Christmas in the Heart of Germany – Westbound
About Prague, Czech Republic
Experience the holiday season on this festive river cruise vacation from Prague to Frankfurt. Your vacation begins in 1,000-year-old Prague with guided sightseeing that shows off the city’s best-known treasures and time to explore the impressive Old Town Christmas market. Also enjoy guided city sightseeing in Nuremberg, Bamberg, Würzburg with a visit to the Bishop’s Residenz, and the charming Bavarian village of Miltenberg. And, of course, there’s free time to visit the Christmas markets. What a fantastic way to start your holiday season. Your ship will be decorated and dressed up in Christmas colors.
Cruise: deluxe 5-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSMDays 1-2 Prague: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit Hradčany Castle grounds on Day 2; Christmas marketsDay 3 Prague–Nuremberg, Germany (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay4 Nuremberg: choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour Christmas marketDay 5 Bamberg: guided sightseeing, see the Old Town Hall; onboard lectureDay 6 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz; Christmas marketsDay 7 Miltenberg: onboard culinary demonstration, guided walkDay 8 Frankfurt: your vacation ends this morning.
Captain’s welcome & farewell receptions with sparkling wine and canapésWelcome dinnerDaily Afternoon TeaDaily Night FareFarewell dinnerComplimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; soft drinks with lunch; and wine, beer, or soft drinks with dinner are included daily on board your vessel
NOTES:Christmas markets operate from late November until the third week of December, depending on the location (Prague markets are open from early December until the first days of January).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 becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.