Christmastime In The Heart Of Germany – Cruise Only Eastbound 2019
Danube, Main
Czech Republic, Germany
Avalon Artistry II
In Wiesbaden, board your Avalon Suite Ship® which is decorated and dressed up in Christmas colors, and embark on this festive Christmastime river cruise through the heart of Germany, ending in historical Nuremberg.

Your European river cruise takes you behind medieval walls and towered gates to enjoy a guided walking tour in a picturesque village along the Main River. Celebrate the season in charming Würzburg, known as the “Pearl of the Romantic Road,” and surrounded by sloping hills covered with vineyards. Visit the ornate Bishop’s Residenz—home to the largest ceiling fresco ever painted, then stroll through the Christmas markets while you sip Glühwein (hot mulled wine).

Cntinue your Christmastime river cruise to Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the many nativity scenes exhibited throughout the town are sure to delight.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Wiesbaden (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Main river village:
guided walk, onboard baking demonstration

Day 3 Würzburg:
guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz; Christmas market

Day 4 Bamberg:
onboard Christmas Traditions lecture; guided sightseeing, see the Old Town Hall; Christmas market

Day 5 Nuremberg:
choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market

Day 6 Nuremberg (Disembarkation):
your vacation ends this morning

  • 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
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