Jewels Of Central Europe – Cruise Only Westbound 201916 DAYS FROM ONLY $5,698
Danube, Main, Mosel/Moselle
Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg
These picturesque Bavarian villages are a photographer's dream. Visit Würzburg and the impressive Bishop’s Residenz, then sail into the Rhine River and stop in Rüdesheim—a quintessential Rhine Valley town. Later, cruise the wide, peaceful curves of the Moselle River Valley, famous for its picturesque scenery, and arrive in the wine village of Bernkastel surrounded by Germany’s largest expanse of vineyards. Before you leave, we’ll introduce you to some of the famed Moselle wines. In Trier, Germany, believed to be even older than Rome—having been populated over a thousand years before the Romans arrived—a Local Guide will show you the sights, including the Porta Nigra, the only surviving fortified gate from the original Roman settlement.Disembark in Luxembourg and take home many happy memories of this fascinating European river cruise!
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Budapest (Embarkation): welcome to Hungary; onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Budapest–Vienna: cruisingDay 3 Vienna: guided sightseeingDay 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 boardDay 5 Passau: guided walkDay 6 Regensburg: guided tour; beer tasting on boardDay 7 Nuremberg: choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Rally Grounds Tour Day 8 Nuremberg. Munich excursion: excursion to Munich, guided sightseeing, see the MarienplatzDay 9 Bamberg: guided walk, see the Old Town HallDay 10 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s ResidenzDay 11 Main River Village: guided walkDay 12 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge: visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat; cruise through the Rhine GorgeDay 13 Bernkastel: guided walk; wine tastingDay 14 Trier: choice of guided city sightseeing or “Roman Trier,” see the Porta NigraDay 15 Remich (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.