Cologne & Rhine River night scene

  • May 21, 2024–June 2, 2024


  • Three days in Switzerland: Geneva, Bern, and Zurich
  • Lüftner Cruise’s tour on the Amadeus Cara from Basel to Amsterdam
    • Strasbourg, France
    • Speyer, Germany
    • Excursion to Heidelberg
    • Rüdesheim and Koblenz
    • Side trip to Cochem on the Moselle River
    • Cologne, Germany
  • Amsterdam: walking tour and Rijksmuseum

Tour Host: Ken Bratt

Ken Bratt is a retired professor of classics at Calvin University and a specialist in Greek and Roman archaeology. He has led numerous student and adult trips to Italy, Greece, Turkey, and Croatia for over 30 years. During the trip Ken plans to give several short lectures about Romans and Reformers along the Rhine.


The cost of the tour, based on double occupancy, is currently projected to be $6800-$7300 for double occupancy, based on cabin choice. Final pricing will be set after flights can be booked. The pre-cruise stops in Switzerland, excursion to Heidelberg, and post-cruise stops in Amsterdam are included in pricing, while excursions at other cruise ports are a la carte.

Travel insurance will be offered via TravelEx for an additional fee; review the TravelEx plan after registration opens for details on pricing and coverage.

More Information

Email with your name and address if you wish to join the interest list for this tour. This does not hold a space for you on the tour, but it does ensure that you'll receive the full tour details when available. All registration will be on a first-come basis when registration opens. Final tour details and registration are expected to be available some time in August.


Map from Lüftner Cruises

Calvin tours are open to any friends of CALL and the Calvin Alumni Association who wish to travel with us. Explore other Calvin-sponsored tours, too.

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