Rhine River Cruise Family Bike Tour - 20s & Beyond
Regal Waterways from Basel to Amsterdam
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A four-country family journey has never been this relaxed. And when you’re this content, you’ll want to say yes to everything. Pedal the lush Black Forest? Yep. Stroll through medieval Cologne? Ja. Sip brews at a biergarten, see Strasbourg’s soaring Gothic cathedral and cruise through Amsterdam's canals like a local? Of course!
- Discover the romantic streets of impeccably preserved Riquewihr, medieval Strasbourg and baroque Heidelberg
- Savor a rich and ever-changing tableau as you cruise the Rhine's mighty waters and bike some of its most scenic stretches
- Sail through the picturesque Rhine Gorge, admiring its multitude of castles and fortress ruins
- Pedal the evocative Route des Vins in Alsace, and stop to taste world-class Gewürztraminers and Rieslings
Days 1-2 From a quaint village in the Black Forest, cycle toward the vineyards of the Rhine Valley | Savor superb riding and wine tasting along Alsace’s famous Route des Vins | Pedal to the beautiful medieval villages of Riquewihr and Eguisheim.
Day 3 Relish magical views in Strasbourg and admire the Gothic cathedral on a guided city walk | With views of France and Germany, bike along meadows and forests.
Day 4 Spin to Heidelberg, a stunning German city dominated by impressive castle ruins | Meander its cobblestone streets, strewn with gorgeous buildings made with red limestone from the former fortress | Follow in the footsteps of Romans along the famed Weinstrasse (wine route) | Unwind at a local biergarten with a few new friends and a refreshing beer or Radler.
Day 5 Bike past fairy-tale towns, castles and vineyards through the Rhine Gorge, a spectacular World Heritage site | Linger in postcard-perfect Koblenz, a 2,000-year-old town famously set where the Rhine and Moselle Rivers converge.
Day 6 Sail to Bonn, the former capital of West Germany and the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven | Feel dwarfed by Cologne’s Gothic cathedral, shop for famed Cologne chocolate and learn about the local Brauhaus (brewery) culture.
Days 7-8 Amsterdam’s lovely waterways, arched bridges and crooked canal houses are delightful | Two-wheel it through the serene Dutch countryside | Enjoy a traditional canal boat cruise along the city's intricate channels.
Please note: Due to the multiple stateroom options available on this trip, reservations can only be made by contacting one of our Trip Consultants at 800-462-2848 or via email.
PORTS OF CALL Basel | Breisach | Strasbourg | Speyer | Rüdesheim | Lahnstein | Cologne | Bonn | Utrecht | Amsterdam
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