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Rivers of Europe & The Best of the Mediterranean

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

  • Low Deposit From $1299*pp
  • Set Sail | 4 April 2023

Set Sail on 4 April 2023

Rivers of Europe & The Best of the Mediterranean

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

  • Low Deposit From $1299*pp
  • Set Sail | 4 April 2023

Package Inclusions

Flights to Zurich, Returning From Athens

Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City of Zurich
Bonus Scenic Rail Journey from Zurich to Basel

8 Day Relaxed Luxury River Cruise from Basel to Amsterdam
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 $354)

Bonus Scenic Rail Journey from Amsterdam to Paris
Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City of Paris

Bonus Scenic Rail Journey from Paris to Barcelona
Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Discover the City of Barcelona

14 Night Mediterranean & Greek Islands Cruise from Barcelona to Athens
Onboard Enchanted Princess in an Interior Stateroom

Onboard Dining Across a Range of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Bonus Onboard Beverage Package including Cocktails, Spirits, Beer, Wine & More
Bonus Onboard Wifi Package
Onboard Port Taxes & Charges

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Your Itinerary

Itinerary Map
Itinerary Map
 
Zurich, Switzerland

 

Welcome to Zurich, the savvy financial centre of Switzerland! Enjoy this beautiful lakefront city by taking a boat tour or strolling along the Lake Zurich Promenade. Afterwards, duck into a local café to sample some rich fondue and delectable Swiss chocolate. Enjoy exploring during your two night stay. 

 
Basel, Switzerland

This morning you will take a scenic rail journey from Zurich 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. This afternoon you will board your Avalon Suite Ship for your 8 Day Luxury River Cruise from Basel to Amsterdam.

 
Breisach, Germany

Arrival in Breisach is the perfect base for your day excursion to the mysterious Black Forest. This storybook town is the ideal gateway to uncover the wine and food-loving culture of this German region.

 
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!).

 
Mainz, Germany - Day Excursion to Heidelberg

Famed for its old town, half-timbered houses, and medieval market squares Mainz is your transit stop for your day excursion to Heidelberg, a historic German university town. Don’t miss the incredible ruins of the Renaissance palace, once home to the Imperial Princes.

 
Rudesheim, Germany

Welcome to Rudesheim, a quaint town known for its making of Riesling wines. Some of the must-see sights include Drosselgasse – a local laneway lined with shops, taverns and restaurants, Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Cabinet and Brömserburg Castle, home to the Rheingau Wine Museum.

 
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!

 
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Welcome to Amsterdam, 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. Enjoy an overnight stay onboard.

 
Paris, France

This morning you will take a scenic rail journey from Amsterdam to Paris for your 2-night hotel stay to explore the city of lights 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.

 
Barcelona, Spain

Today you will take a scenic rail journey from Paris to Barcelona for your 2 night hotel stay to explore the bustling beachside city filled with architectural gems. Hit the Gaudi trail, explore the Gothic Quarter and take a stroll along Las Ramblas. Visiting a tapas bar is an absolute must, especially when washed down with a glass of sangria.

 
Barcelona, Spain

Embark your  14 night Mediterranean & Greek Islands Cruise from Barcelona to Athens onboard Enchanted Princess.

 
At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by.

 
Gibraltar, British Overseas Territory

Welcome to Gibraltar, the key to the Mediterranean. Otherwise known as ‘The Rock’, this British Overseas Territory is a melting pot of Spanish, North African and English culture. Ride the cable car to the top of the rock, discover the Great Siege Tunnels and make friends with the Barbary macaques, the only wild monkeys in Europe.

 
At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

 
Marseille, France

Welcome to Marseille, the oldest city in France! This seaside city, with its busy harbour and bright urban vibe, offers plenty to see and do. Watch the fisherman at Le Vieux Port, admire the Notre Dame de la Garde, discover the museums at Vieille Charite and wander the La Corniche walkway.

 
Genoa, Italy

Welcome to Genoa, the gateway to the Italian Riviera. From here, you can make your way to Portofino, the picturesque coastal village beloved by the rich and famous. Back in Genoa, discover the historic city centre, admire the architecture of San Lorenzo Cathedral and wander along the glittering harbour.

 
Livorno, Italy

Livorno is an Italian port city on the west coast of Tuscany and 90km from the heart of Florence . It’s known for its seafood, Renaissance-era fortifications, and modern harbor with a cruise ship port. Its central Terrazza Mascagni, a waterside promenade with checkerboard paving, is the city’s main gathering place. The bastions of the 16th-century Fortezza Vecchia face the harbor and open onto Livorno’s canal-laced Venezia Nuova quarter.

 
Civitavecchia (Port of Rome), Italy

Welcome to Civitavecchia! This lively port town is just 50 minutes from Rome, so you’re within easy reach of all the iconic sights of the Eternal City. If you’d prefer to stay in Civitavecchia, be sure to check out Forte Michelangelo, the former Jewish Ghetto, and the Trajan Theatre.

 
Naples, Italy

Welcome to Naples, the city of the sun. History lovers can’t miss a visit to Pompeii, the home of Europe’s most compelling archaeological site. For those looking for a taste of the Amalfi Coast, the beautiful blue waters of Capri are just a short ferry away. Naples is also the birthplace of pizza, so make sure you savour a slice during your stay.

 
At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

 
Heraklion, Greece

Wander the atmospheric old alleys, marvel at the massive Venetian walls and explore The Palace of Knossós in this beautiful port city Heraklion – the capital of the Greek island of Crete.

 
Kusadasi, Turkey

Welcome to Kusadasi! This scenic seaside town is your gateway to Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient Greco-Roman ruins in the world. When you’ve finished soaking in the history, spend some time relaxing on the beach, sampling some Turkish cuisine or treating yourself to a spot of shopping.

 
Istanbul, Turkey

Welcome to Istanbul, the cultural capital of Turkey and meeting place of East and West. This vibrant city is filled with iconic sites, including Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Galata Tower. Shop for ceramics, lamps and rugs at the Grand Bazaar and be sure to sample some sweet Turkish delight.

 
Mykonos, Greece

Welcome to Mykonos, famed for its beautiful beaches and whitewashed houses. Explore Mykonos Town, hop from beach to beach, wander Little Venice and visit the Delos ruins. Finish your day soaking in the sunset with fresh Greek seafood and a glass of wine in hand.

 
Piraeus (Port of Athens), Greece

Welcome to Athens, a vibrant city steeped in history. Today you will disembark your cruise & farewell Athens as board your flight home or ask us about our flexible flights & extend your stay to discover for yourself the Acropolis and National Archaeological Museum and other historical sites.

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Important Info

Upgrade to a Balcony Stateroom on Enchanted Princess & a Panorama Suite with Open-Air Balcony on your River Cruise from only $2899 per person

River Cruise Sets Sail 04 April 2023
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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.

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