Active & Discovery on the Rhine (Southbound)

Kayaking through Amsterdam's picturesque canals, surrounded by vibrant, colorful houses at sunset - Active & Discovery on the Rhine - Avalon Waterways

This tour has multiple departures

Fairytale settings await on every Rhine River cruise, but an Active & Discovery cruise with Avalon immerses you in new, interactive ways.

Embark on an enchanting journey through Holland, Germany, and France. Glide through untouched villages to touching cities. Choose from a variety of excursions—Classic, Discovery, or Active. Pedal through vineyards, kayak Amsterdam’s canals, and hike Heidelberg’s Philosophers’ Way. Unleash your inner artist, explore lava caverns, or indulge in a foodie tour. Classic sightseeing awaits at every port. Activate your senses and craft your perfect adventure along the Rhine.

Explore Avalon’s Classic, Active, and Discovery experiences with a variety of activities to choose from:

  • Attend a Painting Class and be inspired by the masters’ techniques. Paint your own canvas and discover your inner artist.
  • Experience Düsseldorf’s Old Town and get an insight into its culinary diversity
  • Enjoy a leisurely guided walk of ancient Koblenz, including a cable car ride to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, which offers a spectacular panoramic view.
  • Learn about the art of beer making with an entertaining and exclusive Guided Tour of four breweries in and out of Old Heidelberg.
  • Join a Culinary Walk to discover the Alsatian cuisine and traditions so influenced by the unique history of a region.
  • Take a Guided E-bike Tour to experience the magical Black Forest from a unique point of view,

Activate your senses and discover a world of wonder in all-new, entirely “you” ways on your personal, passion-packed cruise along the Rhine.

Visit Avalon Waterways for dates and pricing.

More Tours by Avalon Waterways

Two women stop to take a photo while on a hiking trip. Traveling more sustainably is one way women can make a difference in travel.
JourneyWoman Hot Flash Deals

Join now for exclusive deals for JourneyWoman readers, deep discounts on last-minute travel deals with our partners, and lots more!

*You will be signed up to our mailing list and can unsubscribe at any time.