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European Rivers & Italian Lakes

17 Day Fly, Stay & Luxury River Cruise Discovery with $4000 Bonus Value including City Stays, Scenic Rail Journey & More

  • Low Deposit $999*pp
  • $4000 Bonus Value
  • Sail | 11 May 2023

Set Sail on 11 May 2023

European Rivers & Italian Lakes

17 Day Fly, Stay & Luxury River Cruise Discovery with $4000 Bonus Value including City Stays, Scenic Rail Journey & More

  • Low Deposit $999*pp
  • $4000 Bonus Value
  • Sail | 11 May 2023

Package Inclusions

Flights to Paris Returning From Milan

Bonus 3 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City of Paris
Bonus Scenic Rail Journey from Paris to Amsterdam

11 Day Relaxed Luxury River Cruise from Amsterdam to Basel
onboard Avalon Waterways in a Spacious Deluxe Stateroom

Gourmet Onboard Dining with Seasonal & Locally Sourced A la Carte Menus
Regional Wine & Beer with Lunch & Dinner
Specialty Onboard Entertainment
Complimentary Wifi Onboard
Daily On Shore Excursions with Expert Guides
Onboard Port Taxes & Charges
Bonus Onboard Gratuities (valued at $710)

Bonus Transfer from Basel Port to Milan Hotel
Bonus 3 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City of Milan
Bonus Full Day Sightseeing Tour to Lake Como

Your Itinerary

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Itinerary Map
Paris, France

Welcome to Paris, the city of light and the global centre of art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. Famed for its 19th-century architecture, Paris is home to some of the most formidable and renowned structures in the world, including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe and the Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Travel by rail from Paris to Amsterdam today. Amsterdam is the 17th century capital of Holland, famed for its picturesque canals, vibrant culture, and architectural delights. Meander through charming neighbourhoods, take a bike ride or explore historic gems like the Anne Frank House and the Hague. Embark your river cruise and spend overnight onboard.

Cologne, Germany

Welcome to Cologne, one of Germany’s oldest and most beautiful cities. A splendid mix of both old and new, spend your visit exploring both the Old Town, with its beautiful squares, local markets and historical monuments, and the modern city, which was rebuilt after World War 2. Plus, don’t miss the magnificent Gothic Cathedral, a World-Heritage listed sight!

Cochem, Germany

Welcome to Cochem! This enchanting town is one of the most delightful stops along the Moselle River. Marvel at the steep vineyard-covered hillsides and explore the stunning Reichsburg Castle.

Remich, Germany

Welcome to Remich! This quaint picturesque town on the banks of the Moselle is just a short while away from Luxembourg City, where you can visit the American cemetery and WWII memorial. Alternatively, Germany’s oldest city, Trier, is also nearby, where you can experience a cheerful blend of old and new.

Bernkastel, Germany

Welcome to Bernkastel, a spellbinding town well known for its winegrowing. After exploring the castle ruins of Landshut situated high above the town, be sure to sample some of the region’s best local produce.

Koblenz, Germany

Welcome to Koblenz, a 2000-year-old town located on the Rhine and Moselle rivers. During your visit, be sure to discover the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, which was one of the main defences against the French in the 19th century.

Ludwigshafen, Germany

Welcome to Ludwigshafen! Take a stroll through the beloved Parkinsel, known for the old-growth ash, oak, field maple and hawthorn trees that line its walkways. Next, head to the city centre to visit the city’s premier modern and contemporary art museum, unique for its abstract external artwork.

Strasbourg, France

Welcome to Strasbourg, the “Crossroads of Europe”. Located on the border of France and Germany, this historic town uniquely blends the traditional culinary and architectural styles of the two nations. Explore Strasbourg’s vibrant cobbled lanes and half-timbered homes, and don’t forget to delight in a pastry (or two!).

Breisach, Germany

Welcome to Breisach, the perfect base to the mysterious Black Forest. This storybook town is the ideal gateway to uncover the wine and food-loving culture of this German region.

Basel, Germany - Milan Italy

Welcome to Basel, a captivating city where the three countries of Switzerland, France and Germany intersect. Underpinned by a flourishing arts scene, Basel is home to a lively Market Square dotted with gilded houses alongside Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque delights.

Milan, Italy

Welcome to Milan, the world’s fashion capital. When exploring this stylist city, don’t miss the Duomo di Milano, the Teatro alla Scala Opera House and Sforzesco Castle. No trip to Milan is complete without a little retail therapy and indulging in some delectable Italian cuisine.

Lake Como, Italy

Welcome to Lake Como! Located at the foot of the alps, the perimeter of this lake is studded with picturesque villages and towns. Explore the cobblestoned streets and romantic villas of Bellagio, Varenna, Tremezzina and Como and indulge in a glass of wine (or two!).

Milan, Italy

Farewell Milan as you fly home today or ask us about our flexible flights and extend your stay.

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Important Info

Upgrade to a Panorama Suite with Open Air Balcony from only $2,399 per person
Upgrade to an Upper Deck Panorama Suite with Open Air Balcony from only $2,599 per person
Upgrade to a Luxurious Royal Suite with Open Air Balcony from only $4,599 per person

Set sail on 11 May 2023

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River Cruise Sets Sail 11 May 2023

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights are based on economy class unless otherwise stated, may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur.
*Flexible Booking Conditions: At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to
1. Change your departure dates OR
2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of credit; which can be used for a future booking with My Cruises.
Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available.
Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at the time of booking.
Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day-by-day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note – onboard benefits valued have been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to the availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US-based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival, and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size, or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations, and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.
Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.
China, Russia, India, Canada, and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.
For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.
** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at the time of booking.

Product Code: MRC-9927

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