Western Europe
Medieval & Modern History: Amsterdam to Basel along the Rhine
Wind your way through European history on a riverboat voyage along the magnificent Rhine, from the Netherlands to Switzerland.
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Program No. 22560RJ
12 days
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At a Glance

Flanked by rich history and striking beauty, the Rhine River winds through some of the world’s most charming cities, flowing past medieval ruins, soaring cliffs and terraced vineyards. Immerse yourself in world history and European heritage on this riverboat adventure from the canals of Amsterdam to the art museums of Switzerland. Explore Germany’s medieval old town centers, voyage through the verdant and mountainous Black Forest region and experience the magnificent Rhine Falls.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking and standing for up to 2 hours, including on stairs, uneven surfaces and cobblestones.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discover the Netherlands during expert-led excursions in Amsterdam and Haarlem.
  • Explore the ancient cities and extraordinary landscapes of Germany’s Black Forest region.
  • In Basel, learn about Swiss culture at museums and during a visit with local school children.

General Notes

The May 2019 departure will take a maximum of 34 participants. The Sept 2019 departure will take a maximum of 86 participants, divided into smaller groups for activities.
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Balázs Füzesi
Balázs Füzesi was born and raised in the city of Pécs, in southwestern Hungary. He has earned bachelor’s degrees in communications and in business administration and has also completed a license for leading educational excursions in his native country. He has pursued study and work with members of other nationalities whenever possible, spending a high school year in Denmark and working abroad in Greenland, London and the U.S. He credits his grandmother for his love of travel and exploration; she was an avid traveler throughout her entire life.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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