Starting in the Alps and threading its way through four countries on a 900-mile journey to the North Sea, the Rhine is one of Europe’s arterial waterways. Pass through cosmopolitan cities like Amsterdam; discovering cultural treasures and enjoying the Rhine’s spectacular scenery. Travel back in time as you discover fairy-tale castles, enchanting medieval towns and splendid Gothic cathedrals, dotted amongst the picturesque landscape of the Rhine Valley. Savour the delights of Germany’s wine growing regions, explore quaint towns in the French Alsace and enjoy the vibrant colours of Holland’s blooming tulip fields.
The banks of the Rhine are littered with vineyards, producing some of the world’s finest wines. Together with its fascinating scenery, vibrant cities and quaint towns, the Rhine provides a romantic backdrop for some of the finest European river cruises available.
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Places of Interest
The city is famous for its many canals, bridges and liberal thinking. It is the home of the Anne Frank Museum and has something for every traveller’s taste, whether you prefer culture, history or architecture, serious partying, or just the relaxing charm of an old European city.
Belgium’s second largest city boasts impressive architecture. See the Italian Renaissance-style Town Hall in the Grote Markt and watch cutters at work in the Diamond Centre.
Basel is situated at the crossroads of France, Germany and Switzerland. Enjoy the Old City with its cobblestone streets and experience the breathtaking views from the Wettstein Bridge.
The old centre of Bruges was rightly added as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is famed for its many Medieval buildings. The cobbled streets and horse drawn carriages give the city a certain charm.
Explore the attractive Old Town and the world renowned cathedral, a wonderful early Gothic masterpiece that dominates the left bank of the Rhine.
A romantic town situated where the Rhine meets the Moselle. Delve into its 2,000 year history and discover the magnificent Roman Basilica and the Neoclassical palace.
This city contains numerous Renaissance and Baroque buildings, such as its world famous cathedral, as well as many well-preserved old half-timbered houses.