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Christmas Markets Along the Rhine - Southbound

2015 Prices From $2,550 for 8 Days - Tauck Cruising

Tauck's Christmas market tour and river cruise along the Rhine, from Köln to Basel aboard ms Swiss Jewel or ms Inspire is the perfect way to capture all the magic of Christmas Markets in Germany and France. Along with all the inclusions that are part of every Tauck river cruise, Tauck's Christmas market tours wow you with special holiday touches like an onboard tree-trimming party... glühwein and other seasonal treats aboard the riverboat... a traditional European Christmas dinner with all the fixings... special evenings of onboard holiday-themed entertainment... visits to markets in cities like Aachen and Colmar that other holiday cruises don't visit... walking in the footsteps of celebrities at the Kurhaus casino in Baden-Baden... a lecture on Alsatian storytelling traditions in Strasbourg... a cookie-making demonstration and a visit to the fanciful Siegfrieds Mechanisches Musikkabinett in Rüdesheim... a traditional German lunch in Heidelberg and much more!

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  1. Southbound


    Day 1

    It's Christmastime in Köln

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    Day 2

    Historic Köln and tasty Aachener Printen

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    Day 3

    Romantic Rüdesheim and Mechanical Music

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    Day 4

    Holiday happenings in Heidelberg

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    Day 5

    Christmas comes to Baden-Baden and the Black Forest

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    Day 6

    Storytelling traditions and more in Strasbourg

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    Day 7

    Yuletide in the Alsace – Riquewihr and Colmar

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    Day 8

    Tauck's Christmas market tour ends in Basel

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