A world beyond.
Hassle-free planning, regional Tour Directors & Local Guides, Handpicked hotels and inclusions, seamless transportation, VIP access, and rare Local Favourites that go beyond the guidebook. 

 

Adventure is knocking.
Turn “never thought I would” into “glad I did” with a budget-friendly tour that includes all the essentials plus a great mix of included excursions and free time. 

 

You're a lone ranger but don't want to be completely alone. We'll help plan your itinerary and set you up with our friends. Less hassles, more amazing, that's Monograms.

Happiness flows.
Cruise on Suite Ships with the widest stateroom views from your window-facing bed. Relaxed luxury flows throughout the ship in every detail plus personalise with Classic, Active, and Discovery excursions.

Brochures
+63 2 8817 4926

RHINE & RHONE REVEALED WITH NICE & BARCELONA (WINE APPRECIATION)

With nice & barcelona (wine appreciation) extension
Tour: WAL2W  AMSTERDAM  BARCELONA
This mesmerising river cruise and European holiday begins on the Rhine River and continues on the Saône and Rhône Rivers with highlights on the fruits of their wine-making regions. Enjoy a canal cruise in splendid Amsterdam, as well as guided sightseeing in Cologne, Koblenz, and Strasbourg. Join included 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. Board your motorcoach to France’s Burgundy region and Beaune for a visit to Hôtel-Dieu. Next, board your Avalon Suite Ship in quaint St. Jean de Losne.

With a Master of Wine accompanying you on this portion of your cruise, you’ll hear interesting presentations on winemaking and be hosted for delicious wine tastings and pairings. Set sail for Mâcon and take an excursion to a Chardonnay wine cellar. Enjoy an onboard wine and cheese tasting before a culinary tour in Lyon and a guided tour to Beaujolais. Explore medieval Tournon with a wine and chocolate tasting at Cité du Chocolat at Valrhona or hike in the vineyards. Visit charming Viviers, Arles, and Avignon, including a guided tour to Châteauneuf du Pape.

Disembark your river cruise ship and transfer to Nice to begin your Monograms package for two more nights in France. Walk through the Old Town and the Promenade des Anglais, Nice’s most famous boulevard. In your free time, perhaps take an excursion to Monaco or Cannes—known for its famous film festival. Fly from Nice to Barcelona, where you’ll enjoy guided sightseeing, including Passeig de Gràcia, La Pedrera, Casa Batlló, an inside visit of 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 assist you throughout your stay in Nice and Barcelona.
Leisurely On the go
Countries
Netherlands
Germany
Switzerland
France
Spain
Meals
Breakfast:19
Lunch:12
Dinner:14
Transport
State-of-the-art, luxurious river cruise vessels with modern services and amenities
Accommodation
Deluxe outside accommodations with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection Beds
Itinerary

You Might Also Like

BITES, BREWS, VIEWS OF BELGIUM AND CANALS OF HOLLAND
AMSTERDAM   AMSTERDAM
15 days,2 Countries
Tour: WHHB
BITES, BREWS, VIEWS OF BELGIUM AND CANALS OF HOLLAND
Begin your cruise in Amsterdam. With special culinary highlights throughout your cruise, you’ll sample local specialties with onboard beer tastings and beer-and-food pairings. Cruise on the Rhine...
BITES, BREWS, VIEWS OF BELGIUM AND CANALS OF HOLLAND
AMSTERDAM   BRUSSELS
8 days,2 Countries
Tour: WAXB
BITES, BREWS, VIEWS OF BELGIUM AND CANALS OF HOLLAND
If you’ve dreamed of a view filled with windmills and blooming fields of colour in Holland and Belgium, it all comes true on your European river cruise from Amsterdam to Brussels! With special...
BURGUNDY & PROVENCE (WINE APPRECIATION)
PORT ST LOUIS   ST. JEAN DE LOSNE
8 days,1 Country
Tour: WLJW
BURGUNDY & PROVENCE (WINE APPRECIATION)
Take a delightful river cruise through France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers with guided sightseeing in known French treasures and some hidden gems too! Take in the beautiful countryside, quaint...
ENCHANTED EUROPE
BASEL   BUDAPEST
16 days,5 Countries
Tour: WZB
ENCHANTED EUROPE
Your breathtaking river cruise begins on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland. You’ll sail to Breisach, your starting point for a Black Forest excursion, and to the city of Strasbourg, France, along...