Grand German Sojourn 2021 - 10 Day River Cruise Amsterdam to Nuremberg
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Grand German Sojourn 2021

10 Day River Cruise Amsterdam to Nuremberg

Starting at $3,748


Destinations & Sightseeing
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For a grand view of many of the charming and captivating towns in Holland and Germany, you’ll cruise on the Rhine and Main Rivers from Amsterdam to Nuremberg. You’ll experience the color and character of Amsterdam with a guided canal cruise on its iconic waterways, then cruise on the Rhine River to Cologne—a dynamic and historic city with its signature gothic cathedral and soaring twin steeples. Take a guided tour of the city or choose a walking tour of Cologne’s historical Jewish sites. Cruising toward the splendid Rhine Gorge, stop in Rüdesheim—flanked by hillside vineyards and Rhine River shores. Visit the marvelous Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum for German ditties played by some of its 350 self-playing instruments. Your Rhine River cruise continues with visits to Mainz and Würzburg. From Frankfurt, take a guided excursion to magnificent Heidelberg Castle, then visit a Main River Village for a picturesque day in Bavaria. Würzburg will delight you with a guided tour of its Old Main Bridge, fortress, and frescoed ceiling of its baroque Bishop’s Residenz along the famed Romantic Road.

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Map for Grand German Sojourn 2021 - 10 Day River Cruise Amsterdam to Nuremberg


Destination & Sightseeing

Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception
Day 2 Amsterdam: Canal cruise
Day 3 Cologne: Choice of Cologne highlights walking tour, or Jewish Heritage walking tour
Day 4 Rhine Gorge-Rüdesheim: Choice of visit to Siegfried's Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in Rüdesheim or a hike in the vineyards with your Adventure Host
Day 5 Frankfurt. Excursion to Heidelberg: Guided tour of Heidelberg, see the Great Vat
Day 6 Main river village: Guided walk
Day 7 Würzburg: Guided tour, visit the Bishop's Residence, or guided hike
Day 8 Kitzingen-Volkach: Guided tours
Day 9 Bamberg: Guided tour, see the Old Town Hall
Day 10 Nuremberg (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning
Notes:
  • In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
  • Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.

ITINERARY

Day 1
ACTIVE Enjoy a hike with your Avalon Adventure Host through the picturesque vineyards of Rüdesheim

Day 2
ACTIVE Enjoy incredible views over the northern Bavaria city of Wurzburg on a hike up the mighty hilltop Marienberg Castle

Day 3
CLASSIC Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam with a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam’s “Golden Age.”

Day 4
CLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk of the old city of Cologne with its soaring twin-steepled Gothic cathedral, OR:

Day 5
CLASSIC Take a half-day Guided Tour that includes the magnificent Heidelberg Castle and the Great Vat—the world’s largest wine barrel

Day 6
CLASSIC Join a Guided Walking Tour of a picturesque Bavarian village

Day 7
CLASSIC Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Würzburg with its Old Main Bridge, towering fortress, and baroque Bishop’s Residenz—with the largest known ceiling fresco

Day 8
CLASSIC Join a Walking Tour of the quaint town of Volkach with its half-timbered houses and cobblestoned streets

Day 9
CLASSIC Take a Guided Walking Tour of the former home to imperial dynasties, and see its Romanesque cathedral, Old Town Hall, and seven hills crowned with churches

Day 10
DISCOVERY Join a Guided Walking Tour of Cologne’s important Jewish heritage sites

Day 11
DISCOVERY Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; enjoy a local special treat, OR;

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Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning. Flights should not leave Nuremberg airport before 10 am

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AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (EMBARKATION)

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AMSTERDAM

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COLOGNE, GERMANY

Day 25
RHINE GORGE-RÜDESHEIM

Day 26
FRANKFURT. EXCURSION TO HEIDELBERG

Day 27
MAIN RIVER VILLAGE

Day 28
WÜRZBURG

Day 29
VOLKACH

Day 30
BAMBERG

Day 31
NUREMBERG (DISEMBARKATION)

