Magnificent Rivers Of Europe (Westbound) 202018 DAYS FROM ONLY $6,947
Austria, Germany, Holland (Netherlands), Hungary
Join a guided excursion to Munich to see Nymphenburg Palace. In Bamberg, see its Romanesque cathedral amid seven hills crowned with churches. Enjoy a beer tasting on board before sailing for the quaint Bavarian town of Volkach. Visit Kitzingen in Bavaria’s largest wine-producing area. Explore Würzburg along the famed Romantic Road, followed by a visit to a Bavarian Main River Village. In Mainz, take a guided excursion to Heidelberg Castle. Visit the Rhine Valley town of Rüdesheim and hear the sounds of oom-pah-pah in a Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum! Take a hike up the vineyard hills with a cable-car ride down, or enjoy a coffee or wine tasting (based on your departure). Cruise through the stunning Rhine Gorge on your way to Koblenz, then to Cologne—with its gothic cathedral and soaring twin steeples. Take a guided city tour or a walking tour of Cologne’s historical Jewish sites.Your cruise through Germany concludes in Amsterdam with a guided canal cruise past stately homes of the city’s Golden Age.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Budapest (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Budapest–Vienna: scenic sailing, pass through BratislavaDay 3 Vienna: guided tourDay 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 walk; beer tasting on boardDay 7 Nuremberg: lecture on board; choice of guided sightseeing in Nuremberg or Roth, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tourDay 8 Nuremberg. Excursion to Munich: guided sightseeing in Munich, see the MarienplatzDay 9 Bamberg: guided tour, see the Old Town HallDay 10 Volkach–Kitzingen: guided toursDay 11 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s ResidenzDay 12 Main river village: guided tourDay 13 Mainz. Excursion to Heidelberg: guided tour of Heidelberg, see the Great VatDay 14 Rüdesheim–Koblenz: special treat; visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum or guided hike in Rüdesheim; free time in KoblenzDay 15 Cologne: choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tourDay 16 Amsterdam: canal cruiseDay 17 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.