Avalon Waterways
Avalon Visionary

Board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Budapest and enjoy an overnight sailing to Vienna. Then cruise from Austria to Germany as you sail to Passau, then the Bavarian city of Regensburg to see the 12th-century Old Town Hall.

Your Germany vacation continues as you cruise to Nuremberg, where you can choose from two guided excursions—classic city sightseeing, or a tour of the historic Nuremberg Rally Grounds of WWII notoriety.
Your picturesque European river cruise continues to Nuremberg from where you will join a full day excursion to Munich. Sail to Frankfurt for your choice of two incuded guided tours, and on to Rüdesheim and through the magnificent Rhine Gorge.

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Enchanted Europe – Cruise Only Westbound 2019
Countries: Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, New Zealand, Switzerland

Tour Highlights

Day 1 Budapest (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Budapest—Vienna:

Day 3 Vienna:
guided sightseeing

Day 4 Dürnstein—Wachau Valley—Melk:
choice of guided tour, or hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein; scenic cruise through the Wachau Valley; guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; wine tasting on board

Day 5 Passau:
guided walk

Day 6 Regensburg:
guided walk beer tasting on board

Day 7 Nuremberg:
choice of guided sightseeing, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour

Day 8 Nuremberg. Excursion to Munich:
full day guided tour in Munich

Day 9 Bamberg:
guided tour, see the Old Town Hall

Day 10 Würzburg:
guided tour, visit to the Bishop’s Residenz

Day 11 Main River Village:
guided tour

Day 12 Frankfurt:
choice of guided tour in Frankfurt, or guided tour in Seligenstadt

Day 13 Boppard–Rhine Gorge—Rüdesheim:
time at leisure in Boppard; cruise through the Rhine Gorge; visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat

Day 14 Strasbourg:
guided tour, visit to La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral

Day 15 Breisach. Excursion to Black Forest:
choice of excursion to Black Forest, or guided tour in Colmar

Day 16 Basel (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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