Jewels Of Central Europe With 2 Nights In London & 2 Nights In Paris (Eastbound) 202020 DAYS FROM ONLY $8407
Danube River Cruises, Main River Cruises, Mosel/Moselle River Cruises
Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, United Kingdom (England)
Cruise on the Moselle, Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers from Luxembourg to Budapest. Begin in Remich with excursion sightseeing of the ancient Roman sites of Trier; visit the charming German wine village of Bernkastel; and cruise through the stunning Rhine Gorge on your way to the wine-making town of Rüdesheim. You’ll visit a charming Bavarian Main River village, and tour Würzburg—the “Pearl of the Romantic Road.” In Bamberg, tour the city of seven hills. Take an excursion from Nuremberg to Munich for a full-day tour, including Nymphenburg Palace. In Roth join guided sightseeing of the Bavarian town’s timbered houses, or take an excursion to tour Nuremberg’s historic sites, including Kaiserburg Castle or the Nuremberg Rally Grounds. Enjoy sightseeing in Regensburg to see the 179 AD entrance to Castra Regina fortress, and a guided city walk through the “City of Three Rivers”—Passau. Sail to Linz and enjoy free time to sample its famous pastries. In Melk, tour the magnificent Benedictine Abbey above the Wachau Valley. On to Vienna, “The City of Music,” for guided sightseeing of the historic Habsburg Empire—including the Imperial Palace, Vienna Opera House, and stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Your cruise concludes in Budapest.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 London: welcome to EnglandDay 2 London: guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul’s Cathedral (except on Sundays)Day 3 London–Paris: travel by high-speed Eurostar train to Paris (Standard class)Day 4 Paris: guided sightseeing, Seine river cruiseDay 5 Paris–Remich (Embarkation): travel by high-speed train (first class) to Luxembourg City; motorcoach transfer to Remich to board your Avalon ship; onboard welcome receptionDay 6 Trier: choice of guided city sightseeing or “Roman Trier” sightseeing, see the Porta NigraDay 7 Bernkastel: guided walk, or hike up to the castle ruins with your Avalon Adventure Host; wine tastingDay 8 Rhine Gorge–Rüdesheim: scenic cruising through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, or cable car ride in Rüdesheim; special treatDay 9 Main River Village: guided walkDay 10 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s ResidenzDay 11 Bamberg: lecture on board; guided tour, see the Old Town HallDay 12 Nuremberg. Excursion to Munich: guided sightseeing, see the MarienplatzDay 13 Roth. Excursion to Nuremberg: choice of Nuremberg or Roth guided tour, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; lecture on boardDay 14 Regensburg: guided walk; beer tasting on boardDay 15 Passau: guided walkDay 16 Melk–Wachau Valley: guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; scenic cruising through the Wachau ValleyDay 17 Vienna: guided sightseeingDay 18 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes’ SquareDay 19 Budapest (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.