Basel Trips & Tours - 2019

86 trips from 20 tour companies with 12 reviews

All Basel tours, river cruises, expedition cruises, and adventure trips. Find the best guided trips and expert planned vacation and holiday packages. Average rating of 5.0 for all Basel trips.

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4.9 | Excellent | 39 Reviews
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Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: Switzerland, Alps, Basel, Bern, Lucerne, Mt. Pilatus, Zurich
Checking price
$ 1,319
From $ 1,781
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 188 per day
Popular
Highlights
  • Discover Basel, Luzern, Zürich, Geneva
  • Visit Ballenberg Open-Air Museum
  • Explore Montreux, St. Gallen, Locarno and Lugano
  • Visit famous Rhine River
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4.9 | Excellent | 39 Reviews
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Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: Switzerland, Alps, Basel, Bern, Lucerne, Mt. Pilatus, Zurich
Checking price
$ 1,349
From $ 1,821
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 193 per day
Highlights
  • Have a change to hike Mount Pilatus.
  • Visit the cultured cities Bern, Thun, Brienz, Interlaken.
  • Have a great trip with famous rail journey.
  • Visit some of the finest museums in Switzerland.
  • Experience the nature by visiting Lake Brienz, Lake Thun, Lake Luzern etc.
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5.0 | Excellent | 20 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Basel, Cologne, Frankfurt, Rotterdam, Strasbourg
Checking price
$ 3,699
From $ 4,550
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 336 per day
5.0 | Excellent | 20 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Germany, Switzerland, Basel, Cologne, Koblenz, Strasbourg
Checking price
$ 3,199
From $ 3,935
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 400 per day
Highlights
  • Cruise Highlight
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4.9 | Excellent | 29 Reviews
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Butterfield & Robinson
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star
Luxury - 5 star Lodging Level The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Cycling & Biking, 50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Basel, Cologne, Koblenz, Strasbourg, Zurich
Checking price
$ 6,995
From $ 7,974
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 874 per day
Popular
Highlights
  • Explore Germany’s Black Forest
  • Visit splendid Kölner Dom cathedral
  • Enjoy an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery
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4.3 | Great | 100+ Reviews
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural
Visits: Amsterdam, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, London, Lucerne, Paris
Checking price
From $ 2,491
$ 277 per day
Highlights
  • You’ll visit the main cities—London, Amsterdam, Lucerne, and Paris—and you will also behold fascinating scenery and cruise scenic waterways.
  • Experience the wonder of the Rhine River with its scenic countryside, historical castles, and charming villages.
  • See the Lorelei rock and hear its mesmerizing legend about a distraught maiden who lured passing navigators to their death.
  • Enjoy a gorgeous canal cruise and learn to appreciate Amsterdam from the waterways.
  • Opportunity to venture out and try local cuisine. Sample a pint in a local British pub, savor French wines in the Parisian cafés, and taste local beers in Germany.
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3.7 | Great | 18 Reviews
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Train & Rail Journeys, Cultural
Visits: Italy, Basel, Bellinzona, Lake Como, Milan
Checking price
From $ 3,062
$ 306 per day
Highlights
  • Scenic journey on the Bernina Express in panoramic carriages
  • Bellinzona & Lugano
  • Boat excursion to Varenna & Villa Balbienello, a filming location for ‘Casino Royale’
  • Milan, with a guided tour, including a visit to Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’
  • Villa Carlotta & Bellagio boat excursion
  • 7 nights in Menaggio, on the shores of stunning Lake Como
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3.4 | Average | 26 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Antwerp, Brussels, Luxembourg, Strasbourg
Checking price
From $ 3,895
$ 206 per day
Highlights
  • Unpack just once and journey through five European countries—Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, France, and Switzerland
  • Cruise aboard our award-winning 140- to 164-passenger ships with a dedicated English-speaking crew
  • Experience this European itinerary, and uncover a local and American perspective in destinations like Speyer, where you’ll enjoy a Home-Hosted Kaffeeklatsch
  • Explore with an expert, local Program Director—a native or resident of Europe—who will be dedicated to your group of no more than 47 from the start to the end of your trip
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Very Easy
Very Easy Physical Level Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural
Visits: France, Germany, Switzerland, Bamberg, Basel, Heidelberg, Nuremberg, Prague, Rudesheim, Strasbourg
Checking price
From $ 3,648
$ 365 per day
Highlights
  • Onboard welcome reception
  • Excursion to Black Forest; Christmas market
  • Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral; Christmas market
  • Guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat; Christmas markets
  • Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum; enjoy a special treat
  • Guided walk, onboard baking demonstration
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz; Christmas market
  • Onboard Christmas Traditions lecture; guided sightseeing, see the Old Town Hall; Christmas market
  • Choice of guided sightseeing, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market
  • On this Christmastime river cruise, you’ll start in Switzerland, and cruise through the heart of Germany, with a stop in Strasbourg, France
