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Avalon Waterways Central European Experience With 2 Nights In Prague & 2 Nights In Paris (Westbound) (WNR1)

12 Day River Cruise Prague to Paris 
Discover Central Europe’s gems along the Rhine, Moselle, and Main Rivers on an Avalon YourWay river cruise vacation—beginning with two nights in Prague and ending with two nights in Paris! Before boarding your Avalon Suite Ship®, enjoy two overnights 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—the city of 100 spires.

Embark on your European river cruise on the Rhine River in Nuremberg. See the historic sites of the city, followed by the churches of Bamberg, and Würzburg—the “Pearl of the Romantic Road.” Sail to Rüdesheim, and cruise through the spectacular Wachau Valley to the wine village of Bernkastel. Your next stop will bring you to Remich for an excursion to the ancient city of Trier. Here, you will disembark from your Avalon Suite Ship®, and transfer via high-speed train to Paris for a Monograms® vacation. Enjoy guided sightseeing in “The City of Light” with an expert guide, driving past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, Eiffel Tower, and the Arc de Triomphe. Also, take a Seine River cruise, and spend free time your way with suggestions and assistance from your Monograms Local Host®. You’ll see why Paris is called the most romantic city in the world!

Ships: Tranquility II - Imagery II
Special Offer/Promotion

Avalon Waterways Promotions & Special Offers

  • Single supplement waived on the cruise portion of select 2020 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises.*
    Promotion Depatures (Land): 09/14/20, 10/19/20
Restrictions May Apply

Avalon Highlights & Sightseeing

Day 1 Prague: welcome to Czech Republic

Day 2 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradčany Castle grounds

Day 3 Prague–Nuremberg (Embarkation): travel by motorcoach to Nuremberg, guided tour; onboard welcome reception

Day 4 Bamberg: guided sightseeing, see the Old Town Hall

Day 5 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residence

Day 6 Main River Village: guided walk

Day 7 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge: visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; cruise through the Rhine Gorge

Day 8 Bernkastel: choice of guided walk or hike to the castle ruins with your Adventure Host; wine tasting

Day 9 Trier: choice of guided city sightseeing or “Roman Trier” sightseeing in Trier, see the Porta Nigra

Day 10 Remich (Disembarkation)–Paris: transfer to Luxembourg City to board the high-speed train (First class) to Paris

Day 11 Paris: guided sightseeing, Seine River cruise

Day 12 Paris: your vacation ends this morning

Related Avalon Tours

WNR - Central European Experience (Westbound)
WNRQ - With 2 Nights in Prague
WNR1 - With 2 Nights in Prague & 2 Nights in Paris
WNR2 - With 2 Nights in Prague, 2 Nights in Paris & 2 Nights in London
WNR3 - With 2 Nights in Paris
WNR4 - With 2 Nights in Paris & 2 Nights in London
WRN - Central European Experience (Eastbound)

Itinerary (2021)

Day 1PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
 Welcome to the Golden City of Prague—Explore the City of 100 Spires

Stroll through the exquisite streets of the city and spend a free evening in one of Prague’s cafés for dinner and Czech Beer.
Day 2PRAGUE
 The Charles Bridge and Europe’s Best Beer

CLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk to visit Hradčany Castle Grounds; see St. Vitus Cathedral, and Astronomical Clock.

Later, you may decide to join a Guided Optional Excursion as your expert local guide reveals the secrets of Prague with a visit to Charles Bridge and Malá Strana—two of Prague’s most romantic and picturesque spots.

Take time to mingle with the locals and be mesmerized by street performers in Wenceslas Square, or browse the market stalls at Charles Bridge. Consider sampling delicious plum dumplings and traditional Pilsner Lager beside the Vltava River.

(B)
Day 3PRAGUE-NUREMBERG, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)
 Living Heritage and History Lessons

The morning travel to Nuremberg, Germany.

CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of Nuremberg’s medieval architecture, gilded fountain, gothic cathedral, and Kaiserburg Castle.

This afternoon, board your Suite Ship® in Nuremberg and enjoy a dinner on board.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG

(B,D)
Day 4BAMBERG
 One Thousand Years of History in the City of Seven Hills

Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities.

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.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WÜRZBURG

(B,L,D)
Day 5WÜRZBURG
 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.

Explore the city on your own or visit a local winery.

Later, enjoy onboard entertainment.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE

(B,L,D)
Day 6MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
 Hidden Gems and Bavarian Beauty of a Main River Village

Ask about today’s energizing or relaxing Adventure Host activities.

CLASSIC Join a Guided Walking Tour of a picturesque Bavarian village.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RÜDESHEIM

(B,L,D)
Day 7RÜDESHEIM–RHINE GORGE
 Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country

DISCOVERY Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat, OR;

ACTIVE Take an open-air Cable Car Ride to the Niederwald Monument. Ride or walk back down through the vineyards; based on your departure enjoy a local special treat.

This afternoon, relax on the Sky Deck as you cruise through the magnificent Rhine Gorge.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BERNKASTEL

(B,L,D)
Day 8BERNKASTEL
 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.

Later, enjoy live entertainment on board while sailing.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO REMICH

(B,L,D)
Day 9REMICH, 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.

This afternoon, take a Guided Optional Excursion to Luxembourg City—with its dramatic views, ancient ruins, and modern architecture in its deep gorge terrain.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN REMICH

(B,L,D)
Day 10REMICH (DISEMBARKATION)–PARIS, FRANCE
 Transfer from your ship to the train station in Luxembourg City. Travel by high-speed train (First class) to Paris, where you begin your Monograms package.

(B)
Day 11PARIS
 Morning guided sightseeing includes a drive past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, the Arc de Triomphe and a stop to take photos of the Eiffel Tower from one of the best panoramic viewing points. Also admire the heart of the city from a different perspective on a Seine River Cruise. Embark your comfortable boat near the Eiffel Tower and spend a relaxing hour gliding by many of the city's important landmarks such as the L'Institut de France; Notre Dame Cathedral; Hôtel de Ville, the city's municipal headquarters; the Conciergerie, formerly a notorious prison where Marie-Antoinette spent the last days of her life; famous Louvre Palace and museum; and much more.

(B)
Day 12PARIS
 Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

(B)

Avalon Pricing Details

Book now to guarantee Early Preview Pricing, available only until April 6, 2020.

Port charges:
$182

Gratuities to Local Guides & excursion drivers are included on Avalon portion only.

Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability).

Please call for single accommodation price. Triples not available.

Additional accommodations before or after your tour may be available.

All prices per person based on double occupancy. Cruise price based on Category E in a deluxe outside stateroom on Indigo Deck. See below for upgrade pricing.

To upgrade to a higher category, add per person:

Category / Decks / Price
D / Indigo Deck / $199
B / Sapphire Deck / $1,149
A / Sapphire Deck / $1,199
P / Royal Deck / $1,299
Royal Suite / Royal Deck / $2,199

Avalon Notes

  • In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
  • Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.

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Tour Land StartAvalon RetailRequest Quote
*05/23/2021 $5,212.00
*06/20/2021 $5,199.00
*07/28/2021 $5,086.00
*09/04/2021 $5,400.00
*10/02/2021 $5,200.00
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