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Arrive Basel and embark your riverboat

Tauck's Basel – Amsterdam river cruise begins: 4:00 PM, Basel. A transfer is included from Euroairport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg or Basel SBB Bahnhof to your riverboat for the start of your cruise; check-in for all guests...


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Lucerne & Mt. Pilatus or wine tasting

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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Sightseeing in 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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Speyer or Heidelberg and its castle

For centuries the Rhine River was a major transport hub and a source of wealth for many; today you’ll have a choice of visiting Speyer, a town that thrived on trade in the 10th and 11th centuries when construction on its double-domed cathedral...


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Koblenz or cycling, then dinner at a castle

As our Basel – Amsterdam river cruises continue, a morning of sailing precedes arrival 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....


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A day well spent in historic Köln

Sightseeing in Köln (Cologne) begins with a guided tour of the immense twin-towered Kölner Dom (Cologne Cathedral), whose construction took a mere six centuries. Completed in 1880, UNESCO declared this Gothic “Dom” a World Heritage...


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Amsterdam's canals & the Rijksmuseum

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,...


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Journey home

Tauck's newest Basel – Amsterdam river cruises end in Amsterdam. Disembark your riverboat this morning by 9:00 AM. A transfer is included from the riverboat to Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport or Centraal Station. Fly home anytime....


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