8 Day Viking River Cruise from Basel to Amsterdam 2022

Viking River Cruises River Cruise - Basel to Amsterdam

Rhine Getaway

Starting from $1,999
Ship(s): Viking Alruna, Viking Egdir, Viking Einar, Viking Eir, Viking Gersemi, Viking Gymir, Viking Hermod, Viking Hervor, Viking Hlin, Viking Kara, Viking Mani, Viking Sigrun, Viking Sigyn, Viking Tialfi
Viking River Cruises
8 Day Viking River Cruise from Basel to Amsterdam 2022

River Cruise Description

Explore one of Europe’s best-loved rivers, the Rhine. Discover the turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sip the region’s renowned white wines, the roots of its terraced vineyards reaching back to Roman times. Savor the various culinary traditions of Alsace. From Basel and Cologne to Amsterdam, this journey reveals a rich landscape of beauty and culture.



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Jul 2, 2022Viking Tialfi$2,799Call Us!
Jul 3, 2022Viking Kara$2,799Call Us!
Jul 4, 2022Viking Egdir$2,799Call Us!
Jul 5, 2022Viking Sigyn$2,799Call Us!
Jul 7, 2022Viking Hervor$2,799Call Us!
Jul 8, 2022Viking Eir$2,799Call Us!
Jul 9, 2022Viking Alruna$2,799Call Us!
Jul 10, 2022Viking Hlin$2,799Call Us!
Jul 11, 2022Viking Gymir$2,799Call Us!
Jul 12, 2022Viking Hermod$2,799Call Us!
Jul 13, 2022Viking Einar$2,799Call Us!
Jul 14, 2022Viking Gersemi$2,799Call Us!
Jul 15, 2022Viking Mani$2,799Call Us!
Jul 16, 2022Viking Tialfi$2,799Call Us!
Jul 17, 2022Viking Kara$2,799Call Us!
Jul 18, 2022Viking Egdir$2,799Call Us!
Jul 19, 2022Viking Sigyn$2,799Call Us!
Jul 21, 2022Viking Hervor$2,599Call Us!
Jul 22, 2022Viking Eir$2,599Call Us!
Jul 23, 2022Viking Alruna$2,599Call Us!
Jul 24, 2022Viking Hlin$2,599Call Us!
Jul 25, 2022Viking Gymir$2,599Call Us!
Jul 26, 2022Viking Hermod$2,599Call Us!
Jul 27, 2022Viking Einar$2,599Call Us!
Jul 28, 2022Viking Gersemi$2,599Call Us!
Jul 29, 2022Viking Mani$2,599Call Us!
Jul 30, 2022Viking Tialfi$2,599Call Us!
Jul 31, 2022Viking Kara$2,599Call Us!
Aug 1, 2022Viking Egdir$2,599Call Us!
Aug 2, 2022Viking Sigyn$2,599Call Us!
Aug 4, 2022Viking HervorWaitlistCall Us!
Aug 5, 2022Viking Eir$2,599Call Us!
Aug 6, 2022Viking Alruna$2,599Call Us!
Aug 7, 2022Viking Hlin$2,599Call Us!
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Aug 9, 2022Viking Hermod$2,599Call Us!
Aug 10, 2022Viking Einar$2,599Call Us!
Aug 11, 2022Viking Gersemi$2,599Call Us!
Aug 12, 2022Viking Mani$2,599Call Us!
Aug 13, 2022Viking Tialfi$2,599Call Us!
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Aug 15, 2022Viking Egdir$2,599Call Us!
Aug 16, 2022Viking Sigyn$2,599Call Us!
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Aug 19, 2022Viking Eir$2,599Call Us!
Aug 20, 2022Viking Alruna$2,599Call Us!
Aug 21, 2022Viking Hlin$2,599Call Us!
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Aug 23, 2022Viking Hermod$2,599Call Us!
Aug 24, 2022Viking Einar$2,599Call Us!
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Aug 26, 2022Viking Mani$2,799Call Us!
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Sep 2, 2022Viking Eir$2,999Call Us!
