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Home Cruises Rhine Highlights – Amsterdam to Basel Scenic Pearl 2022-06-15

Rhine Highlights – Amsterdam to Basel - AMBS150622.1 Scenic Pearl departing 15 Jun 2022

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Sweep across the heart of Europe on the illustrious Rhine River, one of the great passageways of the continent. From its source in the Swiss Alps to its mouth at the North Sea, the Rhine flows through six countries, introducing you to a collection of unforgettable sights and experiences — from the majestic Rhine Gorge to the medieval splendour of Heidelberg and Rüdesheim. Your time on this ageless waterway begins in the Netherlands, where you’ll enjoy the countless highlights of Amsterdam and the unique customs of Volendam and Edam. Cologne beckons with its exquisite Gothic cathedral, whilst the historic allure of Cochem is yours to discover during a stop in Koblenz. After travelling through the Black Forest, you’ll arrive at Basel, before returning to the UK.

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15 Jun 2022
Duration
7 Nights
From / To
Amsterdam / Basel
Ports of call
Amsterdam - Amsterdam - Cologne - Koblenz - Heidelberg
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Date 15/06/2022
Location Amsterdam
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Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ capital, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Its Museum District houses the Van Gogh Museum, works by Rembrandt and Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum, and modern art at the Stedelijk. Cycling is key to the city’s character, and there are numerous bike paths.

Date 16/06/2022
Location Amsterdam
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Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ capital, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Its Museum District houses the Van Gogh Museum, works by Rembrandt and Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum, and modern art at the Stedelijk. Cycling is key to the city’s character, and there are numerous bike paths.

Date 17/06/2022
Location Cologne
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Eau de Cologne, or simply cologne, is a perfume originating from Cologne, Germany. Originally mixed by Johann Maria Farina in 1709, it has since come to be a generic term for scented formulations in

Date 18/06/2022
Location Koblenz
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Koblenz, spelled Coblenz before 1926, is a German city on the banks of the Rhine and of the Moselle, a multi-nation tributary. Koblenz was established as a Roman military post by Drusus around 8 B.C. Its name originates from the Latin cōnfluentēs, meaning ” confluence”.

Date 19/06/2022
Location Heidelberg
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Heidelberg is a town on the Neckar River in southwestern Germany. It’s known for venerable Heidelberg University, founded in the 14th century. Gothic Heiliggeistkirche church towers over the cafe-lined Marktplatz, a town square in the Altstadt (Old Town). The red-sandstone ruins of Heidelberg Castle, a noted example of Renaissance architecture, stand on Königstuhl hill.

Date 19/06/2022
Location Rastatt
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Rastatt is a town with a baroque core, District of Rastatt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is located in the Upper Rhine Plain on the Murg river, 6 km above its junction with the Rhine and has a population of around 50,000.

Date 20/06/2022
Location Baden-Baden
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Baden, sometimes unofficially, to distinguish it from other Badens, called Baden bei Zürich or Baden im Aargau, is a municipality in Switzerland. It is the seat of the district of Baden in the canton of Aargau.

Date 21/06/2022
Location Strasbourg
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Strasbourg is the capital city of the Grand Est region, formerly Alsace, in northeastern France. It’s also the formal seat of the European Parliament and sits near the German border, with culture and architecture blending German and French influences. Its Gothic Cathédrale Notre-Dame features daily shows from its astronomical clock and sweeping views of the Rhine River from partway up its 142m spire.

Date 21/06/2022
Location Kehl
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Kehl is a town in southwestern Germany in the Ortenaukreis, Baden-Württemberg. It is located on the river Rhine, directly opposite the French city of Strasbourg.

Date 22/06/2022
Location Basel
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Basel is a city on the Rhine River in northwest Switzerland, close to the country’s borders with France and Germany. Its medieval old town centers around Marktplatz, dominated by the 16th-century, red-sandstone Town Hall. Its 12th-century Gothic cathedral has city views, and contains the tomb of the 16th-century Dutch scholar, Erasmus. The city’s university houses some of Erasmus’ works.

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