Rhine Highlights with Flourishing Floriade

10 Days
Amsterdam to Zurich
From (AUD)
$ 5,995
Dates & Pricing

2022 Amsterdam > Zurich

Tour Map
Tour Code:
ACFL
Duration:
10 days
Departure City:
Amsterdam
Return City:
Zurich

10 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Amsterdam

    With an abundance of glorious green parklands, a higher number of bicycles than inhabitants and a deep rooted love of nature the city of Amsterdam is the perfect location for the Floriade Expo 2022. Held every 10 years, Floriade 2022 is looking to the future and exploring unique ways of creating a sustainable green world. Enjoy a two night stay at your hotel, the perfect location to explore this beautiful city.

  2. Day 2 - Amsterdam

    Today is your day to explore. Set just outside Amsterdam in the city of Almere, you will have ample time to wander the exhibitions and stalls of Floriade 2022. Learn about techniques and inspirational ideas that are set to change the world as we move towards a greener future.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Amsterdam

    Spend the morning at leisure exploring everything Amsterdam has to offer before transferring to your Scenic Space Ship where you will be welcomed on board by our friendly crew.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Amsterdam

    Freechoice

    Explore Amsterdam on a guided walking tour, pausing along the way to sample Dutch favourites, or cruise the iconic canals that have made Amsterdam world famous. Amsterdam has over 100 kilometres of canals and today you will see some of the prettiest sights of the city such as elegant merchant’s houses, churches and historic warehouses. Alternatively, if you’re feeling more active, join a guided cycling tour outside of the city, or discover charming Volendam and Edam. The quaint fishing village of Volendam is home to many wooden houses and a beautiful harbour, explore the charm of the village before a short drive to the nearby town of Edam, where you will visit a local cheese farm for a delicious tasting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Cologne

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a scenic ride on the oldest cog railway in Germany and discover splendid Drachenburg Castle, or stroll through Cologne and get up close to the filigree twin towers of the famous cathedral. Alternatively, learn the history of one of the city’s most famous namesake, Eau de Cologne on a guided tour. Visit the house of Farina, the world’s oldest fragrance company and discover what makes it so unique and why it was the scent of choice for many of the European royals, or stay on board for a beer tasting sampling multiple different beers incuding the most famous and popular brew from the region, the pale ale called Kolcsh.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Koblenz

    Freechoice

    Take a guided tour of Koblenz, straddling two of Europe’s most beautiful rivers. Alternatively, discover Cochem – a true medieval gem resting on the banks of the Moselle River. Cochem will make you feel as if you’re stepping straight into a fairytale and you’ll be able to explore this charming city on a guided tour including a visit to Reichsburg Castle. Alternatively, visit a local winery and sample some of the fine wines of this region. Learn about the wine making process while being surrounded by picture postcard scenery.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Heidelberg > Rastatt

    Freechoice

    Join a local guide on a historic tour of Heidelberg, where you’ll visit Heidelberg’s Renaissance castle. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps, or join a guide for an orientation tour of Heidelberg, followed by free time at leisure to explore the sights of this beautiful city as you wish.

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    Enjoy a private evening concert at the Baroque Palace of Rastatt, one of the most magnificent historic venues in the region.. It’ll be an evening of grandeur unlike any other and a chance to create memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Baden- Baden

    Arrive in charming Baden Baden, a spa town famous for its Roman baths.

    Freechoice

    Join your local guide on a tour of this picturesque town and tour the ruins of the Roman baths that have made this city famous, or take an active hike to Hohenbaden Castle and be rewarded with wonderful views overlooking the town. Alternatively, visit the Mercedes-Benz factory and be transported into the world of this luxury car brand, learning about the history and prestige of the global product, or relax and rejuvenate during a visit to a thermal spa.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Strasbourg > Kehl

    Freechoice

    Visit Strasbourg and stroll through the Old Town with its half-timbered houses and distinctive Alsatian winstubs. Alternatively, journey to Mittelbergheim in the Alsace and sample some of the best wines the region has to offer, or join a tour through the Black Forest, stopping along the way for a tasting of Black Forest Cake.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Basel

    After a hearty breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Zurich Airport for your onward or homebound flight, taking a lifetime of wonderful memories with you.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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