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7 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Vienna to Nuremberg 2022
Christmastime on the Danube (Westbound)Starting from $2,120
River Cruise DescriptionThis Christmastime river cruise begins in Austria's magical capital of Vienna, home to the sounds of Mozart, Strauss, and the Vienna Boys' Choir. See the famous sights with a Local Guide, or opt to go on a culinary tour through the Christmas markets to get a taste of all the best flavors Austria offers during this time of year. Cruise through the wintery landscape of the picturesque Wachau Valley to Melk. Here, you'll tour the magnificent 11th century Benedictine Abbey-one of Europe's largest monasteries-where monks still stroll amidst the sacred walls. Arrive in Passau, Germany, and visit the city's charming Christmas market set against the breathtaking backdrop of St. Stephen's Cathedral, a masterpiece of baroque architecture. In Regensburg, after a guided tour of the city, savor traditional sausages at Historiche Wurstküche (Old Sausage Kitchen), one of Germany's oldest restaurants and enjoy a tasting of German beers. Learn about Christmas traditions as you cruise to Nuremberg, the thousand-year-old city with its medieval fortifications and gothic churches. The Old Town is illuminated with festive lights and decorations, and the Christmas market has dozens of stalls offering traditional wares, such as Lebkuchen (spicy gingerbread), Glühwein (mulled wine), and unique decorations and ornaments. A unique holiday river cruise vacation which offers the chance to savor the views, smells, and tastes of centuries-old Christmas markets and explore historical medieval sites...a fantastic way to celebrate the holiday season!
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|Departure Date||Ship||Priced From|
|Nov 26, 2022||Avalon Illumination||$2,370||Call Us!|
|Nov 28, 2022||Avalon View||$2,199||Call Us!|
|Nov 29, 2022||Avalon Tranquility II||$3,313||Call Us!|
|Dec 4, 2022||Avalon Impression||$3,413||Call Us!|
|Dec 6, 2022||Avalon Passion||$3,413||Call Us!|
|Dec 8, 2022||Avalon Illumination||$2,470||Call Us!|
|Dec 10, 2022||Avalon View||$2,199||Call Us!|
|Dec 14, 2022||Avalon Artistry II||$2,120||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 VIENNA, AUSTRIA (EMBARKATION)Welcome to Austria. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.Flights into Vienna 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 before boarding.
Day 2 VIENNA
Day 3 MELK–GREIN
Day 4 PASSAU
Day 5 REGENSBURG
Day 6 NUREMBERG
Day 7 NUREMBERG (DISEMBARKATION)Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.
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