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Arrive Amsterdam and embark your riverboat

Tour begins: 6:00 PM. A transfer is included from Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport or the train station to your riverboat. Settle in, meet your riverboat crew for an orientation briefing, then join us this evening for the welcome...


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Amsterdam... art, canals & more

This morning, embark on an Amsterdam orientation tour that includes a visit to the world-famous Rijksmuseum, home to many art masterpieces of the Dutch Golden Age, including Rembrandt’s The Night Watch. Amsterdam is often called the...


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Dordrecht & a visit to the Kinderdyke Windmills

Begin the day with a guided walking tour of Dordrecht, a wealthy trading port in the Middle Ages, now a treasure trove of medieval and baroque architecture and canals, and literally hundreds of historical sites and monuments; conspicuous among them...


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Exploring Köln & Schloss Ehreshoven evening

Cruise the lowlands of the Rhine this morning before arriving in Köln (Cologne) for a walking tour. One of Germany’s oldest cities (founded in the 1st Century AD), Köln was once a Roman provincial capital, and later a fabulously wealthy...


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The Middle Rhine & Rüdesheim

The romantic Middle Rhine with its castle ruins, wine-towns, and steep sloping vineyards unfolds on this morning’s cruise, with commentary by your Tauck director; the landscape is alive with myths and legends, from the Nibelung to the siren of...


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Stuttgart, fast cars & more

Arrive in Karlsruhe this morning, where you'll have the choice of staying in town for a bicycling excursion, or departing by coach for a visit to Stuttgart, the cradle of the automobile and the hometown of Porsche and Mercedes-Benz. Despite its reputation...


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Colmar in the Alsatian wine country

Dock in the rivertown of Breisach, Germany this morning, then drive to the village of Colmar, France, in Alsatian wine country. The principal industry in Colmar is food and wine, but its irresistible charm lies in its beautifully preserved medieval...


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Lucerne & on to Bern

Disembark your riverboat in Basel, Switzerland, a major industrial and cultural center where France, Germany and Switzerland meet. The scenic mountain backdrop rises in stature and drama as you leave Basel and arrive in Lucerne, nestled beside a breathtaking...


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Up to the Jungfraujoch or explore Bern

You have a choice of sightseeing adventures today. Head for the snow-capped Alps on a full-day’s excursion to the lofty Jungfraujoch, known as the Top of Europe – journey to Grindelwald for a train ride to Kleine Scheidegg, then board a...


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Journey home

Tour ends in Bern. Fly home anytime. Transfers are included from the Bellevue Palace Bern to the airport or train station (Bahnof Bern). Allow at least 3 hours for flight check-in.


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