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Tulips and Castles on the Rhine River March 28-April 8, 2019

A Sunrise Tours Exclusive charter aboard the luxurious Amadeus Brilliant including a 3-night post-tour of Brussels, Luxembourg and Dutch countryside

Why a Private Charter? We can offer Sunrise Travelers a better cruise experience with more features at a lower price! • We control the itinerary and inclusions (including Sunrise Tours 25th anniversary celebration activities on board) • We “control the mic”; Sunrise staff will act as your

cruise director(s) (don’t worry, the Brilliant cruise will also feature a full staff of cruise professionals) • We book your flight, minimizing connections for a more comfortable journey

Thursday, March 28, 2019 Day 1: Overnight flight to Zurich, Switzerland Dinner and breakfast included in flight

on the Neckar River. Our guided tour features a visit to the red sandstone ruins of the castle, gardens and Grand Terrace with incredible views of the city and Neckar River. Stroll the well-preserved Baroque Old Town to the Karl-Theodor Bridge and the late Gothic Church of the Holy Spirit. Tonight, the Brilliant cruises for Rudesheim. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Friday, March 29, 2019 Day 2: Basel embarkation Arrive Switzerland, enjoy a guided tour of Basel and embark on the Amadeus Brilliant. Get comfortable in your stateroom and enjoy a first-class welcome dinner as the ship cruises for Strasbourg, France. Dinner included

Sunday, March 31, 2019 Day 4: Speyer – Heidelberg Arrive in the RhinelandPalatinate town of Speyer to explore the village which played an important role in the Holy Roman Empire during the Middle Ages. Enjoy an included half-day excursion to Heidelberg, a world-famous University City

Cologne, Germany


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Saturday, March 30, 2019 Day 3: Strasbourg Enjoy a discovery tour of the beautiful city of Strasbourg, located in the Alsace region of France and the seat of the European Parliament. Begin with a panoramic coach tour and a walking tour featuring the Old Quarter, “Le Petite France”, the famous Cathedral Strassburger Munster and 500-year-old half-timbered houses. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

First night


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Valkenburg Belgium




Speyer Luxembourg Strasbourg



Basel Zurich Switzerland

Monday, April 1, 2019 Day 5: Rudesheim – Rhine Gorge - Koblenz Enjoy a guided walking tour of Rudesheim and take the unique Winzerexpress train to visit the “Siegfried Mechanical Music Cabinet” to see the historic self-playing instruments. Cruise the spectacular Rhine River Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring castles, fortress ruins and 430-foot Lorelai Rock, a steep slate rock formation on the bank of the River. Arrive Koblenz, strategically located at the confluence of the Mosel and Rhine Rivers and, at 2,000 years old, one of the oldest towns in Germany, to see highlights including the St. Castor Basilica, Emperor Wilhelm Memorial and town landmark, the Schangel Fountain. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Day 6: Cochem A scenic morning cruise on the Mosel River brings us to Cochem, home of Reichsburg Castle and one of the most photographed villages in Germany. Enjoy a guided tour of the Castle and see why the fortified gates, pastel colored half-timbered buildings and a taste of local Mosel Riesling Wine will make Cochem a highlight of your vacation. The Brilliant cruises for Cologne this evening. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Day 7: Cologne Arrive Cologne, the cultural center of the Rhineland region, for a guided walking tour of the city including Old Town, Cathedral Square and the Cologne Cathedral, a World Heritage Site and the tallest twin-spired church in the world. Enjoy free time to explore an Old Town shop,

café or “brauhaus” before a relaxing afternoon cruise towards the Netherlands. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Thursday, April 4, 2019 Day 8: Hoorn – Amsterdam Arrive in the Dutch town of Hoorn and take a scenic drive to the traditional fishing village of Volendam for a cheese making demonstration. Cruise the famous canals of Amsterdam to get a sense of the history and wealth created during the Dutch Golden Age. The city center consists of 90 islands linked by 400 bridges and features nearly 7,500 registered historic buildings. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Saturday, April 6, 2019 Day 10: Luxembourg Travel to Europe’s smallest nation, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, to explore the rolling green hills and villas filled with parks and WWII history. Visit Bastogne, site of the famous “Battle of the Bulge”, where an outnumbered force of Americans held out against long odds against the last major German offensive on the western front, preventing the Germans from reaching Antwerp and dividing Allied Forces. See the new Bastogne War Museum and visit the Mardasson Memorial, a poignant monument erected in honor of the 77,000 Americans wounded or killed during the battle. Breakfast included

