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Christmas in the Heart of Germany

River Cruise Westbound from Prague to Wiesbaden

9 Days: Tuesday, December 4–Wednesday, December 12, 2018

This Christmastime river cruise begins with two nights in Prague—one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. We’ll be immersed in holiday spirit as we explore the famous Christmas markets with rows of brightly decorated wooden huts that sell Christmas tree ornaments, wooden toys, and Czech handicrafts. Board our ship in Nuremberg—with guided sightseeing of its historical treasures, as well as Old Town, illuminated with holiday lights and decorations. There’s plenty of time to visit the Christmas market, one of the most famous in Germany. Next is delightful Bamberg, where nativity scenes built by local citizens are exhibited throughout town. Take a guided walk of a picturesque Bavarian village—sure to be even more appealing lit up with festive lights and decorations. As this unforgettable Europe river cruise ends in Wiesbaden, you will never forget the historical treasures of Germany and magnificent Prague perfectly paired with the sights, sounds, and tastes of the joyous holiday season.

*After deadline, call 617.338.1111 for availability

  • Includes
    • Round-trip airport/hotel/cruise ship transfers when air is purchased through Avalon Waterways

    • Two night’s Prague hotel, seven night cruise, Avalon Imagery II

    • Captain’s welcome & farewell receptions

    • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with lunch and dinner

    • Daily full buffet breakfast

    • Daily lunch buffet with pasta or carving stations

    • Daily four-course à la carte dinner

    • Daily Afternoon Tea

    • Daily Night Fare
  • Itinerary
    • DAY 1 Overnight flight from Boston

    • DAY 2 Arrive Prague. Transfer to hotel, overnight

    • DAY 3 Prague hotel stay

    • DAY 4 Transfer to Nuremberg, board ship

    • DAY 5 Nuremberg

    • DAY 6 Bamberg

    • DAY 7 Würzburg

    • DAY 8 Miltenberg

    • DAY 9 Wiesbaden, disembark, return flight to Boston

  • Weather

    Average Minimum and Maximum Temperatures in Prague, Czech Republic

    Average min and max temperatures in Prague, Czech Republic

    (clicking on image will send you to the weather data website)

  • Highlights
    • Cruise: deluxe 5-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon’s exclusive

    • Comfort Collection Beds

    • Prague: two night’s hotel accommodations

    • Prague: sightseeing, Hradčany Castle, Christmas markets

    • Nuremberg: sightseeing, Christmas market

    • Bamberg: sightseeing, Old Town Hall, Christmas market

    • Würzburg: sightseeing, Bishop’s Residenz Christmas markets

    • Miltenberg: onboard culinary demonstration, guided walk

    • Panoramic windows throughout ship

    • Onboard lectures, activities & nightly entertainment

    • Headsets for all guided shore excursions

    • Sightseeing with Certified Local Guides

    • Complimentary Wi-Fi access

    • Large bathroom featuring shower with glass door

    • Elevator

    • Complimentary bottled water daily

    • Friendly, English-speaking crew
  • Imagery II

    One of two new additions to the youngest fleet on Europe's waterways, the Imagery II continues all of Avalon's outstanding Suite Ship traditions. Passengers can choose from two full decks of Panorama Suites, featuring Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living space into a unique Open-Air Balcony. At a spacious 200 square feet, Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, affording the incomparable opportunity to awaken each morning facing the splendid passing scenery. Onboard amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi access, an expanded Fitness Center, hair salon, an elevator, and an expansive Sky Deck with whirlpool, premium lounge chairs, a shade system, and deck games.

  • Pricing and Deposit

    Prices are per person double occupancy for Deluxe Stateroom, Category E. Cabin upgrades available upon request. Additional $142-$928 pp/do.

    Includes cruise taxes and port charges and pre-paid cruise gratuities and insurance. Prices listed above DO NOT include airfare. Airfare price available at time of booking.

    When you reserve your Avalon Waterways Cruise with The Travel Club, any current Avalon promotion will be applicable to your reservation.

Last updated 10/5/2018 1:34:41 PM

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