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Christmastime from Vienna to Basel

Christmastime from Vienna to Basel (Avalon Waterways)
 

Summary:

Open a gift wrapped in glowing lights and sights of the inviting beauty of Christmas markets on the Danube and Rhine River. Embark on special departures for the festive season in Europe’s most beautiful Christmas markets and festivities. Enjoy the jolly a...

Duration
16 Days
Countries
4
Next Departure
Starting at
USD 6,797.00
USD 5,797.00
Price per day
USD 362.00

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Operator
Avalon Waterways
Ship
Envision, Tranquility II, Impression, Affinity
Tour
Christmastime from Vienna to Basel

Summary

Open a gift wrapped in glowing lights and sights of the inviting beauty of Christmas markets on the Danube and Rhine River. Embark on special departures for the festive season in Europe’s most beautiful Christmas markets and festivities. Enjoy the jolly atmosphere on our decorated Suite Ships® as you delight in the sights, smells, and tastes of local Christmas traditions along your river cruise. Enjoy stunning winter views on the Danube with the warm glow of Christmas markets, beautifully adorned with ageless traditions.

Savor the special views of the season by embarking in Vienna with a culinary tour in the Christmas markets of the City of Music. Sail through the wonderful Wachau Valley with visits to Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey perched above the Danube. In Passau, browse through the shining Christmas markets in the “City of Three Rivers.” On to Regensburg for Christkindlesmarkt shopping and beer tasting on board, and a visit to Nuremberg with your choice of a city tour or the WWII Rally Grounds. Spend a day exploring the Christmas markets here for traditional keepsakes and delicious specialties. Take an excursion from Nuremberg to Munich for to see the historic home of monarchs at Nymphenburg Palace.

In Bamberg, tour the city of seven hills of the Imperial Dynasties, and enjoy onboard Christmas Traditions lecture as you sail to Würzburg—the “Pearl of the Romantic Road”—with Christmas markets brimming with holiday cheer. Visit a quaint Bavarian Main River village and enjoy a cookie-baking demonstration on board your ship. Take an excursion to Rüdesheim in the Rhine Valley wine region to experience the joyful Mechanical Music Museum. Enjoy Christmas market lights and delights through Heidelberg and Speyer before sailing to Strasbourg for the La Petite France district and shimmering Christmas markets. Continue on to the Black Forest for a traditional Bavarian Christmas atmosphere or visit the largest wine producer in Europe at Badischer Winzerkeller winemakers. Your European Christmas cruise concludes in Basel, Switzerland.

Visited Countries (4): Austria, France, Germany, Switzerland

Ports of call (12): Basel, Breisach, Colmar, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Munich, Nuremberg, Rüdesheim, Salzburg, Strasbourg, Vienna, Zurich

 


Ship Information

Ship Name
Envision
Ship Type
River Cruiser
 

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.

Tour Variations

Christmastime from Basel to Nuremberg (10 Days)

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...

Next Departure: -
Starting at: USD 4,098.00

Christmastime from Basel to Nuremberg with 2 Nights in Prague (12 Days)

Experience the holiday season like never before with a Christmastime cruise through Germany and France, with two nights in Prague. From the beauty of the Black Forest to the glistening lights of Strasbourg’s Christmas markets, you’ll discover traditions a...

Next Departure: 12-Dec-2021
Starting at: USD 4,627.00

Christmastime from Nuremberg to Basel (10 Days)

Celebrate this magical time of year with a delightful Christmastime river cruise through the beautiful views of the heart of Germany, on the Main Danube Canal, and the Main and Rhine Rivers. Board your ship in Nuremberg, Germany, host to one of the oldest...

Next Departure: -
Starting at: USD 4,098.00

Christmastime from Nuremberg to Basel with 2 Nights in Prague (12 Days)

Celebrate this magical time of year with a Christmastime river cruise vacation starting in the Czech Republic, on through the beautiful views of the heart of Germany, and ending in Switzerland. Prague, the beautiful Czech capital, is set on the banks of t...

Next Departure: 01-Dec-2021
Starting at: USD 4,627.00

Christmastime from Vienna to Frankfurt (12 Days)

This holiday river cruise takes you to many beautiful and historical cities of Germany and Austria. And the views along the way can’t be outdone—towns and villages decorated for the holidays and beautiful views as you cruise along the Danube and Main Rive...

Next Departure: -
Starting at: USD 4,798.00

  


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