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Rhine Bike & River Cruise: Basel to Amsterdam

Travel in style along the storied Rhine River on this indulgent Bike & Boat vacation. During your cruise, you’ll wrap yourself in luxury—enjoying the five-star amenities of your Emerald cruise ship. Discover a different country each day as you pedal a well-maintained, fitted VBT bike—joining your VBT trip leaders on carefully curated routes through the Rhine’s picturesque villages. You’ll find ample time for relaxation on board as you splash in the ship’s pool, lounge on the sundeck, and enjoy your comfortable stateroom—or upgrade to a luxurious balcony suite and watch the scenic banks of the Rhine drift by from the privacy of your own cabin. Along the way, you’ll stop to taste exquisite vintages, explore local wineries, and tour charming medieval cities. In the evening, enjoy a full menu of locally-inspired cuisine prepared by your ship’s onboard chef. 

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy the best of both worlds: an all-inclusive river cruise and VBT Bicycling Vacation.
  • Touch the shores of four countries—Switzerland, France, Germany, and the Netherlands—but unpack your bags only once.
  • Delve into the wine culture of Alsace as you cycle France’s famous Route des Vins.
  • Explore the historic cities of Strasbourg, Heidelberg, Koblenz, and Cologne.
  • Cruise the charming canals of Amsterdam.

Positive Impact

VBT is proud to support Wine to Water with a donation on behalf of each guest on this tour. Wine to Water is an international organization providing access to clean drinking water and emergency supplies in water-challenged regions. We believe in giving back to the places that have enriched the lives of our guests. We’re committed to identifying and supporting sustainable initiatives in a variety of areas including education, world health, economic equality, safe drinking water, the environment, and the preservation of cultural traditions.

What to Expect

On Shore: This tour offers easy, rolling terrain along rivers, with a few climbs to reach riverside towns. Riding is primarily on paved or packed gravel bike paths, with some road riding, through both urban and rural areas. Our VBT support vehicle is available every day at designated points for those who need assistance.

On Board Ship: Our group of up to 24 VBT guests will be part of a larger assembly on board our 182-passenger river cruise ship. Every day will include your choice of exclusive VBT activities and opportunities to join others. Our boat may be docked adjacent to other ships, which might lead to some views being obstructed while in port.

  • Daily Mileage: 13-45 miles|
  • Biking: 1-5 hours|
  • Group Size: 24
Activity Easy
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Bar Graph Beginner - Experienced
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Average High /
Low Temperature (°F):

Apr58º/42º

May67º/51º

Jun72º/57º

Jul77º/60º

Aug76º/59º

Sep69º/53º

Oct58º/46º

Average
Precipitation:

Apr1.5 in

May2.9 in

Jun2.6 in

Jul2.4 in

Aug2.0 in

Sep1.8 in

Oct1.5 in

Air Package

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Roundtrip international airfare

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Airport car service for arrival and departure

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One night in Zurich and one night in Den Haag in conveniently located hotels with daily breakfast

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7 nights aboard a deluxe river ship

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21 meals: 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners

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Biking Packages Include:

Custom VBT Bike and Helmet

Two Local, Bilingual Trip Leaders

Support Vehicle

Luggage Transportation

Ride with GPS and Daily Route Notes

Welcome Reception

Facilitated Cultural Experiences

Your Choice of VBT Branded Gear for Your Adventure

Itinerary

Sun, May 11 to Wed, May 21, 2025

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All you have to do is get to the airport. On our Air Packages, we’ll take care of the rest, handling all the logistics, so you can travel with peace of mind. Spend your first night aloft and arrive refreshed for an unforgettable trip.

Start off your first day in Zürich right by having a VBT representative greet you at the airport. A complimentary car service will whisk you to your hotel. From your centrally located hotel, you are perfectly positioned to explore this charming city at your leisure.

After an included breakfast, meet your VBT representative in the hotel lobby at 11:15 a.m. to travel to Basel, Switzerland (approximately 1.5 hours). Arrive at the dock in Basel at approximately 1:00 p.m. and board your Emerald Cruises ship.

