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Central European Experience — Eastbound 2016 / 2015 / 2017

12 days from Paris to Prague (WRN)

  • Cruise Overview
  • Day By Day Itinerary
  • Included Highlights & Features
  • Dates & Prices
Central European Experience – Eastbound Central European Experience – Eastbound

Cruise Overview

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

Highlights & Sightseeing

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

Day 1-2 Paris: welcome to France; guided sightseeing on Day 2

Day 3 Paris - Remich (Embarkation): travel by high-speed train from Paris to Metz or Luxembourg City; continue by motorcoach to Remich; onboard welcome reception

Day 4 Trier: choice of guided sightseeing or "Roman Trier" sightseeing, see the Porta Nigra

Day 5 Bernkastel: guided walk; wine tasting

Day 6 Rhine Gorge - Rüdesheim: cruise through the Rhine Gorge; visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; enjoy a special treat

Day 7 Main River village: guided walk

Day 8 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop's Residenz

Day 9 Bamberg: guided walk, see the Old Town Hall

Day 10 Nuremberg (Disembarkation)"Prague: travel by motorcoach to Prague

Day 11 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradcany Castle grounds

Day 12 Prague: 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.