Continue your Rhine river cruise to Mainz for a guided walk and visit to the captivating Gutenberg Museum. An excursion takes you to Heidelberg to visit the ruins of its red-walled castle towering magnificently over the city.
In Strasbourg, France, the red-sandstone gothic cathedral with ancient murals and fascinating astronomical clock will amaze you. Also, stroll through the lovely La Petite France district with its quaint shops, delightful bistros, and peaceful waterfront promenade.
Before the end of your European river cruise vacation, stop in Breisach, Germany, the gateway to Germany’s Black Forest—an area of unrivaled natural beauty—best known for Black Forest ham, cherry cake, and the cuckoo clock.
And, finally, whether Basel, Switzerland is at the beginning or end of your cruise, it is a great place to spend a day or two. Basel is located where the Swiss, French and German borders meet and the city has the amazing Kunstmuseum with the first collection of art accessible to the public in Europe and the largest museum in the whole of Switzerland.