Germany's Finest (8 Days)

Cruise Line: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Ship: The A
Regensburg, Germany to Frankfurt, Germany
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DAY 1
Regensburg, Germany

Deutschland Discovery / Included Night Out: This one's for the students. Head to Regensburg at sunset and experience the youthful buzz of Old Town, home to some of the best nightlife in all of Deutschland. Kick things off with a host-escorted walk, stopping at the city's famous churches and aristocratic houses from the 13th and 14th centuries. Then if the weather's nice, head to the Stone Bridge to eat, drink, and mingle under the moonlight. Regensburg comes alive at night, as you will see.

DAY 2
Regensburg, Germany

Medieval Regensburg / Included: Regensburg, Germany, is a Bavarian city nestled along the Danube River. Revel in 2,000 years of medieval history on an hour-long host-escorted stroll through the city's well-preserved Old Town. Visit landmarks like Regensburg Cathedral, Porta Praetoria, and the famous Old Stone Bridge. Then make your way through crooked town alleys and stumbling stones before visiting the Händlmaier's mustard store. Regensburg's got a lot.; Paddle to Beer / U Time: Paddle your way (by canoe or kayak) through the gorgeous landscapes of the Danube Gorge. Later, enjoy a tall cool one at the world's oldest brewery, located in a rather unexpected place—a German monastery.; Revved Engines / U Time: For many gear heads, the epicenter of German engineering is Regensburg's high-tech BMW factory, where you can observe how the Ultimate Driving Machine is made on a fascinating tour. Follow your host on a guided tour of BMW's impressive facilities where you'll walk into the middle of the action that's setting the blueprint for the future of the automotive industry. Watch giant conveyors lift car bodies into place for automated welding by computer-controlled robots. Bear witness to the "wedding" of engines and car bodies. Observe engine installation and final assembly—remarkable displays of logistical efficiency. Whether you're a car person or not, your mind will be blown.

DAY 3
Nürnberg, Germany

Spice is Nice / U Time: Nuremberg was once an important crossroad of the spice trade, a legacy that endures to this day with the city's famous gingerbread and spicy sausages. You'll sample both on this "Made in Nuremberg" culinary tour.; War Bikes / U Time: Learn all about Nuremberg's dark past on a guided bike tour of top WWII sites, including the Documentation Center and the site of the famous post-war Nuremberg Trials.

DAY 4
Bamberg, Germany

The Good Life of Bamberg / Included: Lace up your walking shoes and come thirsty. Bamberg, Germany, is an old-timey town spread over seven hills and widely regarded as the Beer Capital of Franconia. Follow your host on a walk through old town to get your bearings, then let the good times roll. Stop by a local brewery that serves Bamberg's famous smoked beer. Shop until you drop in the Antiques Quarter. Eat authentic Franconian cuisine at the Messerschmitt. Locals of Bamberg rave about the living quality of their city. This is your chance to find out if they're on to something.; Hang On / U Time: The area around Bamberg is a rock climber's paradise. Get your gravity-defying fix on one of over 6,500 (!) established routes.; Paddle Power / U Time: Canoe or kayak the Main and Pegnitz Rivers on an outdoor adventure that fully immerses you in Germany's dramatic natural beauty.

DAY 5
Würzburg, Germany

Taste of Würzburg / Included: Attention: Foodies. Rise early and follow your chef to the Green Market in Würzburg, Germany. The city and its surrounding region prides itself on having the highest number of organic farms and slow food producers. Educate your taste buds by trying regional products and goods including bratwurst, sourdough rye bread, and cheeses. Experience local biodiversity and artisanal food production while you shop. The market is in the heart of the city next to the Marienkapelle, providing an authentic local experience. You can't miss it.; Würzburg's living room / Included Night Out: Munch on German cuisine and mingle with locals on the Old Main Bridge, a gathering place so homey it's basically the city's living room. People sip Franconian wines and enjoy performances from local musicians and street artists. If you're feeling adventurous, follow your host to the famous steep vineyards or surrounding landmarks like the Würzburg Cathedral and Marienberg Fortress.; Baroque Palace / U Time: Go for Baroque with a visit to the Würzburg Residence, famous for its grand staircase, hall of mirrors, and ginormous ceiling fresco (larger than the Sistine Chapel's).; Beautiful Rothenburg / U Time: Venture along the Romantic Road to what might well be the prettiest town in Germany, Rothenburg, which you can explore however you wish. Don't miss the Medieval Crime Museum—genuinely creepy and well worth a visit, trust us.

