Savor the experience of Central Europe’s gems along the Rhine, Moselle, and Main Rivers, and begin your adventure with a wonderful visit to Paris. See the sights with an expert guide, including the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre Museum. Your Monograms vacation package includes 2 nights in Paris, VIP sightseeing, and helpful onsite support from your expert Local Host®.After your stay in Paris, take a high-speed train from Paris to Luxembourg City to board your Avalon Suite Ship® in Remich on the beautiful Moselle River. Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Trier—Germany’s oldest city with ancient Roman ruins. Enjoy a guided walk in the charming wine village of Bernkastel and taste some of the region’s best wines. Then cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge—the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River where ancient castles stand on cliffs 400 feet above the water—on your way to Rüdesheim.Continue to Würzburg — “Pearl of the Romantic Road” —and then to Nuremberg, with a stop to visit medieval Bamberg with its charming houses and mansions. Conclude 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 this spectacular Czech Republic—the city of 100 spires. Central Europe is yours to remember for its beauty, history, culture, and cuisine, and your visit in Paris will be long remembered. You’ll soon see why Paris is called the most romantic city in the world!
Day 1 Paris: welcome to FranceDay 2 Paris: guided sightseeingDay 3 Paris–Remich (Embarkation): travel by high-speed train to Luxembourg city; motorcoach transfer to Remich; onboard welcome receptionDay 4 Trier: choice of guided sightseeing or “Roman Trier” sightseeing, see the Porta NigraDay 5 Bernkastel: guided walk, or hike up to the castle ruins with your Avalon Adventure Host; wine tastingDay 6 Rhine Gorge–Rüdesheim: scenic cruising through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, or cable car ride in Rüdesheim; special treatDay 7 Main River Village: guided walkDay 8 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s ResidenzDay 9 Bamberg: lecture on board; guided tour, see the Old Town HallDay 10 Nuremberg (Disembarkation)–Prague: guided tour in Nuremberg; transfer to PragueDay 11 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradčany Castle groundsDay 12 Prague: 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.