The Upper Rhine to the City of Music

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Start in Zurich and end in Vienna ! With the river cruise tour The Upper Rhine to the City of Music, you have a 13 day tour package taking you through Zurich, Switzerland and 13 other destinations in Europe. The Upper Rhine to the City of Music includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
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8 to 99 year olds
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River Cruise

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive in Zürich, Switzerland. Transfer to Basel (Embarkation)
  2. Day 2: Strasbourg, France
  3. Day 3: Excursion to Heidelberg, Germany
  4. Day 4: Frankfurt
  5. Day 5: Karlstadt
  6. Day 6: Würzburg
  7. Day 7: Kitzingen
  8. Day 8: Nuremberg–Roth
  9. Day 9: Regensburg
  10. Day 10: Passau
  11. Day 11: Dürnstein, Austria–Vienna
  12. Day 12: Vienna
  13. Day 13: Vienna (Disembarkation)

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport


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About the countries

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France , Germany and Austria

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Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


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Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Switzerland, Germany and Austria. Ideally 6 months before travel.


Zurich is the starting point and Vienna is the endpoint.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this Avalon Waterways booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 January 2019 the full payment of $0 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $0 for The Upper Rhine to the City of Music, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 1,005 km.
  • Zurich (Switzerland)
  • 74 km
  • Basel (Switzerland)
  • 115 km
  • Strasbourg (France)
  • 113 km
  • Heidelberg (Germany)
  • 79 km
  • Frankfurt-am-Main (Germany)
  • 80 km
  • Karlstadt (Germany)
  • 23 km
  • Wurzburg (Germany)
  • 15 km
  • Kitzingen (Germany)
  • 74 km
  • Nuremberg (Germany)
  • 23 km
  • Roth (Germany)
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