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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
29-Nov-2025
Starting at
USD 4,948.00
USD 4,698.00
Price per day
USD 470.00

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  • Dates and Details
  • Ship Route
  • Map, Destinations
  • Avalon
Operator
Avalon Waterways
Ship
Envision, Imagery II, Panorama
Tour
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 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.

Map: Christmastime from Basel to Nuremberg (Avalon)

Short Itinerary / Route

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

Travel Countries (3): France, Germany, Switzerland

Ports of call (12): Bamberg, Basel, Breisach, Colmar, Frankfurt am Main, Heidelberg, Nuremberg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Rüdesheim, Strasbourg, Würzburg, Zurich

Ship Information

Ship Name
Envision
Ship Type
River Cruise Ship

Travel Package

 

Coming from

 

Going to

Cruise...

Basel

Arrow Going To

Nuremberg

River CruisesThis 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 and activities can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

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