12 Day Avalon River Cruise from Prague to Paris 2019

12 Day Avalon River Cruise from Prague to Paris - Westbound

Central European Experience with 2 Nights Paris - Westbound River Cruise (WNR1)

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Avalon Waterways

River Cruise Description

Soak in the experience of Central Europe’s treasures that await you along the Rhine, Moselle, and Main Rivers, and finish your journey with an extravagant visit to the famous city of Paris. This 2019 12 day Avalon river cruise from Prague to Paris is one to be remembered.

Start your European river cruise with a visit to see Old Town’s Astronomical Clock by joinging a sightseeing tour with an expert guide in the outstanding capital of Czech Republic—also known as the city of 100 spires.

Visit some of Nuremberg’s historic sites, including the churches of Bamberg, and Würzburg—known as the “Pearl of the Romantic Road.” You will stop and visit a Main River town before embarking through the glittering waters of the Rhine Gorge to your next destination of Rüdesheim. You will also cruise through Austria’s wine making region of Wachau Valley as you make your way to Bernkastel, then stop in Grevenmacher to join an exploration to the historic city of Trier.

Cruise to Remich, Luxembourg, along the elegant Moselle River to conclude the Avalon European river cruise portion of your vacation, and travel by way of high-speed train to the vibrant city of Paris for your Monograms vacation package. Encounter this “City of Lights” on a VIP sightseeing tour with an expert guide and experience historic landmarks and monuments like the world-renowned Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre Museum, and the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Take advantage of free time with suggestions from your Monograms Local Host® on how to make the most of your stay in Paris!

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River Cruise Itinerary

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Day 1 Arrive in Prague, Czech Republic

Welcome to the Golden City of Prague—Explore the City of 100 Spires

Welcome to the incredible Czech Republic, your 12 day Avalon river cruise from Prague to Paris has begun! Take a walk through the luxurious streets of this vibrant city and spend your free evening in one of Prague’s delightful cafés for an exquisite dinner and authentic Czech Beer. This 2019 12 day Avalon river cruise from Prague to Paris will paint your memory with unforgettable picturesque moments of your journey through Central Europe to last for years to come. Remember this fantastic region for its history, culture, cuisine, and beauty.

Day 2 Prague

The Charles Bridge and Europe’s Best Beer

Guided sightseeing; see the Astronomical Clock; visit Hradčany Castle grounds

CLASSIC Participate in a Guided City Walk to tour the Hradčany Castle grounds and get a look at St. Vitus Cathedral and the city’s Astronomical Clock.

Later on, you might opt to participate in a Guided Option Excursion with an expert local guide to experience some of the secret treasures of Prague with a stop at Charles Bridge and Malá Strana—both two of the most romantic and scenic sites of Prague.

Use some of your free time to engage with the locals and be enthralled by the street performances and artists in Wenceslas Square, or stroll through the market stalls at Charles Bridge. You might enjoy getting a taste of the decadent plum dumplings and local Pilsner Lager alongside the Vltava River.

(Breakfast)

Day 3 Prague-Nuremberg, Germany (Embarkation)

Living Heritage and History Lessons

In the morning, travel to Nuremberg, Germany by way of motor coach where you will join a guided tour.

CLASSIC Participate in a Guided Tour of Nuremberg’s renaissance-era buildings and architecture, gothic cathedral, gilded fountain, and Kaiserburg Castle.

During your afternoon, board your Suite Ship® in Nuremberg. There will be an onboard welcome reception dinner in the evening for all river cruise guests.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG
(Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 4 Bamberg

One Thousand Years of History in the City of Seven Hills

Today, enjoy guided sightseeing and see the Old Town Hall.

CLASSIC Go for a Walking Tour of the former residential place of imperial dynasties—accompanied by an expert guide—and experience its monumental Romanesque cathedral, Old Town Hall, and the seven hills adorned with historic churches.

