Central European Experience – Eastbound 2019
10 days Remich to Prague
Starting at $3,119Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
This river cruise through central Europe will take you from Remich to the gothic skyline of Prague on the Moselle, Rhine, and Main Rivers.Embark on your European river cruise in Luxembourg on the enchanting Moselle River. 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. The wine village of Bernkastel, with Germany’s largest expanse of vineyards, will fascinate you with its narrow streets and half-timbered houses still standing from the Middle Ages. Continue through the dramatic Rhine Gorge—considered the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine River—and see the rock of the Lorelei and ancient castles standing majestically on cliffs 400 feet above the water. Stop in Rüdesheim, a quintessential Rhine Valley wine town, before proceeding into the Main River. Visit the magnificent Bishop’s Residenz in Würzburg and marvel at medieval Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Your journey concludes in Prague, one of Europe’s most magical cities. See its treasures, such as St. Vitus Cathedral, a gothic masterpiece that dominates the skyline, the Astronomical Clock, and Charles Bridge—the oldest bridge in the city. In your free time get a taste of the local cuisine with plum dumplings and Pilsner—the perfect ending to this unforgettable European river cruise vacation!
Destination & Sightseeing
|Day 1 Remich (Embarkation):||onboard welcome reception|
|Day 2 Trier:||choice of guided sightseeing, or “Roman Trier” sightseeing, see the Porta Nigra|
|Day 3 Bernkastel:||guided walk; wine tasting|
|Day 4 Rhine Gorge–Rüdesheim:||scenic cruising through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, or cable car ride in Rüdesheim; special treat|
|Day 5 Main River Village:||guided walk|
|Day 6 Würzburg:||guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz|
|Day 7 Bamberg:||lecture on board; guided tour, see the Old Town Hall|
|Day 8 Nuremberg (Disembarkation)–Prague:||guided tour in Nuremberg; transfer to Prague|
|Day 9 Prague:||guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradčany Castle grounds|
|Day 10 Prague:||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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