Your cabin may not be ready for you until 3:00 p.m., but you are welcome to enjoy lunch on board between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m., and to relax in the ship’s common areas, stretch your legs, or explore Basel.

At 2:30 p.m., meet your trip leaders and fellow travelers on board for introductions and a safety and bike-fitting session, followed by a short test ride. Later, enjoy dinner on board as the ship sets sail for Breisach this evening.

What to Expect:

Non-biking day

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Wake up in Breisach and start your day with a relaxing breakfast on board.  Then, disembark to start your ride, departing and returning directly from the ship’s dock. Today’s ride features the Kaiserstuhl-Radweg, a loop through the vineyard terraces of the sunniest corner of Germany. Riding on well-developed cycling paths and agricultural roads, you’ll pass through riverside forests, orchards, and vineyards.  Stop at one of the villages to sample the local cheese with wine and meet some of VBT’s local friends. The Kaiserstuhl sits between Germany’s Black Forest and the Vosges in France, and it may be possible to catch glimpses of both during your ride.

Rejoin the ship in Breisach for a late lunch on board. In the afternoon there is time to explore this charming town and learn about its medieval past.

There will be time to relax on board before the Captain’s Welcome Cocktail and Gala. Tonight, the boat will set sail for Kehl.

Today's Ride Choices

Morning: Breisach to Endingen — 30 km (19 miles)

Afternoon: Endingen to Breisach — 24 km (14 miles)

What to Expect:

Today’s ride options are on the Kaiserstuhl Cycle Route, which is a combination of dedicated bike paths and quiet roads. There are no significant elevation gains. The short option ends with a winery visit, followed by a shuttle back to Breisach to meet the ship. The longer option is a scenic ride across the vineyards back to the ship, including some minor elevation gains.

Cumulative Distance Range: 30 – 53 km (19 – 33 miles)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You’ll arrive in Kehl in time for breakfast after which you’ll cross the river and say “bonjour” to France.

In the morning, you start pedaling from the outskirts of Strasbourg into wine country. The most famous wine route in France, La Route des Vins, is a series of roadways and bike paths connecting one charming village to another. The early part of your ride is alongside the picturesque Canal de la Bruche. The canal’s towpath has been converted into a bike path, which forms part of the 2,400-mile (3,862-km) EuroVelo 5 route. Then you continue pedaling deep in wine country to finish your morning in charming, medieval city of Obernai, where you’ll have lunch, and some free time to enjoy the town’s cafés, wine houses, and shops. If you choose to skip the afternoon ride, a private shuttle returns you to your ship, which is waiting across the river in Kehl, Or you can be dropped off in the city center of Strasbourg for an optional walk and return to the ship on your own, with Emerald’s shuttle bus.

There will be time to relax before dinner and the evening activities on board. The ship sails for Mannheim just as your small group is sitting down to dinner.

Today's Ride Choices

Morning: Strasbourg to Obernai — 34 km (21 miles)

Afternoon: Obernai to Kehl — 39 km (24 miles)

What to Expect:

Ride on bike paths, dedicated bike lanes, and country roads on your choice of routes though the charming wine villages lined with flower boxes south of Strasbourg. The short option includes a shuttle from Obernai back to the ship.

Cumulative Distance Range: 34 – 73 km (21 – 45 miles)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You’ll awaken on board your ship in Mannheim. After breakfast, you’ll take a 45-minute shuttle to Heidelberg. The town is famous for its university and its castle, perched on a hill overlooking the town and the Neckar River. A local guide will provide information on the town’s highlights, followed by a guided walk in the city center.

Your bike will be waiting for you in Heidelberg. Grab a snack from your trip leaders, and then you’re off on a scenic ride back to the ship in Mannheim, partly paralleling the Neckar River. Enjoy a late lunch on board as your ship sets course for Rüdesheim.

