Savor the experience of Central Europe’s gems along the Rhine, Moselle, and Main Rivers, and continue your adventure with wonderful visits to Paris and London.Begin your European river cruise vacation in “The Golden City” of Prague. See the Hradčany Castle grounds, St. Vitus Cathedral, and Old Town’s Astronomical Clock with guided sightseeing in the spectacular capital of Czech Republic. You’ll transfer to Nuremberg to board your Avalon Suite Ship® and take a tour of the city’s medieval architecture and amazing sights. Sail to Bamberg to see the home of imperial dynasties. Next stop is Würzburg— the “Pearl of the Romantic Road,” followed by a cruise to Rüdesheim and the amazing Rhine Gorge. You’ll sail through the spectacular Wachau Valley to the wine village of Bernkastel, and on to the ancient city of Trier. Along the enchanting Moselle River, make your way to Remich, Luxembourg to disembark from your Avalon European river cruise, and transfer via high-speed train to Paris to start your Monograms vacation. You’ll enjoy VIP sightseeing in “The City of Lights” with an expert guide, including the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre Museum and free time to enjoy with the suggestions and support of your Monograms Local Host®. Your European vacation continues with a trip to London. Enjoy guided sightseeing, including Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and St. Paul’s Cathedral, as well as free time to really get to know the city. Carry your river cruise memories home to share and remember for a lifetime as a trip you’ll never forget!
Day 1 Prague: welcome to Czech RepublicDay 2 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradčany Castle groundsDay 3 Prague–Nuremberg (Embarkation): travel by motorcoach to Nuremberg, guided tour; onboard welcome receptionDay 4 Bamberg: guided sightseeing, see the Old Town HallDay 5 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s ResidenzDay 6 Main River Village: guided walkDay 7 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge: visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat; cruise through the Rhine GorgeDay 8 Bernkastel: guided walk; wine tastingDay 9 Trier: choice of guided city sightseeing or “Roman Trier” sightseeing in Trier, see the Porta NigraDay 10 Remich (Disembarkation)–Paris: transfer by high-speed train to ParisDay 11 Paris: guided sightseeingDay 12 Paris-London, England: travel to London by high-speed trainDay 13 London: guided sightseeingDay 14 London: your vacation ends this morning
In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.