Day 32
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM

Day 33
AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO COLOGNE

Day 34
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RÜDESHEIM

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OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO FRANKFURT

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EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE

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AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WÜRZBURG

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OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN WÜRZBURG

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EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG

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EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NUREMBERG

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Day 51 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (EMBARKATION)
Welcome to Amsterdam. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. You may plan your arrival for early in the day to explore Amsterdam before your cruise. Perhaps take advantage of an Optional Excursion to explore the quintessential Dutch village of Zaanse Schans with its picturesque waterways, windmills, and flower farms. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM
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Day 52 AMSTERDAM
Canals of Colorful Amsterdam CLASSIC Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam with a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam’s “Golden Age.” This afternoon choose among the Guided Optional Excursions available , or spend free time exploring Amsterdam’s colorful streets, canals, galleries, and shops. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO COLOGNE
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Day 53 COLOGNE, GERMANY
Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland Visit the Adventure Center for today’s activities with your Adventure Host. CLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk of the old city of Cologne with its soaring twin-steepled Gothic cathedral, OR: DISCOVERY Join a Guided Walking Tour of Cologne’s important Jewish heritage sites. Spend free time over a glass of Kölsch pale lager—locally brewed for over 100 years! Later, enjoy live entertainment on board. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RÜDESHEIM
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Day 54 RHINE GORGE-RÜDESHEIM
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country Enjoy breathtaking views as you cruise through the spectacular Rhine Gorge on your way to Rüdesheim DISCOVERY Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience; enjoy a local special treat, OR; ACTIVE Enjoy a hike with your Avalon Adventure Host through the picturesque vineyards of Rüdesheim. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO FRANKFURT
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Day 55 FRANKFURT. EXCURSION TO HEIDELBERG
Castle Walls and the World’s Biggest Wine Barrel CLASSIC Take a half-day Guided Tour that includes the magnificent Heidelberg Castle and the Great Vat—the world’s largest wine barrel. Sail to a beautiful Main River village while enjoying dinner. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
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Day 56 MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
Beauty of the Main River Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities. CLASSIC Join a Guided Walking Tour of a picturesque Bavarian village. This afternoon relax on the Sky Deck while passing along the beautiful villages on the Main River shores. Later, enjoy dinner and live entertainment on board. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WÜRZBURG
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Day 57 WÜRZBURG
A Pearl of a Day on the Romantic Road CLASSIC Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Würzburg with its Old Main Bridge, towering fortress, and baroque Bishop’s Residenz—with the largest known ceiling fresco. ACTIVE Enjoy incredible views over the northern Bavaria city of Wurzburg on a hike up the mighty hilltop Marienberg Castle. Later you may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to the beautiful Bavarian town of Rothenburg. See the local sights and enjoy the fairytale atmosphere that has inspired artists. Enjoy live entertainment on board this evening. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN WÜRZBURG
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Day 58 KITZINGEN
Bavarian Wines, Legends, and Myths Ask about today’s energizing or relaxing Adventure Host activities. CLASSIC Enjoy a Guided Sightseeing Tour and hear about the legend of a Countess, a shepherd, and a monastery. Explore Bavaria’s largest wine-producing area. Enjoy a leisurely sailing to Volkach at lunchtime. VOLKACH Storybook Settings CLASSIC Join a Walking Tour of the quaint town of Volkach with its half-timbered houses and cobblestoned streets. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG
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Day 59 BAMBERG
The City of Seven Hills. CLASSIC Take a Guided Walking Tour of the former home to imperial dynasties, and see its Romanesque cathedral, Old Town Hall, and seven hills crowned with churches. After the tour spend free time with a glass of German-style Rauchbier (smoked beer). EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NUREMBERG
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Day 60 NUREMBERG (DISEMBARKATION)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning. Flights should not leave Nuremberg airport before 10 am.

Accommodations

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