You’ll start your European holiday tour with a visit to gorgeous Lucerne, Switzerland. With services provided by Monograms®, you’ll have a Local Host® to arrange your sightseeing, free-time recommendations, and any other assistance you need during your 2-night stay in Lucerne. Enjoy a guided walking tour including the Lion Monument, Old Town, Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower, Jesuit Church, and a special highlight excursion to Mount Pilatus.
Your dramatic river cruise on the Rhine will commence in Basel, for an amazing vacation which begins in Switzerland and stops in France, Germany, and Holland, where you will experience important and meaningful Jewish Heritage historic and cultural sites. You’ll sail to Breisach, your starting point for an excursion to Black Forest. Then venture on to Strasbourg, France, to see its gothic cathedral with stunning murals and stained-glass and the old streets of the Jewish quarter.
Sail to Ludwigshafen for an excursion to Heidelberg Castle, or join your Avalon Adventure Host® for a hike up Philosophers’ Way. You can choose to visit the Gutenberg museum in Mainz, one of the ShUM cities, for amazing history of early pioneers of print. Sail to Rüdesheim and through the spectacular Rhine Gorge. You’ll visit Koblenz and Cologne, and arrive in Amsterdam for a guided canal cruise through the colorful city. Enjoy the opportunity to take a Jewish history tour in this fascinating city. While sailing, join onboard lectures to learn more about the European Jewish culture, history and traditions.
Your scenic river cruise on the Romantic Rhine River, and complete holiday package in Switzerland are the perfect combination to unlock a guided European holiday of a lifetime.