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2020 Cruise the Rhine River

July 12 – 20
Tour Operator:
AHI Travel (Read additional tour details here.)
Price: From $3,095 (airfare additional)
Tour Length: 9 days
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View the 2020 UNC-AHI tour catalog.

Embark on an unforgettable journey along one of Europe’s most storied waterways and witness the splendor of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a dramatically beautiful stretch that has inspired writers, artists and composers. Unpack once and see medieval castles nestled into the vine-laced hills, and stroll the streets of culturally rich Cologne, the 2,000-year-old city with its famous Gothic cathedral. Glide along the 17th-century canals of beautiful Amsterdam and tailor this journey to your interests by choosing among a variety of included excursions in Amsterdam, Breisach, Oberwesel, Speyer and Strasbourg. Enjoy legends including the story of Loreley and partake in expert-led discussions that shed light on the region. Delight in the German tradition of Frühschoppen, the mid-morning snack of pretzels and sausages accompanied by a cold beer. This seven-night journey includes an ample meal plan, plus wine, beer or soft drinks with lunch and dinner. There is no supplement for solo travelers.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Amsterdam
  • Day 3 : Amsterdam
  • Day 4 : Cologne
  • Day 5 : Oberwesel
  • Day 6 : Speyer
  • Day 7 : Strasbourg
  • Day 8 : Breisach | Basel
  • Day 9 : Depart for U.S.

Eligibility

We offer the Tar Heel Travel program as a service to our alumni and friends of the University. As travel is a GAA member perk, we require one traveler per room to be a member of the General Alumni Association in order to be eligible to travel. For more information or to join the GAA, contact the membership office at (800) 962-0742 or join online.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2020 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.

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