The Heart of Germany (Westbound) 2020 - 6 Day River Cruise Nuremberg to Frankfurt
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The Heart of Germany (Westbound) 2020

6 Day River Cruise Nuremberg to Frankfurt

Starting at $2,099


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Accomodations

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Fall in love with the heart of Germany’s beloved destinations along the Rhine and Main Rivers. With vineyard views and historical sights, your cruise through Germany is one of a kind. Cruise through Germany from Nuremberg on the Main River cruise portion to beautiful Bamberg. Enter a world where imperial dynasties lived with a guided tour of its Romanesque cathedral amid the seven hills crowned with churches. Take a guided tour of the quaint town of Volkach and its half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets, then visit Bavaria’s largest wine-producing region with a visit to Kitzingen. Your guided tour will share legends of folklore, before cruising to wonderful Würzburg. Enjoy a guided tour of its Old Main Bridge, fortress, and frescoed ceiling of its baroque Bishop’s Residenz along the famed Romantic Road. You’ll also visit a Main River Village for a picturesque day in Bavaria. Your cruise through Germany concludes in Frankfurt.



Destination & Sightseeing

Day 1 Nuremberg (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception
Day 2 Bamberg: guided tour, see the Old Town Hall; beer tasting on board
Day 3 Volkach–Kitzingen: guided tours
Day 4 Würzburg: choice of guided tour, visit the Bishop’s Residenz, or guided hike
Day 5 Main river village: guided walk
Day 6 Frankfurt (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 incredible views over the northern Bavaria city of Wurzburg on a hike up to mighty hilltop Marienberg Castle

Day 2
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

Day 3
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, OR:

Day 4
CLASSIC Join a Guided Walking Tour of a picturesque Bavarian village

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

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KITZINGEN

Day 10
WÜRZBURG

Day 11
MAIN RIVER VILLAGE

Day 12
FRANKFURT (DISEMBARKATION)

Day 13
EVENING CRUISE TO WÜRZBURG

Day 14
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE

Day 15
AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO FRANKFURT

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Day 22 NUREMBERG, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)
Welcome to Germany. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Nuremberg must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Set sail while enjoying dinner on your first night onboard. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG
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Day 23 BAMBERG
One Thousand Years of History in 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. Enjoy free time this afternoon strolling through the city. DISCOVERY Later, indulge in a beer tasting on board. This evening, enjoy live entertainment on board. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO VOLKACH
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Day 24 VOLKACH
Bavarian Beauty on the Main River CLASSIC Join a Walking Tour of the quaint town of Volkach with its half-timbered houses and cobblestoned streets. During lunch time enjoy a relaxing cruise to Kitzingen. KITZINGEN Bavarian Wines, Legends, and Myths 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. EVENING CRUISE TO WÜRZBURG
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Day 25 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, OR: ACTIVE Enjoy incredible views over the northern Bavaria city of Wurzburg on a hike up to mighty hilltop Marienberg Castle. 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. Alternatively, you may enjoy free time to take in the charm and culinary specialties of Würzburg. Enjoy live entertainment on board as you set sail. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
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Day 26 MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
Hidden Gems and Bavarian Beauty of a Main River Village 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. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO FRANKFURT
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Day 27 FRANKFURT (DISEMBARKATION)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning. Flights should not leave Frankfurt airport before 10 am.

Accommodations

Frankfurt
Hilton Frankfurt City Centre
Deluxe

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Hochstrasse 4 Frankfurt Germany

This stylish 342-room hotel boasts an ideal location in the heart of Frankfurt city center, next to the Stock Exchange and just minutes away from the Old Opera House and historic Römer Square. Enjoy fine local and international cuisine in the hotel's restaurant or dine outdoors on the spacious terrace with beautiful park views. Unwind with an American whiskey or cocktail at the sophisticated American-style bar, or simply enjoy a Cuban coffee and delicious bites in the bar and lounge. The health club offers a half Olympic-size indoor pool, fitness equipment, a whirlpool, steam room, and sauna. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the property.
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