Explore the world as a traveller, not a tourist. GoLive It Up on a trip packed with inclusions. VIP experiences and first-class, insider encounters.

Cosmos is for those that adore the explore without breaking the bank. Hassle-free and flexible, you dream it and we create it.

You're a lone ranger but don't want to be completely alone. We'll help plan your itinerary and set you up with our friends. Less hassles, more amazing, that's Monograms.

Get personal. This is experiential river cruising, your way. From Europe to the Galapagos and Asia, Avalon is relaxed luxury with choices as many, and individual as you.

Brochures
0800 000 883

ROMANTIC RHINE WITH OBERAMMERGAU

Tour WAZI  AMSTERDAM  MUNICH
One of Europe’s most legendary rivers awaits you on this exciting journey along the Rhine River, which takes you across Germany—and touches in Holland, France, and Switzerland! You’ll also be our guest in the Bavarian village of Oberammergau for the once-a-decade performance season of the world-renowned “Passion Play”.

This magnificent river cruise begins in the ever popular, modern city of Amsterdam, Holland. The best way to see the treasures of this 700-year-old city is on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten lined with homes dating back to the city’s “Golden Age.” Cologne, Germany—a 2,000 year-old city known for its gothic architecture—will be an exciting stop with its famous twin-spired cathedral and Old Town with many shops, cafés, and taverns. Pass through the dramatic Rhine Gorge—the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water. And nearby, in the charming wine town of Rüdesheim, visit the unique Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Continue your Rhine river cruise to Mainz for a guided walk and visit to the captivating Gutenberg Museum, or take an excursion to Heidelberg to visit the ruins of its red-walled castle. In Strasbourg, France, you’ll be amazed by the red-sandstone gothic cathedral with ancient murals and fascinating astronomical clock. Also, stroll through the lovely La Petite France district with its quaint shops, delightful bistros, and peaceful waterfront promenade. Before the end of your European river cruise vacation, stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivaled natural beauty—best known for Black Forest ham, cherry cake, and the cuckoo clock.

Continue your European holiday on shore for a guided tour of Austria and Germany and Italy, starting with sightseeing in Innsbruck. Continue with a visit to Merano, Bolzano, and Neuschwanstein Castle. The highlight of your trip is a visit to the idyllic Bavarian village of Oberammergau, Germany, to attend the “Passion Play”. Performed once every ten years by the residents of Oberammergau, the “Passion Play” is a stunning theatrical event dating back to 1634. Enjoy seating and accommodations in the heart of Oberammergau. Next, enjoy guided sightseeing in Munich, including Nymphenburg Palace, the Marienplatz, and gothic Frauenkir-che. Sample Munich’s Biergärtens and cafés, and see the famous Glockenspiel. The perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and inspiration—your Avalon Rhine River cruise with the once-a-decade performance of Oberammergau’s “Passion Play”—is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Leisurely On the go
Countries
Netherlands
Germany
France
Switzerland
Meals
Breakfast:12
Lunch:7
Dinner:9
Transport
State-of-the-art, luxurious river cruise vessels with modern services and amenities
Accommodation
Deluxe outside accommodations with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection Beds
From
(NZD)
$9,343
0
* Price per person, based on double occupancy.
Itinerary

You Might Also Like

ROMANTIC RHINE WITH THE BEST OF AUSTRIA & SWITZERLAND
VIENNA   AMSTERDAM
18 days,5 Countries
Tour XZC5
ROMANTIC RHINE WITH THE BEST OF AUSTRIA & SWITZERLAND
This amazing holiday offers the best of both worlds: a land tour of Austria and Switzerland—two of Europe's most scenic countries—and a river cruise on the legendary Rhine River with stops in France,...
ROMANTIC RHINE WITH TOP OF SWITZERLAND
ZURICH   AMSTERDAM
13 days,4 Countries
Tour XZI5
ROMANTIC RHINE WITH TOP OF SWITZERLAND
Your Switzerland guided holiday begins in Zurich, where you will start your Globus tour. You’ll enjoy a guided walk through Old Town, a visit to Emmental Valley to visit the Schaukaeserei Affoltern,...
PARIS TO NORMANDY AND BRITAIN SAMPLER
LONDON   PARIS
16 days,2 Countries
Tour XGE5
PARIS TO NORMANDY AND BRITAIN SAMPLER
This holiday offers a fabulous river cruise with time in France’s unparalleled capital of Paris, beautiful scenery along the Seine River, and stops in the most fascinating parts of Normandy coupled...
ROMANTIC RHINE WITH SPECTACULAR SWITZERLAND
ZURICH   AMSTERDAM
16 days,4 Countries
Tour XZH5
ROMANTIC RHINE WITH SPECTACULAR SWITZERLAND
This unique holiday gives you a chance to tour stunning Switzerland and enjoy a river cruise on the legendary Rhine River through France, Germany, and Holland. Begin in spectacular Switzerland, where...

More from the

Globus family of brands

Globus
ALASKA'S IDITAROD
The Iditarod, Alaska’s best-known sporting event, is the focus of this fabulous Alaska winter tour. Meet four-time Iditarod Champion Martin Buser at his kennels—a special experience arranged by...
8 Days - 1 Country
Cosmos
GEYSERS TO GLACIERS WITH ALASKA
Breathtaking beauty and pristine wilderness is delivered on this Geysers to Glaciers adventure. Your tour begins in Salt Lake City, with overnights along the way in Jackson, Yellowstone National Park,...
17 Days - 1 Country
Globus
SPECTACULAR ALASKA
When you think of a spectacular Alaska vacation, what comes to mind? Witnessing glaciers calve into the sea? Riding the world-famous Alaska Railroad? Seeking out wildlife in Denali National Park? Or...
10 Days - 1 Country