Today's Ride Choices

Afternoon: Heidelberg to Mannheim — 28 km (18 miles)

What to Expect:

Today’s ride options are on a mix of bike paths and town roads featuring slow-moving traffic. There are no significant elevation gains today.

Cumulative Distance Range: 28 km (18 miles)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your ship leaves its mooring this morning, just as breakfast is being served as you head toward Koblenz which is at the confluence of the Rhine and Mosel rivers. You’ll want to make sure you’re on deck for the Rhine Gorge which is one of the highlights of the river. This dramatic stretch of water passes the famed Lorelei – maybe you’ll hear her call – and you will see castle after castle, interspersed with southern-facing vineyards.

After arriving in Koblenz in the late morning, hope on your bike for a spin on the Mosel Cycle Route along the river and below the steep valley walls, towards Müden. Most of your riding will be on a dedicated car-free bike path and will include a view of the impressive Deutsches Eck (German Corner), rebuilt in 1993 to mark the headland where the Mosel and Rhine meet. Enjoy a delicious lunch en route to your final destination, the town of Müden (Mosel), nestled along the Mosel River. Here, you’ll visit a family-owned winery and taste some of the well-known wines of the region, before taking a 30-minute shuttle back to the ship.

For those seeking a break from the saddle, join an optional excursion (at additional cost) to Cochem. This trip includes transportation from Koblenz to Cochem and back, a walking tour of Cochem, and a guided visit to Reichsburg Castle. You can book this tour direclty on the ship, upon embarkation.

Your ship remains in town until after midnight, allowing for an after-dinner stroll along the wide, tree-lined promenade.

Today's Ride Choices

Afternoon: Koblenz to Müden (Mosel) — 37 km (23 miles)

What to Expect:

Today features a relaxing and easy ride on the car-free Mosel Cycle Route, with some stretches on roadways leaving Koblenz.

Cumulative Distance Range: 37 km (23 miles)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Arrive in Cologne in the morning and watch the city’s famous spires from the boat as you’re sitting down for breakfast. Disembark for an urban bike loop, exploring both the popular and little-known sites of this appealing metropolis. Return to the ship in the early afternoon for lunch and then it’s time to say goodbye to Cologne as the ship sets off on the final and longest leg of the trip, to Amsterdam. This is a good time to catch up on your reading, record the week’s events in your travel journal, or just relax as the ship heads to Amsterdam. Tonight, you’ll be treated to a cocktail reception and the captain’s gala dinner.

Today's Ride Choices

Morning: Cologne City Loop — 20 km (13 miles)

What to Expect:

Today’s ride features a combination of bike paths and town streets, through parks, and along the waterfront.

Cumulative Distance Range: 20 km (13 miles)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning, see Amsterdam as earlier residents would have viewed it, through a guided boat excursion along the canals.

Midday, set off on the city’s excellent bike path network, heading north to the small fishing village of Monnickendam. As you pedal out of the city, you’ll get a glimpse of everyday life in the countryside, as well as some of The Netherlands’ iconic views. Your route is via Broek in Waterland, a particularly charming village that seemingly cries out for you to stop and take pictures. We’ve found an idyllic location to enjoy lunch, prepared with local specialties. Your Dutch meal is followed by probably the most typical Dutch discovery: a clog making demonstration. You’ll get a different perspective of this beautiful countryside during your leisurely return route to the ship.

Back on board, enjoy a full roster of entertainment and dining to celebrate your week on the Rhine with your fellow travelers and your trip leaders.

Today's Ride Choices

Morning: Ship to Monnickendam — 26 km (16 miles)

Afternoon: Monnickendam to Ship — 18 km (12 miles)

What to Expect:

Today’s routes offer flat, easy cycling on well-maintained bike paths. The short option involves a shuttle back to the ship from Monnickendam.