Sep 3, 2022Viking Alruna$2,999Call Us!
Sep 4, 2022Viking Hlin$2,999Call Us!
Sep 5, 2022Viking Gymir$2,999Call Us!
Sep 6, 2022Viking Hermod$2,999Call Us!
Sep 7, 2022Viking Einar$2,999Call Us!
Sep 8, 2022Viking Gersemi$2,999Call Us!
Sep 9, 2022Viking Mani$2,999Call Us!
Sep 10, 2022Viking Tialfi$2,999Call Us!
Sep 11, 2022Viking Kara$2,999Call Us!
Sep 12, 2022Viking Egdir$2,999Call Us!
Sep 13, 2022Viking Sigyn$2,999Call Us!
Sep 15, 2022Viking Hervor$2,999Call Us!
Sep 16, 2022Viking Eir$2,999Call Us!
Sep 17, 2022Viking Alruna$2,999Call Us!
Sep 18, 2022Viking Hlin$2,999Call Us!
Sep 19, 2022Viking Gymir$2,999Call Us!
Sep 20, 2022Viking Hermod$2,999Call Us!
Sep 21, 2022Viking Einar$2,999Call Us!
Sep 22, 2022Viking Gersemi$2,999Call Us!
Sep 23, 2022Viking Mani$2,999Call Us!
Sep 24, 2022Viking Tialfi$2,999Call Us!
Sep 25, 2022Viking Kara$2,999Call Us!
Sep 26, 2022Viking Egdir$2,999Call Us!
Sep 27, 2022Viking Sigyn$2,999Call Us!
Sep 29, 2022Viking Hervor$2,999Call Us!
Sep 30, 2022Viking Eir$2,999Call Us!
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Oct 6, 2022Viking Gersemi$2,799Call Us!
Oct 7, 2022Viking Mani$2,799Call Us!
Oct 8, 2022Viking Tialfi$2,799Call Us!
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Oct 15, 2022Viking Alruna$2,599Call Us!
Oct 16, 2022Viking Hlin$2,599Call Us!
Oct 18, 2022Viking Hermod$2,599Call Us!
Oct 19, 2022Viking Einar$2,599Call Us!
Oct 20, 2022Viking Gersemi$2,599Call Us!
Oct 21, 2022Viking Mani$2,599Call Us!
Oct 22, 2022Viking Tialfi$2,399Call Us!
Oct 23, 2022Viking Kara$2,399Call Us!
Oct 25, 2022Viking Sigyn$2,399Call Us!
Oct 26, 2022Viking Sigrun$2,399Call Us!
Oct 27, 2022Viking Hervor$2,399Call Us!
Oct 28, 2022Viking Eir$2,399Call Us!
Oct 29, 2022Viking Alruna$2,399Call Us!
Oct 30, 2022Viking Hlin$2,399Call Us!
Nov 1, 2022Viking HermodWaitlistCall Us!
Nov 2, 2022Viking Einar$2,199Call Us!
Nov 4, 2022Viking Mani$2,199Call Us!
Nov 5, 2022Viking Tialfi$2,199Call Us!
Nov 6, 2022Viking Kara$2,199Call Us!
Nov 8, 2022Viking Sigyn$2,199Call Us!
Nov 9, 2022Viking Sigrun$2,199Call Us!
Nov 11, 2022Viking Eir$1,999Call Us!
Nov 12, 2022Viking Alruna$1,999Call Us!
Nov 13, 2022Viking Hlin$1,999Call Us!
Nov 15, 2022Viking Hermod$1,999Call Us!
Nov 16, 2022Viking Einar$1,999Call Us!
Nov 18, 2022Viking ManiWaitlistCall Us!
Nov 19, 2022Viking Tialfi$2,299Call Us!
Nov 20, 2022Viking Kara$2,299Call Us!
Nov 22, 2022Viking Sigyn$2,299Call Us!
Nov 23, 2022Viking Sigrun$2,299Call Us!
Nov 25, 2022Viking Eir$2,299Call Us!
Nov 26, 2022Viking Alruna$2,399Call Us!
Nov 27, 2022Viking Hlin$2,399Call Us!
Nov 29, 2022Viking Hermod$2,399Call Us!
Nov 30, 2022Viking Einar$2,399Call Us!
Dec 2, 2022Viking Mani$2,399Call Us!
Dec 3, 2022Viking Tialfi$2,399Call Us!
Dec 4, 2022Viking Kara$2,399Call Us!
Dec 6, 2022Viking Sigyn$2,399Call Us!
Dec 7, 2022Viking Sigrun$2,399Call Us!
Dec 9, 2022Viking Eir$2,399Call Us!
Dec 10, 2022Viking Alruna$2,399Call Us!
Dec 11, 2022Viking Hlin$2,399Call Us!
Dec 13, 2022Viking Hermod$2,399Call Us!
Dec 14, 2022Viking Einar$2,399Call Us!
Dec 17, 2022Viking Tialfi$2,399Call Us!
Dec 18, 2022Viking Kara$2,399Call Us!

