This magnificent vacation includes a deluxe cruise that reveals the best of Europe along the Danube, Main, and Rhine Rivers. See the sights with Certified Local Guides in Vienna, Grein, Dürnstein, Nuremberg, Bamberg, and Cologne; visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in charming Rüdesheim; and cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge past the legendary Lorelei rock. Your vacation concludes with a canal cruise past 16th-century merchant houses in delightful Amsterdam.
Cruise: deluxe 12-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSMDay 1 Vienna (Embarkation): welcome receptionDay 2 Vienna: guided sightseeingDay 3 Dürnstein–Grein: guided walk in Dürnstein, see the Stiftskirche; guided walk in Grein, visit the historical theaterDay 4 Linz: guided walkDay 5 Regensburg: guided walk; enjoy a snack at the Historische Wurstküche; beer tastingDay 6 Nuremberg: choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tourDay 7 Bamberg: guided walk, see the Old TownDay 8 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s ResidenzDay 9 Main River Village: guided walkDay 10 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge: visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum; special treat; cruise through the Rhine GorgeDay 11 Cologne: choice of guided walk or Jewish Heritage walkDay 12 Amsterdam: canal cruiseDay 13 Amsterdam (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.Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.