DAY 6
Wertheim, Germany
Miltenberg, Germany

Ride of Lohr / Included: Want to explore and get a workout in at the same time? We feel you. This bike ride along the Main will take you through the fairytale town of Lohr. As the home of Snow White and her seven dwarves, there's plenty of magic to be discovered. Go-Active bikers can press on for 20 more miles to the town of Karlstadt. Estimated pedal time: two hours.; Stone & Grapes / U Time: Head off to explore a medieval castle and visit an innovative winery, where you'll get to know the estate's young and forward-thinking vintners.

DAY 7
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt Foodie Call / Included: As continental Europe's largest financial center and home to the world's biggest book fair and auto show, Frankfurt attracts every kind of traveler. Head for downtown and immerse yourself in the world's cultures. Check out the historical Römerberg in Old Town. Some of the buildings date back to the 14th and 15th centuries, but many were rebuilt after they were destroyed in World War II. Then head for the Kleinmarkthalle to shop for ingredients needed for a host-escorted cooking class. Work up an appetite, because you eat what you make. Cap it all off with shopping in the city's huge Sunday flea market.; Germany's Melting Pot / Included Night Out: Arrive in the heart of the city and follow your host on a short orientation walk. Afterward, it's off to the races. Experience Frankfurt, a cosmopolitan city built upon contrasts. Eat, drink, and be merry in the traditional Ebbelwoi bars in Sachsenhausen. Then class it up and dance through the posh clubs in the banking district. Frankfurt is made up of people from 180 different nations. Wealthy bankers, college students, and granola drop-outs coexist in a city home to some of the highest most avant-garde skyscrapers in all of Europe. Everybody belongs, and there's plenty of fun to go around.; Life Of The Rothschilds / U Time: The Jewish people have played a key role in Frankfurt's success, most notably the Rothschilds—their incredible rags-to-riches story has all the elements of a Hollywood movie. Learn more at the Jewish Museum and visit the Jewish cemetery and its Wall of Remembrance.

DAY 8
Frankfurt, Germany

Disembark and head off to your next adventure.

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About the Ship

Uniworld S.S. Catherine
The A

Cruising the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers. Common Spaces: The Rooftop(top desk glass room for hanging out), The Gym, Two Bars (signature U cocktails, local beers/wines), Mugs (24-hour coffee bar), The U Lounge. Accommodations: Three different room styles, called bedroom – Studios, Balconies and Suites.

What's Included

Included

  • Two meals per day. Complimentary Wi-Fi. Silent Disco, Yoga & TRX, Paint and Wine, Chef's Table Cooking Class, & Mixology Class. Welcome party, 2 dedicated U Hosts, Local celebrity DJ party, & Mixology class.

Not Included

  • Port Charges

  • Alcohol (pay as you go)

  • Optional U Time Excursions (pay as you go)

About Us

The moment you step onboard any of Uniworld's luxurious, one-of-a-kind floating boutique hotels, you’ll experience the care that went into the beautiful design. With outstanding service that comes from the heart, a choice of personalized and exclusive excursions, delicious farm-to-table cuisine, and a choice of inspiring destinations throughout world—every element is included, and is as unique and special as each guest. U by Uniworld is innovating the travel industry with a fresh approach to river cruising. Our sleek ships give you access to the heart of the city, local food, lively onboard atmosphere, and immersive activities.

Insider Tip

As the most all-inclusive cruise line on the rivers, Uniworld elevates all-inclusive luxury river cruising to an entirely new level.

Terms & Conditions

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