Christmastime On The Danube With 2 Nights In Prague (Eastbound) 2020
Austria, Czech Republic, Germany
Avalon Passion
This festive European river cruise vacation begins in Prague, the beautiful capital of the Czech Republic. See famous sights like Old Town’s Astronomical Clock and the Charles Bridge, but also get the unique chance to stroll through the Christmas markets. It’s a treat to see the rows of brightly decorated wooden huts that sell Christmas tree orna-ments, wooden toys, and Czech handicrafts. Explore to your heart’s content with a warm cup of svarené víno (hot mulled wine). Board your river cruise vessel in Nuremberg, Germany, with its medieval fortifications, gothic churches, and palaces. The Old Town is illuminated with festive lights and decorations and the Christmas market, one of the most fmous in the world, has dozens of stalls offering traditional wares, such as Lebku-chen (spiced gingerbread), Glühwein (hot mulled wine), and unique decorations and ornaments.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Prague: welcome to Prague

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

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

Day 4 Nuremberg: choice of guided tour or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market; lecture on board

Day 5 Regensburg: onboard Christmas Traditions lecture; guided walk; Christmas market; beer tasting on board

Day 6 Passau: guided tour; Christmas market

Day 7 Melk: guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey; onboard cookie tasting

Day 8 Vienna: choice of guided sightseeing, or culinary tour at Christmas market

Day 9 Vienna (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning

  • In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
  • Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
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