Jewels Of Central Europe With 2 Nights In Budapest & 2 Nights In Paris (Westbound) 202020 DAYS FROM ONLY $7374
tale of Richard the Lionheart in Dürnstein, and tour the magnificent Benedictine Abbey high above Melk. Enjoy a guided city walk through the “City of Three Rivers”—Passau—before sailing to Regensburg. You’ll also visit Roth for guided sightseeing of the Bavarian town’s timbered, houses, or take an excursion to tour Nuremberg’s historic sites, including Kaiserburg Castle or the WWII Rally Grounds. Take an excursion from Nuremberg to Munich for a full-day tour. In Bamberg, tour the city of seven hills, crowned with churches, then visit a charming Bavarian Main River village, and tour Würzburg—the “Pearl of the Romantic Road.” Hear German music from some of the 350 self-playing instruments in Rüdesheim’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, then sail through the spectacular Rhine Gorge on your way to Bernkastel. Sail into Luxembourg to join an excursion from Grevenmacher to see the ancient Roman sites of Trier, and disembark your European river cruise in Remich. Upon disembarking from your Avalon Suite Ship®, you’ll board your high-speed train for the “City of Light,” Paris!
Tour HighlightsDays 1 Budapest: welcome to HungaryDay 2 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes' SquareDay 3 Budapest (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 4 Vienna: scenic sailing, pass through BratislavaDay 5 Vienna: guided sightseeingDay 6 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 7 Passau: guided walkDay 8 Regensburg: guided tour; beer tasting on boardDay 9 Nuremberg: choice of guided sightseeing in Nuremberg or Roth, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour Day 10 Nuremberg. Munich excursion: excursion to Munich, guided sightseeing, see the MarienplatzDay 11 Bamberg: guided walk, see the Old Town Hall; lecture on boardDay 12 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s ResidenzDay 13 Main River Village: guided walkDay 14 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge: visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat; cruise through the Rhine GorgeDay 15 Bernkastel: guided walk; wine tastingDay 16 Trier: choice of guided city sightseeing, or “Roman Trier,” see the Porta NigraDay 17 Remich (Disembarkation)–Paris: transfer to Luxembourg City to board the high-speed train (first class) to ParisDay 18 Paris: guided sightseeing, Seine river cruise Day 19 Paris: your vacation ends this morning: 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.