Day 1 - Arrive Munich, Germany
Arrive in Munich, where you are met and transferred to your
hotel. Tonight, join your dedicated Resident Tour Director
for a welcome dinner.
Day 2 - Munich
Take a guided walking tour of Munich's Old Town, visiting
the Frauenkirche cathedral and Marienplatz. After lunch at
a local restaurant, transfer to your ship in Nuremberg for
priority embarkation. Settle into your premium cabin or suite, enjoying a welcome cocktail and dinner this evening.
Day 3 - Nuremberg
See Nuremberg's 900-year-old ramparts, Imperial Castle and
Palace of Justice with time to explore the Christkindlesmarkt
in the old city. Privately visit a World War II art bunker,
an A&K exclusive, returning to the ship for lunch and an
Day 4 - Regensburg
Walk through Regensburg, and visit one of its oldest
breweries for a tasting. After lunch ashore at a historic
tavern, tour St. Emmeram's Palace and stroll the Christmas
Day 5 - Passau
Take a guided city walk in Passau, visiting the
Christkindlesmarkt and St. Stephen's Cathedral to hear its
organ. Linger over an authentic Bavarian lunch with a glass
of wine at a charming restaurant. Then, explore the old
historic center at leisure. This evening, enjoy a private predinner
cocktail party aboard ship hosted by your Resident
Tour Director, followed by an exclusive Chef 's Highlights
Day 6 - Melk
Arrive in Melk, where you visit the Benedictine abbey,
perched on an outcrop overlooking the Danube. Originally
constructed as a palace, the abbey boasts soaring gilded
towers, an elaborately frescoed church and a vast library of
medieval manuscripts. Reboard the ship for lunch and an
afternoon cruise. Join your captain this evening for a special gala dinner.
Day 7 - Vienna
Your walking tour in Vienna visits St. Stephen's Cathedral
and the Imperial Treasury at Hofburg Palace. Enjoy lunch at
a typical café before taking a private lesson in the Viennese
waltz. Visit the Belvedere to see its stately palace complex.
This evening, browse the Christkindlesmarkt in Vienna.
Day 8 - Vienna
Disembark this morning to visit Schönbrunn Palace for a
private guided tour and strudel-making demonstration.
Continue to the Augarten Porcelain Factory to learn about
production of its famous products, with time to explore
Vienna on your own. Tonight, join your Resident Tour
Director for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 9 - Depart Vienna
Transfer to Vienna Airport for your departure flight.