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8 Day Avalon River Cruise from Nuremberg to Remich 2020

8 Day Avalon River Cruise from Nuremberg to Paris

Central European Experience (Westbound) River Cruise (WNR)

Starting from $3,049
Ship(s): Avalon Artistry II, Avalon Tranquility II

River Cruise Description

This fabulous Central European 8 day Avalon river cruise from Nuremberg to Remich 2020 will transport you across picturesque Germany to charming Luxembourg on three rivers – the Main, Rhine, and Moselle Rivers. You’ll embark on your river cruise adventure in historic Nuremberg, Germany, and sail through the captivating Main Danube Canal to quaint Bamberg.

You’ll be amazed at the stunning 13th-century Romanesque cathedral and the ancient Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) – constructed on an island in the middle of the beautiful Regnitz River. You’ll enjoy a stop in magnificent Wurzburg, known as the “Pearl of the Romantic Road” and see the sensational ornate Bishop’s Residenz and the world’s largest ceiling fresco ever painted. You’ll see numerous historic sites, but you’ll also have plenty of free time to kickback and relax, do some shopping, and stop in a Konditorei (German pastry and coffee shop) for a luscious local favourite, while experiencing a traditional German afternoon!

Your wonderful river cruise will continue through the sensational Rhine Gorge, considered the most alluring view of the Rhine River. You’ll marvel at the ancient castles standing regally high on cliffs some 400 feet above the river. During this 8 day Avalon river cruise from Nuremberg to Remich 2020, you’ll also have an opportunity to taste some of Germany’s very best wines in the charming village of Bernkastel, where you’ll find Germany’s largest acreage of lush green wine-grape vines. This picturesque region will delight you with its half-timbered houses, which have been standing since the Middle Ages, strung along the narrow streets. There are many opportunities to be astonished on this fabulous river cruise adventure as you cruise peacefully on your way to the ancient city of Trier, Germany, which is believed to be older than Rome. You’ll be amazed that you can still find remnants of ancient Rome, such as the imperial baths and the Roman Bridge, with stone pilings dating from 144 to 152 AD.

River Cruise Promos

FREE AIR + $500 Off per couple

*Book a select 2020 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruise to receive free round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from ATL, BOS, BWI, CHS, CLE, CLT, DEN, DFW, DTW, EWR, IAD, IAH, JFK, LAX, MCI, MIA, MCO, MSP, OKC, ORD, PDX, PHL, PHX, PIT, RDU, SAN, SEA, SFO, SLC, STL, TPA. Other gateway cities available from $200 to $1,075/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). Free air offer is based on lowest-priced economy class Flex airfare available for booking at time of reservation and scheduled to coincide with cruise itinerary; pre-assigned airline seats are limited and may not be available on all air segments. Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost.

Quotes available online or by calling a Travel Professional. Limited to new bookings for US originating travelers and economy class Flex air tickets; must be booked & under deposit between May 1, 2019 - March 9, 2020. A $550 non-refundable deposit is due at time of booking. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air, Group Air (groups of 10 or more) and group air contracts. Offer is combinable only with the Welcome Back Credit and the $250pp land promo. Promotional discounts do not carry forward on voluntarily changed air bookings; other promotions at time of change may be available. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to ticketed air reservations (including itineraries involving free round-trip trans-Atlantic air) also subject to airfare differentials between originally ticketed air itinerary and re-ticketed air itinerary. Additional airline baggage fees may apply; visit www.iflybags.com for details. Air schedules are available approximately 330 days prior to return travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands. Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only. CST#2017032-20. PRMYFYFY
(Promotion price shown is per person, double occupancy.)
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Apr 13, 2020 FREE AIR + $500 Off per coupleAvalon Artistry II$4,598$4,348Call Us!
Jun 3, 2020 FREE AIR + $500 Off per coupleAvalon Tranquility II$3,599$3,349Call Us!
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Aug 12, 2020 FREE AIR + $500 Off per coupleAvalon Tranquility II$3,499$3,249Call Us!
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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:

Classic
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.
Discovery
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.
Active
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 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Set sail while enjoying dinner on your first night onboard.

(Dinner)

Day 2 Bamberg

One Thousand Years of History in the City of Seven Hills
Classic
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.
Discovery
Attend an onboard Lecture to learn about European history and culture.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 WÜRZBURG

A Perfect Day in the Pearl of the Romantic Road
Classic
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.

You’ll have time to explore the city or perhaps visit a local winery. Later, you’ll be treated to some onboard entertainment

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 Main River Village

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

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 RÜDESHEIM—RHINE GORGE

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country
Discovery
Based on your departure date, enjoy either a Coffee Tasting or a Wine Tasting.
Discovery
Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience, OR:
Active
Take an open-air Cable Car Ride to the Niederwald Monument. Ride or walk back down through the vineyards.

Relax on the Sky Deck, take in the magnificent views as you sail through the magnificent Rhine Gorge.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Bernkastel

Gracious German Vineyards of the Moselle Valley
Classic
Take a Guided Walking Tour of the charming wine village of Bernkastel—with its medieval marketplace and 17th-century half-timbered houses, OR:
Active
Join your Avalon Adventure Host for a Guided Hike to nearby castle ruins.

Spend some free time at your leisure this afternoon, perhaps biking through the Renaissance-style village, or visiting a café to sample Apfelkuchen or other wonderful German desserts.

Discovery
Join a Wine Tasting to experience the tradition of legendary German wine making.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7 REMICH, LUXEMBOURG. EXCURSION TO TRIER

Ancient Worlds, Old World Charm, and World-Class Wine
Classic
Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Trier—Germany’s oldest city with ancient Roman remnants dating from 144-152 AD. Starting from Porta Nigra walk through the city center, OR:
Classic
Join a history-focused Roman Trier Guided Tour to learn more about the history of Roman civilization in this Moselle River city, and visit the ruins of a 20,000-seat amphitheater, and imperial baths.

You’ll have the opportunity to take a Guided Optional Excursion to Luxembourg City in the afternoon—with its dramatic views, ancient ruins, and modern architecture in its deep gorge terrain

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8 Remich (Disembarkation)

Your river cruise ends this morning with breakfast.

(Breakfast)

 

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