During your evening, unwind with live entertainment onboard your Avalon Waterways river cruise ship.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WÜRZBURG
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Würzburg

A Pearl, a Painting, and a Glass of Wine for the Perfect Afternoon

Today, enjoy guided sightseeing and visit the Bishop’s Residenz.

CLASSIC Participate in a Guided Sightseeing Tour—accompanied by an expert guide—of the famous “Pearl of the Romantic Road” boasting its Old Main Bridge, soaring fortress, and classic Bishop’s Residenz—with the grandest ceiling fresco in existence.

Adventure throughout this boisterous city on your own or stop to get a taste of Czech wine at a local winery. Later in the evening, relax with live entertainment on board your ship.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Main River Village

Hidden Gems and Bavarian Beauty of a Main River Village

CLASSIC Participate in a Walking tour—accompanied by an expert guide—of the alluring and vivid Bavarian village.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RÜDESHEIM
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7 Rudesheim – Rhine Gorge

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country

Today, tour Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; enjoy a special treat; sail through the waters of the expansive Rhine Gorge.

DISCOVERY Visit the magnificent Mechanical Music Museum for a compelling and educational instrumental experience, OR:

DISCOVERY Delight in either a Wine Tasting or a Coffee Tasting—depending on your departure date.

Sail through the glittering waters of the glorious Rhine Gorge, with lush green landscapes on either side, as you make your way to your next destination of Bernkastel.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BERNKASTEL
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8 Bernkastel

Gracious German Vineyards of the Moselle Valley

Today, enjoy a guided walk and a delightful wine tasting as you continue your fabulous Europe river cruise.

CLASSIC Go for a Walking Tour of the enchanting Bernkastel wine village—accompanied by an expert guide—to experience its 17th-century half-timbered residential buildings and renaissance-era inspired marketplace.

Use your free time during the afternoon as you wish—you might enjoy taking a hike to get a look at the breathtaking and expansive vineyard landscapes, or taking a bike ride along the pathways of this medieval village, or enjoy a peaceful time relaxing with a glass of local wine.

DISCOVERY Participate in a delicious Wine Tasting to get an authentic taste of the craft of German wine making as passed down through hundreds of years.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO GREVENMACHER
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9 Grevenmacher, Luxembourg. Excursion to Trier

Ancient Worlds, Old World Charm, and World-Class Wine

Today, have your pick of guided city sightseeing or “Roman Trier” sightseeing in Trier; see the Porta Nigra.

CLASSIC Participate in a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Germany’s most historic city of Trier—with its ancient Roman ruins dating back to 144-152 AD. Begin with a walk through the city center in Port Nigra, OR:

CLASSIC Take part in an educational history-oriented Roman Trier Tour with an expert guide to be educated in the elaborate history of the Roman civilization of this city that resides along the Moselle River, and see the ruins of an enormous 20,000-seat amphitheater and intricate imperial baths.

During your afternoon, go for a Guided Optional Excursion to the incredible city of Luxembourg—boasting unforgettable views, historic ancient ruins, and compelling modern architecture along its expansive gorge region.

Cruise to Remich during the evening.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN REMICH
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10 Remich, Luxembourg (Disembarkation) – Paris, France

Disembark from your Avalon Waterways cruise ship and travel to the train station in Luxembourg City. You will finish your 12 day Avalon river cruise from Prague to Paris in this beautiful city of love. Transfer by high-speed train in your first-class seat to the beautiful city of Paris where your Monograms package begins.

(Breakfast)

Day 11 Paris

Experience unforgettable sightseeing spots—included in your sightseeing package—to landmarks like the historic Notre Dame Cathedral that saw the crowning of the emperor Napoleon in 1804, and the Louvre (Tuesdays: Louvre replaced with Seine cruise) to get an in person look at the historic and world-famous Mona Lisa painting by the famed artist Leonardo Da Vinci amongst other treasures, (here, your VIP access allows you to skip the long lines).

(Breakfast)

Day 12 Paris

Your Europe river cruise adventure comes to a close with one final breakfast this morning. Thank you for allowing us to give you a memorable vacation experience.

(Breakfast)

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