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Castles on the Rhine: Family Riverboat Adventure

2015 Prices From : $3,990 for 8 Days - Tauck Bridges

"Top River Cruise Line" for families – two-time winner – voted by the readers of Travel + Leisure! Create cherished family memories on our new-for-2015 unforgettable 7-night Tauck Bridges cruise along the Rhine River between Basel and Amsterdam aboard the new ms Inspire, visiting Switzerland, France, Germany and The Netherlands. You can be the first to see this new family river cruise itinerary by signing up for our Sneak Peek! Family travel experiences include a bicycle ride through forests and vineyards along the Rhine riverside; a taste of fondue, Swiss folklore and more in lakeside Lucerne; a ride aboard the world’s steepest cogwheel train to the top of Mt. Pilatus in the Swiss Alps; exploring the fascinating ruins of hilltop Heidelberg Castle in the medieval university town of Heidelberg; learning about the Lorelei and other Rhine River legends while keeping an eye out for fairy-tale castles; discovering the art treasures and historic canals of Amsterdam; an exclusive gala dinner for Tauck guests only at thousand-year-old Reichenstein Castle, high above the Rhine; becoming “French for a Day” aboard the riverboat with French language lessons, songs, a cooking demonstration and a chocolate tasting; a close-up look at the importance of the Carnival season to Köln (Cologne), Germany, and much more!


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  1. Itinerary
  2. Pricing & Availability
  3. Accommodations
  4. Before You Go
  5. Deck Plans
  6. Packing Tips

  1. Day 1

    Welcome to Basel and embark your riverboat

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    Day 2

    Alpine fun by cogwheel train to Mt. Pilatus and in Lucerne

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    Day 3

    French for a day, in Strasbourg, the "Crossroads of Europe"

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    Day 4

    Castles on the Rhine, from Heidelberg or Speyer to Reichenstein

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    Day 5

    Lorelei legends, castle-spotting, old Koblenz and cycling along the river

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    Day 6

    Carnival traditions in Köln

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    Day 7

    Canals, van Gogh and more in amazing Amsterdam

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    Day 8

    Journey home

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