  • Explore many unique Christmas markets, where you can shop for locally crafted gifts, smell the aroma of freshly baked gingerbread, and sample tasty holiday treats
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Very Easy
Very Easy Physical Level Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Arles, Avignon, Basel, Burgundy, Cologne, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Lyon, Rudesheim, Strasbourg, Vienne, Heidelberg Castle
Checking price
From $ 6,488
$ 406 per day
Highlights
  • Deluxe 14-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSM
  • Welcome to France
  • Onboard welcome reception; cruise into the Camargue region (daylight permitting)
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Roman Amphitheater
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Palace of the Popes
  • Guided walk, visit Old Town and the cathedral
  • Guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in Vienne
  • Guided sightseeing, picture stop on Fourvière Hill; onboard lecture
  • Day at leisure; cheese tasting
  • Visit the Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune; transfer to Basel; onboard welcome reception
  • Visit a woodcarver’s workshop or visit a Black Forest open-air museum
  • Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral
  • Guided visit of the castle, see the Great Vat in Heidelberg; visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
  • Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum and enjoy a special treat in Rüdesheim; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; guided walk in Koblenz
  • Choice of guided city walk or Jewish Heritage walk
  • Canal cruise
  • Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous European river cruise vacation along the Rhône, Saône, and Rhine Rivers
  • The views will be spectacular so be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Very Easy
Very Easy Physical Level Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: France, Germany, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Basel, Cologne, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Lucerne, Rudesheim, Strasbourg, Zurich
Checking price
From $ 5,669
$ 436 per day
Highlights
  • Welcome to Switzerland
  • Zürich orientation walk; visit the Schaukaeserei Affoltern; travel to Interlaken
  • Visit to the Jungfraujoch railway station
  • Visit the Woodcarving Museum in Brienz; visit the Open-Air Museum in Ballenberg; travel to Lucerne
  • Morning walking tour, see the Lion Monument and the Chapel Bridge
  • Travel to Basel; onboard welcome reception
  • Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or guided tour in Colmar
  • Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral
  • Guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat; visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
  • Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat; scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; guided walk in Koblenz
  • Choice of “Cologne Highlights” walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour
  • Canal cruise
  • Your Switzerland guided vacation begins in Zurich, where you will start your Globus tour
  • You’ll enjoy a guided walk through Old Town, a visit to Emmental Valley to visit the Schaukaeserei Affoltern, and then travel to Interlaken for an excursion to the Jungfraujoch—Europe’s highest railway station
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Very Easy
Very Easy Physical Level Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Arles, Avignon, Barcelona, Basel, Cologne, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Lyon, Rudesheim, Strasbourg
Checking price
From $ 8,173
$ 409 per day
Highlights
  • Welcome to France
  • Onboard welcome reception; cruise into the Camargue region (daylight permitting)
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Roman Amphitheatre
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Palace of the Popes
  • Guided walk, visit Old Town and the cathedral
  • Guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in Vienne
  • Guided sightseeing, picture stop on Fourvière Hill
  • Day at leisure; cheese tasting on board
  • Visit the Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune; transfer to Basel; onboard welcome reception
  • Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or guided tour in Colmar
  • Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral
  • Guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat; visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
  • Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; guided walk in Koblenz
  • Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour
  • Canal cruise
  • Transfer from your ship to the train station then travel to Paris by high-speed train (first class)
  • Guided sightseeing, Seine river cruise
  • Travel to London by high-speed train, Eurostar train (Standard class)
  • Guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul’s Cathedral (except on Sundays)
  • Your Avalon river cruise on the Rhine and Rhône rivers actually begins with a night on the beautiful Côte d'Azur
  • From the shimmering waters of the Mediterranean, you’ll travel to Arles to board your Avalon Suite Ship®
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Very Easy
Very Easy Physical Level Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Arles, Avignon, Basel, Burgundy, Cologne, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Lyon, Rudesheim, Strasbourg
Checking price
From $ 6,438
$ 402 per day
Highlights
  • Welcome reception; canal cruise on Day 2
  • Choice of guided city walk or Jewish Heritage walk
  • Guided sightseeing in Koblenz; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat
  • Guided walk, visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz; excursion to Heidelberg, guided visit of the castle, see the Great Vat
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral; onboard woodcarving demonstration
  • Visit a local woodcarver’s workshop or visit a Black Forest open-air museum
  • Transfer to Beaune, visit Hôtel-Dieu; onboard welcome reception
  • Leisurely cruising; onboard cheese tasting; free time in Mâcon
  • Guided sightseeing in Lyon, picture stop on Fourvière Hill
  • Day at leisure

