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Avalon Waterways Central European Experience with 2 Nights in Paris & 2 Nights in Prague (Eastbound) (WRN1)

12 Day River Cruise Paris to Prague 
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, drive past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe and enjoy a Seine river cruise. Your Monograms vacation package includes 2 nights in Paris, guided 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!


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Special Offer/Promotion

Avalon Waterways Promotions & Special Offers

  • Save $2500 per couple on select 2021 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises.*
    Promotion Depatures (Land): 05/30/21, 06/27/21, 08/04/21, 09/11/21, 10/09/21
  • Single supplement waived on the cruise portion of select 2021 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises.*
    Promotion Depatures (Land): 05/30/21, 06/27/21, 08/04/21, 09/11/21, 10/09/21
  • Single supplement waived on the cruise portion of select 2020 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises.*
    Promotion Depatures (Land): 06/29/20, 08/03/20, 09/07/20, 10/12/20
  • Save $500 per couple (plus Free Air) on select 2020 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises *
    Promotion Depatures (Land): 06/29/20, 08/03/20, 09/07/20, 10/12/20
  • Fly Free (plus save $500 per couple) from select U.S. cities on select 2020 Avalon Waterways Europe river cruises (or choose to save $2500/couple).*
    Promotion Depatures (Land): 06/29/20, 08/03/20, 09/07/20, 10/12/20
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Avalon Highlights & Sightseeing

Day 1 Paris: welcome to France

Day 2 Paris: guided sightseeing, Seine river cruise

Day 3 Paris–Remich (Embarkation): travel by high-speed train (first class) to Luxembourg City; transfer to Remich to board your ship; onboard welcome reception

Day 4 Trier: choice of guided sightseeing, or “Roman Trier” sightseeing, see the Porta Nigra

Day 5 Bernkastel: guided walk; wine tasting

Day 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

Day 7 Main River Village: guided walk

Day 8 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz

Day 9 Bamberg: lecture on board; guided tour, see the Old Town Hall

Day 10 Nuremberg (Disembarkation)–Prague: guided tour in Nuremberg; transfer to Prague

Day 11 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradčany Castle grounds

Day 12 Prague: your vacation ends this morning

Related Avalon Tours

WRN - Central European Experience (Eastbound)
WRNE - With 2 Nights in Prague
WRN1 - With 2 Nights in Paris & 2 Nights in Prague
WRN2 - With 2 Nights in London, 2 Nights in Paris & 2 Nights in Prague
WRN3 - With 2 Nights in Paris
WRN4 - With 2 Nights in London & 2 Nights in Paris
WNR - Central European Experience (Westbound)

Itinerary (2020)

Day 1PARIS, FRANCE
 Welcome to France.

Your Monograms Local Host® will help you get the most out of your two nights in Paris.
Day 2PARIS
 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; magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral where Napoleon was crowned emperor in 1804; 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 3PARIS—REMICH, LUXEMBOURG (EMBARKATION)
 Travel by high-speed train (first class) to Luxembourg City, then transfer to Remich to board your Suite Ship® and start your Avalon river cruise.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN REMICH

(B,D)
Day 4REMICH. EXCURSION TO TRIER
 Ancient Worlds, Old World Charm, and World-Class Wine

ACTIVE Join your Avalon Adventure Host for an early Morning Jog in Remich on the banks of the Moselle River in beautiful wine country.

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.

Later, enjoy live entertainment on board while cruising to Bernkastel.

EVENING CRUISE TO BERNKASTEL

(B,L,D)
Day 5BERNKASTEL, GERMANY
 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.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RÜDESHEIM

(B,L,D)
Day 6RHINE GORGE—RÜDESHEIM
 Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country

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

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.

Later, local musicians will join us on board for live entertainment.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE

(B,L,D)
Day 7MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
 Hidden Gems and Bavarian Beauty of a Main River Village

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

Spend free time biking through the beautiful Bavarian village on the Main River shores.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WÜRZBURG

(B,L,D)
Day 8WÜRZBURG
 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 BAMBERG

(B,L,D)
Day 9BAMBERG
 One Thousand Years of History in the City of Seven Hills

DISCOVERY Attend an onboard Lecture to learn about European history and culture.

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.

Enjoy free time this afternoon strolling through the city.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NUREMBERG

(B,L,D)
Day 10NUREMBERG (DISEMBARKATION)
 Living Heritage and History Lessons

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

Your vacation continues with a transfer to Prague.

PRAGUE, 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.

(B)
Day 11PRAGUE
 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 12PRAGUE
 Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

(B)

Avalon Pricing Details

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.

Extra nights per person in Prague:
in single room from $211 to $333,in twin room from $136 to $333

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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*06/29/2020 Special Offer/Promotion $5,060.00
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*09/11/2021 Special Offer/Promotion $5,349.00
*10/09/2021 Special Offer/Promotion $5,049.00
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