Christmastime from Basel to Nuremberg


Summary: Experience the holiday season like never before with a Christmastime cruise through Germany and France. From the beauty of the Black Forest to the glistening lights of Strasbourg’s Christmas markets, you’ll discover traditions and tastes that warm the hea...

Duration
10 Days
Countries
3
Next Departure
11-Dec-2020
Starting at
USD 4,098.00
USD 3,348.00
Price per day
USD 335.00
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Operator
Avalon Waterways
Ship
Imagery II, Envision
Tour
Christmastime from Basel to Nuremberg
Tour Code
WMN


Highlights

City Highlights

Day 1 Basel (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Breisach: excursion to Black Forest; Christmas market

Day 3 Strasbourg: guided sightseeing, visit La Petite France district and the gothic cathedral; Christmas market

Day 4 Speyer. Excursion to Heidelberg: guided tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Great Vat, Christmas markets; Christmas markets in Speyer

Day 5 Frankfurt. Excursion to Rüdesheim: visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum; enjoy a special treat

Day 6 Main river village: guided walk, onboard baking demonstration

Day 7 Würzburg: guided sightseeing, visit the Bishop’s Residenz; Christmas market

Day 8 Bamberg: onboard Christmas Traditions lecture; guided sightseeing, see the Old Town Hall; Christmas market

Day 9 Nuremberg: choice of guided sightseeing, or Nuremberg Rally Grounds tour; Christmas market

Day 10 Nuremberg (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning

Notes

In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary. Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.

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Itinerary

Experience the holiday season like never before with a Christmastime cruise through Germany and France. From the beauty of the Black Forest to the glistening lights of Strasbourg’s Christmas markets, you’ll discover traditions and tastes that warm the heart. With views like no other, the shining stalls with crafts, cuisine, and curios come alive with music and merriment. Visit glowing German Christkindlesmarkt stalls as you cruise on the Rhine and Main Rivers through Heidelberg, a Main river village, Wurzburg, Bamberg, and Nuremberg.

1.
Basel, Switzerland (Embarkation)
2.
Breisach, Germany. Excursion To Black Forest
3.
Strasbourg, France
4.
Speyer, Germany. Heidelberg Excursion
5.
Frankfurt. Excursion To Rudesheim
6.
Main River Village
7.
Würzburg
8.
Bamberg
9.
Nuremberg
10.
Nuremberg (Disembarkation)

Visited Countries: France, Germany, Switzerland

Visited cities: Bamberg, Basel, Breisach, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Nuremberg, Rüdesheim, Strasbourg, Würzburg


Ship Information
Ship Name
Imagery II
Ship Type
River Cruiser
Summary

One of 2016's 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, an elevator, alternative light dining options in the Panorama Bistro or al fresco grill lunch at the Sky Bistro, and an expansive Sky Deck with whirlpool, premium lounge chairs, a shade system, and deck games.

 
Travel Package
Description Coming from   Going to
Cruise Basel Nuremberg



This is an Organised River Cruise: you will eat and sleep on-board of the ship. The cruise operator set the itinerary, the destinations, duration and departure dates as well as the price per cabin type/deck. Excursions can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

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