    Day 12 Tournon/Tain l’Hermitage–Viviers:
  • Guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in Viviers, visit the Old Town and the cathedral
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Palace of the Popes
  • Sail into the Camargue region (daylight permitting), guided sightseeing in Arles, visit the Roman Amphitheater
  • Evening in Côte d’Azur
  • Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous Europe river cruise vacation along the Rhine, Saône, and Rhône Rivers
  • The views will be spectacular so be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Very Easy
Very Easy Physical Level Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Amsterdam, Basel, Boppard, Cologne, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Rudesheim, Strasbourg, Trier, Zurich, Heidelberg Castle
Checking price
From $ 4,799
$ 369 per day
Highlights
  • Onboard welcome reception
  • Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or guided tour in Colmar
  • Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral
  • Guided visit of the castle, see the Great Vat
  • Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat; cruise through the Rhine Gorge
  • Choice of guided sightseeing, or visit Sayn Manor House
  • Guided walk; wine tasting
  • Choice of guided tour in Metz, or excursion to the Maginot Line area
  • Choices of guided tour, or “Roman Trier” tour, see the Porta Nigra
  • Free time in Beilstein; excursion to a medieval castle
  • Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour
  • Canal cruise
  • Embark on this exciting river cruise in Basel, Switzerland, and explore everything the Moselle and Rhine Rivers have to offer as you stop at interesting and unique cities in France and Germany—and end in lively Amsterdam, Holland


  • At the foot of Kaiserstuhl Mountain on the French-German border sits Breisach—known to be the gateway to Germany’s famous Black Forest, an area of unrivaled natural beauty
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4.7 | Excellent | 20 Reviews
By
Tauck
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Small Ship Cruise, 50 plus
Visits: France, Germany, Switzerland, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Strasbourg
Checking price
From $ 3,190
$ 399 per day
Highlights
  • Guided visits to most Christmas markets
  • traditional European Christmas dinner & holiday events aboard the riverboat
  • walking tours with local guides
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Very Easy
Very Easy Physical Level Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Czech Republic, France, Germany, Switzerland, Bamberg, Basel, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Nuremberg, Prague, Rudesheim, Strasbourg, Heidelberg Castle
Checking price
From $ 4,059
$ 338 per day
Highlights
  • Guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradčany Castle grounds; Christmas market
  • Onboard welcome reception;
  • Choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market
  • Guided sightseeing, see the Old Town Hall; onboard lecture; Christmas market
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz; Christmas markets
  • Onboard culinary demonstration, guided walk
  • Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum; enjoy a special treat

    Day 9 Heidelberg–Speyer:
  • Guided visit of the castle; see the Great Vat, Christmas markets; time at leisure for Christmas markets in Speyer
  • Guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral; Christmas market
  • Excursion to the Black Forest; Christmas market
  • Celebrate this magical time of year with a Christmastime river cruise vacation starting in the Czech Republic, on through the heart of Germany, and ending in Switzerland


