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9 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Basel to Nuremberg 2022
River Cruise DescriptionSee the grandeur of Germany on a European river cruise through its most picturesque destinations along the Main and Rhine Rivers. Your picturesque European river cruise begins on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland. You'll sail to Breisach-with your choice of a visit to Badischer Winzerkeller, or an excursion to the Black Forest. Sail to the city of Strasbourg, France for a guided tour and visit to the La Petite France district and Gothic-style cathedral, then on to the vineyards and wine village of Rüdesheim through the spectacular views of Rhine Gorge. The modern and charming city of Frankfurt is also on your route along the Rhine River, and you'll sail on the Main River to visit an authentic Main River village on your way to Würzburg. Take a guided tour of Bamberg, before concluding your cruise in Nuremberg. From Switzerland to Bavaria, your German river cruise will create grand memories indeed!
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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. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:
- Plus independent exploration options and use of Avalon's exclusive AvalonGO APP.
River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 BASEL, SWITZERLAND (EMBARKATION)Welcome to Switzerland! Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Zürich or Basel must arrive by 3 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.Enjoy dinner and explore the ship on your first night on board as you sail to Breisach.
Day 2 BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO BLACK FOREST
Day 3 STRASBOURG, FRANCE
Day 4 RÜDESHEIM, GERMANY–RHINE GORGE
Day 5 FRANKFURT. EXCURSION TO SELIGENSTADT
Day 6 MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
Day 7 WÜRZBURG
Day 8 BAMBERG
Day 9 NUREMBERG (DISEMBARKATION)Your cruise ends this morning with breakfast.Flights shouldn’t leave Nuremberg airport before 10 am.
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