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6 Day Avalon River Cruise from Nuremberg to Mainz 2020

6 Day Avalon River Cruise from Nuremberg to Mainz

The Heart of Germany (Westbound) River Cruise (WNF)

Starting from $2,099
Ship(s): Avalon Artistry II, Avalon Imagery II, Avalon Tranquility II

River Cruise Description

Welcome to historic Nuremberg, Germany! You will Fall in love with this fabulous 6 day Avalon River cruise from Nuremberg to Mainz, which takes you into the very heart of beautiful Germany. You’ll marvel at the fantastic destinations you’ll visit, such as enjoying the lush green grape vineyards that cover the riverscapes. You’ll tour some of the most historic sites along the Main river and as your luxurious Avalon river cruise ship makes its stops throughout picturesque Germany. You’ll enjoy a peaceful cruise from historic Nuremberg on the Main River cruise portion to charming Bamberg. You’ll enjoy learning of a world where ancient imperial dynasties lived with an expert guided tour of its stunningly elegant Romanesque cathedral amid the beautiful seven hills crowned with magnificent churches. You’ll take an exciting guided tour of the quaint town of Volkach with its amazing half-timbered houses and ancient cobblestone streets.

Then you’ll tour Bavaria’s biggest wine-producing region with a visit to Kitzingen. Your friendly guide will make your tour come alive to you. He will share folklore legends, before you cruise to bustling Würzburg. You’ll enjoy a fascinating guided tour of Würzburg’s Old Main Bridge, iconic fortress, and the alluring beautiful frescoed ceiling of its ornate Bishop’s Residenz along the world-famous Romantic Road. You’ll marvel as you tour a charming Main River Village for a stunning day in magnificent Bavaria, and continue to the final destination of Mainz, where you’ll join a guided excursion to historic Heidelberg Castle. Your 6 day Avalon river cruise from Nuremberg to Mainz 2020 ends in charming Mainz. We hope you will take many wonderful memories and photographs with you as you return home.

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Departure DateShipPriced From
(per person)
Jun 19, 2020Avalon Artistry II$2,742Call Us!
Aug 14, 2020Avalon Artistry II$2,642Call Us!
Nov 8, 2020Avalon Artistry II$3,020Call Us!
Dec 2, 2020Avalon Imagery II$3,027Call Us!
Dec 9, 2020Avalon Tranquility II$2,099Call 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 Nuremberg, Germany (Embarkation)

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

Flights into Nuremberg must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Set sail while enjoying dinner on your first night onboard.


Day 2 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

Take a walk through the city on your own this afternoon.

Later, indulge in a beer tasting on board.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 Volkach

Bavarian Beauty on the Main River
Join a Walking Tour of the quaint town of Volkach with its half-timbered houses and cobblestoned streets.

Relax as you cruise to  Kitzingen during lunch.

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.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 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.

Take a Guided Optional Excursion to the beautiful Bavarian town of Rothenburg, where you’ll visit the local sights and enjoy the fairytale atmosphere that has inspired artists. O just relax during your free time and explore the charm and culinary specialties of Würzburg. You’ll be treated to live entertainment on board this evening.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 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 relax on the Sky Deck this afternoon as you cruise along the beautiful villages on the Main River shores.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Mainz (Disembarkation)

Your vacation ends after breakfast today. Flights should not leave Frankfurt airport before 10 am.



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