German Grandeur (Westbound)
See the grandeur of Germany with a scenic river cruise through its most picturesque destinations along the Main and Rhine Rivers. Embark on your Avalon Suite Ship® in Nuremberg, and sail to Bamberg for a guided walking tour of the historic home to imperial dynasties. Your enchanting river cruise continues to Würzburg-the “Pearl of the Romantic Road.” From here sail to Frankfurt, where you can join a guided sightseeing tour of the city, or visit the nearby town of Seligenstadt. On your way to Rüdesheim enjoy a sailing through the picturesque views of Wachau Valley. Then cruise to Strasbourg and join a guided city tour of Strasbourg’s sights, such as the stunning stained-glass of its gothic cathedral, the astronomical clock, and La Petite France district. Your scenic cruise through Europe includes a stop in Breisach to visit Germany’s beautiful Black Forest region. Choose a visit to Badischer Winzerkeller, or a day trip to the Black Forest’s Vogtsbauernhof open-air museum, and more. Your river cruise on the Rhine and Main Rivers comes to an end in Basel, Switzerland, but your memories of this tremendous adventure through many of Eu-rope’s most beautiful destinations will last a lifetime.
Day 1 Nuremberg (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception Day 2 Bamberg: guided tour, see the Old Town Hall Day 3 Würzburg: guided tour, visit to the Bishop’s Residenz Day 4 Main River Village: guided tourDay 5 Frankfurt: choice of guided tour in Frankfurt, or guided tour in SeligenstadtDay 6 Boppard–Rhine Gorge–Rüdesheim: time at leisure in Boppard; scenic cruise through the Rhine Gorge; visit to Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in RüdesheimDay 7 Strasbourg: guided tour, visit to La Petite France district and the gothic cathedralDay 8 Breisach. Excursion to Black Forest: choice of excursion to Black Forest, or visit to Badische WinzerkellerDay 9 Basel (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
Nuremberg, Germany (Embarkation)
Main River Village
Frankfurt Excursion To Seligenstadt
Breisach, Germany (Black Forest)
Basel, Switzerland (Disembarkation)