Christmastime In The Heart Of Germany – Westbound 2019
Rivers:
Danube River Cruises, Main River Cruises
Countries:
Czech Republic, Germany
Embark:
Disembark:
Ship:
Avalon Visionary
This Christmastime river cruise begins in Prague, capital of the Czech Republic, and one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Set on the banks of the Vltava River, you will be immersed in holiday spirit as you explore the famous Christmas markets with rows of brightly decorated wooden huts that sell Christmas tree ornaments, wooden toys, and Czech handicrafts. Stand in front of the medieval Astronomical Clock, which amazes as an intricate art piece and visualization of time unlike anything else in the world—and don’t miss the beautifully decorated tree in Old Town.

Board your ship in Nuremberg, the unofficial capital of the Holy Roman Empire. Guided sightseeing shows you its historica treasures, as well as Old Town, illuminated with holiday lights and decorations.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Prague: arrival day at leisure

Day 2 Prague: guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit to Hradcany Castle; Christmas market

Day 3 Prague—Nuremberg (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 4 Nuremberg: choice of Nuremberg guided tour, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market

Day 5 Bamberg: guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; onboard Christmas Traditions lecture

Day 6 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz; Christmas market

Day 7 Main River Village: baking demonstration on board, guided walk

Day 8 Wiesbaden (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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