Cumulative Distance Range: 26 – 44 km (16 – 28 miles)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After an included breakfast, say goodbye to your ship crew and trip leaders. At 9:00 a.m. hop aboard our private coach, along with your fellow travelers, for the journey to your hotel in Den Haag (approximately 60 minutes). After check in, enjoy a short guided walking tour and some free time for independent exploration. Please note that your room may not be ready upon your arrival, in which case the hotel will store your luggage. Enjoy dinner on your own tonight in one of the city’s many fine restaurants. VBT provides you with city information that includes recommendations about what to see and do in Den Haag.

Note: Should you wish to spend time seeing more of Amsterdam, your luggage may be sent to the hotel in Den Haag with the group transportation, and you will then be responsible to travel to Den Haag at your leisure by train.

Included Meals: Breakfast

After an included breakfast this morning, complimentary transportation to the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport will be provided (an approximately 30 to 40-minute drive, depending on traffic) for your departing flight.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Rhine Bike & River Cruise: Basel to Amsterdam

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Tue, May 13 to Tue, May 20, 2025

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You are responsible for making your own way to Basel, Switzerland, to meet your trip leaders and fellow travelers. Please note that you cannot embark before 12:30 p.m. as the ship is being prepared for you.

Your cabin may not be ready for you until 3:00 p.m., but you are welcome to enjoy lunch on board between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m., and to relax in the ship’s common areas, stretch your legs, or explore Basel.

At 2:30 p.m., meet your trip leaders and fellow travelers on board for introductions and a safety and bike-fitting session, followed by a short test ride. Later, enjoy dinner on board as the ship sets sail for Breisach this evening.

What to Expect:

Non-biking day

Included Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Wake up in Breisach and start your day with a relaxing breakfast on board.  Then, disembark to start your ride, departing and returning directly from the ship’s dock. Today’s ride features the Kaiserstuhl-Radweg, a loop through the vineyard terraces of the sunniest corner of Germany. Riding on well-developed cycling paths and agricultural roads, you’ll pass through riverside forests, orchards, and vineyards.  Stop at one of the villages to sample the local cheese with wine and meet some of VBT’s local friends. The Kaiserstuhl sits between Germany’s Black Forest and the Vosges in France, and it may be possible to catch glimpses of both during your ride.

Rejoin the ship in Breisach for a late lunch on board. In the afternoon there is time to explore this charming town and learn about its medieval past.

There will be time to relax on board before the Captain’s Welcome Cocktail and Gala. Tonight, the boat will set sail for Kehl.

Today's Ride Choices

Morning: Breisach to Endingen — 30 km (19 miles)

Afternoon: Endingen to Breisach — 24 km (14 miles)

What to Expect:

Today’s ride options are on the Kaiserstuhl Cycle Route, which is a combination of dedicated bike paths and quiet roads. There are no significant elevation gains. The short option ends with a winery visit, followed by a shuttle back to Breisach to meet the ship. The longer option is a scenic ride across the vineyards back to the ship, including some minor elevation gains.

Cumulative Distance Range: 30 – 53 km (19 – 33 miles)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You’ll arrive in Kehl in time for breakfast after which you’ll cross the river and say “bonjour” to France.

In the morning, you start pedaling from the outskirts of Strasbourg into wine country. The most famous wine route in France, La Route des Vins, is a series of roadways and bike paths connecting one charming village to another. The early part of your ride is alongside the picturesque Canal de la Bruche. The canal’s towpath has been converted into a bike path, which forms part of the 2,400-mile (3,862-km) EuroVelo 5 route. Then you continue pedaling deep in wine country to finish your morning in charming, medieval city of Obernai, where you’ll have lunch, and some free time to enjoy the town’s cafés, wine houses, and shops. If you choose to skip the afternoon ride, a private shuttle returns you to your ship, which is waiting across the river in Kehl, Or you can be dropped off in the city center of Strasbourg for an optional walk and return to the ship on your own, with Emerald’s shuttle bus.

There will be time to relax before dinner and the evening activities on board. The ship sails for Mannheim just as your small group is sitting down to dinner.