  • Prague, the beautiful Czech capital, is set on the banks of the Vltava River and a Local Guide will be proud to show you the famous sights
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4.7 | Excellent | 20 Reviews
By
Tauck
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Small Ship Cruise, 50 plus
Visits: France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Dusseldorf, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Milan
Checking price
From $ 6,290
$ 572 per day
Highlights
  • Tauck Exclusive evening at Schloss Johannisberg
  • a historic vineyard estate in the Rheingau wine-growing region; lunch aboard a private canal boat cruise in Amsterdam; three nights at Hotel Principe di Savoia
  • a historic landmark in the heart of Milan; private boat ride on Lake Como; visit to Isola Comacina for lunch at a famed trattoria; visit to Bellagio; visit to legendary Heidelberg Castle; walking tour of the tiny Alsatian wine village of Riquewihr; and more.
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Very Easy
Very Easy Physical Level Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural
Visits: Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, Bamberg, Basel, Boppard, Budapest, Frankfurt, Munich, Nuremberg, Passau, Rudesheim, Strasbourg, Vienna
Checking price
From $ 6,998
$ 437 per day
Highlights
  • Onboard welcome reception
  • Cruising
  • Guided sightseeing
  • Choice of guided tour, or hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein; scenic cruise through the Wachau Valley; guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; wine tasting on board
  • Guided walk
  • Guided walk; beer tasting on board
  • Choice of guided sightseeing, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour
  • Full day guided tour in Munich
  • Guided tour, see the Old Town Hall
  • Guided tour, visit to the Bishop’s Residenz
  • Guided tour
  • Choice of guided tour in Frankfurt, or guided tour in Seligenstadt
  • Time at leisure in Boppard; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat
  • Guided tour, visit to La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral
  • Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or guided tour in Colmar
  • Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Budapest and enjoy an overnight sailing to Vienna
  • Then cruise from Austria to Germany as you sail to Passau, then the Bavarian city of Regensburg to see the 12th-century Old Town Hall
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Very Easy
Very Easy Physical Level Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, Bamberg, Basel, Boppard, Budapest, Frankfurt, Munich, Nuremberg, Passau, Rudesheim, Strasbourg, Vienna, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Castle, Zurich
Checking price
From $ 6,698
$ 419 per day
Highlights
  • Onboard welcome reception
  • Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or guided tour in Colmar
  • Guided tour, visit to La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral
  • Choice of visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, or cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument in Rüdesheim; special treat; scenic cruising through the Rhine Gorge; time at leisure in Boppard
  • Choice of guided tour in Frankfurt, or guided tour in Seligenstadt
  • Guided walking tour
  • Guided tour, visit to the Bishop’s Residenz
  • Guided tour, see the Old Town Hall
  • Full day guided tour in Munich
  • Choice of Nuremberg guided tour, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; lecture on board
  • Guided walk; beer tasting on board
  • Guided walk
  • Guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley
  • Guided sightseeing
  • Guided tour, see Heroes’ Square
  • Your breathtaking river cruise begins on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland
  • You’ll sail to Breisach, your starting point for a Black Forest excursion, and to the city of Strasbourg, France, along the way
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Very Easy
Very Easy Physical Level Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Arles, Avignon, Basel, Burgundy, Cologne, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Lyon, Rudesheim, Strasbourg, Heidelberg Castle
Checking price
From $ 6,148
$ 410 per day
Highlights
  • Onboard welcome reception
  • Canal cruise
  • Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour
  • Guided sightseeing in Koblenz; scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat
  • Guided walk, visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz; guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral
  • Choice of excursion to Black Forest, or guided tour in Colmar
  • Transfer to Beaune, visit Hôtel-Dieu; onboard welcome reception
  • Leisurely cruising; ofree time in Mâcon; cheese tasting on board
  • Guided sightseeing in Lyon, picture stop on Fourvière Hill
  • Day at leisure
  • Guided walk in Tournon; guided walk in Viviers, visit the Old Town and the cathedral
  • Guided sightseeing, visit the Palace of the Popes
    Day 14 Arles:
  • Guided sightseeing in Arles, visit the Roman Amphitheater; sail into the Camargue region (daylight permitting)
  • Immerse yourself in French and German culture on this fabulous Europe river cruise vacation along the Rhine, Saône, and Rhône Rivers
  • The views will be spectacular so be sure to pack your camera so you can capture the romance and splendor of this magical journey
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