Central European Experience – Cruise Only Westbound 2019
8 days Nuremberg to Remich
Starting at $2,899
Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
This Central European river cruise will take you across Germany to Luxembourg on the Main, Rhine, and Moselle Rivers.You will embark on your river cruise in Nuremberg, Germany, and sail through the fascinating Main Danube Canal to Bamberg. Marvel at the 13th-century Romanesque cathedral and the Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall)—built on an island in the middle of the Regnitz River. Enjoy a visit to Wurzburg, also called the “Pearl of the Romantic Road,” and see the magnificent baroque Bishop’s Residenz and the largest ceiling fresco ever painted. There will be many historical sites to see, but you’ll also have time to relax, do some shopping, and stop in a Konditorei (German pastry and coffee shop) for a delicious local favourite and experience a German afternoon tradition!Your river cruise will continue through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, considered the most enchanting stretch of the Rhine River. See ancient castles standing majestically on cliffs 400 feet above the water. Get a chance to try some of the best wines Germany has to offer in the wine village of Bernkastel, home to Germany’s largest expanse of vineyards. This beautiful area will fascinate you with its narrow streets and half-timbered houses which have been standing since the Middle Ages. The opportunities to discover new experiences and historic treasures are countless on this fabulous river cruise vacation as you make your way to the ancient city of Trier, Germany—believed to be even older than Rome. Many remnants of ancient Rome can still be found, such as imperial baths and the Roman Bridge, with stone pilings dating from 144-152 AD.Your cruise on the Main, Rhine, and Moselle Rivers will stay with you for a long time to come as you reflect on your priceless experiences and a lot of memories along the way!
Destination & Sightseeing
|Day 1 Nuremberg (Embarkation):||onboard welcome reception|
|Day 2 Bamberg:||guided sightseeing, see the Old Town Hall|
|Day 3 Würzburg:||guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz|
|Day 4 Main River Village:||guided walk|
|Day 5 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge:||visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim; special treat; cruise through the Rhine Gorge|
|Day 6 Bernkastel:||guided walk; wine tasting|
|Day 7 Trier:||choice of guided city sightseeing or “Roman Trier” sightseeing in Trier, see the Porta Nigra|
|Day 8 Remich (Disembarkation):||your vacation ends this morning|
- In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.
- Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
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A centrally located 170-room property offering fresh dining options in the brasserie style restaurant where traditional dishes can be enjoyed on the flowery outdoor terrace during the summer months, innovative French cuisine is served in the gourmet restaurant and there is also a contemporary piano bar with cigar lounge. Leisure facilities include a fitness centre, sauna and an indoor swimming pool and Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout.