Christmastime In The Heart Of Germany – Eastbound 20199 DAYS FROM ONLY $2129
Danube River Cruises, Main River Cruises
Czech Republic, Germany
Continue your Christmastime river cruise to Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the many nativity scenes exhibited throughout the town are sure to delight. Then Nuremberg, where, after your guided tour, you are free to visit the Christmas market, one of the most famous in the world. Be sure to savor some traditional lebkuchen (spicy gingerbread), a Nuremberg specialty. While on board, you’ll also learn how to bake a traditional cookie and hear all about German Christmas traditions.Disembark your ship and travel to Prague, Czech Republic—a 1,200-year-old city preserved in time. Stand in front of the medieval Astronomical Clock, and browse the Christmas markets where rows of brightly decorated wooden huts sell Christmas tree ornaments, wooden toys, and Czech handicrafts. And you can’t miss the beautifully decorated tree in Old Town!Historical treasures of Germany and magnificent Prague are perfectly paired with the sights, sounds, and tastes of the joyous holiday season on this unforgettable European river cruise.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Wiesbaden (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Main river village: guided walk, onboard baking demonstrationDay 3 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz; Christmas marketDay 4 Bamberg: onboard Christmas Traditions lecture; guided sightseeing, see the Old Town Hall; Christmas marketDay 5 Nuremberg: choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas marketDay 6 Nuremberg (Disembarkation)—Prague: travel to PragueDay 7 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradcany Castle Grounds; Christmas marketDay 8 Prague: 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