Today's Ride Choices

Morning: Strasbourg to Obernai — 34 km (21 miles)

Afternoon: Obernai to Kehl — 39 km (24 miles)

What to Expect:

Ride on bike paths, dedicated bike lanes, and country roads on your choice of routes though the charming wine villages lined with flower boxes south of Strasbourg. The short option includes a shuttle from Obernai back to the ship.

Cumulative Distance Range: 34 – 73 km (21 – 45 miles)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You’ll awaken on board your ship in Mannheim. After breakfast, you’ll take a 45-minute shuttle to Heidelberg. The town is famous for its university and its castle, perched on a hill overlooking the town and the Neckar River. A local guide will provide information on the town’s highlights, followed by a guided walk in the city center.

Your bike will be waiting for you in Heidelberg. Grab a snack from your trip leaders, and then you’re off on a scenic ride back to the ship in Mannheim, partly paralleling the Neckar River. Enjoy a late lunch on board as your ship sets course for Rüdesheim.

Today's Ride Choices

Afternoon: Heidelberg to Mannheim — 28 km (18 miles)

What to Expect:

Today’s ride options are on a mix of bike paths and town roads featuring slow-moving traffic. There are no significant elevation gains today.

Cumulative Distance Range: 28 km (18 miles)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your ship leaves its mooring this morning, just as breakfast is being served as you head toward Koblenz which is at the confluence of the Rhine and Mosel rivers. You’ll want to make sure you’re on deck for the Rhine Gorge which is one of the highlights of the river. This dramatic stretch of water passes the famed Lorelei – maybe you’ll hear her call – and you will see castle after castle, interspersed with southern-facing vineyards.

After arriving in Koblenz in the late morning, hope on your bike for a spin on the Mosel Cycle Route along the river and below the steep valley walls, towards Müden. Most of your riding will be on a dedicated car-free bike path and will include a view of the impressive Deutsches Eck (German Corner), rebuilt in 1993 to mark the headland where the Mosel and Rhine meet. Enjoy a delicious lunch en route to your final destination, the town of Müden (Mosel), nestled along the Mosel River. Here, you’ll visit a family-owned winery and taste some of the well-known wines of the region, before taking a 30-minute shuttle back to the ship.

For those seeking a break from the saddle, join an optional excursion (at additional cost) to Cochem. This trip includes transportation from Koblenz to Cochem and back, a walking tour of Cochem, and a guided visit to Reichsburg Castle. You can book this tour direclty on the ship, upon embarkation.

Your ship remains in town until after midnight, allowing for an after-dinner stroll along the wide, tree-lined promenade.

Today's Ride Choices

Afternoon: Koblenz to Müden (Mosel) — 37 km (23 miles)

What to Expect:

Today features a relaxing and easy ride on the car-free Mosel Cycle Route, with some stretches on roadways leaving Koblenz.

Cumulative Distance Range: 37 km (23 miles)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Arrive in Cologne in the morning and watch the city’s famous spires from the boat as you’re sitting down for breakfast. Disembark for an urban bike loop, exploring both the popular and little-known sites of this appealing metropolis. Return to the ship in the early afternoon for lunch and then it’s time to say goodbye to Cologne as the ship sets off on the final and longest leg of the trip, to Amsterdam. This is a good time to catch up on your reading, record the week’s events in your travel journal, or just relax as the ship heads to Amsterdam. Tonight, you’ll be treated to a cocktail reception and the captain’s gala dinner.

Today's Ride Choices

Morning: Cologne City Loop — 20 km (13 miles)

What to Expect:

Today’s ride features a combination of bike paths and town streets, through parks, and along the waterfront.

Cumulative Distance Range: 20 km (13 miles)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning, see Amsterdam as earlier residents would have viewed it, through a guided boat excursion along the canals.

Midday, set off on the city’s excellent bike path network, heading north to the small fishing village of Monnickendam. As you pedal out of the city, you’ll get a glimpse of everyday life in the countryside, as well as some of The Netherlands’ iconic views. Your route is via Broek in Waterland, a particularly charming village that seemingly cries out for you to stop and take pictures. We’ve found an idyllic location to enjoy lunch, prepared with local specialties. Your Dutch meal is followed by probably the most typical Dutch discovery: a clog making demonstration. You’ll get a different perspective of this beautiful countryside during your leisurely return route to the ship.

