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
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
- 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.