Day 2 Vienna: Choice of guided sightseeing, or culinary tour at Christmas market
Day 3 Wachau Valley-Melk-Grein: Scenic cruising through the Wachau Valley; guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk; onboard cookie tasting, guided tour in Grein
Day 4 Passau: Guided tour; Christmas market
Day 5 Regensburg: Guided tour; Christmas market; beer tasting on board
Day 6 Nuremberg: On board Christmas Traditions lecture; choice of guided tour, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market
Day 7 Nuremberg. Excursion to Munich: Guided tour, see the Marienplatz, Christmas market
Day 8 Nuremberg: Day at leisure to visit Christmas market
Day 9 Bamberg: Guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; onboard Christmas Traditions lecture
Day 10 Würzburg: Guided tour, visit the Bishop's Residence; Christmas market
Day 11 Main river village: Cookie-baking demonstration on board; guided tour
Day 12 Frankfurt (Disembarkation): Your cruise 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 November until the third week of December, depending on the location.