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Central European Experience - Westbound 2016 / 2015 / 2017

12 days from Prague to Paris (WNR)

  • Cruise Overview
  • Day By Day Itinerary
  • Included Highlights & Features
  • Dates & Prices
Central European Experience - Westbound Central European Experience - Westbound

Cruise Overview

This splendid Central Europe river cruise introduces you to the magnificent Main, Rhine, and Moselle Rivers, as well as to the fascinating Main Danube Canal. Your vacation begins with two overnights, guided sightseeing, and a visit of the Hradcany Castle grounds in the "Golden City" of Prague. Also enjoy guided sightseeing in Bamberg, Würzburg, and Trier. Visit the Bishop's Residenz in Würzburg, Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in pretty Rüdesheim, and enjoy a tasting of Moselle wines in Bernkastel. Other highlights: cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, and travel by high-speed train to Paris. Your vacation ends in Paris with two overnights and guided sightseeing of the major sights.

Highlights & Sightseeing

Cruise: deluxe 7-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon's exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSM

Days 1- 2 Prague: welcome to the Czech Republic; guided sightseeing on Day 2, see the Astronomical Clock and
visit Hradcany Castle grounds

Day 3 Prague - Nuremberg (Embarkation): travel by motorcoach to Nuremberg; onboard welcome reception

Day 4 Bamberg: guided walk, see the Old Town Hall

Day 5 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop's Residenz

Day 6 Main River Village: guided walk

Day 7 Rüdesheim - Rhine Gorge: visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum; special treat; cruise through the Rhine Gorge

Day 8 Bernkastel: guided walk, Moselle wine tasting

Day 9 Trier: choice of guided city sightseeing or "Roman Trier" sightseeing in Trier, see the Porta Nigra

Day 10 Remich (Disembarkation)"Paris: travel by motorcoach from Remich to Luxembourg City or Metz; continue by high-speed train to Paris

Day 11 Paris: guided sightseeing

Day 12 Paris: your vacation ends this morning

Meals

Buffet breakfast in Paris and Prague; superb dining with meals on board featuring full breakfast with complimentary sparkling wine, lunch with complimentary soft drinks, and dinner including complimentary wine, beer, or soft drinks; a welcome reception, Captain's reception, and farewell dinner; one sitting with open seating arrangements

NOTES:

  • In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.
  • Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.