This magnificent vacation includes a deluxe cruise that reveals the best of Europe along the Danube, Main, and Rhine Rivers. See the sights with Certified Local Guides in Vienna, Grein, Dürnstein, Nuremberg, Bamberg, and Cologne; visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in charming Rüdesheim; and cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge past the legendary Lorelei rock. Your vacation concludes with a canal cruise past 16th-century merchant houses in delightful Amsterdam.
Highlights & Sightseeing
Cruise: deluxe 12-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon's exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSM
Day 1 Vienna (Embarkation): welcome reception
Day 2 Vienna: guided sightseeing
Day 3 Dürnstein - Grein: guided walk in Dürnstein, see the Stiftskirche; guided walk in Grein, visit the historical theater
Day 4 Linz: guided walk
Day 5 Regensburg: guided walk; enjoy a snack at the Historische Wurstküche; beer tasting
Day 6 Nuremberg: choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour
Day 7 Bamberg: guided walk, see the Old Town
Day 8 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop's Residenz
Day 9 Main River Village: guided walk
Day 10 Rüdesheim - Rhine Gorge: visit Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum; special treat; cruise through the Rhine Gorge
Day 11 Cologne: choice of guided walk or Jewish Heritage walk
Day 12 Amsterdam: canal cruise
Day 13 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
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 becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.