Christmas Market in Evening

AmaWaterways Europe | Christmas Markets on the Rhine
Amsterdam to Basel 7-Nights

Experience the deep-rooted holiday traditions of Europe at its most festive time of year. From the iconic canals of Amsterdam to Switzerland’s glittery cities, Lucerne and Zurich, get caught up in the magic of the holidays with visits to some of the world’s most timeless Christmas Markets. Warm up with a mug of steamy glühwein while at the Cologne Christmas Market located in front of its UNESCO-designated Gothic cathedral.

Cruise Information: Christmas Markets on the Rhine

Christmas in Strasbourg

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Cruise Itinerary: Christmas Markets on the Rhine

Cruise Day Cruise Port Description
Day 1: Amsterdam – Embarkation Board the ship in Amsterdam for your Christmas Markets on the Rhine cruise
Day 2: Amsterdam Canal cruise, Scenic cruising out of Amsterdam
Day 3: Cologne “Holy City” tour with cathedral and Christmas Market, OR Cologne bike tour, OR Kölsch beer tasting
Day 4: Rhine Gorge, Rüdesheim Castles along the Rhine scenic cruising, Wine tasting OR Schloss Johannisberg bike tour, OR Vineyard hike, Christmas Market, Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum, OR Rüdesheimer coffee
Day 5: Ludwigshafen “Romantic Heidelberg” excursion and Christmas Market OR “Secrets of Speyer” tour and Christmas Market
Day 6: Strasbourg, Gengenbach “The Gem of the Alsace” tour and Christmas Market OR Strasbourg bike tour, Gengenbach Christmas Market and Advent calendar
Day 7: Breisach Riquewihr walking tour and Christmas Market OR Freiburg excursion with Christmas Market, OR Breisach wine country bike tour
Day 8: Basel Disembark the ship and bid farewell to Basel as you prepare for your return flight home
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