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Luxury

Christmas Markets on the Rhine

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Trip Code: EUEAZX12
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Highlights

Cologne's Christmas market

Disembark your ship for a guided tour that includes a visit to the impressive Christmas market at Cologne Cathedral

Strasbourg your way

Either explore on foot and visit Strasbourg’s famous Christmas market, or hike from the Orangery to the cathedral

The magic of Zurich

Explore Zurich on a tour, then visit Europe’s largest indoor Christmas market with more than 150 stalls

Your Vacation Includes

  • Receive the expert services of an AmaWaterways Cruise Director during your journey
  • Complimentary beer, wine and soft drink served with lunch and dinner on board
  • Enjoy travelling with guests from all over the world
  • Daily complimentary pre-dinner cocktail hour

Map & Itinerary

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Europe Map EUEAZX12 2019

Amsterdam to Zurich

Reverse Trip

Be met on arrival and transfer to your ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, a Concerto River Ship

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Enjoy a boat tour along Amsterdam's canals, then explore the city with a local guide. In the afternoon, cruise towards Germany, then tonight, get to know your fellow travellers as you sit down to a delicious Welcome Dinner.

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  • Dinner

Disembark your ship for a guided tour that includes a visit to the impressive Christmas market at Cologne Cathedral. Another option includes a beer tasting.

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Cruise the Rhine Gorge, then in Rüdesheim, choose from a wine tasting or a vineyard hike. Then, visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or enjoy some Rüdesheimer coffee.

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Arrive in Ludwigshafen and perhaps visit Heidelberg, or take a city tour of Speyer. Later, visit the local Christmas markets and perhaps enjoy a drink of hot Glühwein.

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Perhaps enjoy a panoramic tour, then explore on foot with a chance to visit Strasbourg’s famous Christmas market. Later, explore seasonal delicacies at the Gengenbach Christmas Market.

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From Breisach, perhaps travel to France’s Alsace region to tour the town of Riquewihr. Otherwise explore the town of Freiburg. Both options will then visit the Christmas markets. Another option includes a hike.

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Disembark in Basel and enjoy a guided city tour, and perhaps visit Basel’s Christmas market. Later, continue to Lucerne.

Stay: Two Nights, Lucerne, Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern or similar

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Tour Lucerne, then perhaps enjoy the Christmas markets in the afternoon.

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Cruise stunning Lake Lucerne to Vitznau today, then travel by coach to Zürich.

Stay: Two Nights, Zürich Marriott Hotel or similar

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  • Breakfast

Explore Zürich on a tour, then maybe visit Europe’s largest indoor Christmas market. Taking place in the main concourse of the Main Train Station, browse more than 150 stalls, and marvel at the 50-foot-high Christmas tree decorated with thousands of sparkling Swarovski crystals.

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Be transferred to the airport.

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Travel & Accommodation

Voyages holiday experience

Operated in conjunction with our partner, AmaWaterways, enjoy travelling with guests from all over the world

Finest onboard dining

Europe’s finest onboard dining included on your cruise, with AmaWaterways a member of the La Chaine des Rotisseurs

Complimentary beverages

Enjoy complimentary beer, wine and soft drink served with lunch and dinner on board your luxury river ship

We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home