Day 1 - Amsterdam
Step off the ship and you’re in downtown Amsterdam. Embark on a host-escorted walk to get your bearings, then take off to take on some of the best nightlife in all of Europe. Enjoy local beer and fare in city-center party bars. Dance yourself dizzy to rock or techno at Melkweg. Then explore Amsterdam’s cultural hot spots, like Rembrandtplein square, Leidseplen, Jordaan and the Red Light District. The fun won’t stop until you realize it’s tomorrow.
Day 2 - Amsterdam
Included - Dutch Beer or Art
Take your pick between Dutch painters or Dutch beer. On this tour you can see The Night Watch by Rembrandt and other masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum or take a tour of a Dutch brewery.
U+ Excursion -- By Water and Wind
U+ Excursion -- Canals and Cafes
U+ Excursion -- Amsterdam old and new
Day 3 - Hoorn
Included -- Intro to Hoorn
Sightseeing in Hoorn is the perfect way to spend a morning, which is why we’re doing it. Once a key city during the Dutch Golden Age, you’ll get your fill of historical facades, stunning architecture and picturesque harbors.
U+Excursion -- Dutch Cheese Trail
Day 4 - Wesel
Included -- Wesel Bike Tour
While razed during WWII, today Wesel is a beautiful contrast of old and new. We’ll bike around town and see harbor installations, Auesee Lake and Willibrord Cathedral.
U+ Excursion -- Apple Plantation
Day 5 - Cologne, Bonn and Koblenz
Included -- Intro to Cologne
Of course, you’ll see the Cathedral but there’s more to this town than that. Get a feel for old town, which is as quaint and colorful as a neighborhood can be, along with some of our favorite spots.
Included Night Out -- German Corners
Follow your host on an evening walk through Koblenz, one of the country’s oldest and most beautiful towns. Vineyards, forests and exotic mountain ranges form the backdrop to a town with over 2,000 years of storied history.
U+ Excursion -- Cologne in Depth
Included - Rhine Rider
While this bike ride isn’t steep, it is long. We’re setting off on a 31-mile bike ride down the Rhine River, seeing plenty of parks and vineyards along the way.
Day 6 - Rüdesheim
Included -- Hiking Germania Monument & Forest
We’re headed to Niederwalddenkmal, a historic monument sitting above the town. Take in the panoramic views of old town and the shimmering waters of the Rhine as you hike to the top.
Included Night Out -- Night at the Castle
Whether you want to feel like royalty or look for ghosts, a night in a medieval castle is the way to do it. We’ll explore Rheinstein Castle, drink some wine in the gardens and learn about its history from the owners.
U+ Excursion -- Wine Time
Day 7 - Frankfurt
Included -- Intro to Frankfurt
Find out exactly why Frankfurt is more than just a hub on this walking tour of the city. From great shopping to medieval buildings, there’s a lot to love.
Included -- Biking Frankfurt
Join your Wellbeing Coach and U Hosts on a bike ride along the beautiful Main river, with a well-deserved pit stop for an Apfelwein or local beer at a cozy river-side bar.
U+ Excursion -- Heidelberg University with Student Prison
U+ Excursion -- Frankfurt on Foot
Day 8 - Frankfurt