Basel Wine Fair
(typically held the last week of October)
Basel will be hosting the Basel Wine Fair, bringing around 3,500 wines from 23 nations to this charming city in Northern Switzerland. With a variety of wines from Armenia, Italy, Spain, France, Switzerland and more, enjoy flavors from all over Europe. Wine merchants and makers will be there to acquaint you with the perfect wine for your palate.
Enjoy Jazz in Heidelberg
(typically held early October through mid November)
Enjoy Jazz, the International Festival for Jazz and More, will be coming to Heidelberg, Germany. For over seven weeks, musical events such as concerts, master classes and matinees are offered to cater to the music lover in all of us. The biggest and most significant jazz festival in Germany, Enjoy Jazz showcases talent ranging from well-established artists to rising stars with a mixing of many styles of music.
As part of your independent exploration before or after your cruise, see these places on our Rhine River itineraries, including Captivating Rhine and Enchanting Rhine.
Hero image photo credit: "Erwin Ditzner’s Carte Blanche: Tribute to Johannes Bauer", Christian Gaier