10 Day Rhine River Cruise with Amsterdam from $2,399

10 Day Rhine River Cruise with Amsterdam


  • 9 nights accommodation
    • 2 nights Amsterdam
    • 7 nights outside cabin aboard the 1st Class Monarch Countess or 1st class Monarch Duchess
  • River port charges of $190 per person
  • Cruise porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 22 meals: 9 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Cruise director & activities host throughout cruise
  • Local host in Amsterdam
  • Services of local guides in all major cities
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring during excursions

Discover the Rhine River and Amsterdam during this 10 day river cruise. Take a panoramic tour of Amsterdam before enjoying a day of leisure. Sail on the legendary Rhine to Cologne, capital of the Rhineland, discover 2000-year-old Koblenz, with its superb Romanesque architecture. View the mighty Lorelei Rock named for the siren “Lorelei” rising vertically from the waters, stroll the lanes filled with quaint wine taverns in the lively village of Rüdesheim, visit the Alsace capital of Strasbourg, designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, walk the cobbled streets of tiny Breisach, a city that dates back over 4,000 years and more!




River Cruise Features & Amenities

  • Gala Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner
  • Wine and beer with dinners
  • Locally inspired recipes
  • Early riser breakfast in addition to buffet breakfast
  • Late night snack
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access in public areas
  • Self-serve coffee and tea station
  • Lounge serving premium spirits
  • Daily entertainment including an on-board musician
  • Fitness center
  • Non-smoking ship interior
  • Shore excursions conducted exclusively in English



We have hundreds of other departures available at discounted prices.

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Note: your itinerary will change depending upon the day of the week you depart.


DAY 1, Thursday – Depart for the Netherlands

Depart for the Netherlands


DAY 2, Friday – Arrive in Amsterdam

Welcome to Amsterdam, Holland’s sophisticated and modern capital; transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to discover the many cultural sites this delightful city has to offer. Tonight, a Welcome Drink and orientation meeting with your local host at the hotel at approximately 6pm, followed by a briefing about the journey. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 4pm on Day 2 or earlier, if possible

Overnight: Amsterdam


DAY 3, Saturday – Amsterdam City Tour

Today’s panoramic tour of 700-year-old Amsterdam introduces you to both the old and the new sections of this city. View the Royal Palace on Amsterdam’s Dam Square, the Queen’s official home-away-from-home. On to the Dutch National Monument dedicated by Queen Juliana as a memorial to the victims of WWII and to the unusual Skinny Bridge, once so narrow that pedestrians could not pass each other. Then, board a glass-top boat and cruise the winding canals for an up-close view of the stately historic homes, 16th-century warehouses and charming churches with striking bell towers. The rest of the day is on your own. Perhaps, visit the world-renowned Van Gogh Museum and explore the largest collection of van Gogh works in the world

Overnight: Amsterdam

Meals: Breakfast


DAY 4, Sunday – Cruise Embarkation in Amsterdam

Time for personal exploration or shopping in Amsterdam this morning before the afternoon transfer to the port for embarkation. Embarkation will begin at 2:00 pm. After arrival formalities, rest and relax on board. This evening, meet your Cruise Director and enjoy a gala welcome dinner as it sets the mood for your delightful river cruise

Overnight: River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


DAY 5, Monday – Leisure Morning in Amsterdam, Afternoon Cruising

Morning at leisure on board or pick up some last minute Dutch souvenirs. This afternoon get acquainted with your fellow passengers as you cruise south for Germany

Overnight: River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


DAY 6, Tuesday – Cologne City Tour

Sail on the legendary Rhine to Cologne, one of Germany’s largest cities and capital of the Rhineland, arriving after lunch. The walking tour of the city is highlighted by the soaring, twin-steeple Gothic cathedral that is the geographical and spiritual heart of the city. Known for its vibrant art scene, Cologne abounds with cafes, galleries, shops and taverns. After dinner on board, time to explore Cologne’s vibrant nightlife before setting sail

