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Festive Time on the Romantic Rhine with Lucerne, Paris & London

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Festive Time on the Romantic Rhine with Lucerne, Paris & London - Avalon Waterways
Festive Time on the Romantic Rhine with Lucerne, Paris & London - Avalon Waterways
ANTHONY "The Avalon Waterways Cruise is simply stunning. Compared to other cruise ships that sail along with us, Avalon seems to be shining out than the rest. From the moment you embark the ship, you feel like entering into a five star hotel. The Captain, the Cruise Director and the crew are all very professional and service oriented. Even to the activities of the day, the bus comes on time and the ..."
Excellent
25 reviews
Starts
Lucerne
+13 Destinations
Rhine
Ends
London
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Highlights

Start in Lucerne and end in London ! With the river cruise tour Festive Time on the Romantic Rhine with Lucerne, Paris & London, you have a 16 day tour package taking you from Lucerne to London and through Lucerne, Switzerland and 13 other destinations in Europe. Festive Time on the Romantic Rhine with Lucerne, Paris & London includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, transport.
Age range
8 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Stateroom / Suite
Max Group Size
160
Travel style
River Cruise, Walking Tour, Sightseeing, Museum

25 Reviews

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  • PK
    Written on September 27, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Over rated !!! I got food poisoning on the last day as did three others - there was no response to our needs - simply asked to leave to make way for passengers taking the river cruise back to Amsterdam. I cannot recommend this cruise.
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  • AV
    Written on August 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic cruise on the Rhine with helpful cooperative staff and great coordination from Monica from the Hospitality Desk. Also great optional tours to enhance knowledge. May I suggest that the gratuities are either included upfront as an all-in package or the relative envelopes left in the individual cabins duly marked with names of contributors (or cabin number) and not left anonymous.
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  • JB
    Written on July 31, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Avalon really got everything right. Personalized but organized. Great value. Great service.
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  • YH
    Written on June 11, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This cruise was amazing and far exceeded my expectations.
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  • AR
    Written on June 9, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Outstanding service in every respect
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  • GJ
    Written on April 28, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Fine dining filled by fine dancing
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  • LB
    Written on May 7, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    The boat and staff were lovely but the cruise itself was disappointing. You are led to believe that it is beautiful cruising the Rhine with all the scenary however that was only 1 day of the 7 we were on there. The rest of the time was passing industrial areas very boring sights. The excursions on land though were generally great. Would not bother with Cologne though - not worth it.
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  • AC
    Written on August 17, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Avalon Waterways Cruise is simply stunning. Compared to other cruise ships that sail along with us, Avalon seems to be shining out than the rest. From the moment you embark the ship, you feel like entering into a five star hotel. The Captain, the Cruise Director and the crew are all very professional and service oriented. Even to the activities of the day, the bus comes on time and the day tour went on very smoothly. Upon disembarkation, I kept telling to myself that someday, I will be on that ship again for another voyage to enjoy!
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  • SB
    Written on July 27, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    We loved our Romantic Rhine cruise! The small ship experience is so much more relaxing than a cruise ship. The crew took such great care of everything, excellent food and service! The tours included were educational and fun, something special at each destination. We love Avalon!
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  • ML
    Written on July 27, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Avalon was our best first river cruise in 2014 on the Romantic Rhine from Basel to Amsterdam during the Christmas markets. We loved our room, the wonderfully prepared meals and all the staff. We plan on going again this year on the Heart of Germany tour.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Lucerne
  2. Day 2: Lucerne
  3. Day 3: Lucerne–Basel (Embarkation)
  4. Day 4: Breisach, Germany. Excursion to the Black Forest
  5. Day 5: Strasbourg, France
  6. Day 6: Excursion to Heidelberg, Germany–Mainz
  7. Day 7: Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge–Koblenz
  8. Day 8: Cologne
  9. Day 9: Amsterdam, Holland
  10. Day 10: Amsterdam (Disembarkation)–Paris
  11. Day 11: Paris
  12. Day 12: Paris
  13. Day 13: Paris–London, England
  14. Day 14: London
  15. Day 15: London
  16. Day 16: London

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Avalon Waterways Ship

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Meals

  • Optional

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Recommended for Switzerland and Germany. Ideally 6 months before travel.

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Location
Lucerne is the starting point and London is the endpoint.
Hold my space
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Deposit
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 15 January 2019 the full payment of $4,978 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 $4978 for Festive Time on the Romantic Rhine with Lucerne, Paris & London, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,628 km.
  • Lucerne (Switzerland)
  • 78 km
  • Basel (Switzerland)
  • 53 km
  • Breisach am Rhein (Germany)
  • 55 km
  • Black Forest (Germany)
  • 55 km
  • Breisach am Rhein (Germany)
  • 62 km
  • Strasbourg (Germany)
  • 113 km
  • Heidelberg (Germany)
  • 73 km
  • Mainz (Germany)
  • 23 km
  • Rudesheim (Germany)
  • 26 km
  • Rhine Gorge (Germany)
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