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6 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Nuremberg to Frankfurt 2022
Festive Season in the Heart of GermanyStarting from $1,799
River Cruise DescriptionThis festive Christmastime river cruise begins in Nuremberg, the unofficial capital of the Holy Roman Empire. Guided sightseeing shows you 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, and be sure to savor some traditional lebkuchen (spicy gingerbread), a specialty of Nuremberg. Next stop is delightful Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, throughout town, you'll see nativity scenes built by local citizens. Learn about Christmas traditions as you cruise to charming Würzburg, known as the "Pearl of the Romantic Road," and surrounded by sloping hills covered with vineyards. Walk through the halls of the ornate Bishop's Residence-home to the largest ceiling fresco ever painted, then stroll through the Christmas markets while you sip Glühwein (hot mulled wine). Learn how to bake a traditional cookie before arriving at one of the charming small towns with half-timbered houses and narrow streets that are dotted along the Main River. Take a guided walk of one of these picturesque Bavarian villages-sure to be even more appealing lit up with festive lights and decorations. As this unforgettable Europe river cruise ends in Frankfurt, you will never forget the historical treasures of Germany perfectly paired with the views, sounds, and tastes of the joyous holiday season.
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|Nov 28, 2022||Avalon Artistry II||$1,799||Call Us!|
|Dec 5, 2022||Avalon Tranquility II||$1,924||Call Us!|
|Dec 10, 2022||Avalon Impression||Waitlist||Call Us!|
|Dec 12, 2022||Avalon Imagery II||$1,842||Call Us!|
|Dec 13, 2022||Avalon Visionary||$2,627||Call Us!|
Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:
- Plus independent exploration options and use of Avalon's exclusive AvalonGO APP.
River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 NUREMBERG, GERMANY (EMBARKATION)Welcome in Nuremberg, where 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.Indulge in traditional holiday fare and hot libations to warm your heart and soul.
Day 2 NUREMBERG
Day 3 BAMBERG
Day 4 WÜRZBURG
Day 5 MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
Day 6 FRANKFURT (DISEMBARKATION)Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.
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