Back on board, enjoy a full roster of entertainment and dining to celebrate your week on the Rhine with your fellow travelers and your trip leaders.

Today's Ride Choices

Morning: Ship to Monnickendam — 26 km (16 miles)

Afternoon: Monnickendam to Ship — 18 km (12 miles)

What to Expect:

Today’s routes offer flat, easy cycling on well-maintained bike paths. The short option involves a shuttle back to the ship from Monnickendam.

Cumulative Distance Range: 26 – 44 km (16 – 28 miles)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Disembark your ship at 9:00 am to conclude your Rhine cycling river cruise.

After breakfast, say goodbye to your ship crew and trip leaders as your tour ends. It is important that you disembark ship no later than 9:00 a.m. Taxis will be available for transportation to the train station or airport.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Rhine Bike & River Cruise: Basel to Amsterdam

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2 Nights From $445 per person, double occupancy
Single Supplement: From $145

  • 2 nights at the Hotel Opera
  • Airport car service for arrival
  • Daily breakfast
  • City information

All you have to do is get to the airport. On our Air Packages, we’ll take care of the rest, handling all the logistics, so you can travel with peace of mind. Spend your first night aloft and arrive refreshed for an unforgettable trip.

Start off your first day in Zürich right by having a VBT representative greet you at the airport. A complimentary car service will whisk you to your hotel. From your centrally located hotel, you are perfectly positioned to explore this charming city at your leisure.

After a delicious included breakfast at your hotel, you are free to explore on your own, using our included city information packet to guide your discoveries.

Included Meals: Breakfast

After a delicious included breakfast at your hotel, you are free to explore on your own, using our included city information packet to guide your discoveries.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Hotel Opera

This private boutique hotel has been exquisitely decorated by the well-known Swiss interior designer Roland Schön. It is ideally situated in Zurich’s city center next to the famous Opera House. The nearby lakeside promenade makes for a lovely morning jog or a leisurely stroll. Just a five-minute walk away, the glamour of the world-renowned Bahnhofstrasse unfolds, the most attractive and exclusive shopping mile in Zurich. The Old Town is also nearby, with its pastel-hued guild houses and historic buildings. For an unforgettable meal, indulge in the gourmet Restaurant Opera, awarded the “golden fish” for its exquisite seafood specialties. Elegant paintings from the young Baroque artist Tatjana Tiziana adorn its walls, inviting you into Zurich’s opera world. Free WiFi is available throughout this air-conditioned hotel.

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2024 Pre-Trip Extension - Zurich

2 Nights From $495 per person, double occupancy
Single Supplement: From $145

  • 2 nights at the Hotel Opera
  • Airport car service for arrival
  • Daily breakfast
  • City information

All you have to do is get to the airport. On our Air Packages, we’ll take care of the rest, handling all the logistics, so you can travel with peace of mind. Spend your first night aloft and arrive refreshed for an unforgettable trip.

Start off your first day in Zurich right by having a VBT representative greet you at the airport. A complimentary car service will whisk you to your hotel. From your centrally located hotel, you are perfectly positioned to explore this charming city at your leisure.

After a delicious included breakfast at your hotel, you are free to explore on your own, using our included city information packet to guide your discoveries.

Included Meals: Breakfast

After a delicious included breakfast at your hotel, you are free to explore on your own, using our included city information packet to guide your discoveries.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Hotel Opera

This private boutique hotel has been exquisitely decorated by the well-known Swiss interior designer Roland Schön. It is ideally situated in Zurich’s city center next to the famous Opera House. The nearby lakeside promenade makes for a lovely morning jog or a leisurely stroll. Just a five-minute walk away, the glamour of the world-renowned Bahnhofstrasse unfolds, the most attractive and exclusive shopping mile in Zurich. The Old Town is also nearby, with its pastel-hued guild houses and historic buildings. For an unforgettable meal, indulge in the gourmet Restaurant Opera, awarded the “golden fish” for its exquisite seafood specialties. Elegant paintings from the young Baroque artist Tatjana Tiziana adorn its walls, inviting you into Zurich’s opera world. Free WiFi is available throughout this air-conditioned hotel.

