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Spend seven nights cruising the Rhine River and stay in boutique hotels in Basel and Amsterdam, with Connections-exclusive excursions to the artists' colony of Mathildenhöhe; Weil am Rhein, where you take a private architectural tour; and the Kröller-Müller Museum.

A&K Advantages

  • Cruise the Rhine River, experiencing 11 days of Connections-exclusive sightseeing in your private small-group vehicle, escorted by your own Resident Tour Director
  • Stay in centrally located boutique hotels in both Amsterdam and Basel, and enjoy premium cabins aboard ship with open-air French or walk-out balconies
  • Get an authentic taste of Europe during six intimate meals ashore, including a traditional German dinner in Koblenz
  • Join your small group of Connections guests for an excursion to Darmstadt, with a guided visit to Mathildenhöhe and the chance to view the Lorsch Abbey Gate
  • Tour Cologne, visiting the Museum Ludwig with its collection of classical, modern, expressionist and American pop art works
  • Discover the Kröller-Müller Museum and sculpture garden near Amsterdam, followed by a private architectural tour of Holland's capital city

Itinerary at a Glance

Art & Architecture Along the Rhine


Day 2: WEIL AM RHEIN, GERMANY / Amazing Architecture

Day 3: STRASBOURG, FRANCE / Alsatian Wine Tasting

Day 4: SPEYER & MANNHEIM, GERMANY / Artist Colony

Day 5: RÜDESHEIM, ASSMANNSHAUSEN & KOBLENZ / Assmannshausen Excursion & Rhine Gorge Cruise

Day 6: COCHEM / Picturesque Medieval Streets

Day 7: COLOGNE / City Excursion

Day 8: VOLENDAM, HOLLAND / Tulip Farm

Day 9: AMSTERDAM / Canal District Architecture Walk

Day 10: AMSTERDAM / Rembrandt & Restorations


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