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European Splendor - Westbound 2016 / 2015

13 days from Vienna to Amsterdam (WVA)

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

Cruise Overview

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

Meals

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 becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.