Sunday, April 7, 2019 Day 11: Brussels Explore Brussels, the “capital of Europe” and enjoy a guided tour of highlights Reichsburg Castle, Cochem, Germany Friday, April 5, 2019 including the Grote Markt, or Grand Day 9: Keukenhof Gardens Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site Disembark and stroll the world famous Keukenhof known as one of the most beautiful squares in the Gardens for the incredible display of over 7 million world. See St. Michael’s Cathedral, famous for its 16th blooming tulips. The “Garden of Europe” is open less century stained glass window, the Palace of Justice and than 2 months a year, and our cruise is timed to enjoy Manneken Pis, the best-known statue in Brussels which the spectacle. While the Gardens can trace its history to conveys a classic Belgian sense of humor. Overnight in the 15th century, 2019 will mark the 70th anniversary Brussels. Breakfast and dinner included since a bulb-seller’s consortium created the spring show phenomenon. Continue to southern Netherlands Monday, April 8, 2019 to Valkenburg for a 2-night stay. A “picture-postcard Day 12: Fly home (airport TBD) Breakfast and dinner (in village”, Valkenburg is a quaint resort town and a perfect flight) included spot from which to explore the region. Breakfast and dinner included

Keukenhof photos taken by Sunrise manager Brent Dalrymple, April 3, 2018

Brilliant Features


Mozart and Strauss Deck (Cat A-1, A-2, B-1, B-2, B-3) 161.5 sq.ft. with French Balcony

The Amadeus Brilliant is an elegant ship from Lüftner Cruises, a family owned European River cruise operator for over 30 years. Like a floating luxury boutique hotel, this sleek, modern ship offers amazing views and 100% outward-facing staterooms ship-wide, and is loaded with comforts and amenities—from spa and fitness facilities to evening entertainment, gourmet meals and wine with dinner. • We’ve chartered MS Amadeus Brilliant exclusively for Sunrise Tours travelers • Three gourmet meals a day (unless otherwise indicated) • Quality wines from the best wine regions of Europe with dinner • Complimentary bicycles for self-guided port exploring • Wireless “Quietvox” Audio-Guide Headsets during guided shore excursions • Non-smoking environment throughout ship • Strauss and Mozart Deck rooms feature floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors with French Balcony • Haydn Deck rooms feature windows (cannot be opened)

(Cat C-1, C-2) 161.5 sq.ft. with windows


(Cat Suite) 237 sq.ft.

25 th Anniversary Cruise Inclusions •

Brilliant Suite

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Cruise fare includes: roundtrip airfare, all meals (including wine with dinner) and excursions as listed, deluxe motor coach transport for airport transfers and excursions, audio-guide headsets, daily on board music entertainment and 25th Anniversary special events Not included: Gratuities for cruise staff (8-12 Euro pp/day), optional shore excursions (TBD), port charges and taxes of $160pp

Brilliant Sundeck

MS Amadeus Brilliant


Sun Deck

Per Person Double Occupancy



Strauss Deck(B)(B)

Haydn Deck(C) (C)

Haydn C-1


Haydn C-2


Strauss B-1


Strauss B-2


Strauss B-3


Mozart A-1


Mozart A-2




Single Occupancy

Starting at

(limited availability)


343 S. Kirkwood Rd. Suite 210 Saint Louis, MO 63122 (314) 394-3081 or (800) 881-8804

Sunrise Tours April 2019 River Cruise  

March 28-April 8, 2019

Sunrise Tours April 2019 River Cruise  

March 28-April 8, 2019