canadian Gateways | Offer Expires June 21, 2021

    Fly FREE from select Canadian Cities

    All-in Price: $5,753CAD*

    Savings: Receive FREE flights from select Canadian gateways*

    *Featured price is per person, land/cruise only, based on double occupancy, on the departure date indicated, and includes taxes and fees (port charges). October 15, 2022 in cabin category E.

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    Features:

    • 7-Night cruise in an outside stateroom
    • 2-Nights in a deluxe hotel in Paris
    • Daily included port excursions
    • All meals included while on ship (Including Captain’s & farewell dinners)
    • Complimentary beer and wine with lunch and dinner

    Vacation Highlights:

    Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

    Day 2 Amsterdam: Canal cruise

    Day 3 Cologne: Onboard wine lecture; Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour or bike with your Adventure Host

    Day 4 Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim-Koblenz: Scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; in Rüdesheim choice of visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum with wine tasting or cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument and hike in the vineyards with tasting; free time in Koblenz in the evening

    Day 5 Cochem: Sail through the Moselle Valley; choice of guided walk with visit of Reichsburg Castle or cable car ride and hike with your Adventure Host or visit to the Historische Senfmühle (mustard mill) or Moselle Wine Experience; onboard cheese and wine tasting

    Day 6 Bernkastel: Choice of guided walk in Bernkastel or hike with your Adventure Host to the Castle; Vinoteque - wine tasting; onboard food and wine pairing dinner

    Day 7 Remich. Excursion to Luxembourg City: Choice of guided tour in Luxembourg or wine walks or bike with your Adventure Host

    Day 8 Remich (Disembarkation)-Paris: Travel by motorcoach from Remich to Luxembourg City or Metz; continue by high-speed train to Paris; guided sightseeing

    Day 9 Paris: Visit to Ateliers de Lumières

    Day 10 Paris: Your vacation ends this morning

    Itinerary:

    The Rhine & Moselle: Canals, Vineyards & Castles with 2-nights in Paris for Wine Lovers

    10-Days from Amsterdam to Paris

    Photo: 10-Days from Amsterdam to Paris - Itinerary map

    Day 1: AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (EMBARKATION)

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

    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: 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: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    Photo: Cologne cathedral in Cologne, Germany

    Day 3: COLOGNE, GERMANY

    Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland

    DISCOVERY Enjoy a lecture onboard hosted by your Master of Wine.

    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: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    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: 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:

    DISCOVERY Enjoy a wine excursion and tasting at one of Moselle’s wineries, 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.

    DISCOVERY Join an onboard cheese and wine tasting hosted by your Master of Wine.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BERNKASTEL

    Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


    Photo: Castle in Bernkastel, Germany

    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 marketplace 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. Onboard food and wine pairing dinner hosted by your Master of Wine. Tonight, enjoy live entertainment on board your ship.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO REMICH

    Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

    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: 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: Breakfast

    Photo: Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

    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: Breakfast

    Day 10: PARIS

    Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

    Meals: Breakfast


    Photo: Avalon Panorama Suite

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