Legendary Rhine & Moselle
AMSTERDAM TO BASEL | 13 DAYS
2018 | Experience the enduring allure of the spectacularly scenic Rhine and Moselle rivers, lined with vine-covered slopes, medieval castles, and lively cities.
Find inspiration in the sublime natural splendor of the Rhine
Shrouded in legend and myth, immortalized by the likes of Byron and Goethe, the majestic Rhine River Valley seems straight out of the pages of a fairytale, a land of Gothic cathedrals, Hansel-and-Gretel hamlets and poetic castle ruins. Our newest itinerary on this enduringly popular river presents Germany and Alsace at their postcard-perfect best, yet also delves deeply into local culture and traditions to reveal the rich complexity that lies within.
Standing on the top deck of your ship, watching the ever-changing scenery turn increasingly dramatic, you’ll be captivated by the tale of Lorelei, the beautiful maiden who seduced sailors with her siren songs. And who could blame them? Head ashore to wander the spooky medieval passageways of Marksburg Castle. Take a canal ride through Strasbourg’s picturesque Petite France district. Gaze in awe at an immense Gothic masterpiece, the UNESCO-designated cathedral of Cologne. And all along the way, indulge in the region’s hearty cuisine and taste Germany’s renowned white wines, produced from grapevines planted centuries ago.
Jewish Heritage Cruises (all sailings)
Our Jewish Heritage cruise is the only of its kind on the Rhine, a showcase for the rich Jewish history and culture of Germany. Enjoy a balanced and in-depth exploration of the region, with opportunities to remember the past, rejoice in the rebirth of Jewish communities and look ahead to a peaceful future. Open to all guests as a complimentary alternative to the standard itinerary.
Generations Family Program (select sailings)Our award-winning family program for young travelers ages 4-18 features fun-filled adventures and historically significant experiences designed to spark creativity and lifelong learning.