Wander through gardens of landscaped artistry at Keukenhof Gardens, The Netherlands
Wander through gardens of landscaped artistry at Keukenhof Gardens, The Netherlands
Wander through gardens of landscaped artistry at Keukenhof Gardens, The Netherlands
We'll take a narrated canal cruise while in Amsterdam
We'll take a narrated canal cruise while in Amsterdam
We'll take a narrated canal cruise while in Amsterdam
Meander through the quaint streets of Strasbourg, France
Meander through the quaint streets of Strasbourg, France
Meander through the quaint streets of Strasbourg, France
The majestic Reichsburg Castle stands guard over Cochem, Germany
The majestic Reichsburg Castle stands guard over Cochem, Germany
The majestic Reichsburg Castle stands guard over Cochem, Germany
Stroll across the Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland
Stroll across the Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland
Stroll across the Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland
2 for 1 Airfare on select departures

Tulip Time on the Romantic Rhine and Mosel River Cruise

the Netherlands including Keukenhof Gardens • Germany • France • Switzerland

Includes 2 nights in Lucerne
11 DAYS • 23 MEALS Experience the re-awakening of Spring along the Rhine and Mosel Rivers. From the majestic heights of Switzerland to the enchanting Keukenhof Gardens in The Netherlands at the peak of tulip season. See the countryside bloom as we sail these two historic rivers of Europe.

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  • 23 Meals (8 dinners, 6 lunches, and 9 breakfasts)
  • Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Tours
  • International Cruise Director and Mayflower Tours expert staff onboard, plus local English-speaking guides for shore excursions
  • There is no better way to experience the Rhine and Mosel Rivers than by cruising through the heart of central Europe aboard our exclusively chartered river ship the MS Emerald Star
  • Once onboard, unpack only once in your tastefully furnished river view stateroom with a window for panoramic viewing
  • Included narrated canal cruise in Amsterdam
  • Visit to Keukenhof Gardens at the height of tulip season
  • Included shore excursions escorted by local English-speaking guides in Cologne, Cochem, Strasbourg and Lucerne
  • Narrated cruising through the UNESCO World Heritage Region of the Rhine River Valley including the legendary Lorelei Rock
  • Explore beautiful Reichsburg Castle on an included excursion
  • All meals included onboard with a variety of international cuisines
  • All onboard lunches and dinners are four courses and served with complimentary regional wines, beer and soft drinks
  • Afternoon tea and late evening snack served daily in the lounge
  • Comfortably furnished lounge and bar area with sofas and floor to ceiling windows
  • Heated swimming pool, cinema and complimentary WiFi onboard
  • Evening events and Local Insights onboard
  • Enhanced touring experience with the use of audio headsets
  • Walk-out balcony featured in the suites on the Horizon Deck
  • "Inside balcony" with drop down window featured in the staterooms on the Horizon and Vista Decks
  • After cruising we travel to Lucerne, Switzerland for a two-night stay and touring
  • $55 in Mayflower Money
Local Insights
  • Canal cruise in Amsterdam
  • Visit to Keukenhof Gardens at the height of tulip season
  • German entertainment onboard in Boppard
  • Insightful presentation on the history of the Rhine River
  • Culinary demonstration by the ship's chef
Tour Activity Level
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LEVEL 3: A blend of longer and shorter days on this program with more walking tours mixed with some periods of standing. Expect more of the touring to be over uneven surfaces or involve stairs.