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The Rhine and Moselle - Southbound

2014 Prices From $5,190 for 13 Days - Tauck Cruising

So many delights lie along the Rhine and Moselle rivers – let us share them with you on a 12-night cruise between Amsterdam and Basel aboard the new ms Inspire. From the Netherlands to Switzerland, through Germany, France and Luxembourg, see the marriage of French and German culture in Strasbourg; mingle with jet setters in Baden-Baden; enjoy lunch at a grand hotel overlooking Bonn and the Rhine; check out the ancient university town of Heidelberg, 2,000-year-old Boppard, and medieval masterpieces like Bernkastel, Trier and Cochem. Pay tribute to those who fell in the Battle of the Bulge at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial; get a true taste of Europe with regional specialties, local wines and folk traditions; and enjoy an exclusive medieval dinner and tour at Reichenstein Castle on the Rhine. It's all waiting for you aboard Tauck's most enchanting of Moselle and Rhine river cruises.

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  1. Southbound


    Day 1

    Welcome to The Netherlands

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    Day 2

    A canal cruise in Amsterdam and the Rijksmuseum

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    Day 3

    De Hoge Veluwe National Park and the Kröller-Müller Museum in Arnhem

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    Day 4

    The many facets of Bonn & lunch at a grand hotel overlooking the Rhine

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    Day 5

    The Moselle Valley, Cochem, Reichsburg Castle and a wine tasting

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    Day 6

    A day in Luxembourg and Bernkastel

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    Day 7

    A walking tour of Trier and its treasure trove of Roman ruins

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    Day 8

    Boppard, the legend of the Lorelei & a medieval dinner at Reichenstein Castle dinner

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    Day 9

    A day in the picturesque university town of Heidelberg

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    Day 10

    The Black Forest spa town of Baden-Baden

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    Day 11

    A taste of France, past & present, in old Strasbourg

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    Day 12

    A day in Basel or a trip Lucerne – and a farewell dinner

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    Day 13

    Journey home

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