Tulip Time on the Romantic Rhine and Mosel River Cruise 2019

the Netherlands including Keukenhof Gardens • Germany • France • Switzerland

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

  • 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
  • Cruise the Rhine and Mosel Rivers aboard our exclusively chartered vessel, the MS Emerald Sun
  • Once onboard, unpack only once in your river view stateroom with a window for panoramic viewing
  • Narrated canal cruise in Amsterdam
  • Visit to the magnificent Keukenhof Gardens
  • Explore Reichsburg Castle on an included excursion
  • Shore excursions escorted by local English-speaking guides in Cologne, Cochem, Koblenz, Strasbourg and Lucerne
  • Narrated cruising through the UNESCO World Heritage Region of the Rhine River Valley
  • All meals included onboard with a variety of international cuisines
  • Four course lunches and dinners onboard, served with complimentary regional wines, beer and soft drinks
  • Afternoon tea time and late evening snacks served daily in the lounge
  • Complimentary WiFi onboard
  • Enhanced touring experience with included audio headsets
  • Walk-out balcony in the Horizon Deck suites
  • ‘Inside balcony’ with drop down window in the Horizon and Vista deck staterooms
  • Included two-night stay and touring in Lucerne, Switzerland
  • $55 in Mayflower Money

Local Insights

  • Narrated canal cruise in Amsterdam
  • Visit to Keukenhof Gardens at the height of tulip season
  • German entertainment onboard in Koblenz
  • Insightful presentation on the history of the Rhine River
  • Culinary demonstration by the ship's chef
Tour Activity Level
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.