You’ll set sail in dreamy Amsterdam where wending your
way through narrow streets on two wheels is as common
as commuting by boat. It’s easy to be enchanted by
this canal-side city known for its world-class art, vibrant
festivals, and cultural charm.
Defined by Cologne Cathedral, which cuts an impressive
Gothic figure in the skyline, Cologne, Germany, spans
nearly 2,000 years of history. This cultural epicenter
has its share of modern museums, Roman ruins, and
bustling beer halls. Don’t miss Old Town with its
With architecture that takes its cue from Medieval,
Renaissance, Romantic, and Art Nouveau styles,
Strasbourg, France, is one of the most picturesque places
in all of Europe. Have your camera handy in La Petite
France, an area replete with cobbled roads and half-
timbered homes. Catch the 15th-century astronomical
clock at Cathedral Notre Dame and its moving figures.
Basel, Switzerland, the last stop on your majestic voyage,
is famed for its thriving art scene, complete with 40
museums and annual Art Basel, the most prestigious
international art fair. For modern art enthusiasts,
Fondation Beyeler, one of the finest modern and
contemporary art museums in the world, is a must-see.
The museum has housed has a number of famous works
such as Jeff Koons’ Split Rocker, illustrated here.
Celebrate the ever-changing riverscape with Michelin-
inspired cuisine that pays homage to the region’s culinary
traditions, sourced with farm-to-table ingredients and
paired with the finest wines.
Immerse yourself in local culture with a bike tour along
Amsterdam’s canals or catch a special museum exhibition
in Basel—every voyage includes a variety of shore
excursions compliments of Crystal.
Crystal River Cruises sail through the great cultural
capitals of Europe, including Vienna, Amsterdam, and so
many more, with multiple overnights, extended stays, and
curated destination experiences.
To learn more, visit crystalrivercruises.com,
call 1.888.261.1873 or contact your travel advisor.
ROMANCE ALONG THE RHINE
Cruise alongside cobbled roads, quaint canals, and striking cathedrals from Amsterdam to Switzerland on a seven-night sail aboard
a luxurious Crystal river ship. Enjoy limited-time reduced deposits of just $500 per guest, when you book by April 30, 2020.
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