Day 2 Prague: Guided tour, see the Astronomical Clock and visit to Hradcany Castle; Christmas market
Day 3 Prague-Nuremberg (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception
Day 4 Nuremberg: Choice of Nuremberg guided tour or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market
Day 5 Bamberg: Guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; onboard Christmas Traditions lecture
Day 6 Würzburg: Guided tour, visit the Bishop's Residence; Christmas market
Day 7 Main river village: Onboard cookie-baking demonstration; guided tour
Day 8 Frankfurt. Excursion to Rüdesheim: Visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum; German lunch with wine/coffee tasting; Christmas market
Day 9 Speyer. Excursion to Heidelberg: Guided visit of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat; free time for Christmas market
Day 10 Strasbourg: Guided tour, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral; Christmas market
Day 11 Breisach: Choice of visit to a local winery in Breisach or excursion to the Black Forest
Day 12 Basel (Disembarkation): Your vacation ends this morning
Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. Plus, we offer independent exploration options and the use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP on most of our cruises.
Below are 3 types of included shore excursions for you to experience.
- 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.
- Christmas markets generally operate from late Nov until the third week of Dec.