European Splendor – Westbound
About Nuremberg, Germany
This magnificent vacation includes a deluxe cruise that reveals the best of Europe along the Danube, Main, and Rhine Rivers. See the sights with Certified Local Guides in Vienna, Grein, Dürnstein, Nuremberg, Bamberg, and Cologne; enjoy a tasting of local specialties in Bavaria’s picturesque Wertheim; visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum in charming Rüdesheim; and cruise through the dramatic Rhine Gorge past the legendary Lorelei rock. Your vacation concludes with a canal cruise past 16th-century merchant houses in delightful Amsterdam.
Cruise: deluxe 12-night cruise in an outside stateroom with hotel-style beds Day 1 Vienna (Embarkation): welcome receptionDay 2 Vienna: guided sightseeingDay 3 Dürnstein–Grein: guided walk in Dürnstein, see the Stiftskirche; guided walk in Grein, visit the historical theaterDay 4 Linz: guided walkDay 5 Regensburg: guided walk; enjoy a snack at the Historische WurstkücheDay 6 Nuremberg: onboard lecture; choice of guided sightseeing or Nuremberg Trials tour; beer tastingDay 7 Bamberg: guided walk, see the Old Town; onboard lectureDay 8 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s ResidenzDay 9 Wertheim: guided sightseeing, special tastingDay 10 Rüdesheim–Rhine Gorge: visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum; special treat; cruise through the Rhine GorgeDay 11 Cologne: choice of guided walk or Jewish Heritage walkDay 12 Amsterdam: canal cruiseDay 13 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
Meals are indicated by breakfast (B), lunch (L), and dinner (D) in the day-by-day itineraryCaptain’s welcome & farewell receptions with sparkling wine and canapésWelcome dinnerDaily Afternoon TeaDaily Night FareLocal chef dinnerFarewell 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: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.