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6 Day Avalon River Cruise from Mainz to Nuremberg 2020


The Heart of Germany (Eastbound) River Cruise (WFN)

Starting from $1,867
Ship(s): Avalon Artistry II, Avalon Imagery II, Avalon Tranquility II

River Cruise Description

Welcome to the charming village of Mainz. You’ll love this fabulous 6 day Avalon river cruise from Mainz to Nuremberg 2020 adventure. You’ll explore the very heart of Germany on this sensational European river cruise from charming Mainz to historic Nuremberg. You’ll tour a friendly Main River village with an expertly guided stroll through a charming Bavarian village. You’ll cruise peacefully to quaint Wurzburg – considered the world-renowned “Pearl of the Romantic Road” – and you’ll visit its fantastic ornate Bishop’s Residenz with the biggest known ceiling fresco. Sit back and relax as your wonderful cruise ship takes you to Kitzingen in Bavaria’s world-famous wine-producing region, where you’ll discover the beauty of Bavarian’s Volkach’s with its charming half-timbered houses and ancient cobblestone streets. You’ll enjoy a fascinating beer tasting experience onboard your luxurious Avalon Waterways river cruise ship later. On to bustling Bamberg, where you’ll marvel at Germany’s “City of Seven Hills,” known as the former home of Imperial dynasties in the middle of its 7 gorgeous church-crowned hilltops. We are sure you will have a beautiful time during this 6 day Avalon river cruise from Mainz to Nuremberg 2020. Your fabulous Avalon European river cruise through the picturesque heart of Germany ends in the historic city of Nuremberg.

River Cruise Promos

$750 Off per Stateroom

*Book a select 2020 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive $375 off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between July 3, 2019 - March 9, 2020 for travel at select times in 2020. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit within the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Offer combinable only with Welcome Back Credit. Applies to new 2020 bookings only and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to participating GFOB offices only. PRMW0735
(Promotion price shown is per person, double occupancy.)
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Departure DateShipPriced From
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May 15, 2020Avalon Artistry II$2,642Call Us!
May 21, 2020Avalon Imagery II$2,599Call Us!
Jul 26, 2020Avalon Artistry II$2,499Call Us!
Oct 4, 2020Avalon Artistry II$2,599Call Us!
Dec 4, 2020Avalon Tranquility IIWaitlistCall Us!
Dec 15, 2020 $750 Off per StateroomAvalon Imagery II$2,242$1,867Call Us!
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. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:

Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.
We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests — from cooking classes, to painting workshops — to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.
Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go — from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.
  • Plus independent exploration options and use of Avalon's exclusive AvalonGO APP.

River Cruise Itinerary

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Day 1 Mainz, Germany (Embarkation)

Welcome to Germany. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding

Germany welcomes you and your crew with a welcome reception dinner just before heading to Frankfurt. Flights for Frankfurt must arrive by 2:00pm and all guests must be aboard the vessel by 5 pm.


Day 2 Main River Village

Hidden Gems and Bavarian Beauty of a Main River Village
Join a Guided Walking Tour of a picturesque Bavarian village.

Sit back and lounge on the Sky Deck while taking in the beautiful villages on the Main River shores. Later, you’ll be treated to live entertainment on board.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 Würzburg 

A Pearl of a Day on the Romantic Road
Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Würzburg with its Old Main Bridge, towering fortress, and baroque Bishop’s Residenz—with the largest known ceiling fresco.

Consider going on a Guided Optional Excursion to the gorgeous Bavarian town of Rothenburg, where you take in the local sights and be wowed by the fairytale atmosphere that has inspired artists.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 Kitzingen

Bavarian Wines, Legends, and Myths
Enjoy a Guided Sightseeing Tour and hear about the legend of a Countess, a shepherd, and a monastery. Explore Bavaria’s largest wine-producing area.
Join a Walking Tour of the quaint town of Volkach with its half-timbered houses and cobblestoned streets.
Later, indulge in a Beer Tasting on board.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Bamberg

One Thousand Years of History in the City of Seven Hills
Take a Guided Walking Tour of the former home to imperial dynasties, and see its Romanesque cathedral, Old Town Hall, and seven hills crowned with churches.

Afterwards, we recommend relaxing and enjoying a glass of German-style Rauchbier (smoked beer).

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Nuremberg (Disembarkation)

Your vacation ends after breakfast this morning. Flights should not leave Nuremberg airport before 10 am.


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