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 Basel, Switzerland

Welcome to Basel, on the Rhine River in northwest Switzerland. Transfer from the airport to your ship.* After boarding, enjoy time on your own getting acquainted with the city. Dinner is served on board.
(D)

Day 2 Breisach, Germany

Arrive in Breisach this morning, gateway to the Black Forest. Take a scenic excursion through the area’s renowned mountain landscape, rolling meadows and dense forests. Once there, visit a local workshop to see a cuckoo clock-making demonstration, and learn how Black Forest Cake is made. Return to your ship for lunch. This afternoon, perhaps join an optional excursion to the quaint Alsatian town of Colmar to discover the storybook charm of its streets lined with medieval, Gothic and Renaissance buildings, and visit a fine arts museum. Alternately, choose an optional excursion that explores Colmar’s World War II history. Dine on board this evening and cruise on through the night.
(B, L, D)

Day 3 Strasbourg, France

Disembark this morning for your guided tour of Strasbourg. See the European Parliament and tour the interior of the city’s famed cathedral. Free time allows you to further explore this Alsatian city’s blend of French and German cultures, resplendent churches, medieval covered bridges, verdant parks and handsome art nouveau and modernist architecture. Alternately, join our optional excursion into Alsatian wine country for an informative winery tour and tasting. Or, spend your full day exploring culinary Strasbourg on an optional excursion; as you explore the city and take in its sights, savor samples of the renowned Alsatian cuisine, from regional dessert specialties and meats to wine pairings with local foods. Return to your ship for dinner and departure.
(B, L, D)

Day 4 Speyer & Rudesheim, Germany

This morning, disembark for an included tour to visit the historic the historic town of Speyer and take in views of the imposing Speyer Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in the 11th century on the site of a former basilica, the building’s design influenced Romanesque architecture for centuries to come, and is the final resting place of eight German monarchs. Alternatively, after breakfast, you may choose to disembark for a full day tour of Heidelberg, the home of Germany’s oldest university, founded in 1386. Visit the beautiful sandstone ruins of imposing Heidelberg Castle and admire the Neckar River Valley. Continue with a walking tour through Old Town to Heidelberg’s renowned gates and after lunch, rejoin your ship in Rüdesheim. This evening, you can dine on board your ship or choose to experience one of our optional dinners on shore tonight.
(B, L, D)

Day 5 Koblenz, Germany

This morning, sail along the most scenic stretch of the Rhine, where turreted castles and fortresses overlook the river from their hilltop posts. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this part of the Middle Rhine Valley is so beautiful. Arrive in Koblenz this afternoon and disembark for a tour of 700-year-old Marksburg Castle. You may also join an optional excursion that offers a lively and informative tour of Ehrenbreitstein Fortress; or, choose to journey into Moselle wine country on an optional excursion, stopping for a tour and tasting at a local winery. Return to your ship for lunch. Later, enjoy some time in this charming town at the confluence of the Moselle and Rhine Rivers.
(B, L, D)

Day 6 Cologne, Germany

Begin your day with a morning tour of Cologne, Germany’s fourth largest city. Stroll through Old Town past St. Martin’s Church and see the Dom, Germany’s largest cathedral and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend your free time enjoying Cologne’s atmospheric waterfront, or perhaps join an optional excursion on which you ascend to the Dom’s roof for up-close views of the cathedral’s architecture and bird’s-eye vistas of Cologne. Afterward, return on board for dinner. Alternately, you may set off on an optional excursion to explore Cologne’s spirited beer culture, sampling Kölsch, a light, crisp beer brewed only in Cologne, and enjoying a brauhaus dinner. After, return to your ship for a late-evening departure.
(B, L, D)

Day 7 Kinderdijk, The Netherlands

We sail along the Rhine during the morning hours. Admire scenic views and enjoy a morning of enjoyable Dutch diversions: sample Dutch cheeses and jenever, a distilled juniper liquor, and take in a culturally enriching presentation on the Dutch Golden Age. This afternoon, your ship arrives in Kinderdijk, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Disembark for an afternoon tour of this ingenious network of windmills and other flood management devices. You learn why the windmills were built and see how they work, plus you enter a working windmill for a tour of its mechanisms and living quarters. Board your ship for departure and dinner. Arrive in Amsterdam around midnight.
(B, L, D)

Day 8 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

After breakfast, disembark and proceed to the airport for your return flight.* Or, extend your journey with 2 additional nights in Amsterdam; take time to explore the city’s neighborhoods, museums and exciting nightlife.
(B)
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