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Rhine River Cruise: Food & Wine

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Rhine River Cruise: Food & Wine

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Discover 6 destinations in 4 countries on the adult-exclusive Rhine River Cruise: Food & Wine, an all-inclusive epicurean sailing with AmaWaterways, a leader in luxury river cruising. You'll visit world-famous breweries, award-winning wineries and local pubs, all while experiencing world-class culinary delights amid some of Europe's most scenic regions.

Rhine River Cruise: Food & Wine

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Cologne, Germany

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodations: AmaKristina

The Gothic, spotlighted Cologne Cathedral at night

Breakfast Onboard the AmaKristina

Enjoy an early morning breakfast onboard with fellow Adventurers.

Half-Day Activities—Choose One of These Morning Options:

OPTION A:
Cologne Walking Tour, Leisure Visit to the Cologne Cathedral and Fragrance Museum
  • Take a Cologne walking tour and explore this incredible 2,000-year old city, restored with Gothic architecture and abounding with churches, museums and galleries.
  • Enjoy an on-your-own exploration of the famous Cologne Cathedral, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Learn about the storied history of fragrance and how traditional German eau de cologne is made on a privately guided tour.
A couple sit on a bench looking out over the Rhine with the Cologne Cathedral in the background
OPTION B:
Cologne Walking Tour, Leisure Visit to the Cologne Cathedral and Chocolate Museum
  • Take a Cologne walking tour and explore this incredible 2,000-year old city, restored with Gothic architecture and abounding with churches, museums and galleries.
  • Enjoy an on-your-own exploration of the famous Cologne Cathedral, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Learn about the history and culture of chocolate at your leisure on a self-guided tour of the Chocolate Museum. Enjoy tasting some amazing chocolate and creating your own chocolate bar.
An assortment of 8 pieces of chocolate sits on a tray

Cologne Pub Tour

Take the Cologne Pub Tour and explore the fine beers of the region.

Lunch Onboard AmaKristina and Depart for Amsterdam

Tapas are available beginning at noon for your enjoyment between excursions. A late lunch is served around 2:30 PM as the ship departs. Local beer and wine are included. Say goodbye to Cologne and head towards Amsterdam, continuing your picturesque voyage down the Rhine River.

Afternoon Frühschoppen

Take a break and enjoy a beer with sausages and pretzels as your Adventure Guides tell you about what lies ahead when you disembark tomorrow morning in Amsterdam.

Dinner Onboard the AmaKristina

As you cruise towards Amsterdam, savor a delectable dinner accompanied by local beer and wine, onboard the ship.