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FREE WiFi Included
Air Conditioning
Air Conditioning
Airplane

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2025 Post-Trip Extension - Den Haag

2 Nights From $345 per person, double occupancy
Single Supplement: From $245

  • 2 nights at Boutique Hotel Corona
  • Airport car service for departure
  • Daily breakfast
  • City information
1 Begin your Post-Trip Extension

After a delicious included breakfast at your hotel, you are free to continue exploring on your own, using our included city information packet to guide your discoveries.

Included Meals: Breakfast

2 Continue your Post-Trip Extension

After a delicious included breakfast at your hotel, you are free to continue exploring on your own, using our included city information packet to guide your discoveries.

Included Meals: Breakfast

3 Departure

After an included breakfast this morning, complimentary transportation to the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport will be provided (an approximately 30 to 40-minute drive, depending on traffic) for your departing flight.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Boutique Hotel Corona

The Boutique Hotel Corona is a fine boutique property and the oldest 4-star hotel of the International City of Peace and Justice. Its elegant common rooms and guest rooms occupy three historic 17th-century buildings. High ceilings and grand chandeliers give the lobby an airy feel. Located in the center of Den Haag in a former forecourt of the Buitenhof (Dutch Parliament), it boasts an illustrious past. The Boutique Hotel Corona is only 650 feet (198 meters) from the Centrum tram stop. Free WiFi and air conditioning are available throughout the hotel.

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FREE WiFi Included
Air Conditioning
Air Conditioning
Airplane

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2024 Post-Trip Extension - Den Haag

2 Nights From $295 per person, double occupancy
Single Supplement: From $245

  • 2 nights at Boutique Hotel Corona
  • Airport car service for departure
  • Daily breakfast
  • City information
1 Begin your Post-Trip Extension

After a delicious included breakfast at your hotel, you are free to continue exploring on your own, using our included city information packet to guide your discoveries.

Included Meals: Breakfast

2 Continue your Post-Trip Extension

After a delicious included breakfast at your hotel, you are free to continue exploring on your own, using our included city information packet to guide your discoveries.

Included Meals: Breakfast

3 Departure

After an included breakfast this morning, complimentary transportation to the Amsterdam Airport will be provided (an approximately 30 to 40-minute drive, depending on traffic) for your departing flight.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Boutique Hotel Corona

The Boutique Hotel Corona is a fine boutique property and the oldest 4-star hotel of the International City of Peace and Justice. Its elegant common rooms and guest rooms occupy three historic 17th-century buildings. High ceilings and grand chandeliers give the lobby an airy feel. Located in the center of Den Haag in a former forecourt of the Buitenhof (Dutch Parliament), it boasts an illustrious past. The Boutique Hotel Corona is only 650 feet (198 meters) from the Centrum tram stop. Free WiFi and air conditioning are available throughout the hotel.

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FREE WiFi Included
Air Conditioning
Air Conditioning
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Wonderful trip that includes the best of both worlds: a cruise along the Rhine in a new (this year) boat with all the amenities including delicious and plentiful meals, and biking on varied bike paths while taking in the beautiful landscapes all around. It's a trip you shouldn't pass up!

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Bike and Barge on the Rhine River 2022 A beautiful way to see the countries of Germany, France, and The Netherlands. Float the Rhine waterway at night and ride the pathways through castles, quaint villages, and vineyards by day. Easy roads and lovely fall weather gave us a taste of days gone by. Our guides grew up in Europe and were knowledgeable concerning the history and current customs. We met lovely guests who became instant friends. Thank you VBT!

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A Fall Bike Ride Along Europe’s Rhine River

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