Overnight: River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


DAY 7, Wednesday – Morning in Koblenz & Afternoon Cruising

The ship docks this morning in Koblenz, located at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers. Join an orientation walk this morning and free time to explore the Romanesque architecture and imposing defensive towers of this 2000-year old city. Or, join the optional tour to the dramatic Marksburg Castle, the only hill castle on the Rhine that’s never been destroyed and has been continuously occupied for over 700 years. At noon, set sail and enjoy a relaxing afternoon on board, taking in the spectacular vistas as the ship sails past castles perched on lofty cliffs, terraced vineyards and tiny villages. Pass the mighty Lorelei Rock on the eastern bank of the Rhine rising vertically from the waters, named for the siren “Lorelei” who bewitched sailors passing by. This evening, arrive in Rüdesheim, a lively village in the heart of the Rhine. After dinner, perhaps stroll along the lanes filled with quaint wine taverns

Optional: Marksburg Castle (AM)

Overnight: River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


DAY 8, Thursday – Morning in Mannheim & Afternoon in Speyer

Today, discover Mannheim, meeting point of the Rhine and Neckar Rivers, once the gathering place for classical composers. View the imposing red sandstone Schloss, Germany’s largest baroque palace and the Luisenpark, one of the loveliest parks in Europe. Alternatively, join the optional tour to Heidelberg, home to the oldest university in Germany and inspiration for some of the world’s greatest writers and artists; tour the city and view the ruins of 12th century Heidelberg Castle before returning to the ship as it sails to Speyer. Here, stroll the lanes of this picturesque city founded by the Romans, with its prized red sandstone cathedral named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tonight, the ship sails for Strasbourg

Optional: Heidelberg City Tour (AM)

Overnight: River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


DAY 9, Friday – Strasbourg City Tour

A lovely day awaits you in the Alsace capital of Strasbourg, situated on the border of France and Germany, blending the cultures of both countries. Discover Strasbourg on the tour highlighting the city’s center, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Of special note is the stunning Gothic Cathedral, an exquisite example of late Gothic architecture, that houses one of the finest astronomical clocks in existence. See the magical La Petite France district, home to quaint shops and charming bistros, Place Kleber, a large historic square in the center of the city and Place Gutenberg, dedicated to the inventor of the printing press. This evening, return to the ship as you sail toward Breisach in the Rhine Valley

Overnight: River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


DAY 10, Saturday – Breisach Walking Tour

Arrive this morning in the small city of Breisach that dates back over 4,000 years. On your walking tour along the cobbled streets lined with pastel-painted houses, it’s hard to believe this town was mostly destroyed in WWII and then totally restored to its original beauty. View the towering Romanesque and Gothic St. Stephansmunster Cathedral, a highlight of the city. Spend free time in town, or, join the optional tour to Colmar in France, known as Alsace’s most beautiful town with its dramatic steep pitched roofs, pastel stucco and distinctive French shutters accented by window boxes filled with colorful geraniums. At the end of your tour, stop by a local wine maker to sample a few of the region’s varietals. Tonight, at the Farewell Dinner, share wonderful memories of your Rhine journey with your new-found friends

Optional: Colmar City Tour (PM)

Overnight: River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


DAY 11, Sunday – Depart Switzerland

Transfer to the airport in Basel and return home

Meals: Breakfast



Pricing & Departures

2020 departures

Dates Embark Ship Land Only
May 14 Amsterdam Monarch Countess $3499
Jun 11 Amsterdam Monarch Countess $3399
Jul 23 Amsterdam Monarch Countess $2849
Sep 17 Amsterdam Monarch Countess $3099
Oct 01 Amsterdam Monarch Countess $2899
Oct 15 Amsterdam Monarch Countess $2899
Nov 12 Amsterdam Monarch Countess $2399


2021 departures

Dates Embark Ship
Apr 24 Amsterdam Monarch Princess $2899
Jun 05 Amsterdam Monarch Princess $3099
Jun 19 Amsterdam Monarch Princess $2699
Jul 03 Amsterdam Monarch Princess $2549
Jul 17 Amsterdam Monarch Princess $2549
Jul 31 Amsterdam Monarch Princess $2549
Aug 14 Amsterdam Monarch Princess $2649
Sep 25 Amsterdam Monarch Princess $3099
Oct 09 Amsterdam Monarch Princess $2699
Oct 23 Amsterdam Monarch Princess $2399



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