This mesmerising river cruise and European holiday begins on the Rhine River and then continues on the Saône and Rhône Rivers. Enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam, as well as guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz, and Strasbourg. Delight in excursions to Germany’s Black Forest and to Heidelberg—Germany’s oldest university town with its imposing castle. Also, sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, see the legendary Lorelei rock, and visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz. A motorcoach transfer takes you into France’s Burgundy region to fascinating Beaune for a visit to Hôtel-Dieu. Next, board your ship in quaint St. Jean de Losne and set sail for Macon, France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon, as well as medieval Tournon, charming Viviers, Avignon, and Arles. Daylight permitting, sail into the peaceful Camargue area. Disembark your river cruise ship and arrive in the splendid Côte d’Azur, for a final night in France.
Fly from Nice to Barcelona, where you’ll enjoy guided sightseeing, including Passeig de Gràcia, La Pedrera, and inside visits Gaudi’s Casa Batlló, and Sagrada Familia Basilica and relaxing free time—all part of your Monograms holiday package in Spain. At your service is an expert Monograms Local Host® who is available to you throughout your stay in Barcelona.
A mixture of French landscapes, cuisine, and iconic sights, adding some spice and flavor of the colorful city of Barcelona, your scenic river cruise through France and vacation package in Spain make the perfect recipe for a European getaway.