- Day 1 : Depart U.S.
- Day 2 : Amsterdam
- Day 3 : Amsterdam
- Day 4 : Cologne
- Day 5 : Cochem
- Day 6 : Koblenz/Rhine Gorge/Rudesheim
- Day 7 : Heidelberg/Speyer
- Day 8 : Strasbourg
- Day 9 : Basel/Zurich/Depart U.S.
Delight in splendid river valleys lined with vineyards and hilltop castles on this seven-night, first-class cruise through the Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland. Glide along Amsterdam’s 17th-century canals, and marvel at UNESCO World Heritage cathedrals in Cologne and Speyer.
In Cochem, walk along cobbled streets lined with half-timbered houses and visit the picturesque castle above town. Cruise through the Rhine Gorge, a winding stretch renowned for its beauty, and stroll through lovely Koblenz, where the Rhine and Mosel rivers meet.
Tailor this journey to your interests with a choice of included excursions. In Amsterdam, opt for the Rijksmuseum’s famed art, a countryside bike ride, or a food tour in the hip Jordaan district. Choices in Rüdesheim and Heidelberg feature cultural visits and scenic walks. In Strasbourg, France, take a panoramic tour, explore the charming Petite France area by land and water or sample Alsatian cuisine. Enjoy an ample meal plan, plus wine, beer or soft drinks with lunch and dinner. No single supplement!
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.
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.
Please review all tour documents carefully, especially visa, vaccine and health and safety information. Dietary accommodations cannot be guaranteed. Please contact the tour operator directly if you have any concerns participating in the tour.
All 2021 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.