Sail along the Moselle, Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers and through the dramatic Rhine Gorge and Main Danube Canal on this remarkable river cruise vacation. Your journey begins in Remich, Luxembourg, where you embark your river cruise ship. Guided sightseeing in each city shows you the highlights, with inside visits to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in charming Rüdesheim, the Bishop’s Residenz in Würzburg, and Melk’s Benedictine Abbey. Other highlights: pass the legendary Lorelei rock, and participate in a lively beer tasting. All of this and more awaits on this marvelous cruise vacation.
Cruise: deluxe 14-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSMDay 1 Remich (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Trier: choice of guided city sightseeing or “Roman Trier” sightseeing, see the Porta NigraDay 3 Bernkastel: guided walk; wine tastingDay 4 Rhine Gorge–Rüdesheim: cruise through the Rhine Gorge; visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; enjoy a special treatDay 5 Main River Village: guided walkDay 6 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz Day 7 Bamberg: guided sightseeing, see the Old Town HallDay 8 Nuremberg. Excursion to Munich: guided sightseeing, see the MarienplatzDay 9 Nuremberg-Roth: choice of Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour or guided sightseeing in Roth, visit the Industrial MuseumDay 10 Regensburg: guided walk; enjoy a snack at the Historische Wurstküche; beer tastingDay 11 Passau: guided walkDay 12 Melk–Vienna: guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in MelkDay 13 Vienna: guided sightseeingDay 14 Budapest: guided sightseeing, see Fishermen’s Bastion and Heroes’ SquareDay 15 Budapest (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
Captain’s welcome & farewell receptions with sparkling wine and canapésWelcome dinnerDaily Afternoon TeaDaily Night FareFarewell dinnerComplimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; soft drinks with lunch; and wine, beer, or soft drinks with dinner are included daily on board your vessel
NOTES: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.In the rare event that the high-speed train is unavailable, alternative arrangements will be made.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.Arrival transfers are not included and are not offered for purchase with this cruise-only itinerary.