Avalon Waterways
Avalon Artistry II

A grand adventure in spectacular views, German vineyards and brews, and Bavarian delicacies awaits you on the Rhine and Main Rivers. Cruise through Germany from Nuremberg on the Main River cruise portion to beautiful Bamberg. Enter a world where imperial dynasties lived with a guided tour of its Romanesque cathedral amid the seven hills crowned with churches. Take a guided tour of the quaint town of Volkach and its half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets, then visit Bavaria’s largest wine-producing region with a visit to Kitzingen. Your guided tour will share legends of folklore, before cuising to wonderful Würzburg.

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Grand German Sojourn (Westbound) 2020
Countries: Germany, Holland (Netherlands)
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Nuremberg (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Bamberg: guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; beer tasting on board

Day 3 Volkach—Kitzingen: guided tours

Day 4 Würzburg: guided tour, visit the Bishop’s ResidenZ

Day 5 Main river village: guided walk

Day 6 Mainz. Excursion to Heidelberg: guided tour of Heidelberg, see the Great Vat

Day 7 Rüdesheim–Koblenz: special treat; choice of visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim, or guided hike; free time in Koblenz

Day 8 Cologne: choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour

Day 9 Amsterdam: canal cruise

Day 10 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): your cruise 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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