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Arrive Amsterdam & embark riverboat

Tauck's Amsterdam to Basel cruise begins: 5:30 PM, Amsterdam. A transfer is included from Schiphol International Airport or Amsterdam Centraal Station to your riverboat; check-in time aboard ship is 4:00 PM for all guests. After...


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Amsterdam's canals, the Rijksmuseum & more

In a city indelibly linked to water, it’s fitting that your day begins with a cruise on its 17th-century grachten (canals) which fan out in crescent-shaped rings from the northern waterfront. On the drive to board your canal boat, you’ll...


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A day in Köln & dinner in the country

Overnight your riverboat crosses into Germany; after a full morning of cruising and lunch onboard, you'll arrive in Köln (Cologne), a city made a capital of a Roman province in 50 AD. Sightseeing begins with a guided tour of the immense twin-towered...


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Koblenz or cycling along the Rhine

Your riverboat arrives this morning in Koblenz. The city’s roots go back to the Middle Ages, when its location made it a powerful one as the controller of trade along these major waterways. You may choose a morning of guided exploration of Koblenz,...


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Speyer or Heidelberg & its schloss

Following a morning spent cruising, arrive in Speyer early in the afternoon. For centuries the Rhine River was a major transport hub and a source of wealth for many – and Speyer was a town that thrived on trade in the 10th and 11th centuries...


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Sights of Strasbourg & Baden-Baden

You’ll wake docked on the Rhine this morning, surrounded by the hills of southern Alsace, many checkered with vineyards. The day begins in the Alsatian cultural capital of Strasbourg, France. It is home to the charming canals and half-timbered...


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Mt. Pilatus or wine tasting in Alsace

Welcome to Switzerland! Mountain scenery, shimmering Lake Lucerne, and forests and meadows straight out of a picture book are in store for you today if you choose to join our excursion to Lucerne. In this “city of lights,” landmarks include...


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Journey home

Tauck's Rhine cruise ends: Basel. Disembark your riverboat this morning by 9:00 AM. A transfer is included from the riverboat to Basel’s Euroairport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg or Basel SBB Bahnhof, or to Zürich Airport or Zürich...


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