Canals, Vineyards, and Castles – Northbound (8 Days)

Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
Remich, Luxembourg to Amsterdam, Netherlands
Remich, Luxembourg

Welcome to Luxembourg! Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Luxembourg City must arrive by 3 pm. Guests must be onboard ship by 5 pm. The day is yours to explore Remich—the Pearl of the Moselle—with panoramic views of surrounding forests and vineyards. Enjoy dinner onboard and an evening cruise to Grevenmacher. (Dinner)

Grevenmacher, Germany
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Grevenmacher, Germany

Ancient Worlds, Old World Charm, and World-Class Wine. Later this afternoon, you might take a history-focused Guided Optional Excursion to Roman Trier to learn more about the history of Roman civilization in the oldest city in Germany. After your tour, enjoy some free time in Trier before joining your ship for sailing to Bernkastel. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Bernkastel-kues, Germany

Gracious German Vineyards of the Moselle Valley. Spend some free time at your leisure this afternoon—hike to view the vast vineyard landscapes, bike through the Renaissance-style village, or relax with a glass of German wine. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Cochem, Germany

Reichsburg Castle, Riesling Wine, and the Charm of the Moselle Valley. Relax on the Sky Deck of your ship while sailing through the Moselle Valley, famous for the beautiful growing villages and their vineyards. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Rüdesheim am Rhein, Germany
Rhine Gorge, Germany

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country. Later, relax on the Sky Deck while sailing through the magnificent Rhine Gorge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Cologne, Germany

Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland's Capital City. Start your day with a Morning Stretch with your Avalon adventure host. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Colorful Amsterdam—with Canals, Crooked Houses, and Cuisine of a Golden Age. Join a Guided Optional Culinary Walk through Amsterdam to sample savory and sweet Dutch specialties. Or you may enjoy an Optional Bike Tour to discover the Dutch countryside. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

Canals, Vineyards, and Castles – Northbound map

What's Included


  •  Services of a professional Cruise Director | Onboard lectures | Complimentary Wi-Fi access | Activities & Nightly piano music | Sightseeing with Local Guides | Headsets for all guided shore excursions | Superb dining with all meals on board daily featuring full breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including a welcome reception, Captain's reception, and farewell dinner | Quality wines from Europe's most famous wine regions with every dinner | One sitting with open seating arrangements

Not Included

  •  Airfare | Gratuities | Any items of a personal nature | Anything not specifically noted as included

About Us

When designing its new ships, Avalon Waterways started with the traveler instead of the ship. This is a river cruise company that invites innovation, imagination and a relentless desire to create a smart use of space be its guide. The result? More space. Bigger views. More comfort … All thanks to one-of-a-kind Panorama SuitesSM on the industry’s only Suite Ships®. The Suite Ships of Avalon are revolutionizing the river cruise industry. For instance, on these signature vessels, Avalon brings an unprecedented level of thoughtfulness and attention to detail to every aspect of the Panorama Suites, providing travelers an oasis to escape to, not escape from. Even better? Avalon doesn’t offer travelers just a few Panorama Suites on each ship. Instead, 80 percent of the guest rooms on Suite Ships are Panorama Suite (they’re 30 percent larger than the average river cruise room). In designing its ships, Avalon has refused to see space as a barrier. That fact couldn’t be truer when looking at the company’s inspired indoor/outdoor space. For instance, Avalon’s Open-Air Balconies®, a completely new concept, make full use of the intended balcony experience – in any weather condition, in any season – without compromising room space. How? Giant wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows with a 7-foot opening. Avalon has considered every detail of the cruise experience. But perhaps it’s what the company hasn’t done that makes it so unique. It hasn’t filled ships to capacity with people. In fact, because the river cruise line made its rooms so spacious, there’s more room for less people. Simply put, Avalon Waterways is built differently

Insider Tip

Step aboard Europe's youngest fleet and you'll find yourself surrounded by the most expansive views, innovative technologies and inspired designs.

Terms & Conditions

Cruise-only fares are per person, based on double occupancy in US dollars, unless otherwise noted. Pricing and itinerary are subject to change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Cruise-only fares are per person, based on double occupancy in US dollars, unless otherwise noted. Pricing and itinerary are subject to change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

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