CRUISETOUR

Jewels of Central Europe With 2 Nights Paris – Eastbound (17 Days)

Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
Paris, France to Budapest, Hungary
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ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
Paris, France

Welcome to France. Your Monograms local host® will help you get the most out of your two-night stay in Paris.

DAY 2
Paris, France

Join a guided sightseeing including the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and inside visits of Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre (Louvre is replaced with Seine cruise on Tuesdays) where your VIP access means you'll skip the long lines. (Breakfast)

DAY 3
Paris, France
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Remich, Luxembourg

Transfer by high-speed train to Luxembourg City, then travel by motorcoach to Remich to board your Suite Ship® and start your Avalon river cruise. Enjoy dinner onboard and an evening cruise to Grevenmacher. (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 4
Grevenmacher, Germany
Trier, Germany
Grevenmacher, Germany

Ancient Worlds, Old World Charm, and World-Class Wine. This afternoon, take a Guided Optional Excursion to Luxembourg City—with its dramatic views, ancient ruins, and modern architecture in its deep gorge terrain. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 5
Bernkastel-kues, Germany

Gracious German Vineyards of the Moselle Valley. Spend some free time at your leisure this afternoon—with a hike to view the vast vineyard landscapes, a bike ride through the Renaissance-style village, or relax with a glass of German beer. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 6
Rhine Gorge, Germany
Rüdesheim am Rhein, Germany

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country. Take your morning coffee up to the Sky Deck as you cruise through the magnificent Rhine Gorge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 7
Day-at-Sea

Hidden Gems and Bavarian Beauty of a Main River Village. Spend free time biking through the beautiful Bavarian villages on the Main River shores. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 8
Würzburg, Germany

A Pearl, a Painting, and a Glass of Wine for the Perfect Afternoon. Explore the city on your own or visit a local winery. Later, enjoy onboard entertainment. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 9
Bamberg, Germany

One Thousand Years of History in the City of Seven Hills. Enjoy free time this afternoon strolling through the city. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 10
Nürnberg, Germany
Munich, Germany
Nürnberg, Germany

Modern Munich with Storybook Villages and Fairytale Castles. (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 11
Roth, Germany
Nürnberg, Germany
Roth, Germany

Living Heritage and History Lessons. Start the day with a Morning Stretch with the Avalon adventure host, and dock in Roth for a day of fascinating excursions. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 12
Regensburg, Germany

Magical Regensburg—Bavaria's Medieval Miracle. You might choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to visit the Benedictine Monastery in Weltenburg. Spend a free afternoon exploring Regensburg on foot or by bike through its charming streets. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 13
Passau, Germany

Go for Baroque in Passau—Where the Danube, Inn, and Ilz Rivers Meet. Alternatively, you may join a full-day Guided Optional Excursion to Salzburg—the city of Mozart, or consider a Guided Optional Excursion to the picturesque Bohemian town of Český Krumlov. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 14
Melk, Austria
Vienna, Austria

Striking Frescoes and Breathtaking Views of the Wachau Valley. Enjoy a coffee or cocktail on the Sky Deck as you sail through the picturesque Wachau Valley to Vienna. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 15
Vienna, Austria

Royal Collections, Amusing Attractions, and Culinary Confections. Later, relax onboard with live entertainment as you sail to Budapest. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 16
Budapest, Hungary

The Pearl of the Danube in the Heart of Europe. Take free time to enjoy Budapest's famed thermal baths. You can also take a scenic hike in the hills above the Danube. Take time to explore the city's cafés, pubs, and nightlife at your leisure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 17
Budapest, Hungary

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

Jewels of Central Europe With 2 Nights Paris – Eastbound map

What's Included

Included

  •  Services of a professional Cruise Director | Onboard lectures | Complimentary Wi-Fi access | Activities & Nightly piano music | Sightseeing with Local Guides | Headsets for all guided shore excursions | Superb dining with all meals on board daily featuring full breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including a welcome reception, Captain's reception, and farewell dinner | Quality wines from Europe's most famous wine regions with every dinner | One sitting with open seating arrangements

Not Included

  •  Airfare | Gratuities | Any items of a personal nature | Anything not specifically noted as included

About Us

When designing its new ships, Avalon Waterways started with the traveler instead of the ship. This is a river cruise company that invites innovation, imagination and a relentless desire to create a smart use of space be its guide. The result? More space. Bigger views. More comfort … All thanks to one-of-a-kind Panorama SuitesSM on the industry’s only Suite Ships®. The Suite Ships of Avalon are revolutionizing the river cruise industry. For instance, on these signature vessels, Avalon brings an unprecedented level of thoughtfulness and attention to detail to every aspect of the Panorama Suites, providing travelers an oasis to escape to, not escape from. Even better? Avalon doesn’t offer travelers just a few Panorama Suites on each ship. Instead, 80 percent of the guest rooms on Suite Ships are Panorama Suite (they’re 30 percent larger than the average river cruise room). In designing its ships, Avalon has refused to see space as a barrier. That fact couldn’t be truer when looking at the company’s inspired indoor/outdoor space. For instance, Avalon’s Open-Air Balconies®, a completely new concept, make full use of the intended balcony experience – in any weather condition, in any season – without compromising room space. How? Giant wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows with a 7-foot opening. Avalon has considered every detail of the cruise experience. But perhaps it’s what the company hasn’t done that makes it so unique. It hasn’t filled ships to capacity with people. In fact, because the river cruise line made its rooms so spacious, there’s more room for less people. Simply put, Avalon Waterways is built differently

Insider Tip

Step aboard Europe's youngest fleet and you'll find yourself surrounded by the most expansive views, innovative technologies and inspired designs.

Terms & Conditions

Cruise-only fares are per person, based on double occupancy in US dollars, unless otherwise noted. Pricing and itinerary are subject to change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Cruise-only fares are per person, based on double occupancy in US dollars, unless otherwise noted. Pricing and itinerary are subject to change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

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