2021 Season

Grand German Sojourn with 2 Nights in Prague


cruise: WANE 12 Day River Cruise Amsterdam to Prague
For a grand view of many of the charming and captivating towns of Holland and Germany, you’ll cruise on the Rhine and Main Rivers from Amsterdam to Nuremberg. Experience the color and character of Amsterdam with a guided canal cruise on its iconic waterways, then cruise on the Rhine River to Cologne. Take a guided tour of the city or choose a walking tour of Cologne’s historical Jewish sites. Cruising toward the splendid Rhine Gorge, stop in Rüdesheim—flanked by hillside vineyards and Rhine River shores. Visit the marvelous Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum to hear some of its 350 self-playing instruments. From Frankfurt, take a guided excursion to magnificent Heidelberg Castle, then visit a Main River Village for a picturesque day in Bavaria. Würzburg will delight you with a guided tour of its Old Main Bridge, fortress, and frescoed ceiling of its baroque Bishop’s Residenz along the famed Romantic Road.

Your Main River cruise portion flows into Bavaria’s largest wine-producing region with a visit to Kitzingen. Your guided tour will share legends of folklore, followed by a leisurely sail to stroll the quaint town of Volkach and its half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets. In Bamberg, enter a world where imperial dynasties lived with a guided tour of its Romanesque cathedral amid the seven hills crowned with churches. We recommend toasting your German river cruise with a sweet and savory Rauchbier (smoked beer) before cruising to Nuremberg for disembarking your ship.

Continue your vacation your way with a 2-night stay in the Golden City of Prague and see Hradčany Castle grounds, St. Vitus Cathedral, and Old Town’s Astronomical Clock. Enjoy free time as well to explore this exquisite city.
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Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Amsterdam: Canal cruise

Day 3 Cologne: Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour

Day 4 Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim: Choice of visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim or a hike in the vineyards with your Adventure Host

Day 5 Frankfurt. Excursion to Heidelberg: Guided tour of Heidelberg, see the Great Vat

Day 6 Main river village: Guided walk

Day 7 Würzburg: Guided tour, visit the Bishop's Residence

Day 8 Kitzingen-Volkach: Guided tours

Day 9 Bamberg: Choice of guided tour, see the Old Town Hall, or guided hike

Day 10 Nuremberg (Disembarkation): Transfer to Prague

Day 11 Prague: Guided tour

Day 12 Prague: Your vacation ends this morning
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Avalon Choice

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.

notes


  • 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.
The “Starting at” or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per person based on twin occupancy and any applicable port charges, non-commissionable taxes and fees and intra-vacation flight are included in the price shown. Any included overnight stay in Canada, applicable GST/HST is also included in the price shown. International airfare, however, is not included. If price is crossed out, the new price shown includes a limited time promotional offer(s). Please review current promotions or deals for additional information.